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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.
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.
Once Upon A Summer Long Ago by Doug Lewars
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 99,880. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Coming of age
In the early 1960s, when the term ‘personal computer’ was still an oxymoron, young people still managed to survive, grow up and even have fun in the process. Meet Greg, Jennifer, Ellen and Carol and join them in stories of fun and friendship as they explore a world of opportunity that seemed to stretch to eternity.
More Full of Weeping by Susan Delaney
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,010. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
From the grimy streets of 1920s Glasgow to the peat fires of the Outer Hebrides during the Great Depression, More Full of Weeping is the story of a boy called Hugh, a happy orphan who, in time, is taken in as a foster child on a Gaelic-speaking island off the Scottish coast. There he faces enemies, gains allies, and ultimately solves the mystery of his own parentage.
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?
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.
The Time Sphere by A.E Albert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,210. Language: American English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical(4.00 from 1 review)
Billy has lived in a group home his entire life. But his world is forever changed when he meets a mysterious stranger. Billy must now journey through time, fighting his way to the future. As he learns to use his wits and together with new found friends, he finds the strength to meet the challenges set before him. However, Billy soon discovers that his greatest challenge to face is himself.
Indian Summer by Daniel Rider
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
What do you do when your best friend comes back from the Peace Corps crazy? When he declares that he loves Indian movies and is suddenly talking in an Indian accent? When he wants to drive you across the country to meet an Indian girl he is madly in love with, and then, halfway across that country, in the middle of nowhere, he starts getting in fights, dancing and singing with windmills?
Ready Reference Treatise: Bless Me, Ultima by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 72 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 94. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,880. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Coming of age
“Bless Me, Ultima” by Rudolfo Anaya was first published in 1972. It is considered to be one of the most widely read and critically acclaimed novel in the Chicano literary canon.
Just Shut Up and Drive by Chynna Laird
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Eighteen-year-old Wil Carter lost his parents in a car accident when he was five. Ninety-five-year-old Gramps has been his only family. Now that Wil’s ready to go off to college, the old man says he has things Wil needs to learn to be the man he’s supposed to be. But the trip turns out to be more than he bargains for. One teen, one cranky old man, and the open road. What could go wrong?
Last Fair Deal by Casey Mensing
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,030. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Last Fair Deal, the sordid tale of the McCarty family, is a cinematic work of contemporary fiction that combines elements of pop mythology, neo-noir, and American pulp fiction.
Eat. You'll feel better. by Georgiann Baldino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
World War II memories define Mrs. Drazner’s life. A loving husband, Henri, helped her live through the mayhem, but now she’s a widow, struggling to get by alone. A school girl living upstairs in Mrs. D’s building faces problems of her own. Bullies make Betsy’s life unbearable, and she contemplates suicide—but then Mrs. D offers Betsy a way to survive.
The Art of Letter Writing by LC Eccles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,860. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
"It seemed like he wanted something. But what? Too bad she didn't speak raven." What happens when a bold, curious animal takes a fierce interest in you.....and helps you escape a life you hate? What if that life is behind bars?
Grandpa's Legacy by Charles Tindell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,810. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Charles Tindell inspires and challenges in this fictionalized account of a boy growing up in a time and setting that is at once heartwarming and fearful. The seeds of adulthood are unfailingly planted in a youth through Grandpa's Legacy.
Should We Know? by C. Carraway-Caulfield
Price: Free! Words: 14,120. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Rebi is starting at a new boarding school, two months after the academic year has begun, for reasons unknown. His arrival coincides with the surfacing of a mysterious website which promises to reveal pupils secrets. Rebi's joins his newfound group of friends as they try and hunt down the owner of the website before their secrets surface.
Kitchi's Courage by Sheryl Silberman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Kitchi, a fledgling osprey, is afraid of the water and therefore, cannot fish for himself. An inspirational story about finding courage through appreciation of joy and beauty, family bonds, and understanding of the life force in us all.
Kafka's House by Gabriela Popa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,930. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » General
This is, paradoxically, a luminous piece of fiction about a haunting time and place. It is a story about being born and growing up in a closed society, and learning the painful road to trusting others. More than anything else, it is the magical story of parental love, and its staunchness in face of danger, evil - or, simply, Time.
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.
Duplicity's Daughter by Naomi Stephan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,160. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
For fast track professor Renate Seiler, a grant to Berlin was not the fait accompli she expected. When she discovers letters among her mother’s effects that point to her father’s Nazi past, Renate decides to investigate. But attraction to a charismatic chanteuse in West Berlin, and a charming East German scientist captivate her. At each turn of the road, Renate’s path becomes more perilous.