Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Raising Dad
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Series: Becoming Natalie, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 23,260. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Can Natalie survive a summer with her pain-in-the-ass father, or will his heart attack kill them both? New Adult. Drama. Novella.
Chased Dreams
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Series: Chase Walker, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,740. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Dreams of the future, dreams of love and happiness, dreams of being able to move on and get past the heartache that still resides in his soul, Chase Walker believes things are finally starting to look up. But are they really?
The Crazy Jack
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,210. Language: American English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In 1980, Jack concocts a desperate plan to get a life of art for himself and justice for his girlfriend, who harbors a terrible secret.
Bring Down The Rain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,790. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Derek discovers going to high school in Utah is vastly different than in North Carolina. After an accident ends his dreams of playing in the major leagues, he starts his senior year by trying to figure out what to do with his life. Derek begins to date Tiffany, the school paper’s news editor. With her help, he learns the importance of a concept he never fully understood: sacrifice.
There Goes The Neighbourhood And Other Short Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A collection of three brand new short stories about characters young, old and in between. They are sons, brothers and fathers; good people, but they are human, and therefore flawed and ultimately misunderstood.
Darla Decker Hates to Wait
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Series: Darla Decker Diaries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,820. Language: American English. Published: May 14, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit
Games of flashlight tag, and the crazy cat lady roaming Shiloh Farms in a “demon bus,” serve as distractions during her parents’ quarrels and her anxiety about show choir auditions. Yet the more Darla waits for her adulthood to begin, the more she learns that summoning patience won’t be the hardest part of being eleven. A frank and funny look at the path to adulthood. [Young Adult - 13 and Up]
So What! Stories or Whatever!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,810. Language: British English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
So What! Stories or Whatever! is the book that lifts the roof to reveal the stories about the characters that are inside the contemporary High School, whether bully or victim, geek, star or "Alien" - or their struggling teachers. If you’ve ever been to school you’ll recognise the characters and their tales, but, if you’ve never been to school you must read this book as a rough guide to survival!
Puppy Memoirs: The Life of Peanut Short Story Series
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
All dogs wish to have a place in the world. One dog strives to learn his from day one. The story of PEANUT follows the fictional life of a German Shepherd, from his first memory until the very end. The first volume, fall in love with the Peanut as he learns the ropes of everyday life.
The Preacher's Boy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,010. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Michael Page has trouble with the two most important relationships in his life -- with his minister-father and his girlfriend who wants to sing rock and roll. His attempts to work them out brought widespread recognition to a book with as much humor as conflict. The New York Times named it a “Notable Book of the Year” as well as the “first ever Southern Baptist sex comedy.”
The Long Shadows Farm: a novella
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,490. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Every story brings us back to its beginning. We just don't always know it at the time.
Blinsby
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,230. Language: British English. Published: May 5, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Boys & Men
"It is, after all, a very very good school" Set during a fictional retelling of the 1980s, in a parallel version of rural England, Blinsby is in turns comedy, conspiracy thriller, Kafkaesque nightmare, and a surreal, evocative portrait of childhood nostalgia. When Class 5's inquisitive new boy, Jack, disappears without trace, 10-year-old Erasmus suspects a cover up that reaches right to the top.
Comeback Road: A Rock and Roll Adventure
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,290. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Comeback Road is loaded with beers, bars, and guitars. Terry is a washed-up rock musician looking to get his career back on track. He finds a few young players to back him up, and in no time he's in a van, crossing the continent on a tour full of drinking, fighting, falling in love, and breaking up bands. A hilarious look at the hard-luck heroes of rock, Comeback Road is endlessly entertaining.
Second Chance
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,490. Language: American English. Published: May 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Stephanie Davis had her future planned out: education with scholarship, a nursing career, and then marriage, but her future suddenly takes a downward spiral when she discovers she is pregnant with her high school sweetheart. She is yet to experience her first period.
Swing
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,100. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
John Kostka is three feet tall but larger than life, moving through the world on gloved hands and powerful arms as if on a set of parallel bars. Henry Graham is a ten year-old boy whose father has just left home for good. All they seem to have in common is their love of the 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates, but that is enough to begin a life-long friendship that enables both men to heal old wounds.
Candles
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Price: Free! Words: 3,640. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
What makes a person's opinions and insights valuable to society? It might not be the vision from the top, such as from presidents and billionaires. The outsider sees where the herd is going, and what beliefs are leading it there. In general, there are no outsiders as potentially valuable as the disabled; in these two stories, the inspiring visions of two young mentally ill people are displayed.
Ruin's Wasteful Entrance
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,130. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
House of Atreus, meet the House of Frost. The rambling estate in the wooded hills of southern Ohio hides secrets. Murder begetting murder. Wickedness leading to more wickedness. It’s a story as old as time itself. Cast into this world after the death of his parents, young Marius Besshaven seeks the truth about his mother’s past and about his own identity. Will he find ruin? Resolution? Or death?
On Herring Cove Road: Mr. Jew and the Goy Boy
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Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 85,860. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Avriel Rosen is about to enter his senior years as a stoic, thirty-year converted introvert who hates change, has little to no interest in people and is more than content to have his wife sit at the navigator’s seat of his life. But all that is about to change with the move to a new neighbourhood where his neighbour's nine-year old son addresses him as Mr. Jew.
News Flash
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,450. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
My name is Allison Jones, I’m a high school senior, and I have an awesome internship at a local news station. I’m a half credit short from graduating, and my guidance counselor is making me take a special events planning class that’s really just a glorified prom committee. I think I’m screwing up my relationship with my best friend Jake, and this could be the story of a lifetime.
Special Girl
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Jerry's life takes a bizarre turn when he's dumped by his girlfriend and gets accosted by Betty, the curvy young woman who lives in the apartment across the hall. A humorous tale that readers have called, "Laugh out loud funny", "Heartbreaking", and "Ultimately satisfying." Note: this is the PG-13 version of "Special Girl Needs Sexing"
The Gym Show
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Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 84,270. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
'The Gym Show' tells the story of a high school principal who, amid the turmoil 60s and 70s, faces a troubling situation between two of his students. But the story only begins there. 'The Gym Show' highlights seven months of the 1969-1970 school year when Principal Jim Adamson discovers an uncommon evil threatening the entire school community and finds an even more uncommon way to end it.