Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

The Forty Watt Flowers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,180. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
All Trisha wants to do is create something meaningful. Since she's living in Athens, Georgia, she finds four other women and The Forty Watt Flowers are formed. From the jock atmosphere of the garage where they rehearse to the beer-soaked bars where they gig, five young women struggle to find sanity in the mess of notes they try to play and the hiccups of their lives.
Children of the Missing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,980. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
After joining up with a menacing gang, the kid enters a surreal world where violence is celebrated and the skills passed down by his father are rewarded. But when he discovers a gut wrenching secret that threatens his younger sister, the resulting bloodshed and turmoil launches their lives down a treacherous path that cannot be undone.
Sweet Southern Boys
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,350. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Shelby, Randy, and John Mark have been best friends since grade school. The sons of close-knit families, they have been raised in small-town Georgia to be responsible, to revere God, and to love. But as seniors in high school, they are accused of unspeakable crimes, persecuted by the justice system and abandoned by their community. A coming of age story ... a tale of misandry run amok.
Malbec & Maluco
Price: Free! Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Maluco, a Brazilian in his late-twenties, works as staff of a hostel, thriving in the carefree party lifestyle and avoiding adulthood best he can. When Malbec, an Argentine bohemian with a guitar-case full of sincerity shows up, their worldviews collide, forcing each to reconsider his chosen path.
Sigvardinho
Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Sigvard, a young Swede, checks into a hostel in Rio de Janeiro. His fearless interest in the dark side of the culture- coupled with a propensity for blowing large wads of money carelessly- shocks and challenges the timid backpacker crowd. His downward spiral and unabashed indulgences trigger the imaginations of tale-telling travelers, giving birth to a legend that only grows as it is passed on.
Something Like Winter
Series: Something Like..., Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,550. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
When Tim meets recklessly brave Benjamin Bentley, a whole new world opens up to him—love, sex, warmth…home. Certain that society won’t understand what they have together, Tim struggles to protect their relationship. As his lies push Ben away, Tim learns that the greatest enemy can come from within. Something Like Winter is the companion novel to Something Like Summer.
The Way to Nowhere
Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
After his grandfather passed away, fearing he has lost the only person who cared about him, young Raymond attempts to traverse North to find his grandfather's soul.
Slocomb's Pond
Price: Free! Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Slocomb's Pond has a bad reputation. Some people have returned from it with tales of hideous creatures living beneath its placid waters. Others have not returned at all. This is the story of four boys who, one winter night, decide to tempt Fate at Slocomb's Pond, and who are caught most unaware when Fate takes them up on their wager.
Daddy's Little Girl (grows up)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A father, with the help of his wife, tries to figure out how to let his hot daughter grow up.
Gman: A Mormon Spy Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,650. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by North Star Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The storyline flips the traditional spy thriller on its head. We don't get an urbane James Bond, we get Nephi Stevensen, a fresh-faced and intelligent Chinese language scholar living in tropical Singapore, somewhat shadily recruited to become an operative. Nephi is a deeply religious Mormon and struggles with his inner demons as he tries to learn spy-craft and about the need to kill.
Where We Are: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story of friends, shoplifting, beer, and one very long night in a new town.
Del
Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Del, a young city gardener, must rely on a simple good nature to deal with thorns botanical and human. By the author of The Mighty Roman and the short story "Lawrence."
The Mysteries, A Novel of Ancient Eleusis
Price: Free! Words: 132,180. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Available for the first time complete in one volume. Previously published in two volumes as Daughter of Darkness and The Dadouchos. In 480 BC, fifteen-year-old Melaina's biggest worry, she thinks, is wishing to follow Artemis and remain virgin when her mother and grandfather want her to marry and became a priestess. But when the Persians invade, the gods themselves have plans for Melaina.
Canis Major
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 190,120. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
After seventeen-year-old Russell Whitford confronts and kills a rabid dog, he seeks to prevent the news from reaching the dog's owner, whose hair-trigger temper is well-known in the small town of Riley, Alabama
The Art of Letting Go
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
For eighteen years, Camille has watched her son, Michael, grow up and has loved him more than anyone else. Now, when Michael joins the army, she must learn to let him go, even if it hurts.
Love & Darts
Series: On Impulse, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,960. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
2012 Anderbo Self-Published Book Award Entry of Note Honorable Mention at the 2012 Paris Book Festival You'll be entranced by these twenty-four stories as Nath Jones finds her way into this fun and biting life. She does not shy away from mortality but conducts you from the kaleidoscopic moment when a toddler loses her innocence to the last breath an old man takes in a rowboat at sunrise.
Small Town Glory
Price: Free! Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
With a video camera in his hand and the haunting images in his head of a friend being pulled from an icy river, Eli sets off to film a documentary and, in the process, unearths harrowing truths about life in a small town.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Young Ernie Hemingway's Advice for Teens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
Young Ernest Hemingway gives his take on teen life and his heros in the early 1900s.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Wilderness Escape; Running from Turdface, Game Warden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ernest Hemingway and his sister make to the forest for what is expected to be an experimental trip: Can you stun a deer by simply glancing the bullet off it's skull? The inquisitive minds find something in the woods that they were not expecting!
Spacecraft
Price: Free! Words: 77,330. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
This is not a book -it’s a scam. It’s the story of Nick, a seventeen year old weed-smoking, acid-eating, suburban nihilist dropout who accidentally stumbles across an idea that is truly revolutionary. In this text you will find arguments against art, money, sobriety, religion, education, and the rule of law.