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Zippywings 2015: A Short Story Collection by Jeremy Bursey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 171,850. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Coming of age
A 2015 collection of short stories, novelettes, and novellas that run the gamut of themes from economic wrestling, to love and loss, to therapy, to professionalism, and more. It's a full platter of genres and story ideas that should keep readers busy for days.
What They Left Behind by Karen Teagarden
Price: Free! Words: 121,090. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
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?
Lexington Glory Days by Steven Reak
Series: Lexington Glory Days, Book 2. Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 111,240. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » General
A lively Rock and Roll lakeside dance hall, two local bars and a quaint church serve as the meeting places for the people living in this old rural community, trying to figure out their lives out in the simpler times of the 1940's, 1950's and coming of age 1960's.
And I Became River: A Novel by Ned W. Schultz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,790. Language: American English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lyrical coming-of-age story set in a Vermont village in 1981 and in present-day California. Eleven-year old Edie faces her sister's turmoil, her mother's childhood secrets and a haunting, century-old death. Tumultuous events in her last year of childhood profoundly shape Edie's adult memories, feelings of loss and her deep family bonds.
The Minister's Daughter (Book 4 in The Sovereign Series) by Jennifer Wixson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,310. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age
After a tragic loss a young woman grudgingly returns to her hometown of Sovereign, Maine and finds the life -- and love-- for which she's searched across the globe.
The Color of Life by Claudette Carrida Jeffrey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,130. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When 23 year-old Claire Soublet arrives in New York City to begin her new life, she has no idea that after only four days, a situation will arise forcing her to return to New Orleans. Growing up mired in years of hardship and being abandoned by family through death and disinterest, she manages to scratch and claw her way out of that life. And in the process, get a college education.
Ryan’s Woods: A South Side Boyhood Fifty Years Ago by Patrick Creevy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,600. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015 by Amika Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
The year is 1962. The family of fourteen-year-old Kevin Collins, caught in white flight, has moved from Beverly, its South Side of Chicago neighborhood, to the city’s northern suburbs. The field of Kevin’s most formative boyhood adventures was Ryan’s Woods, the great South Side forest preserve, mysterious, beautiful, running along the city’s western edge a full mile from 83rd Street to 91st.
Cross-Currents by M. A. Heberling
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Cross-Currents is a coming-of-age story set in the Thousand Islands region of the St. Lawrence River and centered around several teenagers dealing with bullying, harmful behaviors, family secrets, and the discovery of an international smuggling ring.
Uma Canção para Julia by Charles Sheehan-Miles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,830. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 29, 2015 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
Quando a sociedade menina Julia Thompson eo guitarrista de rock Crank Wilson atender a conexão entre eles é tão poderoso que ameaça destruir tudo distante.
Overnight Success by Mark Porter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,310. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Mark Porter sets off on a great adventure of post-college life, where he lives in an abandoned house owned by the Mafia, hangs with homeless people, gets beat up by bouncers, becomes romantically entangled with crazy aspiring actresses, drinks bum wine, is ordered to buy condoms for Hollywood screenwriters, becomes a professional cardboard box folder—and somewhere along the line finds true love.
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.
Offsides by Kerry Madden-Lunsford
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,360. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Sports
“A tremendously funny and touching book. I really loved it.” —Diane Keaton Kerry Madden-Lunsford’s fresh, often hilarious, debut novel presents a bittersweet and unforgettable tale of adolescence.
Between These Walls by John Herrick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,260. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
Hunter Carlisle is a Christian, the man next door. He also hides an attraction to other men. When Hunter befriends Gabe Hellman, a handsome massage therapist, Hunter begins to reconsider the boundaries of attraction. Now Hunter must face the demons of his past and confront his long-held fears about reputation, sexual identity, and matters of soul in a story of faith, fire and restoration.
Crack in the World by Maribeth Shanley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,030. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(4.33 from 3 reviews)
About to turn 12, Emily is determined never to be sexually molested by her father again. A member of a large family she feels alone and isolated; yet determined to grow up positive and happy. The family’s move to opens the possibility of a new life for her and those she loves, as well as introducing her to those who will become the major players as she decides to turn her world upside down.
She's Gone by Joye Emmens
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,560. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Into the eye of the 1960s counterculture, teenage Jolie flees home with Will, her older, activist boyfriend. Jolie lies about her age and identity and quickly discovers that everything is more complicated than it seems—Will included. Filled with colorful settings and characters, She’s Gone is an authentic and heartfelt story that follows a young woman’s emotional journey.
Just Another Sunday: A Novel by Elizabeth Good
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,370. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA(2.00 from 1 review)
Just Another Sunday Is Anything but Ordinary - Set against the backdrop of the turbulent late 1960s and early 1970s, Just Another Sunday is inspired by actual events and follows Lia Benedict, a teenager growing up in the suburbs of New Jersey.
Church Group by Michael Brightside
Price: Free! Words: 115,670. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
A new home. A new school. A new best mate. Things are going pretty well for Luke Keane. But as teenage kicks veer into the hedonistic world of alcohol, drugs and partying things begin to spiral out of control. So how far is too far? And can you ever really know until it's too late?
Meant to Be Together Complete Series by Richard Alan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 275,570. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
The Meant to Be Together Series is a tender and heartwarming, multi-generational family saga about relationships, love and life. It contains four novels by Richard Alan: Finding a Soul Mate, The Couples, Finding Each Other, and Growing Together.