Fiction » Coming of age

Mascarade (Croc-Odile II)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,100. Language: French. Published: March 13, 2015 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Après un voyage scolaire estival mouvementé, Cassandre, Grégory, Marie-Odile et les autres rentrent chez eux. Si certains sont plutôt soulagés des changements survenus, pour d’autres, c’est l’enfer qui commence. C’est l’heure pour tout le monde de penser à l’avenir. « Mascarade », suite de « Croc-Odile », plonge dans le quotidien des lycéens au travers des regards des différents personnages princi
The Honeydrop Tree: a novelette
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
The lost community of Apistown trades honey with the outside world to survive. But its children do not know where the honored honey comes from—nor about the guilt the town must bear. Three friends set out to learn the truth. And their parents, guided by three mysterious matrons, must choose: protect their children or keep faith with the community. The truth will transform them all.
Shadows of Memories (Baxter Academy)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,930. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
Jenna Ferguson knows exactly what sort of player Cole Harper is. And now he's turned his sights on her, though she has no idea why since he never seemed to even know she existed until now. * If there's one thing Cole Harper knows, it's that Jenna Ferguson needs someone to lean on, someone to love her, and that someone really should be him.
William Shakespeare's "Hamlet": A Retelling in Prose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,220. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
This is a retelling of William Shakespeare's tragedy HAMLET in modern English. If people read this version first, they will understand Shakespeare's original version much better.
Pigeon Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,570. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Set in Berlin, Pigeon Man is a heart-warming tale of friendship between a young boy who aspires to become a pianist and young girl who has moved into the same apartment block. She becomes fascinated by a tramp who lives nearby and has pigeons for company. and his life enters the children's world.
Ruminations
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: British English. Published: February 14, 2015 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Coming of age
Josh Sandison has waited his whole life to go to university. Gifted—and bullied for being different—he hopes it will be a change for the better. Instead he encounters the unexpected, when strange things start happening in his room. When Sean Tierney arrives at university, three days late and broke, the two strike up an unlikely friendship. But can they solve the spooky mystery of the third floor?
August Blue: A short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Coming of age
Charlie and his friends steal a boat, but years later, he remembers not the crime but the fear when, swimming, he knew he was going to drown.
Absolute Depth: A short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,000. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Reminiscences by a famous artist's son to a fatherless student are clouded when each has to confront the consequences of their past
Between These Walls
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,260. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
Hunter Carlisle is a Christian, the man next door. He also hides an attraction to other men. When Hunter befriends Gabe Hellman, a handsome massage therapist, Hunter begins to reconsider the boundaries of attraction. Now Hunter must face the demons of his past and confront his long-held fears about reputation, sexual identity, and matters of soul in a story of faith, fire and restoration.
Ordinary Boy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,090. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Coming of age
My name is Curtis Price. Until my extraordinary death, I live an ordinary life in the poor side of town in Osprey Falls, Maine, with my mother and older sister. I am the boy that nobody sees, ignored in the shadows of the hallway. I am the kid that is picked last in gym. I am the student that is never called on in class to answer the question, and, after a while, I stop bothering to raise my hand.
Angels Versus Virgins
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A young man with a mission: to get himself killed, to subvert the established order in the name of the one true faith. What can come between him and the virgins he has been promised, if not the Angels in his heart? Dark humour lightens this tale of teenage longing taken to the extreme.
Letter to Tanja
Price: Free! Words: 4,100. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
A thrilling combination of fantastic story-telling, spiraling with dream-like characters in a gripping letter that is spun around a shadowy love tale.
Love Lessons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,130. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
When Cartoonist, Grace Bennett is given the mandate to take her comic strip from the satirical side of dating to the magical moments between a couple in love, she enlists the help of her best friend. Except one kiss later has Grace doubting the wisdom in bringing Nate into the mix, while Nate is more determined than ever to show Gracie that with love, anything is possible.
The Things I Prefer To Be Forgotten
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Things I Prefer to Be Forgotten is an intimate and humorous portrait of two promising young men's struggle to find their place in an unpredictable world. As it reaches its conclusion, readers will be compelled to contemplate anew why the seemingly invincible fall from grace when they appear to have it all.
The Jonathan Gray Affair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015 by The Mantle. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Bullies are common across all cultures... and so are heroes, as this short story by Dango Mkandawire (Malawi) reveals.
Page-Turner
Price: Free! Words: 96,360. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
The humdrum life of Darcy Platt soon changes and the bookstore of her dreams becomes a portal to a place of magic where she finds herself relishing in a life of apparent simplicity. But there is something lurking beneath the glossy surface and all is not as it seems to be. And she soon finds out she isn't the only one keeping secrets.
The Red Road
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,830. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Honor student Emma knows college is the only way out of her gang-ridden hometown, but her parents can't afford it. When her dad lands a job in East Malo Verde, gang members threaten his job and his life. When the unthinkable happens, Emma must decide what's more important: doing what's expected, or doing what she feels is right . . . even if it leads her down a dark and dangerous path of revenge.
Crack in the World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,030. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
About to turn 12, Emily is determined never to be sexually molested by her father again. A member of a large family she feels alone and isolated; yet determined to grow up positive and happy. The family’s move to opens the possibility of a new life for her and those she loves, as well as introducing her to those who will become the major players as she decides to turn her world upside down.
Traveling Light
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,530. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
"Traveling Light" tells the dramatic story of a young woman whose carefully planned future is up-ended by her impulse-buy of a used car. Literary fiction with the pacing and suspense of a thriller, "Traveling Light" features two highly original women protagonists and a setting that readers don’t often encounter in contemporary fiction — the unique American subculture that is I-95.
The Wichita Kid: A Caddie's Story
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,190. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Fiction » Coming of age
The Wichita Kid is a coming-of-age novel about golf, friendship, and family. Kevin is a fatherless 12 year-old boy, who's just moved from Kansas to the "big city" of Cleveland, OH. To help support his mother and himself, Kevin finds a job as a caddie at a local country club. This story is both humorous and touching as it involves the struggles that many of us have faced as we march into adulthood.