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Roskill
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,730. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
When John is made redundant from his job in Christchurch he moves his family to Auckland. But things don’t go quite to plan. It’s not long before John’s change in behaviour puts his family at risk. This is a story that is at once disturbing and hopeful. It shows how the scourge of ‘P’ (Methamphetamine) damages lives and draws innocent families into its web.
Perfectly Legal: Two Short Stories About Money Making Schemes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A pair of short stories related to quick money making: a Ponzi scheme and a rare-stamp investment. The author was personally acquainted with participants in both schemes: Harold of the Ponzi scheme and Chris of the rare-stamp investment. Their tales are entertaining and educational.
Aloha Self-Esteem?
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,870. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Shy and quiet Jen is afraid to talk to boys and only feels comfortable around her circle of friends. Attempting to improve her self-esteem, she experiences many bumps along the way. Can she improve her grades enough to go to Hawaii? Will she gain the confidence to talk to her guy crush? Will she ever fall in love? See what happens as Jen tries to become the young woman she has always wanted to be.
Sticks and Stones
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Series: The Wish Makers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,510. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Sixteen-year-old aspiring chef Mandy Matteo makes a wish to simply be happy and unintentionally brings her childhood imaginary friend, Lexi, to life. Mandy's wish has conditions however: Once started, it cannot be altered or stopped. And once Mandy is content with her life again, Lexi must go back to where she came from. But Lexi loves being alive and she’ll do whatever it takes to stay that way.
Hear Me Now
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Series: Count On Me, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,600. Language: American English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
There are people that believe because you may not appear the way they do that you’re somehow weaker or less worthy than they are. I’m living proof they’re wrong. From the day I was born I've always been seen as one thing—deaf. I’m more than just the girl that can’t hear and I've never been more determined to prove it now that I've been sent here. Wexfield High School.
Under the Arches
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Price: Free! Words: 49,880. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Angelina Marsh can find nothing in Watford to inspire her. She cares little for her school work, and does not take any interest in the things most that girls her age do. Then she meets a strange-looking man in the town centre selling magazines to passers-by, and her world is turned upside down.
How Good It Can Be
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,090. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by In the Stacks Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Contemporary Young Adult/Teen novel How Good It Can Be is the coming-of-age story of 17-year old Emma Saffron, just as her heart’s been zipped open to romance and sexual experience, betrayal and duplicity, and eventually, victory. Emma is every girl — an everyday girl that extraordinary things happen to — and they can happen to you, too.
Misadventure in Moon City
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You set the price! Words: 49,230. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Misadventure in Moon City is the coming of age story of an impressionable and neurotic youth. The trials of adulthood push Brendan beyond his limits and he soon begins to question his reality. A tale of non-romance, adolescent wanderlust and skulduggery. Fans of a catcher in the rye will enjoy this book.
Ruby Between the Cracks
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Series: Between the Cracks, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 162,610. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
If you asked Ruby, she'd tell you she's happy with her life. She's tough and independent and doesn't depend on anyone else. The road that has led her here has not been easy, and she's blocked a lot of it from her memory. But things aren't as rosy as she would have everyone believe.
The Doorway
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Price: Free! Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Living in a warped reality is a bit of an understatement for Annie. Or should we call her Cathrine? Whoever she may be, finding the cause of her mental disorder is imperative. It's a matter of life-or-death. Will her husband, Rory, be able to save their marriage, their family, and most importantly- her life?
The Release
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Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: Australian English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
A dystopian set in the future, this short story follows Aniya Pearce, a sixteen year old girl who is about to take a test to find out whether she will be allowed to be admitted as a member of the controlled society.
The Trouble with Prom
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Price: Free! Words: 18,310. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
The Trouble with Prom Sometimes the slipper just doesn’t fit Two contemporary young adult short stories, with bonus content: Get a sneak peek of The Fine Art of Keeping Quiet
Ken's War
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,380. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
As the conflict in Viet Nam escalates, army brat Ken and his hot-headed dad are suddenly deployed from Pennsylvania to a dinky post in Japan. Culture clash is just one of the many sucker punches that knocks Ken's world upside down. He struggles as his assumptions about friends and enemies, loyalty and betrayal, and love and manipulation are fractured.
Turn on a Dime
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Series: The Horse Rescuers, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,130. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Piper and Addie are going to start their sophomore year in senior high school, when their friend, Miss Julie, rents rooms to Cassie and her stepson, Jeff. Cassie’s mare is going to foal soon and Piper has the responsibility of checking on her daily. Piper and Addie disagree about boys, a situation which worsens because of Piper’s initial dislike of Jeff.
Fallen
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Series: Chronicles of the Broken, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 65,840. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Six witnesses ... One deadly fall. No one will ever be the same. Will Marcus live long enough to regret the way he treated them? What secrets await at the bottom of the chasm?
Angelet: Rise to Royalty
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,530. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Sixteen years scraping for food just to survive. Sixteen years mastering eight languages, learning computer skills, and becoming adept at survival--all from a highly intelligent man who pretended we were the lowest class. Little did I know that my father had prepared me for sixteen years to change history. Little did I know how the elite would sabotage me and the government would try to kill me.
Jenny and The Bullies
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Series: Jenny in Stringtown, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 230. Language: British English. Published: May 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Graphic Novel
More from Jenny in Stringtown. A new girl moves into the village...
Dancing with Diana
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,800. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
The future Princess Diana dances for five minutes with a teenage boy in a wheelchair, an encounter that colors the rest of his life, though quickly forgotten by her. Alex’s story is told in counterpoint with Diana’s final day before her fatal accident in Paris. All day she tries to reach a friend in London, hoping to hear news that will bring a new direction to her life.
Aristibule and King Nozé
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
Aristibule, a philosopher of ancient Greece, is dragged away from his home and taken to the king's palace, as the monarch needs clever discussions and advices about social and moral isues.
What Are You Hiding, Tory?
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 31,420. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Tory has a big secret … what happens when everyone in 6th grade finds out about it?!