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School for Angels by Elizabeth Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
Short Story When thirteen year-old Joey Callahan gets in trouble, he is sent to the School for Angels instead of Juvenile Detention. There he meets up with Sister Frances, a nun who keeps a watchful eye over him. When Joey is asked to help serve meals to the homeless, he grudgingly shows up. There he meets Sophie, a six-year-old who desperately needs someone to watch over her.
The Ghost of George Washington by Arthur Bliss
Price: Free! Words: 9,980. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
In this short story by acclaimed Washington writer Arthur Bliss, six college freshman face an unexpected crisis in the forest ahead of the 2016 American presidential election. Will what they discover change how they view themselves and their country?
A Haunted Soul by Meredith Miller
Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Tracey is haunted by many, many issues between her and her mother. This tale is all about how they resolve things and go back to having a happy relationship. Well, it also concerns a boy with stars on his shoes, but Tracey's mum wouldn't like us mentioning that.
The Feels by Jamaak Morris
Price: Free! Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Three of Jamaak Morris’s many short stories that involve love, determination, strength, and forgiveness. The different protagonist in the different stories found the courage to do what is needed of them.
The Golden Child by Daniel Clayton
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Stephen Pendleton sees his childhood repeating himself. His brother, Ken, who was given everything as the eldest child while Stephen, the youngest, was neglected and abused. He's tried to put that behind him and move on with his life, but when he sees his younger nephew going through the same things, he finds himself reliving the past and his darkest impulses.
Limelight by David Neth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age
For Jay Owens, being a celebrity was exactly what he wanted: to be the center of attention. But when his estranged wife delivers some unexpected news, their staged marriage threatens to crumble, putting his career at risk yet again.
Killing Myself by Ulf Wolf
You set the price! Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Coming of age
I tried to kill myself in the sixties. I wasn’t very good at it. And the thing about Aspirin is that 121 of them will not kill you. Not even close. They will, however, make your ears ring, and if you stage this perfectly, they will also accomplish the purpose of suicide: make them feel good and guilty. Leaving you in control.
Forever Days - Sample, First 2 Chapters (unedited) by Emlyn Hall
Price: Free! Words: 5,840. Language: British English. Published: September 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Forever Days is the hilarious story of 5 friends. They meet at University and have the time of their lives. Upon graduating, they all make a pact: To meet at the same pub, on the same day every year, until one of them dies...
A Cardboard Box by Jessica McKenzie
Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: British English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Coming of age
The journey of life encompasses many memories. The act of collecting them together as we form our own identity can be perhaps be considered somewhat like gathering our poignant moments in the box of our minds. What's inside your box? 'A Cardboard Box' is a small collection of poetry relating to themes of relationships, identity and coming of age.
The Divine Imprint: A Novel by Miquiel Banks
Price: Free! Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
Part Memoir and Part Essay, The Divine Imprint is a coming-of-age story that follows a Narrator’s journey across Florida as he experiences a self-revelation in Warm Mineral Springs and colorful flags on a boring Sunday.
Stuck in the 80s: A Novel by Miquiel Banks
Price: Free! Words: 11,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
Part Memoir and Part Documentary, Stuck in the 80s elevates the ceiling of both art forms and becomes what MB terms as “Mood Writing.” He defines it as “a new form of writing that allows the reader to do more than see or feel, the reader EXPERIENCES the event.” We ask you to join MB in this coming-of-age tale involving Atlanta, Driving, Romance, Nostalgia, and the 80s.
A Boy’s Life by David Halliday
Series: The Invisible Man. You set the price! Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A Boy's Life is a novelette, Part of a multi series of books under the banner THE INVISIBLE MAN. Mackenzie Philips is a young boy dealing with school, bullies, girls, and boredom. But Mackenzie harbours a terrible secret, one that he cannot share. Threatened by bigger boys, teachers, and the police, Mackenzie is afraid of only one person... God.
Death and Life and Death by Michael Allender
Series: The Life and Times of Bindigo and Abbie Joules, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Abbie Joules and her older brother, Bendigo, have to face the reality of mortality as their favorite aunt--Sherry--succumbs to a deadly disease. Fighting despair, Bendigo volunteers at the hospital, trying to drown his sorrow in good deeds for the less fortunate, a tribute to his beloved aunt. But in an act of devilish irony, he encounters evil incarnate.
Childhood's End and Other Teenage Dreams, A Short Story Collection by Tristan Taylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,480. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
CHILDHOOD'S END AND OTHER TEENAGE DREAMS, A SHORT STORY COLLECTION is a collection thirteen short stories focusing on things we all share and relate to like first loves, high school crushes, awkward romances, sibling relationships, or a love for stories featuring tortured souls stuck in limbo, demonic entities, and costumed adventurers battling vicious villains.
Pearl of the seas, a fairytale by Ruth Finnegan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
A fairytale for children of all ages ,above all the preteens, about a fantastic adventure through the seas to a land of paradise, in which Chris, ably helped by Kate (with her darning and her incapacity with numbers) and Kate's dog Holly, overcome innumerable dangers by sea and land, ending in a sore sacrifice and a family tea. The prequel to the inspirational award-winning 'Black Inked Pearl'
The Lilies of Dawn by Vanessa Fogg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016 by Annorlunda Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Coming of age
The Lilies of Dawn is a lushly written, lyrical fairy tale of love, duty, family, and one young woman’s coming of age.
Living in the Pages by Mindy Haig
Price: Free! Words: 16,890. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Coming of age
Hendrix Massey had a dream. That dream led him to a magic journal. That journal kept him going when the world came crashing down around him. But can happily ever after truly be found in the pages?