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.
Scar Jewelry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 5 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.
Small Town Glory
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Price: Free! Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
With a video camera in his hand and the haunting images in his head of a friend being pulled from an icy river, Eli sets off to film a documentary and, in the process, unearths harrowing truths about life in a small town.
How to Become Famous in High School
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Series: The Braithewaite Pentalogy, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 77,210. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
When innocent dreams and selfish schemes collide and the line between them becomes blurred... When every good thing you've worked for has been turned to dust... Few can stand up under all that... Could you?
Tattoos, Barracuda Teeth, & a Lady Who Talked to Worms
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,330. Language: American English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Boys & Men
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If you’re lucky, if you were paying attention, the discoveries of childhood stay with you forever. Especially, when you did it best—watching, listening, taking risks, out on your own, with no one to hold your hand. Ten-year-old Dan spends three days all but alone, a greenhorn from the moment he leaves a dark path for the blinding sunlit waters of a lake. His story is a child’s story for us all.
Playing the 'Son' Card
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Price: Free! Words: 31,530. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Troy lost his father at age 9. Ever since then, he’s been steadily losing confidence in himself and his ability to make his way in the world. Troy is increasingly the target of bullies at school and he’s just hanging on. He hates school and socializing has become torture. Now age 12, he has one chance to change his life and start new. Will he meet the challenge or will he remain a victim?
Midheaven
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,150. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010 by Hickey's Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the early 1970's, high school senior Jodi McGee turns from drugs and boys to Christ, but soon thereafter falls for her English teacher. As a result, tragedies test her will, her faith, and her sanity. Finalist for the Ernest Hemingway Award for best first-published novel. "The pace, clarity and assurance of Midheaven made it a pleasure to read." Anne Tyler
Scholarship
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Price: Free! Words: 102,880. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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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.
A Hero Grows in Brooklyn
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Price: Free! Words: 48,990. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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A Hero Grows in Brooklyn is a thrilling novel about Steve Marino, a junior high student seeking respect. Should he take after his violent father whose actions have flung his family into poverty? Or can he discover another way? Amidst swirling emotions, suddenly Steve discovers he must face the Skull Bones, a knife slashing gang. Armed only with courage, he takes on the challenge of his life.
Lunch in Brooklyn
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,210. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Originally serialized in Sassy magazine, this is the full version of the story many readers have been waiting to finish since 1994. If you are an eighth grader, this book will make you glad to know other people have been there. If you are a former eighth grader, you’ll enjoy the trip.
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.
A Family Legacy: The Watson Works
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Price: Free! Words: 52,840. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(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.
Outrunning Crazy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 92,400. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tammy Babcock’s life is like a bad country and western song. The men have left. The dog has died. And people keep getting born again. No matter where you go you can't outrun crazy.
Note to Self
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,930. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
A story about an average guy and the girls who made him. Tim Newman's spent most of his life trying to understand the opposite sex to no avail. From childhood crushes to random one-nighters, surely there's a way to learn from his mistakes so that the next one doesn't get away? Indeed, every guy out there can learn a thing or two from Tim's encounters - no matter how awkward or embarrassing.
Balada Supravietuitorului a lui Sam cel Roman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,430. Language: Romanian. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
27 de povesti ale unui american naufragiat in Romania de cativa ani de zile
Struggles of a Country boy
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Price: Free! Words: 73,180. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,030. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,500. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Kidneymountain Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(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.
My Last Summer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
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 Rivalry
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Price: Free! Words: 72,420. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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The Rivalry is the inspirational story of a typical high school student who becomes memorable once he steps on the basketball court. Pete Berman’s on-court wizardry also fuels his confidence in both social and scholastic settings. The story gives the reader insight into the mind of a teenager, and all of the complex and often primitive emotions of the high school experience.