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Should We Know? by C. Carraway-Caulfield
Price: Free! Words: 14,120. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Rebi is starting at a new boarding school, two months after the academic year has begun, for reasons unknown. His arrival coincides with the surfacing of a mysterious website which promises to reveal pupils secrets. Rebi's joins his newfound group of friends as they try and hunt down the owner of the website before their secrets surface.
The Day the Music Died by Gabe Gott
Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: American English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Sam is taking a shower, getting ready for class, when he finds out about the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. It is the Tuesday of the second week of his first semester of college, and he has been shocked into a hate-filled and dangerous world.
Enigma, discovering the moments that form your life by Charles Stoll
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,500. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Enigma is the story of Joshua Chambers who is examining his life to find the defining moments that caused him to be the person he is today. From innocent to less innocent loves, good and bad friends, an African Baptism, his adventures in his fraternity, his talks with a friend dying from Aids and a brief stint in jail, he continues to grow and evolve into a conscious vibration.
The Codependents by Anthony Kyle Corthay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,760. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Codependents follows the comprehension of unique details varying from one generation to the next, and where the individual fits in between such details and the naked truths of society. As the seeker digs deeper and deeper into the significant peers surrounding him, he considers the will of others, whether led by chaos or harmony, whether by nonsense or dreams, whether by madness or happiness.
Passing Through by Anthony Kyle Corthay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,900. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Gibb’s story comes entirely driven by his friends, both from afar and close, whose penchants for life have always differed from one another, influencing a string of comings-and-goings across the country for momentary escapes and findings, searching for contentment where his path intersects with those from Home.
Wander.Stop by Sin James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015 by Nikki True. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Where do you go when there is nowhere else to go? In this coming of age story Benny, a 16-year-old dope boy from Oklahoma City is ready to change his life around. But as soon as he tries to leave his former life behind an unforeseen accident plus a chance encounter with a young prostitute has him at facing a tough decision to either commit to change or fall back into old habits.
Make my Joy Complete by Mercia McMahon
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: British English. Published: July 2, 2015 by MMMporium. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Mona is a silent but strong mother, unlike her daughter Lisa who loudly insists on being called Joy. Mona is headstrong and has needed to be as a single mother, but now the young adult that is Lisa (or Joy) is seriously injured. In the hospital waiting room Mona continues to be the strong silent type and is determined to sort everything out for her beloved daughter, who has other ideas.
Playing Flashlight Tag by Jay Lemming
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Summer nights playing flashlight tag for a group of teenage boys turns into something else entirely when a girl joins their game. Hiding from each at night with a single beam of light to see by cannot hide a kind of illumination that touches them all.
The Colors of Autumn by Jay Lemming
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The stirring days of autumn accompany one young man's journey from college to his girlfriend's home for Halloween weekend. The sheltered world of his youth, however, is about to be challenged by a series of harmless events that still maintain enough implications to open the door to some of the world's darker possibilities.
Lovely Paradox: Lost by J.J. Nite
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,570. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Astraea Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Damien is the opposite of everything Ali Morgan's parents hoped she'd find, which makes him all the more attractive. She jumps into a world she's been sheltered from. But now that she's found her confidence thanks to Damien, Ali isn’t going to blindly follow her parents' rules. Will they convince her that Damien isn’t for her or will Ali discover something much different all on her own?
Circuits of the Wind (Volume 1) by Michael Stutz
Price: Free! Words: 81,060. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by Confiteor Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Volume 1 of Circuits of the Wind, an ambitious literary coming-of-age novel in three volumes, follows a young Raymond from his '70s childhood to the home computers and bulletin boards of the '80s, where he leads a double life as a wanderer of the wires. But when even his virtual best friend unplugs, Raymond might have to leave it, too—because isn't real life supposed to be offline?
The Journey of Elizabeth Ann Rose by Brenda Ashworth Barry
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,040. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
When Beth Ann turns eleven she finds more than chocolate cake being served. Her mom serves her daddy divorce papers, takes her three children and heads out to begin a new life. In one short summer, Beth Ann’s life completely changes, and she ends up in Novata, a small Northern California town. The very town that will change her life forever.
The Color of Life by Claudette Carrida Jeffrey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,130. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When 23 year-old Claire Soublet arrives in New York City to begin her new life, she has no idea that after only four days, a situation will arise forcing her to return to New Orleans. Growing up mired in years of hardship and being abandoned by family through death and disinterest, she manages to scratch and claw her way out of that life. And in the process, get a college education.
50 Ways of Saying Fabulous Book 2 Anniversary Edition by Graeme Aitken
Series: 50 Ways of Saying Fabulous. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,680. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The poignant but also endearingly comic triumphs and tribulations of sweet, fat, theatrical Billy-Boy continue in Book 2 of '50 Ways of Saying Fabulous'. With something illicit growing in an abandoned toilet, clandestine goings-on down at the old gaol, a bloody murder, and a dozen costume changes, Billy-Boy’s life is even more dramatic than his favourite TV show 'Lost in Space'.
Ryan’s Woods: A South Side Boyhood Fifty Years Ago by Patrick Creevy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,600. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015 by Amika Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
The year is 1962. The family of fourteen-year-old Kevin Collins, caught in white flight, has moved from Beverly, its South Side of Chicago neighborhood, to the city’s northern suburbs. The field of Kevin’s most formative boyhood adventures was Ryan’s Woods, the great South Side forest preserve, mysterious, beautiful, running along the city’s western edge a full mile from 83rd Street to 91st.
Una Canción Para Julia by Charles Sheehan-Miles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,760. Language: Spanish. Published: June 12, 2015 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
La conexión entre ellos es tan poderosa que amenaza con hacer trizas todo.
The Women's Center by Michele Fitzpatrick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,710. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015 by Amika Press. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Award-winning journalist Michele Fitzpatrick’s engaging debut novel introduces four unlikely heroines in their fifties who navigate extraordinary challenges as ordinary people do: rarely smoothly, often treading water, sometimes barely afloat.
Petunia and Sir Alfred by T. K. Jones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Al, a janitor at Lakeview Asylum, never noticed Petunia, a young schizophrenic patient, until Nurse Kathy nudges him into socializing with her. Little does he know he will get pulled into Petunia's bizarre metaphysical world. She claims to be a prophetess, filling one notebook after another with frantic scribbles. Intrigued by her strange religion, he becomes a neophyte initiate.