Books tagged: stories about growing up

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The Blue Dress
Price: Free! Words: 35,100. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » Canada
A series of three short stories introducing Rebecca, a Canadian teenager, living in Montreal in the 1940s. In the title short story, Rebecca receives a second-hand blue dress as a gift. When she is forced to give up her hand-made needlepoint pillow in return, she finds a way to exact a fitting revenge for the adults’ betrayal. The stories are a prequel to the novel Echo from Mount Royal.
Things Were Going Fine... Till We Hit the Rapids
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,670. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016 by Dream Write Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Collection of short stories and embedded poems, based on real life experiences. The title has double meaning - to literally hit the rapids on a boat ride down a river or figuratively hit the rapids journeying the river of life. The author writes with sensitivity and hilarity, sharing stories from her life, introducing characters who whose antics and experiences will have you laughing out loud.
Butterfly Boy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
About my journey through life, the struggle to shake off the shackles of my childhood and to become who I really am and the controller of my future destiny. Creating a life of beauty and happiness in the service to others. Born of the realisation that as we move through life, our existence changes in ways we could never envisage.
The Deer, Amanda & other Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 8,370. Language: American English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mashups
The Deer, Amanda and Other Short Stories contains six short stories that include, among others, a focus on the repercussions of picking up an old girlfriend and what can go wrong when you go sledding. This semi-autobiographical collection of short stories is a light and enjoyable read (roughly 20 pages).
The Chicklets Series A day in the life of Ameeka
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 210. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
A series of stories that chronicle the life of four middle school girls who live in Liberty Town USA. Each story will have elements on the things kids face today. hang out with Ameeka Woo, Kibby Kabel, Bonita Cruz and Summer Knight as they navigate middle school. Drugs, alcohol, bullying and sexual predators are just some of the many obstacles we will address.
Observations. Stories About Society.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Six insightful and powerful tales about society's tapestry and how we are all interwoven in its fabric. The Man With The Bag; The Bridge; We Are All Brothers and Sisters; Predator On A Train; Island Mentality; and Sex Doesn't Equal Love - each story delves into and explores unique situations and relationships shared between characters we have all come across in life, be they ourselves or others.
Last Rites
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A man returns for his father's funeral in Guyana and has to confront some unpleasant memories associated with his father.
Old Wives Tales: Living Our Lives - Becoming Ourselves Twenty-Five Women's Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,110. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Old Ain't A Dirty Word! At eighty-four, it's welcome news. Old Wives Tales, is Peg Mayo's seventeenth book. Old is defined as sixty-seven to the end of the game. This is a collaborative effort of many old women. The eldest participant is ninety-seven. Peg's forty years as a psychotherapist helped shape their wisdom entertainingly. Cover photos are from a while back.
The Attic
Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
The transformation of a young boy into a man as he comes to grips with his fear of "The Attic"
Zactainian Fairy Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,670. Language: American English. Published: March 2, 2013 by Land Literature, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Remember those old fairy tales your mother used to read to you at bed time? Remember how warm and safe they made you feel while you were snug in your bed? Well get ready to read em’ again in a whole new way! Join the rough and tough new alien race of the Zactainians as they give these old stories a hilarious twist! You’ll get that nice nostalgic feeling with a kick of excitement. BAM!