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Something Like Winter
Series: Something Like..., Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,570. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
When Tim meets recklessly brave Benjamin Bentley, a whole new world opens up to him—love, sex, warmth…home. Certain that society won’t understand what they have together, Tim struggles to protect their relationship. As his lies push Ben away, Tim learns that the greatest enemy can come from within. Something Like Winter is the companion novel to Something Like Summer.
Bitterness (An African Novel from Zambia)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,190. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by Mondial. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » General
This is one of the most realistic and passionate contemporary novels (Julius Chongo Award 2006 for Best Creative Writing) about the life of young people in today's Africa, written by Malama Katulwende, a Zambian poet, novelist, and intellectual. It depicts the political struggle of Zambia's students, and the hope and despair of the book's main character.
Know Not Why: A Novel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 112,650. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Howie gets a job at a hokey arts ‘n crafts store to meet girls. Instead, he meets Arthur. Sure, Arthur is smart and charming and has distractingly magnificent eyelashes, but there’s no getting away from one troublesome fact: he’s a dude. And Howie, who’s spent the past twenty-two years being strictly unexceptional, isn’t about to shake up his whole (mediocre) existence now. ... Right?
The Johnny Moss Room
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 80,270. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
It takes a lot of guts to be Merv Moss's daughter and even more to love him. In this dramedy about the complicated bonds between fathers and daughters,17-year-old budding film genius Lilo Moss struggles to touch the grace and forgiveness that will lead her to come to terms with her outrageous ex-comic dad before it's too late. Set in 1960s New York and Miami, when all the world was changing.
Barefoot in the City of Broken Dreams
Series: Russel Middlebrook: The Futon Years, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,520. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Russel Middlebrook, gay and 24, has moved to Los Angeles with his boyfriend to try to make it as a screenwriter. But working in Hollywood isn't anything like it is in the movies, and Russel grows increasingly desperate to learn the secret to Tinseltown success. A "new adult" companion novel to 2014's The Thing I Didn't Know I Didn't Know, by the author of the gay teen classic, Geography Club.
Amazed by her Grace, Book III
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 95,960. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 1 review)
APRIL 2015 EDITION! For any teacher who’s ever had a student pet comes the story of Grace, the admired P.E. teacher and coach whose wall of fascinating aloofness and privacy begins to fall when she meets the shy, disarming, gifted student athlete Tracy. What the beautiful Miss Grace doesn't want Tracy to find out is that not everything that glitters in Grace's life is gold.
Phoenix Rising
Series: ROAR. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,140. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Riletta knew hardship. Dropped off at a university and shunned as an abomination, she’s determined to carve out a new path—even if she has to do so alone. Macen would do anything to make Riles his—fight his pack, wage war with the university, and fight a hellhound determined to crush her. The biggest battle will be the one for her heart, especially when her true identity is revealed.
Dorothy Before the Twister
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A coming-of-age story about a girl who is growing up in the predominant company of adults during the Dust Bowl period.
The Thing I Didn't Know I Didn't Know
Series: Russel Middlebrook: The Futon Years, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,470. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Twenty-three-year-old Russel Middlebrook searches for the secret to gay life and love in trendy Seattle. A "new adult" novel by the author of the gay teen classic, Geography Club.
Kleenex Wonder Girl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Gelastic Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Michael carries a secret torch for the girl of his dreams. A cruel joke at her expense provokes him to violence. That impetuous act surprises no one more than Michael, and threatens to destroy his relationships with friends and family. Worse, it exposes his feelings for her to the one person he most fears discovering the truth--
Katu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In the shadow of British and Hessian forces, life goes on for young patriot Joshua and his Native American grandfather, Katu, whose only concern seems to be his tattered old fishing net. Raised to abide his elders, Joshua reluctantly aides the mysterious curmudgeon with his repairs and in so doing gets to know the man he only thought he knew. A man full of surprises.
Horses for Sale, a Miranda and Starlight Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,620. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Will sixteen-year-old Miranda Stevens make it as a horse rancher while struggling with the demands of high school, the tragedies of life, and affairs of the heart? She's giving it her best shot, but she's not above making bad decisions and reaping the consequences.
Angel's Harp
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,160. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"The bonds in molecules vibrate too, making endless symphonies. Each molecule is a little angel's harp."Alan Carter struggles to discern the meaning and patterns of his life, while the forces that compose the music of the universe roll on relentlessly.
Life Drawings
Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 55,300. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Tom and Diane are two young misfits who embark upon a timid relationship. Supported by friends and family, harassed by an increasingly disturbed Anglican priest, they begin an exploratory journey, discovering themselves and each other. But a dark secret from Diane's past is slowly closing in on them. Do Tom and Diane have a future together? Who will live, and who will die?
Reflections: A Story of Friendship
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,370. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It is the 25th April 1919 and Captain Christopher Murphy has been invited back to his old school, Guildale College, to deliver an address in the first year of peace after The Great War. When he arrives at East Guildale railway station, which is adjacent to the school, a flood of memories come rushing back. He now knows what he must say and walks to the school to deliver his address.
The Minister's Daughter (Book 4 in The Sovereign Series)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,310. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
After a tragic loss a young woman grudgingly returns to her hometown of Sovereign, Maine and finds the life -- and love-- for which she's searched across the globe.
Mays Landing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,540. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Parkhill Mays is a medical school dropout who meets a professional "lab rat" in the emergency room after an unsuccessful suicide attempt, who introduces him to the dark world of selling his body to science as a paid participant in clinical trials. Mays finds love and redemption as he searches for a place between his new underground existence and the "topside" world he left behind.

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