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I Woke Up In Love This Morning
By Jennifer Kathleen Gibbons
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,910. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Three short stories that highlight two girls' coming of age in different eras. From a girl's first period to another girl risking punishment in a parking lot, Gibbons explores what it's like to be a young girl in suburban Northern California.
Angel No More
By M. A. McRae
Series: The Penwinnard Stories, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 92,580. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
He calls himself Robert Kelly, known as Bob. They call him the mystery boy.
Forty Scrubs
By Joanna George
Price: Free! Words: 39,600. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Forty Scrubs is an intelligent and intense true to life short novel which delves into the world of sixteen year old Keisha Morgan. Keisha is suffering from an obsessive thought disorder. We follow her through the trials and tribulations of her journey to self-discovery while she stumbles upon numerous familial discoveries.
Skink
By Michael Gliksman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,480. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A skink is a creature that can sacrifice part of itself to escape a predator and when times are good, regrow what has been lost. Can Daniel, a boy who doesn't read or write, who doesn't speak to adults, who life has battered to the point of surrender, regrow what he has lost? Skink is a story of the healing power of love in one troubled boy's life.
The Bartlett Journals: Book 1 The Prima Ballerina
By Amy Patt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,190. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In Book 1 of The Bartlett Journals, Kiki Thompsen is a Prima Ballerina rising to the pinnacle of her career. But first, with the help of therapist Emma Bartlett, she must deal with issues from her past.
Suicide City, A Love Story
By Julie Frayn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,640. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A coming of age tale with a dark side. Sick of feeding stinking pigs and fed up with her mother’s controlling ways, sixteen-year-old August Bailey leaves the farm to find freedom and adventure in the city. She falls in love with seventeen-year-old Reese, a street kid and former heroin addict struggling against addiction. To what lengths will she go to prove her love? And at what cost?
Sad Short Stories
By Jeremy Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A wonderful collection of six very moving stories taken from different walks of life. A teenage boy and his grandfather, a Doberman pup called Champion, waiting for his new home, A young student in a pottery class looking for friends, a rich foreigner in Prague helping out a local guy, a businessman in the hot streets of Cairo loses his wallet and a very special schoolboy called Billy.
Changing My Wardrobe
By Deb Hanrahan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Changing My Wardrobe is a tragic high school drama about starting over, fitting in, and discovering the truth about what really matters. It's a story about friendship, first love, and soul-crushing loss. It's a story about a person's choices, good and bad, and the unexpected and far-reaching consequences of those choices.
Code Name: Whatever
By Emily Asad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,900. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sixteen-year-old Margaret Beverly hates her old-lady name, but reconstructing a new identity is proving difficult. Introverted and covered in zits, Margaret's quest is immediately tested by her new Satanic stepsister, a gossiping class bully, and a flirtatious young man who doesn't care how nerdy she is. But is juggling really the answer? Or will she be doomed to nothingness forever?
Break From You
By Rebecca Green Gasper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,230. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When seventeen year old Brooke Myers’ finds herself falling for the boy who saved her from a burning building the night of homecoming, she is forced to reevaluate her relationship with her abusive boyfriend and face the ghosts in her past.
The Voice
By Jennifer Anne Davis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,360. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013 by Lands Atlantic. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
During her abduction and assault, Audrey begins to hear a voice. She hopes she's not going crazy, because after what she's experienced, that's the most logical explanation. However, as she begins to listen to the voice, Audrey realizes that someone may be telepathically trying to help her. Unfortunately, rescue isn't all she needs. In order to leave behind the constant reminders, she flees to her
The Misfits
By Adra Young
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 19,610. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Chelsea, a middle school student along with her friends, Brandon, Megan, and Josh all have one thing in common. All four of these students were bullied as sixth graders attending Vernon Middle School. Dreading the fact that the first day of school is soon upon them, follow The Misfits on their journey to discover if life gets any better for them as seventh graders before it gets worse.
In Too Deep
By D C Grant
Series: Life is Tough, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 39,900. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Josh’s father goes bankrupt the family home is put on the market and they have to move to the beach house. But with the beach house also up for sale and his parents constantly fighting, the only place that Josh can escape is out on the water – surfing. And then there is Josh’s recurring nightmare that he’s drowning – is it a premonition?
Johnny Buckethead
By Victor Storck
Price: Free! Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Edward Stuckey was as normal as any other boy, except for one thing: his head was shaped exactly like a plain old ordinary bucket. Nobody's fault, he was born that way. When he was eight years old, the bully of the school, Willie O'Ray, gave him the nickname "Johnny Buckethead." Find out what happens to Edward through the years as he deals with having a buckethead.
Ashes, Ashes, Don't Fall Down
By Elizabeth Rowan Keith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dedicated to those who have been trapped in abuse, this is the story of one girl's survival. Escaping into books, she is able to endure until she reaches adulthood, when she walks out of her troubling past and into the promise of her own future.
Zoofari
By Amanda Bybee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,820. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Jaime Needham can't see anything at night, but she has a grand vision to protect the animals of the San Francisco Zoo from the people of her city. When 16-year-old, Jaime, gets her hands on the Master Zoo Key to rescue research study members at SF's Zoofari from an ill-fated venture into the Tigers' den, she develops the courage to find her way out, on her own terms.
Snapshots from Home, Stories from Dysfunctional High School
By AngelDunworth1
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,720. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Erin Go Bragh Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This collection of micro-minis cover topics such as sexting, drug abuse, emotional abuse, divorce, suicide, teen sexuality and prostitution in schools, among other serious issues affecting teens today. These stories are blunt, yet not graphic and helps aid open discussions between teens and parents. Written from a teens point of view, they are sure to intrigue the reader and bring attention....
Peace for Derek
By Reba Hudson
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After spending much of his time alone, Derek begins to receive a lot of unwanted attention from the boys' basketball team. When bullying pushes him to his breaking point, Derek will pay the ultimate price for a little peace.
Unclouded Day
By William Woodall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,160. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Brian had always believed there had to be something more out there than just the dull and humdrum world he was used to. So when something magical was suddenly dropped in his lap, he wasn’t at all disbelieving, as some people might have been. When reality is harsh, you learn very quickly to look beyond it. This beautiful novel of love and redemption will make you ponder what truly matters.
FireHouse
By Dave Conifer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,200. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Zach Bowie has been wrestling for years. It was something to do when he wasn't singing lead in his rock band. That all changes when the 171-pounder is injured and Zach is thrust into the starting lineup. He's surprised that the exhilaration of walking onto the mat feels as good as the rush he gets on stage. Maybe even better. How far could he go if he wasn't smoking three packs of Marlboros a day?