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The Invincible Alex Xavier by Che Parker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,150. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The first in a trilogy, Alex Xavier is a vivid coming-of-age story set in Kansas City in 1989. Narrated by a 12-year-old boy, Alex Xavier depicts the life of a struggling inner city family. The narrator longs to be a superhero, and he discovers that his street art may be his family's way out of the ghetto. Success comes, but now he realizes he has a new mission. And nothing will ever be the same.
Omega by Lizzy Ford
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,440. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In a modern world ruled by territorial Greek gods, humanity has been oppressed nearly destroyed by the constant infighting of gods. But a human girl with the power of a god is coming of age. Alessandra is the Oracle of Delphi and bears the mark of the double omega. Soon after she turns eighteen, Alessandra is told her destiny: to step between the warring gods and the human race and save her world.
Daron's Guitar Chronicles: Volume Four by Cecilia Tan
Series: Daron's Guitar Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 143,850. Language: American English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Continuing the tale of Daron and his band Moondog Three as he struggles with his sexuality and fame. The year is 1989, the band is taking off, and Daron has sworn off sleeping with Ziggy. But they're about to undertake a major, two-month summer tour, living in the same tour bus day after day. No, that won't be awkward and stress-inducing at all, will it? But sometimes love blossoms under duress...
Choices Made: Missouri or Misery by Christine McMahon
Series: Choices Made, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,030. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Choices Made: Missouri or Misery is the third book in the Choices Made Series chronicling the life of Jamy MacGregor, aka: Lord Chance. Join Jamy as he travels from his life on the streets to the villas of Paris while following his dream of becoming a famous artist - can he make it or will his past bring him down?
Something Like Winter by Jay Bell
Series: Something Like..., Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,550. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » 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.
Fall To You by Lexi Ryan
Series: Here and Now, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,520. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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.
Comeback Road: A Rock and Roll Adventure by Nolan Whyte
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,290. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Comeback Road is loaded with beers, bars, and guitars. Terry is a washed-up rock musician looking to get his career back on track. He finds a few young players to back him up, and in no time he's in a van, crossing the continent on a tour full of drinking, fighting, falling in love, and breaking up bands. A hilarious look at the hard-luck heroes of rock, Comeback Road is endlessly entertaining.
Road to Nowhere by Matthew Day
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,120. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Sometimes it's the little things that make a difference. A game of Scrabble, an act of forgiveness, a rainbow.
A River in a Bottle by Mark Lutenbacher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,340. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(4.00 from 1 review)
A charming little story about a summer spent growing up in southern Louisiana.
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 » Literature » 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?
Midheaven by Ken Kuhlken
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,200. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010 by Hickey's Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the early 1970's, high school senior Jodi McGee turns from drugs and boys to Christ, but soon thereafter falls for her English teacher. As a result, tragedies test her will, her faith, and her sanity. Finalist for the Ernest Hemingway Award for best first-published novel. "The pace, clarity and assurance of Midheaven made it a pleasure to read." Anne Tyler
Stories for Amanda by Kelly Elliott, Kahlen Aymes Books, Inc, Michelle A. Valentine, Jessica Prince, Karina Halle, Nina Lane, Madeline Sheehan, Karen Avivi, Alexa Nazzaro, & Raine Miller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,740. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Amanda Todd Foundation. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Amanda Todd wanted to share her story with other kids and let them know they should never be punished for who they are. AmandaToddLegacy.org reaches out to kids in need, and provides resources for finding help. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated toward that vision. 16 bestselling authors offer a new story or scene from their most popular series for this worthy cause.
Into The Fire by Michele G Miller
Series: Wrecked. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,720. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
At fifteen, an accident turned my world upside down. Scarred in every way possible, I shut down, finding comfort by self-inflicting pain. For too long, the story of my life has been one of horror. I want my fairy tale. I want my prince, my happily ever after. The question is, does it want me?
Babysitting Socrates by Carl Damhesel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In a time of change and turmoil in late sixties America, a boy discovers love and choices. Love of a girl, love of his friends and his world.
Scar Jewelry by Sue Perry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 6 reviews)
What do we really know about our parents or the ways they shape us? For twins Deirdre and Langston, 20, the answer is: not enough. With their father long dead, and their mother now in a coma, they realize they don't even know whom to notify. In fact, they understand almost nothing about their mother. They delve into her life and uncover secrets that revise the past and transform the future.
Here by Eric Marier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,220. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Twenty-four year-old Sam Henderson is asked to housesit La Porte Grise, a Gothic Revival mansion, and invites Michelle Lowery to stay with him. When Michelle keeps seeing a face staring out from a fourth floor window - a face belonging to someone no one can find or explain - Sam begins to ponder whether Michelle is losing her grip on reality or if La Porte Grise hides a secret all its own.
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