Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Barefoot in the City of Broken Dreams
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 » Literature » 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.
A River in a Bottle
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.
Smoke Damage
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 77,630. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Smoke Damage is a work of narrative nonfiction whose heroine, a young mother raising children in a post-9/11 world, recounts growing up in circumstances where all that was stable and familiar change drastically, but in ways closer to home. When one parent retreats into chronic illness and alcoholism, the other takes on a secret lifestyle, leaving the narrator to cope with issues beyond her age
Amazed by her Grace, Book III
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 95,960. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » Literature » 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.
The Thing I Didn't Know I Didn't Know
Series: Russel Middlebrook: The Futon Years, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,520. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Twenty-three-year-old Russel Middlebrook searches for the secret to gay life and love in trendy Seattle. A "new adult" novel by the author of the gay teen classic, Geography Club.
Chet: Strength Beyond Our Own
Series: Chet, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 183,590. Language: American English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
At 14, David Saunders’ father walks out, leaving him to look after his mother and sister. A terrible accident takes his mentor, leaving nothing but Chet, an old ’64 Chevy pickup David doesn’t even know how to drive. Destitute, David and his family must hold things together in the face of the most brutal Idaho winter in the past hundred years. Can Chet deliver one more desperately needed miracle?
Chet: Whispers From the Past
Series: Chet, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 168,780. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Chet is a battered old ‘64 Chevy pickup that was there on the night Charles’ life imploded. For nearly 30 years, it has been locked away in an old barn, safely out of sight if not completely out of mind. For decades, Charles has blamed the old pickup for the destruction of his life, now he’s about to find that the vehicle that destroyed his life may be the key to bringing him back into the light.
Know Not Why: A Novel
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?
The Scribe's Daughter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,990. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Usurped foreign thrones, vengeful noblemen, hardship, trauma and danger… Is information about Kassia’s past, about the mysteries of her family’s history, reward enough to face a future she doesn’t want? Only an unyielding inner strength will help her survive, and only then will she discover that contrary to her prior beliefs, she is not defined by external things, that she is worthy to be loved.
All For This
Series: Here and Now, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In book 3 of the Here and Now series, a spin-off of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling New Hope series, Hanna Thompson must decide if she can commit to one man while still trying to let go of another.
Fall To You
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.
The Battle of Neuschwanstein
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,860. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bazan lives both in Real World and in cyberspace. There are strange things both places, among them; girls. He builds the magnificent castle Neuschwanstein for the annual Spring Games. Bazan and his tribe have to fight for their kingdom. During the game, he gets to know the mysterious Lady Mer.
Wolverine's Daughter
Series: The Wolverine's Daughter. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,270. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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.
F-ing Crazy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,070. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Meet Florida farm boys and best friends Ian Sherrard and Paul Gazette, proud drunks and even prouder womanizers by the age of 15. Vivid, fast-paced storytelling brimming with unforgettable characters, J.W. Fallon's F-ing Crazy is a hilarious, honest and often disturbing coming of age tale told through the skewed lenses of young men undergoing a hormonal blitzkrieg.
Good Intentions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,010. Language: American English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bev Ransom has a secret. Her family has a secret, too. When her father dies, Rene Lawson, Bev's employer, is there for Bev. Then one day, Bev goes to work and by evening Rene is dead. Strange people show up at Rene's funeral. It's easier to delve into the mystery surrounding Rene than to deal with her own secrets until she finds that no one is who they claim to be. Who can Bev trust?
The Muse
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,340. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Jane Knoll creates an online alter ego and starts to follow her co-worker, Eva, on Twitter. Face-to-face, Jane is nothing more than Eva’s nondescript, clumsy co-worker—a social catastrophe. But, behind the safety of her laptop screen, she becomes confident and empowered. The problem? Can she live the rest of her life as an alter ego?