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Iris: The American Dream Series Book One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,120. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
12-year-old Iris Beekman loves her life in Holland. But then Mom moves Iris and her siblings move to California to start their new life. Can Iris’s brother get his 3-part plan to reunite their parents off the ground in time to break up Dad and his girlfriend? How will Iris handle it when Mom starts dating a fellow professor? And will the family pull together or fall apart when tragedy strikes?
Sprainter
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 31,230. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015 by Fine Form Press. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
When MrE, an idealist street artist and acolyte, leads the citizens of a politically and religiously oppressed dystopic city to the truth of their existence, the military regime targets him for elimination. But when he is suddenly discovered by a pretty street artist named OZone, revealing the truth takes on a whole new importance. Love will set them free. Or will it?
From Mumbai to Peshawar
You set the price! Words: 21,390. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Mashups
Two stories, one narrated as a terrorist, the other as a victim. The first work of fiction, based on true life incidents, written in an attempt to unite the youth of India and Pakistan for a movement against terrorism.
All the Skies I will not See: A Novella
Series: A Touch of Cinnamon. Price: $1.51 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015 by Petra F. Bagnardi. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
It takes 7 seconds to crash. It takes 3 seconds to fall in love. It takes an infinite moment to let go. David Medwin's life is fading away, and all he can think about is what it means to be alive. An intense story about life, death and, most of all, love. (Ages 17+)
Faded (The Flicker Effect, Book 3)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
When an anonymous email threatens to reveal her secret, Biz must decide if flickering is all it’s cracked up to be, or if she needs to stop. Forever.
Becoming Sarah
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,130. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Imagine waking up in a body that's not your own. Now imagine you've inherited the life of a model-perfect young woman with a trust fund and a hot boyfriend. For 16-year-old Jamie Lumley -- broke, overweight, plain, and with an alcoholic mother -- this seems like a dream come true. But maybe stepping into a new body and a new life is not as easy as it seems?
Love and a .38
Price: Free! Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Love and a .38 is a short story about love and consequences. When a 17 year old boy gets his girlfriend pregnant, he decides that the only way out of his predicament is to commit suicide. Going through with it, however, proves more difficult than thinking about it, and he weighs his options while pondering on the hardest decision in his short life: to pull the trigger or not…?
Capricious (Before I Break, #0.5)
Price: Free! Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
In this haunting prequel short story to Alec John Belle's novel, BEFORE I BREAK, Jake struggles with the idea of religion, discrimination, homosexuality, and life as he deals with an obvious mental illness.
Amrita
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,820. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Sixteen year old Amrita leads a double life: high school student by day, wife by night; trapped in two different worlds, the American and traditional Indian cultures are about to collide.
The Good Young Days
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Get them reading, thinking, talking and creating! These bibliotherapy resource books are carefully written and formatted to accomplish these goals in behalf of a youth development strategy that has been found to be an effective means of getting young people involved in the kinds of interactions and activities that make them accessible to positive influence from caring adults, lay or professional.
Silently Still
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,370. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
One winter, the world as she knows it changes. Jacinta becomes aware of her own mortality, and how fragile her existence truly is. Alone and frightened; to live or die, the choice is hers.
Learning to Be Lilly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,870. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Open Books Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Lilly Moore is in her last semester of middle school. Following the death of her grandmother, Lilly questions if she really wants to become an adult. The new millennium seems strange and uncertain, with tragedies such as Columbine. However, with the support of her parents, teachers, a new friend, and the memory of her grandmother, she begins to recognize her strengths and who she is.
Transmissions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,380. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Charlie picks up unusual transmissions on his grandfather's old radio. Every morning and every evening, a woman’s deep, monotonous voice recites a series of seemingly random numbers. The numbers change every day, and Charlie can’t figure out what they mean. As he and his best friend, Jenny, unravel the mystery behind the messages, Charlie realizes he has a bigger problem on his hands.
Inclusion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
After ten years of being treated as inferior in her own home, Linny Matthews finally decides to find her own way in life.
Una serata come le altre
Price: Free! Words: 520. Language: Italian. Published: May 2, 2015 by ZeugmaPad. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Una sera d’estate. Un ritrovo tra amici, le sensazioni di un adolescente che prova a nascondere l’attrazione per una ragazza.
Wash Me Away
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,530. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A girl, haunted by abuse, gets a second chance. A chance to start over. Sometimes though, when the pain is bad enough, it's hard to learn how to be anything except a victim.
It's Just a Game
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The disturbing tale of a troubled twelve year old boy who discovers that outsmarting a bully can have unexpected repercussions.
Mullumbimby Madness #2
Price: Free! Words: 20,340. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Mark Laidler. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
More Intrigue . . . hijinks . . . laughter . . . they're all immersed in the story of Mullumbimby Madness #2. This inventive narrative invites students into the world of Neil Dobbs, adolescent school student, who has the knack of being on the spot to witness the oddest events.
A Close Encounter Of a Different Kind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,280. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is about a young girl (of about 11) who (thanks to her brother’s comments) thinks Dracula and vampires are real and are after her.
Hangover Holidays
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,180. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Seventeen-year-old, Darcy Gallatin hates the Christmas holidays because her alcoholic father always ruins them for the whole family. But this year, Darcy is determined to make the season special for her ten-year-old brother, regardless of how hard her father tries to sabotage it. Disaster strikes when her dad injures Darcy’s horse, Whisky. Can Darcy ever forgive her father....