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Life is a Parallel Universe
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You set the price! Words: 13,310. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This tale takes place in the suburbs of Newcastle beginning in the 1980s, where we meet three girls who begin their first day at school together in the same time and place. Their lives, however, will be lived and experienced very differently.
Just Another Sunday: A Novel
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You set the price! Words: 119,370. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Just Another Sunday Is Anything but Ordinary - Set against the backdrop of the turbulent late 1960s and early 1970s, Just Another Sunday is inspired by actual events and follows Lia Benedict, a teenager growing up in the suburbs of New Jersey.
Sixteen
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Price: Free! Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
What's it like to lose your father at 16 or fall for a man 16 years your senior? Lose your innocence to sin or gain strength through weakness? Sixteen brings together 16 vignettes of experiences in love and loss. Part fiction, part not, the anthology collects the truths of what it means to love and lose, want and wonder…how we are never the same once everything changes.
College and the Punk Rock Grrl
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Series: The Punk Rock Grrl, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 92,150. Language: American English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In the second volume of The Punk Rock Grrl saga 19-year-old widow Rudi Weiss descends into an inferno of drugs—only to wake next to a murdered man with powerful ties, who's from a country that doesn't exist. Which sets off events that force her to hide out in the one place no one would ever look for her: a fraternity house, where a habitual womanizer may be her only hope for survival, and love.
Apple in the Earth
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Price: Free! Words: 64,030. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
After the death of his father, James is forced to hold together his family, his friends, and possibly his entire town.
After School
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Price: Free! Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Sometimes the Lessons Don’t End When the Dismissal Bell Rings! When Dayana Forbes finds her introverted classmate Caleb in the aftermath of a brutal attack by another student, her view of her school as a safe haven is left shattered in smears of blood.
Church Group
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Price: Free! Words: 115,670. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A new home. A new school. A new best mate. Things are going pretty well for Luke Keane. But as teenage kicks veer into the hedonistic world of alcohol, drugs and partying things begin to spiral out of control. So how far is too far? And can you ever really know until it's too late?
Gang Of Losers
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Price: Free! Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Gang of Losers is a heartfelt and offbeat novel about 16 year-old Theo Hanlon's efforts to make it as a musician and form a band. Set in the summer of 1983, the novel captures the excitement of growing up and experiencing the intoxicating lure of music, sex, alcohol and independence for the first time.
Finding Creatures
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Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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?
Main Street
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Price: Free! Words: 10,970. Language: American English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
I’m walking down the street today because I don’t have anything better to do. The thick air of the city pulsates with its each breath, the trodden gray of the sidewalk undulates and retires with each step, my shoes raindrops in shimmering pools of concrete. One empty face slides past and then another, multitude and diversity swirls by, overwhelming, unfathomable, humanity embracing facsimile . .
Ellie (A "Beyond Ivy" Novel)
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Series: Beyond Ivy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 48,460. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Ellie is a 25-year-old graduate with a fancy degree and little to show for it--until a cross-country move thrusts her into a life of corporate offices, love triangles, and cosmopolitan friends. Suddenly Ellie must choose between fellowships and corporate jobs, an indie musician and an environmental consultant, and ultimately, her dreams and her reality.
Judith the Obscure
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Price: Free! Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Judith Nussbaum just woke up to find fifty thousand, Italian honneybees nesting in her hemlock tree, and all the diazepam in the universe won't make the swarm go away.
Cheery Red
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You set the price! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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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.
Bllleeeggghhh!
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You set the price! Words: 2,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The tale of a young girl with a devious plan to skip out on an important test.
Huntsman Returned
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Price: Free! Words: 9,540. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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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.
Shine Your Eye
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Price: Free! Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Seni's older brother, Dele meets an attractive young woman on campus. Her name is Veronica. As Seni becomes acquainted with more details of Veronica, she believes that this woman is not who Dele thinks she is. Will her stubborn brother take his sister's advice or learn the hard way that a woman's intuition is often right?
Clara: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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 - Falling for a Kiss
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Series: Tilly and Elmer FlashbackX, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
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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.
Refuge
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Series: Evie. Price: Free! Words: 18,670. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Stoked Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Zee must remember who she is, and learn to deal with what life has handed her, as well as the consequences of the choices she's made.
Out of Order
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Price: Free! Words: 27,670. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Charlotte is brilliant for her teenage years but her intellect doesn't serve her well. She's too smart for her own good and ends up homeless in the streets of a big city.