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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.
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.
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.
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.
Dorothy Before the Twister by Pat Sewell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age
A coming-of-age story about a girl who is growing up in the predominant company of adults during the Dust Bowl period.
Polk's Soliloquy, a novel by Keith F. Shovlin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,280. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by aois21 publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
POLK'S SOLILOQUY is the story of Polk Fauxston, a recent college grad trying to make a life for himself in Washington, DC. He navigates the city as he moves through his life with the help of friends and the specter of relationships past, present, and possible future. He explores the roads of love, work and passion in his search for a life worth living.
Malentendu à Moscou by Simone de Beauvoir
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,410. Language: French. Published: January 16, 2013 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » General
Malentendu à Moscou, longue nouvelle écrite en 1965, écartée par Simone de Beauvoir du recueil intitulé La Femme rompue, évoque la crise vécue par un couple vieillissant au cours d’un voyage en U.R.S.S. : déception politique et « malentendu » sentimental s’entrecroisent, nouant histoire individuelle et Histoire collective.
Ready Reference Treatise: Breath, Eyes, Memory by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 76 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 98. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Coming of age
“Breath, Eyes, Memory” was the first novel by Edwidge Danticat. At the time of the publication of this novel, she was only twenty five years old.
The Young Mike Adams by Kenneth Kerns
Series: Mike Adams, 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,250. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Coming of age
Karaoke. Brightly colored shirts. "I Voted" stickers. Prank wars and scavenger hunts. These defined the young lives of Mike and David. They were students like any others: they rushed a fraternity, went to parties, and sometimes even went to class. But after making a difficult choice, only one could go on to become a U.S. Senator. Find out how in this collection of short stories.
Leonardo and Mary-Angel by Carlos Menjivar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,450. Language: American English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Leonardo is a young man after family foundations and role models. When experiencing love, rivalry, and desires, Leonardo puts his philosophy to the test while hanging on to innocence. Written amid the onslaught of the 1980's civil war, Leonardo embodies the stress, uncertainty, and reality dissociation plaguing young souls caught between noble ideals and ethereal hatred searing Salvadoran teens.
Passages (Seven Short Stories) by Emily Ann Ward
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Coming of age
A brother and sister dealing with the uncertainty of their lives. Students talking about their friend at a Halloween party. A mother and daughter making pasta, both of them with a secret. These are just some of the images in these seven short stories. Centered around teenagers, Passages is a collection about the transitions we all go through as young adults.
La château du prince de Polignac by Anthony Trollope
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: French. Published: March 7, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Coming of age
Nouvelle écrite en 1859 et située au Puy-en-Velay, elle relate les amours tumultueuses de deux amants d’un certain âge. Trollope avait par la force des choses beaucoup voyagé en Europe dans sa jeunesse, ses parents ayant dû s’exiler à Bruxelles pour fuir leurs créditeurs, et il parlait assez couramment plusieurs langues, dont le français.
Trevanian's Leap by M. A. McRae
Series: The Penwinnard Stories, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,050. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age
Frank has been at Penwinnard Boys' Home for four months. But now he is facing new challenges - a new school, a new place to live, and he would lose the friends he'd made at Penwinnard. He'd never really had friends before...
My Sore Hush-a-Bye by Renata F. Barcelos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,870. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Camille learned to love and accept her sheltered life with Uncle Bob. But she's growing up and everything is changing. She goes to public school, where no one talks to her, except Ashley. Now that Ashley's missing, Camille starts thinking about her mother and rethinking her life with Uncle Bob and everything she chose to believe.
Julia by Karleah Olson
Price: Free! Words: 1,880. Language: Australian English. Published: October 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Julia is a young, whimsical story about an outcast named Elliot who wants nothing more than to have a true friend. When he meets Julia, he feels he has finally found one. But Julia is not all that she seems.
End of the Rainbow by Damian Miller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,570. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
Alex has always felt the world was always against him, but this summer was supposed to be different. Unfortunately his parents had other plans in mind that will turn his life upside-down. He's sent to the last place he ever imagined. Swept into a whirlwind of self-discovery and adventure, Alex seeks the answer that will change his life forever: what lies at the end of the rainbow.
Broken Voices by Allie Burke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Coming of age
No human can save another; we can only save ourselves. Poetically composed, Bestselling Author of The Enchanters series gives a glimpse into the post-apocalyptic war that is THE ENDERS, and the two people most unwilling to fight it. All proceeds donated to the American Cancer Society. Nowhere Train, book one of THE ENDERS, coming Spring 2015.
The Memorial by J.P. Grider
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Coming of age(3.50 from 2 reviews)
When Mary stumbles upon the memorial set up for the boy she accidentally murdered, she's confronted by her victim's twin brother Connor. The Memorial is a touching short story filled with heart, emotion, and a little humor. (This is a short story)