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The Johnny Moss Room by Ellen Kesend
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,270. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It takes a lot of guts to be Merv Moss's daughter and even more to love him. In this dramedy about the complicated bonds between fathers and daughters,17-year-old budding film genius Lilo Moss struggles to touch the grace and forgiveness that will lead her to come to terms with her outrageous ex-comic dad before it's too late. Set in 1960s New York and Miami, when all the world was changing.
Tom Sawyer and the Ghosts of Summer by Tim Champlin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,980. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
12-year-old Matt Lively is obsessed with trying to somehow stretch time to make summer last indefinitely. Convinced he is living the ideal time of life--in Missouri, 1950, between the 7th and 8th grades--he longs to experience extraordinary adventures before he is forced to confront high school, and eventually, boring adulthood. Join Matt, Rob and Wally on their time-traveling adventures.
The Naked World by PT Dilloway
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,340. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Planet 99 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Forty years ago, Henry Barton played a superhero known as the Grey Knight on television. Rotting away forgotten in a retirement home, Henry's mind finally snaps and he becomes the hero he played so long ago. Now as Henry battles imagined evils on the streets of a small California town, it's up to his faithful sidekick to save Henry--and himself.
Pocket Piece Cameo by Robert Costelloe
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,590. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
Can and love Survive a treachery perfectly fashioned to destroy it? Pocket Piece Cameo is a coming of age love story of awakening, betrayal, trial, and ultimate renewal.
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.
The Memorial by J.P. Grider
Price: Free! 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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tinta china sobre papiro by Laura Lauman
Price: Free! Words: 81,330. Language: Spanish. Published: March 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Allen no estaba acostumbrado a que le negasen un capricho, menos aún después de un berrinche monumental. Y viene su hermana con un trato extraño. Nada que él no pueda manejar... o eso espera.
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?
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.
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.
Literature Companion: Ordinary People by History World
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: 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.
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".
Darla Decker Takes the Cake by Jessica McHugh
Series: Darla Decker Diaries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 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]
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.