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Liberating Sky by Susan Spence
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,680. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
It’s 1968, a time of social upheaval. Sky Daly travels from Montana to California, a center of the radical movement. Her desperate attempt to preserve her lifestyle clashes with the hippies’ protests for change. Returning home tragedy strikes and threatens the family ranch. She is forced to leave, but eventually returns in a desperate attempt to save the ranch and realizes that change is needed.
Literature Companion: Ordinary People by History World
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Coming of age
The book has established itself in several academic circles. It is now in the course of study at several American Secondary school English classes.
Love in the A Shau by Denis J. LaComb
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 155,920. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Blue collar charity case Daniel faces certain failure at an elite men's college and waning attention from his new wealthy girlfriend Colleen. Daniel volunteers for the army and struggles to get out of South Vietnam's A Shau Valley alive while Colleen loses respect for her silver spoon. Daniel and Colleen fight society's prejudices to find themselves and more in the turbulent culture of the 1960s.
Darla Decker Takes the Cake by Jessica McHugh
Series: Darla Decker Diaries, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,160. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
A week at Camp Wakonda is exactly what Darla Decker needs. Having said goodbye to sixth grade and her best childhood friend, she’s ready to create new memories and meet new people. Unfortunately, entering summer camp on a whopper of a lie and a fight with a fellow camper isn’t the best way to begin. A frank and funny look at the path to adulthood. [Young Adult - 13 and Up]
Waiting For Tomorrow by Hannah Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,940. Language: British English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Coming of age
Brenda Wilson is a baby -boomer, living with her parents, on a desolate Northern English estate where they have been rehoused after the war.The family's journey out of this environment is told against the background of the great social changes of the post-war years.
Children of the Missing by Wes Wagner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,980. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
After joining up with a menacing gang, the kid enters a surreal world where violence is celebrated and the skills passed down by his father are rewarded. But when he discovers a gut wrenching secret that threatens his younger sister, the resulting bloodshed and turmoil launches their lives down a treacherous path that cannot be undone.
Kitty Itty And The Seawall Broke by S. A. Barton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
A novella, about 9,000 words. Jonny lives with his mom on the hardscrabble coast of North Carolina. The old coast is underwater -- Jonny's dad makes a living diving to salvage valuables from drowned towns, rarely home. It's a hard life. When Jonny rescues Kitty Itty he learns a bit about responsibility and caring, but the coming hurricane Xerxes may teach them both some harder lessons.
No One's Watching by Sandy Green
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,440. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
At summer dance camp, Kitri isn't chosen for a ballet role at the end-of-camp performance but for an Irish dance duet, a form of dance her mother hates. Soon Kitri realizes she’s falling in love with everything about Irish dance, including her partner Blake. Kitri has to decide whether to crush her mom’s hopes or tie a Celtic knot to her new passion and hang on.
Best Friends by Ottilie Weber
Price: Free! Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary(4.00 from 1 review)
Travel through Jordan and Michelle's friendship. Jordan has just moved back to her hometown with her daughter and she reflects on major points on her friendship with Michelle.
The Trouble with Gravity by P. J. Kenny
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,010. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age
Following the death a daughter, the McGee family faces the devastation that often overwhelms a family. Over the next decade, the parents are wracked by anger, guilt, denial and not surprisingly, end up in survival mode. Their children lean on each other and struggle to find their own way, even if it's sometimes the wrong way. This book follows a year in the life of the older daughter Terri McGee.
Ajar by Marianna Boncek
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
Sixteen year old Gus Woodard is about to live the best summer of his life. Then something goes wrong. Something goes terribly wrong. Ajar is a coming of age story about sixteen year old Gus Woodard and his schizophrenic brother. Set during the 1970s in a small town in upstate New York, Gus must suffer the undeserved consequences when his delusional brother kills the local sweetheart.
Ryerson by Rob Duder
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,870. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 1 review)
David Emerson's life is shattered when his father is stricken with a fatal stroke. He returns to the small town where he grew up and reunites with his two childhood best friends and the first girl he ever loved. Now, as he reminisces growing up in the sixties, David will have a life changing experience, face his fears, reconnect lost relationships, and find himself in the place he grew up.
A Dream Away by Frank Drury
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,890. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A story about a woman suffering with bipolar disorder who desperately tries to gain custody of a 15 year old daughter she gave up for adoption many years ago at birth.
The Last Finn by Corbert Windage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » General
Two farm boys growing up along the banks of the Ohio River is the setting for this riveting coming-of-age tale of an idyllic life with dark undertones.
Kingdom of the Sun by Ariffa Bevin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,530. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Coming of age
Truth. Hope. Honor. Happiness...In the modern-day Kingdom of Sooryan the meaning of these four words fade as light leaves the sky during sunset...But as reassuring and as promising that the sun will rise again each day, Helena will fight for something that most want, but are not brave enough to make: Change.
Ain't No Bum by Dennis McCreight
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 98,980. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
You may be a McCoy, but that doesn't necessarily make you a bum. Follow young Milt McCoy as he uses his abundant willpower and good nature, during troubled times, to overcome his families reputation and convince the love of his life that he "Ain't No Bum".
The Secret Miss Rabbit Kept by Robin Cain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,580. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Coming of age
At age sixteen, Sophie takes a difficult job at a nursing home. An introduction to Mable Rabbit, the 75-year-old woman who refuses to speak, motivates her to stay. Determined to break Miss Rabbit’s silence, Sophie gets more than she bargained for when an unexpected gift propels her on a journey through Miss Rabbit’s ugly past and brings her face-to-face with truths she never expected to find.
Top Ten Ways to Die by Foxglove Lee
Price: Free! 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?