Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Pan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
Named after a character in one of the book's four short stories, Pan contains: A Ball Rolling, Determination, Rocket, and Without Its Finish, Before I Slept.
The Sad Day
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When Cowboy came into their lives bombs fell. Enduring the war two little boys sought refuge in their action figures while desperately trying to avoid the pitfalls of the war.
Question Authority I
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: German. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
„Das oberste Ziel eines jeden freiheits- und verantwortungsbewussten Menschen kann immer nur sein, Manipulation zu unterlaufen, Informationen zu beschaffen und zu veröffentlichen ...“
Red for Blood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,580. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The one man who knows everything is finally ready to talk in Red for Blood the revealing action packed second book in the Redeye Project Trilogy. The threads of this political conspiracy thriller begin to unwind as shocking truths are revealed. A young woman's quest to understand her origins and better yet leave them behind turns into the adventure of a lifetime.
The Last Class
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,680. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Without conventional parental figures in each of their lives, four children face the many hardships of living in a small desert town. A chubby red-headed boy, Neil, doesn't have any friends and his family is even worse. His love interest, Sally, is engaged in a lifestyle that features sex and drugs.
Polk's Soliloquy, a novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,280. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by aois21 publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » 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.
All The Other Boys, A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A kooky and hopeless young woman recounts the spectacularly awful rise and fall of her first real relationship. Spanning five years of earnest loyalty to this young man, she discovers the truth about sex, religion, life, and herself, interspersed with memories of all the other boys who stole her heart for a short time.
Wokokon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 92,560. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This novel is a unique coming of age story. It traces the path of a young man struggling to come to terms with how to use his mind, and for what purpose. This struggle, subtly comic, hypnotic, and poignant by turns, is set on the island of Ocracoke (Wokokon was the Indian name) in North Carolina, where the young man moves to after dropping out of college, and partly involves local history.
Chet: Strength Beyond Our Own
Series: Chet, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 183,580. Language: American English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
At 14, David Saunders’ father walks out, leaving him to look after his mother and sister. A terrible accident takes his mentor, leaving nothing but Chet, an old ’64 Chevy pickup David doesn’t even know how to drive. Destitute, David and his family must hold things together in the face of the most brutal Idaho winter in the past hundred years. Can Chet deliver one more desperately needed miracle?
Rachel's First Trip
Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 41. Price: $3.03 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
On the day of Rachel's first trip to England, nothing seems to go right. Disaster follows disaster, and Rachel wonders if she'll ever reach English soil. A humorous short story.
Kicking Stones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A man returns to his old neighborhood and relives memories of the weeks following his mother's death when he was 13.
Ajar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Transgressional
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.
The Secret Miss Rabbit Kept
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,580. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Literature » 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.
The Tale of Lucia Grandi, the Early Years
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 124,440. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Brook House Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When an old woman is asked to tell the story of her life, she tells an intense and poignant tale about growing up in and surviving a warring suburban family during the 1950s and '60s. Told in breathtakingly beautiful prose, this is a powerful and timeless story of a dying woman's courageous attempt to come to terms with her past and the troubled family that dominated it.
Patch Scratching
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
An inspirational coming of age story about a boy (Jed) who was abandoned by his mother at the age of five. During his final year of high school, just as he is becoming comfortable and confident within his world, life and the past come back to challenge him yet again.
Buckeye Lake Summer 1949: Take Care of Paula for Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,010. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Set at Buckeye Lake, Ohio this novel captures those special moments of youth, caught between innocence and eagerness,in the American playgrounds of old, when life was simpler, -- or was it?
Not Even A Cat (To Hold On To)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,730. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Contemporary YA fiction, Not Evan A Cat (To Hold On To) is a story of first love that isn't quite what it seems, with the perils of being an orphan and a diabetic thrown in for extra fun ....
Nocturne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,790. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Nocturne reveals a girl’s coming of age during 1888-89 in Georgetown, D.C. The remembrances of Amelia Prescott are heightened by a sharp wit and telling details that chronicle this year in her life. Abandoned by her parents, Amelia is saved from despair by the loving hand of her aunt. When that hand dies before her eyes, she struggles to prevail over her pain through the art of music.
Tattoos, Barracuda Teeth, & a Lady Who Talked to Worms
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,330. Language: American English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Boys & Men, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
If you’re lucky, if you were paying attention, the discoveries of childhood stay with you forever. Especially, when you did it best—watching, listening, taking risks, out on your own, with no one to hold your hand. Ten-year-old Dan spends three days all but alone, a greenhorn from the moment he leaves a dark path for the blinding sunlit waters of a lake. His story is a child’s story for us all.
The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In 13 stories, Christopher Meeks balances tragedy and wit. As novelist David Scott Milton explains, "In this collection, Christopher Meeks examines the small heartbreaks of quiet despair that are so much a part of all our lives. He does it in language that is resonant, poetic, and precise.... If you like Raymond Carver, you'll love Meeks. He may be as good--or better."