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Just About Healing by Victoria Escobar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,680. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
My sister was my lifeline, my beacon, my North Star. I could rely on her, depend on her, turn to her when the world was just too hard to face. She could depend on me for the same. Time, supposedly, heals all wounds. I don't believe that. But I do know there are other ways to heal. I just had to find them.
Fights in the Streets, Tears in the Sand by Jeffrey Rubin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,390. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
When Jeff Star begins Lincoln High, he has one major problem — every time he tries to get the kids to respect him he ends up making more and more enemies. Will joining a violent gang help? How about the wisdom of fellow teenager, Steve Marino; or the beautiful and strange Mysterious Jane? Hold on tight on this wild rollercoaster of a story as we discover secrets of respect that enlighten us all.
Accepted by Coleen Lahr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,670. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Ashley arrived at college, she never dreamed she’d find happiness, much less a family of friends or even love with Colin. But the most popular girl in her class, Randi, likes Colin, too. Will Ashley allow herself to hold on to happiness, and Colin, or will her fear of losing her friends, the only friends she’s ever known, dictate her actions?
The Convention by Robert Collins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,190. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Science fiction » General
David Chalmers is attending Mo-Kan 2, a science fiction convention in Kansas City. He’s there because a national Doctor Who group has big plans for the future. During the con he meets fellow fan Lila Woodson and the members of another fan group, the Space Rats. Will this convention alter David’s future? Will Lila win the costume contest? Should we be afraid of Doctor Who: The Wrath of Kroll?
Gary, the Four-Eyed Fairy and Other Stories by Frank Mundo
You set the price! Words: 35,150. Language: American English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
A collection of twelve interconnected short stories that follow the life and times of J.T. Glass, a Los Angeles graveyard-shift security guard with an uncanny knack for finding trouble and falling in love -- often at the same time. The book also includes the first chapter of Frank Mundo's novel in verse, The Brubury Tales.
Expectations by Truman Dayon Godwin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,320. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
A young boy grows up during the difficult days of the Great Depression, where he faces many problems and choices that conflict with his perception of what he and other people might normally EXPECT.
The Circle Of Na'mow by Anna McDermott & Gretchen Wiegand
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 167,740. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014 by Graham Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In 1974, Bridget, Ella, and Lola, three naive adolescents, leave behind their mundane, predictable lives to pursue unconstrained passion and adventure. They find their way to Na’mow, a mountain hidden behind Boulder’s majestic Flatirons in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.
Wren by Belinda Weikel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Wren’s seventeenth birthday is not a joyous event for her. She does not want to be courted by every willing man in the colony; and especially, not by the Chief’s son. Things go from bad to worse as Wren finds her birthday celebration interrupted by uninvited guests. When the black suits come, people are taken, never to be seen again. Now, Wren finds herself a slave of the black suits, and a la
The Bird Children (Book One of the Phoenix Realm) by Karen Nilsen
Series: The Phoenix Realm, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 226,840. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Coming of age
Avreal of Landers just knows there is something wrong with her, despite her family's protests to the contrary. She has no navel, and she loses her voice on occasion, sometimes unable to talk for months at a time. Her older brother Dominic, a young warlock struggling with his own demons, remembers what his sister doesn't: that she hatched out of an egg and spent her infancy as a bird . . .
FireGrrl by Sharon Ryals Tamm
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,270. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Coming of age
Susan is determined to survive as a forest firefighter in a 1974 experiment few expect to succeed. Wildfire demands teamwork but hostilities simmer. Finally, it is Susan that must hold the line. Harrowing, poetic, and funny, FireGrrl reveals a workingman’s world and a woman’s place in it.
Shortcut by Nancy Werlin
Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Lacey decides to warn Catrine that she's in danger from Will Brennerman, even though she's risking her own uncertain social status in eighth grade. She'll do it even though she doesn't even like Catrine, or the pack of serious losers Catrine has gathered around her ...
San Fran '60s: San Francisco and the Birth of the Hippies by M.W. Jacobs
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 60,260. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
San Francisco in the Sixties, the Summer of Love, the birth of the hippies, experience it for yourself in San Fran 60s, a collection of autobiographical short stories. This is the first time a participant has used the devices of literary fiction to put you there, living it. LSD and free love, Haight-Ashbury and the Hell’s Angels, the Hip and the Straight, it’s all here.
The Divine Dantes: Paella in Purgatory by Andrew Barger
Series: Divine Dantes Infernal Trilogy, Infernal Trilogy #2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Book 2 of The Divine Dantes's Infernal Trilogy finds Eddie and Virgil in Barcelona, Spain. Eddie, the young rocker with an active mind, thinks they are there to get on a cruise. Virgil, however, has tricked Eddie and arranged for Bea to secretly meet them. Meantime, Virg and Eddie visit famous Barcelona landmarks as Eddie adds his trademark commentary. Will Eddie get back with Bea and rock on?
Invisible Me by Debbi Mack
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,420. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Military brat and albino, Portia Maddox, 13, has always been an outsider. When the uber-popular Denise Laughton seeks her help in exchange for an invite to Denise’s birthday party, Portia jumps at the offer. However, Portia must spy on Randy, Denise’s boyfriend, to see if he's cheating. Portia’s spying unearths many hard truths. As a result, Portia must make the hard choices for the good of all.
Lucky Now and Zen by Melissa Yuan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Coming of age
Luke Gallagher rules the world as the luckiest guy on the planet. Well, not literally. But he gets the grades, the girls, and the goals ever since he rubbed the belly of the Laughing Buddha statue in Chinatown. His luck drops in the crapper on the first day of university. Now Luke's got to shovel his way out and maybe, just maybe, find true love...plus a little Zen Buddhism and real magic.
Vacationing Texans & Beat-Up Converse All*Stars by Hosho McCreesh
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A poor, smalltown kid debates love, life, and the team basketball shoes in "Vacationing Texans & Beat-Up CONVERSE ALL*STARS" literary short fiction by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh.
The Other Boy by Allie Cresswell
Series: The Lost Boys Quartet, Book 2. Price: $3.41 USD. Words: 49,370. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Matt's father has run off with another woman; a woman with a son who will surely usurp Matt's place in his Dad's affections. Matt joins an anarchic gang of lawless lads as he wrestles with his anguish over his father’s defection, and, worse still, his bitter envy of the other boy in his father’s life. Then the other boy is lost in a raging river. Part Two of The Lost Boys Quartet.
Lonesome Serenity by Hannah Mo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 2 reviews)
I am alone. Or am I? Surely no one has felt this alone. Surely no one has lived my pain. If only you could understand my sick muse like I do. Yet maybe if I show this small piece, you too can feel it. Tell me, am I alone?