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Shadow People
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,980. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Five voices combine to tell the chilling tale of what happens in a small town when teenage fury is unleashed. Gabriel, Lydia, Alec, and Hollis--four totally different teenagers who are ordinary enough, unremarkable and not much noticed. Together, in the dark of night, they are drawn to violence like moths to a flame. Only Gem stands apart. Will the whirlpool of destruction swallow her too?
Meeting at a critical juncture
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Essay » Sociology
A young boy waits anxiously in an empty room. The boy has been bullied extensively during his life, both at school and at home, and is unsure what to expect. A familiar face walks in, introduces himself, and the conversation they have has a profound impact on each of their lives.
Legacy of Dreams
Series: Wheelchair Adventures, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Tanya is learning to cope with losing her ability to walk, the withdrawal of her best friend, the disappearance of her boyfriend, and her ability to do the sport she loves. Faced with the chance of losing her beloved horse as well, Tanya has to come up with a plan that will somehow let her salvage something of the life she used to have, and the dreams she was making reality.
Heart of Humanity (Reliance on Citizens Makes Us Great!)
Series: Reliance on Citizens, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,870. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Life in peaceful Mediterra is all eleven year-old diabetic Noah remembers. With a new President of Mediterra, however, the family is forced to leave. Scott Maddock has decided to move his family back to his homeland of Terene where life has supposedly changed for the better. Dropped into the heart of a prejudiced society and becoming the target of the baddest bully at school, Noah isn't so sure.
All Alone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Jason must look after his little sister Emmie when they find themselves alone in a city, in another country, far from home. Did their parents survive the bomb blast, and can they find them, or will they be stuck growing up in the care of strangers and never see home again?
The Lance Temptation
Series: The Edgemont Collection, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,770. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013 by Astraea Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Sophomore Emili Jones has had it with being a boring, straight-A student. Itching for excitement, she admires classmate Farah’s frequent dates and edgy adventure. Emili latches onto Farah and achieves best friend status. The connection helps her land the hot new guy, Lance, but there’s a catch. Now a pawn in Farah’s dating games, Emili is on a crash course to betrayal. Will she realize it in time?
Fighting Gravity
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 76,530. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Seventeen-year-old Calliope Pratt and her BFF Farrah Prayer are looking for love in all the wrong places -- mostly online. When Callie decides to meet "the love of her life" face-to-face, who turns out to be more than she'd bargained for.
The Biggest Mistake: A Short Story
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Sometimes the Second Coming just isn’t what it’s cracked up to be. In “The Biggest Mistake,” the resurrected Jesus is more interested in scoring a book deal than in performing miracles. When editor Anna Birch declines to publish Jesus’s memoir, her colleagues and friends believe she’s made the biggest mistake of her life—but has she? (4,000 words)
The Girl with the Painted-On Face: A Short Story
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
When a new girl named Emma enrolls in the local high school, teenager Holly is immediately taken with her charismatic and assertive classmate. But unbeknownst to Holly and those around her, something is very, very wrong with their new friend. From jealous spats to feuds between friends, “The Girl with the Painted-On Face” reveals the subtle horror of the high-school experience. (2,500 words)
The Voice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,360. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013 by Lands Atlantic. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
During her abduction and assault, Audrey begins to hear a voice. She hopes she's not going crazy, because after what she's experienced, that's the most logical explanation. However, as she begins to listen to the voice, Audrey realizes that someone may be telepathically trying to help her. Unfortunately, rescue isn't all she needs. In order to leave behind the constant reminders, she flees to her
Laced in Malice
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 76,360. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
When resident good girl, Zara Smart, attends a new boarding school, she never expects to gain the attention of the renowned Nixon twins. But in a school where secrets are currency and deceit lays around every corner, Zara isn't sure who she can trust. It’ll take four months, three warnings, two released sex tapes, and one dead body for Zara to finally learn the truth. And it isn't good.
Compass (with bonus story: Awake)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,630. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Being a teenager is hard enough. To be hard of hearing on top of that is like being stuck in the middle of a never ending soap opera. In Compass, the sequel to Sway, Jessie's life begins to change its course, sending her toward a new reality. When her world is suddenly ripped apart by an angry rival, the one person she trusted to stand by her side simply walks away.
Heart Failure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Steve’s only 15 when his favorite lead singer dies. That loss makes him fear another. Older brother Tom is in the army, deployed to a war zone an ocean away. In only sixty days, Tom’s due home, but will he make it alive? And how can a kid brother help a soldier stay safe? This short story remembers the death of Jim Morrison in 1971, but the aching fear for a loved one fighting abroad is timeless.
The Battle Hymn Blues
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,730. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Stoney Nix is a musical prodigy, but he's stuck in Pinewood, Alabama, his dying hometown obsessed with its Civil War reenactment. But Sadie Green, the beautiful new girl (and Stoney's major crush), convinces him to fight in the fake battle, to make fun of it. What happens there will haunt Stoney forever. Only through voices of the past, his friends, and music, will Stoney find himself again.
The Bartlett Journals: Book 1 The Prima Ballerina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,190. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In Book 1 of The Bartlett Journals, Kiki Thompsen is a Prima Ballerina rising to the pinnacle of her career. But first, with the help of therapist Emma Bartlett, she must deal with issues from her past.
Johnny Small and his Chest of Steel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,060. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013 by John's World Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Johnny will capture your heart and take you on a journey through school and life. You will follow him through 6th grade where he will figure out how to handle the pitfalls of Junior High. Johnny suddenly moves half way across the country and is now in a new grade, new school, new area and a new place to live. His home and school life is turned upside down.
Thinspo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,880. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Jenni is an average teenage girl about to graduate from high school who keeps a blog about her struggles to get a boyfriend and arguments with her best friend, Carly. But Jenni's blog is a bit different. She's a pro-ana/pro-mia blogger documenting her struggles with her eating disorder, keeping track of her weight, calorie intake and what her parents made her eat.
Shrink: a Journey through Anorexia
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 51,560. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Sixteen year old Eloise Meehan, who has an eating disorder, begins a journey through therapy in an attempt to come to terms with the unspoken family secrets. But as relationships are built, and subsequently broken, it seems as if there are more questions asked than issues resolved. Will Eloise find the support she crucially needs? And will looking closer to home help her to face her shocking past?
Veronica
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
This is a short fiction story that begins with a shy, sixth grade boy and a very intelligent girl classmate who throughout school, to the twelfth grade, tries to get him to date her.
Anecdotals on Life
Price: Free! Words: 23,010. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
Joycelynn faces issues of promiscuity. Ron and Tony face peer pressure and drug issues. Kathleen and John face a major life decision that affects everyone around them. The stories deal with the day to day trials of teens and young adults. The stories tackle promiscuity, teen drug use and teen pregnancy. Included in the book are questions related to each story to discuss with teenagers.