Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

The Road to Goodbye
Price: Free! Words: 16,820. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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If Diego Hidalgo closes his eyes and thinks he can remember his life before it all changed. Diego is 18 years old and about to leave the old neighborhood. But before he does, he needs to find a way out. The Road to Goodbye is the story of Diego's plan and the obstacles that conspire to keep him in the barrio forever.
Black Diamond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011 by New Summerfield Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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A Texas boy in the 1950's learns about beginnings, endings, and the wheel of life at an old man's Black Diamond watermelon stand. This story earned a prize from Writer's Digest.
Honor and Lies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,030. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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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.
Letter to Jenny
Price: Free! Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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A belated letter to a best friend.
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
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House of Rejects is a funny coming of age novel about an eccentric family trying to save its house from foreclosure.
Assumptions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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"You live in the neighborhood, you die in the neighborhood." Well, Susan has other plans. To make it out; to make her dream come true. Only she’ll have to do it in secret. And when she meets a kind stranger in the woods, she thinks she's found her way. But has she? Or does this stranger have other plans for her? Plans for a lifestyle she'll have to keep secret or risk losing her family forever?
My Last Summer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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My Last Summer is a young adult novel, a coming of age story, and a tale of east meeting west. Everyone has a dream, but some dreams might just break everything apart.
The Right Kind of Perfect
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Fifteen year old Tessa Smithers has anything but the perfect life and things only get worse once she is accused of being a bird killer. Suddenly the entire town has turned upside down and the only thing they can agree on is she's guilty. Has everyone lost their mind or is it just her? Bienvenu writes a sensational teenage comedy that will leave you laughing until you cry.
Old Souls Inn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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It’s the 1950s and young Rosa Farmer can’t understand why her father went to all the trouble to dig a bomb shelter in their yard and then permitted a bomb of gargantuan proportion to fall on their family. Old Souls Inn is a literary fiction story about forgiveness and redemption, prejudice and discrimination, saints and sinners—and what it takes to truly become an “old soul.”
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
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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.
King Jimmy
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Boys and girls begin a dangerous game in a school yard one cold winter's day. (Short fiction)
Kitchi's Courage
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Kitchi, a fledgling osprey, is afraid of the water and therefore, cannot fish for himself. An inspirational story about finding courage through appreciation of joy and beauty, family bonds, and understanding of the life force in us all.
The Quarry
Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Forty years ago, forty feet in the air, a quandary ... and a good friend.
Butterfly Jar
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,070. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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With all the rhythm, poetry, and pain of a Black girl's childhood in South Central LA, Jalondra Davis tells the story of Tanis Sutton, who dreams of having happy parents, straight hair, and an ice-cream colored house on the west side of town. In this coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of the LA 92 riots, Tanis struggles with first boyfriends, schoolyard cliques, and family secrets.
Love & Darts
Series: On Impulse, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,960. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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2012 Anderbo Self-Published Book Award Entry of Note Honorable Mention at the 2012 Paris Book Festival You'll be entranced by these twenty-four stories as Nath Jones finds her way into this fun and biting life. She does not shy away from mortality but conducts you from the kaleidoscopic moment when a toddler loses her innocence to the last breath an old man takes in a rowboat at sunrise.
Where We Are: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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A short story of friends, shoplifting, beer, and one very long night in a new town.
The Way to Nowhere
Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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After his grandfather passed away, fearing he has lost the only person who cared about him, young Raymond attempts to traverse North to find his grandfather's soul.
The Forty Watt Flowers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,180. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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All Trisha wants to do is create something meaningful. Since she's living in Athens, Georgia, she finds four other women and The Forty Watt Flowers are formed. From the jock atmosphere of the garage where they rehearse to the beer-soaked bars where they gig, five young women struggle to find sanity in the mess of notes they try to play and the hiccups of their lives.
In Our Midst
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,640. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Stanton, Indiana, in 1990, is a town in which people love their kids, joke with their mayor, attend church, and support the Wood Carving Festival. But, one boy is growing up with a secret that he unknowingly shares with another son of the community, a soldier in the Korean War who died the day he came home.
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
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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.