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Outside
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,550. Language: American English. Published: January 28, 2016 by LoomisParkPress. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
After 15-year-old Alaina Roberts is found beaten in a shed during an FBI raid of the cult compound she was raised in, she's forced to live with her "sinner" aunt and cousin. The rules that she’s always lived by don’t make any sense outside of the cult. And the people she’s been told are evil are anything but. Meanwhile, Alaina's abusive mother is determined to save Alaina’s soul at any cost.
Eyes Like Marigolds
Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A girl holds a gun to her head. She doesn't want to kill herself, but she knows she has to do it. It's for the greater good. It will keep what happened to her from happening to anyone else. It's how she will make a difference.
heroinE
Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A young woman named Evie desperately wants to be the heroine of her story, but heroin is a heartless killer. This short story was inspired by one of the thousands of real-life tragedies playing out all over America right now.
Diary of a Human Target (Book One) - Tainted Youth
Price: Free! Words: 70,170. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A diary is usually a personal record, where you write your secrets, as well as your innermost thoughts and feelings. It's something you keep for yourself, something you don't share with others. But not this diary. “Tainted Youth” is different from any other diary, as It could be the diary of every person who feels imprisoned in a hostile society.
Questing for a Dream
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,650. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Nadie is a bright but rebellious teen growing up Manitoba Cree. Living in abject poverty, she tries to help care for the younger children in the band. Devastated by the drowning death of her little cousin and unable to overcome her grief, Nadie leaves the band.
Snowball - Brothers 4 Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,220. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
The three friends unleash their love of life only to find themselves struggling with romance, overbearing parents, gossip, death, uncertainty about their futures and secret lives. Will their journey be filled with love and acceptance or hate and prejudice?
Weaving Magic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,520. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
He loves magic. She loves romance. Can illusions be shattered without disastrous consequences?
Leaves Like Fire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Lilly is a quiet high school student who has suddenly found her life falling apart around her, all because of a dark secret she keeps to herself. The only way she can lose herself now is by looking to the trees.
When Sorrows Come
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 52,840. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
An Upper YA Contemporary Romance that explores mental health, grief and love. A Coming of Age Novel. 15+ More mature themes
Lexicon Chase and the Scrolls of the Harlequin
Series: Lexicon Chase and the Kingdom of Everhope. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,300. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The critically acclaimed young adult fantasy novel for readers 10 years of age to adult. Lexicon is a brutally bullied teen who finds refuge in the fantasy kingdom of Everhope. With a cast of diverse, relatable characters, Lexicon faces challenges that teach her to stand up for herself, for her friends, and to risk everything for her new kingdom.
Gym Class
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2016 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Straight A student Gerald Morgan doesn’t want to ruin his grade point average with an F in gym class. So the out of shape teen asks the top runner at his high school for help. And soon discovers what she’s really running from. A short story for anyone who’s felt like giving up.
Blood of Our Children
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,120. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
They are the hopeless, homeless, futureless, youth-less children of the streets. Anneke is the indomitable woman who looked at the kids the world had forgotten and said she would never forget them. As the young man known as Angel and his ragtag group of strays and castaways battle the streets, Anneke stands beside them. Even as it spirals out of control.....
Chasing Thunderclap
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,260. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Bryan Weber's dreams of becoming a famous musician are turned upside down when he receives acceptance into the Ivy League college of his parents' dreams just as his band is about to embark on its first national tour. Now he has one summer full of interminable van rides, live shows, and raging after parties to decide which dreams are truly worth chasing.
Madeline Cain: The Adventure Begins
Price: Free! Words: 48,760. Language: Australian English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Life after high-school is looming and Madeline Cain is freaking out. Everyone has an opinion on what she should do with her life but her. What sane person decides the rest of their life at 17? When Madeline gets caught ‘playing games’ rather than taking her future ‘seriously’, reality comes crashing down. Will Maddie find the career of her dreams? Or is she doomed to spend her life adventure-less?
A Is for Austerity
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Educational, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A short story about a third-grader named Parker who kicks a soccer ball too far one day at recess. It lands in the bleachers, ruining another boy's extra-credit project, a 3-D model of the solar system. They fight. Both boys are sent to detention, where Ms. Lehmann lectures them.
Heart Wants What It Wants
You set the price! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
"I felt like I know him, though, and I know his heart, and I know what he wouldn't do to hurt me. But I didn't realize that feeling so confident and feeling so great about myself and then it just be completely shattered by one thing. By something so stupid. But then you make me feel crazy. You make me feel like it's my fault. I was in pain." --Viola Angeles
Razorblade Concerto
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A short story from independent author Jessica Perez, Razorblade Concerto tells the story of high school junior Savannah and her last moments of life as she walks a self destructive path. This story was mentioned in Perez's novel, All I Need, as a work of Short Fiction written by Regina Lanning, one of the main characters..
A Test of Loyalty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Told in first person, this is the story of three teenagers growing up in a bad neighbourhood in Canada's capital. Surrounded by poverty, drugs, sexual assault, peer pressure and prejudice, divided by race and religion, can they bond together to survive the unthinkable?
Clean
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,910. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015 by Cooldudes Publishing (Pty) Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Clean takes the reader on a gritty trip into the real and raw world of teenage substance abuse.
Kat Town - Dutch version
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: Dutch. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Nederland is bekend in het buitenland als het land waar alles mogelijk is. Het verhaal vertelt over: saamhorigheid, spiritualiteit en de generositeit die karakteriseert de 'Katukkers'. In Kat Town een onbekende gezicht van Nederland wordt gepresenteerd.