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Ratting on Russo by Alan Venable
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,590. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013 by One Monkey Books. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Of all the early boomers coming of age in sooty 1950s Pittsburgh, whose reverence was greater for Jimmy Doolittle and the 1950 Studebaker than that of Martin Badger? But whose bodily parts more rebellious? Whose 8th grade peers more annoying? Whose accordion more out of tune? Misdeeds more delinquent? Romances more blundered? Whose long odds worse--I mean, apart from Russo?
Circles of Gold by Philip J Bradbury
Price: Free! Words: 9,200. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
A modern day fable about a time we've forgotten to remember ... about despair, hope and love reborn. About the challenges we've all been blessed with, the challenges we can either see as stumbling blocks or stepping stones ...
He's the Man: The Alexanders, Book 3 by M. Malone
Series: The Alexanders, #3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,060. Language: American English. Published: October 22, 2013 by CrushStar Romance. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
The Alexanders #3 Matt Simmons is done with Army doctors but his sister nags him to get physical therapy so he gives in just to get some peace. Then he sees his therapist is h-o-t. Penny Lewis is finally putting down roots. She’s got everything, except the settled suburban life she longs for. All she needs is the perfect guy, meaning NO military men. Suddenly Matt has a new mission in life.
Mr. November by Saul Tanpepper
Series: A Menagerie of Macabre Mini-Fiction, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,670. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense(4.00 from 1 review)
Hoping to finally reconcile the memory of his brother’s horrific death, a man returns to his childhood hometown and the house that has haunted him since that long-ago Halloween night. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Mr. November is at once a ghost story, a coming-of-age tale, and a tribute to a favorite American pasttime.
I Can Do Anything by Ron Aylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Coming of age(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Connor Anthony Michael Holbook is an autistic twenty-four year old who, works stuffing envelopes for an Atlanta insurance company, knows all the Zip Codes used by the United States and its territories, is a tea connoisseur, loves to read, is searching for God, and is now writing a book to prove that he can do anything!
My Last Summer by Kerem Mermutlu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
My Last Summer is a young adult novel, a coming of age story, and a tale of east meeting west. Everyone has a dream, but some dreams might just break everything apart.
Choices Made: Always by Christine McMahon
Series: Choices Made, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 187,060. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Book 4 - Final in Series: Juxton holds a family that has torn him apart, but can Jamy live the lesson of forgiveness "The Heart of MacGregor" has taught him?
A Dish Best Served by J. Richard Singleton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Coming of age
He was a nice young man, eager to enter high school with his whole life ahead of him as he approached the closing days of junior high--until the most popular girl in school, Dina Rigby, sets him up for a public act of sexual humiliation. Vowing revenge, he concocts an increasingly elaborate plan for revenge, ultimately reaching its crescendo towards high school graduation.
Normal Too? by Stephen J. Mulrooney
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,050. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Busterfly. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
“Sometimes it takes a village to raise a child. Sometimes, as in our case, that village looks more like The Village People. And sometimes, it is not the village that raises the child, but the child that raises the village … often to heights they never imagined.” In this sequel to Normal?, Stephen J. Mulrooney reminds us again that the important thing is not who we love, but that we love.
The Death of a Disco Dancer by David Clark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,830. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011 by Zarahemla Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
Returning home to Arizona to assist his dying mother, Todd Whitman reflects on the pivotal summer of 1981 when he was eleven years old, a Mormon kid growing up in the American suburbs. This vivid depiction of the torture and hilarity of navigating adolescence becomes a meditation on the meaning of sacrifice and the transforming responsibility of familial love.
Drawing Breath by Laurie Boris
Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 50,750. Language: American English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Art teacher Daniel Benedetto has cystic fibrosis. When he takes on Caitlin as a private student, the teen painter watches in torment as other people, mostly women, treat Daniel like a freak because of his condition. To Caitlin, Daniel is not a disease, not someone to pity. He’s a friend. And her first real crush. Convinced one of those women is about to hurt him, Caitlin makes a very bad decision.
The Walk On (part 2) by Rick Laird
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 31,930. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Stefan Pawlikowski. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
The Shawn Tanner saga continues. The Walk On is a three part story about Shawn Tanner. You will watch Shawn grow from boy to man. The reader will walk through the life of Shawn as he discovers his passions and loves.
Mattie's Story by Margaret A. Westlie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,610. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Coming of age
Mattie Cameron is only 15 years old and playing with the children when a man comes courting. In fear, she marries him that very day, knowing nothing of what to expect from marriage. Her changed status alters her relationships with family and friends, while childbirth strains her connection with her difficult mother. Will Mattie find love and security with a man who was once a stranger?
'A Story Untold' by Brad Oh
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
‘A Story Untold’ is the tale of four young children who share in an incredible adventure. Taken against their will on a ride through the stars, the children all process the experience rather differently, and as the full weight of their situation dawns on them, it is up to each to find the meaning and sense behind it in their own individual way.
Sigfrid The Dragon Slayer - The Ultimate Warrior Meets The Ultimate Dragon by G.H. Holmes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,610. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Sharaya Lee. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Coming of age
Sigfrid The Dragon Slayer - The Ultimate Warrior Meets The Ultimate Dragon For Sigfrid to gain the hand of Princess Karimhild, King Gunther demands that the young man slay Fafnir, a monstrous dragon. Soon Sigfrid realizes that the weapons of this dragon consist not mainly of claws and fire, but of magic and imagination. Soon he doubts his sanity...
Seasons of Darkness by Belinda G. Buchanan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,510. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age
Ethan Harrington's innocence was lost seven years ago when his mother took her own life. Left alone with his controlling and abusive father in an isolated farmhouse, he struggles to live among the shattered remains of a family that was never functional to begin with.
Waking Up Naked On My Mother's Grave by E.D. Foxe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,430. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Hesitation Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Before you get too excited, despite its title, “Waking Up Naked on My Mother’s Grave” isn’t a horror book. It’s just a short, surreal, coming-of-age novel about a young man who travels to Washington, D.C., seeking his fortune. In no time at all, he’s working for a contractor and living with a somniphobiac girlfriend.
Changing Stripes by Danielle Nicole Bienvenu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An abstract piece on racism, Bienvenu showcases a White girl and an Hispanic boy parted by the waters of racism. They are torn apart by the world around them and left to face the harsh truth that the world doesn't see people for who they are, only the color of their skin.