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The Great Tartakovsky by Joe Franklin
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 106,110. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Shortly after the death of his mother, twenty-three-year-old Milo T. Featherstone rides his bicycle from Iowa to San Francisco to confront his mythological father, The Great Tartakovsky. While there his wholesome qualities quickly endear him to a stable of friends who operate in a world infinitely larger and more mysterious than anything he’d ever imagined.
Grandpa's Legacy by Charles Tindell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,810. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Charles Tindell inspires and challenges in this fictionalized account of a boy growing up in a time and setting that is at once heartwarming and fearful. The seeds of adulthood are unfailingly planted in a youth through Grandpa's Legacy.
Therapeutic Window by Steve Low
Price: Free! Words: 112,300. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A story about a medical family that spans the years from the 1950s to the present. Written from the viewpoint of a son, we witness his and his sibling's life changes as they grapple with the generation gap between themselves and their over bearing father. Other themes explored are romantic and family love, extramarital relationships, medical ethics and hierarchical work relationships.
Choices Made: Fathers and Sons by Christine McMahon
Series: Choices Made, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,310. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(Book 2) After three years on the streets, Jamy MacGregor-aka: Lord Chance, tries to break free of his past to find a relationship with his biological father whom he has never met. Ideological dreams of family presses him toward a man who sees him as 'white trash'. Facing trauma, betrayal, and grave disappointment, Jamy wades through his ideas of family to make a demanding choice. Should he stay?
Romantic History by Michael Harris
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 164,800. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Paul Siebert is a reporter, a shy, depressive Vietnam veteran. Maggie Ryan is a wild child, a rape victim, a musician, an armed robber. When they meet at a halfway house in Seattle in 1971, they are clearly wrong for each other. Yet whatever connects them -- call it love, call it obsession -- is enough to threaten their settled lives and marriages 35 years later.
Fell Winter Omnibus: Books I to III by AJ Cooper
Series: The Ulfr Crisis, Book 4. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 118,840. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
An evil not seen in hundreds of years has awakened in the highland nation of Badelgard. The Ulfr - the original inhabitants of the land whose evil was matched only by their power over death - stir from their barrows. The cold begins to set in. But there is more to fear than darkness and snow in this fell winter. This omnibus includes novels FELL WINTER, HIGH QUEEN, and DRAGON'S SON.
Choices Made: The Street Years by Christine McMahon
Series: Choices Made, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,880. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(Book 1) Introducing - Jamy MacGregor: Drug Enforcement Agent’s son, talented artist, best friend, poor boy; a.k.a. Lord Chance: heroin addict, gang leader, teen father, BNDD Narc, rich boy; which future is his?
American Fraternity Man by Nathan Holic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 187,890. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Charles Washington, a college grad brimming with energy and idealism and promise, is swept up in the Compassion Boom. At the height of the financial meltdown, he spurns the prescribed job market to take a job with a not-for-profit, sacrificing salary for the selfless mission of his first post-college employer. Charles is out to save the world – the world of fraternities!
Of Empires Vapid and Grand by Dean Marden
Price: Free! Words: 174,500. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Chosen to partake in an unknown government initiative, Cawdor High's graduating students are quick to find their old rivalries playing out on a scale grander than any one of them could have imagined. Given control of fourteen ancient civilisations within an immense virtual world, the group must engage their foes and protect their allies through leveraging all the powers of human history.
A Golden State of Mind / Golden Daze by Geoffrey Wong
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 186,540. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Coming-of-age adventures of an Iowa farm boy amid the colorful traditions and rituals of the University of California . . . of love lost and found - found and lost . . . untold origins of Louie, Louie, casino craps, psychedelic art and the secret odyssey of Buddy Holly’s glasses.
Swiss Chocolate by James M. Weil
Price: Free! Words: 139,690. Language: American English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Life in a Swiss boarding school is idyllic for Drew Smith. Captivated by the beauty of the Swiss Alps, he is also in love with the girl of his dreams, Alexandra Cavalletti, a young aristocrat from Rome. His world is ripped apart when he and Alexandra are expelled from school after being caught making love in the woods one night. Drew goes home to a broken family, and all that he has come to expec
Liberating Sky by Susan Spence
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,680. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
It’s 1968, a time of social upheaval. Sky Daly travels from Montana to California, a center of the radical movement. Her desperate attempt to preserve her lifestyle clashes with the hippies’ protests for change. Returning home tragedy strikes and threatens the family ranch. She is forced to leave, but eventually returns in a desperate attempt to save the ranch and realizes that change is needed.
Linkshopping by K E Nelson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,940. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
In this coming-of-age book, Mark Davis tells his own story: that of a misunderstood, struggling fourteen year old who finds himself sparked by a vacationing Swedish girl after only a brief introduction. Days after she returns to Linköping, Sweden, he feels compelled to run away from home to see if he can find her. It's an adventure built on little more than a hunch and big hopes.
Sugar Town by Robert Nicholls
Price: Free! Words: 218,750. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A family is decimated in the aftermath of a terrible crime and no voice is raised in protest. Can a town that prides itself on its sense of community survive without the promise of justice? In Sugar Town, a teen-aged girl, an epileptic boy, an alcoholic murderer and a spirit-seeking outsider, drawn together by a curiously enabling piece of space debris, show the way to redemption.
Falling (Bits and Pieces, Book 1) by Shirley Miranda
Price: Free! Words: 125,100. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama(5.00 from 1 review)
How would the course of your life change if someone new sat next to you? Meet Liz. She’s sixteen, the daughter of immigrant parents, doesn’t fit in at home and hides in plain sight in school. She’s an outsider until she’s rescued by an unlikely friendship that changes her life.
The Leading Men by PT Dilloway
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,640. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013 by Planet 99 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In the late 1960s, three men are drawn together by destiny. Gus, a veteran producer, is seeking one last shot at glory. Henry, a struggling actor, is seeking a chance at the big time. And Tony, a naive teenager, is seeking excitement. All three will find what they seek, but the cost may be more than they're willing to pay.
The Tale of Lucia Grandi, the Early Years by Susan Speranza
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 124,440. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Brook House Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When an old woman is asked to tell the story of her life, she tells an intense and poignant tale about growing up in and surviving a warring suburban family during the 1950s and '60s. Told in breathtakingly beautiful prose, this is a powerful and timeless story of a dying woman's courageous attempt to come to terms with her past and the troubled family that dominated it.
Second Chance (Chances Are #2) by PT Dilloway
Series: Chances Are, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,380. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013 by Planet 99 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When Stacey Chance and her friend Madison are kidnapped by a Chinese scientist, they’re given a dose of an experimental drug, one that causes them to revert back to children. As they search for a cure, Stacey and Madison get a second chance at childhood.
Onward by Bart Bultman
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 111,260. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Onward is the dramatic story of James, a recent college graduate, who, seeking one last uninhibited stint, returns to his regular summer job, waiting tables in a tourist town. Subtle, yet simplistic prose, tells of a journey for personal truth and identity, tested by work—the burdened time of dinner rushes, arduous customers, and head nodding with delighted smiles; and play—midday relaxing at the