Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Willow
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 22,690. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
1974. Two boys from very different backgrounds are brought together under extraordinary circumstances to discover something within themselves that is forbidden. A la Brokeback Mountain.
Basecamp Rail
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,620. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Having just graduated university, Wyatt Meisner embarks on an adventure across Canada bound for Haida Gwaii, on the northwest coast of British Columbia. Accompanied by his two closest friends, Billy Kidd and Malcolm Browne, they realize early on that the only way to do the trip with any poetic justice, is to do it on the train.
Amazed by her Grace, Book III
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 92,200. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
(4.00 from 1 review)
For any teacher who’s ever had a student pet comes the story of Grace, the admired P.E. teacher and coach whose wall of fascinating aloofness and privacy begins to fall when she meets the shy, disarming, gifted student athlete Tracy. What the beautiful Miss Grace doesn't want Tracy to find out is that not everything that glitters in Grace's life is gold.
Amazed by her Grace, Book II
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Price: Free! Words: 117,440. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
For anyone who’s ever had a crush on a teacher comes the story of Tracy, a shy and abused teen from the projects who suddenly finds herself in a posh private school, and Grace, the revered and aloof coach who offers the girl a chance to join the school's inner circle of privileged athletes. What Tracy doesn't know about the beautiful Miss Grace is that not everything that glitters is gold.
Moot Points and Pithy Remarks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,500. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Fun, games, and mysterious strangers come together in this tale of the world’s first time traveler and his fantastic mission to preserve the future by triggering events in the past.
The Sound of Snowfall
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Stuck inside Juvenile Corrections and facing a long prison sentence, a teenage girl tries to preserve her last memory of beauty by sharing it with a troubled youth who got himself punched in the face just to visit her in the Infirmary.
Now They Call Me Gunner
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Price: Free! Words: 90,880. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.82 from 11 reviews)
In the summer of '71, between high school and university, Phil takes a job as a short-order cook in his home town in upstate New York. When the waitress's ex-husband is murdered, the police suspect Randal, a Viet Nam vet who is the head cook. To help Randal prove his innocence, Phil is dragged into the world of outlaw motorcycle gangs and drug dealers.
Coming to Astoria: An Immigrant's Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 48,810. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
(3.00 from 5 reviews)
Why do children growing up together in the same household turn out so completely different? How can a child raised in a family of twelve be so lonely? Coming to Astoria takes the reader on a journey of self-discovery which is humorous, entertaining, and educational. This is a fascinating human interest story filled with poignant memories about growing up alone in a large family.
The Quiet Star of Hope
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A college novel with a revolving narrative. Not everyone has a good time, not everyone has a bad time, and not everything balances out as the most tragic common denominator, time, plays foot to the hand of experience.
Almost a Turkish Soap Opera
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Price: Free! Words: 49,070. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Adel and Kamil, two young good looking Turkish men use arranged marriages as the ticket to immigrate to Canada. Betrayals, affairs, turn their lives into a Turkish soap opera. Finalist Next Generation Indie Book Awards 2013 - adapted into feature film. Visit www.almostaturkishsoapopera.com to watch online.
College Dropout
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A gifted artist rejects the traditional path to create his own route. His brash decision to ascertain the wholeness of life brings resentment and controversy from the mainstream populace. The overwhelming censure provokes him to question his own inherent virtues, including his infamous judgment to drop out of college.
My Bahamian Girl
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
An eighth grader falls for a mysterious green eyed Bahamian girl, while vacationing with his family on a cruise ship. The only problem? She has a slightly strange hobby: voodoo. Ted absolves to rid himself of her “love spell”, and learns a few things about growing up and becoming a man.
The Changing Seasons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,090. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Planet 99 Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Because of a tragic birth defect, Floyd Jensen has steered clear of love. Then he runs into the beautiful Abby and his entire life changes. Over four seasons, Floyd will discover both the joy and the heartache of love.
Polk's Soliloquy, a novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,280. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by aois21 publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
POLK'S SOLILOQUY is the story of Polk Fauxston, a recent college grad trying to make a life for himself in Washington, DC. He navigates the city as he moves through his life with the help of friends and the specter of relationships past, present, and possible future. He explores the roads of love, work and passion in his search for a life worth living.
A Song for Julia
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Series: Thompson Sisters, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,530. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by Cincinnatus Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Crank Wilson left his South Boston home at sixteen to start a punk band and burn out his rage at the world. Julia Thompson left a secret behind in Beijing that exploded into scandal in Washington, DC, threatening her father's career and dominating her family's life.When Julia and Crank meet at an anti-war protest, the connection between them is so powerful it threatens to tear everything apart.
The Crick
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
To Ricky Huening the creek on his father’s old farm held more than just water. It was brim full of memories as well.
dancer, zero
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Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(3.00 from 1 review)
Tatiana, the new girl, arrived in English IIIA amidst a murmur of expectation. We had already heard a beautiful "Russian princess" was coming to our own boring little neck of New Jersey, and her first impression on us was no disappointment... the SAT-cramming students of a high academic north New Jersey high school welcome a Russian exchange student; and lives are forever changed...
Sydney's Song
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 88,200. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
An undefeatable Sydney girl. An itinerant musician, Boston’s former child prodigy. Two lost souls brought together by the 2000 Sydney Olympics and thrown into a roller-coaster of their very own personal Olympics. Set in Sydney and Boston where heartbreaks are juxtaposed humour, this Humor Finalist of Readers Favorite's International Book Award is a love story no reader will ever forget.
Fated Family
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Price: $1.39 USD. Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Luck seems in short supply for homeless runaway Joanna. Living in a shed with no electricity or running water, she’s cold, hungry, dirty, and desperate. She's not desperate enough to go back to the angry fists, boots, or whatever else Carlos might throw at her; and not desperate enough to go back to a mother who never really wanted her and barely acknowledges she exists.
The Family Camp
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Price: Free! Words: 830. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A short story about a clever boy's childhood adventure; which was undertaken for the sole purpose of avoiding a long-time family tradition marking the boy's passage to manhood. What lengths will a young boy go in order to avoid tradition?