Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Know Not Why: A Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,650. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Howie gets a job at a hokey arts ‘n crafts store to meet girls. Instead, he meets Arthur. Sure, Arthur is smart and charming and has distractingly magnificent eyelashes, but there’s no getting away from one troublesome fact: he’s a dude. And Howie, who’s spent the past twenty-two years being strictly unexceptional, isn’t about to shake up his whole (mediocre) existence now. ... Right?
Atom Heart John Beloved
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 66,580. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Atom Heart John Beloved chronicles the lives of two boys who become friends at age thirteen. The story is told by eighteen-year-old John, who quietly whispers to his best friend one night in bed, "Do me." John's narrative voice is one of the most unique in gay literature. Atom Heart John Beloved is literate, intimate, erotic, and delightful, delivering unexpected moments of grace.
In Our Midst
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,640. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Stanton, Indiana, in 1990, is a town in which people love their kids, joke with their mayor, attend church, and support the Wood Carving Festival. But, one boy is growing up with a secret that he unknowingly shares with another son of the community, a soldier in the Korean War who died the day he came home.
Nathan's Story
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,930. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Luke Hartwell, author of the award-winning novel Atom Heart John Beloved, returns with a second look at its characters with Nathan narrating. Readers of the first book will find some situations familiar, but Nathan is not John, and his story is his own. Hartwell's unexpected plot twists will surprise and delight, all the while remaining true to his fundamental theme: love as a state of grace
Crimson Son
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,950. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Nineteen-year-old Spencer Harrington is the son of the Crimson Mask, the world's most powerful superhero. Since witnessing his mother's abduction two years ago, he's been confined to his father's arctic bunker. When the “Icehole” comes under attack by a rampaging robot, Spencer is forced to launch into his father's dangerous world of weaponized human beings known as Augments.
The Harvest of Reason
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
African American Ph.D. student Maddie Hawkins loves science, but the world of academia is a minefield of sexism, racism and egoism. Blue-eyed graduate student John Pitts is a cocky genius, an individualist and a lady’s man; everything Maddie disapproves of. Yet the heart leads you where reason would forbid, "and when the fire of love is ablaze" it burns "to ashes the harvest of reason."
The Price of Love
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Series: The Legacy Series, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,620. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Legacy Series family saga continues into the Edwardian era. Each character has paid the price for innocence and deception. Now discover the price paid for love.
The Wrong Side of the Tracks - Book 2
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Series: The Wrong Side of the Tracks, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,040. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
14 year old Stephen soon finds himself in love with Kristine, one of the prettiest girls in his class. Kristine appears to like him, too, but Stephen learns she "belongs" to a big, mean football player who's three years older. Despite warnings from his best friend, Stephen moves ahead anyway. Will Stephen allow himself to be shoved into the background, or will he win the girl he truly loves?
The Romeo Boys: A Rock 'n Roll Odyssey
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,690. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Hoping they'll never be caught, Bobby Masters and his imposter band work cowboy bars and tiny college dances during the summer of 1964, pretending to be The Romeos, a popular group with a real hit record. But fate, along with a go-go dancing sorority girl, turns these young men and their notions of love and the future upside-down in this coming-of-age story.
EyeLeash: A Blog Novel (teenage memoir, coming of age, internet romance, sexting)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
Jade Ashton is a sassy virgin. In her blog, she vents about "fitting in" a superficial world. Suddenly all logic flies out the window when she meets Novan: the former geek, who's morphed into a delicious songwriter-musician. EyeLeash captures self-discovery in the 2000s, and showcases the intricate drama in two youths' relentless search for themselves--and what's really in their hearts.
Amazed by her Grace, Book III
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 92,200. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
(4.00 from 1 review)
For any teacher who’s ever had a student pet comes the story of Grace, the admired P.E. teacher and coach whose wall of fascinating aloofness and privacy begins to fall when she meets the shy, disarming, gifted student athlete Tracy. What the beautiful Miss Grace doesn't want Tracy to find out is that not everything that glitters in Grace's life is gold.
Fall To You
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Series: Here and Now, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,490. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
In book 2 of the Here and Now series, a spin-off of Lexi Ryan's New York Times and USA Today bestselling New Hope series, Hanna Thompson finds herself torn between the man who stole her heart and wants to let her go and the man who broke her heart and wants to be her future.
Un amour de jeunesse
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: French. Published: March 7, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Un amour de jeunesse évoque diverses passions : l’amour des deux jeunes gens, Adolphe Bauche et Marie Clavert, l’orpheline recueillie par la mère du jeune homme ou la colère et l’indignation de madame Bauche, prête à tout pour empêcher son héritier de convoler avec une jeune fille pleine de qualités, certes, mais sans le sou...
Wolverine's Daughter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,060. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Wolverine’s Daughter is hard-tempered by her struggle to survive in the hostile Keturan mountains; she knows nothing of the Outlands, or of her father...or of the curse behind her puzzling clumsiness. But she’s about to find out what it means to visit those Outlands...and they’re about to find out what it means to have her.
Michael
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Ben cannot keep his mind off the handsome young man sitting at the back of his world literature class. He fantasizes and fantasizes, and then he acts. An amorous, hysterical, and ridiculously unusual tale by the acclaimed author of Atom Heart John Beloved, Nathan's Story, and Locomotives in Winter.
Second Chance
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,490. Language: American English. Published: May 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Stephanie Davis had her future planned out: education with scholarship, a nursing career, and then marriage, but her future suddenly takes a downward spiral when she discovers she is pregnant with her high school sweetheart. She is yet to experience her first period.
The Smiling Stallion Inn (Legends of Arria, Vol. 1)
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Series: Legends of Arria, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 126,630. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
In a restrained, tight-knit fantasy village, the adopted son of the local innkeeper wants to propose to the wealthy merchant's daughter at the Courtship ritual, but family, former lovers, and past scandals get in the way as the evil minions of Doomba seek to destroy the tiger of light before he can arise.
These Darkened Streets
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The eleven stories in These Darkened Streets play on the foggy boundary between horror and magical realism . You'll find shivers here, dear reader, and other, more thought-provoking flights of imagination all set in small towns with dark, quiet streets...
Trevanian's Leap
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Series: The Penwinnard Stories, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Frank has been at Penwinnard Boys' Home for four months. But now he is facing new challenges - a new school, a new place to live, and he would lose the friends he'd made at Penwinnard. He'd never really had friends before...
Uncharted: Story for a Shipwright
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,490. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When a peculiar young woman shows up at the Wesley House Bed and Breakfast with far-fetched tales of shipwrecks and survival, shipwright Sam Wesley isn’t sure if Marlena is incredibly imaginative or just plain delusional. Her strangeness is a fresh breeze in his stagnant life, but the competition for her heart is fierce, while Sam’s own tumultuous past jeopardizes his only chance at happiness.