Coming-of-age stories, books, poems, and more

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This is the first part of the first book, not the entirety of the first book itself. Read More
Born on an island hidden from the rest of the world, Saga is one of the last of the fae-kind of Thule. Tasked with history of her ancestors, she knows her place is to learn, protect her own fae-friend, and to avoid all hint of strangers. But there are more… Read More
Sometimes discovery comes when we least expect it, let alone when we least want it. Though this is non-fiction, I had to fill in some of the missing elements with educated guesses. I was four, after all, and my great-grandmother died later that year. I hope you enjoy! Read More

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There's no real plot. Gallagher Black's life has begun to change through his pursuit of freedom and solitude. He seeks to understand his life while observing what is happening to those around him. He is restless and aims to liberate himself from what confines him, all while being followed and… Read More
Freddy has it all figured out. He's starting his senior year, applying to college, spending time with his best friends, and eating too much ice cream. But everything takes an unexpected twist when he catches the school bully vandalizing a statue of the town's founder. Read More

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Coming of age alone in America. Read More

Book / Fantasy

November 07, 2022

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Comments: 6

The Fantasy Realm House

Lastborn is a classical coming-of-age fantasy tale. Eleven-year-old Rafael lives a comfortable life within the walls of Eskhor, a city stewarded by his father, Lord Veerhne. But when a stranger arrives to claim him, the true nature of his heritage is revealed. Rafael must leave his old life behind and… Read More
In this reimagining of the classic story The Wind In The Willows, Mole sets out to investigate the circumstances behind Toad’s arrest for smuggling, revealing a history of corruption in the resort town of The Willows and powerful forces battling for the area’s most valuable natural resource, the intoxicating Red… Read More
Christiana is currently facing an incredibly hard decision, the most agonizing choice of her young life. Because of laws preventing males from receiving any formal education prior to middle school, she has spent her time in primary school with her womb-mate. Now, however, her Mother has entered her into an… Read More

Book / Fantasy

September 13, 2022

By a chance encounter, Janna realizes that she now has powers that have been associated with people called "The Chosen" and that she must now protect her people. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Spence lives in a trailer with his brother and an alcoholic mother, in a largely dysfunctional family. When a new girl moves in next door they discover a deep friendship, that grows through a summer of chasing each other and skinny dippin' in a secret pond. Their world is thrust… Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 01, 2022

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The "Rest of Vincent Black" details the rest of Vincent's life up until his final and irrevocable rest. Read More
A true life account of an event that occurred in 1978_79 Washington Parish Louisiana.How far will a man go to defend his lady's honor? Read More
The Memoirs of a Wondrous Life, growing up in the “pleasant aftermath of WW II in Louisiana. Read More
In a housing project in 1970s Massachusetts a lunatic is on the loose while the cops and kids in the neighborhood live out their summer Read More
Jared has been kicked out of another school in a seemingly countless row and his new one doesn't seem any better than all the others he's been to. But probably due to an unexpectedly good mood in the first few days and weeks, he makes friends, falls in love with… Read More
A small town boy coming of age story set against a violent family past. Read More

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The Fantasy Realm House

Lanis Kyrikonos is weak and he knows it. He's an outcast foreigner carrying the sins of his mother on his back, hopeful for a future in a land that accepts neither weakness or foreigner blood. In the sunbaked south of Bakudralan his final summer dawns and it smells deeply of… Read More
not every experiment works as intended, especially when you’re a boy genius. Read More
|7X FEATURED AND SPOLIGHT STORY| Saddened by her lonely life, a little girl named Victoria Christie uses her inventive imagination to write stories. Now that she's an older individual, she must find a way to share her tale with the world. *** Victoria Christie never expected to be a writer,… Read More

Book / Young Adult

June 03, 2022

Reads: 371

Comments: 3

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The Booksie Classic House

Newly-18-year-old foster kid, Cheyenne Roth struggles to maintain her sense of self, having grown up an orphan at Roth Estate with her foster mother and several other foster siblings. When her foster mother gifts her with her original birth records and a hefty check, Cheyenne decides she will go forth… Read More
Once in a century, the city of Yoruga goes ashore at the site of her ancient hatching ground to birth a clutch of eggs that will hopefully grow into a new generation of cities. Seeking a purpose in life, young Jairo stays behind with a force of volunteers to help… Read More
Rick's name isn't really Rick but it's the first one that came to his mind when he met Heather at the bar a few months ago after running from another failed relationship. Heather is a close friend of Sarah, and Sarah is who Rick believes to be the love of… Read More
How a bonded wizard’s apprentice of no particular note resolved to emancipate himself. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Danny, who considers himself the ultimate entrepreneur in a world of inner city gangs, has the beautiful girlfriend Jenny. The narrator, Spencer, learns about life with the help of her mother. A coming of age tale. Read More

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