Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

The Roman and the Runaway
Series: Hawley Lodge stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 42,010. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(3.50 from 6 reviews)
Having a good family friend as your headmaster might sound ideal, but for Luke Brownlow it just makes life even more complicated...
Unplugged
Price: Free! Words: 157,200. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
What might Holden Caulfield be like if he lived in the 21st Century media-infested environment? What if he does something so naughty that his parents severely punish him by taking away all his electronic devices? "Unplugged" takes place in contemporary Durham, North Carolina, and follows a few weeks in the life of a 17-year-old, Sterling Eumorfopoulos, a Mensa-registered genius.
A Family Legacy: The Watson Works
Price: Free! Words: 52,840. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » 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.
Amazed by her Grace, Book II
Price: Free! Words: 118,430. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
(5.00 from 1 review)
APRIL 2015 EDITION! For anyone who’s ever had a crush on a teacher comes the story of Tracy, a shy and abused teen from the projects who suddenly finds herself in a posh private school, and Grace, the coach who offers the girl a chance to join the school's inner circle of privileged athletes. What Tracy doesn't know about the beautiful Miss Grace is that not everything that glitters is gold.
Scholarship
Price: Free! Words: 102,880. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Rocks Preparatory School for Boys lived in its own world. 140 odd boys and 16 teaching staff inhabited the school, mostly isolated from the outside world not just by the boundaries but also by the society they formed for themselves. Like all communities, most conformed, but some did not. A story of friendship and loss at a 1960s boarding school.
Enchantment (The Channie Series Book One)
Series: Channie, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 109,510. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(4.35 from 20 reviews)
A lovable teenage mage and a BMX racer with a killer smile are frustrated by the chastity spell her parents cast to “protect her virtue.” So when they learn a blood-stained, magical book could break the curse, lust overrules logic. They ignore the warning signs of dark magic and unleash a malevolent force with the power to destroy everything they love … including each other.
Besserwisser: A Novel (The Know-It-Alls)
Price: Free! Words: 70,500. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Munich, 1990: American expat slacker Gordy Ford poses as a top Hitler scholar, all to impress a girl. Stuck in his scam, Gordy soon thinks he's stumbled onto a shocking historical discovery that's made him the target of a wannabe Neo-Nazi and shady Russian mafia. There's comedy, satire, and a rowdy plot. Everyone's an impostor, and all get exposed despite their best efforts.
Playing the 'Son' Card
Price: Free! Words: 31,530. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Troy lost his father at age 9. Ever since then, he’s been steadily losing confidence in himself and his ability to make his way in the world. Troy is increasingly the target of bullies at school and he’s just hanging on. He hates school and socializing has become torture. Now age 12, he has one chance to change his life and start new. Will he meet the challenge or will he remain a victim?
Convenient Love
Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(1.75 from 4 reviews)
Penny works in her father's store while she studies business part-time. She alternates between fantasizing about co-worker Shawn Moore. and planning her escape. Shawn works to support his disabled mother. He refuses to look closely at Penny because she deserves better. When Penny's grandmother has a stroke, her escape plans are postponed. Can Shawn give Penny a reason to stay?
The Great Shark Hunt
Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
As if battling a fifteen-foot Great White Shark off the coast of Northern California wasn't enough, Jack McClure must fend off his marine biologist friend who is hitting on the girl of his dreams. Will Jack find his voice in time to land the shark and the girl?
Hacker School Trilogy
Series: cyberhug.me ยท Hacktivism, Speculative Fiction Stories, Post-Apocalyptic Short Stories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,140. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(1.00 from 1 review)
The revised edition of Hacker School, now a trilogy with the addition of two new stories. ~ In a dystopian world, who will decide the future of mankind? "Your life is a burning match. Ignite a bonfire." - Allan R. Wallace
Struggles of a Country boy
Price: Free! Words: 73,180. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the fictionalized story of the author's growing up years during the 1950s. It is the story of a troubled boy, a dysfunctional family and how the boy learned to cope with the adversities life threw at him. It was the time when it was generally thought the ideal way to raise a boy was to live in the country, give him a dog, a .22 rifle and let him roam the open fields and woods.
Summer
Price: Free! Words: 165,050. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Summer is a time for love, sorrow, joy and pain – but mostly, it is a time for change. Summer is the season from which all memories flow. For Maggie and Peter, the summer of 1968 is one that changed their lives forever. For Jenny and Tom, the summer of 1979 is the one that will be remembered most. Two couples - one married the other childhood friends - separated by years, but inexorably linked.
Raisinheart
Price: Free! Words: 16,620. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(3.00 from 1 review)
Three stories of a lonely youth. Jimmy Kruzel's bad luck is that his worst enemies are always his best friends, or is it the other way around, and that sometimes his darkest hours seem to come right after the dawn. In tales more bitter than sweet, Jimmy finds that you can attract more flies with honey than you can with vinegar, but really, who wants to attract flies anyway?
Drums: a Novel
Price: Free! Words: 58,150. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 1 review)
Told from a drummer's point of view, Drums: a Novel chronicles a small-time 80s rock band's run at making it big-time. The story moves from San Luis Obispo to Lake Tahoe, where the band chases the ultimate gig. Drums celebrates those musicians who achieve commercial success, as well as the 99.99% who give it their all, only to fall short from attaining mega record deals and glitz-glam fame.
Lost in Me
Series: Here and Now, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 65,420. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(3.00 from 1 review)
When an injury leaves Hanna Thompson without her last year of memories, her life seems perfect—right down to an engagement ring from Max Hallowell, her life-long crush. Does she have the life she always wanted or is it a façade propped up by secrets she doesn’t know she has? She needs answers, but the only person who has them is Nate Crane, the sexy rocker who wants her for himself.
Now They Call Me Gunner
Price: Free! Words: 90,880. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.82 from 11 reviews)
In the summer of '71, between high school and university, Phil takes a job as a short-order cook in his home town in upstate New York. When the waitress's ex-husband is murdered, the police suspect Randal, a Viet Nam vet who is the head cook. To help Randal prove his innocence, Phil is dragged into the world of outlaw motorcycle gangs and drug dealers.
Running Wide Open
Series: Full Throttle, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 96,600. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011 by Webfoot Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
(4.00 from 1 review)
When 15-year-old Cody gets shipped off to live with his uncle, Race, he's sure he'll be in for the same disappointment and abuse he's gotten from every other adult in his life. The last thing he expects is for Race and his speedway buddies to become the family he's always longed for. But can Cody get a handle on his super-charged temper before it messes up his last chance to get his life on track?
Not Today, But Someday
Series: Emi Lost & Found, Prequel . Price: Free! Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In December of 1994, Emi Hennigan discovered her father's infidelity. It was in that same month that Nate Wilson's first girlfriend broke up with him. Both heartbroken and jaded in their own ways, Emi and Nate became fast friends. This is how their story began.
The Bed
Price: Free! Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Short Story One man's journey through coming out, estrangement and forgiveness.