Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Chocolate Uncle - A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Every childhood leaves memories of someone who left an indelible mark in one's past. Who was that somebody in your life? A young man, waiting at an airport, sees a brand of chocolate he hadn’t seen in years and reminiscences about somebody from his childhood he had forgotten - somebody he once fondly called 'chocolate uncle'.
Run Away Charlotte
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
When you give your heart away to the one person who made it whole but couldn't commit, and another guy sweeps you off your feet and gives you everything you want, what do you do? Who do you choose? How do you win the battle between what's logical in your head verses what's love in your heart?
Darla Decker Hates to Wait
Series: Darla Decker Diaries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,970. Language: American English. Published: May 14, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Games of flashlight tag, and the crazy cat lady roaming Shiloh Farms in a “demon bus,” serve as distractions during her parents’ quarrels and her anxiety about show choir auditions. Yet the more Darla waits for her adulthood to begin, the more she learns that summoning patience won’t be the hardest part of being eleven. A frank and funny look at the path to adulthood. [Young Adult - 13 and Up]
Know Not Why: A Novel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 112,650. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(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?
Barefoot in the City of Broken Dreams
Series: Russel Middlebrook: The Futon Years, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,520. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Russel Middlebrook, gay and 24, has moved to Los Angeles with his boyfriend to try to make it as a screenwriter. But working in Hollywood isn't anything like it is in the movies, and Russel grows increasingly desperate to learn the secret to Tinseltown success. A "new adult" companion novel to 2014's The Thing I Didn't Know I Didn't Know, by the author of the gay teen classic, Geography Club.
The Lock of Indian Springs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,040. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015 by Champlain Avenue Books, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Lock of Indian Springs grabs us with an unforgettable narrative voice that draws us into a young boy’s life—and leaves us longing for more. It’s 1960, school is out for the summer, and rural Mississippi yields plenty of excitement for a boy and his friends—play, life’s adventures, dangers, and dilemmas—all experienced and told from the charming point-of-view of eleven-year-old Vern.
Beyond Doubt (Beyond Love Series #2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Brandy Rhodes is about to enter law school and everything is going according to plan. Until she meets him—the one man in the universe who’s off limits—her best friend’s brother, Aaron. Brandy knows enough to stay away from him, but as the pull becomes impossible to ignore, secrets and lies become part of Brandy’s way of life.
Fall To You
Series: Here and Now, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,520. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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.
All For This
Series: Here and Now, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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.
Treasure Hunter, Book Two of Dunsmuir Boy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,260. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Having left Dunsmuir to attend college, Leif returns to visit his girlfriend. He reunites with his friends and they swim, hunt and reminisce. They recall a long-ago tale of a box of gold that was stolen and hidden in a granite fortress not far away. They set out one morning to find the gold and discover the fortress is much more willing to test their bodies and spirits than reward them.
Handsome Johnny
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 36,400. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This collection of Luke Hartwell's short stories--Jimmy, Michael, Nothing Strikes Back!, Handsome Johnny, Hand, and Toller--showcases his ability to create intriguing characters then tell their stories in a voice so accurate readers are transported.
Something Like Winter
Series: Something Like..., Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,550. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
When Tim meets recklessly brave Benjamin Bentley, a whole new world opens up to him—love, sex, warmth…home. Certain that society won’t understand what they have together, Tim struggles to protect their relationship. As his lies push Ben away, Tim learns that the greatest enemy can come from within. Something Like Winter is the companion novel to Something Like Summer.
The Blue Jay
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,860. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A debut novel about a young woman and a young boy scarred by abandonment who find they share an unlikely bond.
The Witch Within
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,330. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A gripping visionary tale set in 16th century Bohemia
He's the Man: The Alexanders, Book 3
Series: The Alexanders, #3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,060. Language: American English. Published: October 22, 2013 by CrushStar Romance. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Alexanders #3 Matt Simmons is done with Army doctors but his sister nags him to get physical therapy so he gives in just to get some peace. Then he sees his therapist is h-o-t. Penny Lewis is finally putting down roots. She’s got everything, except the settled suburban life she longs for. All she needs is the perfect guy, meaning NO military men. Suddenly Matt has a new mission in life.
The Betrayal of Times of Peace and Prosperity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011 by Gone Dog Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 1 review)
Andy does just enough to get by, sometimes less. Between hits from the bong, hallucinogenic shrooms, and eating dog food, Andy contemplates his friend’s suicide attempts, his final days of college assignments, and the importance of his education to his dismal-looking future. By his side are Macbeth-like witches, his meek roommate, and an eccentric professor. And, of course, a girl.