Fiction » Coming of age

Wells Without Water
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,090. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Ruth Clayton has a dangerous secret to keep. Living in an all-white town in Alabama at a time of charged racial emotions, she is pregnant—and the baby is half black. "Wells Without Water" chronicles the coming of age of Ruth’s son, Theodore Clayton, and the one boy in town who dares to befriend him.
Scar Jewelry
Price: Free! Words: 87,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
What do we really know about our parents or the ways they shape us? For twins Deirdre and Langston, 20, the answer is: not enough. With their father long dead, and their mother now in a coma, they realize they don't even know whom to notify. In fact, they understand almost nothing about their mother. They delve into her life and uncover secrets that revise the past and transform the future.
Flesh & Blood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Jessie had no idea that there would be a lot of "taking care" in the next few months. When neighbors show up on the farm dazed and bloody, Jessie and his Pa do their best to help their friends, but soon find that there is no way to help those that are already dead.---- Reviews are appreciated.
Slocomb's Pond
Price: Free! Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Slocomb's Pond has a bad reputation. Some people have returned from it with tales of hideous creatures living beneath its placid waters. Others have not returned at all. This is the story of four boys who, one winter night, decide to tempt Fate at Slocomb's Pond, and who are caught most unaware when Fate takes them up on their wager.
Fair Price
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This ebook contains two (unrelated) short stories: 1. "Fair Price" -- Young Kian has no memory of his parents, and his markings are different from those of other men in the tribe. Who is he? What mystery is concealed in his past? 2. "Writers Are Crazy And This Proves It" -- you'll have to read it to find out what it's about! :)
Pelican Smile
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: Australian English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
When Penny Leighton's father dies a huge hole is left in her heart, and it is a hole she has fallen into deeply. She becomes preoccupied with the need to know where his remains have been scattered. Desperate to set her father's haunting spirit free she, instead, discovers how to set herself free—to forgive
Small Town Glory
Price: Free! Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
With a video camera in his hand and the haunting images in his head of a friend being pulled from an icy river, Eli sets off to film a documentary and, in the process, unearths harrowing truths about life in a small town.
The Tent
Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A young photographer gets a glimpse of an unfamiliar world. 1900 words
Me, Johnny, and The Babe
Price: Free! Words: 68,570. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This is the story of two 12-year-old best friends growing up on the mean streets of Philadelphia. It chronicles their friendship and tells the remarkable, untold true story of how Babe Ruth came to their local parish to play in one incredible baseball game. That September day in 1923 would forever change the lives of these two friends.
Being Good
Price: Free! Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » New adult
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
In the year 2081, Francie lived in a small village called Gallitia. It was simple. It was peaceful. It was beautiful. But there was one problem. Francie couldn’t leave. Oh, and then there were the people that wanted to bring electricity and change everything. And the boy with the very red hair, who Francie suspected was somehow part of this change. The question, then, became: Will Francie change,
The Johnny Moss Room
Price: $1.99 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.
The Wishing Star
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,200. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The night teenagers Brandon and Salina sneak out to meet and make a promise to come together again at ‘their spot’ every five years, it forges a bond stronger than either of them could ever imagine. As the world moves on and the affection behind their complicated relationship grows deeper, and they find themselves pulled toward decisions that will change their lives forever.
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 » 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.
Babysitting Socrates
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In a time of change and turmoil in late sixties America, a boy discovers love and choices. Love of a girl, love of his friends and his world.
The Choice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Divya had to take a decision to marry either Abhinav or Sameer. One of them is handsome and lover of Divya. Finally, Divya took a decision. You may like her decision or you may not like the decision. However, Divya took a decision which was best for her; not necessarily best for anyone else. What was her decision?
He Got Back His Wife
Price: $4.99 $2.50 USD. (50% off until June 08!) Words: 2,990. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
They have to marry each other due to some pressing compulsions. Then the story unfolds! The story has romance and realization.
Changing Stripes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An abstract piece on racism, Bienvenu showcases a White girl and an Hispanic boy parted by the waters of racism. They are torn apart by the world around them and left to face the harsh truth that the world doesn't see people for who they are, only the color of their skin.
Nowhere Man and Orange Girl
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,980. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An American novel, Nowhere Man and Orange Girl is about growing up, love and tragedy, hope and friendship. Two soulmates, meant to be together forever, are ripped apart by an accident and made to forget each other. Holly Jessamie has been missing for months and presumed dead. Willet Brawley heads to Louisiana where he plans to take his own life.
Scholarship
Price: Free! Words: 102,880. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Rocks Preparatory School for Boys lived in its own world. 140 odd boys and 16 teaching staff inhabited the school, mostly isolated from the outside world not just by the boundaries but also by the society they formed for themselves. Like all communities, most conformed, but some did not. A story of friendship and loss at a 1960s boarding school.
Angels Versus Virgins
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A young man with a mission: to get himself killed, to subvert the established order in the name of the one true faith. What can come between him and the virgins he has been promised, if not the Angels in his heart? Dark humour lightens this tale of teenage longing taken to the extreme.

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