Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

The Bird Children (Book One of the Phoenix Realm)
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Series: The Phoenix Realm, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 226,840. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Avreal of Landers just knows there is something wrong with her, despite her family's protests to the contrary. She has no navel, and she loses her voice on occasion, sometimes unable to talk for months at a time. Her older brother Dominic, a young warlock struggling with his own demons, remembers what his sister doesn't: that she hatched out of an egg and spent her infancy as a bird . . .
Hiding in the Weave
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,390. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
New York Times best-selling crime fiction writer, William Bayer, breaks new ground with this novel, a coming-of-age/psychological mystery. Hiding in the Weave is a novel for adults about the strivings of youth. . . love, passion, art, art-making, growing up and letting go. It takes the traditional coming-of-age boarding school novel into fascinating new territory.
The Garbage House
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,550. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Jake's a twenty-year-old drop-out living in his mother's hoarded house. Without ambition and surrounded by garbage, his future looks bleak. When his troubled, underage girlfriend becomes pregnant with his child, he sees it as a second chance. His dreams are dashed when Jezera wants an abortion, but he's not taking no for an answer...
Chet: Whispers From the Past
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Series: Chet, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 168,770. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Chet is a battered old ‘64 Chevy pickup that was there on the night Charles’ life imploded. For nearly 30 years, it has been locked away in an old barn, safely out of sight if not completely out of mind. For decades, Charles has blamed the old pickup for the destruction of his life, now he’s about to find that the vehicle that destroyed his life may be the key to bringing him back into the light.
Duplicity's Daughter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,160. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
For fast track professor Renate Seiler, a grant to Berlin was not the fait accompli she expected. When she discovers letters among her mother’s effects that point to her father’s Nazi past, Renate decides to investigate. But attraction to a charismatic chanteuse in West Berlin, and a charming East German scientist captivate her. At each turn of the road, Renate’s path becomes more perilous.
The Wrong Outfit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,850. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Gate 17. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Wrong Outfit is a powerful novel about a boy called Adam Nedman, who grows up through the 1970s and 80s and is greatly affected by both football and Punk Rock. Perhaps Adam was just in the wrong place at the wrong time? From home life to football terrace. Through school days to punk chaos. Perhaps there had never been any doubt? Adam was in the wrong outfit.
Stories for Amanda
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,740. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Amanda Todd Foundation. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Amanda Todd wanted to share her story with other kids and let them know they should never be punished for who they are. AmandaToddLegacy.org reaches out to kids in need, and provides resources for finding help. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated toward that vision. 16 bestselling authors offer a new story or scene from their most popular series for this worthy cause.
Have No Shame (Where civil rights and forbidden love collide)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 327,120. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The racially-charged prejudice of the deep South forces eighteen-year-old Alison Tillman to confront societal norms--and her own beliefs--when she discovers the body of a hate crime victim, and the specter of forbidden love turns her safe, comfortable world upside down.
Hothouse Gods
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,530. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jimmy Breedlove has one goal: To escape his dead-end job, and unfulfilling relationship, for a fresh start far from his home in New Orleans. During a cross-country trip to deliver a friend's car to California, with the unexpected addition of sexy, free-spirited Sarah Rainbird, Jimmy's highway odyssey takes him through a series of increasingly unpredictable, offbeat, and dangerous situations.
Do You Want Total War?
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,900. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Sean Lansbury is a typical high school student with an atypical hobby: he plays "Totaler Krieg", a boardgame simulating World War II in Europe. As he meditates on history and juggles his hobby with normal life in school, he falls in love with a girl in his European History class and discovers who he is, what history means to him, and the extent to which you really can revisit and rewrite the past.
Broken Family Portrait
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 290,310. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Robin Callbeck, a young man who was born with serious Cerebral Palsy, lives through family dysfunction and bullying in his childhood in order to be a successful radio personality. However, after he is successful, he sees more of the same in his own family and society, especially when one nephew is born severely retarded, and the spanking debate threatens to divide the family.
Satan Like Spam
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,130. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Yellowplume Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Alex told Rae that he was sent to earth to keep her safe…to protect her. There's no question that his presence was a gift from God, a miracle. Alex’s strength has healed Rae time and time again, but is he strong enough to heal her heart? Is his love enough to fill the emptiness that Rae has been hiding for years?
Getting By
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,640. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
John, dumpster-diving adolescent loner—and proud of it!—, is appalled when his mother comes home with a baby girl but no formula or diapers. With the help of the only two adults he trusts, John raises his sister, defies his ruthless grandfather, conceals his own inner wolf, goes to school, makes money, inherits money, and fears change. Will he try to embrace it?—and Alexandra, his only friend?
Summer
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Price: Free! Words: 165,050. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Summer is a time for love, sorrow, joy and pain – but mostly, it is a time for change. Summer is the season from which all memories flow. For Maggie and Peter, the summer of 1968 is one that changed their lives forever. For Jenny and Tom, the summer of 1979 is the one that will be remembered most. Two couples - one married the other childhood friends - separated by years, but inexorably linked.
It's All Over But The Shouting!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 178,890. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
*** Recently rewritten Aug. 2014 - corrections and some content - please update your copies - Thank you for your support! *** This is the long expected sequel to "These Girls Can Play". Unlike the original, it has no adult content. I didn't want that distraction in telling this story. The love is still here, but there are other issues to talk about. It ends as it begins...
Seasons of Darkness
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,450. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A father torn apart A son forever scarred Two men trying to connect when their only link to one another has been broken... Ethan Harrington's innocence was lost seven years ago when his mother took her own life. Left alone with his controlling, and abusive, father in an isolated farmhouse, he struggles to live among the shattered remains of a family that was never functional to begin with.
Choices Made: Always
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Series: Choices Made, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 187,060. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Book 4 - Final in Series: Juxton holds a family that has torn him apart, but can Jamy live the lesson of forgiveness "The Heart of MacGregor" has taught him?
Beep! Beyond the Frogpond and Back
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 157,400. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
We've all wondered what we would do if we could live our lives over again, knowing what we know now. It's easy to imagine, but the actual result might be far different than we may think, or wish.... Down and out, Bob B. Pilhaus, known to his friends as "Beep" or "BP", makes a deal with a strange woman he meets that he lives to regret—an unforgettable trip through a chilling karmic time-trap.
Idolism
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,910. Language: British English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 1 review)
A new Pope, a world in social and political chaos, and a 17-year-old singer and songwriter who has his unbelief tested as his big mouth accidentally propels him towards global superstardom. These are the ingredients of this a delightful, quirky romp for the young adult religious skeptic, taking a tongue-in-cheek look at the differences and similarities between religion and stardom.
The Thickening Water
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,650. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Murder is not what you think. After discovering a barn filled with money four teenage friends are faced with a decision that changes their lives. And so begins a haunting chain of events that tests the limits of their friendship, leading them to kill their school teacher and unearth their village's dark secrets.