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M'am and the Salty Medicine by Meredith Rolley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,400. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Coming of age
A fringe-living misfit takes on power-abusing bullies calling on the laws of the universe instead of the usual methods.
The Day the Music Died by Gabe Gott
Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: American English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Sam, a college freshman, is taking a shower, getting ready for class, when he finds out about the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
Punk Faction by Marcus Blakeston
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,070. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In a small Yorkshire town, unemployed punks Colin, Brian and Stiggy are busy having a good time getting drunk, sniffing glue, and going to see punk bands play live.
The Cruise of the Jest by Jon Adams
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,940. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
The Cruise of the Jest is the story of a sixteen-year-old boy whose father tells him to sail a 35-foot boat from San Francisco to Hawaii. The boy refuses and instead tries to hide by sailing down the coast of California. But his father follows him, chasing him farther west, until eventually the boy sails alone around the world.
The Celebration of Johnny's Yellow Rubber Ducky by Jeremy Bursey
Price: Free! Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Coming of age
As much as Johnny tries to run from it, fate always manages to catch up to him, and this time, one day after his graduation from Oxford, fate throws a yellow rubber ducky into his life in a strange attempt to help him refocus his decisions and reroute his future. Will Johnny attempt to trust fate and accept its guiding hand, or will he drudge up the past and try running from it again?
After the Race by Michael B Jones
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,430. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Coming of age
After the Race recounts the unraveling of the family Reed. and the raw, serpentine trails blazed by the father-son pair of Wayne—an Army Special Forces veteran whose reckless pursuit of contentment propels the story—and Charles—a gifted runner whose effortless successes on the track contrast his struggles everywhere else. A father-son drama in the tradition of The Great Santini.
Just One More Thing by Terry Hayman
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 840. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Charles Peter Cross Gerald Wentworth Farthing Smith would have been named just “Charley Smith” if his parents had any sort of self-control. And it just got worse from there. But they’ll pay for their over-parenting of him. Oh, yes, come high school graduation, they’ll pay.
Meant to Be Together Complete Series by Richard Alan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 275,570. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
The Meant to Be Together Series is a tender and heartwarming, multi-generational family saga about relationships, love and life. It contains four novels by Richard Alan: Finding a Soul Mate, The Couples, Finding Each Other, and Growing Together.
Trail of Tears, A Short Story by Dana Michelle Burnett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"That was the first time that I really began to think of myself as different. My mother pushed her ideas into my head until I was backed into a corner with only my family to keep me company. It was a lonely place to be." It's not easy being different, and Ana struggles to balance life between her Cherokee ancestry and the life of a typical child in a small town.
The Daisy Field by Amy Sutton
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 76,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
An elderly woman, Lily, befriends a young foster child, Presley, as he tends an urban garden in the alleyway between her senior care facility and his housing project, across the street from Chicago's Cabrini-Green. Lily secures Presley a job at her home and soon the boy has a newly-extended family that cares about him and comes to his aid when crime escalates and tragedy ensues.
Top Ten Ways to Die by Foxglove Lee
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,770. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2017 by Rainbow Crush. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Coming of age
When Jess’s dad dies unexpectedly, her world comes crashing down. The only good things left in life are her girlfriend Tara and Kurt Cobain’s tortured grunge sound. After a classmate attempts suicide, Jess's mom fears she’s obsessed with death and doesn’t want her hanging out with Tara or listening to Nirvana. What’s left for Jess in Hicksville if everything she loves is taken away?
The Drifters by Nathan Nix
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
The morning after her high school graduation, a suburbanite finds her plans for the future threatened by a careless but egregious crime. Instead of heading off for a university experience with all her friends, she enters the bizarre purgatory that is community college, where a trio of aimless but talented artists and musicians take her under their wing.
The Bass Player by Jim Reilly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,660. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
The Bass Player is a novella about truth, lies, expectations, disillusionment, exploitation and how a young musician found his voice in spite of all that. Written by a musician but not for musicians, the story weaves its way around fact and fiction, drawing readers into a world where music can set you free but just as easily bring you crashing down.
Οι εθελοντές by Niovi Lyri
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,530. Language: Greek. Published: September 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Τα μέλη της μη κυβερνητικής οργάνωσης "Πολίτες του Πλανήτη" ετοιμάζονται για το συνέδριό τους σε ένα νησί του Αιγαίου. Όμως, λίγους μήνες πριν το συνέδριο, μια νεαρή φώκια, προστατευόμενη μιας φιλικής τους οργάνωσης οικολόγων, βρίσκεται νεκρή, μαχαιρωμένη, σε μια έρημη παραλία του νησιού. Από εκείνη τη μέρα οι ήρωες βρίσκονται αντιμέτωποι με ανεξήγητα φαινόμενα και αινιγματικές συμπεριφορές.
Father, Son & Grace by Cindy Hiday
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,160. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » General
"Buckle up and hang on." It began as a father-son road trip. But then they rescued Grace and set off a chain of misadventures and accidental heroism that stretched across eight states.
Tornado Gift by S. A. Barton
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story, about 2000 words. Strange is when a passing tornado drops an antique Westinghouse refrigerator in the backyard of your trailer. Stranger still is what is inside when Dad opens it, and what the contents mean for two rambunctious boys who often pay too little attention to their surroundings.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Wilderness Escape; Running from Turdface, Game Warden by David Wyant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age
Ernest Hemingway and his sister make to the forest for what is expected to be an experimental trip: Can you stun a deer by simply glancing the bullet off it's skull? The inquisitive minds find something in the woods that they were not expecting!
La bonne mort by Charles Maurras
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: French. Published: September 27, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Religious
Maurras soulève dans cette nouvelle des thèmes universels : la religion et à travers elle le doute religieux ainsi que la question du mal sur laquelle chacun de nous s’interroge avec plus ou moins de scandale et d’anxiété. Préface de Boris Cyrulnik.
Klockupproret by Bert Ola Gustavsson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,780. Language: Swedish. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » General
När höstterminen börjar hittar tolvårige Ingel Hansson och hans kamrat Peder Svartling två paket dynamit. Med detta fantastiska fynd börjar ett skolår som inte blir något annat likt. Klockupproret ger en levande bild av vardagen i ett gruvsamhälle i Bergslagen på 1960-talet. Och kampen om hackordningen bland de unga är lika grym då som nu. Klockupproret utkom första gången 1997.