Fiction » Coming of age

The Cabinet Maker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
He was the last in a long line of cabinet makers. But what if he would rather have a clean, better-paid job? What then? His grandfather would not hear of that, of course, nobody had ever asked him if he wanted to be a cabinet maker or not, and his life had turned out just fine, is what he always said. And what was with young people these days? He had to make up his mind though, before school.
The Running of Juan Antonio
Price: Free! Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
On the day he was killed Juan Antonio woke with the grandest of all gestures already worked out in his head, a display of the depths of his love that would put to shame all the other would-be suitors who stood on the wet cobbles and shouted to the same girl above them, a display that would win the heart of Isabella Ibáñez forever.
Ricky
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Coming of age
Inside the mind of Nate, who is is babysitting his drug addicted and LSD fuelled best friend, Ricky. Meanwhile Ricky is going through Hell, just to stare at Heaven below him as he coasts on high highs. The best thing you will read this week, and it's only 700 words.
Apples & Chainsaws: Part Two - The Party
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 68,770. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Part Two of Three. With the 10th year high school reunion rapidly approaching, four people take a look back on their lives as they determine how they have grown since graduation Over the course of four intertwining narratives, the story explores the themes of what it means to be on the cusp of your 30s by looking at what it means to be healthy, happy, physically attractive, responsible, smart, f
Apples & Chainsaws: Part Three - The Party
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Part Three of Three. With the 10th year high school reunion rapidly approaching, four people take a look back on their lives as they determine how they have grown since graduation Over the course of four intertwining narratives, the story explores the themes of what it means to be on the cusp of your 30s by looking at what it means to be healthy, happy, physically attractive, responsible, smart,
No M
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
The narrative looks back over his life and contemplates the regrets he's made. One particular incident on the playground while in elementary school confirms his deepest doubts and fears as he journeys through life unable to trust and forgive- and forget.
Eyesore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,580. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
Soon-to-be college graduate Tor Leingaard stares down a future in the soul sucking corporate world. All that's standing in the way is his passion, and a dangerous new friendship with the best graffiti writer he's ever seen.
Broken
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 85,180. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Coming of age
Having finished as the no 1 junior for the second year running Emily Bevan could have looked forward to turning professional at the turn of the year. However, a serious car accident seemingly put an end to her ambitions and potential career. While recovering from the resultant injuries Emily is forced to revaluate her life and previous behaviour.
My Favorite Mistake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Faith's ex-boyfriend, Rick, broke up with her the summer after high school because of his best friend's lie. By the time Rick discovered the truth, it was too late. Now it's been two years, and he's standing on her grandma's front porch asking for a second chance. Will he get one? This is a coming of age romance short story: 3,400 words that was previously published under Kate Russell.
Echoes from the Hollow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,140. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2019 by S & H Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Growing up is never easy, not even in a small Pennsylvania town in the fifties. Harry Morgan has his faults, but he tries. Judgmental but often clueless, he resolutely makes decisions and reluctantly learns to live with the consequences. He has a passion for knowing everyone’s business, but he is no snitch. Keeping secrets may show loyalty, but at what cost?
Benjamin's Field: Ascent (Book Two)
Series: Benjamin's Field Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,450. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
Benjamin's Field trilogy is an interwoven tapestry of parables that explore various aspects of human existence, such as the role of family loyalty versus individual need, personal liberty and how it relates to society's demands, religious prejudice, racism, intolerance, the role of charity, and the overwhelming
Apples & Chainsaws: Part One - The Wedding
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 63,610. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
With the 10th year high school reunion rapidly approaching, four people take a look back on their lives as they determine how they have grown since graduation Over the course of four intertwining narratives, the story explores the themes of what it means to be on the cusp of your 30s by looking at what it means to be healthy, happy, physically attractive, responsible, smart, faithful, married, an
Drinking in the Park
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Drinking one can of beer after another, an old man recalls the events that led him to be an old man drinking alone in the park.
Club Cain
Price: Free! Words: 56,180. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Coming of age
In the dystopian near future, there are two classes of people—the users and the used. I'm a recovered drug addict. But now teens in New York are disappearing, so I have return to my dark past to find out why. My hunt leads me down into an even darker place. And I don't know if the strange psychic experiences I'm having are real or all in my mind.
Een spookhuis in Frankrijk
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: Dutch. Published: August 5, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Twee jonge meiden zoeken het avontuur in een oud spookhuis in Frankrijk.
Girls Like Us
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,100. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Can lifelong friendships really last forever? Hailey and Triss have been best friends since the second grade. Twenty-one-years later, the two girls are moving from Virginia to California for a fresh start. Road trips can be tiring, especially when the person you're with is irritating you. Hailey tries her best to have fun with Triss like they used to, but it gets harder with each passing day.
Coasting
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,550. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2019 by Magnolia Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
★Dreamers, schemers, addicts, innocents. They are all coasting.★ Coasting follows music industry aspirants, a brooding record store clerk, goth teens, and others into rehearsal rooms, 12-step meetings, a cult indoctrination, even a Russian heavy metal bunker. Along the way, they pursue success, connection, and a sense of purpose.
Surrender Language
Price: $9.77 USD. Words: 71,110. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2019 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
SURRENDER LANGUAGE explores two different coming of age stories. The first of which is that of Dr. Neal Basilla, a European history professor who has found himself struggling with severe Parkinson’s disease following the recent death of his wife. The second, intertwining coming of age story is of Denny Helling a senior in college, who is about to graduate and enter into the ‘real world’.
The Challenges of Life
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Coming of age
THE CHALLENGES OF LIFE, is a collection of three dramatic short fiction stories. Each piece represents different stages of life and the struggles that come with it. The first story is a groups conflict with nature. The second is about a couple of interns unsure if their life's work was for nothing. The last short story is about a mother having to tell her grown son she is about to die.
The Maid of the Mist
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
The Maid of the Mist is a vibrant coming of age tale created from Native American legend, oral tradition and fiction, and tells the story of Lelewala, the Native American princess who survived a fall from Niagara Falls in her canoe.

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