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Thin Places by Elie Axelroth
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,330. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » 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 by Keith Hale
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 55,460. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Coming of age
What Daniel Did With His Life follows Arkansas country boy Ben Goodman through childhood and adolescence, focusing primarily on the period when he crosses paths with the book’s other protagonists, Pennsylvania-raised brothers Ethan and Daniel Henry. The book is both a coming of age novel and a love story told in fine, understated Southern tradition, reminiscent of Flannery O’Connor.
Life in the Time of Decline (Book 4, Progeny of Evolution) by Mike Arsuaga
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015 by I Heart Book Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » 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 by Ben Monopoli
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,440. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Ollie Wade navigates fifteen years of boys and heartache in this collection of short stories.
Stalled by C.R. Bruce
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » 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.
Turnabout by Jack Adler
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 » 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 by M. A. Heberling
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » 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.
Uma Canção para Julia by Charles Sheehan-Miles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,830. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 29, 2015 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » 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 by Mark Porter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,310. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » 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.
The Not-So-Holy Bible by Pete Nicely
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,130. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » 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.
Once We Were Friends by Bryan Mooney
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,760. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
It was summer,1959. It was a different time, a quieter time. For Davey Malloy it was the start of summertime, a week after Memorial Day and days after his twelfth birthday. He now had his freedom and the entire summer to do whatever he wanted. He and his best friends Timmy and Sunny were free to go hiking and fishing. Years later one became a cop and the other was on death row and escapes.
Bobby Joe's Recess Rebellion: Thoughts on Surviving the Playgrounds of Life by Robert Joseph
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 114,640. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Coming of age
In this heartfelt collection of stories based on events in his own life, Robert Joseph explores three “playgrounds” that shaped his young life: Catholic school, the Army, and an inner-city public school where he worked as a teacher.
A Drink Precedes a Story by Jack Nolan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,150. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Coming of age
A coming-of-age story of two teenaged boys, one white, one black, and their journey to adulthood. What transpires spans three generations and melds events from Ireland, the blue collar city of Troy, NY, the rolling horse fields of North Carolina, and the killing fields of Southeast Asia. It is a riveting account of love lost and love found, and the depths to which true friendship will take you.
Healing Rain by Katy Newton Naas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,350. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Five months ago, sixteen-year-old Rain Sawyer had it all — the perfect life with a loving, wealthy family and strong Christian faith. But one tragic incident shattered everything. Now Rain must start over, in a new school and a new town, struggling to create a new identity for herself. Can she keep her dark past a secret while trying to figure out who she wants to be?
The Spanish Club by Danielle Burnette
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
After discovering a shocking family secret, 17-year-old Brianna Garrett struggles with love, friendship, and identity on a summer trip abroad in Mexico. An honest coming-of-age, The Spanish Club chronicles the universal struggle to define oneself within the boundaries of friendship and love—even when the ones you trust break the rules.
Two Sisters by Jeffrey Anderson
Price: Free! Words: 87,570. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Brooke and Leah Fulcher are about as different as two sisters can be, a division accentuated by Leah's deafness. How is it then that each becomes the other's best friend, not only totally reliant on one another but also reciprocal guardians through the challenges and perils of childhood and adolescence? Follow them on their entwined life journey of discovery, devotion, and love.
Coffee, Tea, and Gluten Free: The Novel by April Brown
Series: Cookbook, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,740. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Sunshine and horses were all Tammy dreamed of. At college to work for the summer instead, she suffers a serious set of complications from a diet and workplace high in gluten. Erin unexpectedly feels lost and adrift without a purpose in the only home she has remembers. Together, the two must unearth forgotten family secrets and cement the ties that will bind them as sisters.
Into The Fire by Michele G Miller
Series: From The Wreckage, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,410. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Coming of age
At fifteen, an accident turned my world upside down. Scarred in every way possible, I shut down, finding comfort by self-inflicting pain. For too long, the story of my life has been one of horror. I want my fairy tale. I want my prince, my happily ever after. The question is, does it want me?
Dead Kid Driving by Daniel Donovan Farrow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,690. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
Jenna is a teenage driver who is about to run out of luck - until she meets a stranger who is determined to save her life. They are on the road to learn the art and science of precision driving, but the side roads are full of lessons about life and love in suburban Atlanta.