Books tagged: rite of passage

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Chasmaria Chronicles
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 226,170. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017 by Anaiah Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Banished for a foolish mistake, sixteen-year-old Grit scorns the loss of her home, her honor, and her only ally. Only the weak worry about such things. But war is brewing all across Chasmaria, and as a group of rebels pull Grit into their ranks, she begins to question what strength, courage, and honor really look like.
The Magicians and the Silk Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: Australian English. Published: March 31, 2017 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Hani is surprised when his wife joins him on the journey to barter for spider silk, moreso when she brings their children. Nothing, however, prepares him for what the children do when they meet the spider queen.
Ode to Joy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016 by House of Lit. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
A right of passage in blossoming spirituality leaves a young girl in wonder. Can she become who she was born to be? Can she step into the beauty that encompasses all? This sci-fi thriller twists perspectives into shrinking dimensions.
The Dot Matrix
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: British English. Published: June 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A young man re-evaluates his office-bound existence when he comes across the printout musings of an old dot matrix printer. A Short Story (9,400 words approx).
Rite of Passage
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Before he can be seen as a man, young Eindride must face the ultimate trial: Stealing from a dragon's hoard. Most return men, only slightly injured, but a few, including Eindride's cousin, have disappeared during the trial. Will Eindride make it back alive?
Letters to Lelia
Series: Terra Two, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 65,340. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Never forget, my dear child, that life is made of days, and no matter how many days you were gifted with, you should strive to enjoy every single one of them. When you have given your love and attention to your family and friends, it will still be overflowing, so pay attention to the ideals you care about, to the people whose needs call out to you, to the human race, to the universe itself.
The Book of Prophecy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,670. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Kristell Ink. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Living among the innocent, in a society that has blossomed under seven centuries of tranquility, Dragatu expects to live out his days following the same path as his father before him, without even the smallest challenge to lift the monotony. But when he and his brothers are granted incredible mythical powers, every skill they possess is put to the test.
Orphan's Gold
Price: Free! Words: 24,460. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Virgil was nearly 14 and old enough to mine gold with his father. Although the wagon journey to Colorado will be difficult, soon Virgil’s rite of passage will include a strange puberty rite and a deadly mammoth hunt. To survive, Virgil must time travel to the future. However, to save the future, Virgil must time travel to the past once again. Will he succeed or will humanity face extinction?
The Midshipman's Progress
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 11,880. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Screenplays » History
This play revolves around a young innocent recruit into the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic wars. It concentrates on his attitude to his fellow shipmates and the new adult life that he has been suddenly thrust into. This play seeks to immerse readers into the main character's transition from boy to man, warts and all, the whole story semi fictitiously wrapped up in humorous but earthy narrative.
Midnight Baseball
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: American English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
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Brilliantly showcasing one of the lone, remaining adolescent rites-of-passage -- a boy's first beer -- "Midnight Baseball" chronicles a fathers-and-sons fishing trip that quickly devolves into cards and drunken revelry. Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Bob Pajich.