Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Picking Blueberries
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A powerfully evocative portrait of an alternative community in the early 1970s, told with a child's-eye simplicity by a young resident. Short fiction from an author whose work has been described by World Fantasy Award-winner Jeff VanderMeer as "Rapacious, intelligent and witty".
The Winds Of Change
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
With a significant birthday looming, Mary finds the courage to leave the past behind and seek her own fulfilment.
The Wrong Side of the Tracks: A Coming-of-Age Adventure of First Love & Friendship - Book 2
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Series: The Wrong Side of the Tracks, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,040. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
14 year old Stephen soon finds himself in love with Kristine, one of the prettiest girls in his class. Kristine appears to like him, too, but Stephen learns she "belongs" to a big, mean football player who's three years older. Despite warnings from his best friend, Stephen moves ahead anyway. Will Stephen allow himself to be shoved into the background, or will he win the girl he truly loves?
Jesse's Girl
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Price: Free! Words: 14,030. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jesse spends far more time fantasizing about girls than interacting with them in real life. When a girl in his chemistry class catches his imagination, he’s determined to do something about it. In between his schoolwork, hanging out with friends, and an unusual part-time job, he musters the courage to talk to her. But his newfound infatuation has a past he hadn’t counted on.
The Secret Lives of Sarah Hausman
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Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 48,650. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Many Lives of Sarah Hausman is a tale of high hope and dreams gone sour, of love found and love lost. After her death, Sarah Hausman is offered a final opportunity to build and strengthen her character before the final chapter in the Book of Life comes to a close. She returns to earth with a mission. Judith Ann must rescue the soul of her former husband, Marcus Agrippa.
Patch Scratching
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
An inspirational coming of age story about a boy (Jed) who was abandoned by his mother at the age of five. During his final year of high school, just as he is becoming comfortable and confident within his world, life and the past come back to challenge him yet again.
The Gingerbread Man
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,550. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The story of a recluse writer on a Caribbean Island who finds the key to life through an unexpected event touching his very soul.
Life Affected
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,510. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Growing up can be difficult, and when your parents take you away from your friends and all that is familiar, growing up slides a little closer to impossible. When the worst possible tragedy befalls the Hobart family, the children go their separate ways, both emotionally and physically. In the end, a great many lives have been affected in ways that could not be predicted.
Kleenex Wonder Girl
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Gelastic Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Michael carries a secret torch for the girl of his dreams. A cruel joke at her expense provokes him to violence. That impetuous act surprises no one more than Michael, and threatens to destroy his relationships with friends and family. Worse, it exposes his feelings for her to the one person he most fears discovering the truth--
Delicate Wedding
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,890. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With his younger son's wedding approaching, Frederick Adelson decides to try and persuade his dissolute and detached older son, Elias, to join the family at the wedding after a long separation. Frederick sends two old friends of Elias, who ineffectively try to work on Elias while the rest of the family prepares for the upcoming celebration.
Learning to Haight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,190. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
2012 IR Discovery Award Finalist. Jack McClure is assigned to write an article about an influential figure from the city's past. A beatnik, a hippie and a one-time movie star, Dean Simmons is anything but an easy interview, but Jack knows that getting to know the "real" Dean is his ticket off the news desk. Along the way, Jack learns what it means be an activist and to make a name for himself.
Just Hanah
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Award-winning author Doranna Durgin has over 50 published works, novels & short pieces. Just Hanah is a re-released fantasy story originally published in Fantastic Companions: Young Hanah and her brace dog Sharlie are part of the team that keep her community safe—but Sharlie's inability to complete the bond between them jeopardizes both their home and their lives . Or so Hanah thinks...
Waking Up Naked On My Mother's Grave
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,430. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Hesitation Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Before you get too excited, despite its title, “Waking Up Naked on My Mother’s Grave” isn’t a horror book. It’s just a short, surreal, coming-of-age novel about a young man who travels to Washington, D.C., seeking his fortune. In no time at all, he’s working for a contractor and living with a somniphobiac girlfriend.
His Teen Dream
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,070. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
This realistic coming of age tale of nostalgia, conflicting emotions, attending a new school, budding romance, friendship, teenage abuse, and dealing with it will resonate with teenage and young adult readers.
Kitchi's Courage
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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Kitchi, a fledgling osprey, is afraid of the water and therefore, cannot fish for himself. An inspirational story about finding courage through appreciation of joy and beauty, family bonds, and understanding of the life force in us all.
Wake
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,520. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Life’s a bit complicated for Adam Turner, who’s been dating a drop-dead-gorgeous blonde while developing undeniable feelings for a lifelong friend. But just when it all begins to make perfect sense, Adam discovers that all is not what it seems. Somewhere in Wake County, evil is lurking. And on Adam’s 18th birthday, he finds himself flirting with death to protect the one woman he truly loves.
King Jimmy
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Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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Boys and girls begin a dangerous game in a school yard one cold winter's day. (Short fiction)
The Class Menagerie II
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,500. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Twenty-six stories written by college students in a fiction workshop class at the University of South Carolina, plus one by the professor.
Elk River
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,140. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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2012 Nominee Benjamin Franklin Award in LGBT and Global Ebook for Young Adults. Gregory C. Randall unveils, during the summer of 1956, a family’s fears and triumphs. He explores a region of America set apart from the chaos of the world. It is a place of migrant pickers, backwoods people living off the land, and the grand Lake Michigan that encloses them all. And it is also a realm of miracles
Bobby Slater's World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,030. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Summer, 1964 and for thirteen-year-old Bobby Slater, one of those rich summer kids up on Baker Lake, it’s idyllic - swimming, fishing, baseball, hiking the mountains around the lake, camping on the islands, but what Bobby wants is a girlfriend. Be careful what you wish for, Bobby.