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The Great Disappointment, A Confession by Susan Taylor Chehak
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,300. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
“[This] ambitiously imaginative... novel questions the very nature of reality… [a] diverting exploration of metaphysical concepts. Winsome and smartly playful.” —Kirkus Reviews
Rockin' The Bronx by Larry Kirwan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Biographical
The Bronx is burning in 1980-82. John Lennon is being stalked, Bobby Sands is dying, the Reagan Revolution has begun and AIDS is about to be identified. Sean arrives from Ireland searching for his girlfriend, Mary. He finds a lot more than he's looking for, including Danny McCorley, a hard-hitting, book-loving, construction worker with a shadowy past in the Irish Republican movement and a secret.
Star Crossed by J M Zambrano
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
A short story of approximately 5,000 words. Adult Lucy looks back at her teenage years at Coyote Gulch Stables where she fell in love with horses and with Josh Eastlake over summer vacation. Too young for Josh, Lucy watched as Nancy broke his heart. But what happens when Lucy and Josh meet up a lifetime later at an Arabian horse event? Is the attraction Lucy once felt still alive?
The One: A Short Story by Teresa Lo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In "The One," a recent college graduate delays entering the real world by forming a drug and sex-fueled relationship with "The One," a boy her age who is nothing what he seems.
The Ten Towns by J. W. Bidewell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,890. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A modern fable in the style of a folktale. This delightful story tells of a discontented youth and his crazy, heroic adventures in seeking his imagined Town Where Everything’s Perfect. Timeless themes are raised, such as the innocent abroad, coming of age, the personal odyssey and the utopian quest. Readers of quality literature enjoy “The Ten Towns”, which is its ultimate recommendation.
With My Own Eyes by Amber St. Clare
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,690. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
It may be the big city of Chicago but in it consists of two very different souls on different path in life. Tate Carson may just be a 12 year old kid but after one fateful glance on a cold January morning will change in the size of his world forever.
The Not-So-Holy Bible by Pete Nicely
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,130. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Fourteen-year old Claude Tillson is tired of waiting for his mother to sober up and move them out of his miserable grandparents’ house. After deciding that only he can fix everything, he asks his grandfather for help. What he gets instead destroys his faith and sends him and his mother on the run. The Not-So-Holy Bible is the story of how the truth can set you free. But first it breaks your heart.
Fated Family by Michelle Devon
Price: $1.39 USD. Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
Luck seems in short supply for homeless runaway Joanna. Living in a shed with no electricity or running water, she’s cold, hungry, dirty, and desperate. She's not desperate enough to go back to the angry fists, boots, or whatever else Carlos might throw at her; and not desperate enough to go back to a mother who never really wanted her and barely acknowledges she exists.
Jacmuir: Trust Stained Lies by Angeline M. Bishop
Series: Jacmuir. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,310. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
Oastomin, a university freshman and the newest Crimson Knight, consents to rigorous training so he can follow in his father’s footsteps. A few months into his preparation, his dad, King Natro of Jacmuir, dies. Oastomin soon discovers his father’s power came at the high price of a long buried secret.
The Changing Seasons by PT Dilloway
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,090. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Planet 99 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Because of a tragic birth defect, Floyd Jensen has steered clear of love. Then he runs into the beautiful Abby and his entire life changes. Over four seasons, Floyd will discover both the joy and the heartache of love.
Pleiades: Seven Stories of Unhurried Solitude by Lilli Blackmore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Covering the years 2001-2009 and roughly 1000 miles, the seven short stories of Pleiades swim between present and past, reality and dreams, tracing the quiet life of a solitary girl named Mara.
Andy Smithson: Power of the Heir's Passion (Prequel Novella) by L. R. W. Lee
Series: Andy Smithson. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,830. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
“Very funny, very unique… Ingenuity was really fresh.” – Lia London, Clean Indie Reads Founder Princess Imogenia unexpectedly finds herself in the Afterlife, having to navigate between Peace Paradise, the Unclaimed Baggage department, the Unfinished Business office, and other governmental agencies seeking the justice denied her. What vengence will pacify this troubled spirit?
Bone Bird by Darlene Barry Quaife
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 75,990. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Bone Bird (1989) received a Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book. Set in the rain-drenched, dying logging town of Tanis Bay on Vancouver Island, it is the story of a young woman, Aislinn Cleary, struggling to find hope for the future while burdened with the responsibility of a dying mother and a family store.
American Solace: Passage by Jonathan Cook
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,070. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A prehistoric fantasy with a twist, sort of a People of the Wolf meets the post-apocalypse. Little Owl breaks taboos, raises the ire of his elders, and garners the affection of the war chief’s daughter. They say it's time for his Rite of Passage. He'll learn what totem will govern his life. Mistrusting the Rite, his uncle suggests an ancient practice which no one since the last age has undertaken.
Boring Short Stories From A Bearded Man by Samuel Planner
You set the price! Words: 12,660. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Coming of age
A Collection of short stories for those who enjoy literary surprises. It also mentions Imgur.
The Feels by Jamaak Morris
Price: Free! Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Three of Jamaak Morris’s many short stories that involve love, determination, strength, and forgiveness. The different protagonist in the different stories found the courage to do what is needed of them.
The Sad Day by Tim Girard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » 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.