Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Depression Cookies
By Tia Bach
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 177,030. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Depression Cookies is a coming of age story woven around the heart of family triumph. It is told from two distinct vantage points, middle-aged mother, Abby, and her teenage daughter, Krista. Each faces unique challenges within the framework of a combined family life. What neither expects to find is the true essence of magic in the strength, friendship, power and energy of the female spirit.
Normal Too?
By Stephen J. Mulrooney
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,050. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Busterfly. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
“Sometimes it takes a village to raise a child. Sometimes, as in our case, that village looks more like The Village People. And sometimes, it is not the village that raises the child, but the child that raises the village … often to heights they never imagined.” In this sequel to Normal?, Stephen J. Mulrooney reminds us again that the important thing is not who we love, but that we love.
The Convention
By Robert Collins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,250. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
David Chalmers is attending Mo-Kan 2, a science fiction convention in Kansas City. He’s there because a national Doctor Who group has big plans for the future. During the con he meets fellow fan Lila Woodson and the members of another fan group, the Space Rats. Will this convention alter David’s future? Will Lila win the costume contest? Should we be afraid of Doctor Who: The Wrath of Kroll?
Asleep Without Dreaming
By Barbara Forte Abate
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,660. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When love, mystery, and fate collide, unleashing an unforgettable tragedy...On the run and uncertain trouble brewing, Willa finds herself stranded in a long decaying town with a mother prone to keeping secrets and telling lies, a murderous arsonist, and no ready way out. And then Willa meets Jesse Truman, an intriguing boy she longs to save, if only she understood what it is he needs saving from.
What Never Happened: An Observation
By Nick Stokes
Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
An observant boy goes to the park, returns home, and has a conversation with his mother in a fabricated, unlikely, never-happened, plausible, impossible, invented, realistic coming-of-age story. What Never Happened: An Observation, a short story, was first published in Waccamaw, Issue 7.
Camelia
By DiannaDann
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,290. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 by Wayward Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
"Camelia has stolen my heart...one of the best books I've ever read." ---The Literary Connoisseur Camelia...isn't here. April MacMillan is drunk, standing on the roof of Three River Terrace seven stories up, ready to jump to her death, when she remembers Camelia. Will the truth about Camelia save her? Or will it lead her back t
Calves In The Mud Room
By Jerome O Brown
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 20,800. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Wade Summers wants nothing more than to go on his date tonight with high school hottie Glory Schoonover. A February blizzard's blown in and a couple of cows are calving early. Way too early. And Wade's never delivered a calf on his own. Kirkus Reviews called this coming-of-age story "An exciting, elegant debut." It's rough around the edges, full of brute hardship, raw strength, and pure heart.
An Education
By T. W. Fielding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
At the training camp in the country Larry helps with the champ and his sparing partner, Big George..
Servants and Followers (The Legends of Arria, Volume 2)
By Courtney Bowen
Series: Legends of Arria, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 136,580. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Basha has set out on his quest, accompanied by his adoptive brother Oaka and mentor Sir Nickleby, to retrieve the legendary Tau's Cup for his beloved Jawen. Yet tragedy soon strikes and they begin to doubt the true meaning of their quest. With Servants and Followers of the evil Doomba in pursuit, can they trust anyone to help them survive when they discover who they really are?
Wicked Temper
By Randy Thornhorn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,960. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Hitch a wild-ass ride with two runaway teens—-the runty but tough preacher's girl Tizzy Polk and her punk boyfriend Matthew. They might think they are Bonnie and Clyde, but they might also race headlong into an evil far greater than their own. They may come to see things darkly different and seldom seen on that bewitched mountain known below as Riddle Top. A rockabilly heart of darkness.
Lily and Me in Haut de Cagnes
By Delaney Henderson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,680. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The lives and loves of a 13-year-old girl and her mother in the French village of Haut de Cagnes.
I Tried to Tell You but You Wouldn't Listen
By Cindy Matias
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a short story I wrote inspired by some of the things recently going on in my life and some of my thoughts. I recently had problems opening up to anyone and the whole situation was frustrating everyone. I talked to my doctor about it and she suggested therapy. That's where the whole idea of this story came from, even though I never got therapy myself. Enjoy.
Pelican Smile
By Wendy Beach
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: Australian English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
The Savannah House
By Jamie O'Connor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,280. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014 by A Horse Called Alpha. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Going home is never easy. Gennie left her home in southern Georgia for cooking school in New York as soon as the ink was dry on her high school diploma, and she never looked back. This is a story about southern women, about what it's like to be the quiet one, and about really understanding what it is you want out of life. Mostly, though, this is a story about food.
Promises
By Carolyn Roosth
Series: Novels that develop characters' histories, Book 3. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 68,360. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Promises is the story of a young girl’s struggle to define herself according to the ideals of success and education taught by her parents. Helen’s journey is fraught with unexpected tragedies and desertions. She makes promises as a way of bargaining to deal with her guilt and grief. Helen learns to depend on family, friends, and her singing ability to achieve her goals.
Just To Be With You: The Sullivans (Contemporary Romance)
By Bella Andre
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,680. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
JUST TO BE WITH YOU is the newest book in Bella Andre's New York Times and USA Today bestselling Sullivan series. Over 1.5 million books sold so far! This is Ian Sullivan and Tatiana Landon's story. The Seattle Sullivans.
Sobel's Skin
By Bonnie Loshbaugh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,630. Language: American English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When the spirits call, you must answer. When the spirits called Sobel, she ran away. Things have been going badly ever since. But when the mountain next to her village begins spewing ash and fire, Sobel can no longer avoid the spirit world. Big Raven has big plans for a little girl from the Salmon Tribe, and they start in the hot heart of a volcano.
No One's Watching
By Sandy Green
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,440. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
At summer dance camp, Kitri isn't chosen for a ballet role at the end-of-camp performance but for an Irish dance duet, a form of dance her mother hates. Soon Kitri realizes she’s falling in love with everything about Irish dance, including her partner Blake. Kitri has to decide whether to crush her mom’s hopes or tie a Celtic knot to her new passion and hang on.
Once Bad Intentions
By Monique Dixon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,810. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Once Bad Intentions is a coming of age urban love story of triumph and redemption. The inspirational story of a young girl’s journey to defeat her past, the violent characteristics she had become prone to, and succeed in the world of fashion photography.
Still Air
By Sean Monaghan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ben Easton's bringing his new son and girlfriend halfway around the world to meet his father and his father's new girlfriend. Naturally Ben's half-crazed mother is going to crash the party. A New Zealand literary story by Sean Monaghan, author of "Fog".