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Chocolate Uncle - A Short Story by Roji Abraham
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: British English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Every childhood leaves memories of someone who left an indelible mark in one's past. Who was that somebody in your life? A young man, waiting at an airport, sees a brand of chocolate he hadn’t seen in years and reminiscences about somebody from his childhood he had forgotten - somebody he once fondly called 'chocolate uncle'.
Οι εθελοντές by Niovi Lyri
Price: Free! Words: 31,530. Language: Greek. Published: September 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Τα μέλη της μη κυβερνητικής οργάνωσης "Πολίτες του Πλανήτη" ετοιμάζονται για το συνέδριό τους σε ένα νησί του Αιγαίου. Όμως, λίγους μήνες πριν το συνέδριο, μια νεαρή φώκια, προστατευόμενη μιας φιλικής τους οργάνωσης οικολόγων, βρίσκεται νεκρή, μαχαιρωμένη, σε μια έρημη παραλία του νησιού. Από εκείνη τη μέρα οι ήρωες βρίσκονται αντιμέτωποι με ανεξήγητα φαινόμενα και αινιγματικές συμπεριφορές.
The Lock of Indian Springs by Laverne Collins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,040. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015 by Champlain Avenue Books, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Lock of Indian Springs grabs us with an unforgettable narrative voice that draws us into a young boy’s life—and leaves us longing for more. It’s 1960, school is out for the summer, and rural Mississippi yields plenty of excitement for a boy and his friends—play, life’s adventures, dangers, and dilemmas—all experienced and told from the charming point-of-view of eleven-year-old Vern.
F-ing Crazy by J.W. Fallon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,070. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Meet Florida farm boys and best friends Ian Sherrard and Paul Gazette, proud drunks and even prouder womanizers by the age of 15. Vivid, fast-paced storytelling brimming with unforgettable characters, J.W. Fallon's F-ing Crazy is a hilarious, honest and often disturbing coming of age tale told through the skewed lenses of young men undergoing a hormonal blitzkrieg.
Boardwalk Man by Mick Bennett
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,700. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015 by Unsolicited Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In the trilogy’s second novel, Jimmy travels a harsh road back from Key West to Belmar. Old suspicions are confirmed, party bars turn ugly, and a bizarre tragedy marks the summer’s turning point. Ronny, June’s companion, becomes July’s antagonist. As Jimmy tries to accommodate Alice, and despite old and new heartaches, he attains his dream job, finds touching rapport with a surrogate daughter, and
The Scribe's Daughter by Stephanie Churchill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,990. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Usurped foreign thrones, vengeful noblemen, hardship, trauma and danger… Is information about Kassia’s past, about the mysteries of her family’s history, reward enough to face a future she doesn’t want? Only an unyielding inner strength will help her survive, and only then will she discover that contrary to her prior beliefs, she is not defined by external things, that she is worthy to be loved.
The End of the Line by Stanley Laine
You set the price! Words: 91,820. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A coming of age story that follows the relationships of five friends growing up together in the sheltered isolation of St. Joseph Catholic School and a changing economy in the small factory town of Milford Keynes. Beneath the uncertainty of youth blossoms a love story with implications for generations to come and ushers in a new understanding of what reaching 'the end of the line' truly means.
The Far Away by Jim Simon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,560. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » New adult
With an undercurrent of anger and at times irreverent dark humor, The Far Away is a moving story of desperate searches for second chances as a young man recalls a difficult time in his past when he struggled to deal with a brother's problems, a woman he thought he loved and the decisions made. The need to escape, the pull to return, drifting around the country, the violence and tenderness--
Esclavagisme Renouvelé by Waliya Yohanna Joseph
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 12,460. Language: French. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ce roman s'agit de l'Afrique toujours sous le joug de nouvel esclavagisme. Jan, un jeune homme veut que l’Afrique se sorte de cette mutilation économique dont les Occidents se servent pour l’assujettir. Il comprend aussi plusieurs formes d’asservir les humains que même les organisations multinationales les approuvent valides.
