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Ordinary Boy by Stacey Longo
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 by Bryan Murphy
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 by Kenny Fischer
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 by Cathryn Fox
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 by Alexei Auld
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.
Page-Turner by Nick Rossi
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 by Jenni Wiltz
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 by Maribeth Shanley
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 by Jeff Tompkins
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 by Rob Fisher
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.
Jacmuir: Trust Stained Lies by Angeline M. Bishop
Series: Jacmuir. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,310. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
Oastomin, a university freshman and the newest Crimson Knight, consents to rigorous training so he can follow in his father’s footsteps. A few months into his preparation, his dad, King Natro of Jacmuir, dies. Oastomin soon discovers his father’s power came at the high price of a long buried secret.
She's Gone by Joye Emmens
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,560. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Into the eye of the 1960s counterculture, teenage Jolie flees home with Will, her older, activist boyfriend. Jolie lies about her age and identity and quickly discovers that everything is more complicated than it seems—Will included. Filled with colorful settings and characters, She’s Gone is an authentic and heartfelt story that follows a young woman’s emotional journey.
Ennui, oui by Rose Landau
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,500. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Ennui, oui is the story of a decade in Lindsay Carter's life. Starting when she graduates from high school in Paris and opts out of going to college, Lindsay moves around countries and jobs , meeting Mr. Rights and Mr. Right Nows trying to find a country she feels at home at and please her eccentric family.
Me, Johnny, and The Babe by Mark Wirtshafter
Price: Free! Words: 68,570. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This is the story of two 12-year-old best friends growing up on the mean streets of Philadelphia. It chronicles their friendship and tells the remarkable, untold true story of how Babe Ruth came to their local parish to play in one incredible baseball game. That September day in 1923 would forever change the lives of these two friends.
Literature Companion: Ordinary People by History World
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Coming of age
The book has established itself in several academic circles. It is now in the course of study at several American Secondary school English classes.
Hello, Agnieszka (Between Two Worlds, Book 2) by Evy Journey
Series: Between Two Worlds, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,110. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Coming of age
A passion for music. Shattered dreams. A second chance. Such was Agnieszka's past life, but to Justin and Elise, she is only a mother who plays piano exceptionally well. Her oldest son's suicide attempt forces her to reveal thorny relations with a mother weighed down by her roots, a lusty grand-aunt who betrays her, and a deep but tragic first love. Baring her soul cements her bond with Elise.
Soul of the Desert by Maria E. Schneider
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,750. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Coming of age
In 1976, the best a kid in Harlem can hope for is to work for the mob or pick up extra bucks as an informer. It may be too late for Rand, but that won’t stop him from trying to save his brother, Bo. When strangers appear on the streets of Harlem, Rand hatches a crazy plan to send Bo to a place that is so desolate and removed from Harlem that no one will dare follow.
Babysitting Socrates by Carl Damhesel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In a time of change and turmoil in late sixties America, a boy discovers love and choices. Love of a girl, love of his friends and his world.