Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

New Hope City
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 64,660. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 by Dark Tales Great Lives, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(2.00 from 4 reviews)
A troubled teen and a disillusioned cop cross paths in a southern town suffering from economic and social collapse.
The World Disappears
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,580. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
An alcoholic piano prodigy falls apart when his mother hires a kidnapper to surgically remove his imagination and sell it on the black market.
Onward
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 111,260. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Onward is the dramatic story of James, a recent college graduate, who, seeking one last uninhibited stint, returns to his regular summer job, waiting tables in a tourist town. Subtle, yet simplistic prose, tells of a journey for personal truth and identity, tested by work—the burdened time of dinner rushes, arduous customers, and head nodding with delighted smiles; and play—midday relaxing at the
What Will Happen to Walter?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,380. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When Avery moves home from college, she gets more problems than she expected: the house she inherits from her grandmother in a bad part of town; Walter, the St. Bernard with severe anxiety; and Steven, who she works with at What a Party! A lot has changed since she last saw him, but his insistence that Avery “wasn’t supposed to come back" makes it seem like some things are still the same after all
Tales From The Sea
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,460. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Tales from the Sea is a semi-autobiographical novel based on my life at sea between 1957 and 1969. In its pages the reader will meet the characters with whom I sailed and their antics. They will experience nights ashore and visit through my eyes exotic places. Read about the different ships, old and new as they plough across the oceans carrying the products of the world Throughout there is the sea
The Cranberry Hush: A Novel
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Price: $5.89 USD. Words: 79,660. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Two young men struggle to find their places in the world and in each other's lives after college.
Dandelion Man - The Four Loves
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,040. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Struggling with love herself, a young woman learns there are different types of love when an old man tells her the story of her mother’s first love.
Sell Your Childhood
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,970. Language: American English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
There’s a secret to finding happiness: Sell your childhood. In this strange little novel, misfit John Thomas wanders America selling his childhood. He is joined by Sebastian, who turns the book into an instruction manual on how to begin selling your own childhood while he narrates their story: two young men who drop out of society in search of happiness.
Leonardo and Mary-Angel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,450. Language: American English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Leonardo is a young man after family foundations and role models. When experiencing love, rivalry, and desires, Leonardo puts his philosophy to the test while hanging on to innocence. Written amid the onslaught of the 1980's civil war, Leonardo embodies the stress, uncertainty, and reality dissociation plaguing young souls caught between noble ideals and ethereal hatred searing Salvadoran teens.
Malentendu à Moscou
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,410. Language: French. Published: January 16, 2013 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Malentendu à Moscou, longue nouvelle écrite en 1965, écartée par Simone de Beauvoir du recueil intitulé La Femme rompue, évoque la crise vécue par un couple vieillissant au cours d’un voyage en U.R.S.S. : déception politique et « malentendu » sentimental s’entrecroisent, nouant histoire individuelle et Histoire collective.
Betty
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 29. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A depressed high school girl who feels trapped by life tries to kill herself, and fails. Afterward she's forced to learn a lot about herself and the world around her. A short story.
Stargazer: Una sátira rock (Libro I)
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Series: Una sátira rock, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,460. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Esta novela mezcla drama y comedia en la vida de su protagonista (un chaval de 23 años que adora los discos, los libros y las mujeres de 30) para exponer la filosofía de un grupo de fanáticos del heavy metal - quienes le hallan sentido al mundo mediante canciones de sus bandas favoritas: AC/DC, Iron Maiden, Wasp, Judas Priest, Dangerous Toys, etc.
An Elite Journey
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 11,960. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by David C. Lowe. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Abigail Jane is a girl never gives up. No matter what life throws her way.
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.
Love, Sex and Respect
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,140. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jeff Star appears to have found the road to respect at his high school, that is, until he enters the realm of the dating scene. There, the clash between love, sex and respect has even led his heroic buddy, “Cool Steve,” into a deep, dark depression. And when a nearby violent gang repeatedly humiliates the local female teenagers, the guys turn to Steve to lead a war council confrontation.
Pocket Piece Cameo
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,590. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Can and love Survive a treachery perfectly fashioned to destroy it? Pocket Piece Cameo is a coming of age love story of awakening, betrayal, trial, and ultimate renewal.
Keeping the Family Peace
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,740. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance
Deprived of his father’s love and approval growing up, a history scholar must convince his aging father to reveal family secrets. The revelations will either tear them apart or allow him to become the man his father was never able to be.
Five Rows Back: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Melissa doesn't have friends. Her OCD and constant counting has made her an outcast in school. So, when she finds the man who forcefully took away her innocence, she seeks revenge the only way she knows how. Praise for "Five Rows Back" - Top 12 Finish, The Inlander Short Fiction Contest 2012, Theme: The End
Kool Brother Rat
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Price: Free! Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In this fast, funny tale, a thirteen–year–old boy in the Wonder Years era searches for cool. Can he live up to his big brother's rep? Tastes a little like Stand By Me, A Christmas Story, and The Wonder Years. Previously published in The Write Side Up.
Eat. You'll feel better.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
World War II memories define Mrs. Drazner’s life. A loving husband, Henri, helped her live through the mayhem, but now she’s a widow, struggling to get by alone. A school girl living upstairs in Mrs. D’s building faces problems of her own. Bullies make Betsy’s life unbearable, and she contemplates suicide—but then Mrs. D offers Betsy a way to survive.