Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Carlos Inside Out
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Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: American English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Heyapi Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Carlos was happy and imaginative before he met forbidding parameters drawn in the dark lead of a number-two hexagonally-shaped Ticonderoga pencil.
Edentown
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Quirky private detective "Hawk" Hawking is hired to find a girl who may become a killer's next victim--a troubled fifteen-year-old paraplegic named Samantha Salinger. But Hawk's most devastating discovery is that the killer threatens not only both of their lives, but the nature of existence itself.
Big Rain Little Rain
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You set the price! Words: 33,880. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A coming of age story.
A School Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Chekhov noted that if, early in a story, mention was made of a rifle hanging on the wall, it would eventually have to go off. Hanging on the window frame of the schoolhouse in Machado de Assis's "A School Story" is not a rifle, but a paddle, complete with five holes drilled in it.
The Time Machine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ricky’s time machine didn’t have a lot of flashing lights and whistles. Ricky Huening wanted a time machine like the one in the famous H. G. Wells book. Until he realized he had something much better.
Starved
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,070. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Adolescence
The day high-school senior Nathan Thomas throws up at school without needing to use his fingers is the day he knows his eating disorder is completely out of his control. The night his mother finds him collapsed in the living room is the night he nearly dies from his starvation. He is rushed to the hospital and admitted to an adolescent eating disorders unit. He weighs 112 pounds.
Second Summer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
She’s a California girl. He’s a pueblo boy. Should it matter that she is light and he is dark? Erin Fraser’s older brother, Scott, thinks it matters--a lot.
Fledgling Witch (Prequel to the Landers Saga)
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Series: The Landers Saga, Prequel. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 22,300. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A Prequel to the Landers Saga In the wake of her mother's death, young Safire fights for her footing as an artist and a witch in a skewed Renaissance world that punishes those who step outside its rigid boundaries. Can she defy the family she loves and still find happiness?
Surviving Jardine
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,450. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012 by R. J. Buckley Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A coming of age novel set in the summer of 1948, when love, tragedy, and family conflict would join forces to coerce thirteen-year-old Timmy Armstrong's premature entry into manhood. When survival of a dying town battles a mine workers' union strike in Jardine, Montana, that could destroy life as it was. This story will make you laugh, and make you cry. It is guaranteed to grip you to the end.
Searching For Zeus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,860. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Searching For Zeus is a story about the inevitable journey that we all make when we say goodbye to our childhoods and embark upon the path that will turn us into adults. It is a story of love, pain, loss but, more importantly, becoming the person you were always truly meant to be.
The Chicken House
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Life in a chicken house really wasn’t foul. The old chicken house held more than just his grandparent’s treasures. It held a treasure trove of memories as well.
FireGrrl
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,270. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Susan is determined to survive as a forest firefighter in a 1974 experiment few expect to succeed. Wildfire demands teamwork but hostilities simmer. Finally, it is Susan that must hold the line. Harrowing, poetic, and funny, FireGrrl reveals a workingman’s world and a woman’s place in it.
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.
Dreams in the Medina
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,030. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
From the heart of Syria, Dreams in the Medina is a coming-of-age tale which explores the aspirations, passions and tragedies of a group of young Syrian women, who on the surface seem to have nothing in common but who are brought together in the deepest of bonds as they study and live together at the University of Damascus.
Move (YA Contemporary)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,280. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
When her feet are bleeding and her heart is breaking, Dallas must find the strength to go on.
A Confession
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Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
There are many reasons for lying. Most of them bad ones. No, let me rephrase that: All of them bad ones.
In the Twilight of the Moon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,440. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
In the Twilight of the Moon is a story of familial love, set against the backdrop of an emotionally dysfunctional family. It follows the lives of three brothers who vie for the approval of their emotionally distant father in destructive ways.
The Makeout Machine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It was the last summer of my childhood. In the early 1970s, we had a hippie as a lifeguard at the neighborhood pool. My friends and I thought he was so cool, and we called his van "The Makeout Machine". When one of us had a bad accident and he came to the rescue, I learned that grownups can't always fix everything. That was when I started to grow up. Short Story - 8,300 words
Ashley Templeton Is Ruining My Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,430. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012 by Foreverland Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
It's clear that this is not the seventh grade that Kyle Reedy had planned. And that's because of Ashley Templeton. He’s pretty sure that every single problem he's having is all her fault. [Middle Grade: Ages 8-12] "This novel is filled with laughs and irresistible characters. I loved them all—even Ashley Templeton." —Mary Vermillion, author of Seminal Murder
My Sore Hush-a-Bye
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,870. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Camille learned to love and accept her sheltered life with Uncle Bob. But she's growing up and everything is changing. She goes to public school, where no one talks to her, except Ashley. Now that Ashley's missing, Camille starts thinking about her mother and rethinking her life with Uncle Bob and everything she chose to believe.