Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

The Other Boy
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Series: The Lost Boys Quartet, Book 2. Price: $3.41 USD. Words: 49,370. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Matt's father has run off with another woman; a woman with a son who will surely usurp Matt's place in his Dad's affections. Matt joins an anarchic gang of lawless lads as he wrestles with his anguish over his father’s defection, and, worse still, his bitter envy of the other boy in his father’s life. Then the other boy is lost in a raging river. Part Two of The Lost Boys Quartet.
News Flash
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,450. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
My name is Allison Jones, I’m a high school senior, and I have an awesome internship at a local news station. I’m a half credit short from graduating, and my guidance counselor is making me take a special events planning class that’s really just a glorified prom committee. I think I’m screwing up my relationship with my best friend Jake, and this could be the story of a lifetime.
Summertime Blues
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 88,970. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Summertime Blues chronicles the coming-of-age of Peter Bennings as he weaves his way through high school and the "sturm und drang" of the teenage years. The novel simultaneously traces the “British invasion” and the emergence of Rock and Roll. Peter’s universal appeal, though, rests in his quest for answers to the ubiquitous questions about girls and sex and dating that no one will help answer.
Too Old To Play
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Thirteen year old Danny Tompkins must deal with his mother's death, but on the day of the funeral people keep coming to his house, and seem to be partying. As he retreated to his bedroom, he couldn't understand why those adults behaved as they did, or why his younger cousins just kept playing. So he "hid" and fumed. Years later, the adult Daniel relives those memories, and writes about them.
Elk River
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,140. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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2012 Nominee Benjamin Franklin Award in LGBT and Global Ebook for Young Adults. Gregory C. Randall unveils, during the summer of 1956, a family’s fears and triumphs. He explores a region of America set apart from the chaos of the world. It is a place of migrant pickers, backwoods people living off the land, and the grand Lake Michigan that encloses them all. And it is also a realm of miracles
Satan Like Spam
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,130. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Yellowplume Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Alex told Rae that he was sent to earth to keep her safe…to protect her. There's no question that his presence was a gift from God, a miracle. Alex’s strength has healed Rae time and time again, but is he strong enough to heal her heart? Is his love enough to fill the emptiness that Rae has been hiding for years?
Valley of Steel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,220. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
coming of age tale of growing up in the favelas/slums of Brasil.
Luna Rising, The ChatKlub (volume3)
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Series: Luna Rising, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,790. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Told from the standpoint of a teenager who is a "gifted child", made lonely by his extraordinary mental abilities, this is a coming-of-age story like no other. In Volume Three, the ChatKlub, Tony battles the odds to conquer the woman he loves and defend his start-up from the greed of the Sicilian and Russian Mafia; can he shake off the past and catch the future?
Eternally Tuesday
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
"Jake" Clemmings keeps his Tuesdays the same way.Skips school,goes fishing,plays video games like any other eleven year old. But Jake has a burden to bear and many lessons to learn.A story of grief friendship and bonding over jello Eternally tuesday reminds us what routine and honor truely can be
The Art of Letter Writing
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,860. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
"It seemed like he wanted something. But what? Too bad she didn't speak raven." What happens when a bold, curious animal takes a fierce interest in you.....and helps you escape a life you hate? What if that life is behind bars?
Pretending Normal
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,400. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A teenage girl struggles with her alcoholic father's humanness and the truths about family, with all of its flaws and weaknesses, as the bond that holds one to another, in love, loyalty, even death. Pretending Normal, fka Lies Imitating Life, was a past quarter finalist in Ray Bradbury’s New Century New Writer Award contest and a past semi-finalist in Amazon's Breakthrough Novel Award contest.
PUNAHOU BLUES, a Hawaiian Novel
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 53,210. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Growing up in Honolulu isn't all it's cracked up to be for Jeffrey Gill. After he gets into prestigious Punahou School, his rite of passage includes losing the babe of his dreams to a creep, surviving Killahaole Day, and getting pushed around by the school bully.
FireGrrl
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,270. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Susan is determined to survive as a forest firefighter in a 1974 experiment few expect to succeed. Wildfire demands teamwork but hostilities simmer. Finally, it is Susan that must hold the line. Harrowing, poetic, and funny, FireGrrl reveals a workingman’s world and a woman’s place in it.
Swift River
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,880. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Swift River is the story of Polly McPhee, who comes of age as her central Massachusetts town is gradually emptied and cleared, along with three others, to create the Quabbin Reservoir -- a permanent source of clean water for the people of Boston. Ultimately, Polly survives and rises above both personal misfortune and the loss of her home to discover a clear and hopeful vision of her future.
Forget Me Not
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 39,180. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
My name is Jessie. I am eight years old. I am never touched. No pats on the head. No hand to hold when I cross the street. No hug when I am sick. One day, I broke the nose of a boy who tried to touch me. Another, my eyes leaked water when I watched a mother hold her little girl. I was here too, but nobody saw. This is my story. Are you ready?
A Masque of Infamy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,240. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A autobiographical novel of teenage rebellion and punk rock salvation in small town Alabama.
Indian Summer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
What do you do when your best friend comes back from the Peace Corps crazy? When he declares that he loves Indian movies and is suddenly talking in an Indian accent? When he wants to drive you across the country to meet an Indian girl he is madly in love with, and then, halfway across that country, in the middle of nowhere, he starts getting in fights, dancing and singing with windmills?
Fate, Friendship and Grace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A fictional journey that is truly an American adventure story. Unlikely friends challenged through fate discover personal faith. A romantic coming of age story that reminds us of the lasting value of friendship and our enduring search for grace.
The Last Finn
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Two farm boys growing up along the banks of the Ohio River is the setting for this riveting coming-of-age tale of an idyllic life with dark undertones.
M'am and the Salty Medicine
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,400. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A Dharma-driven adventure. An old woman - a fringe-living misfit - quells a handful of unconscionable assholes utilizing the laws of the universe instead of her usual methods.