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The Hiraeth Dialogues by David Kirk
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,060. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
In the late 1960's, a young man returns to his childhood home and is confronted with something odd. He begins to suspect his earlier recollections and feelings are either idealized or may have never existed. His story is an exploration of the philosophical and psychological effects of leaving home, returning home, and coping with change.
Circulatim: Arcs - Book Two - Camp Howit by Ray Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,250. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 and represented by Vita Plena Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Coming of age
Alex begins that difficult time of life - puberty. Things change, rapidly. He finds himself feeling new and frightening things. He shares his deepest secret with his best friend, only to lose him and become an outcast at school. Then he moves. At a summer study camp for high school students, he learns that not everyone will reject his sexuality, and he can have friends, acceptance, and love.
Poems (Don't Say I Never Gave You Anything At All) by Patrick McCarty
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Coming of age
This is a collection of poems and poetic prose from the internationally acclaimed author, Patrick McCarty.
The Not-So-Holy Bible by Pete Nicely
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,130. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Fourteen-year old Claude Tillson is tired of waiting for his mother to sober up and move them out of his miserable grandparents’ house. After deciding that only he can fix everything, he asks his grandfather for help. What he gets instead destroys his faith and sends him and his mother on the run. The Not-So-Holy Bible is the story of how the truth can set you free. But first it breaks your heart.
Perky Erect Nipples by Theric Jepson
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: American English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Antemoff Ebookery. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A story of lost love and young cats and high school and regret and rental cars and, um.... "I should clear up right now that Perky Erect Nipples is the name of my cat." Or so claims Isaac in the first sentence of this droll novella from Theric Jepson. But regardless of his cat's name, Isaac has other things on his mind. Including the girl who got away but still haunts his memory, and her, um....
Once We Were Friends by Bryan Mooney
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,760. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
It was summer,1959. It was a different time, a quieter time. For Davey Malloy it was the start of summertime, a week after Memorial Day and days after his twelfth birthday. He now had his freedom and the entire summer to do whatever he wanted. He and his best friends Timmy and Sunny were free to go hiking and fishing. Years later one became a cop and the other was on death row and escapes.
Bobby Joe's Recess Rebellion: Thoughts on Surviving the Playgrounds of Life by Robert Joseph
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 114,640. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Coming of age
In this heartfelt collection of stories based on events in his own life, Robert Joseph explores three “playgrounds” that shaped his young life: Catholic school, the Army, and an inner-city public school where he worked as a teacher.
A Drink Precedes a Story by Jack Nolan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,150. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Coming of age
A coming-of-age story of two teenaged boys, one white, one black, and their journey to adulthood. What transpires spans three generations and melds events from Ireland, the blue collar city of Troy, NY, the rolling horse fields of North Carolina, and the killing fields of Southeast Asia. It is a riveting account of love lost and love found, and the depths to which true friendship will take you.
Miss Me, Nightmare. by Esme Leon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Coming of age
Maria, a southern lit-freak, artist and teen meet's the friend she's met many times in her dreams. The only way she's documented meeting him are from sketches and memories. She realizes only later through a series of events that he's more of a beautiful nightmare than a sweet dream.
The Spanish Club by Danielle Burnette
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
After discovering a shocking family secret, 17-year-old Brianna Garrett struggles with love, friendship, and identity on a summer trip abroad in Mexico. An honest coming-of-age, The Spanish Club chronicles the universal struggle to define oneself within the boundaries of friendship and love—even when the ones you trust break the rules.
Boring Short Stories From A Bearded Man by Samuel Planner
You set the price! Words: 12,660. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Coming of age
A Collection of short stories for those who enjoy literary surprises. It also mentions Imgur.
Two Sisters by Jeffrey Anderson
Price: Free! Words: 87,570. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Brooke and Leah Fulcher are about as different as two sisters can be, a division accentuated by Leah's deafness. How is it then that each becomes the other's best friend, not only totally reliant on one another but also reciprocal guardians through the challenges and perils of childhood and adolescence? Follow them on their entwined life journey of discovery, devotion, and love.
Coffee, Tea, and Gluten Free: The Novel by April D Brown
Series: Cookbook, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,270. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Learning to live gluten free isn't easy in a world that keeps gluten at their fingertips day in and day out. Tammy had lived without it all her life. Erin hadn't. Tammy stepped into the employment world, and gluten surrounded her. Could she function surrounded by gluten?
Into The Fire by Michele G Miller
Series: From The Wreckage, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,410. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Coming of age
At fifteen, an accident turned my world upside down. Scarred in every way possible, I shut down, finding comfort by self-inflicting pain. For too long, the story of my life has been one of horror. I want my fairy tale. I want my prince, my happily ever after. The question is, does it want me?
StepShifter 1 - Alpha Billionaire Lover by Ophelia Sikes
Price: Free! Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Coming of age
You've read about the billionaires who like to tie things with ... ties. You've lusted over werewolves and werebears. You've sent your blood pressure through the roof fantasizing about that pair of muscle-bound MMA guys whose sole focus in life is to bring you to the heights of pleasure. You've perhaps asked yourself, self, why do all of these fantastic lovers have to be in different universes?
When Summer Lingers by Queen of Spades
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Coming of age(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Dahna is quite comfortable in her role as an outcast. Her favorite activities are painting her nails and hanging out on the beach. An observation by the quirky Carr leads to an endearing friendship between two unlikely people. Note: This short story was first featured in Summer Shorts II: Best Kept Secrets by Durham Editing and E-books.
Dead Kid Driving by Daniel Donovan Farrow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,690. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
Jenna is a teenage driver who is about to run out of luck - until she meets a stranger who is determined to save her life. They are on the road to learn the art and science of precision driving, but the side roads are full of lessons about life and love in suburban Atlanta.
Beyond Parallel by Matthew Turner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,520. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
ONE BOY. ONE GIRL. ONE INSIGNIFICANT MOMENT THAT CHANGES THEIR LIVES FOREVER. Bella and Clark are two young twenty-somethings, finding themselves in a chaotic and crazy world. One craves love; the other avoids it. Will they find one another, or will a single what-if moment mean they never meet?
The Mascot by Drew Banton
Price: Free! Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A young girl from a troubled family shares a love of baseball with her uncle. This is a short story of approximately 4400 words.