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Qualcuno che ti protegga
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 57,480. Language: Italian. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Parigi, 5 giugno 1947. René Étranger è fortunosamente scampato alle persecuzioni contro gli Ebrei grazie all'impegno di sua madre Ester, maestra di danza. Riesce a trovare impiego in una rivista d'avanguardia, Liberté!, ma non è affatto soddisfatto di sé e della vita che conduce. Ma quando il caporedattore gli affida un reportage sul sanguinoso sbarco degli Alleati...
Reflections: A Story of Friendship
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,370. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Literature » 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.
REVENGE OF THE RATS
Price: Free! Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Abbie's brother, Bendigo, and his friend, Lydel, are partly responsible for dump ground rats invading Ben's family chicken coup. Ben hatches a plan to use the rats themselves to act as the instruments of their own demise. The plan, although effective, proves far more costly than expected.
Tupelo Honey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,330. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A humorous, unconventional family yarn about a young girl navigating a hardscrabble upbringing in northern Mississippi. Meet Tupelo Honey. She divinely lays out the framework and quirky intricacies of growing up in a house only “slightly better than an orphanage,” A loveable, engaging, original voice, Tupelo brightens this accomplished tale of dysfunction. ~ Publishers Weekly
The One: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In "The One," a recent college graduate delays entering the real world by forming a drug and sex-fueled relationship with "The One," a boy her age who is nothing what he seems.
Floating Paper Strips
Series: Infinite Horizons. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Efe's body betrayed her. Daily. She couldn't walk, couldn't run, couldn't do all the things a page should do, no matter how hard she tried. That was just the way it was. Until Father Abijah decided that the way it was wasn't good enough. Then a whole new Path opened up to Efe and her future bloomed like a lily emerging from the pond.
Billy in the Lowground
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 50,090. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016 by Pen-L Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » 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.
Levittown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,650. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A story of a young nonconformist growing up in America’s second planned housing community, Levittown portrays life in the late 1970s with a sardonic eye trained on the country’s time-honored traditions and questionable preoccupations. Set against a backdrop of classic rock, NASCAR and elementary school life, Levittown is the tale of a young boy named Michael trying to find himself.
Gaijin, Vol. I
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,850. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » 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)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,950. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Literature » 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
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 » Literature » 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
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 » Literature » 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?
Cuando el Sol se Derrama
Price: Free! Words: 44,630. Language: Spanish. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Un niño sale huyendo de la casa perseguido por la temible imagen de su padre. El joven encontrará que el amor es frío, la soledad su única fuente de seguridad. James Jackson se convertirá en un prestigioso médico oncólogo, afanado al mundo objetivo de la ciencia libre de emociones.
Darla Decker Plays It Straight
Series: Darla Decker Diaries. 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 » Literature » 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]
Mays Landing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,540. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Parkhill Mays is a medical school dropout who meets a professional "lab rat" in the emergency room after an unsuccessful suicide attempt, who introduces him to the dark world of selling his body to science as a paid participant in clinical trials. Mays finds love and redemption as he searches for a place between his new underground existence and the "topside" world he left behind.
Heartbreak
Price: Free! Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016 by Skye Warren. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
"It's a tale of survival, sacrifice and love between two teenagers with an uncertain future." - The Book Sirens Some wounds never heal… She's stuck in another foster home. He's the new boy with a bad reputation. Falling in love in the wrong place and the wrong time never felt so good.
Blessed Poison
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,160. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » 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.
Command and Control
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,610. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Command and Control is a story on how a scrawny clueless business student desperate to complete his dissertation is dramatically transformed to a fearsome and hunted pirate. Adventure, a captainless ship, organization studies and more.
Fergus on a Bridge
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Four students. Nineteen-eighties music. A Messiah and his disciples. A bridge. Beer. what more could anyone want?
The English Refugee: The Day It Happened Here
Price: Free! Words: 65,150. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » 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.

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