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A Time Before Facebook by Jimmy James Jr.
Series: A Time Before Facebook, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,000. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary(4.00 from 1 review)
Two families on opposite sides of the US/Canada Border are forever united through a marriage, children, and death. Jimmy is now growing up in a time before computers, email and social networking. The stories are primarily true, but some persons and events have been fictionalized where necessary.
Pick-me-up by Cecilia La France
Price: Free! Words: 68,540. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In small town Iowa, where a family's reputation is hard to shake, Katelyn has a choice to make--Follow her sisters' lead, lose herself to love, take the drug that's offered, or pick herself up after getting knocked down. This young adult novel travels to the troubling truth of life outside high school hallways where not every family or teenager is innocent.
Birthday Girl by Diane J Wright
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,660. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2009 by Seedpod Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary(4.00 from 1 review)
Sixteen-year-old Tracey Burns has been confined to a single room for two years. One night, amid chaotic spring winds, she slips to freedom and inadvertently sets herself on a journey that takes her further away from the one thing she wants most: to find the mother who left her behind.
Tyger Lilly by Lisa Trusiani
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,450. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Lilly lives in a magical world. Animals grow as tall as trees in her backyard, her mother lives in a cloud, her best friend, Dorian, is delightfully like a monkey, and Lilly can disappear, sort of. She’s been doing it since kindergarten to escape the bullies, but now disappearing can’t solve Lilly’s problems. In fact, it has become a problem. Cover illustration by Mark Chiarello.
The Art School Dance by Maria Blanca Alonso
Price: Free! Words: 150,640. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014 by Piblokto Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Ginny is born in the wrong place, in the wrong time. Sleepers Hill is not a town where a young artist can flourish, is too provincial a place for someone who is different. And Ginny is different, in her dress, in her attitude, in her ambitions. Not always likable, but certainly different!
I Woke Up In Love This Morning by Jennifer Kathleen Gibbons
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,910. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Three short stories that highlight two girls' coming of age in different eras. From a girl's first period to another girl risking punishment in a parking lot, Gibbons explores what it's like to be a young girl in suburban Northern California.
Rory, My Brother by Kate Walker
Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
It’s hard to live with some people, and harder to live without them. This story is based on a real family I meet some years ago. Their plight touched me, not least of all that of the older brother. Because the family tried to protect him, he seemed farthest removed from the unfolding tragedy. But there was no protecting him from the fact that sometimes, unfortunately, love hurts.
dancer, zero by S. Michael Choi
Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
Tatiana, the new girl, arrived in English IIIA amidst a murmur of expectation. We had already heard a beautiful "Russian princess" was coming to our own boring little neck of New Jersey, and her first impression on us was no disappointment... the SAT-cramming students of a high academic north New Jersey high school welcome a Russian exchange student; and lives are forever changed...
Back Creek by Leslie Goetsch
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,650. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
It’s the summer of 1975. Eighteen-year-old Grace Barnett knows she should be preparing to leave for college in September. But a strange Memorial Day boating accident on the creek near her Virginia home--she’s the only witness to the apparent suicide--kicks off a series of events that will define her family’s future as well as her emerging view of life.
The End of the Line (Arcadia - Book 0.5) by Jesi Lea Ryan
Series: Arcadia. Price: Free! Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Cane Matthews has found his dream girl. Unfortunately, she is his girlfriend’s twin sister. * The End of the Line is a prequel story to Arcadia’s Gift.
Nick Klaus et le Paysage Désuet by Frederic Colier
Series: Nick Klaus, 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: French. Published: May 19, 2013 by Book Case Engine. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
La première fois que j'ai rencontré Nick Klaus, cela devrait être en 1993. A cette époque là, il ne devait avoir plus de 9-10 ans, mais déjà la vie soufflait en lui. Il riait en permanence, et rien ne pouvait freiner sa curiosité. Seulement, il était aussi énormément polisson, ce qui le mena dans une situation épineuse. D'après ce que je comprends, il s'était égaré à l'intérieur d'un album photo.
Gitanjali- An Ode to Life by Vineeth Ravichandran
Price: Free! Words: 86,770. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
A blissful love story is torn apart by a blunder. A heartbroken young man is sent to a sleepy town to handle Industrial Relations in a violent factory. An old Gandhian’s 40 year long wait to win back his estranged family, sees a glimmer of hope. A terminally ill youngster awaits the one who would fulfill his Death Wish. When they come together, that’s Gitanjali- an ode to life.
Monstrato by Christopher Ganey
Price: Free! Words: 70,560. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Macy is a troubled teen who attends a charter school ruled by a tyrannical principal and her spoiled 17-year-old daughter, Corena. As Macy loses favor with Corena, Corena begins using her mother's power to target Macy's friends. Macy vents her frustration on a school computer and unwittingly finds herself on a collision course with the school principal.
Curtain Cape by David Bobis
Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
2009 3rd Place Winner, John Marsden Young Writer’s Award. This is a tale of two troubled youths as they travel the road equipped with nothing but some food, a gun and a bag of bullets. Delirious, wild and sometimes frightening, Curtain Cape puts you right alongside misguided Victor and his reluctant brother as they journey through a broken world of petty crime, dreamy wolves and stolen cars.
Going Through Changes by Brendan Gerad O'Brien
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
A short coming-of-age story in 6,000 words. When Katie's father died the whole family fragmented, but how could she possibly repair things, bring them all back to how life was before ...
Adult World by Christopher Scott Grimaldi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,480. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
On his eighteenth birthday, Brian Hartman takes a job at Adult World, a pornographic specialty store, and over several months before graduating high school not only receives quite an extra-curricular education, but also discovers that not all of the people in his life are who he thought they were - including his own mother.
Hazelnut Street by Norman Crane
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
A story about returning to the street you grew up on. Everyone's there, but everything's changed. You've changed. The faces you recognize are not the ones you speak to. The people you meet are not the ones you knew. And when she takes you by the hand and pulls you between houses, fireworks exploding overhead, there is pain where once there was so much hope.
The Reappearance of Sam Webber by Jonathon Scott Fuqua
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,830. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
When eleven-year-old Sam Webber's father disappears without a trace, he and his mother are forced to relocate to a tough neighborhood. Unfamiliar with his surroundings, intimidated by his new school, Sam is lost until he meets Greely, the school's elderly black janitor. Through this unlikely friendship, Sam begins to heal. The Reappearance of Sam Webber won an Alex Award.