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Fiction » Coming of age

The Heart That Heals
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,960. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 17, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Orphaned Eden Case is in her first year of university, as she really begins to experience life for the first time on her own. With classmates Theo and Brayden, Eden begins to grow and heal from the scars left behind by her abusive father and the tragic loss of her mother. In this coming of age story, Eden learns not only how to love others, but how to truly love herself, scars and all.
Final Flight of the Ranegr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,450. Language: Australian English. Published: January 16, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
Three friends, lost in space, captured by a captain with conquest on his mind, drifting aimlessly toward an ancient mystery lurking in the cosmos.
The Flame Queen
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 100,710. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Coming of age
Violetta will never forget that day. Guilt shadows her every step as she prepares to take her father’s throne. Sadly, he has other ideas. Violetta must marry or forfeit her royal birthright, but all she wants is to be free, to no longer relive the tragic events of her past. If only she can learn to love again, to put the past behind her and begin an
Pit-a-Pat High Jinks
Series: Freakin' Free Spirits, Book 3. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 103,220. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Alternative history
Heading for the hills after college, a brokenhearted Kenzie takes up with awesome freaks, sexual misadventures, Tibetan Buddhists, secluded nude swimmers, and general badassery through peak experience after peak experience, as well as a cluster of dark pits in between. Cosmic corn-on-the-cob, anyone? (Be advised of its graphic adult content reflecting the Revolution of Peace & Love.)
On Pointe All Day Long
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Coming of age
When a limb-different girl discovers that her dream in life is to become a ballerina, she asks for dance lessons. But will she manage to perform like the other girls, when her augmentations do not allow her to do the ballet positions, when the other girls avoid her and when the teachings do not fit her particular differences?
Curbstone Justice
Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Wally Whitcomb, the town bully, just got hogtied, tarred, feathered and beaten half to death, and sixty-eight year-old Eunice Crabby, who sits behind the reference desk at the Brandenberg Public Library, may be the only one that knows what happened.
The Priest
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,120. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Coming of age
The Priest follows a working class altar boy's decision to become a priest, exploring the struggle many boys have becoming men, especially around sexuality. Pierre finds safety within the vocational confines and celibacy of his Catholic faith, only then to be astonished as he experiences life vicariously in the shadow of the confessional.
Thunderstruck - Verse 2: Generation Omega
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,360. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Coming of age
After a long night of screw-ups, Joey thinks he's had enough of this whole alien invasion garbage. Through some last minute revelations and no shortage of deep reflection, though, he becomes determined to save San Francisco from its new tyrannical rulers by any means necessary, and so he and Whitney set out on a mission of recovery and rebellion. Time to rock and roll out. It's gonna get loud.
Saturday at the Inlet
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2019 by Draven Falls Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
For the past year, Johnnie had hoped for a chance to go out with Leesha, but the stars just never aligned. Now, however, with her jerk of a boyfriend dumping her for someone older, Johnnie had his chance, and he was going to make his family's trip to the inlet the place where it would happen.
Fiendish Grace
Price: $3.25 USD. (Free until Feb. 22!) Words: 28,320. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2019 by Nine Tails Story Crafting. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Fairy tales
In a re-imagining of Beauty and the Beast, a lonely young woman with a secret chooses to sacrifice herself for her father. Instead she finds salvation and possibly something more with someone as lonely and unusual as she is.
The Whale on the Veil
Series: The God Complex Universe. Price: $2.99 $1.02 USD. (66% off until Feb. 7, 2022!) Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
When a young inventor tries to crack the issue of mainstream Augmented Reality, he hits a few obstacles on the way. But will he manage to complete his dream, when his new girlfriend is taking up all of his thoughts, when the funding he needs is unreachable and when the breakthrough he needs is always just out of reach? A short origin story about the God Complex Universe.
The Society of Misfit Stories Presents...The Strange Account of Emperagon Turner
Series: The Society of Misfit Stories Presents.... Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2018 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
After leaving the small, seaside town where he grew up, Emperagon "Perry" Turner lives a perfectly normal life far from the cult to which his family belongs. But when he receives news of his father's death, he must return home and reconcile himself with his family's strange traditions. Estimated word count: 11,500 words
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,810. Language: American English. Published: December 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Coming of age
Wilson had everything going for him. Then gradually, it all began to change. There are troubling stories about his robust romance with Clay. Cameron is anxious that he will not cause more trouble for Clay's brother Aiden. But Aiden seems to hold the key to Wilson's disturbing behavior! Author's note: All characters depicted in sexual acts in this work of fiction are 18 years of age or older
Series: A Harvest of Stars. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,940. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Coming of age
A strange man has been watching Lanie as she leaves high school with her friends every day, but she is reluctant to tell her parents about this unnerving development. *sequel to A Harvest of Stars, includes the short story Moonlight
School Whisperers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,860. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
"School Whisperers" is a compilation of stories spanning two years of a high school class depicting the formative years of the students, the characters of teachers, the involvement of parents and the context of maturing in the institution. Interlocking issues involved are race, the law, bullying, sexual orientation, delinquency, generational conflict and personal relations of the students.
Price: Free! Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
When they're together, really together... Aurielle Cachalot's heart comes alive. When Callum, her boyfriend and best friend, can't be there... his absence makes it break.
Trouble (Gay Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 3,390. Language: American English. Published: December 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Coming of age
Sometimes even the best of friends can harbor secret feelings for each other and are too 'bound up' to express them! The story of two young men who are struggling to define their sexuality, find a way to blend into the social environment they are a part of, and determine whether their burgeoning feelings for each other are love, lust, or something in-between.
The M&M Boys
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,590. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Coming of age
A tender tale of coming-of-age meets baseball heroes in the summer of 1961. Who wouldn't want to be in 12 year old Marshall Elliot's cleats after his heroes, Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle, move in next door as they battle to break Babe Ruth's home run record? When giving up isn't an option, all three M&M Boys learn what it takes to become a winner.
In Those Glory Days of Elvis
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2018 by Pen-L Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
What if you traded your identity and couldn't get it back? Could you live your life as someone else? After the shocking death of her mother, seventeen-year-old Julie Morgan discovers that she has also lost her home because of a risky identity swap. Designed to save her from shame and disgrace, the "perfect scheme" backfires, forcing her to masquerade as her lookalike, Carmen.
The Health and Happiness Society Collection
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 347,810. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Dive into a vat of cupcakes and some serious food fiction—mixed with a little girl power—with the Health and Happiness Society Collection. 1,000 pages of connection, enduring friendship, and drool worthy food awaits you. The Health and Happiness Society started out as a dieting accountability group . . . but became so much more. Join five women on their individual paths to conquer their vices.

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