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Finding Creatures by Casey June Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Bernadette is a lonely little girl...until she meets Angel, a horse nobody else can see, a friend like she has never known before. But is she really the only one who can see Angel? Is she really Angel's only friend?
Marley Needs a Meal by Huck Pilgrim
Series: ABCs of Desire. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,000. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Huck Pilgrim Presents. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age(3.00 from 1 review)
This story deals with adult subjects. A hungry girl must find a way to pay the pizza delivery man for his service.
Silence of the Imbeciles by J. C. Conway
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
It's tough being a kid--especially a kid with magical powers that now regrets having cast the spell that turned everyone he knows into an imbecile. But that's life for 14-year-old Frankie Turnbull. Now he wants to correct his mistake. But how, when those he's trying to help keeping stupidly interfering? Frankie's options dwindle, as does his patience, until ultimately just one solution remains.
The Drive by Mihael Keehl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
It's always been routine but it never felt like it. Every year, there was always something - a moment, an emotion, a phrase, or even a word that distinguished one year from another. Now, after more than fifty years, I could still vividly remember every little detail of each year from the way her skirt spun whenever she danced all the way to how her eyes shone whenever she looked at me. This year..
Cheery Red by Alicia Thomas-Woolf
You set the price! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Jane doesn't remember. Jane doesn't know that she doesn't remember. She seldom talks, much less questions her life, a life with a boring half day job and an overbearing mother. But when she is forced to go on a blind date, questions make a surprise appearance... and her boring life is threatened with frightening answers. This is a short story.
Literature Companion: The Virgin Suicides by History World
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 90 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 273. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Coming of age
The story revolves around the lives of five sisters, the Lisbon girls. The people living in their community are quite fascinated by the acts of these five sisters because they can’t explain for their acts.
Eternally Tuesday by A. Keyes
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
"Jake" Clemmings keeps his Tuesdays the same way.Skips school,goes fishing,plays video games like any other eleven year old. But Jake has a burden to bear and many lessons to learn.A story of grief friendship and bonding over jello Eternally tuesday reminds us what routine and honor truely can be
এলভিস ও অমলাসুন্দরী by Shamik Ghosh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: Bengali. Published: July 4, 2014 by Bookpocket Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
দু’জনেই বুড়ো হয়ে গিয়েছে। জরা গ্রাস করেছে দু’জনকেই । বাড়ীটার পলেস্তারা খসে গেছে জায়গায় জায়গায়। অনেক আগেই ধুয়ে গিয়েছে রঙ। সামান্য যেটুকু আছে তাতেও ভাগ বসিয়েছে আগাছার শিকড়। দোতলার বারান্দা খসে গেছে, খসে গেছে কার্নিশ। তবু দাঁড়িয়ে আছে। বহু প্রাচীন ইতিহাসের মত। রোদ বৃষ্টির দাগ শরীরে নিয়ে।
Gulabi by Pankaj Suneja
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 13,470. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 1 review)
The fictitious storyline revolving around two characters Monty (the psychotic part) and Virginia (the non psychotic part). The boundary between the two is permeable. Monty conjures up ‘Gulabi’, following his abrupt separation from his long time partner, while Virginia, having suffered from a personal loss sets out to follow her lifelong aspiration to travel the world.
Huntsman Returned by Andrew Michael Schwarz
Price: Free! Words: 9,540. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Coming of age(3.00 from 1 review)
Their ship crashed on a primitive planet inhabited by giant predatory cats and prehistoric hominids. The only ones who survived were housed in a portion of the ship that was built more securely: the nursery.
Clara: A Short Story by Faith Cotter
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Coming of age
Catholic school kid Clara Cooper wants to go home. She has some unfinished business to attend to, and really needs God to give her attempt at truancy a bit of heavenly aid. When she fails to convince the nurses, the principal, and her mama that she is sick enough to leave school, she decides to take matters into her own hands.
Tilly and Elmer FlashbackX (2) - Falling for a Kiss by Gene Clements
Series: Tilly and Elmer FlashbackX, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
In the FlashbackX series, Tilly and Elmer, a Midwestern couple in their sixties, reminisce about their awkward but passionate high school romance. Elmer knew that tradition required him to kiss Tilly on the third date. He wanted to, but when he found her dressed as a vampire for the Halloween dance, his well rehearsed strategy took a scary turn. They're still laughing about it fifty years later.
Grasshopper by A.J. Norton
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Joe is an ordinary man, trying to hold onto some joy in a world that is coming apart. As a child, he learns the meaning of loss. Rather than accepting it, he learns to protect his memories; even at the expense of the life he is living. The emotionally evocative imagery draws the reader into the story; and paints a stark picture of a man willing to sacrifice his future to hold onto his past.
Jennifer Needs a Job by Huck Pilgrim
Series: ABCs of Desire. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014 by Huck Pilgrim Presents. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This work deals with adult subjects. An inexperienced girl is welcomed to the grown up world of paying the rent.
Summer of Frogs by Dawn White
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
During a hot, lazy summer in Georgia, 16-year-old Trixie sorts through the complexity of her parents' marriage, jealousy towards her adorable kid sister, and ambivalence about the religion she inherited. From a generation before texting and social media, Trixie relies on her best friend and partner-in-mischief, her vivid imagination, and her love of nature. For Trixie, it is the summer of frogs.
The Black Place Inside by Troy McCombs
Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
After a massive earthquake ravages the world, one man becomes trapped underground in his car. Darkness, lonliness, and isolation become his only friends. If that wasn't bad enough, his own sanity begins to waver away, as well. Over time, he begins to reflect on his life and learns some very valuable lessons. Can they help him escape the black place inside?
There Goes The Neighbourhood And Other Short Stories by Jeff Roulston
Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
A collection of three brand new short stories about characters young, old and in between. They are sons, brothers and fathers; good people, but they are human, and therefore flawed and ultimately misunderstood.
Puppy Memoirs: The Life of Peanut Short Story Series by Matthew Snider
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Coming of age
All dogs wish to have a place in the world. One dog strives to learn his from day one. The story of PEANUT follows the fictional life of a German Shepherd, from his first memory until the very end. The first volume, fall in love with the Peanut as he learns the ropes of everyday life.
Candles by Robert E Vonne
Price: Free! Words: 3,640. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
What makes a person's opinions and insights valuable to society? It might not be the vision from the top, such as from presidents and billionaires. The outsider sees where the herd is going, and what beliefs are leading it there. In general, there are no outsiders as potentially valuable as the disabled; in these two stories, the inspiring visions of two young mentally ill people are displayed.