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Aban's Accension by Shireen Jeejeebhoy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,480. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Aban unexpectedly inherits a house in the big city with a mysterious male tenant. She disobeys her parents to go see, intending to return home to the safety of her small town. What she finds instead upends her life and everything she has believed.
Five Years (A Fire in Redbridge) by LM Langley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,620. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013 by Langley's Lovelies. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Nothing much ever happens in Redbridge. Nothing, until Nate, a bright young man who is visiting his family during his freshman year, drives to his death. Casey was the only witness to the crash that killed her high school sweetheart. Together with Alex, his best friend, she will look into what happened. How far are they willing to go for someone they may not have known at all?
The Secret Miss Rabbit Kept by Robin Cain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,580. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Coming of age
At age sixteen, Sophie takes a difficult job at a nursing home. An introduction to Mable Rabbit, the 75-year-old woman who refuses to speak, motivates her to stay. Determined to break Miss Rabbit’s silence, Sophie gets more than she bargained for when an unexpected gift propels her on a journey through Miss Rabbit’s ugly past and brings her face-to-face with truths she never expected to find.
Stream Runner, Book 1 of Dunsmuir Boy by David Seed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Leif Collins grew up in Dunsmuir not believing in watches or clocks. Instead he believed in trout fishing and swimming with his friends, Sanchez and Dunnigan. He plans to be a writer when he’s grown but, until then, he must gather experiences. The setting is clean and country-fresh with a look back at the early 1940's and includes some lyrical images and home-grown relationships.
The Price of Love by Vicki Hopkins
Series: The Legacy Series, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,490. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013 by Holland & Eyre Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Coming of age
The Legacy Series family saga continues into the Edwardian era. Each character has paid the price for innocence and deception. Now discover the price paid for love.
He's the Man: The Alexanders, Book 3 by M. Malone
Series: The Alexanders, #3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,060. Language: American English. Published: October 22, 2013 by CrushStar Romance. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
The Alexanders #3 Matt Simmons is done with Army doctors but his sister nags him to get physical therapy so he gives in just to get some peace. Then he sees his therapist is h-o-t. Penny Lewis is finally putting down roots. She’s got everything, except the settled suburban life she longs for. All she needs is the perfect guy, meaning NO military men. Suddenly Matt has a new mission in life.
The Wrong Outfit by Al Gregg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,850. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Gate 17. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Nonfiction » Music » Punk
The Wrong Outfit is a powerful novel about a boy called Adam Nedman, who grows up through the 1970s and 80s and is greatly affected by both football and Punk Rock. Perhaps Adam was just in the wrong place at the wrong time? From home life to football terrace. Through school days to punk chaos. Perhaps there had never been any doubt? Adam was in the wrong outfit.
Stories for Amanda by Kelly Elliott, Kahlen Aymes Books, Inc, Michelle A. Valentine, Jessica Prince, Karina Halle, Nina Lane, Madeline Sheehan, Karen Avivi, Alexa Nazzaro, & Raine Miller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,740. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Amanda Todd Foundation. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
Amanda Todd wanted to share her story with other kids and let them know they should never be punished for who they are. AmandaToddLegacy.org reaches out to kids in need, and provides resources for finding help. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated toward that vision. 16 bestselling authors offer a new story or scene from their most popular series for this worthy cause.
Have No Shame (Where civil rights and forbidden love collide) by Melissa Foster
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 327,120. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Coming of age
***NEW YORK TIMES & USA TODAY BESTSELLER*** The racially-charged prejudice of the deep South forces eighteen-year-old Alison Tillman to confront societal norms--and her own beliefs--when she discovers the body of a hate crime victim, and the specter of forbidden love turns her safe, comfortable world upside down.
Hothouse Gods by Frederick Barrows
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,530. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Jimmy Breedlove has one goal: To escape his dead-end job, and unfulfilling relationship, for a fresh start far from his home in New Orleans. During a cross-country trip to deliver a friend's car to California, with the unexpected addition of sexy, free-spirited Sarah Rainbird, Jimmy's highway odyssey takes him through a series of increasingly unpredictable, offbeat, and dangerous situations.
Ogre: A Pit Bull Story by Walt Conte
Price: $5.75 USD. Words: 86,590. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
Tony, the smartest in his class, is picked on by bully Phillip. Although he tries to stand up to the boy, he is constantly trounced. Finally he finds an escape at home in a new pup and a girl friend but then tragedy strikes. In Tony's search for revenge, he learns lessons that will last a life time. Young love, betrayal, karate, dog fighting, and moral teachings are key parts to the story.
The Book of Changes by Jack Remick
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 91,950. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
“Beast” comes to Berkeley in 1971, a time of political upheaval, hallucinogenic drugs, abundant sex, and down-and-dirty rock n roll. On his quest for meaning he hangs out with a Harley-riding dwarf, a pre-goth artists' model, a sorority girl turned nymphomaniac, and the heir to a family of French aristocrats with a bloody history. Book 3 of the California Quartet.
Eversea: a love story by Natasha Boyd
Price: Free! Words: 83,590. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
Eversea: a love story, is a Winter Rose Contest FINALIST ~ An orphaned, small-town, southern girl, held hostage by responsibility and self-doubt. A Hollywood A-list mega-star, on the run from his latest scandal and with everything to lose. A chance encounter that leads to an unlikely arrangement and epic love affair that will change them both forever. "Total escapism!" ~ Aestas Book Blog
Uncharted: Story for a Shipwright by J. B. Chicoine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,490. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
When a peculiar young woman shows up at the Wesley House Bed and Breakfast with far-fetched tales of shipwrecks and survival, shipwright Sam Wesley isn’t sure if Marlena is incredibly imaginative or just plain delusional. Her strangeness is a fresh breeze in his stagnant life, but the competition for her heart is fierce, while Sam’s own tumultuous past jeopardizes his only chance at happiness.
Finding Arun by Marisha Pink
Series: Living Lies Literary Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 96,150. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Nineteen-year-old Aaron Rutherford is already reeling from the loss of his mother, when the unexpected revelation of a dark secret from her past changes his world forever. As the tangled web of lies unfolds and uncertainty takes over, a startling chain of events are set in motion that will see Aaron make the journey of a lifetime to discover not only who he really is, but who he wants to be.
This is a Book About Emily, by Emily by Jacob Milnestein
You set the price! Words: 97,650. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
"The first time I saw her, like not in one of those god-awful videos they show endlessly on VH-1, was at my dad’s house during some big Thanksgiving celebration."
The Naked World by PT Dilloway
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,340. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Planet 99 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Forty years ago, Henry Barton played a superhero known as the Grey Knight on television. Rotting away forgotten in a retirement home, Henry's mind finally snaps and he becomes the hero he played so long ago. Now as Henry battles imagined evils on the streets of a small California town, it's up to his faithful sidekick to save Henry--and himself.
Do You Want Total War? by Darren Kilfara
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,900. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Sean Lansbury is a typical high school student with an atypical hobby: he plays "Totaler Krieg", a boardgame simulating World War II in Europe. As he meditates on history and juggles his hobby with normal life in school, he falls in love with a girl in his European History class and discovers who he is, what history means to him, and the extent to which you really can revisit and rewrite the past.
Jesus In Cowboy Boots by William Robert Carey
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,300. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit
Eccentric and humorous, "Jesus In Cowboy Boots" is the story of an imaginative teenager living in a mystical community on a deserted drive-in movie lot along the Texas/Oklahoma border. Burdened by a poor environment, a neglectful mother, a stunted younger brother, and dangerous neighborhood lowlifes, she struggles to realize her potential and find deliverance from the world she was born into.