Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Scar Jewelry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
What do we really know about our parents or the ways they shape us? For twins Deirdre and Langston, 20, the answer is: not enough. With their father long dead, and their mother now in a coma, they realize they don't even know whom to notify. In fact, they understand almost nothing about their mother. They delve into her life and uncover secrets that revise the past and transform the future.
Me, Johnny, and The Babe
Price: Free! Words: 68,570. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is the story of two 12-year-old best friends growing up on the mean streets of Philadelphia. It chronicles their friendship and tells the remarkable, untold true story of how Babe Ruth came to their local parish to play in one incredible baseball game. That September day in 1923 would forever change the lives of these two friends.
Scholarship
Price: Free! Words: 102,880. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: 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.
Not Today, But Someday
Series: Emi Lost & Found, Prequel . Price: Free! Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In December of 1994, Emi Hennigan discovered her father's infidelity. It was in that same month that Nate Wilson's first girlfriend broke up with him. Both heartbroken and jaded in their own ways, Emi and Nate became fast friends. This is how their story began.
Sugar Town
Price: Free! Words: 218,750. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
A Family Legacy: The Watson Works
Price: Free! Words: 52,840. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Another tragedy has struck the Watson family and now the only thing left is the family business. Connor, the younger of the teen brothers, must try to make the tough decisions that will keep things going. Can Connor deal with his profound loss and prevent a similar tragedy when he has the chance? Can he find happiness and make a new family? Join Connor in this story of adventure and courage.
Struggles of a Country boy
Price: Free! Words: 73,180. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the fictionalized story of the author's growing up years during the 1950s. It is the story of a troubled boy, a dysfunctional family and how the boy learned to cope with the adversities life threw at him. It was the time when it was generally thought the ideal way to raise a boy was to live in the country, give him a dog, a .22 rifle and let him roam the open fields and woods.
Honor and Lies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,030. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
When 14-year-old Sissy discovers she's not simply the dark skinned friend of the Davis family, she's devastated. The truth destroys everything she's ever known about herself.
House of Rejects
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,500. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Kidneymountain Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
House of Rejects is a funny coming of age novel about an eccentric family trying to save its house from foreclosure.
Chasing Grace: A Novel of Odd Redemption
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,280. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(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.
Love in the A Shau
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 155,920. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Blue collar charity case Daniel faces certain failure at an elite men's college and waning attention from his new wealthy girlfriend Colleen. Daniel volunteers for the army and struggles to get out of South Vietnam's A Shau Valley alive while Colleen loses respect for her silver spoon. Daniel and Colleen fight society's prejudices to find themselves and more in the turbulent culture of the 1960s.
Amazed by her Grace, Book II
Price: Free! Words: 118,430. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
(5.00 from 1 review)
APRIL 2015 EDITION! 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 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.
The Drifters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,850. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
The morning after her high school graduation, a suburbanite finds her plans for the future threatened by a careless but egregious crime. Instead of heading off for a university experience with all her friends, she enters the bizarre purgatory that is community college, where a trio of aimless but talented artists and musicians take her under their wing.
Falling (Bits and Pieces, Book 1)
Price: Free! Words: 125,100. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, 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.
A Happy Accident
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,230. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
American musician Bobby Carter moved to Manchester, England with one objective—to become a major player in the postpunk scene of the late Seventies. Soon, he will find that his love of music and love of a feisty, beautiful English waitress will meet head on. Set to the lyrical soundtrack of the 60s and 70s, A Happy Accident is a story of love and choice that transcends the ages.
Scared of My Own Shadow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,860. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lowell Hyde battles many obstacles in his young life: a brain injury, debilitating fears, loneliness—but most of all, extreme survivor guilt. It should have been him, not his mother, who died on the day of his birth. Lowell knows this… And his father won’t let him forget. Despite all this, Lowell is determined to create a lasting legacy that honors his beloved mother.
Fate, Friendship and Grace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(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.
Love and the Punk Rock Grrl
Series: The Punk Rock Grrl, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 77,640. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A magical and bittersweet tale of unexpected love, in which a troubled 17-year-old punk girl and a popular prep star discover they are far more alike than they appear.
The Accidental Siren
Price: Free! Words: 86,820. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.93 from 14 reviews)
Mara Lynn is the most beautiful girl in the world. James Parker is the ordinary boy who discovers her power. The Accidental Siren is a twisted fairytale about young love, growing up, and the frightening potential of infinite beauty.
Now They Call Me Gunner
Price: Free! Words: 90,880. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.82 from 11 reviews)
In the summer of '71, between high school and university, Phil takes a job as a short-order cook in his home town in upstate New York. When the waitress's ex-husband is murdered, the police suspect Randal, a Viet Nam vet who is the head cook. To help Randal prove his innocence, Phil is dragged into the world of outlaw motorcycle gangs and drug dealers.