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Esmeralda and the Breeze by C.M. Simpson
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Coming of age
Esmeralda and the Breeze: is a short story in the magic realism genre centered around a young woman finding her place in a world that largely rejects her. It is approximately 1,800 words in length. This short story is the third story in An Anthology of Those Who Walk Among Us,which contains extra content and released in late July 2012.
Flesh & Blood by Jerry McKinney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Jessie had no idea that there would be a lot of "taking care" in the next few months. When neighbors show up on the farm dazed and bloody, Jessie and his Pa do their best to help their friends, but soon find that there is no way to help those that are already dead.---- Reviews are appreciated.
Making Spares: a short story by Jeff Posey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Coming of age
Take a juvenile delinquent bowling? Preposterous. Mr. Meyers put it out of his mind. But one day he found himself at the detention center offering to take a kid bowling. Reuben defied all expectations, especially his own.
Light Tower Power by Jon Sindell
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 1 review)
In this short adapted from the novel The Mighty Roman, Roman Meister, a gargantuan former minor-league home run champ and manager of the sub-minor-league San Carlos Coyotes, takes his mighty bat THOR in hand to put on a show for his eighteen-year-old charges.
The Sad Day by Tim Girard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
When Cowboy came into their lives bombs fell. Enduring the war two little boys sought refuge in their action figures while desperately trying to avoid the pitfalls of the war.
My favorite sin: Alternate Version 1 by Mirvan Ereon
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Coming of age
for Sandalphon The first kiss is always the sweetest. And the most sinful? In case you are wondering who is that yummy guy in the photo, that is MEEEEE! =P yes, it's unbelievable but a young gay Filipino writer as sexy as that really exists =P
Writer Rob Strangle Explains Why Ace Cola Sucks by Cliff Stone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Dunkerron Press email@example.com. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Forced to defend his position on Ace Cola, ninth-grader Rob Stangle hands off the task to his alter ego, the imaginary author Cliff Stone. Cliff will stop at nothing to get at the truth, barreling headlong toward a confrontation that will shake the foundation of Rob's world, tearing loose on a meta-fictional voyage of discovery into the heart of a strange mystery Rob doesn't dare face alone.
At the Ditch in the Center of the Universe by Geraldine Glodek
Price: Free! Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012 by Geraldine Glodek. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
It's 1959. Tim Giovannini, whose family made it out of the mines and factories of Pennsylvania, wants nothing to do with kids whose parents still come home with dirty hands. He has a chance to go to the Buddy Holly concert in Iowa with Hal Jones, the laces of whose sneakers Tim does not feel fit to loose. Hal can't stomach Tim, but a ride to Iowa in Tim's dad's car is his only way to get there
Rory and Tusker by Nandita Basu
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse, Fiction » Coming of age
It's a story about an unlikely friendship between a lion and an elephant. Destiny tears the two friends apart. This story is about their journey they take to find each other. In the process they discover themselves. This is story about friendship and loyalty. It's about finding the friend that we are all looking for. It's about finding the friend that is hidden in all of us.
What Grows By Moonlight by Jerome Francis Lusa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Coming of age
Oh that Love was always symmetrical, always reciprocated, always came in pairs. Alas it is not always these things, and when it is not it can spawn a most agonizing and enduring pain, that of unrequited Love. What Grows By Moonlight is a short story that tells of one man's struggle to overcome an unrequited love.
Too Old To Play by David Todd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Thirteen year old Danny Tompkins must deal with his mother's death, but on the day of the funeral people keep coming to his house, and seem to be partying. As he retreated to his bedroom, he couldn't understand why those adults behaved as they did, or why his younger cousins just kept playing. So he "hid" and fumed. Years later, the adult Daniel relives those memories, and writes about them.
La château du prince de Polignac by Anthony Trollope
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: French. Published: March 7, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Coming of age
Nouvelle écrite en 1859 et située au Puy-en-Velay, elle relate les amours tumultueuses de deux amants d’un certain âge. Trollope avait par la force des choses beaucoup voyagé en Europe dans sa jeunesse, ses parents ayant dû s’exiler à Bruxelles pour fuir leurs créditeurs, et il parlait assez couramment plusieurs langues, dont le français.
Un amour de jeunesse by Anthony Trollope
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: French. Published: March 7, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Classics
Un amour de jeunesse évoque diverses passions : l’amour des deux jeunes gens, Adolphe Bauche et Marie Clavert, l’orpheline recueillie par la mère du jeune homme ou la colère et l’indignation de madame Bauche, prête à tout pour empêcher son héritier de convoler avec une jeune fille pleine de qualités, certes, mais sans le sou...
How You See It by Joanne Orion Miller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Coming of age
Marciella is sure her mother has deserted her; but is it true? This short story set in Manhattan's Spanish Harlem follows the very peculiar assumptions of one little girl--and how her life was shaped by them. Psychologists make much of childhood influences. But what if the memories we hold are misinterpreted? Marciella came to know the truth, and in an instant, her life was changed forever.
A Dish Best Served by J. Richard Singleton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Coming of age
He was a nice young man, eager to enter high school with his whole life ahead of him as he approached the closing days of junior high--until the most popular girl in school, Dina Rigby, sets him up for a public act of sexual humiliation. Vowing revenge, he concocts an increasingly elaborate plan for revenge, ultimately reaching its crescendo towards high school graduation.