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Missing You in Belmar, NJ by Mick Bennett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,410. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015 by Unsolicited Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Meet Jimmy Hanlon. It’s summer, 1987. Jimmy’s a closeted bisexual in his late forties, nine months removed from a laryngectomy, and in this first part of a trilogy, he’s anxious to find a new identity in his Jersey Shore hometown. He hitches his hopes to a 33 year old lifeguard. The two cruise into summer with an assortment of boardwalk denizens and bar hounds.
The Town Hero by Thomas M. Willett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Back in the 1930's, a young boy gets a chance to meet his hero: Gerry Sundown, an airplane pilot who enjoys flying around the city.
The Minister's Daughter (Book 4 in The Sovereign Series) by Jennifer Wixson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 100,310. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age
After a tragic loss a young woman grudgingly returns to her hometown of Sovereign, Maine and finds the life -- and love-- for which she's searched across the globe.
Lemons To Lemonade -- Growing up Poor in 1950s Atlanta by L. K. Killian
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
On the south side of Atlanta during the 1950s and 60s there once lived two little sisters. Share their struggles as they are raised by parents who care mostly about themselves and their addictions. You will come to appreciate their ability to face life with courage and hope while wrestling with fear and poverty.
The Celebration of Johnny's Yellow Rubber Ducky by Jeremy Bursey
Price: Free! Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Coming of age
As much as Johnny tries to run from it, fate always manages to catch up to him, and this time, one day after his graduation from Oxford, fate throws a yellow rubber ducky into his life in a strange attempt to help him refocus his decisions and reroute his future. Will Johnny attempt to trust fate and accept its guiding hand, or will he drudge up the past and try running from it again?
The Corner by Blane Edison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,570. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015 by thewordverve inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age
Many of us face significant life transitions from time to time and find it difficult to make the change. Even if the change is good for us, we hold on to the old because of its familiarity, and we remain tentative about the benefits of the new. The Corner chronicles the path of a young man caught in a major life transition.
Maidenstone by Brigid Elson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,730. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Time: The summer of 1956 Place: The Hamptons Three teens, thrown together by circumstance, each different from the others, try to figure out their destinies. A scandal erupts, forcing them to choose between friendship and their ethics. A light satirical view of their social milieu adds humour to the mix. A coming of age novel about teens, this work is not necessarily for teens.
Border Crossing by John Leslie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,820. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Border Crossing is a picaresque coming-of-age story of a Texas boy's pursuit of manhood. After growing up on a small horse ranch near the little town of Marfa in the southwest part of the state, not far above the Mexican border, Del Ray Gunn must cope with events that will have a profound impact on his future, including his father’s death, his mother’s reappearance in his life, and 9/11.....
When Cellphones Go Crazy by Jeremy Bursey
Price: Free! Words: 11,590. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Which bridges would you burn to meet the girl of your dreams? In a cellphone obsessed world, Avery Ward is about to find out the answer to that question for himself.
Freaks I've Met by Donald Jans
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 61,410. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Coming of age
Determined to prove that money does buy happiness, a Spokane college grad heads to California to find his fortune via the sleazy underbelly of the 80's bond market.
The Battle of Neuschwanstein by Ludvig Solvang
Series: Cyberspace Is Real World. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,210. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Bazan lives both in Real World and in cyberspace. There are strange things both places, among them; girls. He builds the magnificent castle Neuschwanstein for the annual Spring Games. Bazan and his tribe have to fight for their kingdom. During the game, he gets to know the mysterious Lady Mer.
Zorami by Malsawmi Jacob
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,600. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015 by Primalogue Publishing Media Private Limited. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Coming of age
Malsawmi Jacob takes on the most traumatic period in Mizo history, the insurgency years of the nineteen sixties, to tell the story of a young girl, Zorami.
The Curse by Jon de Silva
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,450. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
Patrick Lowery is a graduating senior at Milneburg State University with a bright future ahead of him. That changed one fateful day when his life was turned upside down. As Patrick's luck worsens, he is convinced that he is cursed. Those he trusts the most seem to be hiding something important from him and Patrick becomes obsessed with learning the truth no matter what the cost.
Should We Know? by C. Carraway-Caulfield
Price: Free! Words: 14,120. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Rebi is starting at a new boarding school, two months after the academic year has begun, for reasons unknown. His arrival coincides with the surfacing of a mysterious website which promises to reveal pupils secrets. Rebi's joins his newfound group of friends as they try and hunt down the owner of the website before their secrets surface.
The Day the Music Died by Gabe Gott
Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: American English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Sam, a college freshman, is taking a shower, getting ready for class, when he finds out about the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
Enigma, Discovering the Moments that Form Your Life by Charles Stoll
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,320. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Enigma is the story of Joshua Chambers who is examining his life to find the defining moments that caused him to be the person he is today. From innocent to less innocent loves, good and bad friends, an African Baptism, his adventures in his fraternity, his talks with a friend dying from Aids and a brief stint in jail, he continues to grow and evolve into a conscious vibration.
The Codependents by Anthony Kyle Corthay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,760. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
The Codependents follows the comprehension of unique details varying from one generation to the next, and where the individual fits in between such details and the naked truths of society. As the seeker digs deeper and deeper into the significant peers surrounding him, he considers the will of others, whether led by chaos or harmony, whether by nonsense or dreams, whether by madness or happiness.
Passing Through by Anthony Kyle Corthay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,900. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Gibb’s story comes entirely driven by his friends, both from afar and close, whose penchants for life have always differed from one another, influencing a string of comings-and-goings across the country for momentary escapes and findings, searching for contentment where his path intersects with those from Home.
Wander.Stop by Sin James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015 by Nikki True. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Coming of age
Where do you go when there is nowhere else to go? In this coming of age story Benny, a 16-year-old dope boy from Oklahoma City is ready to change his life around. But as soon as he tries to leave his former life behind an unforeseen accident plus a chance encounter with a young prostitute has him at facing a tough decision to either commit to change or fall back into old habits.