Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Sydney's Song
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,200. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Olympic fever runs high in 1999 Australian summer but 17-year-old Sydney battles her own personal Olympics. Pete, Boston's former child prodigy, knows what it takes to present a dignified front when all you want to do is howl at the moon. Pete befriends Sydney, but tragedy strikes and threatens their happiness.
Daron's Guitar Chronicles: Volume Four
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Series: Daron's Guitar Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $4.99 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...
Edentown
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Quirky private detective "Hawk" Hawking is hired to find a girl who may become a killer's next victim--a troubled fifteen-year-old paraplegic named Samantha Salinger. But Hawk's most devastating discovery is that the killer threatens not only both of their lives, but the nature of existence itself.
Starved
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,070. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Adolescence
The day high-school senior Nathan Thomas throws up at school without needing to use his fingers is the day he knows his eating disorder is completely out of his control. The night his mother finds him collapsed in the living room is the night he nearly dies from his starvation. He is rushed to the hospital and admitted to an adolescent eating disorders unit. He weighs 112 pounds.
Second Summer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
She’s a California girl. He’s a pueblo boy. Should it matter that she is light and he is dark? Erin Fraser’s older brother, Scott, thinks it matters--a lot.
Surviving Jardine
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,450. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012 by R. J. Buckley Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A coming of age novel set in the summer of 1948, when love, tragedy, and family conflict would join forces to coerce thirteen-year-old Timmy Armstrong's premature entry into manhood. When survival of a dying town battles a mine workers' union strike in Jardine, Montana, that could destroy life as it was. This story will make you laugh, and make you cry. It is guaranteed to grip you to the end.
FireGrrl
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,270. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Susan is determined to survive as a forest firefighter in a 1974 experiment few expect to succeed. Wildfire demands teamwork but hostilities simmer. Finally, it is Susan that must hold the line. Harrowing, poetic, and funny, FireGrrl reveals a workingman’s world and a woman’s place in it.
Scar Jewelry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
What do we really know about our parents or the ways they shape us? For twins Deirdre and Langston, 20, the answer is: not enough. With their father long dead, and their mother now in a coma, they realize they don't even know whom to notify. In fact, they understand almost nothing about their mother. They delve into her life and uncover secrets that revise the past and transform the future.
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.
In the Twilight of the Moon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,440. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
In the Twilight of the Moon is a story of familial love, set against the backdrop of an emotionally dysfunctional family. It follows the lives of three brothers who vie for the approval of their emotionally distant father in destructive ways.
My Sore Hush-a-Bye
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,870. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Camille learned to love and accept her sheltered life with Uncle Bob. But she's growing up and everything is changing. She goes to public school, where no one talks to her, except Ashley. Now that Ashley's missing, Camille starts thinking about her mother and rethinking her life with Uncle Bob and everything she chose to believe.
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.
Liqueur de la Succession
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Price: Free! Words: 85,900. Language: French. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Que feriez-vous si on vous retirait de votre famille, si on détruisait vos rêves et vous ôtait votre paix? L'accepteriez-vous, ou voudriez-vous vous venger? Pour Fioréat, la réponse est facile: il ne s'arrêtera pas avant que celle qui est responsable de son malheur n'ait payé.
A Touch of Rural Justice -- another Illinois Love Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,230. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(1.00 from 1 review)
MJ and Eddie return to Twin Beeches ready to start a new life. When the stripmining company decides to wipe out Twin Beeches so their processing plant can be seen from Peoria, Martha goes to work and convinces Eddie to sabotage the mine to get them to reconsider. His schemes are brilliant and effective, but the town thinks MJ & Eddie might need a 'Touch of Rural Justice' to set them straight.
In Our Midst
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,640. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Stanton, Indiana, in 1990, is a town in which people love their kids, joke with their mayor, attend church, and support the Wood Carving Festival. But, one boy is growing up with a secret that he unknowingly shares with another son of the community, a soldier in the Korean War who died the day he came home.
Summertime Blues
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 87,780. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Summertime Blues chronicles the coming-of-age of Peter Bennings as he weaves his way through high school and the "sturm und drang" of the teenage years. The novel simultaneously traces the “British invasion” and the emergence of Rock and Roll. Peter’s universal appeal, though, rests in his quest for answers to the ubiquitous questions about girls and sex and dating that no one will help answer.
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.
Out of the Blue
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,700. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Sylvia Gardner is a naïve cashier who lives with her psychologically abusive mother in Richport, Illinois. Vivian Gardner repeatedly tells her daughter not to trust men because they only want to use her. Upset with being dumped by her first boyfriend; Sylvia later falls in love with an English actor after watching him on a PBS drama.
Training Wheels
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,730. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In the wild summer of 1974, fifteen year old Kevin Copeland falls madly in love with the wrong girl at the worst time. His dream girl is a stunning knockout, but she’s also the bold and seductive daughter of the threatening, other woman in his father’s life. Kevin’s journey into first love becomes a perilous adventure that forces both families to face the realities of their misguided decisions.
Arcadian Daze : Xavier Savage in Monarchsland (little stories from a big world)
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 140,400. 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.