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Escapes (Out in the Garage Third Edition) by Gabe Gott
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,440. Language: American English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is the third and final edition of Gabe Gott's first novel. Released in June 2015, it features several key differences from the first, including having a different name (it was originally titled "Out in the Garage") and being divided into five sections (instead of two). The prose is also dramatically improved, having been re-edited and rewritten, making it the definitive version of this story.
Thin Places by Elie Axelroth
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,330. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Skye arrives at college, determined to leave her past behind. Eight years ago, Skye’s mother abandoned her. What happened all those years ago? Is she even still alive? Reluctantly, Skye seeks help in the counseling clinic, but the psychologist, Alix, has suffered her own tragic loss and resolves not to let the desperate girl drag them both into the past.
Petunia and Sir Alfred by Elvira Drake
Price: Free! Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Coming of age
Al, a janitor at Lakeview Asylum, never noticed Petunia, a young schizophrenic patient, until Nurse Kathy nudges him into socializing with her. Little does he know he will get pulled into Petunia's bizarre metaphysical world. She claims to be a prophetess, filling one notebook after another with frantic scribbles. Intrigued by her strange religion, he becomes a neophyte initiate.
Life in the Time of Decline (Book 4, Progeny of Evolution) by Mike Arsuaga
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015 by I Heart Book Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » New adult
A contemporary of the White’s triplets, human Jess Moore grows up in a time of decline, the result of poor economic, fiscal, and environmental choices, topped off by a worldwide pandemic. The decline leaves intrusive government in the name of security as the price of maintaining a threadbare prosperity.
Eleven Miles from Home by Jeremy Bursey
Price: Free! Words: 12,640. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Richard and Rachel stopped getting along months ago, but they continue to spend time together to satisfy the one interest they have in common. When misfortune steals that link away, however, and leaves them stranded on the side of the road eleven miles from home, they must not only figure out what went wrong in their relationship but individually decide whether it's even worth saving.
The Youth & Young Loves of Oliver Wade: Stories by Ben Monopoli
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,440. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Ollie Wade navigates fifteen years of boys and heartache in this collection of short stories.
Stalled by C.R. Bruce
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Social media made it easy to find your ex, insult your enemies, and virtually punch someone in the face. In 1999 you had to go to your high school reunion. Set in the men's bathroom at a ten-year high school reunion, "Stalled" is a humorous story about regret, grudges, falling behind the curve, and having the guts to change your world when the chance presents itself.
Estrelas Cadentes by Charles Sheehan-Miles
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,010. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 1, 2015 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
E todo o caminho, Crank será confrontado com uma pergunta. Depois que ele estragou tudo completamente, existe alguma maneira que ele possa reconquistar Julia?
Muddy Waters by Douglas Ewan Cameron
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,110. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
An unusual friendship between an Amish youth and teenager results in deep comradeship and changes the way some people look at others. Emotionally stirring and moving.
Turnabout by Jack Adler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Coming of age
Turnabout is an ironic coming-of-age novel about a shy and bashful nerd of a 15-year old high school student who inadvertently sees one of his teachers accidentally kill another teacher and then blackmails the theacher to make him into a better person, academically and socially.
Cross-Currents by M. A. Heberling
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Cross-Currents is a coming-of-age story set in the Thousand Islands region of the St. Lawrence River and centered around several teenagers dealing with bullying, harmful behaviors, family secrets, and the discovery of an international smuggling ring.
Darla Decker Shakes the State by Jessica McHugh
Series: Darla Decker Diaries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,310. Language: American English. Published: May 30, 2015 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
Seventh grade starts on a hopeful note when Darla Decker and the Fairmount Fifteen are invited to the State Show Choir Competition at Coaster Kingdom. Although she’s made a no-dating bet with Nate, she’s jealous of her friend Reggie’s cell phone, and her parents are constantly at each other’s throats, Darla remains determined to make seventh grade the best year ever. [Young Adult - 13 and Up]
Shell Out by Jeremy Bursey
Price: Free! Words: 26,160. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Greg would love to enjoy a prosperous life, filling his apartment with luxuries, going out with friends, and meeting the girl of his dreams. But there's a problem: He's poor. Even when he makes a valiant effort to work hard for the money, someone or something finds a way to snag his earnings from him. Is it just how life works? Or is it possible for him to give his desires a chance?
Uma Canção para Julia by Charles Sheehan-Miles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,830. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 29, 2015 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
Quando a sociedade menina Julia Thompson eo guitarrista de rock Crank Wilson atender a conexão entre eles é tão poderoso que ameaça destruir tudo distante.
Overnight Success by Mark Porter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,310. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Mark Porter sets off on a great adventure of post-college life, where he lives in an abandoned house owned by the Mafia, hangs with homeless people, gets beat up by bouncers, becomes romantically entangled with crazy aspiring actresses, drinks bum wine, is ordered to buy condoms for Hollywood screenwriters, becomes a professional cardboard box folder—and somewhere along the line finds true love.
The Hiraeth Dialogues by David Kirk
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,060. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
In the late 1960's, a young man returns to his childhood home and is confronted with something odd. He begins to suspect his earlier recollections and feelings are either idealized or may have never existed. His story is an exploration of the philosophical and psychological effects of leaving home, returning home, and coping with change.
Poems (Don't Say I Never Gave You Anything At All) by Patrick McCarty
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Coming of age
This is a collection of poems and poetic prose from the internationally acclaimed author, Patrick McCarty.
The Not-So-Holy Bible by Pete Nicely
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,130. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Fourteen-year old Claude Tillson is tired of waiting for his mother to sober up and move them out of his miserable grandparents’ house. After deciding that only he can fix everything, he asks his grandfather for help. What he gets instead destroys his faith and sends him and his mother on the run. The Not-So-Holy Bible is the story of how the truth can set you free. But first it breaks your heart.