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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.
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.
How I Come to Know by Jack Urquhart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Ten-year old Rex can’t contain his curiosity about grown-up ways. After stumbling upon his married aunt engaged in a backseat ‘wrestling match’ with a man not her husband, he innocently shares the information with another family member and quickly ‘comes to know’ that being too inquisitive can be downright risky, not to mention embarrassing.
Home of the Can Man's Daughter by James Vachowski
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,930. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
Every boy sees his grandfather as something of a legend, and Richard Petty Schultz is no exception. His Poppy fought the Nazis during the War and notched 17 confirmed kills before a sniper’s bullet left him blind in one eye. In peacetime, the man survived heartbreak, cancer, bankruptcy, and a stroke. Most importantly, Poppy Schaeffer built the Eiffel Tower.
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?
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.
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.
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?
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 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.
Page-Turner by Nick Rossi
Price: Free! Words: 96,360. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
The humdrum life of Darcy Platt soon changes and the bookstore of her dreams becomes a portal to a place of magic where she finds herself relishing in a life of apparent simplicity. But there is something lurking beneath the glossy surface and all is not as it seems to be. And she soon finds out she isn't the only one keeping secrets.
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.
Babysitting Socrates by Carl Damhesel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In a time of change and turmoil in late sixties America, a boy discovers love and choices. Love of a girl, love of his friends and his world.
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.
Off the Reservation by Dana Michelle Burnett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
I don’t care what any of them say, John Lennon is the greatest man that ever lived. I played my Beatles records all day and tried not to pay attention as more and more of the young men in town were drafted and sent off to the jungles. It was crazy times and you could just feel the surge of change in the air and I wanted desperately to be a part of it.
The Man Who Loved Too Much - Book 1: Archipelago by John Rachel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,520. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy
This is the story of Billy Green. With all of the swell advantages of growing up in beautiful Detroit, Michigan … what could possibly go wrong?