Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

When Summer Lingers
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Dahna is quite comfortable in her role as an outcast. Her favorite activities are painting her nails and hanging out on the beach. An observation by the quirky Carr leads to an endearing friendship between two unlikely people. Note: This short story was first featured in Summer Shorts II: Best Kept Secrets by Durham Editing and E-books.
The Mascot
Price: Free! Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A young girl from a troubled family shares a love of baseball with her uncle. This is a short story of approximately 4400 words.
Mismatch (#2, Omega Beginnings Miniseries)
Series: Omega Beginnings Miniseries. Price: Free! Words: 21,500. Language: American English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mismatch hasn’t always been a statue standing guard over the Temple of Artemis. Once upon a time, thousands of years ago, he was a man who led a privileged life. Like the Greek monarchs before him, he fell victim to the family curse. Out of the blue, five-year-old Alessandra breaks the spell. Mismatch seeks out the shy, young crown princess next in line to the family curse to warn her.
Angels Versus Virgins
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A young man with a mission: to get himself killed, to subvert the established order in the name of the one true faith. What can come between him and the virgins he has been promised, if not the Angels in his heart? Dark humour lightens this tale of teenage longing taken to the extreme.
Letter to Tanja
Price: Free! Words: 4,100. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A thrilling combination of fantastic story-telling, spiraling with dream-like characters in a gripping letter that is spun around a shadowy love tale.
Page-Turner
Price: Free! Words: 96,360. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The humdrum life of Darcy Platt soon changes and the bookstore of her dreams becomes a portal to a place of magic where she finds herself relishing in a life of apparent simplicity. But there is something lurking beneath the glossy surface and all is not as it seems to be. And she soon finds out she isn't the only one keeping secrets.
Alessandra (#1, Omega Beginnings Miniseries)
Series: Omega Beginnings Miniseries. Price: Free! Words: 20,950. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Five-year-old Alessandra is obsessed with Disney movies, tea parties and wants a real birthday party for once in her life. But normal kids don’t bring their toys to life for afternoon tea or see the colorful threads of magic and energy clinging to everything around them. On her sixth birthday, Alessandra begins to learn the truth. She’s special, and the men in the black van are coming for her.
The Hunter, The Dragon And The Smokey Mountain Angel Book 1
Price: Free! Words: 95,360. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When a severely injured soldier returns home from the war, she finds her toughest battle has only just begun. Her son and ex-husband are missing along with all of her savings.
Me, Johnny, and The Babe
Price: Free! Words: 68,570. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is the story of two 12-year-old best friends growing up on the mean streets of Philadelphia. It chronicles their friendship and tells the remarkable, untold true story of how Babe Ruth came to their local parish to play in one incredible baseball game. That September day in 1923 would forever change the lives of these two friends.
Gods of the Neon Age: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
During the Atomic Age and into the New Frontier, a boy and his mother drive aimlessly state to state in a stolen pickup truck, where they manage an existence on temporary jobs, spare dollars, and spare coins in the search of a home that they can one day call their own. As money and choices dwindle, the mother must choose between two paths that can bring a new life, or bring ruin upon them both.
The Monster on the Bus
Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A story for older kids about social bullying
Confessional
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(2.00 from 1 review)
The night I drove Roger home from a party was the night I had to relive all of my childhood mistakes.
Shaking the Tree
Price: Free! Words: 61,700. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Shaking the Tree is the comical, yet dramatic coming-of-age tale of a young boy, Nicholas Havens, who makes a life-long friend in a straight-talking African American laborer named Sooter, while growing up in the hard life of a rural farming community.
Sixteen
Price: Free! Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
Apple in the Earth
Price: Free! Words: 64,030. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
Price: Free! Words: 115,670. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
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
Price: Free! Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Categories: 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.
The Delay of the Parousia
You set the price! Words: 84,090. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Aryl Vennuhel must live and find a meaningful coexistence with people he does and does not like. Set in the sixties the adoptive boy from India runs the gauntlet of experiences that only a North American parochial village offers.
Finding Creatures
Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » 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?