Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Unplugged
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Price: Free! Words: 157,200. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
What might Holden Caulfield be like if he lived in the 21st Century media-infested environment? What if he does something so naughty that his parents severely punish him by taking away all his electronic devices? "Unplugged" takes place in contemporary Durham, North Carolina, and follows a few weeks in the life of a 17-year-old, Sterling Eumorfopoulos, a Mensa-registered genius.
Scholarship
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Price: Free! Words: 102,880. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Rocks Preparatory School for Boys lived in its own world. 140 odd boys and 16 teaching staff inhabited the school, mostly isolated from the outside world not just by the boundaries but also by the society they formed for themselves. Like all communities, most conformed, but some did not. A story of friendship and loss at a 1960s boarding school.
Amazed by her Grace, Book II
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Price: Free! Words: 117,440. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
For anyone who’s ever had a crush on a teacher comes the story of Tracy, a shy and abused teen from the projects who suddenly finds herself in a posh private school, and Grace, the revered and aloof coach who offers the girl a chance to join the school's inner circle of privileged athletes. What Tracy doesn't know about the beautiful Miss Grace is that not everything that glitters is gold.
Enchantment (The Channie Series Book One)
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Series: Channie, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 109,510. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.35 from 20 reviews)
A lovable teenage mage and a BMX racer with a killer smile are frustrated by the chastity spell her parents cast to “protect her virtue.” So when they learn a blood-stained, magical book could break the curse, lust overrules logic. They ignore the warning signs of dark magic and unleash a malevolent force with the power to destroy everything they love … including each other.
Summer
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Price: Free! Words: 165,050. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Summer is a time for love, sorrow, joy and pain – but mostly, it is a time for change. Summer is the season from which all memories flow. For Maggie and Peter, the summer of 1968 is one that changed their lives forever. For Jenny and Tom, the summer of 1979 is the one that will be remembered most. Two couples - one married the other childhood friends - separated by years, but inexorably linked.
Therapeutic Window
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Price: Free! Words: 112,300. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A story about a medical family that spans the years from the 1950s to the present. Written from the viewpoint of a son, we witness his and his sibling's life changes as they grapple with the generation gap between themselves and their over bearing father. Other themes explored are romantic and family love, extramarital relationships, medical ethics and hierarchical work relationships.
A Song for Julia
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Series: Thompson Sisters, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 117,540. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Crank Wilson left his South Boston home at sixteen to start a punk band and burn out his rage at the world. Julia Thompson left a secret behind in Beijing that exploded into scandal in Washington, DC, threatening her father's career and dominating her family's life.When Julia and Crank meet at an anti-war protest, the connection between them is so powerful it threatens to tear everything apart.
Arcadian Daze : Xavier Savage in Monarchsland (little stories from a big world)
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 140,330. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Xavier Savage's progress to understanding life. A satirical, serious, and whimsical telling of episodes in the childhood of Xavier Savage, citizen of Monarchsland, a semi-fictional state of Australia, as he strategises a fail-safe way to avoid the eternal fires of hell, and at puberty, finds love, and loses it, just before a vital fact of life is made very clear to him.
Sugar Town
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Price: Free! Words: 218,750. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A family is decimated in the aftermath of a terrible crime and no voice is raised in protest. Can a town that prides itself on its sense of community survive without the promise of justice? In Sugar Town, a teen-aged girl, an epileptic boy, an alcoholic murderer and a spirit-seeking outsider, drawn together by a curiously enabling piece of space debris, show the way to redemption.
Ripple: Young Adult Version
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Price: Free! Words: 121,490. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
When high-powered attorney Helen Thompson discovers that her fifteen-year old daughter has been sexually assaulted, she takes drastic measures. Finding herself in trouble, Helen must relinquish control and put her faith in a process she knows to be flawed. As a team of lawyers, therapists and women from a safe house help Helen and Phoebe find hope and healing, a sociopath lurks, waiting to strike.
Know Not Why: A Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,650. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
(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?
Falling (Bits and Pieces, Book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 125,100. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(5.00 from 1 review)
How would the course of your life change if someone new sat next to you? Meet Liz. She’s sixteen, the daughter of immigrant parents, doesn’t fit in at home and hides in plain sight in school. She’s an outsider until she’s rescued by an unlikely friendship that changes her life.
The Mysteries, A Novel of Ancient Eleusis
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Price: Free! Words: 132,180. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Available for the first time complete in one volume. Previously published in two volumes as Daughter of Darkness and The Dadouchos. In 480 BC, fifteen-year-old Melaina's biggest worry, she thinks, is wishing to follow Artemis and remain virgin when her mother and grandfather want her to marry and became a priestess. But when the Persians invade, the gods themselves have plans for Melaina.
Aurius
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,260. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010 by Brain Lag. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
What starts as a young man's adventure of a lifetime soon becomes the most humbling experience he's ever had. Fighting for his very life, fighting fate, trying to grasp the foreign aspects of a strangely familiar land, and taking on a quest that will affect the entire world are just the beginning. And as months pass, he starts to long for something he never expected--home.
The Revised Kama Sutra: A Novel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,370. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A Confederacy of Dunces meets Catcher in the Rye in this comic novel about a boy growing up Catholic in India, freeing himself from brainwashing by priests and nuns, and hitching himself to an American Dream. The Dream is interrupted by a grueling campaign against his virginity; the novel was described as Kurt Vonnegut as "very funny," and was published in ten countries and seven languages.
Itchy Donner
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,040. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Itchy Donner is a rashy eleven-year-old growing up fatherless in a dying backwoods Idaho timber town. He's obsessed with the past, since Itchy’s the great-great-great grandson of Tamsen Donner, the famous matriarch of the Donner Party. When Red Donner, his blustery vagabond logger father, reappears in his life, Itchy will be pulled into a past he dreams of and a present he can't understand.
Life of the Party
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 188,080. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(4.22 from 9 reviews)
The moment Mackenzie Taylor first sees Grey Lewis on stage, the wide-eyed teenager falls instantly in love. Though warned by her best friend Riley to stay away, she can't resist Grey's charm and talent, or the undeniable chemistry they share. Just as tempting as Grey's body--the aspiring rock star's ample drug supply. Before long, Mackenzie's addiction is all she has left.
The Brightest Moon of the Century
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,390. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Edward, a young Minnesotan, is blessed with an abundance of "experience"--first when his mother dies and next when his father shoehorns Edward into a private boys school where he's tortured and groomed. In this comic novel, Edward needs a place in the universe, but he wants an understanding of women. The reader experiences Edward's life from ages 14 to 45.
The Harvest of Reason
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
African American Ph.D. student Maddie Hawkins loves science, but the world of academia is a minefield of sexism, racism and egoism. Blue-eyed graduate student John Pitts is a cocky genius, an individualist and a lady’s man; everything Maddie disapproves of. Yet the heart leads you where reason would forbid, "and when the fire of love is ablaze" it burns "to ashes the harvest of reason."
Getting Sideways
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Series: Full Throttle, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,320. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Webfoot Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Being sent to live with Race was the best thing that ever happened Cody. Then a speedway wreck nearly ruined everything. A chance to build his own car seems like a great distraction-until Cody realizes he'll have to live up to Race's legendary status. But without his dad's permission, that's the least of his worries. Now he has to keep Race in the dark until he can convince his dad racing's safe.