Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues

How Real
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,290. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Sixteen-year-old Emmalyn's life is turned upside-down after she is bullied out of school for severely injuring one of the school's top athletes. Abandoned by her friends, she befriends Larissa, the sweet girl from across the street, and Drew, a hard-to-read boy with a knack for being too honest. While Larissa does everything in her power to keep Emmalyn afloat, Drew drags her down.
Out of the Blue: Birdy
Series: Out of the Blue, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Warning: The ’n’ word is used in this story for educational purposes, to illustrate the ugliness of racism. This poignant short story is part of a YA series telling the tales of so-called “military brats.” What readers are saying about OUT OF THE BLUE… “This is amazing!” AditiDankar “I’m dead. Literally dead. I love your writing so much. Please continue.” ebails32
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?
Just a Few Inches
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,250. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Carrie Roberts wants to be smaller so she can fit into the perfect dress for the Valentine’s Dance and look beautiful for her boyfriend. An overdose of weight loss pills solve her problem, but days later, her body is changing in ways that should be impossible. As her doctor searches for a cure, her incredible story intrigues the media. Her problems sure are growing...because Carrie is shrinking.
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: 73,870. 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: $4.99 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.
Everybody's Daughter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,610. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
After a family friend detonates a bomb during a political protest, the aftershocks continue to roil through 17-year-old Beamer Flynn's life. The first child born in a commune her parents helped form, Beamer has grown up under the watchful eye of all the people once involved in the now-disbanded commune. Beamer yearns to escape their constant presence...
Entre Lobos y Renegados
Price: Free! Words: 33,040. Language: Spanish. Published: May 22, 2015 by ManuPax Editores. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
¡ACOMPÁÑANOS EN ESTA AVENTURA SOBRENATURAL! Entre Lobos y Renegados narra la historia de cuatro muchachos que huyen de la civilización en búsqueda de un nuevo inicio en el bosque de Lagnon. La aparición de un misterioso personaje con conocimientos ancestrales cambiará sus vidas para siempre y los sumergirá en una dimensión que jamás creyeron posible.
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?
Danni
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,050. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
On probation, living in a group home, and doing her best to turn her life around, Danni Beaumont, high-school junior, is suddenly plunged into a nightmare that seemingly won't end, when a gang rape results in an unwanted pregnancy, and the perpetrators threaten harm to her beloved little sister if she does anything that might expose them. Rape and abortion issues: Not for children 12 and under.
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
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The disturbing tale of a troubled twelve year old boy who discovers that outsmarting a bully can have unexpected repercussions.