Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

An Awkward Moment in the Upper Ordovician
Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Two minutes on a limestone Ozarks bluff, a lifetime of lingering questions.
Ready Reference Treatise: Breath, Eyes, Memory
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 76 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 98. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
“Breath, Eyes, Memory” was the first novel by Edwidge Danticat. At the time of the publication of this novel, she was only twenty five years old.
The Story Trail
Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Historical
In the gallant world of ball gowns and society parties, a young woman questions her life. Does she really have to succumb to the pressure of expectation or can she soar free, achieving her dreams? An unexpected meeting rocks her world and she carries the effects of this through the passage of time.
Town Without Guns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,770. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013 by R.D. Byron-Smith. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When tragedy strikes his school fifth-grader Nathan Granger comes up with a unique way to end gun violence in his tiny rural town. But is this intelligent, resourceful boy big enough to smash heads with one of America's most powerful gun organizations? A thought-provoking story for our troubled times.
Rachel's First Trip
Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 41. Price: $3.03 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
On the day of Rachel's first trip to England, nothing seems to go right. Disaster follows disaster, and Rachel wonders if she'll ever reach English soil. A humorous short story.
A Plank in Reason
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 74,890. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A Plank in Reason is a comical Postmodern bildungsroman that chronicles the adventures and misadventures of the irreverent Anthony Allende. A coming of age work that examines the dissolution and reconstruction of a young man's psyche amidst the overwhelming absurdity of the modern world, A Plank in Reason examines the experience of growing up in a society devoid of objective standards and values.
The Legend of Gerald Arthur McGuinness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,080. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Legend of Gerald Arthur McGuinness follows the title character from birth to high school and beyond, as he tries to figure out how life can be so funny, confusing, and heartbreaking, all at the same time.
Ready Reference Treatise: Bless Me, Ultima
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 72 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 94. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,880. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
“Bless Me, Ultima” by Rudolfo Anaya was first published in 1972. It is considered to be one of the most widely read and critically acclaimed novel in the Chicano literary canon.
Finding Verity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,410. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
How much loss can one man survive? A moving story about a boy's survival and search for truth. At 13, Puck is abandoned. Ten years later, he rescues an old woman from an assault. As their friendship develops, Puck reveals his troubled past, as well as a longing to reconnect with a homeless man who lived in the tunnels under New York City. Verity means truth. Follow Puck as he learns his truth.
Taken
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Epi Martin was an intelligent young girl on the cusp of becoming a mature woman. She enjoyed the nearly unquestioning trust of her mother and the devoted attention of Alfredo, the young man whom she loved and who in turn was entirely taken with her special charms. The future seemed safe and quite certain, until one day of irrevocable change. A short story. (May be unsuitable for some readers.)
Tim Portland and the Reunion Photos
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Tim Portland doesn't fit in. He's got an ambitious spirit and a big heart, but hasn't yet found his place in the social order of Coleman High. All that's about to change. Tim is organizing photography for the school's 75th Reunion. If he can manage to pull off the photos perfectly, navigate his first love, and keep his competitive friend Kelsey at bay, Tim will finally have his chance to shine.
Paragens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,540. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Liberdade não é rebeldia, independência não é isolamento. Erros são lições, para quem os comete e para quem os vê cometidos. E quando a vida nos pára, precisamos de quem nos empurre no sentido certo. Paragens: Um drama familiar em busca de uma família. Escrito em 2006 e revisto a fundo ao longo de 2012, esta é a versão definitiva do primeiro livro de Luís Filipe Alves.
The Watch
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Eleven-year-old Angel is trying to maneuver her increasingly messy childhood. Her mother's husband hunting, the nuns at school are mean; there's a steady stream of potential new step-parents. There's also her father, Ray. He's an awful parent, but Angel holds out hope that he'll change. The hope grows stronger when he hints of buying her a special gift, one that could transform her entire life.
New Hope City
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 64,660. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 by Dark Tales Great Lives, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(2.00 from 4 reviews)
A troubled teen and a disillusioned cop cross paths in a southern town suffering from economic and social collapse.
What Will Happen to Walter?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,380. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
When Avery moves home from college, she gets more problems than she expected: the house she inherits from her grandmother in a bad part of town; Walter, the St. Bernard with severe anxiety; and Steven, who she works with at What a Party! A lot has changed since she last saw him, but his insistence that Avery “wasn’t supposed to come back" makes it seem like some things are still the same after all
Tales From The Sea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,460. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Tales from the Sea is a semi-autobiographical novel based on my life at sea between 1957 and 1969. In its pages the reader will meet the characters with whom I sailed and their antics. They will experience nights ashore and visit through my eyes exotic places. Read about the different ships, old and new as they plough across the oceans carrying the products of the world Throughout there is the sea
The Cranberry Hush: A Novel
Price: $5.89 USD. Words: 79,660. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Two young men struggle to find their places in the world and in each other's lives after college.
Dandelion Man - The Four Loves
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,670. Language: American English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
"As we search for love, we enter tangled webs of life and living. Dandelion Man - the four loves is a novel about relationships throughout the 1960s and 1970s and across generations as many put together the unique stories of their lives and the touches of first love. Enticing with a dedication to a very different era, 'Dandelion Man' is well worth considering for general fiction collections."
Leonardo and Mary-Angel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,450. Language: American English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Leonardo is a young man after family foundations and role models. When experiencing love, rivalry, and desires, Leonardo puts his philosophy to the test while hanging on to innocence. Written amid the onslaught of the 1980's civil war, Leonardo embodies the stress, uncertainty, and reality dissociation plaguing young souls caught between noble ideals and ethereal hatred searing Salvadoran teens.
Betty
Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 29. Price: $3.03 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A depressed high school girl who feels trapped by life tries to kill herself, and fails. Afterward she's forced to learn a lot about herself and the world around her. A short story.