Fiction » Coming of age

EyeLeash: A Blog Novel (teenage memoir)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
Jade Ashton is a sassy virgin. In her blog, she vents about "fitting in" a superficial world. Suddenly all logic flies out the window when she meets Novan: the former geek, who's morphed into a delicious songwriter-musician. EyeLeash captures self-discovery in the 2000s, and showcases the intricate drama in two youths' relentless search for themselves--and what's really in their hearts.
The Jensens
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
A young girl finds an inspiring book at a garage sale where an older man is selling the things of his recently deceased wife. A short story.
Don't Tell.
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Short Story. A brutally honest portrayal of what happens when Susanna - a young girl in Samoa - is sexually abused and everyone she turns to for help fails her. Again and again. A powerful and moving story that highlights a cruelly common problem facing many young people in Samoa today.
Three from the Stones
Price: Free! Words: 20,770. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
At the heart of a walled city, three youth struggle to carve a place for themselves amid a cold and alienating society, drawing on their dreams and the legends of their childhood to make sense of their own life and purpose. For one of them, deciphering the meaning of a mysterious song may unlock the answer.
The Empathy Circuit
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The world can be a very strange and alienating place. Jen has known this all her life, and at last she may have found someone else who knows it too. But time is fleeting, as Jen is all too aware, and no matter how desperately she wants to prevent its passing, it seems she never can. Perhaps the answer lies within the grandfather clock…
The Monster
Price: Free! Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
At what point do the people we love become a burden? The Monster delves into this existential question through the eyes of a young girl as her family struggles to cope with her sick grandmother...
The Harvest of Reason
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
African American Ph.D. student Maddie Hawkins loves science, but the world of academia is a minefield of sexism, racism and egoism. Blue-eyed graduate student John Pitts is a cocky genius, an individualist and a lady’s man; everything Maddie disapproves of. Yet the heart leads you where reason would forbid, "and when the fire of love is ablaze" it burns "to ashes the harvest of reason."
All the Courses Run (An Equine Tale)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,740. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When Anna Grant enters the world of show jumping, her dreams are crushed by a sinister man who brings out the darkness in her own soul.
My Indian Queen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,170. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
One guy. One girl. One magical summer. Both of them on the verge of adulthood, both of them hopelessly lost. He loves her, his fiery Indian queen, but does she feel the same? And what will happen when summer wanes into fall?
Dreams in the Medina
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,030. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
From the heart of Syria, Dreams in the Medina is a coming-of-age tale which explores the aspirations, passions and tragedies of a group of young Syrian women, who on the surface seem to have nothing in common but who are brought together in the deepest of bonds as they study and live together at the University of Damascus.
Written in the Stars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,790. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Believers of fate, destiny, whatever, say that there are many paths to your one final destination. No matter what choices you make you will always end up right where you are supposed to be. Well I guess I took the road less traveled because God knows I’m broken, bruised, and damaged.
I Can Do Anything
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Connor Anthony Michael Holbook is an autistic twenty-four year old who, works stuffing envelopes for an Atlanta insurance company, knows all the Zip Codes used by the United States and its territories, is a tea connoisseur, loves to read, is searching for God, and is now writing a book to prove that he can do anything!
Snipe Hunting
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 by Chardonian Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
George's new friends take him snipe hunting. Despite the late hour and the older boys harassment, George sticks with the journey, A journey that isn't what any of them expect.
Paradise Squandered
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,650. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
Paradise Squandered is the story of Andrew Banks, a recent graduate of Puget Sound Prep and quite possibly the most directionless member of his graduating class. Andrew returns home from a graduation trip to Hawaii and resigns himself to going through the motions of his own life, until he overhears the disturbing truth of his father's death and instantly decides to leave home forever.
Enchantment (The Channie Series Book One)
Series: Channie, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 109,510. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(4.33 from 21 reviews)
A lovable teenage mage and a BMX racer with a killer smile are frustrated by the chastity spell her parents cast to “protect her virtue.” So when they learn a blood-stained, magical book could break the curse, lust overrules logic. They ignore the warning signs of dark magic and unleash a malevolent force with the power to destroy everything they love … including each other.
A Chicken in the Outhouse
Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Coming of age
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Opp, Alabama, in 1937, was a boring place in the summer for a ten year old boy. Opp was short for Opportunity, a sad contradiction for a town that never developed beyond a series of small farms and ranches. But it was fertile ground for a kid with imagination and time on his hands, and young Billy Stacy had an abundance of both. And it would soon land him in trouble.
New House 5: How a dorm becomes a home
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,010. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Welcome to New House 5. For fifty-six freshmen it’s home. A place where friends are made and doors are always open, where hearts are broken and tears are shed. And for resident assistant Andy Butler, it’s the best story about friendship he has ever known. Watch as these students try to overcome their flaws and fears to create a bond so special that nothing can pull them apart. Not even themselves.
Michael
Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Coming of age
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Michael has always been there, waiting outside windows and watching from the mirror, pulling me out of my college mistakes. I spent whole years trying to figure out how to get rid of him. Adults aren't supposed to have imaginary friends. Sometimes, though, I think he's the only thing that's real. We hurt one another, but in the end, the wounds are all mine.
Crack in the World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,030. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
About to turn 12, Emily is determined never to be sexually molested by her father again. A member of a large family she feels alone and isolated; yet determined to grow up positive and happy. The family’s move to opens the possibility of a new life for her and those she loves, as well as introducing her to those who will become the major players as she decides to turn her world upside down.
Getting Gay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,340. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
(4.30 from 10 reviews)
Noah Henderson's mother marries a man she met on the internet and his life becomes much different. He is moved to Utah and baptized. When he meets Chase, Nick, and Andrew, he does not know the true horror of what they had in store for him. Getting Gay is a book about religious extremism; overcoming sexual assault; and coming of age. A sometime soul wrenching, and other times heart warming read.