Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

The Youth & Young Loves of Oliver Wade: Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,440. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ollie Wade navigates fifteen years of boys and heartache in this collection of short stories.
The Thing I Didn't Know I Didn't Know
Series: Russel Middlebrook: The Futon Years, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,520. 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.
What Daniel Did With His Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,460. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Daniel gently ran a hand across Ben's stomach, considering the possibilities. Ben shivered slightly, and Daniel wondered again if he was awake. They lay body to body in physical uncertainty until eventually Daniel asked, “You sleeping?” Ben didn’t answer. And he didn’t move when Daniel snuggled closer to him and slid his head just below Ben’s chin, resting on his chest.
Tabitha's House
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,630. Language: British English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
She had supposed all families as difficult as her own. Not so, she finds, as she begins to grow up.
Choices Made: Fathers and Sons
Series: Choices Made, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,310. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(Book 2) After three years on the streets, Jamy MacGregor-aka: Lord Chance, tries to break free of his past to find a relationship with his biological father whom he has never met. Ideological dreams of family presses him toward a man who sees him as 'white trash'. Facing trauma, betrayal, and grave disappointment, Jamy wades through his ideas of family to make a demanding choice. Should he stay?
The Cranberry Hush: A Novel
Price: $5.89 USD. Words: 79,660. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Two young men struggle to find their places in the world and in each other's lives after college.
Imagine This
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 95,810. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Imagine This is the story of a young girl’s journey from childhood to adulthood. Lola Ogunwole leaves all that is familiar behind in London and is sent to live in a village in Nigeria. Dogged by events she has no control over Lola’s journal is a compelling story about one girl’s resilience against the odds, which culminates in the bittersweet fulfilment of a long held desire.
Something Like Winter
Series: Something Like..., Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,550. 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.
Smoke Damage
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 77,630. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Smoke Damage is a work of narrative nonfiction whose heroine, a young mother raising children in a post-9/11 world, recounts growing up in circumstances where all that was stable and familiar change drastically, but in ways closer to home. When one parent retreats into chronic illness and alcoholism, the other takes on a secret lifestyle, leaving the narrator to cope with issues beyond her age
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.
Promises
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 68,360. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Promises is the story of a young girl’s struggle to define herself according to the ideals of success and education taught by her parents. Helen’s journey is fraught with unexpected tragedies and desertions. She makes promises as a way of bargaining to deal with her guilt and grief. Helen learns to depend on family, friends, and her singing ability to achieve her goals.
A River in a Bottle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,340. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 1 review)
A charming little story about a summer spent growing up in southern Louisiana.
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?
Wolverine's Daughter
Series: The Wolverine's Daughter. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,270. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Wolverine’s Daughter is hard-tempered by her struggle to survive in the hostile Keturan mountains; she knows nothing of the Outlands, or of her father...or of the curse behind her puzzling clumsiness. But she’s about to find out what it means to visit those Outlands...and they’re about to find out what it means to have her.
Run Away Charlotte
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,250. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
When you give your heart away to the one person who made it whole but couldn't commit, and another guy sweeps you off your feet and gives you everything you want, what do you do? Who do you choose? How do you win the battle between what's logical in your head verses what's love in your heart?
The Landing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,570. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » General
The power of a song. It can ignite a heart, heal a soul—or for Danny Bale, resurrect a destiny. When songwriter Danny escaped to the Atlantic coast seven years ago, he laid to rest his affection for childhood friend Meghan Harting. Now haunted by an inner stronghold as memories resurface, Danny must create a masterpiece and battle to win the heart of the only woman who understands his music.
In the Twilight of the Moon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,440. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In the Twilight of the Moon is a story of familial love, set against the backdrop of an emotionally dysfunctional family. It follows the lives of three brothers who vie for the approval of their emotionally distant father in destructive ways.
Between These Walls
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,260. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Hunter Carlisle is a Christian, the man next door. He also hides an attraction to other men. When Hunter befriends Gabe Hellman, a handsome massage therapist, Hunter begins to reconsider the boundaries of attraction. Now Hunter must face the demons of his past and confront his long-held fears about reputation, sexual identity, and matters of soul in a story of faith, fire and restoration.
Lighting the World
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,390. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Wade Rule reveals to his classmate Maria that he plans to run off to Vermont to escape his domineering mother. When Maria tells him she'd rather run off than live with her father, Wade makes up his mind to take Maria along. But when he shows up at school with a shotgun to fetch her, things go horribly wrong.
Escapes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,440. Language: American English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Some people escape from life’s track to avoid confronting the hurdles. For Lance Adamson that is certainly the case.