Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Onward
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 111,260. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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
Tales From The Sea
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,460. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Tales from the Sea is a semi-autobiographical novel based on my life at sea between 1957 and 1969. In its pages the reader will meet the characters with whom I sailed and their antics. They will experience nights ashore and visit through my eyes exotic places. Read about the different ships, old and new as they plough across the oceans carrying the products of the world Throughout there is the sea
Once, We Were Stolen
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,910. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Once, Violet and Ben Wrigley were stolen. The siblings discover what it takes to find love in desolation, to seek beauty in everyday ugliness, and to battle emotions for a man they struggle to hate. As their time together passes, the Wrigleys learn that their keeper is as much a captive as they are, and wonder if the three of them will ever break free.
Love, Sex and Respect
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,140. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jeff Star appears to have found the road to respect at his high school, that is, until he enters the realm of the dating scene. There, the clash between love, sex and respect has even led his heroic buddy, “Cool Steve,” into a deep, dark depression. And when a nearby violent gang repeatedly humiliates the local female teenagers, the guys turn to Steve to lead a war council confrontation.
Rockin' The Bronx
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Bronx is burning in 1980-82. John Lennon is being stalked, Bobby Sands is dying, the Reagan Revolution has begun and AIDS is about to be identified. Sean arrives from Ireland searching for his girlfriend, Mary. He finds a lot more than he's looking for, including Danny McCorley, a hard-hitting, book-loving, construction worker with a shadowy past in the Irish Republican movement and a secret.
Amazed by her Grace, Book II
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Price: Free! Words: 117,440. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
For anyone who’s ever had a crush on a teacher comes the story of Tracy, a shy and abused teen from the projects who suddenly finds herself in a posh private school, and Grace, the revered and aloof coach who offers the girl a chance to join the school's inner circle of privileged athletes. What Tracy doesn't know about the beautiful Miss Grace is that not everything that glitters is gold.
A Song for Julia
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Series: Thompson Sisters, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,530. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by Cincinnatus Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Crank Wilson left his South Boston home at sixteen to start a punk band and burn out his rage at the world. Julia Thompson left a secret behind in Beijing that exploded into scandal in Washington, DC, threatening her father's career and dominating her family's life.When Julia and Crank meet at an anti-war protest, the connection between them is so powerful it threatens to tear everything apart.
Daron's Guitar Chronicles: Volume Four
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Series: Daron's Guitar Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 142,800. Language: American English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Continuing the tale of Daron and his band Moondog Three as he struggles with his sexuality and fame. The year is 1989, the band is taking off, and Daron has sworn off sleeping with Ziggy. But they're about to undertake a major, two-month summer tour, living in the same tour bus day after day. No, that won't be awkward and stress-inducing at all, will it? But sometimes love blossoms under duress...
Dreams in the Medina
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,030. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
From the heart of Syria, Dreams in the Medina is a coming-of-age tale which explores the aspirations, passions and tragedies of a group of young Syrian women, who on the surface seem to have nothing in common but who are brought together in the deepest of bonds as they study and live together at the University of Damascus.
Love in the A Shau
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 155,920. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
Blue collar charity case Daniel faces certain failure at an elite men's college and waning attention from his new wealthy girlfriend Colleen. Daniel volunteers for the army and struggles to get out of South Vietnam's A Shau Valley alive while Colleen loses respect for her silver spoon. Daniel and Colleen fight society's prejudices to find themselves and more in the turbulent culture of the 1960s.
By Any Other Name
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 199,760. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
For as long as he can remember, Declan has loved his father, Michael. He has also been aware of the strange... something... between his father and the powerful Mr Cantala. A story of love, hate, life and death in the turbulent relationship between a boy and his father ‘An enchanting story of growing up and facing truths. Powerfully written and highly recommended.’ - The Wishing Shelf Awards 2013
Pitiless as the Sun
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 104,270. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
At the height of the Cold War, Scott Shoemaker, a think-tank scientist, helps craft a nuclear strategy to blunt a terrifying Soviet missile. Simultaneously, he sets out to find Sara, his lost lover. He trails the beautiful, doomed actress across a shattered 1970s landscape of drugs, easy pleasures and phony prophets. Scott’s search leads him deep into himself—and to a place called Jonestown.
Arcadian Daze : Xavier Savage in Monarchsland (little stories from a big world)
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You set the price! Words: 140,330. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Xavier Savage's progress to understanding life. A satirical, serious, and whimsical telling of episodes in the childhood of Xavier Savage, citizen of Monarchsland, a semi-fictional state of Australia, as he strategises a fail-safe way to avoid the eternal fires of hell, and at puberty, finds love, and loses it, just before a vital fact of life is made very clear to him.
Something Like Winter
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Series: Something Like..., Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,550. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
When Tim meets recklessly brave Benjamin Bentley, a whole new world opens up to him—love, sex, warmth…home. Certain that society won’t understand what they have together, Tim struggles to protect their relationship. As his lies push Ben away, Tim learns that the greatest enemy can come from within. Something Like Winter is the companion novel to Something Like Summer.
The Mysteries, A Novel of Ancient Eleusis
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Price: Free! Words: 132,180. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Available for the first time complete in one volume. Previously published in two volumes as Daughter of Darkness and The Dadouchos. In 480 BC, fifteen-year-old Melaina's biggest worry, she thinks, is wishing to follow Artemis and remain virgin when her mother and grandfather want her to marry and became a priestess. But when the Persians invade, the gods themselves have plans for Melaina.
Canis Major
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 190,120. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
After seventeen-year-old Russell Whitford confronts and kills a rabid dog, he seeks to prevent the news from reaching the dog's owner, whose hair-trigger temper is well-known in the small town of Riley, Alabama.
Life of the Party
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 188,080. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(4.22 from 9 reviews)
The moment Mackenzie Taylor first sees Grey Lewis on stage, the wide-eyed teenager falls instantly in love. Though warned by her best friend Riley to stay away, she can't resist Grey's charm and talent, or the undeniable chemistry they share. Just as tempting as Grey's body--the aspiring rock star's ample drug supply. Before long, Mackenzie's addiction is all she has left.
Awake in the Mad World
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,120. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Awake in the Mad World follows several young writers out of college as they face the challenge of entering an American culture and workforce seemingly uninterested in those searching for ways to define themselves by their passions. Grady Harp writes, "Marbut seems to be sharing...that likely the only valid path to discovering a meaningful reality is to rely on the exercise of dreaming...
Dreamers
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Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 113,570. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A Coming of Age Love Story of the '60s
The Statue and the Stones
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,150. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A young man seeking to build a life on Gran Canaria discovers that his own family history is tied up with his new home. From Northern Ireland during the Troubles to the tourist towns of the Canary Islands today, Gregory Sheridan follows a trail of love and betrayal, and family secrets kept through the generations...