Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

The Gingerbread Man
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,550. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The story of a recluse writer on a Caribbean Island who finds the key to life through an unexpected event touching his very soul.
Life Affected
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,510. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Growing up can be difficult, and when your parents take you away from your friends and all that is familiar, growing up slides a little closer to impossible. When the worst possible tragedy befalls the Hobart family, the children go their separate ways, both emotionally and physically. In the end, a great many lives have been affected in ways that could not be predicted.
Kleenex Wonder Girl
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Gelastic Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Michael carries a secret torch for the girl of his dreams. A cruel joke at her expense provokes him to violence. That impetuous act surprises no one more than Michael, and threatens to destroy his relationships with friends and family. Worse, it exposes his feelings for her to the one person he most fears discovering the truth--
Delicate Wedding
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,890. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With his younger son's wedding approaching, Frederick Adelson decides to try and persuade his dissolute and detached older son, Elias, to join the family at the wedding after a long separation. Frederick sends two old friends of Elias, who ineffectively try to work on Elias while the rest of the family prepares for the upcoming celebration.
Meggie Blackthorn
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You set the price! Words: 66,520. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Suitable for all ages. Early 1960s. When eleven-year-old Meggie's feckless Dad doesn't pay the coal man and they have no hot water, she decides to take matters into her own hands. With her younger brother, Jack, she sets off to find the free coal she knows can be found in the pit heaps opposite their village. When she and Jack return home from their adventure, she's in big trouble
Growing up in Rural America in the 1940's and 1950's
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,180. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Experience what it was like growing up in America during the 40's and 50's. Relive the Christmas of 1949 in small town America, a story which is sure to become a classic. Experience a Saturday visit to the small Georgia town of Garfield in 1949. Follow along with the Author through 22 heart warming chapters. You will laugh, then cry, then roll with laughter again.
Learning to Haight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,190. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
2012 IR Discovery Award Finalist. Jack McClure is assigned to write an article about an influential figure from the city's past. A beatnik, a hippie and a one-time movie star, Dean Simmons is anything but an easy interview, but Jack knows that getting to know the "real" Dean is his ticket off the news desk. Along the way, Jack learns what it means be an activist and to make a name for himself.
Just Hanah
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Award-winning author Doranna Durgin has over 50 published works, novels & short pieces. Just Hanah is a re-released fantasy story originally published in Fantastic Companions: Young Hanah and her brace dog Sharlie are part of the team that keep her community safe—but Sharlie's inability to complete the bond between them jeopardizes both their home and their lives . Or so Hanah thinks...
Anchihiiroo - Origin of an Antihero
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,620. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011 by Portmanteau Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Anchihiiroo, the hero of Animetown in Toonopolis, had a tragic past yet still became a hero. This is his origin story.
Waking Up Naked On My Mother's Grave
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,430. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Hesitation Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Before you get too excited, despite its title, “Waking Up Naked on My Mother’s Grave” isn’t a horror book. It’s just a short, surreal, coming-of-age novel about a young man who travels to Washington, D.C., seeking his fortune. In no time at all, he’s working for a contractor and living with a somniphobiac girlfriend.
His Teen Dream
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,070. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
This realistic coming of age tale of nostalgia, conflicting emotions, attending a new school, budding romance, friendship, teenage abuse, and dealing with it will resonate with teenage and young adult readers.
Kitchi's Courage
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kitchi, a fledgling osprey, is afraid of the water and therefore, cannot fish for himself. An inspirational story about finding courage through appreciation of joy and beauty, family bonds, and understanding of the life force in us all.
Wake
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,520. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Life’s a bit complicated for Adam Turner, who’s been dating a drop-dead-gorgeous blonde while developing undeniable feelings for a lifelong friend. But just when it all begins to make perfect sense, Adam discovers that all is not what it seems. Somewhere in Wake County, evil is lurking. And on Adam’s 18th birthday, he finds himself flirting with death to protect the one woman he truly loves.
King Jimmy
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Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Boys and girls begin a dangerous game in a school yard one cold winter's day. (Short fiction)
The Class Menagerie II
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,500. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Twenty-six stories written by college students in a fiction workshop class at the University of South Carolina, plus one by the professor.
Elk River
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,140. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(1.00 from 1 review)
2012 Nominee Benjamin Franklin Award in LGBT and Global Ebook for Young Adults. Gregory C. Randall unveils, during the summer of 1956, a family’s fears and triumphs. He explores a region of America set apart from the chaos of the world. It is a place of migrant pickers, backwoods people living off the land, and the grand Lake Michigan that encloses them all. And it is also a realm of miracles
Bobby Slater's World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,980. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Summer, 1964 and for thirteen-year-old Bobby Slater, one of those rich summer kids up on Baker Lake, it’s idyllic - swimming, fishing, baseball, hiking the mountains around the lake, camping on the islands, but what Bobby wants is a girlfriend. Be careful what you wish for, Bobby.
Spøgelser
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: Danish. Published: September 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Teenage-drenge jage en flygtig spøgelse i sydlig kirkegård en nat, aldrig drømte, at deres liv forude, vil være fyldt med spøgelser alt for virkelige og ingen af ​​dem undvigende.
Grandpa & Henry
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
After his grandfather falls ill, an orphan boy must learn how to fend for himself in a strange city.
Lucky Now and Zen
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Luke Gallagher rules the world as the luckiest guy on the planet. Well, not literally. But he gets the grades, the girls, and the goals ever since he rubbed the belly of the Laughing Buddha statue in Chinatown. His luck drops in the crapper on the first day of university. Now Luke's got to shovel his way out and maybe, just maybe, find true love...plus a little Zen Buddhism and real magic.