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William Shakespeare's "Hamlet": A Retelling in Prose by David Bruce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,990. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
This is a retelling of William Shakespeare's tragedy HAMLET in modern English. If people read this version first, they will understand Shakespeare's original version much better.
Ruminations by Debbie McGowan
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: British English. Published: February 14, 2015 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Coming of age
Josh Sandison has waited his whole life to go to university. Gifted—and bullied for being different—he hopes it will be a change for the better. Instead he encounters the unexpected, when strange things start happening in his room. When Sean Tierney arrives at university, three days late and broke, the two strike up an unlikely friendship. But can they solve the spooky mystery of the third floor?
Between These Walls by John Herrick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,260. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
Hunter Carlisle is a Christian, the man next door. He also hides an attraction to other men. When Hunter befriends Gabe Hellman, a handsome massage therapist, Hunter begins to reconsider the boundaries of attraction. Now Hunter must face the demons of his past and confront his long-held fears about reputation, sexual identity, and matters of soul in a story of faith, fire and restoration.
Ordinary Boy by Stacey Longo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,090. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Coming of age
My name is Curtis Price. Until my extraordinary death, I live an ordinary life in the poor side of town in Osprey Falls, Maine, with my mother and older sister. I am the boy that nobody sees, ignored in the shadows of the hallway. I am the kid that is picked last in gym. I am the student that is never called on in class to answer the question, and, after a while, I stop bothering to raise my hand.
The Things I Prefer To Be Forgotten by Alexei Auld
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Things I Prefer to Be Forgotten is an intimate and humorous portrait of two promising young men's struggle to find their place in an unpredictable world. As it reaches its conclusion, readers will be compelled to contemplate anew why the seemingly invincible fall from grace when they appear to have it all.
Page-Turner by Nick Rossi
Price: Free! Words: 96,360. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
The humdrum life of Darcy Platt soon changes and the bookstore of her dreams becomes a portal to a place of magic where she finds herself relishing in a life of apparent simplicity. But there is something lurking beneath the glossy surface and all is not as it seems to be. And she soon finds out she isn't the only one keeping secrets.
The Red Road by Jenni Wiltz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,830. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Honor student Emma knows college is the only way out of her gang-ridden hometown, but her parents can't afford it. When her dad lands a job in East Malo Verde, gang members threaten his job and his life. When the unthinkable happens, Emma must decide what's more important: doing what's expected, or doing what she feels is right . . . even if it leads her down a dark and dangerous path of revenge.
The Hunter, The Dragon And The Smokey Mountain Angel Book 1 by M. Modak
Price: Free! Words: 95,360. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
When a severely injured soldier returns home from the war, she finds her toughest battle has only just begun. Her son and ex-husband are missing along with all of her savings.
Crack in the World by Maribeth Shanley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,030. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(4.33 from 3 reviews)
About to turn 12, Emily is determined never to be sexually molested by her father again. A member of a large family she feels alone and isolated; yet determined to grow up positive and happy. The family’s move to opens the possibility of a new life for her and those she loves, as well as introducing her to those who will become the major players as she decides to turn her world upside down.
The Wichita Kid: A Caddie's Story by Rob Fisher
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,190. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Fiction » Coming of age
The Wichita Kid is a coming-of-age novel about golf, friendship, and family. Kevin is a fatherless 12 year-old boy, who's just moved from Kansas to the "big city" of Cleveland, OH. To help support his mother and himself, Kevin finds a job as a caddie at a local country club. This story is both humorous and touching as it involves the struggles that many of us have faced as we march into adulthood.
Traveling Light by Jeff Tompkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,530. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
"Traveling Light" tells the dramatic story of a young woman whose carefully planned future is up-ended by her impulse-buy of a used car. Literary fiction with the pacing and suspense of a thriller, "Traveling Light" features two highly original women protagonists and a setting that readers don’t often encounter in contemporary fiction — the unique American subculture that is I-95.
Jacmuir: Trust Stained Lies by Angeline M. Bishop
Series: Jacmuir. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,310. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
Oastomin, a university freshman and the newest Crimson Knight, consents to rigorous training so he can follow in his father’s footsteps. A few months into his preparation, his dad, King Natro of Jacmuir, dies. Oastomin soon discovers his father’s power came at the high price of a long buried secret.
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.
Ennui, oui by Rose Landau
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,500. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Ennui, oui is the story of a decade in Lindsay Carter's life. Starting when she graduates from high school in Paris and opts out of going to college, Lindsay moves around countries and jobs , meeting Mr. Rights and Mr. Right Nows trying to find a country she feels at home at and please her eccentric family.
Me, Johnny, and The Babe by Mark Wirtshafter
Price: Free! Words: 68,570. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This is the story of two 12-year-old best friends growing up on the mean streets of Philadelphia. It chronicles their friendship and tells the remarkable, untold true story of how Babe Ruth came to their local parish to play in one incredible baseball game. That September day in 1923 would forever change the lives of these two friends.
Soul of the Desert by Maria E. Schneider
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,750. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Coming of age
In 1976, the best a kid in Harlem can hope for is to work for the mob or pick up extra bucks as an informer. It may be too late for Rand, but that won’t stop him from trying to save his brother, Bo. When strangers appear on the streets of Harlem, Rand hatches a crazy plan to send Bo to a place that is so desolate and removed from Harlem that no one will dare follow.
Mortimer Aglet Versus the Sky Pirates by Brian Dawson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,340. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Coming of age
In the world of adventure, the unexpected is always expected to happen by surprise or otherwise. So, when Mortimer Aglet goes to his first day of pirate training at the Cutless Academy, adventure is right there with him every step of the way
Last Will and Testament by Dahlia Adler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,750. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
When college sophomore wild child Lizzie Brandt loses her parents and becomes guardian to her two younger brothers, she'll need her TA, Connor, to help her clean up her act. But when they turn into far more than teacher and student, their relationship may threaten everything she has left.