Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Wells Without Water
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,090. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Ruth Clayton has a dangerous secret to keep. Living in an all-white town in Alabama at a time of charged racial emotions, she is pregnant—and the baby is half black. "Wells Without Water" chronicles the coming of age of Ruth’s son, Theodore Clayton, and the one boy in town who dares to befriend him.
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.
Once, We Were Stolen
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,910. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Once, Violet and Ben Wrigley were stolen. The siblings discover what it takes to find love in desolation, to seek beauty in everyday ugliness, and to battle emotions for a man they struggle to hate. As their time together passes, the Wrigleys learn that their keeper is as much a captive as they are, and wonder if the three of them will ever break free.
Chasing Grace: A Novel of Odd Redemption
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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.
Love in the A Shau
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 155,920. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(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
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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.
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.
Romantic History
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 164,800. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Paul Siebert is a reporter, a shy, depressive Vietnam veteran. Maggie Ryan is a wild child, a rape victim, a musician, an armed robber. When they meet at a halfway house in Seattle in 1971, they are clearly wrong for each other. Yet whatever connects them -- call it love, call it obsession -- is enough to threaten their settled lives and marriages 35 years later.
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.
Starlet's Web (The Starlet Series, #1)
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Series: Starlet's Stories, Book 1 ยท The Starlet. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,050. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(5.00 from 1 review)
Love. Lies. Acting. Discover the young adult coming of age Starlet Series and uncover the life of a talented actress caught in Hollywood's web of lies. Fans of Nicholas Sparks' A Walk to Remember will find a new hero to root for in the good-hearted Manuel and cheer for the struggling Hollywood starlet, Liana Marie.
Summer
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Price: Free! Words: 164,820. 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.
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?
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."
Dreams in the Medina
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,030. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
From the heart of Syria, Dreams in the Medina is a coming-of-age tale which explores the aspirations, passions and tragedies of a group of young Syrian women, who on the surface seem to have nothing in common but who are brought together in the deepest of bonds as they study and live together at the University of Damascus.
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.
New House 5: How a dorm becomes a home
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,010. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Welcome to New House 5. For fifty-six freshmen it’s home. A place where friends are made and doors are always open, where hearts are broken and tears are shed. And for resident assistant Andy Butler, it’s the best story about friendship he has ever known. Watch as these students try to overcome their flaws and fears to create a bond so special that nothing can pull them apart. Not even themselves.
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.
All that you can leave behind
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
To 13 year old Sage, the Caribbean island he just moved to with his apathetic mother might as well be deserted. Away from the turmoil of his old life in California, he is now left to deal with a past of abuse, but finds he holds his own key to happiness inside. More than a story of redemption, it tells of the innate human drive for life and love, a quest for happiness on which all of us embark.
Hoodie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 107,870. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(3.83 from 6 reviews)
Ben (aka Hoodie) is a contemporary anti-hero, struggling to retain his integrity in a world of shifting values. His escapades provide a blend of up-to-date realism, dream-like escapism and gritty hard-hitting action, all while navigating a magical mystery tour of his mind.
Elk River
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,140. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(1.00 from 1 review)
2012 Nominee Benjamin Franklin Award in LGBT and Global Ebook for Young Adults. Gregory C. Randall unveils, during the summer of 1956, a family’s fears and triumphs. He explores a region of America set apart from the chaos of the world. It is a place of migrant pickers, backwoods people living off the land, and the grand Lake Michigan that encloses them all. And it is also a realm of miracles