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After and Before: The Story of Hatley Chambers by Glenn Seerup
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,620. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
A horrendous and unexpected event occurs in the course of normal life for Hatley Chambers. Two intertwined plots chronicle the aftermath of this event as well as the series of occurrences that led him to it. A coming-of-age story about a young man trying to find his place in the world.
Cheechako by Jonathan Thomas Stratman
Series: Cheechako. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Will Rollins is new to Alaska, a cheechako. When Will sees a dog out on the ice—as it's breaking up—he foolishly and bravely, rushes to the rescue. He gets to keep the dog and names her Blackie and he also finds a friend, an Alaskan Native named Elias. Thanks to Elias, Will matures and strengthens. When trouble comes, can he survive? He has to. His family and his new friend are counting on him.
Julia by Karleah Olson
Price: Free! Words: 1,880. Language: Australian English. Published: October 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Julia is a young, whimsical story about an outcast named Elliot who wants nothing more than to have a true friend. When he meets Julia, he feels he has finally found one. But Julia is not all that she seems.
Boondocks by Casey Peeler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,380. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
I knew my place, Accepted what was in store for me, but then I walked into Boondocks, And everything changed. Her voice, her face, her passion for life, It's all contagious . She makes me want to be better, A better person. I don't deserve her, Could never deserver someone like her. But, I'm going to fight like crazy for her.
In The Name Of The Father by Allyson Olivia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,390. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
"In The Name Of The Father" is an inspirational novel about faith, family, and the power of forgiveness. As a man of God, husband and father, Lester was supposed to be his daughter's hero, instead he became the man she despised, and she could not move on until she forgave him.
Oka by Michelle N Persaud
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Oka, daughter of a murdered South American anthropology professor is forced to guide her kidnappers through the jungle interior.
Samo Budi Tu by S.J Abbo
Price: Free! Words: 96,390. Language: Serbo-Croatian. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
Topao i duhovit roman o zacelivanju rana iz prošlosti, porodici i prijateljstvu, začinjen sa malo akcije i ljubavnom pričom koja će vam usne razvući u veliki osmeh ali i opasno zacrveneti obraze.
The Reaping by Shirley Anne Edwards
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,160. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Horror » General
What if the Jabberwocky fell in love with Alice from Lewis Caroll’s Through the Looking Glass? That’s the question tackled in The Reaping. A Young Adult with an atmospheric Gothic feel, and elements from such classic novels, as Gaston Leroux’s Phantom of the Opera and John Fowles’ The Collector.
The Empathy Circuit by Samuel Clift
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The world can be a very strange and alienating place. Jen has known this all her life, and at last she may have found someone else who knows it too. But time is fleeting, as Jen is all too aware, and no matter how desperately she wants to prevent its passing, it seems she never can. Perhaps the answer lies within the grandfather clock…
Freeman by A. Vernon Richmond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,740. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Coming of age
In the small Mississippi Delta town of Double Shovel, whites and blacks have long managed to live together in something near to harmony. But in 1925, one black man, Freeman, dares to step outside Double Shovel’s carefully maintained culture and crosses the wrong man, at a time and place where Freeman is destined to be the loser. That event shakes the foundations of Double Shovel society.
Color Me Blue by Renae Oakes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,660. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Coming of age
This is a summer of loss and revelations that will change Sunny’s life forever. Sunny is a colorful, artsy sixteen-year-old dealing with the loss of her parents. Stumbling upon her mother’s secret box, Sunny begins to question everything she knew about her parents. Can Sunny maintain her vibrant personality while navigating the ups and downs of being a teenager and discovering the real truth?
School for Angels by Elizabeth Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
Short Story When thirteen year-old Joey Callahan gets in trouble, he is sent to the School for Angels instead of Juvenile Detention. There he meets up with Sister Frances, a nun who keeps a watchful eye over him. When Joey is asked to help serve meals to the homeless, he grudgingly shows up. There he meets Sophie, a six-year-old who desperately needs someone to watch over her.
The Ember and the Knife by Chris Loblaw
Series: Spellbound Railway, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,590. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Coming of age
The saddest sort of homecoming brings Mallory, Kean and Robert back together after 2 years. The three friends have found out that the cruelties of life cannot be wished away or banished by a spell. But as they struggle to reconnect with each other and mend their hurting families, an arcane menace returns, threatening the manyworlds tied together by the Spellbound Railway.
The Ghost of George Washington by Arthur Bliss
Price: Free! Words: 9,980. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
In this short story by acclaimed Washington writer Arthur Bliss, six college freshman face an unexpected crisis in the forest ahead of the 2016 American presidential election. Will what they discover change how they view themselves and their country?
Goodbye, Saturday Night by Thomas Conner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,330. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016 by Foundations, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
It’s early May in 1956 in the small South Alabama town of Farmington, and eleven year old Bobby Crosby’s life is about to change forever. Bobby escapes his real world by sitting every night in the local movie theater, third row left down front. There, alone in the dark, he leaves Farmington far behind and melts into the world of the silver screen.
Promises Kept, The Story of Number Two by Giacomo Giammatteo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Our mother said that sisters should never be separated. That sisters were like twins that weren’t born on the same day. When I was little I believed that—that, and a lot more. She said that she’d never let us be hurt. That no matter what happened, we’d be together. She lied.
The Face of The Moon by G M Lincoln
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,380. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Possessing a dreadful secret, young Jack Brown thinks that release from the orphanage will give him a chance for a new life. He arrives at Moon Valley as a ward of its owner, Mr Frobisher. Georgie, Mr Frobisher’s granddaughter captivates him and becomes a faithful friend, as does Molly, the only girl in his form at school. But tragedy strikes and knowing he is the cause, Jack runs.
One Little Indian by Richard Crasta
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,950. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
In India, a land of “snakes, elephants, gurus, and coconuts,” Vijay Prabhu grows up Catholic and confused. The result is an Indian Angela's Ashes, one in which Vijay, redefining his goals, dreams of going to America, the land of milk, honey, and Campbell's Cream of Chicken Soup. "Surprisingly delightful...the unstoppably copious funniness is Shandian."-The Telegraph.
A Haunted Soul by Meredith Miller
Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Tracey is haunted by many, many issues between her and her mother. This tale is all about how they resolve things and go back to having a happy relationship. Well, it also concerns a boy with stars on his shoes, but Tracey's mum wouldn't like us mentioning that.
Travesty by Carrie Thomas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,170. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
Waking up in a house she doesn’t recognize, sixteen-year-old, Sophia Sawyer, tries not to let the blankness of her mind terrorize her. How has she ended up chained in a basement? Abram Scott knows all too well how she ended up there. Promising to save her, Abram plans an escape, praying time and distance will offer them a normal life...until he can get Sophia back to her family. Her real one.