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Off the Reservation by Dana Michelle Burnett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
I don’t care what any of them say, John Lennon is the greatest man that ever lived. I played my Beatles records all day and tried not to pay attention as more and more of the young men in town were drafted and sent off to the jungles. It was crazy times and you could just feel the surge of change in the air and I wanted desperately to be a part of it.
Fairy Dust, A Short Story by Dana Michelle Burnett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
In the summers though, Momma would get distracted by her vegetable garden and planters of petunias. She didn’t get sad as often and was always humming when she made breakfast. I was free to stay down the street at Rose’s for days or even weeks on end, even Ana would join us. The three of us nicknamed Aunt Summer’s house “camp do what you want”.
Choices Made: The Street Years by Christine McMahon
Series: Choices Made, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,880. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(Book 1) Introducing - Jamy MacGregor: Drug Enforcement Agent’s son, talented artist, best friend, poor boy; a.k.a. Lord Chance: heroin addict, gang leader, teen father, BNDD Narc, rich boy; which future is his?
Battle for My Spirit by Dan Beatty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,230. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Twenty-two year old Tesla Isenhour has spent the majority of her life in one institutional setting after another, always clashing with adults along the way. And now she is ready to be released from a women’s prison after six years. Can she dig deeply enough to rediscover the resiliency that she relied upon as a youth? Or has her very spirit been damaged to a point of no repair?
On/Off - A Jekyll and Hyde Story by Mike Attebery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,590. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Experimental surgery to treat early-onset Parkinson's disease, sends college freshman Jamie Pepper on a sensual trip down the rabbit hole.
Sundog Gets Schooled by Thom Whalen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
Sundog is a fourteen-year-old boy who was raised on a houseboat by unconventional parents. They have never let him go to school or learn to read. When the family comes to San Diego for the winter, he decides that no one, not his parents, the school authorities, or the neighbourhood bullies are going to stop him from getting an education.
Scared of My Own Shadow by Dan Beatty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,860. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(5.00 from 1 review)
Lowell Hyde battles many obstacles in his young life: a brain injury, debilitating fears, loneliness—but most of all, extreme survivor guilt. It should have been him, not his mother, who died on the day of his birth. Lowell knows this… And his father won’t let him forget. Despite all this, Lowell is determined to create a lasting legacy that honors his beloved mother.
American Fraternity Man by Nathan Holic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 187,890. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Charles Washington, a college grad brimming with energy and idealism and promise, is swept up in the Compassion Boom. At the height of the financial meltdown, he spurns the prescribed job market to take a job with a not-for-profit, sacrificing salary for the selfless mission of his first post-college employer. Charles is out to save the world – the world of fraternities!
Rottweiler by Christopher V. Alexander
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,730. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jon has spent ten years silently enduring an abusive marriage to a woman he never loved. But when Jon is the only witness to a vicious attack in his suburban neighborhood, he must decide whether to bear the burden of continued silence or to bare his fangs and finally say “enough”.
Sigfrid The Dragon Slayer - The Ultimate Warrior Meets The Ultimate Dragon by G.H. Holmes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,610. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Sharaya Lee. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Coming of age
Sigfrid The Dragon Slayer - The Ultimate Warrior Meets The Ultimate Dragon For Sigfrid to gain the hand of Princess Karimhild, King Gunther demands that the young man slay Fafnir, a monstrous dragon. Soon Sigfrid realizes that the weapons of this dragon consist not mainly of claws and fire, but of magic and imagination. Soon he doubts his sanity...
Unbreak Me by Lexi Ryan
Series: Splintered Hearts, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
Twenty-one year old college dropout Maggie Thompson returns home to be a bridesmaid in her ex-fiancé’s wedding to her sister. Maggie hopes to salvage her long-tarnished reputation and strained relationship with her family, but finds herself caught in a web of secrets and deception between the man who once promised to fix her and the sexy ex-rocker who gives her permission to break.
Gift of the Raven by Catriona Troth
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,270. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
The people of the Haida Gwaii tell the legend of the raven, a trickster who brings the gift of light to the world. Terry used to believe his father would come back and rescue him. He's 13 now and doesn't believe in anything much. Yet his father is alive and Terry is about to come face to face with the truth about his own past and the real nature of the gift of the Raven.
Ruffled Feathers by Jason Blacker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Ruffled Feathers is a short novel exploring two days in the life of Mallard the unlikely hero. In Broken Beak Woods, it is illegal to fly above your ability. In fact, it is a crime punishable by clipping, the grisly punishment of losing the ability to fly. Not only was Mallard flying higher than he should, but he was also flying faster than he was allowed.
Obscurities by Mick Bordet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,940. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by Katharina Bordet. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
When Del discovers a box full of strange musical instruments in the attic, it reveals more about her family history and holds some secrets to her own past. This novella is accompanied by an album of music that includes all the instruments featured in the story as well as an illustrated colour booklet with photographs.
Luke's Journal: A Companion to The Summer of No Regrets by Katherine Grace Bond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,950. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
17-year-old Luke Geoffrey is hiding out—or at least, that’s the plan. A tiny rural town seems the perfect escape from all the people who want little pieces of him. But when Luke is rescued from a mountain lion by a girl with green eyes, his heart turns upside down. Now his two worlds are crashing together. Should he tell Brigitta his secrets? Or will knowing them only drive her away
The Approach by Benson Wainaina Kamau
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,020. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
It is a struggle for existence for most characters in this plausible story set in Africa. But with unusual resilience and love for a better life,akin to the realities of the 21st Century Africa, things turn out differently. "The Approach" is what makes the difference.
Of Empires Vapid and Grand by Dean Marden
Price: Free! Words: 174,410. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
Chosen to partake in an unknown government initiative, Cawdor High's graduating students are quick to find their old rivalries playing out on a scale grander than any one of them could have imagined. Given control of fourteen ancient civilisations within an immense virtual world, the group must engage their foes and protect their allies through leveraging all the powers of human history.
Under the Cloud by Diann Russell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,060. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Carol McMillan's life takes an unexpected turn when a car accident lands her in AA. After the death of her father, she returns home for the first time since she ran away at 17. "Under the Cloud" is full of vivid characters, hilarious adventures, and heart-wrenching grief. It is a story of confronting and letting go of the past, accepting the present and finding peace, and the courage to change.
Sliding Home Feet First by Diann Russell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,880. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Patrick O’Donnell, a young man growing up in Chicago during the 1960s, finds himself struggling to reconcile his traditional upbringing with a culture that rejected the past. He discovers a balance between the chaotic world in which he lives and the family whom he loves. It's baseball, rock ‘n roll, free love, and a grandmother who takes up boxing at the Y. It is a story of an American family.
A Nude I Knew in Paris by Richard Mosher
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,120. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
philip 5-eyes is a high school hockey ace who, despite wearing thick glasses, has a preternatural sense for which teammate will arrive where, and exactly when. however, his luck with girls has never been as sharp as this fifth eye... not until he flies with his parents to paris, where he learns about nudes in art books, on sidewalk billboards, and elsewhere.