Fiction » Coming of age

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 » Coming of age
This a story for older kids about social bullying and the impact it can have for the victim...and the bully.
Confessional
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Coming of age
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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 » Coming of age
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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 » Coming of age
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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 » 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 » 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
Price: Free! Words: 115,670. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » 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 » 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 » 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 » 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?
Main Street
Price: Free! Words: 10,970. Language: American English. Published: September 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » 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 . .
Cheery Red
You set the price! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » 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.
Quarter Life Crisis: A Novel
Price: Free! Words: 75,870. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Meet Sean, 25. Meet Lauren, 24. Up until now, neither one of them has had a clue what they were doing with their lives. After tonight...they still won't.
Huntsman Returned
Price: Free! Words: 9,540. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Coming of age
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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
Price: Free! Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Coming of age
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?
The Orange & Blue Drive-In
Price: Free! Words: 23,730. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
“The Orange & Blue Drive-In touches on a lot of big issues—class and coming of age and small town America in the 60s—with care and sophistication. It is beautifully written with a strong yet quiet line.” —Juliana Spahr, winner of the Hardison Poetry Prize, and author of eight volumes of poetry
Clara: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Coming of age
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
Series: Tilly and Elmer FlashbackX, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Coming of age
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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.
Out of Order
Price: Free! Words: 27,670. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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.
The Black Place Inside
Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
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After a massive earthquake ravages the world, one man becomes trapped underground in his car. Darkness, lonliness, and isolation become his only friends. If that wasn't bad enough, his own sanity begins to waver away, as well. Over time, he begins to reflect on his life and learns some very valuable lessons. Can they help him escape the black place inside?