Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

All the Courses Run (An Equine Tale)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,750. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When Anna Grant enters the world of show jumping, her dreams are crushed by a sinister man who brings out the darkness in her own soul.
The Murder of Hoppy Bunny
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A horrific tale of the death of a lovable character. By the author of MachoPoni: A Prance With Death.
How I Come to Know
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Ten-year old Rex can’t contain his curiosity about grown-up ways. After stumbling upon his married aunt engaged in a backseat ‘wrestling match’ with a man not her husband, he innocently shares the information with another family member and quickly ‘comes to know’ that being too inquisitive can be downright risky, not to mention embarrassing.
Spilled Coffee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,680. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Benjamin Hughes is on a mission. He has just bought back the New Hampshire lake cottage his family lost eighteen summers ago, in 1969, just before he turned fourteen. For the next 24 hours, he has committed himself to relive the summer when his life blew apart.
Darla Decker Hates to Wait
Series: Darla Decker Diaries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,970. Language: American English. Published: May 14, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Games of flashlight tag, and the crazy cat lady roaming Shiloh Farms in a “demon bus,” serve as distractions during her parents’ quarrels and her anxiety about show choir auditions. Yet the more Darla waits for her adulthood to begin, the more she learns that summoning patience won’t be the hardest part of being eleven. A frank and funny look at the path to adulthood. [Young Adult - 13 and Up]
Broken Family Portrait
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 290,310. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Educational
Robin Callbeck, a young man who was born with serious Cerebral Palsy, lives through family dysfunction and bullying in his childhood in order to be a successful radio personality. However, after he is successful, he sees more of the same in his own family and society, especially when one nephew is born severely retarded, and the spanking debate threatens to divide the family.
Comeback Road: A Rock and Roll Adventure
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,290. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Comeback Road is loaded with beers, bars, and guitars. Terry is a washed-up rock musician looking to get his career back on track. He finds a few young players to back him up, and in no time he's in a van, crossing the continent on a tour full of drinking, fighting, falling in love, and breaking up bands. A hilarious look at the hard-luck heroes of rock, Comeback Road is endlessly entertaining.
All That Remains: a Newtonberg story
Series: The Newtonberg stories, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,690. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Christian » General
A story of family, friendship, and first love in post-World War II Newtonberg.
Not Waving
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,470. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
It's the shiny happy 80s in Los Angeles, but Vida's mood couldn't be blacker. Never mind her writer's block, recent suicide attempt or the painful scrutiny of her colleagues, there's drinking to be done! When a cut-rate psychic releases a recurring nightmare, Vida decides it's time for a Vegas road trip. May the gods help anyone in her path...
The Yam Po Club
Price: Free! Words: 76,390. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Africa
Boarding school – a painful rite of passage which remains forever etched in memories long after the days of confinement are over. At least that’s the impression Onyebuchi has been given by her older brother. The Yam Po Club is a coming of age story about a group of girls who defy the odds to form a lasting friendship and survive the many trials of boarding school life.
The Fourth Man
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 87,140. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The novel is about the sentimental education of an Irish writer, Richard Butler. Given the limited possibilities of the biographical novel, Butler's early life is conveyed by means of sixteen episodes to indicate the intense aura of significance that can accompany certain moments in a life, so that some sense can be made of his life by tracing the connections between these events.
Summertime Blues
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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.
Fractured in this Killing Scene
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,540. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Rab and Tam are two Jack the Lads who like fun, women, and drink, in whatever order they appear. Unfortunately, they are unready yet to face the challenges and responsibilities that confront them in adult life. Each has their own major situation to contend with, and how they each cope and come to terms with these challenges dictates the kind of people they will eventually become...
Quarter Life Crisis: A Novel
Price: Free! Words: 75,870. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Meet Sean, 25. Meet Lauren, 24. Up until now, neither one of them has had a clue what they were doing with their lives. After tonight...they still won't.
Lonesome Serenity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
I am alone. Or am I? Surely no one has felt this alone. Surely no one has lived my pain. If only you could understand my sick muse like I do. Yet maybe if I show this small piece, you too can feel it. Tell me, am I alone?
Christopher's Crummy Christmas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Eleven-year-old Christopher always spends Christmas alone. This year, he’s going to change that. This year, he’s going to make his parents stay home. Everyone tells him he’ll ruin Christmas, but he doesn’t care. He wants a good Christmas, and he’ll do anything to get it. Includes the complete bonus story, "Boz."
Refuge
Series: Evie. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,050. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Stoked Publishing House. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Zee must remember who she is, and learn to deal with what life has handed her, as well as the consequences of the choices she's made.
The Statue and the Stones
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,150. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A young man seeking to build a life on Gran Canaria discovers that his own family history is tied up with his new home. From Northern Ireland during the Troubles to the tourist towns of the Canary Islands today, Gregory Sheridan follows a trail of love and betrayal, and family secrets kept through the generations...
Just One More Thing
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 840. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Charles Peter Cross Gerald Wentworth Farthing Smith would have been named just “Charley Smith” if his parents had any sort of self-control. And it just got worse from there. But they’ll pay for their over-parenting of him. Oh, yes, come high school graduation, they’ll pay.
My Indian Queen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,170. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
One guy. One girl. One magical summer. Both of them on the verge of adulthood, both of them hopelessly lost. He loves her, his fiery Indian queen, but does she feel the same? And what will happen when summer wanes into fall?