Fiction » Coming of age

Knighthood
Price: Free! Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Coming of age
Two sisters set out to rescue a squire when they're trapped in a coliseum. To escape, they must fight against the most dangerous warriors of the land. It's survival of the strongest.
The Choice
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Divya had to take a decision to marry either Abhinav or Sameer. One of them is handsome and lover of Divya. Finally, Divya took a decision. You may like her decision or you may not like the decision. However, Divya took a decision which was best for her; not necessarily best for anyone else. What was her decision?
Freshman Girl and Junior Guy (An Interim Goddess of Love short story)
Price: Free! Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Hannah is super nervous about her first year at Ford River College, but guess what makes it better? Becoming the new friend of a popular junior guy named Quin. This is a short story set in the world of the Interim Goddess of Love Series.
Buzzed
Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A teenage boy aspiring to become a jockey meets a couple of Housing Project kids that propel him into a mysterious straits.
Broken Hearts and Babysitters
Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A story of a young boy with absentee parents, and a conflicted adolescent learning to see the broken hearts of others.
How Miru Earned His Secret Name
Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016 by Open Books Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
This free bonus chapter shares a story not in the main novel, Wide as the Wind. It addresses how Miru, the main character, earned his secret name. Whether you have already read the novel and would like some extra background, or if you want to "test the waters" before you read Wide as the Wind, this standalone chapter will provide extra insight into our young hero, Miru.
Melancholy and me
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Familiar trail, familiar view, yet she is alone. There she meets melancholy, a piece of cloud handed to her.
I Think I'm Fine
Price: Free! Words: 140. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Coming of age
One of many poems I have written when I have had no other release - or at least none that aren't self destructive.
"When Okay is Enough"
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Nisa is having a bad enough day already when she runs into James. Should she help her old friend who doesn't talk to her anymore, or just walk away?
Ad Deum qui lætíficat juventútem maem
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: American English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Coming of age
An American boy struggles with village life in Franco's Spain. He is baffled by his enemy.
Julia
Price: Free! Words: 1,880. Language: Australian English. Published: October 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Julia is a young, whimsical story about an outcast named Elliot who wants nothing more than to have a true friend. When he meets Julia, he feels he has finally found one. But Julia is not all that she seems.
The Empathy Circuit
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The world can be a very strange and alienating place. Jen has known this all her life, and at last she may have found someone else who knows it too. But time is fleeting, as Jen is all too aware, and no matter how desperately she wants to prevent its passing, it seems she never can. Perhaps the answer lies within the grandfather clock…
Not in Futility
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: Australian English. Published: October 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
"...happy snaps, confirming one after another, that pregnancy and parenthood is beautiful, fateful and, ultimately, easy." Modern-day living promotes choice, but what happens when your body contradicts your decisions? As Lauren and Daniel commit to growing their family, they quickly learn that nothing about conception is easy.
School for Angels
Price: Free! Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
Short Story When thirteen year-old Joey Callahan gets in trouble, he is sent to the School for Angels instead of Juvenile Detention. There he meets up with Sister Frances, a nun who keeps a watchful eye over him. When Joey is asked to help serve meals to the homeless, he grudgingly shows up. There he meets Sophie, a six-year-old who desperately needs someone to watch over her.
The Ghost of George Washington
Price: Free! Words: 9,980. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
In this short story by acclaimed Washington writer Arthur Bliss, six college freshman face an unexpected crisis in the forest ahead of the 2016 American presidential election. Will what they discover change how they view themselves and their country?
A Haunted Soul
Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Tracey is haunted by many, many issues between her and her mother. This tale is all about how they resolve things and go back to having a happy relationship. Well, it also concerns a boy with stars on his shoes, but Tracey's mum wouldn't like us mentioning that.
The Feels
Price: Free! Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Three of Jamaak Morris’s many short stories that involve love, determination, strength, and forgiveness. The different protagonist in the different stories found the courage to do what is needed of them.
Killing Myself
Price: Free! Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Coming of age
I tried to kill myself in the sixties. I wasn’t very good at it. And the thing about Aspirin is that 121 of them will not kill you. Not even close. They will, however, make your ears ring, and if you stage this perfectly, they will also accomplish the purpose of suicide: make them feel good and guilty. Leaving you in control.
A Cardboard Box
Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: British English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Coming of age
The journey of life encompasses many memories. The act of collecting them together as we form our own identity can be perhaps be considered somewhat like gathering our poignant moments in the box of our minds. What's inside your box? 'A Cardboard Box' is a small collection of poetry relating to themes of relationships, identity and coming of age.
After Sunset
Price: Free! Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
One girl is faced with a big decision when her wild imagination doesn't fit society's standards.

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