Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Conjurer's Oath
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Series: The Magic of Nostalgia. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,870. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Remember the halcyon days of AM car radio music so lo-fi you had to buy the album and read the liner notes in order to decipher the lyrics? If so, you'll get "revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night" when you catch the twisted nostalgia of CONJURER'S OATH.
Indian Summer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
What do you do when your best friend comes back from the Peace Corps crazy? When he declares that he loves Indian movies and is suddenly talking in an Indian accent? When he wants to drive you across the country to meet an Indian girl he is madly in love with, and then, halfway across that country, in the middle of nowhere, he starts getting in fights, dancing and singing with windmills?
Flesh & Blood
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Jessie had no idea that there would be a lot of "taking care" in the next few months. When neighbors show up on the farm dazed and bloody, Jessie and his Pa do their best to help their friends, but soon find that there is no way to help those that are already dead.
Making Spares: a short story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Take a juvenile delinquent bowling? Preposterous. Mr. Meyers put it out of his mind. But one day he found himself at the detention center offering to take a kid bowling. Reuben defied all expectations, especially his own.
You Shouldn't Call Me Mommy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,470. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Orphaned by his parents and his artificial mother, and abandoned by his older brother at a young age, Jay spends most of his adulthood serving as a government therapist to those like him. He considers his own happiness proof of success in his career and life. Little does he know that his picture perfect world, occupied by his wife and two children, is not as idyllic as it seems. Kirkus Starred
Frog in the Pot
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You set the price! Words: 70,340. Language: American English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
What’s so difficult about a quarter-life crisis? How about being a lonely, alcoholic janitor with no friends? Follow Alvin Taylor as he explores life's questions in and out of a bottle, as his journey takes him around Seattle and down to Reno. Learn why a frog will not jump out of a heated pot of boiling water.
Ain't No Bum
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 98,980. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
You may be a McCoy, but that doesn't necessarily make you a bum. Follow young Milt McCoy as he uses his abundant willpower and good nature, during troubled times, to overcome his families reputation and convince the love of his life that he "Ain't No Bum".
Last Fair Deal
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,040. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Last Fair Deal, the sordid tale of the McCarty family, is a cinematic work of contemporary fiction that combines elements of pop mythology, neo-noir, and American pulp fiction.
Shirts and Skins
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,490. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012 by Chelsea Station Editions. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A remarkable debut novel from Jeffrey Luscombe—a compelling series of linked stories of a young man’s coming-out, coming-of-age, and coming-to-terms with his family and fate.
Shadows in the Darkness
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Price: Free! Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Jake goes fishing with his father and some friends, things don't turn out quite the way he thought they might.
정강이 퍽
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: Korean. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
서울에 사는 대학생 신빛나리의 일상의 기록들 2007-2009
The Hart & Horn
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,860. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When the paths of a slacker, a modern-day troubadour and a 40-something divorcee converge, each wonders if the other might lead to their happily ever after. But they aren’t in a fairytale; they’re in the real world of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula facing loss, difficult relationships and the realization that happy endings are a lot like unicorns.
The Year It Rained
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,720. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Having survived three suicide attempts and treatment in a series of mental hospitals, seventeen-year-old Elizabeth continues to fight for happiness in a life filled with confusion and turbulence. "A beautiful and significant book about love." The New York Times.
Life of the Party
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 188,080. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(4.22 from 9 reviews)
The moment Mackenzie Taylor first sees Grey Lewis on stage, the wide-eyed teenager falls instantly in love. Though warned by her best friend Riley to stay away, she can't resist Grey's charm and talent, or the undeniable chemistry they share. Just as tempting as Grey's body--the aspiring rock star's ample drug supply. Before long, Mackenzie's addiction is all she has left.
Light Tower Power
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Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this short adapted from the novel The Mighty Roman, Roman Meister, a gargantuan former minor-league home run champ and manager of the sub-minor-league San Carlos Coyotes, takes his mighty bat THOR in hand to put on a show for his eighteen-year-old charges.
Persuasion
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,110. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by Fifth Column Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Coming of age - coming to terms: History and modern culture cosmically clash in this lighthearted tale of deception and breaking-away where the fates of two remarkable young women fall into the hands of one remarkably meddlesome ghost.
Wren
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Wren’s seventeenth birthday is not a joyous event for her. She does not want to be courted by every willing man in the colony; and especially, not by the Chief’s son. Things go from bad to worse as Wren finds her birthday celebration interrupted by uninvited guests. When the black suits come, people are taken, never to be seen again. Now, Wren finds herself a slave of the black suits, and a la
The Sad Day
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When Cowboy came into their lives bombs fell. Enduring the war two little boys sought refuge in their action figures while desperately trying to avoid the pitfalls of the war.
Awake in the Mad World
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,120. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Awake in the Mad World follows several young writers out of college as they face the challenge of entering an American culture and workforce seemingly uninterested in those searching for ways to define themselves by their passions. Grady Harp writes, "Marbut seems to be sharing...that likely the only valid path to discovering a meaningful reality is to rely on the exercise of dreaming...
Our Kingdom of Dust
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,690. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Bamboo Forest Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(3.00 from 1 review)
A modern fairy tale from the bestselling author of "The Dark Side of Disney". Man-child Blaine McKinnon is brilliant, wealthy, and completely alone. After an emotional breakdown, Blaine starts a new life at the only place he was ever truly happy: Walt Disney World. But he soon finds that just below the surface of his childhood paradise lies a kingdom corrupted by drugs, violence, and deceit.