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Shaking the Tree
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Shaking the Tree is the comical, yet dramatic coming-of-age tale of a young boy, Nicholas Havens, who makes a life-long friend in a straight-talking African American laborer named Sooter, while growing up in the hard life of a rural farming community.
Life is a Parallel Universe
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You set the price! Words: 13,310. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This tale takes place in the suburbs of Newcastle beginning in the 1980s, where we meet three girls who begin their first day at school together in the same time and place. Their lives, however, will be lived and experienced very differently.
Swift River
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,880. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Swift River is the story of Polly McPhee, who comes of age as her central Massachusetts town is gradually emptied and cleared, along with three others, to create the Quabbin Reservoir -- a permanent source of clean water for the people of Boston. Ultimately, Polly survives and rises above both personal misfortune and the loss of her home to discover a clear and hopeful vision of her future.
Just Another Sunday: A Novel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,480. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Just Another Sunday Is Anything but Ordinary Set against the backdrop of the turbulent late 1960s and early 1970s, Just Another Sunday is inspired by actual events and follows Lia Benedict, a teenager growing up in the suburbs of New Jersey.
The Trouble with Gravity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,050. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Following the death a daughter, the McGee family faces the devastation that often overwhelms a family. Over the next decade, the parents are wracked by anger, guilt, denial and not surprisingly, end up in survival mode. Their children lean on each other and struggle to find their own way, even if it's sometimes the wrong way. This book follows a year in the life of the older daughter Terri McGee.
Boys in Gilded Cages
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Price: Free! Words: 51,540. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Transgressional
In gloomy southern Missouri, meth-addicted preacher's son Eric Redmond--idealistic, eccentric, and wise beyond his years--warns us of an impending apocalypse of our own doing. With a wide cast of characters that exist in the periphery of unreliable source Eric, we see both dysfunction and beauty in this hypnotic and fragmented novel of adolescent self-destruction, bad medicine, and death.
Voice of the Mute Tales, Volume 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,790. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
The three stories in this collection, told in first person from the viewpoint of Esteban, a young boy growing up in Communist Cuba, are semi-autobiographical. They draw from painful and happy experiences of my own childhood, before my family and I were able to immigrate to the United States, that land of Ham and Coke we dreamed about.
The Man Who Loved Too Much - Book 1: Archipelago
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,670. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This is the story of Billy Green. With all of the swell advantages of growing up in beautiful Detroit, Michigan … what could possibly go wrong?
Sixteen
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Price: Free! Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
What's it like to lose your father at 16 or fall for a man 16 years your senior? Lose your innocence to sin or gain strength through weakness? Sixteen brings together 16 vignettes of experiences in love and loss. Part fiction, part not, the anthology collects the truths of what it means to love and lose, want and wonder…how we are never the same once everything changes.
Bound by Blood (MT, #1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,000. Language: American English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Oli believes he is doomed to a life of responsibility and back-breaking labor, until he stumbles upon an opportunity that will improve his life and the lives of his family. Nattily/Rain has always been privileged, but that doesn't mean her life has been easy.
Accepted
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,670. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When Ashley arrived at college, she never dreamed she’d find happiness, much less a family of friends or even love with Colin. But the most popular girl in her class, Randi, likes Colin, too. Will Ashley allow herself to hold on to happiness, and Colin, or will her fear of losing her friends, the only friends she’s ever known, dictate her actions?
Sweet Dance Of Awakening
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
A kiss is not always just a kiss; sometimes it lingers as a lovely, haunting memory.
Kitty Itty And The Seawall Broke
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A novella, about 9,000 words. Jonny lives with his mom on the hardscrabble coast of North Carolina. The old coast is underwater -- Jonny's dad makes a living diving to salvage valuables from drowned towns, rarely home. It's a hard life. When Jonny rescues Kitty Itty he learns a bit about responsibility and caring, but the coming hurricane Xerxes may teach them both some harder lessons.
A Funeral for an Owl
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,610. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Twenty years of change, One person who cares What kind of a boy would it take to convince two high school teachers to risk their careers?
Sternschnuppen: Eine Thompson-Sisters Novelle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,960. Language: German. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Während der ganzen Reise stellt sich Crank die eine Frage: Kann er Julia zurückgewinnen, nachdem er es so sehr vermasselt hat?
Power-Packed LitFic Vol. 1 (3-Book Special Edition Box Set)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 242,010. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This special edition box set containing 3 separate literary gems is available as an eBook only, and it marks a tremendous collaboration between 3 critically-acclaimed and award-winning authors with Evolved Publishing. In this one value-priced bundle you get: 1) "Carry Me Away" by Robb Grindstaff; 2) "Desert Rice" by Angela Scott; 3) "White Chalk" by Pavarti K. Tyler.
Three Weeks In The Summer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,350. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
'evocative.... sensitive .... affecting' A coming of age novel set in 1976 in which a young man spends the summer with his uncle and learns of infatuation, love and death against the backdrop of forest fires.
The Land Uncharted
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Series: Uncharted, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
With her medical apprenticeship complete, Lydia Colburn anticipates receiving the title of doctor from the village elders, but when injured fighter pilot Connor Bradshaw’s parachute carries him from the war engulfing the 2025 world to her hidden land, his presence threatens her plans, her family, and the survival of her preindustrial society.
The Ghost of Atlanta
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In The Ghost of Atlanta, Andy Michael Pilgrim faces demons from his youth that haunted his life. These are the ghosts in the crawl spaces of his life; some are real and some supernatural.
Ajar
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Sixteen year old Gus Woodard is about to live the best summer of his life. Then something goes wrong. Something goes terribly wrong. Ajar is a coming of age story about sixteen year old Gus Woodard and his schizophrenic brother. Set during the 1970s in a small town in upstate New York, Gus must suffer the undeserved consequences when his delusional brother kills the local sweetheart.