Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

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...
What Grows By Moonlight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Oh that Love was always symmetrical, always reciprocated, always came in pairs. Alas it is not always these things, and when it is not it can spawn a most agonizing and enduring pain, that of unrequited Love. What Grows By Moonlight is a short story that tells of one man's struggle to overcome an unrequited love.
What Eats Us
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,670. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A tiger terrorizes a Stone Age town. Young boys Dori and Git must leap forward centuries in thought and craft a bow and arrow or they'll be eaten next. Brandon, a graffiti artist, trades his cans for money from an art project. Robert, his new tutor, risks his career to give them back. These two tales mingle across centuries, trading dirt for concrete, but end the same -- with a beast and a bow.
Adult World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,480. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
On his eighteenth birthday, Brian Hartman takes a job at Adult World, a pornographic specialty store, and over several months before graduating high school not only receives quite an extra-curricular education, but also discovers that not all of the people in his life are who he thought they were - including his own mother.
Slow to Grow
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Price: Free! Words: 78,960. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Laced with self deprecating humor and laced with a healthy dose of pathos, the novel, Slow to Grow, follows Lloyd Kulligan as he matures (slowly) over the course of 25 years from a lonely sex starved teenager to a middle aged married man (and still sex starved.
Too Old To Play
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Thirteen year old Danny Tompkins must deal with his mother's death, but on the day of the funeral people keep coming to his house, and seem to be partying. As he retreated to his bedroom, he couldn't understand why those adults behaved as they did, or why his younger cousins just kept playing. So he "hid" and fumed. Years later, the adult Daniel relives those memories, and writes about them.
Pretending Normal
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,400. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
A teenage girl struggles with her alcoholic father's humanness and the truths about family, with all of its flaws and weaknesses, as the bond that holds one to another, in love, loyalty, even death. Pretending Normal, fka Lies Imitating Life, was a past quarter finalist in Ray Bradbury’s New Century New Writer Award contest and a past semi-finalist in Amazon's Breakthrough Novel Award contest.
La château du prince de Polignac
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: French. Published: March 7, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Fiction » Classics
Nouvelle écrite en 1859 et située au Puy-en-Velay, elle relate les amours tumultueuses de deux amants d’un certain âge. Trollope avait par la force des choses beaucoup voyagé en Europe dans sa jeunesse, ses parents ayant dû s’exiler à Bruxelles pour fuir leurs créditeurs, et il parlait assez couramment plusieurs langues, dont le français.
Un amour de jeunesse
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: French. Published: March 7, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Un amour de jeunesse évoque diverses passions : l’amour des deux jeunes gens, Adolphe Bauche et Marie Clavert, l’orpheline recueillie par la mère du jeune homme ou la colère et l’indignation de madame Bauche, prête à tout pour empêcher son héritier de convoler avec une jeune fille pleine de qualités, certes, mais sans le sou...
Flyer: A Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,490. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
FLYER is a story about beating the odds... Jack Neely wants to learn to fly and runs away from an abusive home bound for the Curtiss Flying School. Ace birdman Wiley McCullough takes him under his wing. Jack learns to fly as he learns to love Curtiss’ spunky daughter, Jenny. But fate and friendship intervene, luring him across the Atlantic and into the tracer-filled skies of World War I.
A Dream Away
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,890. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A story about a woman suffering with bipolar disorder who desperately tries to gain custody of a 15 year old daughter she gave up for adoption many years ago at birth.
How You See It
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Marciella is sure her mother has deserted her; but is it true? This short story set in Manhattan's Spanish Harlem follows the very peculiar assumptions of one little girl--and how her life was shaped by them. Psychologists make much of childhood influences. But what if the memories we hold are misinterpreted? Marciella came to know the truth, and in an instant, her life was changed forever.
Zac and the Reluctant Prince, Book 1 of Prince David series
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,050. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
David is suddenly the royal heir, and is now also an orphan. Those two huge problems confront teenager Zach and his family, who simply want to protect David and help the younger boy deal with his destiny. They all want to be normal teenagers, but their new roles might make that impossible. A contemporary story about keeping friendships, seeking adventure, overcoming challenges, and making history.
New House 5: How a dorm becomes a home
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,010. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Welcome to New House 5. For fifty-six freshmen it’s home. A place where friends are made and doors are always open, where hearts are broken and tears are shed. And for resident assistant Andy Butler, it’s the best story about friendship he has ever known. Watch as these students try to overcome their flaws and fears to create a bond so special that nothing can pull them apart. Not even themselves.
Norman: Chronicles of a Curiosity Seeker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,740. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(2.00 from 2 reviews)
These chronicles tell the incredible story of Norman: a mysterious character in fire-red sneakers, ice-blue jeans, a misty-gray T-shirt, and an earthy-green baseball cap—with a peculiar gleam in his eye and a Great Big Secret.... Discovered in the ruins of the home of one Martha Monroe after her sudden disappearance, let the individual reader judge the truth of it.