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Billy and Darla (A Maddox Men Story) by Jay Lemming
Price: Free! Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
18-year-old Billy Maddox is heading to Tucson’s Motel 6 for a night of mindless fun with his ex-girlfriend. He quickly finds, though, that Darla Littlefield's penchant for trouble-making has steered him on a collision course with local law enforcement. Billy and Darla, a short story from Jay Lemming's Maddox Men series, shows one young man's journey to maturity over the course of a single night.
William The Damned (The Vampire Pirate Saga: Book One) by Lynette Ferreira
Series: The Vampire Pirate Saga. Price: Free! Words: 35,780. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal(5.00 from 1 review)
A deadly vampire should not fall in love - but that is exactly what happens to William.
The Red Handle by Franz Drollig
Price: Free! Words: 13,430. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Coming of age
Facing the failure of the government to fix the refugee crisis in the European city of Düsselstein, a factory worker, a second-generation Muslim immigrant and a neo-Nazi team up to solve the problem for real… but not like you’d expect.
What's Left by Jnana Hodson
Price: Free! Words: 116,710. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Recovering from a deep emotional loss can feel like forever. In "What's Left," everyone loses something – especially an 11-year-old daughter when her father vanishes in an avalanche.
ForNever (Book One) by Lynette Ferreira
Series: ForNever. Price: Free! Words: 51,870. Language: British English. Published: December 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
The first episode in a captivating series about magic, in a world where love is lost, and only love's first kiss can break the curse.
Spact Cadets: Graduation by Steven Jon Halasz
Series: Space Cadets. Price: Free! Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age(3.00 from 1 review)
The six friends whose first-year project at Space Academy resulted in a "breakthrough" are poised to graduate and enter one-year internships at various sites around the solar system. But the onslaught of families arriving for the celebration, anxieties over grades and internship appointments, and a recalcitrant AI, combine to create a commencement that no one will ever forget.
The Lady by Judy Higgins
Price: Free! Words: 91,650. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
"Southern charm pitted against the undercurrent of a dark secret!" Wilson, Georgia 1956: When someone accuses Quincy's beloved Aunt Addy of having been the inspiration for the adulterous woman in an infamous World War II novel, Quincy sets out to prove her aunt's innocence. Instead, she discovers a secret that blows her world apart.
Back Bay by Cherime MacFarlane
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
Back Bay - Second Place PGP Best Short Story 2015 A short story. The Back Bay only has one family living there. She can't keep going by herself. With her grandfather getting too old to help, it's time to move on. A discovery while gathering seaweed and limpets gives her food for thought.
Ascent by Brian Ewuzie
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Coming of age
Duru and his father leave the ruins of their city and head for the mountain, where the gods live. When Duru discovers that he's alone, he's forced to make a difficult decision. A fearsome, unexpected stranger makes the decision harder and the outcome uncertain.
The Rascals of Stafford Street: Laughing and Losing during the Remarkable Summer of '62 by John Quick
Series: The Rascals of Stafford Street. Price: Free! Words: 27,110. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Laughing and Losing is a short novel loosely based on the lives of six actual children growing up in a small southern town during the summer of '62. The story involves humor wrapped around a thread of darkness, an ugly moment from the author's childhood when he was attacked by an older boy. An act of extreme violence soon follows, ensnaring the rascals in a life and death mystery.
Senior's High by Dave Goossen
You set the price! Words: 98,660. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Having moved with his family from Montana to North Carolina, Paul Carter, a feisty octogenarian, rebels against the owner of his new seniors home, stirs up the other residents and causes havoc for his daughter, Natalie, and teenaged grandson, Devon. But when management clamps down on everyone’s freedoms, Paul must fight for all their rights before it’s too late.
Breaking Away by Russell Heidorn
Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
15-Year-Old Jessica sneak out of her bedroom at night to break away from her normal life and finally make it big as a singer. After all, Britney was her age when she became famous. But when she meets her best friend’s older brother in a bar to sing with his college band, will it turn out the way she hopes?
The Room by Mike and EZ
Price: Free! Words: 26,920. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
The Room by Mike and EZ. A Science Fiction novel about a young man, nicknamed "Onion", who is brought up in a school for genetically engineered children, called Specials. He doesn't possess any unusual talents due to a defect, but in the oppressive, totalitarian country of Salvage no one dares to admit the mistake. As a result, Onion is forced to go through training and take the Room Test.
All the Little Things by Brooke Norris
You set the price! Words: 48,530. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Coming of age
When almost-14-year-old Avery arrives at her Aunt Minna's house for the summer, she doesn't anticipate all the quirky twists which lead to the best adventures of her life, and ultimately give her a deeper understanding of who she is.
Fabiola by Musih Tedji Xaviere
Price: Free! Words: 58,030. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age
A novel exploring the life of a young girl in an all-girl West African catholic boarding school. Fabiola, a naïve girl leaves her village for the first time to attend college miles away from home with high hopes and expectations. She is quite dissapointed on arrival at the school but must learn to embrace the unpredictable nature of her new home.
30 Ml For Stories by Net Effect
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
30 ML FOR STORIES by Veera Muddudla is a collection of three flash stories that reflect on a person's life journey. The story revolves around how a person's viewpoint changes from one point from there life to their end point of destination.
An Examined Life by Raul Aurora
Price: Free! Words: 95,810. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Coming of age
A tale of extraordinary courage shown by a remarkable man, who dared to stand up for the weak, challenging the ethos of an oppressive and bigoted society, in the process forsaking everything he had worked so hard to achieve and what most people would hold dear above everything else. Most, but not him. Conformity is never real security, just an illusion. Breaking away is seldom easy. Try we must.