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Afternoon Conversations with Uncle Toby by Kehjrah Simone
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
"Sometimes I feel as if I am in a stand off against my own self; and its throwing life at me, straight in the face, daring me to prove I can pass over all its hurdles and survive the silent bullets it has planned to fire between my unsuspecting eyes." Listen in on Afternoon Conversations with Uncle Toby.
The Young Mike Adams by Kenneth Kerns
Series: Mike Adams, 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,250. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Coming of age
Karaoke. Brightly colored shirts. "I Voted" stickers. Prank wars and scavenger hunts. These defined the young lives of Mike and David. They were students like any others: they rushed a fraternity, went to parties, and sometimes even went to class. But after making a difficult choice, only one could go on to become a U.S. Senator. Find out how in this collection of short stories.
King's Knight by Vladimir Duran
Series: A Rising Knight, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,580. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Coming of age
Wriath is coming and war is coming with him. Vlad has walked three journeys on his path to becoming a Harrower, a King’s Knight. And they have all lead back to the wizard world. To the place he had been an outcast freak, a hated reminder of days gone by and terrifying signpost of things to come. Now its time for him to become something far more dangerous, a man with noting to lose.
Bendio Joules--If Not For You by Michael Allender
Series: The Life and Times of Bindigo and Abbie Joules, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
The 1st in a collection of 14 short stories by Abbie Joules about her brother, Bendigo, as they grew up on an east Texas Farm. Ben's life ended tragically in Abbie's company at the age of eighteen, and she is determined that his memory not vanish forever. She as sculpted an image of a bygone era in which her brother stars in riveting tales, filled with humor, adventure and love.
Tattoos, Barracuda Teeth, & a Lady Who Talked to Worms by Tom Dunham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,330. Language: American English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Boys & Men, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 3 reviews)
If you’re lucky, if you were paying attention, the discoveries of childhood stay with you forever. Especially, when you did it best—watching, listening, taking risks, out on your own, with no one to hold your hand. Ten-year-old Dan spends three days all but alone, a greenhorn from the moment he leaves a dark path for the blinding sunlit waters of a lake. His story is a child’s story for us all.
A Fallow Season by Susan Wells Bennett
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 55,010. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In the highly anticipated sequel to Forsaking the Garden, Irene Rutledge has returned to the world away from the outside her father and his wives had created in the mountains of Utah. With her family gone, Irene has to grow up quickly and learn to make a life for herself that does not depend on others.
In The Graveyard At Dawn by Paul Whybrow
Price: Free! Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
A young boy enters a graveyard at dawn with his dog. Both love the countryside and the wild-life they observe. Death is a part of the process of Life,but a surprise awaits them in the burial-ground.
Come Rain or Shine (Shine On Series, Book Three) by Allison J. Jewell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,350. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
The Shine On Series: Shine On Rise & Shine Come Rain or Shine Emmie Talbot is mostly a quintessential good girl. Brave, Southern, and Kind. An ex-moonshiner (really, this time). And in love with Silas McDowell.
Child At Heart by Dominic Spano
Price: Free! Words: 15,470. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
This book contains four short stories and excerpts from a novel. The theme central to each story is the transition from childhood to adulthood. Each of the short stories, with nostalgic undertones, juxtaposes the innocence of childhood with the challenging emotions and attitudes that sometimes overcome grown-ups.
Aban's Accension by Shireen Jeejeebhoy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,480. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Aban unexpectedly inherits a house in the big city with a mysterious male tenant. She disobeys her parents to go see, intending to return home to the safety of her small town. What she finds instead upends her life and everything she has believed.
Goodbye, Buddy Holly by Mason S. Ford
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Daryl Porter is a washed-up rock 'n' roll guitarist with a drab job who still lives at home with his parents. His girlfriend has dumped him for another guy. With his life in a downward spiral, Daryl fights desperately against the urge to take the easy way out.
The Secret Miss Rabbit Kept by Robin Cain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,580. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Coming of age
At age sixteen, Sophie takes a difficult job at a nursing home. An introduction to Mable Rabbit, the 75-year-old woman who refuses to speak, motivates her to stay. Determined to break Miss Rabbit’s silence, Sophie gets more than she bargained for when an unexpected gift propels her on a journey through Miss Rabbit’s ugly past and brings her face-to-face with truths she never expected to find.
Till Tomorrow by Patrick Manzai
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,710. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Biographical
David Mugisha, a popular athlete, faces ruin after an accident leaves him crippled for life. With the help of his foster sister, he battles with the demons of his past. Having surrounded himself with superficial friends and put his entire future plans in athletics, he is left alone and without money.
Finding Family by Giacomo Giammatteo
Series: Blood Flows South, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,330. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Dominic Mangini wanted what all 8-year-old boys want—time to laugh and play, loving parents, and enough food on the table. But in war-ravaged Sicily, food was scarce, and his parents were as scarred as the land. His father said they must move to America so they could start over and be a family once again. Dominic got a new start, and he got a new family—but not the kind of family he expected.
Stream Runner, Book 1 of Dunsmuir Boy by David Seed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Leif Collins grew up in Dunsmuir not believing in watches or clocks. Instead he believed in trout fishing and swimming with his friends, Sanchez and Dunnigan. He plans to be a writer when he’s grown but, until then, he must gather experiences. The setting is clean and country-fresh with a look back at the early 1940's and includes some lyrical images and home-grown relationships.
Fire Boy by Elvira Drake
Price: Free! Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Coming of age
Fire Boy is a short story about Jeremy Scott, a thirteen-year-old, bed-wetting pyromaniac with a grim home life and an awkward social life. What can become of such a sad creature?