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The Invincible Alex Xavier by Che Parker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,150. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
The first in a trilogy, Alex Xavier is a vivid coming-of-age story set in Kansas City in 1989. Narrated by a 12-year-old boy, Alex Xavier depicts the life of a struggling inner city family. The narrator longs to be a superhero, and he discovers that his street art may be his family's way out of the ghetto. Success comes, but now he realizes he has a new mission. And nothing will ever be the same.
Spirit Sister I Sing Your Song by Patricia Jacobs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,150. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Coming of age
Becca is unaware that she possesses the spirit of a revered Native American healer. She is kidnapped and brought back 350 years. A sorcerer craves the power within Becca and revenge against the woman who spurned him. Becca’s escape leads to the love and respect of her tribe and she grows up as the shaman Chenoa and ready for a confrontation with Wanaga who would kill her and sell out his people.
And I Became River: A Novel by Ned W. Schultz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,790. Language: American English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lyrical coming-of-age story set in a Vermont village in 1981 and in present-day California. Eleven-year old Edie faces her sister's turmoil, her mother's childhood secrets and a haunting, century-old death. Tumultuous events in her last year of childhood profoundly shape Edie's adult memories, feelings of loss and her deep family bonds.
Drive by Jon Edgell
You set the price! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 3 reviews)
"Drive carefully, there’s a frost again tonight.” A short story from the prize winning author of "Resolution". A teenager asks his domineering father if he can borrow the car with dramatic consequences. "Drive is an edgy flash fiction contemporary family life story with a dash of mystery and a conclusion that lingers in your thoughts long after you’ve read ‘The End’." MDG
PRIMAVERA, ESTATE, AUTUNNO, INVERNO (e mai più primavera) by Pierluigi Tamanini
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: Italian. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Alternative history
"È un vanto per la nostra redazione avere scoperto Pierluigi Tamanini" cultura@valseriananews
I Love Him, I Love Him Not by Ella Martin
Series: Westgate Prep. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,650. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
Talia’s life has been turned upside down. There’s too much hitting her at once and she’s not ready to deal with any of it. The one person she can always turn to is her best friend Jake, and he’s being secretive. And that hurts more than she thought possible. Talia hates that she’s jealous of the new girl in Jake’s life, especially since she can’t decide if she loves him … or if she loves him not.
The Queen of Unforgetting by Sylvia Maultash Warsh
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,920. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Mel Montrose is a beautiful blonde grad student with a secret. Two secrets. We only know what she wants us to know. Until she is forced to run from an obsessed admirer into the arms of her family whom she has been avoiding. Then the first secret is revealed and we understand some of her motives. The second secret involves the admirer and his role in her evolving literary career.
Summer Mirrors by Mick Bennett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,670. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015 by Unsolicited Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
The Missing You in Belmar, NJ trilogy concludes with Summer Mirrors. Change dominates the five main characters and brings their orbits ever closer to their common sun—resilience. As Labor Day approaches, Jimmy strives for mended familial relationships and respect.
Glassford Girl: Part 2 of the Emily Heart Time Jumper Series by Jay J. Falconer
Series: Emily Heart Time Jumper, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,870. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015 by BookBreeze.com LLC. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
How to be happy? Live on the street? Remain in present time? Emily Heart can't. She's something new - abducted and genetically altered, Emily is figuring out how to live in one time and place, when any burst emotion might send her across time and space or possibly blink her right out of existence. The second installment of the mind-bending Emily Heart Time Jumper Series, Glassford Girl: Part 2
The Blue Jay by Michelle Schlicher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,860. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age
A debut novel about a young woman and a young boy scarred by abandonment who find they share an unlikely bond.
Haymakers: Part III by Will Berkeley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,520. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Haymakers: Part III. How Mister Berkeley like coming back to Hingham after getting the rail out of town. How is our fighter doing in retirement? Anything left on the card? Or is he just in the can? Flying high now? Gonna try?
Tornado Gift by S. A. Barton
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story, about 2000 words. Strange is when a passing tornado drops an antique Westinghouse refrigerator in the backyard of your trailer. Stranger still is what is inside when Dad opens it, and what the contents mean for two rambunctious boys who often pay too little attention to their surroundings.
A Sign Of Sanity by William Helps
Price: Free! Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A man sits alone in a bar, emptiness and regret fill his stomach. When a younger counterpart enters, two generations collide, and we begin to see a change in this man's path of which he sadly walks. A short story about what life holds, and if our losses and mistakes are really our troubles or our triumphs.
Οι εθελοντές by Niovi Lyri
Price: Free! Words: 31,530. Language: Greek. Published: September 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Τα μέλη της μη κυβερνητικής οργάνωσης "Πολίτες του Πλανήτη" ετοιμάζονται για το συνέδριό τους σε ένα νησί του Αιγαίου. Όμως, λίγους μήνες πριν το συνέδριο, μια νεαρή φώκια, προστατευόμενη μιας φιλικής τους οργάνωσης οικολόγων, βρίσκεται νεκρή, μαχαιρωμένη, σε μια έρημη παραλία του νησιού. Από εκείνη τη μέρα οι ήρωες βρίσκονται αντιμέτωποι με ανεξήγητα φαινόμενα και αινιγματικές συμπεριφορές.
The Lock of Indian Springs by Laverne Collins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,040. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015 by Champlain Avenue Books, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Coming of age
The Lock of Indian Springs grabs us with an unforgettable narrative voice that draws us into a young boy’s life—and leaves us longing for more. It’s 1960, school is out for the summer, and rural Mississippi yields plenty of excitement for a boy and his friends—play, life’s adventures, dangers, and dilemmas—all experienced and told from the charming point-of-view of eleven-year-old Vern.
Milk by MJ Meads
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
When a family friend arrives on Becky's doorstep and agrees to take her away for a few days, she can't believe her luck. But a chance encounter at Mike's house will alter the balance of their relationship forever. Will the weekend trip they take together turn a teenage crush into a wondrous dream, or will she sleepwalk into her very own nightmare?