Fiction » Coming of age

The Ember and the Knife
Series: Spellbound Railway, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,590. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Coming of age
The saddest sort of homecoming brings Mallory, Kean and Robert back together after 2 years. The three friends have found out that the cruelties of life cannot be wished away or banished by a spell. But as they struggle to reconnect with each other and mend their hurting families, an arcane menace returns, threatening the manyworlds tied together by the Spellbound Railway.
Strife: The Complete Series
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,410. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Coming of age
From USA Today bestselling author Sky Corgan comes a darker version of Pretty Woman. Strife is a story of privilege and poverty, of kindness and cruelty, and of learning who to trust when the whole world seems to have turned its back on you.
The Ghost of George Washington
Price: Free! Words: 9,980. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
In this short story by acclaimed Washington writer Arthur Bliss, six college freshman face an unexpected crisis in the forest ahead of the 2016 American presidential election. Will what they discover change how they view themselves and their country?
Goodbye, Saturday Night
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,330. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016 by Foundations, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
It’s early May in 1956 in the small South Alabama town of Farmington, and eleven year old Bobby Crosby’s life is about to change forever. Bobby escapes his real world by sitting every night in the local movie theater, third row left down front. There, alone in the dark, he leaves Farmington far behind and melts into the world of the silver screen.
Promises Kept, The Story of Number Two
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Our mother said that sisters should never be separated. That sisters were like twins that weren’t born on the same day. When I was little I believed that—that, and a lot more. She said that she’d never let us be hurt. That no matter what happened, we’d be together. She lied.
The Face of The Moon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,720. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Possessing a dreadful secret, young Jack Brown thinks that release from the orphanage will give him a chance for a new life. He arrives at Moon Valley as a ward of its owner, Mr Frobisher. Georgie, Mr Frobisher’s granddaughter captivates him and becomes a faithful friend, as does Molly, the only girl in his form at school. But tragedy strikes and knowing he is the cause, Jack runs.
Second Grade Cynic: Or How to Change the End of the World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,890. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Upon discovering a reality defying door in his office, downtrodden Shawn finds himself catapulted back into his own childhood. Enjoying several jaunts back into "the prime of his life" he soons realizes something sinister is afoot. Follow Shawn as he transcends space and time in this unique and thoughtful glimpse into the life of a Second Grade Cynic.
One Little Indian
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,920. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
In India, a land of “snakes, elephants, gurus, and coconuts,” Vijay Prabhu grows up Catholic and confused. The result is an Indian Angela's Ashes, one in which Vijay, redefining his goals, dreams of going to America, the land of milk, honey, and Campbell's Cream of Chicken Soup. "Surprisingly delightful...the unstoppably copious funniness is Shandian."-The Telegraph.
A Haunted Soul
Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Tracey is haunted by many, many issues between her and her mother. This tale is all about how they resolve things and go back to having a happy relationship. Well, it also concerns a boy with stars on his shoes, but Tracey's mum wouldn't like us mentioning that.
Travesty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,170. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
Waking up in a house she doesn’t recognize, sixteen-year-old, Sophia Sawyer, tries not to let the blankness of her mind terrorize her. How has she ended up chained in a basement? Abram Scott knows all too well how she ended up there. Promising to save her, Abram plans an escape, praying time and distance will offer them a normal life...until he can get Sophia back to her family. Her real one.
In The Shadow Of The Other
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,600. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016 by DevilDogPress. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Thirteen-year-old Jennifer is coming of age, finding out the truth of her mother’s passing, her father’s heritage, the mystery behind her new puppy, and her own inherited legacy. Against the forces of evil, a champion must arise. But is Jennifer ready? Family takes many forms. Unfortunately, so does evil.
Gathering Light
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,920. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » General
Rolf is a happy-go-lucky dog with a gift. He can see the light that flows out from humans when they experience joy. Rolf is able to collect this light and give it to other humans who are sad or need a little encouragement. As Rolf wanders around his small town gathering and sharing light, he makes friends with a young teenage boy. Together they share adventures.
Daddy's Little Pumpkin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,460. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
When a new baby is born in a family with older siblings, life can be a torment for all. Beautiful Coming of Age novel based on a true story.
The Feels
Price: Free! Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Three of Jamaak Morris’s many short stories that involve love, determination, strength, and forgiveness. The different protagonist in the different stories found the courage to do what is needed of them.
The Golden Child
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Stephen Pendleton sees his childhood repeating himself. His brother, Ken, who was given everything as the eldest child while Stephen, the youngest, was neglected and abused. He's tried to put that behind him and move on with his life, but when he sees his younger nephew going through the same things, he finds himself reliving the past and his darkest impulses.
Only You
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,250. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance

Carla Santini is the Italian exchange student coming to stay with Jamie Hogan and her family for the summer. Jamie can hardly wait —t will be just like having a sister her own age. But at the airport, it's a gorgeous Italian boy who steps off the plane, Carla is actually Carlo—there was a typo! Can one key stroke turn Jamie's world upside down?
Modern Man: Life's Like That
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 101,500. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Modern Man: Life’s Like That is a comedy about the challenges faced by one young man on his journey from late teens to full manhood. Launching his career turned out to be harder than he had been led to believe and the need for immediate cash motivated him to take a few jobs that smacked of desperation. A chance meeting provided an exit route that opened up a whole new world of opportunities.
Alatash
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,610. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016 by Sail Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
ALATASH follows the life of the young African Alicia Anderson and the struggles she had to overcome to achieve happiness.
The Last Letter: A Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,440. Language: American English. Published: September 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Fifteen-year-old Amelia struggles to shape her own identity while a chronic illness threatens to tear her world apart.
Finding You *Conclusion of Agony of Being Me*
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,000. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
Jesse delays entering art school in order to keep his family service station operational so he can afford the home no longer occupied by his parents or reckless brother Jamie. Jesse vents his frustrations with a paint brush and a series of sexual encounters with a variety of women. Kirby enters his life, pulling every string off her bikini, luring Jesse to Miami. Will a song bring him home?