Fiction » Coming of age

Eversea: a love story
Price: Free! Words: 83,590. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
Eversea: a love story, is a Winter Rose Contest FINALIST ~ An orphaned, small-town, southern girl, held hostage by responsibility and self-doubt. A Hollywood A-list mega-star, on the run from his latest scandal and with everything to lose. A chance encounter that leads to an unlikely arrangement and epic love affair that will change them both forever. "Total escapism!" ~ Aestas Book Blog
The Walk On (Part3)
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 21,480. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013 by Stefan Pawlikowski. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Sports
The Shawn Tanner saga continues. The Walk On is a three part story about Shawn Tanner. You will watch Shawn grow from boy to man. The reader will walk through the life of Shawn as he discovers his passions and loves.
The Shape of a Name
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Spanning forty years, “The Shape of a Name” follows Anoosheh, a little girl orphaned during the war in Afghanistan. Rescued from a refugee camp, she discovers a passion for learning at a school for handicapped children. Determined to help other impoverished children succeed, Anooshesh’s teaching methods bring her in conflict with the oppressive regime of her country.
The End Of Summer
Series: Recommended reads. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,140. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 by independAntwriters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
The summer of 1969 was winding down. The warm air held a smell 13 year old Bobby Weston couldn't quite identify but nevertheless acquainted with going back to school. An end of summer smell, he decided. Or maybe an end of summer feeling. He couldn't make up his mind, and it really didn't matter, as soon enough summer would be gone and he'd be back in school. He had permission to go camping today.
Finding Arun
Series: Living Lies Literary Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 96,150. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Nineteen-year-old Aaron Rutherford is already reeling from the loss of his mother, when the unexpected revelation of a dark secret from her past changes his world forever. As the tangled web of lies unfolds and uncertainty takes over, a startling chain of events are set in motion that will see Aaron make the journey of a lifetime to discover not only who he really is, but who he wants to be.
The Naked World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,340. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Planet 99 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Forty years ago, Henry Barton played a superhero known as the Grey Knight on television. Rotting away forgotten in a retirement home, Henry's mind finally snaps and he becomes the hero he played so long ago. Now as Henry battles imagined evils on the streets of a small California town, it's up to his faithful sidekick to save Henry--and himself.
The Glow
Price: Free! Words: 25,030. Language: American English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
It's 2004 in America and Quentin Ross does not elect to visit Chile with his new girlfriend for spring break. Instead he finds himself criss-crossing the country with his roommate and with fellow travelers of various persuasions. However, it is through Olivia Dupree that Quentin might wonder about the narrowness of his own perspective in this novella with picaresque and coming-of-age elements.
The Cross and the Black-Episode III
Series: The Cross and the Black, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,430. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Claude is adjusting to the life of a student, but Sabrine comes by way of trouble. Claude must choose between his conscience and a comfortable life amongst demons. How now is he to choose between the Cross and the Black? This is the third installment of the exciting The Cross and the Black Series. Please see my author profile for the first book.
A Clever Girls Growth Chart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,610. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age
It's the late 1970s & Marquita is a one way street. But J.R. Jessup has an amazing mental compass that connects her to everyone & points dead ahead towards the future. She's funny, clever, & just like a hearty wildflower, blooms effortlessly with a little help from Mother Nature. It's a ride that's been 13 years in the making & unconventionally driven home with loving hands on the wheel.
Morse Code for Cats
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,990. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Coming of age … coming out. When Sam exchanges the country for the city on the eve of a new millennium, a wonderful world of possibility opens up: sex ... drugs ... sport. But when that world collapses, Sam must re-examine his every decision to finally become 'good at life.' Contemporary ... insightful ... raw ... Morse Code for Cats is funny at times and at times intensely moving.
Trevanian's Leap
Series: The Penwinnard Stories, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age
Frank has been at Penwinnard Boys' Home for four months. But now he is facing new challenges - a new school, a new place to live, and he would lose the friends he'd made at Penwinnard. He'd never really had friends before...
The Wishing Star
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,240. 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.
Wokokon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 92,560. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » 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.
Michael
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Coming of age
Ben cannot keep his mind off the handsome young man sitting at the back of his world literature class. He fantasizes and fantasizes, and then he acts. An amorous, hysterical, and ridiculously unusual tale by the acclaimed author of Atom Heart John Beloved, Nathan's Story, and Locomotives in Winter.
Matilda
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,100. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
The short novel Matilda, though written by Mary Shelley shortly after her huge success with Frankenstein, never saw the light of day until recently. This version of Matilda has undergone extensive copy-editing, and includes a glossary for references and translations, with a Foreword about Mary Shelley and why the book was never published in her lifetime. The shadow of incest haunts the pages.
Daddy Luck
Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Odd relationship between divorced textile worker and his precocious daughter.
Seasons of Darkness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,510. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age
Ethan Harrington's innocence was lost seven years ago when his mother took her own life. Left alone with his controlling and abusive father in an isolated farmhouse, he struggles to live among the shattered remains of a family that was never functional to begin with.
The Salt Hollows
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
My parents divorced. I don't live with my father. I live with my mother and Henry, who likes it when I call him "dad". One summer, my dad visited me secretly. When my mother and Henry found out, they were angry. Then the snow came. I'll never forget that night. Sometimes, people do things—do them out of love—that scrape away their insides, leaving them as nothing but painful containers of salt.
Repeat And Coda
Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by The Bearthology. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
Does music always bring harmony, or dissonance? Allie Drain's story follows one student's struggle against her own expectations.
The Walk On (part 2)
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 31,930. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Stefan Pawlikowski. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
The Shawn Tanner saga continues. The Walk On is a three part story about Shawn Tanner. You will watch Shawn grow from boy to man. The reader will walk through the life of Shawn as he discovers his passions and loves.