Little Boy Brave by Peggy Holloway
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,020. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Billy, age eight, makes plans to run away from home after suffering abuse for three years, by his stepmother. During a camping trip that was supposed to bring the family together, Billy sees that things are not going to change, when his dad and stepmom start fighting again. Waiting for them to go to bed and for things to quiet down, Billy backs up his tent and a few rations and heads off.
The Summer Home by P.J. Lowry
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 50,840. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Peter loves taking his family up to the cottage by the beach every summer but with stressing deadlines and an even bigger twist that forces him to take in his son from a previous marriage, things are off center and chaotic.
All the Stars in the Sky by Roman Theodore Brandt
Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mom always told us to stay out of the woods behind the house. There was something final about the way she said it, like she had been there her whole life. She didn't always say a lot to us growing up. Sure, sometimes you couldn't shut her up, but she spent a lot of time just standing at one window or another, staring out at the woods behind the house.
Missing You in Belmar, NJ by Mick Bennett
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 63,410. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015 by Unsolicited Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Meet Jimmy Hanlon. It’s summer, 1987. Jimmy’s a closeted bisexual in his late forties, nine months removed from a laryngectomy, and in this first part of a trilogy, he’s anxious to find a new identity in his Jersey Shore hometown. He hitches his hopes to a 33 year old lifeguard. The two cruise into summer with an assortment of boardwalk denizens and bar hounds.
The Town Hero by Thomas M. Willett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Back in the 1930's, a young boy gets a chance to meet his hero: Gerry Sundown, an airplane pilot who enjoys flying around the city.
Barefoot in the City of Broken Dreams by Brent Hartinger
Series: Russel Middlebrook: The Futon Years, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,520. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Russel Middlebrook, gay and 24, has moved to Los Angeles with his boyfriend to try to make it as a screenwriter. But working in Hollywood isn't anything like it is in the movies, and Russel grows increasingly desperate to learn the secret to Tinseltown success. A "new adult" companion novel to 2014's The Thing I Didn't Know I Didn't Know, by the author of the gay teen classic, Geography Club.
The Minister's Daughter (Book 4 in The Sovereign Series) by Jennifer Wixson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 100,310. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
After a tragic loss a young woman grudgingly returns to her hometown of Sovereign, Maine and finds the life -- and love-- for which she's searched across the globe.
When Latin Lost its Relevance by Gerald Beckman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,350. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » General
Paul Riddle is searching for an escape from his secret teenage urges. But the Josphinium— where obedience, discipline, and prayer are the pillars of life—isn’t a likely place to find it. However, when Paul Riddle arrives to join the boys and train for the priesthood, he finds his classmates and teachers have secrets of their own. And none of them can escape from themselves,
Song of the Orange Moons by Lori Ann Stephens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,390. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
In this coming-of-age novel, Rebecka, Helen, and Adelle try to navigate the sometimes humorous, sometimes painful path through childhood and keep their self-worth and dignity intact. "Nuanced and lovely, written in the pitch-perfect voice...Song of the Orange Moons is an enchanting debut novel from an exciting new writer." --Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize-winning author
Lemons To Lemonade -- Growing up Poor in 1950s Atlanta by L. K. Killian
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
On the south side of Atlanta during the 1950s and 60s there once lived two little sisters. Share their struggles as they are raised by parents who care mostly about themselves and their addictions. You will come to appreciate their ability to face life with courage and hope while wrestling with fear and poverty.
The Celebration of Johnny's Yellow Rubber Ducky by Jeremy Bursey
Price: Free! Words: 16,580. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
As much as Johnny tries to run from it, fate always manages to catch up to him, and this time, one day after his graduation from Oxford, fate throws a yellow rubber ducky into his life in a strange attempt to help him refocus his decisions and reroute his future. Will Johnny attempt to trust fate and accept its guiding hand, or will he drudge up the past and try running from it again?