Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

The Pool Boy's Beatitude
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,910. Language: American English. Published: July 2, 2013 by Rebel ePublishers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In space, the expansion of the universe exceeds the speed of light. In a jail cell the speed of light slows, time ages and deteriorates slowly to a crawl. Jack Joseph understands physics. He understands the nature of quarks, leptons, dark matter and the desire to find the God particle. What Jack doesn’t understand is Jack.
Grandpa's Legacy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,810. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Charles Tindell inspires and challenges in this fictionalized account of a boy growing up in a time and setting that is at once heartwarming and fearful. The seeds of adulthood are unfailingly planted in a youth through Grandpa's Legacy.
Ratting on Russo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,590. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013 by One Monkey Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Of all the early boomers coming of age in sooty 1950s Pittsburgh, whose reverence was greater for Jimmy Doolittle and the 1950 Studebaker than that of Martin Badger? But whose bodily parts more rebellious? Whose 8th grade peers more annoying? Whose accordion more out of tune? Misdeeds more delinquent? Romances more blundered? Whose long odds worse--I mean, apart from Russo?
Therapeutic Window
Price: Free! Words: 112,300. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A story about a medical family that spans the years from the 1950s to the present. Written from the viewpoint of a son, we witness his and his sibling's life changes as they grapple with the generation gap between themselves and their over bearing father. Other themes explored are romantic and family love, extramarital relationships, medical ethics and hierarchical work relationships.
Kicking Stones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A man returns to his old neighborhood and relives memories of the weeks following his mother's death when he was 13.
Moonbeams From A Jar
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 83,770. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This is a fictional novel about two brothers growing up in West Tennessee in the 1940's. There are unique small town characters and an intriguing murder mystery. Read about the process of cotton picking, hog killing, gardening and more.
Fate, Friendship and Grace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
A fictional journey that is truly an American adventure story. Unlikely friends challenged through fate discover personal faith. A romantic coming of age story that reminds us of the lasting value of friendship and our enduring search for grace.
Choices Made: Fathers and Sons
Series: Choices Made, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,310. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(Book 2) After three years on the streets, Jamy MacGregor-aka: Lord Chance, tries to break free of his past to find a relationship with his biological father whom he has never met. Ideological dreams of family presses him toward a man who sees him as 'white trash'. Facing trauma, betrayal, and grave disappointment, Jamy wades through his ideas of family to make a demanding choice. Should he stay?
Atom Heart John Beloved
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,580. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Atom Heart John Beloved chronicles the lives of two boys who become friends at age thirteen. The story is told by eighteen-year-old John, who quietly whispers to his best friend one night in bed, "Do me." John's narrative voice is one of the most unique in gay literature. Atom Heart John Beloved is literate, intimate, erotic, and delightful, delivering unexpected moments of grace.
Nathan's Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,930. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Luke Hartwell, author of the award-winning novel Atom Heart John Beloved, returns with a second look at its characters with Nathan narrating. Readers of the first book will find some situations familiar, but Nathan is not John, and his story is his own. Hartwell's unexpected plot twists will surprise and delight, all the while remaining true to his fundamental theme: love as a state of grace
One In Ten Thousand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The average person meets 10,000 people in a lifetime. At a crime scene, grizzled crime reporter Dave Simmons accidentally reunites with the only woman he's ever loved, who saved his life one night before disappearing. Now in a position to save her life, Dave tries to seize the moment and tell her she's his one in 10,000. But time has changed them both, making a happy ending elusive.
The Day The Music Died
Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Every generation has its voice. For troubled teen Grace Hoppe, it is a pop star Chad Carter-Stefano. When her idol dies tragically, Grace struggles to find hope. When her idol appears to her in a dream, Grace is convinced she needs to share his one last message with the world.
Romantic History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 164,800. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Paul Siebert is a reporter, a shy, depressive Vietnam veteran. Maggie Ryan is a wild child, a rape victim, a musician, an armed robber. When they meet at a halfway house in Seattle in 1971, they are clearly wrong for each other. Yet whatever connects them -- call it love, call it obsession -- is enough to threaten their settled lives and marriages 35 years later.
A Quick Guide to Cecilia
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 2 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 130. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The novel “Cecilia” by Frances Burney is subtitled “Memoirs of an Heiress.” It was first published in the year 1782. The story of the novel is set in 1779.
White Chalk
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2013 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Hardened, awkward, and self-deprecating, Chelle Whitney wouldn't know a fairytale if it swooped down and saved her from a burning tower. She has spent her life hurting from the choices she's made, the scars she's created, and the bruises that identify her. Can Chelle dig herself out of the Hell her life has created? Or will she never break free of the restraints that define her?
Just Shut Up and Drive
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Eighteen-year-old Wil Carter lost his parents in a car accident when he was five. Ninety-five-year-old Gramps has been his only family. Now that Wil’s ready to go off to college, the old man says he has things Wil needs to learn to be the man he’s supposed to be. But the trip turns out to be more than he bargains for. One teen, one cranky old man, and the open road. What could go wrong?
Fell Winter Omnibus: Books I to III
Series: The Ulfr Crisis, Book 4. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 118,840. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
An evil not seen in hundreds of years has awakened in the highland nation of Badelgard. The Ulfr - the original inhabitants of the land whose evil was matched only by their power over death - stir from their barrows. The cold begins to set in. But there is more to fear than darkness and snow in this fell winter. This omnibus includes novels FELL WINTER, HIGH QUEEN, and DRAGON'S SON.
Scudding
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,290. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Grant Sheffield gets into the adult world with a series of screw-ups and narrow escapes. He graduates from college (barely). He drives through the West in a second-hand VW camper with two girls he meets while getting his car fixed. He drops them off and gives a ride to two other girls, and finally finds the one he really wants, in California.
Ледоход
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,520. Language: Russian. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
“Ледоход” - повествование о подростках, растущих в пустынной области между верхним полуостровом Мичигана и севером Висконсина на американском Среднем Западе. Это - трогательная история дружбы детства, перерастающей в глубокую любовь.
Crazy Boy: Marvey's Monkeys
Price: Free! Words: 10,080. Language: American English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Brilliant, angry Dee is wealthy Rialto’s demon child, a fallen angel still surprisingly walking the earth at 18—this despite a mother who connives for his destruction and a school that treats him as an escaped Ebola virus. One bright morning Dee is again betrayed, and his years of abuse, addiction and psychosis become a chisel of cold white rage that metes out an exquisite revenge on his betrayer.