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Life of Cards by Anthony Wrytt
Price: Free! Words: 25,990. Language: American English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
A young man named Anthony Holmes sacrifices everything for the lifestyle of his dreams only to find that his "perfect" life not only lacks any kind of joy or meaning but is also fragile and unstable like a tall house of cards. Can he find true happiness?
With My Own Eyes by Amber St. Clare
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,690. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
It may be the big city of Chicago but in it consists of two very different souls on different path in life. Tate Carson may just be a 12 year old kid but after one fateful glance on a cold January morning will change in the size of his world forever.
Snipe Hunting by Gemma Drazin
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 by Chardonian Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Coming of age(4.50 from 2 reviews)
George's new friends take him snipe hunting. Despite the late hour and the older boys harassment, George sticks with the journey, A journey that isn't what any of them expect.
The Garbage House by Orrin Styro
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,550. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Coming of age
Jake's a twenty-year-old drop-out living in his mother's hoarded house. Without ambition and surrounded by garbage, his future looks bleak. When his troubled, underage girlfriend becomes pregnant with his child, he sees it as a second chance. His dreams are dashed when Jezera wants an abortion, but he's not taking no for an answer...
Dorothy Before the Twister by Pat Sewell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age
A coming-of-age story about a girl who is growing up in the predominant company of adults during the Dust Bowl period.
The Fourth Man by Philip Matthews
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 87,140. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Coming of age
The novel is about the sentimental education of an Irish writer, Richard Butler. Given the limited possibilities of the biographical novel, Butler's early life is conveyed by means of sixteen episodes to indicate the intense aura of significance that can accompany certain moments in a life, so that some sense can be made of his life by tracing the connections between these events.
Ready Reference Treatise: The White Tiger by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 106 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 187. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,530. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Coming of age
The story is told through a retrospective narration by Balram Halwai. He is a village boy. The novel follows this village boy’s first journey to Delhi where he works as driver of a rich landlord. From there he goes to Bangalore. He kills his master in Delhi and flees from there.
The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea by Christopher Meeks
You set the price! Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
In 13 stories, Christopher Meeks balances tragedy and wit. As novelist David Scott Milton explains, "In this collection, Christopher Meeks examines the small heartbreaks of quiet despair that are so much a part of all our lives. He does it in language that is resonant, poetic, and precise.... If you like Raymond Carver, you'll love Meeks. He may be as good--or better."
Chet: Whispers From the Past by Larry Murray
Series: Chet, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 168,780. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Chet is a battered old ‘64 Chevy pickup that was there on the night Charles’ life imploded. For nearly 30 years, it has been locked away in an old barn, safely out of sight if not completely out of mind. For decades, Charles has blamed the old pickup for the destruction of his life, now he’s about to find that the vehicle that destroyed his life may be the key to bringing him back into the light.
Duplicity's Daughter by Naomi Stephan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,160. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
For fast track professor Renate Seiler, a grant to Berlin was not the fait accompli she expected. When she discovers letters among her mother’s effects that point to her father’s Nazi past, Renate decides to investigate. But attraction to a charismatic chanteuse in West Berlin, and a charming East German scientist captivate her. At each turn of the road, Renate’s path becomes more perilous.
M'am and the Salty Medicine by Meredith Rolley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,400. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Coming of age
A fringe-living misfit takes on power-abusing bullies calling on the laws of the universe instead of the usual methods.
Somewhere In Between by Aaron Kappel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
*Foreword Reviews' 2013 Book of the Year Award Finalist* To question is to doubt, to doubt is to disagree, and to disagree is to sin—but for Jude wisdom lies within the questions. Several years after abandoning his evangelical roots and admitting to himself, his family and his wife that he is gay, Jude searches for meaning in his life through the evaluation of his past.
Not Even A Cat (To Hold On To) by Susan Fell Evans
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,730. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age
Contemporary YA fiction, Not Evan A Cat (To Hold On To) is a story of first love that isn't quite what it seems, with the perils of being an orphan and a diabetic thrown in for extra fun ....
Sólo Recuerda Respirar by Charles Sheehan-Miles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,290. Language: Spanish. Published: December 30, 2013 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
La vida de Alex Thompson sigue el guión. Es una estudiante de Derecho de la Universidad de Columbia, centrada en sus notas, su vida y su futuro. Lo último que necesita es volver a conectar con el chico que le rompió el corazón. Dylan Paris vuelve a casa desde Afganistán gravemente herido y sabe que lo único que no puede hacer es arrastrar a Alex al desastre en que ha convertido su vida.
House of Tables by Ileen McDuring
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,140. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
House of Tables tells of orphan Cadie Walsh after she survives a girls' orphanage renowned for abuse and sex-trafficking. Socially stunted by her experiences, Cadie wants nothing more than to find a family. In a brave move, Cadie participates in National Geographic’s Genographic Project. With results in hand, she embarks on a local journey to connect with four groups that challenge Cadie to heal.
Why I Document by Hallett German
Series: Free Short Stories, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 1 review)
These two short stories are a thank you gift to the readers that support the author: This includes: * Why I Document -- A reader wants to know why a particular prolific author is so keen on getting out technical documents. He meets the author and learns about their motivation. * First Concert -- A chance encounter of two souls results in an impromptu musical outpouring of songs from the heart.
Michael by Roman Theodore Brandt
Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Michael has always been there, waiting outside windows and watching from the mirror, pulling me out of my college mistakes. I spent whole years trying to figure out how to get rid of him. Adults aren't supposed to have imaginary friends. Sometimes, though, I think he's the only thing that's real. We hurt one another, but in the end, the wounds are all mine.
Le secret de l'épine by Olivier Lerouge
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,290. Language: French. Published: December 14, 2013 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Romain a neuf ans lorsqu’un soir, à Belle-Île-en-Mer, son grand-père habituellement si distant lui dévoile la fierté de sa vie : il possède une épine de la Sainte Couronne de Jésus Christ. Ce n’est que quelques années plus tard que Romain, jeune adolescent un peu perdu ayant reçu l’épine en héritage, se pose les bonnes questions : est-ce une vraie ? Se moquait-il de moi ?