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The Lock of Indian Springs by Laverne Collins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,040. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015 by Champlain Avenue Books, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Coming of age
The Lock of Indian Springs grabs us with an unforgettable narrative voice that draws us into a young boy’s life—and leaves us longing for more. It’s 1960, school is out for the summer, and rural Mississippi yields plenty of excitement for a boy and his friends—play, life’s adventures, dangers, and dilemmas—all experienced and told from the charming point-of-view of eleven-year-old Vern.
Milk by MJ Meads
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
When a family friend arrives on Becky's doorstep and agrees to take her away for a few days, she can't believe her luck. But a chance encounter at Mike's house will alter the balance of their relationship forever. Will the weekend trip they take together turn a teenage crush into a wondrous dream, or will she sleepwalk into her very own nightmare?
The Blue Nightgown by Diana Stevan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,410. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Coming of age
A coming-of-age novelette set in the 1950s, a time that wasn't as innocent as it seemed. When Anna, the landlady of a rooming house, finds a blue nightgown in a tenant’s trash,she sets in motion the awakening of sexual desires of anyone who comes in contact with it, including her teen-age daughter.
F-ing Crazy by J.W. Fallon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,070. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Meet Florida farm boys and best friends Ian Sherrard and Paul Gazette, proud drunks and even prouder womanizers by the age of 15. Vivid, fast-paced storytelling brimming with unforgettable characters, J.W. Fallon's F-ing Crazy is a hilarious, honest and often disturbing coming of age tale told through the skewed lenses of young men undergoing a hormonal blitzkrieg.
Boardwalk Man by Mick Bennett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,700. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015 by Unsolicited Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
In the trilogy’s second novel, Jimmy travels a harsh road back from Key West to Belmar. Old suspicions are confirmed, party bars turn ugly, and a bizarre tragedy marks the summer’s turning point. Ronny, June’s companion, becomes July’s antagonist. As Jimmy tries to accommodate Alice, and despite old and new heartaches, he attains his dream job, finds touching rapport with a surrogate daughter, and
Piper (A Dream Girls novel) by Carrie Thomas
Series: Dream Girls, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 63,750. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Coming of age
Piper Allen needs a change in pace and space to spread her bohemian wings. Moving to Dallas with her best friends, Stephanie and Nicole to finish college is the perfect solution. There, she meets Texas rancher, Moye McKenzie, a no nonsense, good ol' boy, who doesn't play games where matters of the heart are concerned. Moye teaches her that space isn't what she needed...love is.
The End of the Line by Stanley Laine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,820. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A coming of age story that follows the relationships of five friends growing up together in the sheltered isolation of St. Joseph Catholic School and a changing economy in the small factory town of Milford Keynes. Beneath the uncertainty of youth blossoms a love story with implications for generations to come and ushers in a new understanding of what reaching 'the end of the line' truly means.
The Far Away by Jim Simon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,560. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » New adult
The Far Away is a moving tale of love, loss, fear, and hope -- and how we get through life. With an undercurrent of anger and at times irreverent dark humor, The Far Away is a story of desperate searches for second chances as a young man recalls a difficult time in his past when he struggled to deal with a brother's problems, a woman he thought he loved and the decisions made.
Quand l’Afrique se lèvera by Waliya Yohanna Joseph
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 15,940. Language: French. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Ce roman s'agit de l'Afrique toujours sous le joug de nouvel esclavagisme. Jan, un jeune homme veut que l’Afrique se sorte de cette mutilation économique dont les Occidents se servent pour l’assujettir. Il comprend aussi plusieurs formes d’asservir les humains que même les organisations multinationales les approuvent valides.
The Moss King by Alex Paul
You set the price! Words: 67,850. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Nick is lost. He’s lost the woman he loves. He’s lost his little sister. He’s lost his fight. Now, surrounded by a brutal yet beautiful world of pine and moss, he’s both lost and haunted. Now, with nothing left to lose, perhaps not even his own mind, can he find his way home? This is the story of a king in the wilderness.
The Summer Home by P.J. Lowry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,840. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Peter loves taking his family up to the cottage by the beach every summer but with stressing deadlines and an even bigger twist that forces him to take in his son from a previous marriage, things are off center and chaotic.
All the Stars in the Sky by Roman Theodore Brandt
Price: Free! Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mom always told us to stay out of the woods behind the house. There was something final about the way she said it, like she had been there her whole life. She didn't always say a lot to us growing up. Sure, sometimes you couldn't shut her up, but she spent a lot of time just standing at one window or another, staring out at the woods behind the house.
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.