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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: $4.99 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.
Gang Of Losers by Chris Lynton
Price: Free! Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Gang of Losers is a heartfelt and offbeat novel about 16 year-old Theo Hanlon's efforts to make it as a musician and form a band. Set in the summer of 1983, the novel captures the excitement of growing up and experiencing the intoxicating lure of music, sex, alcohol and independence for the first time.
A Perfect Dilemma by Zoe Dawson
Series: Hope Parish Novels, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,120. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
Braxton Outlaw, angry, closed, and aching for the princess he could never touch, River Pearl Sutton. Swearing never to subject her to his heartbreaking ways, But River has a different plan for this emotionally unavailable rebel. He’s going delve into the deepest part of his heart, discover what he’s really made of. Could he give in to the tantalizing beauty who has haunted him for years?
Chet: Strength Beyond Our Own by Larry Murray
Series: Chet, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 183,590. Language: American English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
At 14, David Saunders’ father walks out, leaving him to look after his mother and sister. A terrible accident takes his mentor, leaving nothing but Chet, an old ’64 Chevy pickup David doesn’t even know how to drive. Destitute, David and his family must hold things together in the face of the most brutal Idaho winter in the past hundred years. Can Chet deliver one more desperately needed miracle?
The Circle Of Na'mow by Anna McDermott & Gretchen Wiegand
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 167,740. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014 by Graham Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In 1974, Bridget, Ella, and Lola, three naive adolescents, leave behind their mundane, predictable lives to pursue unconstrained passion and adventure. They find their way to Na’mow, a mountain hidden behind Boulder’s majestic Flatirons in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.
Ein Song für Julia by Charles Sheehan-Miles
Series: Thompson-Sisters, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,870. Language: German. Published: August 25, 2014 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
Jeder sollte etwas haben, gegen das er sich auflehnen kann.
Melody and the Pier to Forever: Book Two by Shawn Michel de Montaigne
Series: Melody and the Pier to Forever. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 182,430. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
The road to war lies ahead for the Saeire Insu--and for Melody, her mother, Yaeko, and Elizabeth. Forces both seen and unseen are coming together in a clash that will alter forever the destinies of two worlds. A great king readies his navy, while on the world known as Aquanus, a soul-sucking monster sends his overwhelming forces out to meet him. Life or death hangs in the balance.
Awakening Foster Kelly by Cara Rosalie Olsen
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 325,600. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
Cara Rosalie Olsen explores and unfolds a multilayered story about fear and hope and freedom, how the three are inextricably linked, and what takes place inside the cautious human heart when it falls intensely in love for the first time. The plot shadows two distinctly unique people, each a prisoner of their respective past, and how they come to discover that true love has no bounds.
Forgiven by Geoff Lawson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,210. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Rachel is intelligent, cultured and charming, but things are not as they seem. Brought down by rumour and innuendo, she reaches a new low in her life, but with Richard's support things improve, until he volunteers to fight in South Africa and leaves her under a cloud.
The Romeo Boys: A Rock 'n Roll Odyssey by Peter Roper
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,690. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Hoping they'll never be caught, Bobby Masters and his imposter band work cowboy bars and tiny college dances during the summer of 1964, pretending to be The Romeos, a popular group with a real hit record. But fate, along with a go-go dancing sorority girl, turns these young men and their notions of love and the future upside-down in this coming-of-age story.
Push Not the River (The Poland Trilogy, Book 1) by James Conroyd Martin
Series: The Poland Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 174,580. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Coming of age
PUSH NOT THE RIVER is based on the true eighteenth century diary of Anna Maria Berezowska, a Polish countess who lived through the rise and fall of the historic Third of May Constitution. Vivid, romantic, and thrillingly paced, it paints the emotional and unforgettable story of the metamorphosis of a nation--and of a proud and resilient young woman.
Good Intentions by Aya Walksfar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,000. Language: American English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Bev Ransom has a secret. Her family has a secret, too. When her father dies, Rene Lawson, Bev's employer, is there for Bev. Then one day, Bev goes to work and by evening Rene is dead. Strange people show up at Rene's funeral. It's easier to delve into the mystery surrounding Rene than to deal with her own secrets until she finds that no one is who they claim to be. Who can Bev trust?
La Chiripa by Kaimana Wolff
Series: The Widening Gyre, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,140. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
“A woman’s murder is the essence of the mundane.” The most maddening of crimes is surely child abduction. Yet, for five sane, beautiful years, Alma and young Pira have lived and laughed in their remote asylum high in the Mayan mountains, blessed by *la chiripa*, the stroke of luck--until the searchlight of chance flicks across their lives and sends a deadly signal to their oppressor.
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.
Waiting For Tomorrow by Hannah Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,940. Language: British English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Coming of age
Brenda Wilson is a baby -boomer, living with her parents, on a desolate Northern English estate where they have been rehoused after the war.The family's journey out of this environment is told against the background of the great social changes of the post-war years.
The Bird Children by Karen Nilsen
Series: The Phoenix Realm, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 226,830. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Coming of age
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 by William Bayer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,390. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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.