Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

The Color of Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,130. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » 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.
Tabitha's House
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,630. Language: British English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
She had supposed all families as difficult as her own. Not so, she finds, as she begins to grow up.
My Townie Heart
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,160. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Laura DiStefano has flunked out of the University of Massachusetts just as the counterculture reaches its peak in the 1970s, and is living back home with her parents and her sister. She can’t deny the embarrassment that she has failed and the fact that she’s now trapped in the blue-collar town she so hoped to escape. How can she reconcile her divided loyalties and find her genuine life?
Ryan’s Woods: A South Side Boyhood Fifty Years Ago
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,600. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015 by Amika Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » 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.
Una Canción Para Julia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,760. Language: Spanish. Published: June 12, 2015 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
La conexión entre ellos es tan poderosa que amenaza con hacer trizas todo.
The Women's Center
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,710. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015 by Amika Press. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Award-winning journalist Michele Fitzpatrick’s engaging debut novel introduces four unlikely heroines in their fifties who navigate extraordinary challenges as ordinary people do: rarely smoothly, often treading water, sometimes barely afloat.
Thin Places
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,330. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Skye arrives at college, determined to leave her past behind. Eight years ago, Skye’s mother abandoned her. What happened all those years ago? Is she even still alive? Reluctantly, Skye seeks help in the counseling clinic, but the psychologist, Alix, has suffered her own tragic loss and resolves not to let the desperate girl drag them both into the past.
What Daniel Did With His Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,460. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Daniel gently ran a hand across Ben's stomach, considering the possibilities. Ben shivered slightly, and Daniel wondered again if he was awake. They lay body to body in physical uncertainty until eventually Daniel asked, “You sleeping?” Ben didn’t answer. And he didn’t move when Daniel snuggled closer to him and slid his head just below Ben’s chin, resting on his chest.
Life in the Time of Decline
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015 by I Heart Book Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » New adult
A contemporary of the White’s triplets, human Jess Moore grows up in a time of decline, the result of poor economic, fiscal, and environmental choices, topped off by a worldwide pandemic. The decline leaves intrusive government in the name of security as the price of maintaining a threadbare prosperity.
The Youth & Young Loves of Oliver Wade: Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,440. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Ollie Wade navigates fifteen years of boys and heartache in this collection of short stories.
Stalled
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Social media made it easy to find your ex, insult your enemies, and virtually punch someone in the face. In 1999 you had to go to your high school reunion. Set in the men's bathroom at a ten-year high school reunion, "Stalled" is a humorous story about regret, grudges, falling behind the curve, and having the guts to change your world when the chance presents itself.
Apenas Lembre-se de Respirar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,340. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 2, 2015 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A primeira regra é nunca, jamais, falar sobre como eles se apaixonaram.
Turnabout
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Turnabout is an ironic coming-of-age novel about a shy and bashful nerd of a 15-year old high school student who inadvertently sees one of his teachers accidentally kill another teacher and then blackmails the theacher to make him into a better person, academically and socially.
Cross-Currents
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » 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.
Darla Decker Shakes the State
Series: Darla Decker Diaries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,310. Language: American English. Published: May 30, 2015 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Seventh grade starts on a hopeful note when Darla Decker and the Fairmount Fifteen are invited to the State Show Choir Competition at Coaster Kingdom. Although she’s made a no-dating bet with Nate, she’s jealous of her friend Reggie’s cell phone, and her parents are constantly at each other’s throats, Darla remains determined to make seventh grade the best year ever. [Young Adult - 13 and Up]
An American Song
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,620. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015 by RavenswoodPublishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
The American Dream is something more than just financial success. What is the real American Dream? A true patriot recognizes the faults in the land they love, and tries to change it for the better, even when opposed by those in power that do not embrace change. “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness, does not necessarily mean, the pursuit of money.”
Uma Canção para Julia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,830. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 29, 2015 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » 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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,310. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » 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.
Silently Still
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,370. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
One winter, the world as she knows it changes. Jacinta becomes aware of her own mortality, and how fragile her existence truly is. Alone and frightened; to live or die, the choice is hers.
The Not-So-Holy Bible
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,130. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Fourteen-year old Claude Tillson is tired of waiting for his mother to sober up and move them out of his miserable grandparents’ house. After deciding that only he can fix everything, he asks his grandfather for help. What he gets instead destroys his faith and sends him and his mother on the run. The Not-So-Holy Bible is the story of how the truth can set you free. But first it breaks your heart.