Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Crack in the World
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,030. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
About to turn 12, Emily is determined never to be sexually molested by her father again. A member of a large family she feels alone and isolated; yet determined to grow up positive and happy. The family’s move to opens the possibility of a new life for her and those she loves, as well as introducing her to those who will become the major players as she decides to turn her world upside down.
Traveling Light
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,530. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Traveling Light" tells the dramatic story of a young woman whose carefully planned future is up-ended by her impulse-buy of a used car. Literary fiction with the pacing and suspense of a thriller, "Traveling Light" features two highly original women protagonists and a setting that readers don’t often encounter in contemporary fiction — the unique American subculture that is I-95.
The Wichita Kid: A Caddie's Story
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,190. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
The Wichita Kid is a coming-of-age novel about golf, friendship, and family. Kevin is a fatherless 12 year-old boy, who's just moved from Kansas to the "big city" of Cleveland, OH. To help support his mother and himself, Kevin finds a job as a caddie at a local country club. This story is both humorous and touching as it involves the struggles that many of us have faced as we march into adulthood.
My Back Pages
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,000. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Have you ever wished for the summer to end? This was the summer that broke America's back, a time of passion, promise and destruction: the summer of 1968. My Back Pages is the story of Del Turner and his family as they live through this hot summer of change. Against the backdrop of the assassination of Robert Kennedy, student riots and deadly fighting in Vietnam, Del's world is blown apart.
Jacmuir: Trust Stained Lies
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Series: Jacmuir. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,310. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Oastomin, a university freshman and the newest Crimson Knight, consents to rigorous training so he can follow in his father’s footsteps. A few months into his preparation, his dad, King Natro of Jacmuir, dies. Oastomin soon discovers his father’s power came at the high price of a long buried secret.
Sick Day
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Price: Free! Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Nick is a sweet, exceptional young boy who only wants to go to school and show everyone the bomb he made. But things are never that simple. The closest he ever gets to school is the bus stop, where his plans take an unexpected turn. Fortunately for Nick, he has a lot of inner resources. And he'll need them all if he wants to get through a day full of bullies, bullets, snakes, and girls!
She's Gone
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,560. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Into the eye of the 1960s counterculture, teenage Jolie flees home with Will, her older, activist boyfriend. Jolie lies about her age and identity and quickly discovers that everything is more complicated than it seems—Will included. Filled with colorful settings and characters, She’s Gone is an authentic and heartfelt story that follows a young woman’s emotional journey.
Garden Of Desire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,520. Language: American English. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This book has three short stories. They are Abandoned, Love Letter, and Healing Water. Abandoned a teenage girl is looking for her mother. Love Letter is First love. Healing Water has Frank Healed with his old motel where people are healed.
Ennui, oui
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,500. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ennui, oui is the story of a decade in Lindsay Carter's life. Starting when she graduates from high school in Paris and opts out of going to college, Lindsay moves around countries and jobs , meeting Mr. Rights and Mr. Right Nows trying to find a country she feels at home at and please her eccentric family.
Me, Johnny, and The Babe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,570. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(5.00 from 2 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.
Literature Companion: Ordinary People
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Series: A Quick Guide ยท Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The book has established itself in several academic circles. It is now in the course of study at several American Secondary school English classes.
The Pope Wears a Kippah
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,650. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Rose is the world's oldest graffiti writer and wanders her neighbourhood armed with a spray can or placing a guardian angel on the city landscape. When Dovid Horowitz finds an angel in the tree outside his bedroom window, he takes it as a sign that his orthodox Jewish life in North London will get better, and he sets out to win back the attention of his best friend.
A River in a Bottle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,340. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A charming little story about a summer spent growing up in southern Louisiana.
Babysitting Socrates
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In a time of change and turmoil in late sixties America, a boy discovers love and choices. Love of a girl, love of his friends and his world.
Gods of the Neon Age: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
During the Atomic Age and into the New Frontier, a boy and his mother drive aimlessly state to state in a stolen pickup truck, where they manage an existence on temporary jobs, spare dollars, and spare coins in the search of a home that they can one day call their own. As money and choices dwindle, the mother must choose between two paths that can bring a new life, or bring ruin upon them both.
Darla Decker Takes the Cake
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Series: Darla Decker Diaries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A week at Camp Wakonda is exactly what Darla Decker needs. Having said goodbye to sixth grade and her best childhood friend, she’s ready to create new memories and meet new people. Unfortunately, entering summer camp on a whopper of a lie and a fight with a fellow camper isn’t the best way to begin. A frank and funny look at the path to adulthood. [Young Adult - 13 and Up]
William Shakespeare’s 2 Henry IV, aka Henry IV, Part 2: A Retelling in Prose
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 45,920. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's history play "2 Henry IV," aka "Henry IV, Part 2."
The Thing I Didn't Know I Didn't Know
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,520. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Twenty-three-year-old Russel Middlebrook searches for the secret to gay life and love in trendy Seattle. A "new adult" novel by the author of the gay teen classic, Geography Club.
Jesus Freaks: The Prodigal
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,780. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by Cincinnatus Press. Category: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Kennedy Sawyer pushes the boundaries of all of the relationships around her to see if God really lies somewhere beneath it all.
Run Away Charlotte
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,250. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
When you give your heart away to the one person who made it whole but couldn't commit, and another guy sweeps you off your feet and gives you everything you want, what do you do? Who do you choose? How do you win the battle between what's logical in your head verses what's love in your heart?