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Summertime Blues by B. R. Fleming
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 88,380. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Summertime Blues chronicles the coming-of-age of Peter Bennings as he weaves his way through high school and the "sturm und drang" of the teenage years. The novel simultaneously traces the “British invasion” and the emergence of Rock and Roll. Peter’s universal appeal, though, rests in his quest for answers to the ubiquitous questions about girls and sex and dating that no one will help answer.
Ruffled Feathers by Jason Blacker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Ruffled Feathers is a short novel exploring two days in the life of Mallard the unlikely hero. In Broken Beak Woods, it is illegal to fly above your ability. In fact, it is a crime punishable by clipping, the grisly punishment of losing the ability to fly. Not only was Mallard flying higher than he should, but he was also flying faster than he was allowed.
Fractured in this Killing Scene by Stevie Mach
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,540. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Coming of age
Rab and Tam are two Jack the Lads who like fun, women, and drink, in whatever order they appear. Unfortunately, they are unready yet to face the challenges and responsibilities that confront them in adult life. Each has their own major situation to contend with, and how they each cope and come to terms with these challenges dictates the kind of people they will eventually become...
All the Courses Run (An Equine Tale) by Becky Norman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,740. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When Anna Grant enters the world of show jumping, her dreams are crushed by a sinister man who brings out the darkness in her own soul.
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 » 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.
Fire Boy by Elvira Drake
Price: Free! Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Coming of age
Fire Boy is a short story about Jeremy Scott, a thirteen-year-old, bed-wetting pyromaniac with a grim home life and an awkward social life. What can become of such a sad creature?
Between These Walls by John Herrick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,260. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
Hunter Carlisle is a Christian, the man next door. He also hides an attraction to other men. When Hunter befriends Gabe Hellman, a handsome massage therapist, Hunter begins to reconsider the boundaries of attraction. Now Hunter must face the demons of his past and confront his long-held fears about reputation, sexual identity, and matters of soul in a story of faith, fire and restoration.
Rancher's Christmas by Jeanne Harrell
Series: Rancher. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,430. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Coming of age
Christmas on the Johnson ranch in Nevada promises to be memorable. All of Lily and Sandy's (Rancher's Girl) children will be home with their children. But there's tension too: Janie and Mandy are pregnant and due any minute. Financial troubles threaten the ranch and Anna's getting married, but not to Joey. When a snowstorm hits, Lily wonders if she can hold everything together or nothing at all.
Broken Family Portrait by David Lightfoot
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 290,310. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Educational
Robin Callbeck, a young man who was born with serious Cerebral Palsy, lives through family dysfunction and bullying in his childhood in order to be a successful radio personality. However, after he is successful, he sees more of the same in his own family and society, especially when one nephew is born severely retarded, and the spanking debate threatens to divide the family.
Choices Made: Fathers and Sons by Christine McMahon
Series: Choices Made, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,310. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(Book 2) After three years on the streets, Jamy MacGregor-aka: Lord Chance, tries to break free of his past to find a relationship with his biological father whom he has never met. Ideological dreams of family presses him toward a man who sees him as 'white trash'. Facing trauma, betrayal, and grave disappointment, Jamy wades through his ideas of family to make a demanding choice. Should he stay?
Drive by Jon Edgell
You set the price! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 3 reviews)
"Drive carefully, there’s a frost again tonight.” A short story from the prize winning author of "Resolution". A teenager asks his domineering father if he can borrow the car with dramatic consequences. "Drive is an edgy flash fiction contemporary family life story with a dash of mystery and a conclusion that lingers in your thoughts long after you’ve read ‘The End’." MDG
The Ghost of Atlanta by Julius J.E. Thompson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,500. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
In The Ghost of Atlanta, Andy Michael Pilgrim faces demons from his youth that haunted his life. These are the ghosts in the crawl spaces of his life; some are real and some supernatural.
Not Waving by K. A. Laity
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,470. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
It's the shiny happy 80s in Los Angeles, but Vida's mood couldn't be blacker. Never mind her writer's block, recent suicide attempt or the painful scrutiny of her colleagues, there's drinking to be done! When a cut-rate psychic releases a recurring nightmare, Vida decides it's time for a Vegas road trip. May the gods help anyone in her path...
All That Remains: a Newtonberg story by David Emprimo
Series: The Newtonberg stories, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,690. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Christian » General
A story of family, friendship, and first love in post-World War II Newtonberg.
The Fourth Man by Philip Matthews
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 87,140. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Coming of age
The novel is about the sentimental education of an Irish writer, Richard Butler. Given the limited possibilities of the biographical novel, Butler's early life is conveyed by means of sixteen episodes to indicate the intense aura of significance that can accompany certain moments in a life, so that some sense can be made of his life by tracing the connections between these events.
Sundog Gets Schooled by Thom Whalen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
Sundog is a fourteen-year-old boy who was raised on a houseboat by unconventional parents. They have never let him go to school or learn to read. When the family comes to San Diego for the winter, he decides that no one, not his parents, the school authorities, or the neighbourhood bullies are going to stop him from getting an education.
Anybody's Dog by Jerome Francis Lusa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Sometimes we don't fully understand a friendship until long after it is over. This short story posthumously explores such a relationship between a boy and a unique dog, but it could be about any friendship with an unusual or peculiar being.