Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Awakening Foster Kelly
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 325,600. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Cara Rosalie Olsen explores and unfolds a multilayered story about fear and hope and freedom, how the three are inextricably linked, and what takes place inside the cautious human heart when it falls intensely in love for the first time. The plot shadows two distinctly unique people, each a prisoner of their respective past, and how they come to discover that true love has no bounds.
All For This
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Series: Here and Now, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
In book 3 of the Here and Now series, a spin-off of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling New Hope series, Hanna Thompson must decide if she can commit to one man while still trying to let go of another.
The Leaving of Things
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,770. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Adrift and rebellious, Vikram is not your model Indian-American teenager. But a disastrously drunken weekend becomes a one-way ticket back to the homeland for Vikram after his outraged parents decide to pack up the family and return to India. So begins a profound journey of culture shock and self-discovery as Vikram learns to value who he is, make important new friends and chart his own destiny.
Gulabi
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Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 13,470. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The fictitious storyline revolving around two characters Monty (the psychotic part) and Virginia (the non psychotic part). The boundary between the two is permeable. Monty conjures up ‘Gulabi’, following his abrupt separation from his long time partner, while Virginia, having suffered from a personal loss sets out to follow her lifelong aspiration to travel the world.
The Search For Ethan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
An evening’s hallucinogenic experimentation ends in tragedy for two young friends, propelling them on a darkly comic search for redemption. (contains swearing, and some drug references)
Fall To You
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Series: Here and Now, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,490. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
In book 2 of the Here and Now series, a spin-off of Lexi Ryan's New York Times and USA Today bestselling New Hope series, Hanna Thompson finds herself torn between the man who stole her heart and wants to let her go and the man who broke her heart and wants to be her future.
Amazed by her Grace, Book III
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 92,200. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
(4.00 from 1 review)
For any teacher who’s ever had a student pet comes the story of Grace, the admired P.E. teacher and coach whose wall of fascinating aloofness and privacy begins to fall when she meets the shy, disarming, gifted student athlete Tracy. What the beautiful Miss Grace doesn't want Tracy to find out is that not everything that glitters in Grace's life is gold.
Butterfly Jar
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,070. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
(5.00 from 1 review)
With all the rhythm, poetry, and pain of a Black girl's childhood in South Central LA, Jalondra Davis tells the story of Tanis Sutton, who dreams of having happy parents, straight hair, and an ice-cream colored house on the west side of town. In this coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of the LA 92 riots, Tanis struggles with first boyfriends, schoolyard cliques, and family secrets.
Blind Sight (The Celadon Circle)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,340. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
We all have our demons. No one knows this better than Jordan Bailey. At an age when most girls are dating, going to parties, and planning for college, Jordan spends her time studying ancient lore, cleaning weapons, and keeping humanity safe from evil. It's hard to plan a future when you aren't promised tomorrow...
Nathan's Story
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 33,930. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Luke Hartwell, author of the award-winning novel Atom Heart John Beloved, returns with a second look at its characters with Nathan narrating. Readers of the first book will find some situations familiar, but Nathan is not John, and his story is his own. Hartwell's unexpected plot twists will surprise and delight, all the while remaining true to his fundamental theme: love as a state of grace
It's All Over But The Shouting!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 178,890. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
*** Recently rewritten Aug. 2014 - corrections and some content - please update your copies - Thank you for your support! *** This is the long expected sequel to "These Girls Can Play". Unlike the original, it has no adult content. I didn't want that distraction in telling this story. The love is still here, but there are other issues to talk about. It ends as it begins...
Atom Heart John Beloved
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Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 66,580. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Atom Heart John Beloved chronicles the lives of two boys who become friends at age thirteen. The story is told by eighteen-year-old John, who quietly whispers to his best friend one night in bed, "Do me." John's narrative voice is one of the most unique in gay literature. Atom Heart John Beloved is literate, intimate, erotic, and delightful, delivering unexpected moments of grace.
Swing
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,100. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
John Kostka is three feet tall but larger than life, moving through the world on gloved hands and powerful arms as if on a set of parallel bars. Henry Graham is a ten year-old boy whose father has just left home for good. All they seem to have in common is their love of the 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates, but that is enough to begin a life-long friendship that enables both men to heal old wounds.
Homeward Bound
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,090. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Paul, aged out of foster care, makes a successful career on his own. But he wants more - a caring family & friends, to make a difference. A life mentor finds and guides him in deeper self-insight... and a family network. But Paul battles repeated religious rejection. Is church a waste of time? Can Christians be trusted & caring? Paul's far from convinced... and further from feeling 'at home'.
The Price of Love
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Series: The Legacy Series, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,620. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Legacy Series family saga continues into the Edwardian era. Each character has paid the price for innocence and deception. Now discover the price paid for love.
Something Like Summer
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Series: Something Like..., Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,050. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.33 from 12 reviews)
Love, like everything in the universe, cannot be destroyed. But over time it can change. The hot Texas nights were lonely for Ben before his heart began beating to the rhythm of two words; Tim Wyman. By all appearances, Tim had the perfect body and ideal life, but when a not-so-accidental collision brings them together, Ben discovers that the truth is rarely so simple.
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?
Michael
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Ben cannot keep his mind off the handsome young man sitting at the back of his world literature class. He fantasizes and fantasizes, and then he acts. An amorous, hysterical, and ridiculously unusual tale by the acclaimed author of Atom Heart John Beloved, Nathan's Story, and Locomotives in Winter.
Jesus Freaks: Sins of the Father
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,550. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014 by Charles Sheehan-Miles. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Kennedy Sawyer explores her roots as she gets to know her televangelist birth father.