Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

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: $3.99 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.
One Hot Summer
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,080. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012 by Rebel ePublishers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
For a boy to learn of the pleasures and pains of adult life, all it takes is One Hot Summer.
Rockin' The Bronx
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Bronx is burning in 1980-82. John Lennon is being stalked, Bobby Sands is dying, the Reagan Revolution has begun and AIDS is about to be identified. Sean arrives from Ireland searching for his girlfriend, Mary. He finds a lot more than he's looking for, including Danny McCorley, a hard-hitting, book-loving, construction worker with a shadowy past in the Irish Republican movement and a secret.
The Unanswered Dreams of a Dead Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Do you remember your first love? An old man and a young gun travel across the country discovering what is important in life with the help of 47 legendary musicians in the background.
Willow
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 22,690. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
1974. Two boys from very different backgrounds are brought together under extraordinary circumstances to discover something within themselves that is forbidden. A la Brokeback Mountain.
Basecamp Rail
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,620. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Having just graduated university, Wyatt Meisner embarks on an adventure across Canada bound for Haida Gwaii, on the northwest coast of British Columbia. Accompanied by his two closest friends, Billy Kidd and Malcolm Browne, they realize early on that the only way to do the trip with any poetic justice, is to do it on the train.
Amazed by her Grace, Book III
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 92,200. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
(4.00 from 1 review)
For any teacher who’s ever had a student pet comes the story of Grace, the admired P.E. teacher and coach whose wall of fascinating aloofness and privacy begins to fall when she meets the shy, disarming, gifted student athlete Tracy. What the beautiful Miss Grace doesn't want Tracy to find out is that not everything that glitters in Grace's life is gold.
Amazed by her Grace, Book II
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Price: Free! Words: 117,440. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
For anyone who’s ever had a crush on a teacher comes the story of Tracy, a shy and abused teen from the projects who suddenly finds herself in a posh private school, and Grace, the revered and aloof coach who offers the girl a chance to join the school's inner circle of privileged athletes. What Tracy doesn't know about the beautiful Miss Grace is that not everything that glitters is gold.
Moot Points and Pithy Remarks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,500. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Fun, games, and mysterious strangers come together in this tale of the world’s first time traveler and his fantastic mission to preserve the future by triggering events in the past.
The Sound of Snowfall
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Stuck inside Juvenile Corrections and facing a long prison sentence, a teenage girl tries to preserve her last memory of beauty by sharing it with a troubled youth who got himself punched in the face just to visit her in the Infirmary.
Now They Call Me Gunner
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Price: Free! Words: 90,880. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.82 from 11 reviews)
In the summer of '71, between high school and university, Phil takes a job as a short-order cook in his home town in upstate New York. When the waitress's ex-husband is murdered, the police suspect Randal, a Viet Nam vet who is the head cook. To help Randal prove his innocence, Phil is dragged into the world of outlaw motorcycle gangs and drug dealers.