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The Approach by Benson Wainaina Kamau
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,020. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It is a struggle for existence for most characters in this plausible story set in Africa. But with unusual resilience and love for a better life,akin to the realities of the 21st Century Africa, things turn out differently. "The Approach" is what makes the difference.
Of Empires Vapid and Grand by Dean Marden
Price: Free! Words: 174,500. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Chosen to partake in an unknown government initiative, Cawdor High's graduating students are quick to find their old rivalries playing out on a scale grander than any one of them could have imagined. Given control of fourteen ancient civilisations within an immense virtual world, the group must engage their foes and protect their allies through leveraging all the powers of human history.
Under the Cloud by Diann Russell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,060. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Carol McMillan's life takes an unexpected turn when a car accident lands her in AA. After the death of her father, she returns home for the first time since she ran away at 17. "Under the Cloud" is full of vivid characters, hilarious adventures, and heart-wrenching grief. It is a story of confronting and letting go of the past, accepting the present and finding peace, and the courage to change.
Sliding Home Feet First by Diann Russell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,880. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Patrick O’Donnell, a young man growing up in Chicago during the 1960s, finds himself struggling to reconcile his traditional upbringing with a culture that rejected the past. He discovers a balance between the chaotic world in which he lives and the family whom he loves. It's baseball, rock ‘n roll, free love, and a grandmother who takes up boxing at the Y. It is a story of an American family.
A Nude I Knew in Paris by Richard Mosher
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,120. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
philip 5-eyes is a high school hockey ace who, despite wearing thick glasses, has a preternatural sense for which teammate will arrive where, and exactly when. however, his luck with girls has never been as sharp as this fifth eye... not until he flies with his parents to paris, where he learns about nudes in art books, on sidewalk billboards, and elsewhere.
Neena Gathering (A Post-Apocalyptic Novel) by Valerie Nieman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,870. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The cities were all gone, the people were gone, too. And the children. All dead. A nation divided, turns on itself with brutal, primitive cruelty, unleashing the ghastly mutations of blistering chemical warfare that leave a desolate wasteland where the United States once flourished...
Until My Soul Gets It Right (The Bibliophiles: Book Two) by Karen Wojcik Berner
Series: The Bibliophiles, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,740. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
You can't run away from yourself. The only thing Catherine Elbert knew for sure was there had to be more to life than being stuck on her family’s farm in Wisconsin. While watching a PBS travel show, Catherine becomes entranced by Portland, Maine. The ocean. The lobsters. The rugged coast. She would finally be free. Or so she thought.
Love Rubi (Censored Version) by Eveli Acosta
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,360. Language: American English. Published: May 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Rubi's life and everything she understands about family and friendships changes once she's in high school. Rubi understands that she has to grow up fast to make it on her own. Rubi's life leads her into finding the right friends and the right boy to love. Learning lifelong lesson's along the way. All of which is an adventure that she will never forget.
Intersections: A Convoluted Romance by Dan Pelton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,820. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
When two five-year-olds -- Richard and Wanda -- square off on the sidewalk, little do they know that they have both taken the first step on their roads of life. Wanda's road winds through the squalid world of cheap sensuality and the sex industry; Richard's passes through the sleazy realm of corporate politics. Both these roads are destined to intersect and eventually merge.
Not Waving by K. A. Laity
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,470. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
It's the shiny happy 80s in Los Angeles, but Vida's mood couldn't be blacker. Never mind her writer's block, recent suicide attempt or the painful scrutiny of her colleagues, there's drinking to be done! When a cut-rate psychic releases a recurring nightmare, Vida decides it's time for a Vegas road trip. May the gods help anyone in her path...
A Golden State of Mind / Golden Daze by Geoffrey Wong
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 186,540. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Coming-of-age adventures of an Iowa farm boy amid the colorful traditions and rituals of the University of California . . . of love lost and found - found and lost . . . untold origins of Louie, Louie, casino craps, psychedelic art and the secret odyssey of Buddy Holly’s glasses.
Harajuku (+) by S. Michael Choi
Price: Free! Words: 54,830. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
Ritchie Ufuo, recent graduate of a Pennsylvania university, moves to Tokyo where he runs into the champagne-and-cocaine Soren Soutern. The louche, high-spending, high-octane group of Japan expats introduce a new world to him, but at what cost and to what outcome? Japan around the turn of the century, with ecstasy and cocaine flowing, and the future apparently limitless...
Swiss Chocolate by James M. Weil
Price: Free! Words: 139,690. Language: American English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Life in a Swiss boarding school is idyllic for Drew Smith. Captivated by the beauty of the Swiss Alps, he is also in love with the girl of his dreams, Alexandra Cavalletti, a young aristocrat from Rome. His world is ripped apart when he and Alexandra are expelled from school after being caught making love in the woods one night. Drew goes home to a broken family, and all that he has come to expec
Liberating Sky by Susan Spence
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,680. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
It’s 1968, a time of social upheaval. Sky Daly travels from Montana to California, a center of the radical movement. Her desperate attempt to preserve her lifestyle clashes with the hippies’ protests for change. Returning home tragedy strikes and threatens the family ranch. She is forced to leave, but eventually returns in a desperate attempt to save the ranch and realizes that change is needed.
Honey Badger Goes to Hell — and Heaven by Martina Donna Ramone
Price: Free! Words: 58,210. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Religious
For mature readers. This book tells the life and times of Honey Badger, a young activist who lived a good life but was raped and murdered and decided to visit Hell before climbing the Mountain of Purgatory.
The Summer of Our Discontent by Jacquel Chrissy May
Series: The Green Hill Mystery Manor, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,730. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Shara Shinnok is a boring girl from the cool state of California. When her family uproots itself and moves to the tiny city of Harrison Creek, Oregon, Shara is sure that her life will remain the same. But when she discovers that her cousin Tanya has disappeared and she meets her cousin's friends, Shara finds out things about Tanya that she never knew and must save her friends from a cruel stalker.
Waiting on Forever by Ashley Wilcox
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,580. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When it comes to the social ladder, Leah is at the bottom. Popular girls, hot guys and star athletes are of no importance to her, except for one. Matthew Jacobs. Although Leah’s feelings toward Matt run deeper than just a friendship, it is something she would never let be heard because the odds of someone like Matthew Jacobs going for someone like Leah Bennett are slim to none.
Neverland, Ohio by Sarah Wolf
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,430. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Neverland, Ohio is a novel about all matters of love and death, family and friends. What begins as a love triangle between brothers Sam and Ben and their neighbor Anna becomes a profound coming-of-age story when Ben is killed in a hit and run accident.
Giant by Aga Maksimowska
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 63,500. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » General
How do you fit in in a new country when you’re a “giant freak,” you don’t speak the language and bizarre things are happening to your motherland as well as to your body? In a candid and peculiar voice, Aga Maksimowska tells the story of an eleven-year-old girl in an adult’s body whose coming of age in a Poland undergoing a revolution is interrupted by a sudden and cruel move to Canada.