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Tim Portland and the Reunion Photos by Fraser Elsdon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Tim Portland doesn't fit in. He's got an ambitious spirit and a big heart, but hasn't yet found his place in the social order of Coleman High. All that's about to change. Tim is organizing photography for the school's 75th Reunion. If he can manage to pull off the photos perfectly, navigate his first love, and keep his competitive friend Kelsey at bay, Tim will finally have his chance to shine.
Paragens by Luis Filipe Alves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,540. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Liberdade não é rebeldia, independência não é isolamento. Erros são lições, para quem os comete e para quem os vê cometidos. E quando a vida nos pára, precisamos de quem nos empurre no sentido certo. Paragens: Um drama familiar em busca de uma família. Escrito em 2006 e revisto a fundo ao longo de 2012, esta é a versão definitiva do primeiro livro de Luís Filipe Alves.
The Watch by Moonbeam McQueen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Eleven-year-old Angel is trying to maneuver her increasingly messy childhood. Her mother's husband hunting, the nuns at school are mean; there's a steady stream of potential new step-parents. There's also her father, Ray. He's an awful parent, but Angel holds out hope that he'll change. The hope grows stronger when he hints of buying her a special gift, one that could transform her entire life.
New Hope City by SunHi Mistwalker
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 64,660. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 by Dark Tales Great Lives, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(2.00 from 4 reviews)
A troubled teen and a disillusioned cop cross paths in a southern town suffering from economic and social collapse.
Onward by Bart Bultman
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 111,260. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Onward is the dramatic story of James, a recent college graduate, who, seeking one last uninhibited stint, returns to his regular summer job, waiting tables in a tourist town. Subtle, yet simplistic prose, tells of a journey for personal truth and identity, tested by work—the burdened time of dinner rushes, arduous customers, and head nodding with delighted smiles; and play—midday relaxing at the
What Will Happen to Walter? by Susan Cardoza
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,380. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
When Avery moves home from college, she gets more problems than she expected: the house she inherits from her grandmother in a bad part of town; Walter, the St. Bernard with severe anxiety; and Steven, who she works with at What a Party! A lot has changed since she last saw him, but his insistence that Avery “wasn’t supposed to come back" makes it seem like some things are still the same after all
Tales From The Sea by Eddie Gubbins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,460. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Tales from the Sea is a semi-autobiographical novel based on my life at sea between 1957 and 1969. In its pages the reader will meet the characters with whom I sailed and their antics. They will experience nights ashore and visit through my eyes exotic places. Read about the different ships, old and new as they plough across the oceans carrying the products of the world Throughout there is the sea
The Cranberry Hush: A Novel by Ben Monopoli
Price: $5.89 USD. Words: 79,660. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Two young men struggle to find their places in the world and in each other's lives after college.
Dandelion Man - The Four Loves by Walter M. J. Kreucher
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,550. Language: American English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
"As we search for love, we enter tangled webs of life and living. Dandelion Man - the four loves is a novel about relationships throughout the 1960s and 1970s and across generations... Enticing with a dedication to a very different era, 'Dandelion pMan' is well worth considering for general fiction collections." MaryCowper Midwest Book Review
Leonardo and Mary-Angel by Carlos Menjivar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,450. Language: American English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Leonardo is a young man after family foundations and role models. When experiencing love, rivalry, and desires, Leonardo puts his philosophy to the test while hanging on to innocence. Written amid the onslaught of the 1980's civil war, Leonardo embodies the stress, uncertainty, and reality dissociation plaguing young souls caught between noble ideals and ethereal hatred searing Salvadoran teens.
Malentendu à Moscou by Simone de Beauvoir
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,410. Language: French. Published: January 16, 2013 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » General
Malentendu à Moscou, longue nouvelle écrite en 1965, écartée par Simone de Beauvoir du recueil intitulé La Femme rompue, évoque la crise vécue par un couple vieillissant au cours d’un voyage en U.R.S.S. : déception politique et « malentendu » sentimental s’entrecroisent, nouant histoire individuelle et Histoire collective.
Once, We Were Stolen by Courtney Symons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,910. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Once, Violet and Ben Wrigley were stolen. The siblings discover what it takes to find love in desolation, to seek beauty in everyday ugliness, and to battle emotions for a man they struggle to hate. As their time together passes, the Wrigleys learn that their keeper is as much a captive as they are, and wonder if the three of them will ever break free.
Love, Sex and Respect by Jeffrey Rubin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,140. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jeff Star appears to have found the road to respect at his high school, that is, until he enters the realm of the dating scene. There, the clash between love, sex and respect has even led his heroic buddy, “Cool Steve,” into a deep, dark depression. And when a nearby violent gang repeatedly humiliates the local female teenagers, the guys turn to Steve to lead a war council confrontation.
Pocket Piece Cameo by Robert Costelloe
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,590. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Can and love Survive a treachery perfectly fashioned to destroy it? Pocket Piece Cameo is a coming of age love story of awakening, betrayal, trial, and ultimate renewal.
Keeping the Family Peace by Charlene Newcomb
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,740. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Deprived of his father’s love and approval growing up, a history scholar must convince his aging father to reveal family secrets. The revelations will either tear them apart or allow him to become the man his father was never able to be.
Five Rows Back: A Short Story by Dan Kolbet
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Melissa doesn't have friends. Her OCD and constant counting has made her an outcast in school. So, when she finds the man who forcefully took away her innocence, she seeks revenge the only way she knows how. Praise for "Five Rows Back" - Top 12 Finish, The Inlander Short Fiction Contest 2012, Theme: The End
Kool Brother Rat by Jon Sindell
Price: Free! Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In this fast, funny tale, a thirteen–year–old boy in the Wonder Years era searches for cool. Can he live up to his big brother's rep? Tastes a little like Stand By Me, A Christmas Story, and The Wonder Years. Previously published in The Write Side Up.
Eat. You'll feel better. by Georgiann Baldino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
World War II memories define Mrs. Drazner’s life. A loving husband, Henri, helped her live through the mayhem, but now she’s a widow, struggling to get by alone. A school girl living upstairs in Mrs. D’s building faces problems of her own. Bullies make Betsy’s life unbearable, and she contemplates suicide—but then Mrs. D offers Betsy a way to survive.
Rockin' The Bronx by Larry Kirwan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
The Bronx is burning in 1980-82. John Lennon is being stalked, Bobby Sands is dying, the Reagan Revolution has begun and AIDS is about to be identified. Sean arrives from Ireland searching for his girlfriend, Mary. He finds a lot more than he's looking for, including Danny McCorley, a hard-hitting, book-loving, construction worker with a shadowy past in the Irish Republican movement and a secret.