Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

The Blue Bicycle
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 36,660. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Artie Royal has had a rough life and he has suffered more loss and rejection than anyone should have to bear. Still, he rises above the problems confronting him, and he does it with charity and grace and understanding. In fact, it eventually becomes as easy for him to push his concerns aside as it was at age eight to soar down Main Street on that blue bike, wind whistling in his ears.
A Golden State of Mind / Golden Daze
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 186,540. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Coming-of-age adventures of an Iowa farm boy amid the colorful traditions and rituals of the University of California . . . of love lost and found - found and lost . . . untold origins of Louie, Louie, casino craps, psychedelic art and the secret odyssey of Buddy Holly’s glasses.
Harajuku (+)
Price: Free! Words: 54,830. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
Ritchie Ufuo, recent graduate of a Pennsylvania university, moves to Tokyo where he runs into the champagne-and-cocaine Soren Soutern. The louche, high-spending, high-octane group of Japan expats introduce a new world to him, but at what cost and to what outcome? Japan around the turn of the century, with ecstasy and cocaine flowing, and the future apparently limitless...
Swiss Chocolate
Price: Free! Words: 139,690. Language: American English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Life in a Swiss boarding school is idyllic for Drew Smith. Captivated by the beauty of the Swiss Alps, he is also in love with the girl of his dreams, Alexandra Cavalletti, a young aristocrat from Rome. His world is ripped apart when he and Alexandra are expelled from school after being caught making love in the woods one night. Drew goes home to a broken family, and all that he has come to expec
Hello World
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: American English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
It's the story of a book.
Liberating Sky
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,680. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
It’s 1968, a time of social upheaval. Sky Daly travels from Montana to California, a center of the radical movement. Her desperate attempt to preserve her lifestyle clashes with the hippies’ protests for change. Returning home tragedy strikes and threatens the family ranch. She is forced to leave, but eventually returns in a desperate attempt to save the ranch and realizes that change is needed.
Honey Badger Goes to Hell — and Heaven
Price: Free! Words: 58,210. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Religious
For mature readers. This book tells the life and times of Honey Badger, a young activist who lived a good life but was raped and murdered and decided to visit Hell before climbing the Mountain of Purgatory.
The Compromise
Price: Free! Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A young dreamer gets a second chance; an old man confronts his demons
Barter Depression Away
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
Follow the Eversole family through their lives, loves, and tragedies. Raymond Jr., a young Indianan boy, tells his tale about the trials and tribulations living on a poor family farm during the depression.
The Summer of Our Discontent
Series: The Green Hill Mystery Manor, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,730. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Shara Shinnok is a boring girl from the cool state of California. When her family uproots itself and moves to the tiny city of Harrison Creek, Oregon, Shara is sure that her life will remain the same. But when she discovers that her cousin Tanya has disappeared and she meets her cousin's friends, Shara finds out things about Tanya that she never knew and must save her friends from a cruel stalker.
The Walk On (Part 1)
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013 by Stefan Pawlikowski. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Walk On is a three part story about Shawn Tanner. You will watch Shawn grow from boy to man. The reader will walk through the life of Shawn as he discovers his passions and loves; stars on the Gridiron and becomes a trusted friend. Shawn allows the reader to experience with him a determination in life. Overcoming life's obstacles, pitfalls and what it means to Walk On.
Waiting on Forever
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,580. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When it comes to the social ladder, Leah is at the bottom. Popular girls, hot guys and star athletes are of no importance to her, except for one. Matthew Jacobs. Although Leah’s feelings toward Matt run deeper than just a friendship, it is something she would never let be heard because the odds of someone like Matthew Jacobs going for someone like Leah Bennett are slim to none.
Neverland, Ohio
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,430. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Neverland, Ohio is a novel about all matters of love and death, family and friends. What begins as a love triangle between brothers Sam and Ben and their neighbor Anna becomes a profound coming-of-age story when Ben is killed in a hit and run accident.
Giant
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 63,500. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » General
How do you fit in in a new country when you’re a “giant freak,” you don’t speak the language and bizarre things are happening to your motherland as well as to your body? In a candid and peculiar voice, Aga Maksimowska tells the story of an eleven-year-old girl in an adult’s body whose coming of age in a Poland undergoing a revolution is interrupted by a sudden and cruel move to Canada.
Midnight Baseball
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: American English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Brilliantly showcasing one of the lone, remaining adolescent rites-of-passage -- a boy's first beer -- "Midnight Baseball" chronicles a fathers-and-sons fishing trip that quickly devolves into cards and drunken revelry. Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Bob Pajich.
Best Friends
Price: Free! Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Travel through Jordan and Michelle's friendship. Jordan has just moved back to her hometown with her daughter and she reflects on major points on her friendship with Michelle.
Lonesome Serenity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
I am alone. Or am I? Surely no one has felt this alone. Surely no one has lived my pain. If only you could understand my sick muse like I do. Yet maybe if I show this small piece, you too can feel it. Tell me, am I alone?
Entanglement
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 114,560. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Four characters, all connected to each other.
The Diamond Party
Price: $9.89 USD. Words: 56,460. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013 by Church Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A single father struggles to raise his family in a modern Mobocracy. Read how four corners of a square rotate to become the sharp points of a diamond and discover how deadly high school relationships can be.
The Graveyard
Series: Diamonds, #7. Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
For years Colin Abbott has put his life on hold, living only for his elderly mother. With her gone he is alone, adrift in a world he doesn’t fully understand. On one sunny summer day he sets off from his mother’s grave, and attempts to take control, to learn to enjoy his life and maybe even learn to love again.