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The Bird Children (Book One of the Phoenix Realm) by Karen Nilsen
Series: The Phoenix Realm, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 226,840. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Coming of age
Avreal of Landers just knows there is something wrong with her, despite her family's protests to the contrary. She has no navel, and she loses her voice on occasion, sometimes unable to talk for months at a time. Her older brother Dominic, a young warlock struggling with his own demons, remembers what his sister doesn't: that she hatched out of an egg and spent her infancy as a bird . . .
Hiding in the Weave by William Bayer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,390. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
New York Times best-selling crime fiction writer, William Bayer, breaks new ground with this novel, a coming-of-age/psychological mystery. Hiding in the Weave is a novel for adults about the strivings of youth. . . love, passion, art, art-making, growing up and letting go. It takes the traditional coming-of-age boarding school novel into fascinating new territory.
Elle s'appelait Sonia Verjik by Dominique Lebel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,840. Language: French. Published: February 8, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Sonia Verjik a passé sa vie à fuir tout ce qui pouvait entraver sa liberté : son pays, les hommes qui l’ont aimée, l’idée même de la maternité. Et s’ils se mettent à trois pour parler d’elle, c’est parce qu’elle a laissé derrière elle des zones d’ombre sur lesquelles chacun tentera de porter son propre éclairage, avec plus ou moins de bienveillance et d’honnêteté.
Cadomin by Charles Wood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,090. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Cadomin is the fantastic story of a young boy's search for his stolen bike and his mother. Billy and his mother live in a ghost town in the foothills of the Rocky mountains. When his beloved bike goes missing, he leaves his mom and goes in search of it. He returns after being unable to find his bike only to find that his mom has also disappeared. He ventures into the mountains in search of her.
Life of Cards by Anthony Wrytt
Price: Free! Words: 25,990. Language: American English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
A young man named Anthony Holmes sacrifices everything for the lifestyle of his dreams only to find that his "perfect" life not only lacks any kind of joy or meaning but is also fragile and unstable like a tall house of cards. Can he find true happiness?
With My Own Eyes by Amber St. Clare
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,690. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
It may be the big city of Chicago but in it consists of two very different souls on different path in life. Tate Carson may just be a 12 year old kid but after one fateful glance on a cold January morning will change in the size of his world forever.
Snipe Hunting by Gemma Drazin
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 by Chardonian Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Coming of age(4.50 from 2 reviews)
George's new friends take him snipe hunting. Despite the late hour and the older boys harassment, George sticks with the journey, A journey that isn't what any of them expect.
Being Emma by Jeanne Harrell
Series: Rancher, 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Coming of age
Deputy Janie Johnson is an independent and headstrong young woman. The last thing on her mind is getting tangled up with some man. Being a deputy keeps her busy, as does training for the state archery tournament in Las Vegas. But Janie's life is turned upside down as family friend, Craig Ferguson, and then well driller, Mike Church, both cast their attentions her way.
Dorothy Before the Twister by Pat Sewell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age
A coming-of-age story about a girl who is growing up in the predominant company of adults during the Dust Bowl period.
The Fourth Man by Philip Matthews
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 87,140. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Coming of age
The novel is about the sentimental education of an Irish writer, Richard Butler. Given the limited possibilities of the biographical novel, Butler's early life is conveyed by means of sixteen episodes to indicate the intense aura of significance that can accompany certain moments in a life, so that some sense can be made of his life by tracing the connections between these events.
Ready Reference Treatise: The White Tiger by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 106 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 187. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,530. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Coming of age
The story is told through a retrospective narration by Balram Halwai. He is a village boy. The novel follows this village boy’s first journey to Delhi where he works as driver of a rich landlord. From there he goes to Bangalore. He kills his master in Delhi and flees from there.
The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea by Christopher Meeks
You set the price! Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
In 13 stories, Christopher Meeks balances tragedy and wit. As novelist David Scott Milton explains, "In this collection, Christopher Meeks examines the small heartbreaks of quiet despair that are so much a part of all our lives. He does it in language that is resonant, poetic, and precise.... If you like Raymond Carver, you'll love Meeks. He may be as good--or better."
Chet: Whispers From the Past by Larry Murray
Series: Chet, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 168,780. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Chet is a battered old ‘64 Chevy pickup that was there on the night Charles’ life imploded. For nearly 30 years, it has been locked away in an old barn, safely out of sight if not completely out of mind. For decades, Charles has blamed the old pickup for the destruction of his life, now he’s about to find that the vehicle that destroyed his life may be the key to bringing him back into the light.
Duplicity's Daughter by Naomi Stephan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,160. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
For fast track professor Renate Seiler, a grant to Berlin was not the fait accompli she expected. When she discovers letters among her mother’s effects that point to her father’s Nazi past, Renate decides to investigate. But attraction to a charismatic chanteuse in West Berlin, and a charming East German scientist captivate her. At each turn of the road, Renate’s path becomes more perilous.
M'am and the Salty Medicine by Meredith Rolley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,400. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Coming of age
A fringe-living misfit takes on power-abusing bullies calling on the laws of the universe instead of the usual methods.
Always and Forever by Jeanne Harrell
Series: Rancher, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,090. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Coming of age
Meg Johnson lives a good life in San Francisco as a chef in a great restaurant on Fisherman's Wharf. She's finally ready to take a chance at love and meets two handsome men. Both desire her and use very different methods to win her. She soon learns that the road to love is full of twists and turns and happiness doesn't come easily.
Somewhere In Between by Aaron Kappel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
*Foreword Reviews' 2013 Book of the Year Award Finalist* To question is to doubt, to doubt is to disagree, and to disagree is to sin—but for Jude wisdom lies within the questions. Several years after abandoning his evangelical roots and admitting to himself, his family and his wife that he is gay, Jude searches for meaning in his life through the evaluation of his past.