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Slumming in Paris Part 8, With the Children - Ben Franklin, a Manifestation, and Love
By Felipe Adan Lerma
Series: Slumming in Paris, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,030. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Antone and Cherise, Simone and Tabitha, Buzz and Zilker. The six cousins. Part Eight, the final episode in my “Slumming in Paris” novella series, has the six cousins play and tumble their way into their final few days in Paris. Having finally moved to a new larger hotel, they find themselves drawn back to the Latin Quarter and Saint Germain neighborhoods near their older smaller apartments.
The Bass Player
By Jim Reilly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,660. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Bass Player is a novella about truth, lies, expectations, disillusionment, exploitation and how a young musician found his voice in spite of all that. Written by a musician but not for musicians, the story weaves its way around fact and fiction, drawing readers into a world where music can set you free but just as easily bring you crashing down.
Forever
By Elizabeth Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,250. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014 by E-Books Publisher. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Set in rural Cumbria this story is one of true and enduring love.
Bonds Of Orphans
By Bill W.Y. Cain
Series: A Tale of Orphan Kings, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,880. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
All paths lead to betrayal... Bonds are forged. Loyalties clash. The fate of two kingdoms and the lives of millions rest on the shoulders of an assassin. Bonds of Orphans is a coming of age fantasy that immerses the reader in a world of kings, generals, assassins, and rebels.
Esmeralda and the Breeze
By C.M. Simpson
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Esmeralda and the Breeze: is a short story in the magic realism genre centered around a young woman finding her place in a world that largely rejects her. It is approximately 1,800 words in length. This short story is the third story in An Anthology of Those Who Walk Among Us,which contains extra content and released in late July 2012.
Starlet's Web (The Starlet Series, #1)
By Carla J. Hanna
Series: Starlet's Stories, Book 1 · The Starlet, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,130. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(5.00 from 1 review)
Love. Lies. Acting. Hollywood entangles talented teen actress. Liana Marie Michael deals with the consequences of being a teen actor, torn between mixed-messages from Hollywood's focus on being sexy. She talks and thinks in scripts while honest student athlete Manuel provides an alternative perspective. But as truths are revealed, what is real is in question.
Morse Code for Cats
By Tom Conyers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,990. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Coming of age … coming out. When Sam exchanges the country for the city on the eve of a new millennium, a wonderful world of possibility opens up: sex ... drugs ... sport. But when that world collapses, Sam must re-examine his every decision to finally become 'good at life.' Contemporary ... insightful ... raw ... Morse Code for Cats is funny at times and at times intensely moving.
The Naked World
By PT Dilloway
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,340. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Planet 99 Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Forty years ago, Henry Barton played a superhero known as the Grey Knight on television. Rotting away forgotten in a retirement home, Henry's mind finally snaps and he becomes the hero he played so long ago. Now as Henry battles imagined evils on the streets of a small California town, it's up to his faithful sidekick to save Henry--and himself.
Motivational Stories: Part Nine
By Raja Sharma
Series: Motivational Stories, Book 9. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
In this fast paced world, people hardly get time to pause and think about the forces which motivate or retard them. They are immersed in their works so deeply, earning and arranging that there is hardly any time for them to read the stories which children used to read in the past.
Rockin' The Bronx
By Larry Kirwan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Bronx is burning in 1980-82. John Lennon is being stalked, Bobby Sands is dying, the Reagan Revolution has begun and AIDS is about to be identified. Sean arrives from Ireland searching for his girlfriend, Mary. He finds a lot more than he's looking for, including Danny McCorley, a hard-hitting, book-loving, construction worker with a shadowy past in the Irish Republican movement and a secret.
The Class Menagerie II
By Red Letter Press
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,500. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Twenty-six stories written by college students in a fiction workshop class at the University of South Carolina, plus one by the professor.
One Rubber Band
By Joel Magalnick
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 81,270. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jason Drucker is an otherwise normal 14-year-old stuck in an ugly situation. What should have been some harmless teasing with some of his neighborhood buddies has turned into a full-scale war at their junior high school. Jason has been pushed into leading his side, and now he’s got to figure out how to calm things down again.
Intersections: A Convoluted Romance
By Dan Pelton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,820. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
When two five-year-olds -- Richard and Wanda -- square off on the sidewalk, little do they know that they have both taken the first step on their roads of life. Wanda's road winds through the squalid world of cheap sensuality and the sex industry; Richard's passes through the sleazy realm of corporate politics. Both these roads are destined to intersect and eventually merge.
Whistling Woman
By CC Tillery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,230. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In the last years of the 19th century, Bessie Daniels, a young woman growing up in the mountains of Western North Carolina, faces changes that will challenge her ideas of family and form her into the woman she’s meant to be.
Purity
By Douglas Clegg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,860. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
In PURITY, the darkest force is love. From award-winning author Douglas Clegg comes a dark psychological thriller of dangerous obsession."Douglas Clegg turns the screws dexterously in this sleek, multifaceted suspense story...in a vacation paradise saturated in alcohol, entitlement and hypocrisy..." - Publisher's Weekly.
I Can Do Anything
By Ron Aylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Connor Anthony Michael Holbook is an autistic twenty-four year old who, works stuffing envelopes for an Atlanta insurance company, knows all the Zip Codes used by the United States and its territories, is a tea connoisseur, loves to read, is searching for God, and is now writing a book to prove that he can do anything!
Chasing Grace: A Novel of Odd Redemption
By Carol Costello
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,280. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Cathy Callahan runs away at age ten to escape her mother’s abuse and find God. After thirty years of funny, brutal, uplifting adventures, she finds unexpected grace in the last place she thinks to look. This is a raw, humorous look at spiritual coming of age, at unconventional ways to heal deep emotional wounds, and at finding greater purpose in surprising places despite desperate odds.
Off the Reservation
By Dana Michelle Burnett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
I don’t care what any of them say, John Lennon is the greatest man that ever lived. I played my Beatles records all day and tried not to pay attention as more and more of the young men in town were drafted and sent off to the jungles. It was crazy times and you could just feel the surge of change in the air and I wanted desperately to be a part of it.
Tecopa Cocoa
By Peter Jacoby
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,670. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Tecopa Cocoa is a fanciful, realistic, funny, insightful, scholarly and uniquely optimistic coming of age tale. During his fifteenth summer, his dad sends him west to visit his eccentric Uncle Henry, in the tiny Mojave Desert town of Tecopa. There he finds home amongst a ragtag crew of mind readers. It's also where he undergoes a bizarre metamorphosis.
Life's What Happens
By Bob Kat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 146,910. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by Kathy Clark. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
FINALIST - BEST INDIE BOOK OF 2013. He is too young to drink (legally) but not too young to die. Don Williams is a senior at Kent State University and lives in an off-campus fraternity house. He and his girlfriend Lisa are making plans for their future after graduation when suddenly, it’s all taken away.