Books tagged: rite of passage

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THE PRINCE OF WALES by Kirby Wright
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The two brothers from the novels MOLOKA'I NUI AHINA and PUNAHOU BLUES resurface in this hunting episode set on the east end of Moloka'i island. Ben and Jeff are camped above Brownie's Gulch when Ben fires across Kainalu Valley at a buck. Jeff is about to discover the underpinnings of his brother's relationship with their grandmother.
MOLOKA'I BOY by Kirby Wright
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 960. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A four-year-old learns lessons of life and death on his grandmother's remote island ranch.
The Birthday Dragon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,150. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00)
Polo Shawcross wishes for a new life, but the Birthday Dragon brings a ghost who says he’s not one, a best friend who thinks he’s gay, and a very bad reputation. Polo’s crazy extended family keep trying to kill him, and he becomes an unwilling party to treason. Adventure with more than one twist, set in a vivid new world where Men might be Dragons.
PUNAHOU BLUES, a Hawaiian Novel
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 53,210. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Growing up in Honolulu isn't all it's cracked up to be for Jeffrey Gill. After he gets into prestigious Punahou School, his rite of passage includes losing the babe of his dreams to a creep, surviving Killahaole Day, and getting pushed around by the school bully.
Levi Sprocket - What's In My Pocket?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,960. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Levi Sprocket is a laidback, easy-going guy, who dreams of one day being an actor. However, Levi’s journey growing up comes with some pitfalls and embarrassing moments as he deals with the changes within his body and with his maturing attitude. When he discovers that his friendships with girls isn't the way it used to be, it takes him by surprise. Join Levi as he steps into his adulthood.
Circles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,550. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Reggie’s grandson, while reading the journals his grandfather left behind, makes a connection with the past and discovers how much alike he and Granpa Reginald really are. He discovers life was not so different way back when. Growing up has always been difficult, packed with challenges, full of mystery, and charged with emotions.
The Night Alex Almost Flew Over Old Lady Grayson's Place
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Every kid in town flies over Grayson castle when they turn 11. It is the town’s rite of passage and now it is Alex’s turn. He isn’t sure he has the courage to accept the dare, but knows if he declines he’ll lose all his friends. He takes the leap and survives the first part, but when he crash lands on the roof and a strange voice begins talking to him, he wonders if he’ll get out alive.
Picking Blueberries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by infinity plus. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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".
One Year Under Weeping Mountain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,810. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A year in Africa as a volunteer teacher. The vision draws Richard Stokes, a young man just out of university, to escape. Fed up of his drab life in Britain of the 80s and filled with dreams, he finds them somewhat dashed in the harshness and beauty of his new posting. Grandeur and tragedy seem intertwined in Batsaola, a southern African country still scarred by a bitter independence struggle.
End of Innocence (Fargoer Short Stories, #1)
Price: Free! Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.83)
Somewhere far in the north, in the middle of a dense forest, two girls have embarked on a sacred journey: a journey that is to end their carefree days among the children of their tribe. Grim as their world is, the destiny that is set upon them seems even darker, but such is often the way for the people of this land. First chapter of Fargoer, a novel set in the mythic far north.