Fiction » Coming of age

The Book of Changes
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 91,950. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
“Beast” comes to Berkeley in 1971, a time of political upheaval, hallucinogenic drugs, abundant sex, and down-and-dirty rock n roll. On his quest for meaning he hangs out with a Harley-riding dwarf, a pre-goth artists' model, a sorority girl turned nymphomaniac, and the heir to a family of French aristocrats with a bloody history. Book 3 of the California Quartet.
Eversea: a love story
Price: Free! Words: 83,590. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
Eversea: a love story, is a Winter Rose Contest FINALIST ~ An orphaned, small-town, southern girl, held hostage by responsibility and self-doubt. A Hollywood A-list mega-star, on the run from his latest scandal and with everything to lose. A chance encounter that leads to an unlikely arrangement and epic love affair that will change them both forever. "Total escapism!" ~ Aestas Book Blog
The Walk On (Part3)
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 21,480. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013 by Stefan Pawlikowski. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Sports
The Shawn Tanner saga continues. The Walk On is a three part story about Shawn Tanner. You will watch Shawn grow from boy to man. The reader will walk through the life of Shawn as he discovers his passions and loves.
The Shape of a Name
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Spanning forty years, “The Shape of a Name” follows Anoosheh, a little girl orphaned during the war in Afghanistan. Rescued from a refugee camp, she discovers a passion for learning at a school for handicapped children. Determined to help other impoverished children succeed, Anooshesh’s teaching methods bring her in conflict with the oppressive regime of her country.
Uncharted: Story for a Shipwright
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,490. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
When a peculiar young woman shows up at the Wesley House Bed and Breakfast with far-fetched tales of shipwrecks and survival, shipwright Sam Wesley isn’t sure if Marlena is incredibly imaginative or just plain delusional. Her strangeness is a fresh breeze in his stagnant life, but the competition for her heart is fierce, while Sam’s own tumultuous past jeopardizes his only chance at happiness.
The Twenty Bushel Racer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A boy deceives his embittered father, but a magnificent horse helps to heal the rift. A small-town teenager discovers his attachment to the people and place where he lives. A man considers himself a coward, but musters the courage to stand up against a pair of would-be assassins. Two men from the same town meet unexpectedly, and and unveil a truth about a girl they loved when they were teens.
The End Of Summer
Series: 99 Cent Reads. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,140. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 by independAntwriters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
The summer of 1969 was winding down. The warm air held a smell 13 year old Bobby Weston couldn't quite identify but nevertheless acquainted with going back to school. An end of summer smell, he decided. Or maybe an end of summer feeling. He couldn't make up his mind, and it really didn't matter, as soon enough summer would be gone and he'd be back in school. He had permission to go camping today.
These Darkened Streets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Coming of age
The eleven stories in These Darkened Streets play on the foggy boundary between horror and magical realism . You'll find shivers here, dear reader, and other, more thought-provoking flights of imagination all set in small towns with dark, quiet streets...
Finding Arun
Series: Living Lies Literary Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 96,150. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Nineteen-year-old Aaron Rutherford is already reeling from the loss of his mother, when the unexpected revelation of a dark secret from her past changes his world forever. As the tangled web of lies unfolds and uncertainty takes over, a startling chain of events are set in motion that will see Aaron make the journey of a lifetime to discover not only who he really is, but who he wants to be.
This is a Book About Emily, by Emily
You set the price! Words: 97,650. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
"The first time I saw her, like not in one of those god-awful videos they show endlessly on VH-1, was at my dad’s house during some big Thanksgiving celebration."
The Naked World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,340. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Planet 99 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Forty years ago, Henry Barton played a superhero known as the Grey Knight on television. Rotting away forgotten in a retirement home, Henry's mind finally snaps and he becomes the hero he played so long ago. Now as Henry battles imagined evils on the streets of a small California town, it's up to his faithful sidekick to save Henry--and himself.
Do You Want Total War?
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,900. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Sean Lansbury is a typical high school student with an atypical hobby: he plays "Totaler Krieg", a boardgame simulating World War II in Europe. As he meditates on history and juggles his hobby with normal life in school, he falls in love with a girl in his European History class and discovers who he is, what history means to him, and the extent to which you really can revisit and rewrite the past.
Jesus In Cowboy Boots
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,300. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit
Eccentric and humorous, "Jesus In Cowboy Boots" is the story of an imaginative teenager living in a mystical community on a deserted drive-in movie lot along the Texas/Oklahoma border. Burdened by a poor environment, a neglectful mother, a stunted younger brother, and dangerous neighborhood lowlifes, she struggles to realize her potential and find deliverance from the world she was born into.
The Glow
Price: Free! Words: 25,030. Language: American English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Coming of age
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It's 2004 in America and Quentin Ross does not elect to visit Chile with his new girlfriend for spring break. Instead he finds himself criss-crossing the country with his roommate and with fellow travelers of various persuasions. However, it is through Olivia Dupree that Quentin might wonder about the narrowness of his own perspective in this novella with picaresque and coming-of-age elements.
The Cross and the Black-Episode III
Series: The Cross and the Black, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,430. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Claude is adjusting to the life of a student, but Sabrine comes by way of trouble. Claude must choose between his conscience and a comfortable life amongst demons. How now is he to choose between the Cross and the Black? This is the third installment of the exciting The Cross and the Black Series. Please see my author profile for the first book.
A Clever Girls Growth Chart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,610. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age
It's the late 1970s & Marquita is a one way street. But J.R. Jessup has an amazing mental compass that connects her to everyone & points dead ahead towards the future. She's funny, clever, & just like a hearty wildflower, blooms effortlessly with a little help from Mother Nature. It's a ride that's been 13 years in the making & unconventionally driven home with loving hands on the wheel.
Vergiss nicht zu atmen
Series: Thompson-Sisters, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: German. Published: September 20, 2013 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
Alex Thompsons Leben folgt einem Plan. Als Studentin an der Columbia-Universität konzentriert sie sich auf ihre Noten, ihr Leben und ihre Zukunft. Das Letzte, das sie brauchen kann, ist den Mann wieder zu treffen, der ihr das Herz gebrochen hat.
Series: Dangerous Secrets. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,040. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013 by Poison Arrow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » Coming of age
Chrysalis explores love and forgiveness as the paths of four young people from different worlds--two wealthy, white brothers and a pair of middle-class minority best friends--collide. It is the second book in the Dangerous Secrets series: unrelated new adult BWWM love stories involving secrets that can derail or destroy important relationships, personal characters, or entire lives.
Broken Family Portrait
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 290,310. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Educational
Robin Callbeck, a young man who was born with serious Cerebral Palsy, lives through family dysfunction and bullying in his childhood in order to be a successful radio personality. However, after he is successful, he sees more of the same in his own family and society, especially when one nephew is born severely retarded, and the spanking debate threatens to divide the family.
Morse Code for Cats
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,990. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Coming of age … coming out. When Sam exchanges the country for the city on the eve of a new millennium, a wonderful world of possibility opens up: sex ... drugs ... sport. But when that world collapses, Sam must re-examine his every decision to finally become 'good at life.' Contemporary ... insightful ... raw ... Morse Code for Cats is funny at times and at times intensely moving.