Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Grits & Grace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,090. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
This coming of age story follows 15-year-old Natalie Tillman's journey from Thomasville, Georgia to the Motor City in 1959. She and her parents move into a crowded west side flat with six other family members. When the unthinkable happens, Natalie is forced into adulthood. Her tale reveals the consequences of honesty and the burden of heroism.
Dreamers
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Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 113,570. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A Coming of Age Love Story of the '60s
Accidental Poetry
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Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A memoir about a night long ago, and my attempt to write a poem about it.
World of the Innocent
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,990. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A journey to recapture human innocence. Prior to the beginning of their unlikely relationship, Jhoi, a poetic and guarded young woman, could not imagine having anything to do with a brilliant but strange, admired performer like Jaxon. Yet, through the counsel of a shrewd old neighbor, Jhoi will discover the link between navigating intimate friendship and becoming a steward of an era.
The Statue and the Stones
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,150. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A young man seeking to build a life on Gran Canaria discovers that his own family history is tied up with his new home. From Northern Ireland during the Troubles to the tourist towns of the Canary Islands today, Gregory Sheridan follows a trail of love and betrayal, and family secrets kept through the generations...
My Indian Queen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,170. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
One guy. One girl. One magical summer. Both of them on the verge of adulthood, both of them hopelessly lost. He loves her, his fiery Indian queen, but does she feel the same? And what will happen when summer wanes into fall?
Know Not Why: A Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,650. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Howie gets a job at a hokey arts ‘n crafts store to meet girls. Instead, he meets Arthur. Sure, Arthur is smart and charming and has distractingly magnificent eyelashes, but there’s no getting away from one troublesome fact: he’s a dude. And Howie, who’s spent the past twenty-two years being strictly unexceptional, isn’t about to shake up his whole (mediocre) existence now. ... Right?
A Child Out Of Alcatraz
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012 by Foreverland Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
“Searingly original, brutal, unique. Tara Ison is unquestionably an important new voice in American fiction.” —Carolyn See, author of The Handyman “A fascinating and wonderfully evocative first novel about life on Alcatraz – seen through the eyes of a little girl growing up on the Rock in the 1950s. A compelling story, richly evoking a time and place.” —Kirkus Reviews
Summer Rain
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 221,040. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
John Conner has lost his girlfriend, his job, a scholarship, and has been kicked out of college. Instead of retreating back to his parents’ basement and a life of mediocrity and factory labor, he decides to stay the summer in the college town of Bloomington, Indiana.
Some Lessons In Gaelic
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,030. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When an eleven-year-old English boy arrives in Southern Ireland, walking on his hands and quoting Shakespeare, the natives begin to treat him with suspicion. The town he finds himself in is a small mid-century (1950) maelstrom of snobbery, nationalism, sexual repression and quaint quintessential Irish intolerance, presided over by a clergy, discharging duties of guidance and tutelage.
Dinky's Demise
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Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
She was fearless and he wanted to be fearless.
Writer Rob Strangle Explains Why Ace Cola Sucks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Dunkerron Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Forced to defend his position on Ace Cola, ninth-grader Rob Stangle hands off the task to his alter ego, the imaginary author Cliff Stone. Cliff will stop at nothing to get at the truth, barreling headlong toward a confrontation that will shake the foundation of Rob's world, tearing loose on a meta-fictional voyage of discovery into the heart of a strange mystery Rob doesn't dare face alone.
Spinning for Jacks
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 176,700. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
For Jamie Croydon, the Koorang River is a wild and wondrous sanctuary beyond his parents’ farm. But at the start of summer, the river becomes the scene of a grisly find; something so left-field in Jamie's world that it jolts his outlook and wakes him to a primal mystery. He learns a greater truth hangs in the balance between things seen and unseen … and answers can always be found at the river.
At the Ditch in the Center of the Universe
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Price: Free! Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012 by Geraldine Glodek. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It's 1959. Tim Giovannini, whose family made it out of the mines and factories of Pennsylvania, wants nothing to do with kids whose parents still come home with dirty hands. He has a chance to go to the Buddy Holly concert in Iowa with Hal Jones, the laces of whose sneakers Tim does not feel fit to loose. Hal can't stomach Tim, but a ride to Iowa in Tim's dad's car is his only way to get there
Die Tiefschläger
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,210. Language: German. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Kriminalkomödie über einen Frühpensionisten, den Mann der seinen Job bekommen hat, die Sekretärin und so manche andere...
The Bastard Year
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,400. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Brandylane Publishers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This debut novel tells the story of a boy’s final year of childhood and a family’s near disintegration. When Zain’s father is fired from the CIA in March of 1980, it creates a tremor that threatens to upend the family’s precarious balance. Zain’s awakening to a world riddled with cracks and his adolescent attempts to mend them are the stuff from which young men, and great stories, are made.
Rory and Tusker
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
It's a story about an unlikely friendship between a lion and an elephant. Destiny tears the two friends apart. This story is about their journey they take to find each other. In the process they discover themselves. This is story about friendship and loyalty. It's about finding the friend that we are all looking for. It's about finding the friend that is hidden in all of us.
The Swimming Away
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,460. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Meek and Artemis :oR: The Swimming Away, part 1 of the Living Needle trilogy, is the story of a first love that might bring about the apocalypse. Artemis, the rebellious girl in search of significance, finds the rules of the world rewritten when she meets Meek, the quiet & powerful boy who urges Artemis to face the mystery of her dead mother, but their discovery may bring an end to everything.
Growing up Wired
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Price: $3.46 USD. Words: 71,160. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 1 review)
How will romantic relationships withstand technology's offer of instant gratification? Growing up Wired - technology's dirty secrets - questioned and challenged.
Squirrel Eyes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,420. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Alvin Bandy, movie nut and would-be filmmaker, is alone in Hollywood after his girlfriend dumps him. He hatches a drunken plan to course-correct his life: travel to his hometown of Albuquerque to seek out his first girlfriend, Kelli, and do what he never did before: have sex with her. Kelli won't be had so easily, and gives Alvin a challenge that could either be his undoing or his salvation...