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Choices Made: Missouri or Misery
Series: Choices Made, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,030. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Choices Made: Missouri or Misery is the third book in the Choices Made Series chronicling the life of Jamy MacGregor, aka: Lord Chance. Join Jamy as he travels from his life on the streets to the villas of Paris while following his dream of becoming a famous artist - can he make it or will his past bring him down?
The Yam Po Club
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,390. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Africa
Boarding school – a painful rite of passage which remains forever etched in memories long after the days of confinement are over. At least that’s the impression Onyebuchi has been given by her older brother. The Yam Po Club is a coming of age story about a group of girls who defy the odds to form a lasting friendship and survive the many trials of boarding school life.
Angel's Harp
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,160. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"The bonds in molecules vibrate too, making endless symphonies. Each molecule is a little angel's harp."Alan Carter struggles to discern the meaning and patterns of his life, while the forces that compose the music of the universe roll on relentlessly.
Двенадцать прикосновений к горизонту
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,980. Language: Russian. Published: July 16, 2013 by L&L Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Эта повесть о любви и дружбе, о духовном поиске современного поколения.
Rooftops
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 68,140. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The summer after college graduation three best friends must navigate the real world for the first time. Join Erick, Rhys, and Joey, as they spend the first summer after graduation trying to discover who they are outside of school, while not losing themselves. Along with their friends, the boys experience a summer full of joy, heartbreak, and humor on a journey that will test the bonds friendship.
The Great Tartakovsky
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 106,110. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Shortly after the death of his mother, twenty-three-year-old Milo T. Featherstone rides his bicycle from Iowa to San Francisco to confront his mythological father, The Great Tartakovsky. While there his wholesome qualities quickly endear him to a stable of friends who operate in a world infinitely larger and more mysterious than anything he’d ever imagined.
One Rubber Band
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 81,270. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jason Drucker is an otherwise normal 14-year-old stuck in an ugly situation. What should have been some harmless teasing with some of his neighborhood buddies has turned into a full-scale war at their junior high school. Jason has been pushed into leading his side, and now he’s got to figure out how to calm things down again.
Tom Sawyer and the Ghosts of Summer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,980. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
12-year-old Matt Lively is obsessed with trying to somehow stretch time to make summer last indefinitely. Convinced he is living the ideal time of life--in Missouri, 1950, between the 7th and 8th grades--he longs to experience extraordinary adventures before he is forced to confront high school, and eventually, boring adulthood. Join Matt, Rob and Wally on their time-traveling adventures.
The Pool Boy's Beatitude
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,910. Language: American English. Published: July 2, 2013 by Rebel ePublishers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In space, the expansion of the universe exceeds the speed of light. In a jail cell the speed of light slows, time ages and deteriorates slowly to a crawl. Jack Joseph understands physics. He understands the nature of quarks, leptons, dark matter and the desire to find the God particle. What Jack doesn’t understand is Jack.
Grandpa's Legacy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,810. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Charles Tindell inspires and challenges in this fictionalized account of a boy growing up in a time and setting that is at once heartwarming and fearful. The seeds of adulthood are unfailingly planted in a youth through Grandpa's Legacy.
Therapeutic Window
Price: Free! Words: 112,300. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A story about a medical family that spans the years from the 1950s to the present. Written from the viewpoint of a son, we witness his and his sibling's life changes as they grapple with the generation gap between themselves and their over bearing father. Other themes explored are romantic and family love, extramarital relationships, medical ethics and hierarchical work relationships.
Moonbeams From A Jar
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 83,770. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This is a fictional novel about two brothers growing up in West Tennessee in the 1940's. There are unique small town characters and an intriguing murder mystery. Read about the process of cotton picking, hog killing, gardening and more.
Fate, Friendship and Grace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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A fictional journey that is truly an American adventure story. Unlikely friends challenged through fate discover personal faith. A romantic coming of age story that reminds us of the lasting value of friendship and our enduring search for grace.
Choices Made: Fathers and Sons
Series: Choices Made, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,310. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(Book 2) After three years on the streets, Jamy MacGregor-aka: Lord Chance, tries to break free of his past to find a relationship with his biological father whom he has never met. Ideological dreams of family presses him toward a man who sees him as 'white trash'. Facing trauma, betrayal, and grave disappointment, Jamy wades through his ideas of family to make a demanding choice. Should he stay?
Atom Heart John Beloved
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,580. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Atom Heart John Beloved chronicles the lives of two boys who become friends at age thirteen. The story is told by eighteen-year-old John, who quietly whispers to his best friend one night in bed, "Do me." John's narrative voice is one of the most unique in gay literature. Atom Heart John Beloved is literate, intimate, erotic, and delightful, delivering unexpected moments of grace.
Romantic History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 164,800. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Paul Siebert is a reporter, a shy, depressive Vietnam veteran. Maggie Ryan is a wild child, a rape victim, a musician, an armed robber. When they meet at a halfway house in Seattle in 1971, they are clearly wrong for each other. Yet whatever connects them -- call it love, call it obsession -- is enough to threaten their settled lives and marriages 35 years later.
White Chalk
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2013 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Hardened, awkward, and self-deprecating, Chelle Whitney wouldn't know a fairytale if it swooped down and saved her from a burning tower. She has spent her life hurting from the choices she's made, the scars she's created, and the bruises that identify her. Can Chelle dig herself out of the Hell her life has created? Or will she never break free of the restraints that define her?
Just Shut Up and Drive
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Eighteen-year-old Wil Carter lost his parents in a car accident when he was five. Ninety-five-year-old Gramps has been his only family. Now that Wil’s ready to go off to college, the old man says he has things Wil needs to learn to be the man he’s supposed to be. But the trip turns out to be more than he bargains for. One teen, one cranky old man, and the open road. What could go wrong?
Fell Winter Omnibus: Books I to III
Series: The Ulfr Crisis, Book 4. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 118,840. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
An evil not seen in hundreds of years has awakened in the highland nation of Badelgard. The Ulfr - the original inhabitants of the land whose evil was matched only by their power over death - stir from their barrows. The cold begins to set in. But there is more to fear than darkness and snow in this fell winter. This omnibus includes novels FELL WINTER, HIGH QUEEN, and DRAGON'S SON.
Scudding
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,290. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Grant Sheffield gets into the adult world with a series of screw-ups and narrow escapes. He graduates from college (barely). He drives through the West in a second-hand VW camper with two girls he meets while getting his car fixed. He drops them off and gives a ride to two other girls, and finally finds the one he really wants, in California.