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Il Punto più Vicino al Cielo by Duilio Chiarle
Price: $3.38 USD. Words: 20,080. Language: Italian. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Fairy tales
Marcello Mastroianni, in una intervista televisiva ad Enzo Biagi, avvenuta un paio d’anni prima della morte, alla domanda “Quale film vorrebbe interpretare” rispose che avrebbe voluto interpretare Tarzan. Un vecchio Tarzan nel mondo di oggi. E questo, per puro caso, è proprio il “leitmotiv” del romanzo “Il punto più vicino al cielo”.
Gulabi by Pankaj Suneja
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 13,470. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 1 review)
The fictitious storyline revolving around two characters Monty (the psychotic part) and Virginia (the non psychotic part). The boundary between the two is permeable. Monty conjures up ‘Gulabi’, following his abrupt separation from his long time partner, while Virginia, having suffered from a personal loss sets out to follow her lifelong aspiration to travel the world.
By Any Other Name by Jeannie Meekins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 200,300. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
For as long as he can remember, Declan has loved his father, Michael. He has also been aware of the strange... something... between his father and the powerful Mr Cantala. A story of love, hate, life and death in the turbulent relationship between a boy and his father ‘An enchanting story of growing up and facing truths. Powerfully written and highly recommended.’ - The Wishing Shelf Awards 2013
To Be Ordinary by Jon Paul Olivier
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,830. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
Archie attended college as far away from his father as he could go. He wanted to be ordinary like his friends. His father was pushing him to be who he was born to be. When he meets Erica, two worlds collide as Archie struggles to reconcile who he wants to be with who he should be. When the time comes, can he make the right choice? What will Erica choose?
The Secret Lives of Sarah Hausman by Janet Dense
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 48,650. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
The Many Lives of Sarah Hausman is a tale of high hope and dreams gone sour, of love found and love lost. After her death, Sarah Hausman is offered a final opportunity to build and strengthen her character before the final chapter in the Book of Life comes to a close. She returns to earth with a mission. Judith Ann must rescue the soul of her former husband, Marcus Agrippa.
State of Chaos by Ezzy Black
Series: Chaos, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,830. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
Six teenagers and a young girl pursue their musical dreams. One will find love in the arms of an adoring fan. One will come to accept a new home and find redemption from a personal tragedy. Yet another will struggle to redefine just what home really means. One will step across the line of protecting loved ones to exact a terrible vengeance. Together, they will capture the imagination of the world.
Too Old To Play by David Todd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Thirteen year old Danny Tompkins must deal with his mother's death, but on the day of the funeral people keep coming to his house, and seem to be partying. As he retreated to his bedroom, he couldn't understand why those adults behaved as they did, or why his younger cousins just kept playing. So he "hid" and fumed. Years later, the adult Daniel relives those memories, and writes about them.
PUNAHOU BLUES, a Hawaiian Novel by Kirby Wright
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 53,210. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Growing up in Honolulu isn't all it's cracked up to be for Jeffrey Gill. After he gets into prestigious Punahou School, his rite of passage includes losing the babe of his dreams to a creep, surviving Killahaole Day, and getting pushed around by the school bully.
Motivational Stories: Part Eleven by Raja Sharma
Series: Motivational Stories, Book 11. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment, Fiction » Coming of age
In this fast paced world, people hardly get time to pause and think about the forces which motivate or retard them. They are immersed in their works so deeply, earning and arranging that there is hardly any time for them to read the stories which children used to read in the past.
Ordinary Boy by Stacey Longo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,090. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Coming of age
My name is Curtis Price. Until my extraordinary death, I live an ordinary life in the poor side of town in Osprey Falls, Maine, with my mother and older sister. I am the boy that nobody sees, ignored in the shadows of the hallway. I am the kid that is picked last in gym. I am the student that is never called on in class to answer the question, and, after a while, I stop bothering to raise my hand.
The Domino Effect by Andrew Cotto
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,160. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A humorous and heartfelt story about growing up and growing wise, The Domino Effect is the story of Danny Rorro, a charismatic kid from Queens poisoned by the past.
Heart on a String by Susan Soares
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,130. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
After a great loss, a girl realizes the value of letting someone in and not letting her grief destroy her, but after lying about her past, how will she face up to it?
Desert Flower by Angela Scott
Series: The Desert, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,620. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2013 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bodies have a canny way of finding Samantha Jean Haggert--the first, the dead body of her mama; the second, a naked man in the middle of the Arizona desert. For Sam, dealing with one dead body in her lifetime was more than unfair. Two is downright cruel. Visit old friends in this harrowing sequel to "Desert Rice," in which Angela Scott brings back the characters so many readers have loved.
A Touch of Rural Justice -- another Illinois Love Story by Paul Schoaff
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,220. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense(1.00 from 1 review)
MJ and Eddie return to Twin Beeches ready to start a new life. When the stripmining company decides to wipe out Twin Beeches so their processing plant can be seen from Peoria, Martha goes to work and convinces Eddie to sabotage the mine to get them to reconsider. His schemes are brilliant and effective, but the town thinks MJ & Eddie might need a 'Touch of Rural Justice' to set them straight.
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.
The Songbird of Sovereign (Book 3 in The Sovereign Series) by Jennifer Wixson
Series: The Sovereign Series, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,210. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Historical
While recovering from TB at a sanatorium in Maine during WWII, a teenage musical prodigy evolves to become a mature, loving woman.
Satan Like Spam by Nicole Garber
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,130. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Yellowplume Press. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Alex told Rae that he was sent to earth to keep her safe…to protect her. There's no question that his presence was a gift from God, a miracle. Alex’s strength has healed Rae time and time again, but is he strong enough to heal her heart? Is his love enough to fill the emptiness that Rae has been hiding for years?
Anomaly by Nathaniel Davis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Coming of age
Your parents have decided to have another child in their 40’s and you’re a teenager. It‘s no big deal. You’ll be grown and out of the house before he even learns how to add. It becomes a problem, though, when both of your parents die and there is no one but you left to raise him. Such is the lot of David Summers.