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At Bobby Trivette's Grave by Donna Vitucci
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,750. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2016 by Rebel ePublishers. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
When you slam the door shut on your boyfriend’s pleas you don’t expect to never see him again. A simple silly argument, you expect to get past it. You expect to love, to fight, to make up and love some more. You’re young and there’s plenty of joy to come.
The Paddy Stories: Book One by John Justice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,150. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Blind Paddy Flynn, orphaned at 8, travels from Philadelphia to California in 1947 to live with his aunt and uncle. He’s soon reunited with Lucy, his special friend from Philadelphia. With his loving nature, courage, and can-do spirit, Paddy brings joy and inspiration to many others and even stands up to bullies. But how will he adjust to life at a school for the blind? To be continued in Book Two.
Leviathan's War by Lee Laughead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,250. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
After surviving a car crash, Rock Island, Illinois teenager Levi Strauss undergoes an unprecedented and unexplainable change: His body cannot be damaged, and he has nearly limitless supernatural strength and endurance. Resolving to become the world's first superhero, he puts on a ski mask and heads to Chicago to fight crime on the streets while conversing with his family back home.
The Grindstone by Don Maker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,170. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
Growing up can be hard. Add emotional and learning disabilities in an unsympathetic, small Arizona town in the 1950s, and it’s a real grind. Tommy Lerner’s family is very supportive, but they have their own challenges of poverty and a mixed marriage. Then there is Frank Lerner’s deep, dark secret …. Success against the odds requires courage, determination and faith. And love – lots of love.
To My Daughter, Book One by Shaina Richmond
Price: Free! Words: 57,310. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Susie, of Shaina Richmond's "Safe With Me" series, writes a journal to her soon-to-be-born daughter. Susie was fifteen years old when her mother passed away. Five years later, she learned that her paternity was a lie. Motivated by the recent loss of a friend, Susie starts a journal with the hope that, in the unfortunate case of her own untimely passing, her precious daughter will know her truth.
The Canyon House by Janice Gilbertson
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 83,680. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016 by Pen-L Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Even the most beautiful summer can turn dark and cold in a moment. For nine-year-old tomboy Poppy, moving to the wilderness of the canyon and the ramshackle house was a dream come true. But as the temperature dropped and the dark clouds rolled over the canyon walls, she couldn't have foreseen the secrets that should have been shared or the life-and-death events that would unfold.
Two Sisters Times Two by Jeffrey Anderson
Price: Free! Words: 104,630. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
What happens when you take two sisters stuck in middle age and join them with two sisters struggling to enter adulthood and stir them all together in the cauldron of life's trials? This novel picks up the story of Brooke and Leah Fulcher now in their fifties and adds Jodie and Penni, Brooke's daughters, to their mix, creating emotional entanglements beyond the sum of those parts.
Summerwind by Stanley Laine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,290. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Jack Monroe easily trades a seemingly hopeless future for a two week escape to Lake Michigan with his tantalizing friends Tori and Kaye. But his summer of fun is turned upside down when he meets a stranger on the beach who will change his life forever.
Reflections: A Story of Friendship by Jeff Hopkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,370. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Coming of age
It is the 25th April 1919 and Captain Christopher Murphy has been invited back to his old school, Guildale College, to deliver an address in the first year of peace after The Great War. When he arrives at East Guildale railway station, which is adjacent to the school, a flood of memories come rushing back. He now knows what he must say and walks to the school to deliver his address.
Billy in the Lowground by Sumner Wilson
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 50,000. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016 by Pen-L Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Coming of age
The vast blue sky. The endless flow of pristine waters. The days of summer that seem to have no end. All this belongs to Scotlin Bright as he gallops from one adventure to the next with no thought of tomorrow. Tomorrow is for grown-ups. Today belongs to Scotlin. But his happiness is harshly interrupted when Scotlin learns he must soon leave the river to take his place working his father's farm.
Gaijin, Vol. I by Umi 宇美
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,850. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Jade Leigh doesn't even know you, but he probably hates you already. He never wanted to move here in the first place, so what does he care if people don't like him? Unfortunately, his bad attitude matters way more than Jade wants to admit, and the neighborhood delinquent is about to enlighten him.
Tutus & Cowboy Boots (Part 2) by Casey Peeler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,950. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
After an eventful Christmas break, Cadence Lewis is shaken to the core. The life she lived in New York no longer makes sense. Faced with so many questions she runs to the only person who has ever listened to her. Will Cadence be able to overcome the path she’s been given or will she take the easy way out?
Pinkeens to Diddies by David R. McCabe
Series: An Irish Lad. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Coming of age
In this gently humorous story, young, sensitive Brendan Harris learns much about life, family and the need to fit in while growing in 1940s semi-rural Southern Ireland. Life brings the typical surprises for young boys turning into young men, as Brendan grows up fishing for ‘pinkeens’ and later learns his fair share about the opposite sex, and the delights and disappointments of coming of age.
Brendan Afloat by David R. McCabe
Series: An Irish Lad. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,040. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Coming of age
When seventeen-year-old Brendan Harris returns home to take his final officer’s exam, disaster strikes, leaving him in a deep coma. His diary, kept over the years at sea, becomes a must-read for his nurses. For in it, Brendan describes his escapades in the British Merchant Navy...and with girls. But will Brendan’s girl wait for him if he should ever from his coma?
Darla Decker Plays It Straight by Jessica McHugh
Series: Darla Decker Diaries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,040. Language: American English. Published: March 29, 2016 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
Darla Decker is still shaking from a rough year of seventh grade. Her parents barely speak to each other, her best friend Reggie is dating her lifelong crush, and Nate Young is acting like he’s allergic to the word “boyfriend.” Troubles aside, Darla is resolved to be on her best behavior and kick off eighth grade with a smile… but even the straightest paths have obstacles. [YA Coming-of-Age]
Blessed Poison by Donny Hunt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,160. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Breaking into the realm of the world’s elite guitarists won’t be easy. She’ll have to work twice as hard to earn the respect she craves.
The English Refugee: The Day It Happened Here by Jonathan Pidduck
Price: Free! Words: 65,150. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 2 reviews)
What if the refugee crisis happened here? What if we were the refugees? Jack, an eight year old boy is forced to flee abroad with his family when his home town is bombed. But to get there, he must first overcome hunger and thirst, rioters and scavengers, a French government unsympathetic to the plight of asylum-seekers, and the sharp end of the invading Russian army.
The Memory of Trees by Mick Rooney
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,260. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
The Memory of Trees is the story of Carlos, a shepherd boy, who travels from his beautiful home in Cyprus, following in the footsteps of Saint Paul into the Middle East and along the road to Damascus. Experiencing unbearable loss and exile, he sets out on a journey of knowledge and adventure.
Tinta china sobre papiro by Laura Lauman
Price: Free! Words: 81,330. Language: Spanish. Published: March 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Allen no estaba acostumbrado a que le negasen un capricho, menos aún después de un berrinche monumental. Y viene su hermana con un trato extraño. Nada que él no pueda manejar... o eso espera.
El precio de la vida by Danielle Singleton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,170. Language: Spanish. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Coming of age
La única cosa que Luisa Dominguez, de trece años, quería hacer era escaper de las pandillas y la violencia de su ciudad natal en Honduras. Ella rezaba todos los días: Dios, llévame lejos de aquí. Entonces, un día su deseo se hizo realidad. Ella se permitía salir. Su boleto, sin embargo, tenía un precio: la propia madre de Luisa la había vendido como esclava.