Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

A Fish Story of Larry, Pops and Me
By Timothy Reihm
Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A short story about a boy dealing with the death of his grandfather.
Love, Mark
By Diane Dunning
Price: Free! Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
It's a 1970s summer on a lake in Northern Michigan. A young girl and her sister plan a forbidden salvage operation to rescue valuables from the family's sunken boat. What they discover is a secret that could change their lives forever. Excerpted from Diane Dunning's short-story collection "One Short Year," "Love, Mark" is a tale of daring and heartache.
The Red Fox Bible
By Jody Zimmerman
Price: Free! Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It is the summer of 1969—the year mankind first set foot on the moon. "The Red Fox Bible" chronicles twelve year old Bobbie's journey into the baptismal waters of a Southern Baptist Church as he struggles with his own beliefs about evolution.
The Kid Who Fixed The Problem With February
By David Loveland
Price: Free! Words: 89,980. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The 60’s was a decade that began with a promise and a dream. It was also a life-changing time for one boy, Dave, whose friendship with Hank taught him how much fun life can be when lived on the edge. To Hank, life was an adventure and, in his quest for fun, he leads his friends on a hilarious series of escapades that turn the neighborhood, the town, and Dave’s life upside down.
Therapeutic Window
By Steve Low
Price: Free! Words: 112,300. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A story about a medical family that spans the years from the 1950s to the present. Written from the viewpoint of a son, we witness his and his sibling's life changes as they grapple with the generation gap between themselves and their over bearing father. Other themes explored are romantic and family love, extramarital relationships, medical ethics and hierarchical work relationships.
The Day The Music Died
By Michael Hammond
Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Every generation has its voice. For troubled teen Grace Hoppe, it is a pop star Chad Carter-Stefano. When her idol dies tragically, Grace struggles to find hope. When her idol appears to her in a dream, Grace is convinced she needs to share his one last message with the world.
Crazy Boy: Marvey's Monkeys
By JJ Jolly
Price: Free! Words: 10,170. Language: American English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Brilliant, angry Dee is wealthy Rialto’s demon child, a fallen angel still surprisingly walking the earth at 18—this despite a mother who connives for his destruction and a school that treats him as an escaped Ebola virus. One bright morning Dee is again betrayed, and his years of abuse, addiction and psychosis become a chisel of cold white rage that metes out an exquisite revenge on his betrayer.
For Love of Words
By Dacia Wilkinson
Price: Free! Words: 78,110. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Alison is 35 years old, working on a second masters degree, and directionless. Procrastinating on her thesis, she stumbles upon a small bookshop on the edge of her small Pennsylvania hometown. Inside an atmosphere awaits that will alter the course of her life - challenging her, changing her, bringing her love she never thought she would know.
The Offer
By Hickory Cole
Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young boy on the cusp of adolescence is conflicted when suddenly propositioned by the young girl he has a crush on. He quickly discovers an uncomfortable truth that has soured the young girl's attitude towards the opposite sex, one that drives him to make an offer of his own, hoping to make a difference in her life.
Obscurities
By Mick Bordet
You set the price! Words: 22,950. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by Katharina Bordet. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When Del discovers a box full of strange musical instruments in the attic, it reveals more about her family history and holds some secrets to her own past. This novella is accompanied by an album of music that includes all the instruments featured in the story as well as an illustrated colour booklet with photographs. Find it all at: http://www.mickbordet.com/obscurities
Final Education - A Novel of Empires Both Vapid and Grand
By Dean Marden
Price: Free! Words: 174,060. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Chosen to partake in an unknown government initiative, Cawdor High's graduating students are quick to find their old rivalries playing out on a scale grander than any one of them could have imagined. Given control of fourteen ancient civilisations within an immense virtual world, the group must engage their foes and protect their allies through leveraging all the powers of human history.
How to Become Famous in High School
By Christopher F. Mills
Series: The Braithewaite Pentalogy, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 77,210. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
When innocent dreams and selfish schemes collide and the line between them becomes blurred... When every good thing you've worked for has been turned to dust... Few can stand up under all that... Could you?
The Petting Zoo
By Jon Sindell
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The eleven–year–old son of newly–separated parents spends the day with his folks. First published in Many Mountains Moving.
I'm Still Your Fag
By M Henderson Ellis
Price: Free! Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Miles recently moved back home to Chicago from LA, where he had an emotional breakdown. There he finds post-collegiate friends, all trapped in their own holding patterns. He immediately falls in with his childhood companion Claxton, who's pastime is igniting discarded Christmas trees. Miles finds himself in a place where he must either grow up - and fast - or be stuck in his circumstances forever.
Harajuku (+)
By S. Michael Choi
Price: Free! Words: 54,830. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(3.00 from 1 review)
Ritchie Ufuo, recent graduate of a Pennsylvania university, moves to Tokyo where he runs into the champagne-and-cocaine Soren Soutern. The louche, high-spending, high-octane group of Japan expats introduce a new world to him, but at what cost and to what outcome? Japan around the turn of the century, with ecstasy and cocaine flowing, and the future apparently limitless...
Swiss Chocolate
By James M. Weil
Price: Free! Words: 139,690. Language: American English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Life in a Swiss boarding school is idyllic for Drew Smith. Captivated by the beauty of the Swiss Alps, he is also in love with the girl of his dreams, Alexandra Cavalletti, a young aristocrat from Rome. His world is ripped apart when he and Alexandra are expelled from school after being caught making love in the woods one night. Drew goes home to a broken family, and all that he has come to expec
The Compromise
By Chelsea Gaither
Price: Free! Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A young dreamer gets a second chance; an old man confronts his demons
Best Friends
By Ottilie Weber
Price: Free! Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Travel through Jordan and Michelle's friendship. Jordan has just moved back to her hometown with her daughter and she reflects on major points on her friendship with Michelle.
The Graveyard
By James Eddy
Series: Diamonds, #7. Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
For years Colin Abbott has put his life on hold, living only for his elderly mother. With her gone he is alone, adrift in a world he doesn’t fully understand. On one sunny summer day he sets off from his mother’s grave, and attempts to take control, to learn to enjoy his life and maybe even learn to love again.
The Attic
By Robert G George
Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The transformation of a young boy into a man as he comes to grips with his fear of "The Attic"