Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues

The First Twenty
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,490. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Humanity was nearly wiped out when a series of global disasters struck, but pockets of survivors have managed to thrive and are starting to rebuild society. Peyton lives with others in what used to be a factory. When her adopted father is murdered by Scavengers, she is determined to bring justice to those who took him away from her. She didn’t count on meeting Nixie.
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.
Hometown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Border Baker thinks he's perfectly content in New Mexico, his home for the last three years. But when his father inherits his childhood home in Minnesota and decides to move them again, Border feels he's being held prisoner and force-fed a hometown. People in the town haven't forgotten that his dad fled to Canada rather than serve in the Army in Vietnam, and Border becomes a target of their anger.
Revolutions of the Heart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Outspoken 17-year-old Cory Knutson faces the most difficult year of her life -- dealing with the death of her beloved mother and the racism she discovers in her own hometown. Friends and neighbors in her small Wisconsin town have become bitterly divided over Indian treaty rights, and when Cory starts dating an American-Indian boy, Mac, she becomes a target of the townspeople's bigotry.
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.
Until I’m Safe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,840. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Does she stay and possibly get shot by her crazed father or run into the storm of the century, Hurricane Katrina? Marguerite Aucoin has no choice but to run! Like the fiction heroine she writes about, a teen named Toots Gentry, Marguerite must be brave, despite the fact she’s lost both hearing aids and is virtually deaf.
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.
Tiger Lily of Bangkok in London
Series: Thriller ยท Tiger Lily. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,920. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
After the devastating effect her rampage had on her own life and the citizens of Bangkok in her early days as a medical student there, Lily's life quietened, and she settled down to her studies. After two years, she won a scholarship to work in Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital in London One day she reads an article that re-awakens old Demons in her, but can she control them?
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.
Contract City
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,860. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A Young Adult Thrill Ride Sara Paige Christie is searching for a documentary subject to propel her from college hopeful to full filmmaker, and she's set her eyes on the graffiti tag "WH2RR??" She knows there's more beneath the surface, but will she uncover the truth before the police--and the taggers--catch up with her?
Mullumbimby Madness #2
Price: Free! Words: 20,340. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Barry Klemm. 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.
Taking the Stand
Series: Crossfire Trilogy. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,800. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
There’s a time for justice. Then there’s a time for action. And Jonathan Cooper knows exactly what time it is.
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.
Heirloom (Seed Savers)
Series: Seed Savers, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,300. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
In this third installment of the futuristic Seed Savers series, Lily travels cross-country searching for her missing father who led a failed rebellion before she was born. Clare and Dante, meanwhile, enjoy life on a farm in Canada while learning more of the shocking history of how gardening became illegal in the United States.
The Love Quad
Series: Saffron Stories Novels, Saffron Stories Novel Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,780. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by In the Stacks Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Emma Saffron is back in The Love Quad. As a college sophomore in California, she meets her gay best friend, Spencer, who struggles with his sexuality, Guy, who has almost zero confidence, and Alexis, her smart and savvy roommate, whose New York upbringing gave her too much. Emma's new love story is a girls who like boys, who like boys, who like girls, who like girls dilemma.
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....
Kristal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,080. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Kristal, a homeless teenager, and Donna, a program assistant in a homeless center, become friends. Kristal faces multiple challenges of living on the streets, but she is helped by Donna. Donna discovers that her pregnant teenage friend is being physically abused . The two young women become close, until two detectives show up at the homeless center and Donna learns the sad news about her friend.
The Art of Raising Hell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,010. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age
“There are some people that walk around on two feet and others like me that run on all four.” To most people, that’s a bold statement. I just wish I’d been the one to say it, but I wasn’t. In fact, until a few days ago, I wasn’t even sure what it meant.
The Other Side of Eve
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 199,800. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
An enchanting narrative that shares two grand and abstract tales as one singular journey. A premonition is forewarned. Now it’s a race against time for young Evelin to find solace and peace within herself before her anxieties bring eternal darkness into her life and manifest as tyranny and terror, in the metaphysical realm of Princess Belleny Vera's Mare-Marie.
By-Pass, Breaking the Pattern #3
Series: Breaking the Pattern. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,220. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
It’s better when she’s happy. Bobby is a geeky teen who is convinced that his new foster home is everything he has ever hoped for. His foster mom Katya is so different than any he has ever had; but as her behavior becomes more and more unpredictable and disturbing, he comes to realize that both he and Katya’s daughter Zane are in trouble.