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The Day the Music Died by Gabe Gott
Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: American English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Sam, a college freshman, is taking a shower, getting ready for class, when he finds out about the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
Wander.Stop by Sin James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015 by Nikki True. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Coming of age
Where do you go when there is nowhere else to go? In this coming of age story Benny, a 16-year-old dope boy from Oklahoma City is ready to change his life around. But as soon as he tries to leave his former life behind an unforeseen accident plus a chance encounter with a young prostitute has him at facing a tough decision to either commit to change or fall back into old habits.
Make My Joy Complete by Mercia McMahon
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: British English. Published: July 2, 2015 by MMMporium. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Mona is a silent but strong mother, unlike her daughter Lisa who loudly insists on being called Joy. Mona is headstrong and has needed to be as a single mother, but now the young adult that is Lisa (or Joy) is seriously injured. In the hospital waiting room Mona continues to be the strong silent type and is determined to sort everything out for her beloved daughter, who has other ideas.
Left Behind: The Rapture of Anna by Huck Pilgrim
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015 by Huck Pilgrim Presents. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Christian » General(4.00 from 1 review)
A good little Christian girl wakes from an erotic dream, believing the Rapture has happened--she’s been left behind in a world filled with sexy sinners!
Petunia and Sir Alfred by Elvira Drake
Price: Free! Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Coming of age
Al, a janitor at Lakeview Asylum, never noticed Petunia, a young schizophrenic patient, until Nurse Kathy nudges him into socializing with her. Little does he know he will get pulled into Petunia's bizarre metaphysical world. She claims to be a prophetess, filling one notebook after another with frantic scribbles. Intrigued by her strange religion, he becomes a neophyte initiate.
Eleven Miles from Home by Jeremy Bursey
Price: Free! Words: 13,730. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Richard and Rachel stopped getting along months ago, but they continue to go out together to satisfy the one recreational interest they share. However, when misfortune steals that link away and leaves them stranded on the side of the road eleven miles from home, they must not only figure out what went wrong in their relationship but decide whether it's even worth saving.
Perky Erect Nipples by Theric Jepson
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: American English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Antemoff Ebookery. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A story of lost love and young cats and high school and regret and rental cars and, um.... "I should clear up right now that Perky Erect Nipples is the name of my cat." Or so claims Isaac in the first sentence of this droll novella from Theric Jepson. But regardless of his cat's name, Isaac has other things on his mind. Including the girl who got away but still haunts his memory, and her, um....
Miss Me, Nightmare. by Esme Leon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Coming of age
Maria, a southern lit-freak, artist and teen meet's the friend she's met many times in her dreams. The only way she's documented meeting him are from sketches and memories. She realizes only later through a series of events that he's more of a beautiful nightmare than a sweet dream.
Boring Short Stories From A Bearded Man by Samuel Planner
You set the price! Words: 12,660. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Coming of age
A Collection of short stories for those who enjoy literary surprises. It also mentions Imgur.
StepShifter 1 - Alpha Billionaire Lover by Ophelia Sikes
Price: Free! Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Coming of age
You've read about the billionaires who like to tie things with ... ties. You've lusted over werewolves and werebears. You've sent your blood pressure through the roof fantasizing about that pair of muscle-bound MMA guys whose sole focus in life is to bring you to the heights of pleasure. You've perhaps asked yourself, self, why do all of these fantastic lovers have to be in different universes?
When Summer Lingers by Queen of Spades
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Coming of age(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Dahna is quite comfortable in her role as an outcast. Her favorite activities are painting her nails and hanging out on the beach. An observation by the quirky Carr leads to an endearing friendship between two unlikely people. Note: This short story was first featured in Summer Shorts II: Best Kept Secrets by Durham Editing and E-books.
The Mascot by Drew Banton
Price: Free! Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A young girl from a troubled family shares a love of baseball with her uncle. This is a short story of approximately 4400 words.
The Great and Powerful, Brave Raideen by Scott Semegran
Price: Free! Words: 6,710. Language: American English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Second-grader William enjoyed the sanctity of his room, surrounded by his toys. In his room, he was safe from Randy, the bully at school. William schemed about what he would do to get back at Randy with his favorite toy, a Shogun Warrior called Brave Raideen. William was convinced that Brave Raideen had the answer to his problem; he would show Randy who was the bigger kid on the school playground.
Andy Smithson: Power of the Heir's Passion (Prequel Novella) by L. R. W. Lee
Series: Andy Smithson. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,830. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
“Very funny, very unique… Ingenuity was really fresh.” – Lia London, Clean Indie Reads Founder Princess Imogenia unexpectedly finds herself in the Afterlife, having to navigate between Peace Paradise, the Unclaimed Baggage department, the Unfinished Business office, and other governmental agencies seeking the justice denied her. What vengence will pacify this troubled spirit?
The Honeydrop Tree: a novelette by Matthew S. Rosin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
The lost community of Apistown trades honey with the outside world to survive. But its children do not know where the honored honey comes from—nor about the guilt the town must bear. Three friends set out to learn the truth. And their parents, guided by three mysterious matrons, must choose: protect their children or keep faith with the community. The truth will transform them all.
August Blue: A short story by Andrew Daws
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Coming of age
Charlie and his friends steal a boat, but years later, he remembers not the crime but the fear when, swimming, he knew he was going to drown.
Angels Versus Virgins by Bryan Murphy
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A young man with a mission: to get himself killed, to subvert the established order in the name of the one true faith. What can come between him and the virgins he has been promised, if not the Angels in his heart? Dark humour lightens this tale of teenage longing taken to the extreme.
Letter to Tanja by Kenny Fischer
Price: Free! Words: 4,100. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
A thrilling combination of fantastic story-telling, spiraling with dream-like characters in a gripping letter that is spun around a shadowy love tale.
Literature Companion: Ordinary People by History World
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Coming of age
The book has established itself in several academic circles. It is now in the course of study at several American Secondary school English classes.