Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Bone Bird
By Darlene Barry Quaife
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,010. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Bone Bird (1989) received a Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book. Set in the rain-drenched, dying logging town of Tanis Bay on Vancouver Island, it is the story of a young woman, Aislinn Cleary, struggling to find hope for the future while burdened with the responsibility of a dying mother and a family store.
Mountains and Valleys
By John Cuando
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
a short story about a young boy growing up in industrial south wales gradually coming to terms with his changing world.
Old Souls Inn
By Patricia Allwood
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
It’s the 1950s and young Rosa Farmer can’t understand why her father went to all the trouble to dig a bomb shelter in their yard and then permitted a bomb of gargantuan proportion to fall on their family. Old Souls Inn is a literary fiction story about forgiveness and redemption, prejudice and discrimination, saints and sinners—and what it takes to truly become an “old soul.”
Two Weeks Since My Last Confession
By Kate Genovese
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A dramatically written family saga, Two Weeks Since my Last Confession is the story of one woman's survival in the face of serious childhood abuse and addiction. More than this, it is a tale that chronicles the triumph of the human spirit over its enemies — not only external enemies but also the ones we find within ourselves.
Rebecca Danced
By Ezzy Black
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,630. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Three teens begin coming of age in Savannah Georgia in 1984. Rebecca is confined to a wheelchair and just wants to learn to walk. Tony is rich and popular with the girls at school. He can literally have anything he wants, except what he's already lost. Little sister Tina is a prodigy and knows that with just a bit of music, anything is possible. A Chaos Novel - Book 1
The Right Kind of Perfect
By Danielle Nicole Bienvenu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Fifteen year old Tessa Smithers has anything but the perfect life and things only get worse once she is accused of being a bird killer. Suddenly the entire town has turned upside down and the only thing they can agree on is she's guilty. Has everyone lost their mind or is it just her? Bienvenu writes a sensational teenage comedy that will leave you laughing until you cry.
Snow in Winter
By Margaret Bacon
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 112,700. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Childhood experience made Nell decide she must be a career woman and never be dependent on any man. Doubt set in when she fell in love and began to think that there might be room for the kind of family life enjoyed by her unambitious, home-loving cousin, Chrissie. For both women life followed a different course from the one that they had planned, involving change and pain but, ultimately, growth.
Wolverine's Daughter
By Doranna Durgin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,060. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Wolverine’s Daughter is hard-tempered by her struggle to survive in the hostile Keturan mountains; she knows nothing of the Outlands, or of her father...or of the curse behind her puzzling clumsiness. But she’s about to find out what it means to visit those Outlands...and they’re about to find out what it means to have her.
The Life and Times of Young Sonny Tompkins
By Michael E. Benson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,690. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When young Sonny Tompkins is sent to Utah to live with his Uncle Buck while his Dad serves a two year sentence for a crime he didn’t commit, he leaves his boyhood behind and embarks upon a series of adventures that will make him older than his years.
Don't Tell.
By Lani Wendt Young
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
0.5 star(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Short Story. A brutally honest portrayal of what happens when Susanna - a young girl in Samoa - is sexually abused and everyone she turns to for help fails her. Again and again. A powerful and moving story that highlights a cruelly common problem facing many young people in Samoa today.
The Sword, the Book, and the Bone
By Greg Jones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,600. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
A historical adventure novel about a young man's discovery of Excalibur and the identity of the historical King Arthur. Tripp Shepard inherits three antiquities which he must discover and return to their rightful place in a monastery in a distant land. Arthur buffs will delight in the novel's highly detailed historical reconstruction of the real King Arthur.
The Rivalry
By Phil Wohl
Price: Free! Words: 72,420. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Rivalry is the inspirational story of a typical high school student who becomes memorable once he steps on the basketball court. Pete Berman’s on-court wizardry also fuels his confidence in both social and scholastic settings. The story gives the reader insight into the mind of a teenager, and all of the complex and often primitive emotions of the high school experience.
The Last Day at Jack's
By Corbert Windage
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Chapters in our lives close, sometime without us even knowing it. When we do recognize these event they they stir our souls and become touchstones in our lives.
White for Peace
By H. K. Kyle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
White for Peace is the soaring and inspirational finale to the Redeye Project Trilogy. With the imprint of the preceding generations upon her our heroine defiantly challenges the ideals and practices of a corrupt government. In an exploration of patriotism, activism, and heroism we meet a leader who, because of all that has come before, is able to lift and inspire all who will come after.
Red for Blood
By H. K. Kyle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,580. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The one man who knows everything is finally ready to talk in Red for Blood the revealing action packed second book in the Redeye Project Trilogy. The threads of this political conspiracy thriller begin to unwind as shocking truths are revealed. A young woman's quest to understand her origins and better yet leave them behind turns into the adventure of a lifetime.
Ring Cycle
By Carl-Peter Hough
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011 by subKultur. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Can a talisman found in a hospital car park really bring a change to your life?
Mom's Letter
By David Todd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
[Short story; 1850 words] A teenage boy deals with the impending death of his mother, then forty years later looks back upon the events.
Memories of My Misadventures - On Sex, Religion and Getting into Trouble
By John W. Sloat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,050. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
For non-stop laughs that bring back visions of your own childhood blunders, Memories of My Misadventures is a humorous adventure the whole family can enjoy together!
My Last Summer
By Kerem Mermutlu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
My Last Summer is a young adult novel, a coming of age story, and a tale of east meeting west. Everyone has a dream, but some dreams might just break everything apart.
Changes
By Charles Oliver
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,140. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Slip was just drifting through life, but that was until he met Ria. Now he struggles to find out who he will be, and the direction he should take. Soon they will both have to face difficult choices in the face of tragedy. Warning: This book contains occasional profanity and some sexual situations.