Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Fighting Against Gravity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,900. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Michelkin Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
All he ever wanted was to feel normal. Meet Londres Leon, a child born on a stormy, chaotic night where tragedy follows tragedy. As Londres grows up, the chaos only gets worse. It's more than a coming of age story. It's more than an adventure. It's more than you can ever imagine. It's a story of struggle, heartache, and tragedy with a surprise ending you have to read to believe.
The Grindstone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,170. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
Growing up can be hard. Add emotional and learning disabilities in an unsympathetic, small Arizona town in the 1950s, and it’s a real grind. Tommy Lerner’s family is very supportive, but they have their own challenges of poverty and a mixed marriage. Then there is Frank Lerner’s deep, dark secret …. Success against the odds requires courage, determination and faith. And love – lots of love.
Horses for Sale, a Miranda and Starlight Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,620. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Will sixteen-year-old Miranda Stevens make it as a horse rancher while struggling with the demands of high school, the tragedies of life, and affairs of the heart? She's giving it her best shot, but she's not above making bad decisions and reaping the consequences.
To My Daughter, Book One
Price: Free! Words: 57,310. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Susie, of Shaina Richmond's "Safe With Me" series, writes a journal to her soon-to-be-born daughter. Susie was fifteen years old when her mother passed away. Five years later, she learned that her paternity was a lie. Motivated by the recent loss of a friend, Susie starts a journal with the hope that, in the unfortunate case of her own untimely passing, her precious daughter will know her truth.
Two Sisters Times Two
Price: Free! Words: 104,630. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
What happens when you take two sisters stuck in middle age and join them with two sisters struggling to enter adulthood and stir them all together in the cauldron of life's trials? This novel picks up the story of Brooke and Leah Fulcher now in their fifties and adds Jodie and Penni, Brooke's daughters, to their mix, creating emotional entanglements beyond the sum of those parts.
Reflections: A Story of Friendship
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,370. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It is the 25th April 1919 and Captain Christopher Murphy has been invited back to his old school, Guildale College, to deliver an address in the first year of peace after The Great War. When he arrives at East Guildale railway station, which is adjacent to the school, a flood of memories come rushing back. He now knows what he must say and walks to the school to deliver his address.
Gaijin, Vol. I
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,850. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jade Leigh doesn't even know you, but he probably hates you already. He never wanted to move here in the first place, so what does he care if people don't like him? Unfortunately, his bad attitude matters way more than Jade wants to admit, and the neighborhood delinquent is about to enlighten him.
Pinkeens to Diddies
Series: An Irish Lad. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In this gently humorous story, young, sensitive Brendan Harris learns much about life, family and the need to fit in while growing in 1940s semi-rural Southern Ireland. Life brings the typical surprises for young boys turning into young men, as Brendan grows up fishing for ‘pinkeens’ and later learns his fair share about the opposite sex, and the delights and disappointments of coming of age.
Brendan Afloat
Series: An Irish Lad. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,040. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When seventeen-year-old Brendan Harris returns home to take his final officer’s exam, disaster strikes, leaving him in a deep coma. His diary, kept over the years at sea, becomes a must-read for his nurses. For in it, Brendan describes his escapades in the British Merchant Navy...and with girls. But will Brendan’s girl wait for him if he should ever from his coma?
Cuando el Sol se Derrama
Price: Free! Words: 44,630. Language: Spanish. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Un niño sale huyendo de la casa perseguido por la temible imagen de su padre. El joven encontrará que el amor es frío, la soledad su única fuente de seguridad. James Jackson se convertirá en un prestigioso médico oncólogo, afanado al mundo objetivo de la ciencia libre de emociones.
The English Refugee: The Day It Happened Here
Price: Free! Words: 65,150. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
What if the refugee crisis happened here? What if we were the refugees? Jack, an eight year old boy is forced to flee abroad with his family when his home town is bombed. But to get there, he must first overcome hunger and thirst, rioters and scavengers, a French government unsympathetic to the plight of asylum-seekers, and the sharp end of the invading Russian army.
Lena
Price: Free! Words: 23,130. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Set in Southern California in 2016, Lena is a coming-of-age thriller/comedy/romance that follows two millennials through a single afternoon when one mistake threatens to ruin their lives. Both action-packed and psychological, this dynamic piece twists and turns and warms your heart at the same time.
Tinta china sobre papiro
Price: Free! Words: 81,330. Language: Spanish. Published: March 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Allen no estaba acostumbrado a que le negasen un capricho, menos aún después de un berrinche monumental. Y viene su hermana con un trato extraño. Nada que él no pueda manejar... o eso espera.
Three from the Stones
Price: Free! Words: 20,770. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Gutter Child
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,890. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
For the first eighteen years of his life, Jimmy Grogan has led a blissful existence of sweet ignorance. But on the day he leaves for college, he discovers a family secret that could upend every piece of cozy perfection he knows. Now he must solve the most unsettling mystery of his life: Has his family been living a lie?
The World Disappears: A Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,960. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Is your imagination worth $1 million? Struggling to complete his life’s work, a Japanese video game inventor turns to a piano prodigy for help, setting off a quixotic course of events that could end the world. The World Disappears is a coming-of-age story about friendship, loss, and the power of the imagination.
Dwaze spiegelbeelden
Price: Free! Words: 47,280. Language: Dutch. Published: February 4, 2016 by KollectiefMaksimaal. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Wanneer een tweeling op jonge leeftijd van elkaar gescheiden wordt, zijn ze op hun telepathische krachten aangewezen om contact te houden. Dat loopt behoorlijk fout. Jef Louisa Versmissen beschrijft de wereld van adolescenten in een wilde rush van bier, sigaretten en woeste wijven.
A Private Place
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Abbie Hart feels like a fish out of water when she arrives at Miss Katherine's School for Girls. She soon finds herself in a sticky situation when she discovers she is sharing a room with two stepsisters who vehemently despise each other. Will Abbie escape being in the middle of a murderous rivalry that puts her life in danger or will her roommates' final confrontation also destroy her?
What They Left Behind
Price: Free! Words: 121,090. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Ben and Gennie Perrin, orphaned twins, are abused and abandoned by their brother. Luckily, they are adopted by a young couple and raised in San Francisco. Years later, while trying to bring their parents to California, they uncover something so unexpected it turns their world upside down. Will they reconcile with their past or will it leave them shattered like their city after the earthquake?
The Hunt for the Dragon Master
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Bazan and his gang turns parts of the town into a Goth City in Augmented Reality. It is a birthday present for Schwarzen. During a virtual concert, a dragon destroys the town and kill most of the avatars. The kids must neutralize the Dragon Master, who are threatening their life in cyberspace.

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