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Lost in Me by Lexi Ryan
Series: Here and Now, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 65,230. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age(3.00 from 1 review)
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 by Tyler Majaga
Price: Free! Words: 44,100. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » Coming of age
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.
Normal Too? by Stephen J. Mulrooney
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,050. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Busterfly. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
“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 by Robert Collins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,190. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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?
Riding the River (The Westerners, Book One) by Jeanne Harrell
Series: The Westerners. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,640. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 1 review)
Sarah Hughes loves old Western movies. Her favorite is Big Country with Gregory Peck. She decides to spruce up her life by vacationing at a horse and cattle ranch like Peck did. She meets cowboy Matt Garth and they help drive a herd of horses to a pasture in the wilderness. He's a country boy and she's a city girl, but there's a real spark here. Is it possible this is a new start for her?
Asleep Without Dreaming by Barbara Forte Abate
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,660. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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 by Nick Stokes
Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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 by Dianna Dann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,180. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 by Wayward Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
"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
Mattie's Story by Margaret A. Westlie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,610. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Coming of age
Mattie Cameron is only 15 years old and playing with the children when a man comes courting. In fear, she marries him that very day, knowing nothing of what to expect from marriage. Her changed status alters her relationships with family and friends, while childbirth strains her connection with her difficult mother. Will Mattie find love and security with a man who was once a stranger?
The Darkest Hour, a Janie Ferguson Novel by Jeanne Harrell
Series: Rancher, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,350. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Coming of age
Janie Johnson is newly married to sexy Craig Ferguson and in the employ of the U.S. Secret Service. It becomes increasing more difficult for her to juggle job demands with being a bride. She gets caught up in a dangerous, international counterfeit case that takes her to England. With her marriage strained to the breaking point, it all falls apart in London. The sequel to Being Emma.
I Tried to Tell You but You Wouldn't Listen by Cindy Matias
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » 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 by Michael B Jones
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,430. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Coming of age
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 by Wendy Beach
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: Australian English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 4 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
Promises by Carolyn Roosth
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 68,360. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » 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.
Children of the Canyon by David Kukoff
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,220. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2014 by Rebel ePublishers. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Children of the Canyon tells the story of David, a boy growing up in LA’s fabled Laurel Canyon neighborhood as the 1960s counterculture is coming to an end.
Sobel's Skin by Bonnie Loshbaugh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,630. Language: American English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Coming of age
When the spirits call, you must answer. When the spirits called Sobel, she ran away. Things have been going badly ever since. But when the mountain next to her village begins spewing ash and fire, Sobel can no longer avoid the spirit world. Big Raven has big plans for a little girl from the Salmon Tribe, and they start in the hot heart of a volcano.
No One's Watching by Sandy Green
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,440. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
At summer dance camp, Kitri isn't chosen for a ballet role at the end-of-camp performance but for an Irish dance duet, a form of dance her mother hates. Soon Kitri realizes she’s falling in love with everything about Irish dance, including her partner Blake. Kitri has to decide whether to crush her mom’s hopes or tie a Celtic knot to her new passion and hang on.
Biflocka: A Novel by Kevin Klix
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,210. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A teenage boy, Clyde Clark, goes through his father's suicide, his mother's abuse, his befriended drug dealers, an adoption by his principle, whom is a botanist, and a drug that becomes larger than life inside the city of West Palm Beach, Florida. A fresh, new voice by award-winning artist Kevin Klix.