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Something Like Winter by Jay Bell
Series: Something Like..., Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,570. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Coming of age(4.83 from 6 reviews)
When Tim meets recklessly brave Benjamin Bentley, a whole new world opens up to him—love, sex, warmth…home. Certain that society won’t understand what they have together, Tim struggles to protect their relationship. As his lies push Ben away, Tim learns that the greatest enemy can come from within. Something Like Winter is the companion novel to Something Like Summer.
Barefoot in the City of Broken Dreams by Brent Hartinger
Series: Russel Middlebrook: The Futon Years, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,520. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Coming of age
Russel Middlebrook, gay and 24, has moved to Los Angeles with his boyfriend to try to make it as a screenwriter. But working in Hollywood isn't anything like it is in the movies, and Russel grows increasingly desperate to learn the secret to Tinseltown success. A "new adult" companion novel to 2014's The Thing I Didn't Know I Didn't Know, by the author of the gay teen classic, Geography Club.
Amazed by her Grace, Book III by Janet Walker
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 95,960. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 1 review)
APRIL 2015 EDITION! 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.
White Man Book by Robin Wyatt Dunn
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 20,300. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
WHITE MAN BOOK is part jeremiad, part expose, part prose poetry novel. It endeavors to wrestle with the implications of our beloved James Baldwin’s observation that the white man is the “real nigger baby."
It's All Over But The Shouting! by Paco Jones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 181,260. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 1 review)
*** Updated 3-2016 - please update your copies - Thank you for your support! *** This is the long expected sequel to "These Girls Can Play". Unlike the original, it has no adult content. I didn't want that distraction in telling this story. The love is still here, but there are other issues to talk about. It ends as it begins...
Shadows of Memories (Baxter Academy) by Jane Charles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,930. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
Jenna Ferguson knows exactly what sort of player Cole Harper is. And now he's turned his sights on her, though she has no idea why since he never seemed to even know she existed until now. * If there's one thing Cole Harper knows, it's that Jenna Ferguson needs someone to lean on, someone to love her, and that someone really should be him.
Looking Within: A Man's Journey to Find Himself by Andrew T Locke
Series: Jake's Wanderings, Vol. 1. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 63,940. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jake, a young man from Nebraska who's coming of age, fails out of college and moves back into his mom's house. They constantly fight, and Jake runs away from home by hitchhiking. He gets picked up by an older man, Joey. This is the tale of their road trip & how Jake finds himself. Jake decides to return home, and Joey drives to the correct house without directions. How does he know which house?!
Please Don't Eat the Penguins by Robert P. Hansen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,030. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age
The earth has experienced a catastrophic environmental disaster that has left much of the world uninhabitable, and humanity has begun to colonize the solar system. Offworld postings are at a premium, and this year Moon Base has two openings—and six candidates. The testing of these candidates is usually routine, but not this time. This time, Meg Arnold is involved….
Sweet Sorrow by Tricia Drammeh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,290. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Rowan earns the part of Juliet in the school play, but it’s impossible to concentrate on her lines when her crush is cast as Romeo. Eddie is a fallen football hero who has lost the respect of his peers and earned the animosity of Rowan's father, the high school football coach. Eddie's tarnished past collides with Rowan's dark secrets, and suddenly, the whole school becomes a stage.
Love Sex & Other Games (Part 1) by Cheryl McIntyre
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Coming of age
I was supposed to marry the girl across the street—my lifelong best friend and the love of my life, Roselyn Metz. So why am I playing best man at her wedding? One too many drinks and a vindictive one-night stand lead to a disastrous wedding toast. But it also leads me to her—Emerson Metz—Roselyn’s younger sister, now all grown up and just as brokenhearted over her sister’s new marriage as I am.
Ruminations by Debbie McGowan
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: British English. Published: February 14, 2015 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Coming of age
Josh Sandison has waited his whole life to go to university. Gifted—and bullied for being different—he hopes it will be a change for the better. Instead he encounters the unexpected, when strange things start happening in his room. When Sean Tierney arrives at university, three days late and broke, the two strike up an unlikely friendship. But can they solve the spooky mystery of the third floor?
A Family Legacy: The Watson Works by Wilson James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,840. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Another tragedy has struck the Watson family and now the only thing left is the family business. Connor, the younger of the teen brothers, must try to make the tough decisions that will keep things going. Can Connor deal with his profound loss and prevent a similar tragedy when he has the chance? Can he find happiness and make a new family? Join Connor in this story of adventure and courage.
The Landing by John Herrick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,570. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » General
The power of a song. It can ignite a heart, heal a soul—or for Danny Bale, resurrect a destiny. When songwriter Danny escaped to the Atlantic coast seven years ago, he laid to rest his affection for childhood friend Meghan Harting. Now haunted by an inner stronghold as memories resurface, Danny must create a masterpiece and battle to win the heart of the only woman who understands his music.
Gutter Child by Jeremy Bursey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,890. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
For the first eighteen years of his life, Jimmy Grogan has led a blissful existence of sweet ignorance. But on the day he leaves for college, he discovers a family secret that could upend every piece of cozy perfection he knows. Now he must solve the most unsettling mystery of his life: Has his family been living a lie?
The One: A Short Story by Teresa Lo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In "The One," a recent college graduate delays entering the real world by forming a drug and sex-fueled relationship with "The One," a boy her age who is nothing what he seems.
Know Not Why: A Novel by Hannah Johnson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 112,650. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Coming of age(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?
Fledgling Witch (Prequel to the Landers Saga) by Karen Nilsen
Series: The Landers Saga, Prequel. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Coming of age
A Prequel to the Landers Saga In the wake of her mother's death, young Safire fights for her footing as an artist and a witch in a skewed Renaissance world that punishes those who step outside its rigid boundaries. Can she defy the family she loves and still find happiness?
Stalled by C.R. Bruce
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Social media made it easy to find your ex, insult your enemies, and virtually punch someone in the face. In 1999 you had to go to your high school reunion. Set in the men's bathroom at a ten-year high school reunion, "Stalled" is a humorous story about regret, grudges, falling behind the curve, and having the guts to change your world when the chance presents itself.
The Wishing Star by Christopher Southers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,230. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The night teenagers Brandon and Salina sneak out to meet and make a promise to come together again at ‘their spot’ every five years, it forges a bond stronger than either of them could ever imagine. As the world moves on and the affection behind their complicated relationship grows deeper, and they find themselves pulled toward decisions that will change their lives forever.
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