Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

What They Left Behind
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 122,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ben and Gennie Perrin, orphaned twins, are abused and abandoned by their brother. Luckily, they are adopted by a young couple and raised in San Francisco. Years later, while trying to bring their parents to California, they uncover something so unexpected it turns their world upside down. Will they reconcile with their past or will it leave them shattered like their city after the earthquake?
Home Was Not So
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 75. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Manav did not know who Mahesh was so he looked questioningly at Sohail. Sensing his curiosity, Sohail said, “He is my mother’s husband. He is a good man.” Sohail began to look at the cars along the road. He was expecting Mahesh, his mother’s husband.
Lost in Me
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Series: Here and Now, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 65,400. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When an injury leaves Hanna Thompson without her last year of memories, her life seems perfect—right down to an engagement ring from Max Hallowell, her life-long crush. Does she have the life she always wanted or is it a façade propped up by secrets she doesn’t know she has? She needs answers, but the only person who has them is Nate Crane, the sexy rocker who wants her for himself.
Teenager's Tale
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 44,100. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Teenager's Tale is a series that tells the story of a group of teenagers who grow up amid the challenges of the stage in the city of Francistown in Botswana. We see the story through the eyes of Brandon Chdizala, who is the main character and his friends. "Episode One: Humble Beginnings" is the first part of the series.
Depression Cookies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 177,030. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Depression Cookies is a coming of age story woven around the heart of family triumph. It is told from two distinct vantage points, middle-aged mother, Abby, and her teenage daughter, Krista. Each faces unique challenges within the framework of a combined family life. What neither expects to find is the true essence of magic in the strength, friendship, power and energy of the female spirit.
Normal Too?
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,050. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Busterfly. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
“Sometimes it takes a village to raise a child. Sometimes, as in our case, that village looks more like The Village People. And sometimes, it is not the village that raises the child, but the child that raises the village … often to heights they never imagined.” In this sequel to Normal?, Stephen J. Mulrooney reminds us again that the important thing is not who we love, but that we love.
The Convention
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,250. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
David Chalmers is attending Mo-Kan 2, a science fiction convention in Kansas City. He’s there because a national Doctor Who group has big plans for the future. During the con he meets fellow fan Lila Woodson and the members of another fan group, the Space Rats. Will this convention alter David’s future? Will Lila win the costume contest? Should we be afraid of Doctor Who: The Wrath of Kroll?
Asleep Without Dreaming
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,660. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When love, mystery, and fate collide, unleashing an unforgettable tragedy...On the run and uncertain trouble brewing, Willa finds herself stranded in a long decaying town with a mother prone to keeping secrets and telling lies, a murderous arsonist, and no ready way out. And then Willa meets Jesse Truman, an intriguing boy she longs to save, if only she understood what it is he needs saving from.
What Never Happened: An Observation
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Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
An observant boy goes to the park, returns home, and has a conversation with his mother in a fabricated, unlikely, never-happened, plausible, impossible, invented, realistic coming-of-age story. What Never Happened: An Observation, a short story, was first published in Waccamaw, Issue 7.
Camelia
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,290. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 by Wayward Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
"Camelia has stolen my heart...one of the best books I've ever read." ---The Literary Connoisseur Camelia...isn't here. April MacMillan is drunk, standing on the roof of Three River Terrace seven stories up, ready to jump to her death, when she remembers Camelia. Will the truth about Camelia save her? Or will it lead her back t
An Education
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
At the training camp in the country Larry helps with the champ and his sparing partner, Big George..
Servants and Followers (The Legends of Arria, Volume 2)
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Series: Legends of Arria, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,570. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
On a dangerous quest to retrieve Tau’s Cup, Basha and Oaka suffer a terrible loss at the outset. In the midst of several mad adventures, they are joined by Fato the talking royal messenger falcon and the warrior Monika. Chased by Black Wolves, monstrous Servants of the evil overlord Doomba, the group seeks shelter with Lord Fobata and Captain Goga, secret human Followers of Doomba.
Lily and Me in Haut de Cagnes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,680. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The lives and loves of a 13-year-old girl and her mother in the French village of Haut de Cagnes.
I Tried to Tell You but You Wouldn't Listen
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Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a short story I wrote inspired by some of the things recently going on in my life and some of my thoughts. I recently had problems opening up to anyone and the whole situation was frustrating everyone. I talked to my doctor about it and she suggested therapy. That's where the whole idea of this story came from, even though I never got therapy myself. Enjoy.
After the Race
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,440. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
After the Race recounts the unraveling of the family Reed. and the raw, serpentine trails blazed by the father-son pair of Wayne—an Army Special Forces veteran whose reckless pursuit of contentment propels the story—and Charles—a gifted runner whose effortless successes on the track contrast his struggles everywhere else. A father-son drama in the tradition of The Great Santini.
Pelican Smile
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Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: Australian English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Penny Leighton's father dies a huge hole is left in her heart, and it is a hole she has fallen into deeply. She becomes preoccupied with the need to know where his remains have been scattered. Desperate to set her father's haunting spirit free she, instead, discovers how to set herself free—to forgive
The Savannah House
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,280. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014 by A Horse Called Alpha. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Going home is never easy. Gennie left her home in southern Georgia for cooking school in New York as soon as the ink was dry on her high school diploma, and she never looked back. This is a story about southern women, about what it's like to be the quiet one, and about really understanding what it is you want out of life. Mostly, though, this is a story about food.
Promises
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Series: Novels that develop characters' histories, Book 3. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 68,360. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Promises is the story of a young girl’s struggle to define herself according to the ideals of success and education taught by her parents. Helen’s journey is fraught with unexpected tragedies and desertions. She makes promises as a way of bargaining to deal with her guilt and grief. Helen learns to depend on family, friends, and her singing ability to achieve her goals.
Just To Be With You: The Sullivans (Contemporary Romance)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,680. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
JUST TO BE WITH YOU is the newest book in Bella Andre's New York Times and USA Today bestselling Sullivan series. Over 1.5 million books sold so far! This is Ian Sullivan and Tatiana Landon's story. The Seattle Sullivans.
Nine Lives of Adam Blake
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,270. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Adam Blake knows what fate awaits him after death. He has died before, and will die again, and always it's the same. For Adam, there is no heaven, hell, reincarnation, or cold, final sleep. When he dies, his life flashes before his eyes—nothing skipped or overlooked—until it stops at age 12, one week after he had mysteriously disappeared in the woods behind his childhood house. Then, he wakes up.