Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Sugar Town
Price: Free! Words: 218,750. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
A family is decimated in the aftermath of a terrible crime and no voice is raised in protest. Can a town that prides itself on its sense of community survive without the promise of justice? In Sugar Town, a teen-aged girl, an epileptic boy, an alcoholic murderer and a spirit-seeking outsider, drawn together by a curiously enabling piece of space debris, show the way to redemption.
A Happy Accident
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,230. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
American musician Bobby Carter moved to Manchester, England with one objective—to become a major player in the postpunk scene of the late Seventies. Soon, he will find that his love of music and love of a feisty, beautiful English waitress will meet head on. Set to the lyrical soundtrack of the 60s and 70s, A Happy Accident is a story of love and choice that transcends the ages.
Falling (Bits and Pieces, Book 1)
Price: Free! Words: 125,100. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(5.00 from 1 review)
How would the course of your life change if someone new sat next to you? Meet Liz. She’s sixteen, the daughter of immigrant parents, doesn’t fit in at home and hides in plain sight in school. She’s an outsider until she’s rescued by an unlikely friendship that changes her life.
The Drifters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,850. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
The morning after her high school graduation, a suburbanite finds her plans for the future threatened by a careless but egregious crime. Instead of heading off for a university experience with all her friends, she enters the bizarre purgatory that is community college, where a trio of aimless but talented artists and musicians take her under their wing.
Virgin Territory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,880. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by Planet 99 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Gary Sinclair hides from the world in the remote town of Dagger Lake. That is until a beautiful woman washes up on the shore of the lake. She has no memory of who she is or where she comes from. As Gary helps her try to regain her memory, he finds himself returning to the world--and falling in love...
Wannabe Rock Star
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,130. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
“Wannabe Rock Star”: Wheatie, a troubled, leggy, and very stoned co-ed has a huge chip on her shoulder. She wanted to be a ballet dancer. Her wealthy family forces her to be a journalist. She must deliver a make it or break it, unique paper about the sixties. If not, she will fail a much needed college class.
The Leading Men
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,640. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013 by Planet 99 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In the late 1960s, three men are drawn together by destiny. Gus, a veteran producer, is seeking one last shot at glory. Henry, a struggling actor, is seeking a chance at the big time. And Tony, a naive teenager, is seeking excitement. All three will find what they seek, but the cost may be more than they're willing to pay.
Breaking Young Divinities
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,810. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Breaking Young Divinities is a candid and spiritual coming-of-age tale about a boy who grows up in the housing projects of 1980s Toronto and comes to grips with young adulthood in the 1990s. He lives a sheltered childhood until high school, where he meets Jen, a mysteriously troubled young woman. She introduces him to his first tastes of passion, adventure, and sex.
The Tale of Lucia Grandi, the Early Years
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 124,440. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Brook House Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When an old woman is asked to tell the story of her life, she tells an intense and poignant tale about growing up in and surviving a warring suburban family during the 1950s and '60s. Told in breathtakingly beautiful prose, this is a powerful and timeless story of a dying woman's courageous attempt to come to terms with her past and the troubled family that dominated it.
Those Who Will Not See
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,070. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Life is changed forever for one young boy and his family when he is diagnosed with autism at the age of four. Will he learn to live happily with his condition as he grows into a man?
Second Chance (Chances Are #2)
Series: Chances Are, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,380. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013 by Planet 99 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When Stacey Chance and her friend Madison are kidnapped by a Chinese scientist, they’re given a dose of an experimental drug, one that causes them to revert back to children. As they search for a cure, Stacey and Madison get a second chance at childhood.
Ransom Seaborn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,880. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
It's Dan Finbar's freshman year and he's struggling to find his proper place in Harrison College. When he finally breaks through into the world of notorious loner Ransom Seaborn, their friendship is brutally cut short, leaving Finbar with nothing but Ransom's old leather journal.
A Plank in Reason
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 74,890. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A Plank in Reason is a comical Postmodern bildungsroman that chronicles the adventures and misadventures of the irreverent Anthony Allende. A coming of age work that examines the dissolution and reconstruction of a young man's psyche amidst the overwhelming absurdity of the modern world, A Plank in Reason examines the experience of growing up in a society devoid of objective standards and values.
The Legend of Gerald Arthur McGuinness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,080. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Legend of Gerald Arthur McGuinness follows the title character from birth to high school and beyond, as he tries to figure out how life can be so funny, confusing, and heartbreaking, all at the same time.
Touched
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,180. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Seventeen year-old Frankie Keilman doesn't see the world quite like everyone else in his community. Gifted with uncanny artistic ability, Frankie has heard stories of a boy who was once "sent off" because he saw what no one else could see, because he was "touched." Fearing that he is also touched, Frankie seeks to hide his gifts and is successful in doing so until he encounters Ellie McThacker.
Touched
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,180. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Seventeen year-old Frankie Keilman doesn't see the world quite like everyone else in his community. Gifted with uncanny artistic ability, Frankie has heard stories of a boy who was once "sent off" because he saw what no one else could see, because he was "touched." Fearing that he is also touched, Frankie seeks to hide his gifts and is successful in doing so until he encounters Ellie McThacker.
Finding Verity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,410. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
How much loss can one man survive? A moving story about a boy's survival and search for truth. At 13, Puck is abandoned. Ten years later, he rescues an old woman from an assault. As their friendship develops, Puck reveals his troubled past, as well as a longing to reconnect with a homeless man who lived in the tunnels under New York City. Verity means truth. Follow Puck as he learns his truth.
New Hope City
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 64,660. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 by Dark Tales Great Lives, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(2.00 from 4 reviews)
A troubled teen and a disillusioned cop cross paths in a southern town suffering from economic and social collapse.
Onward
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 111,260. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Onward is the dramatic story of James, a recent college graduate, who, seeking one last uninhibited stint, returns to his regular summer job, waiting tables in a tourist town. Subtle, yet simplistic prose, tells of a journey for personal truth and identity, tested by work—the burdened time of dinner rushes, arduous customers, and head nodding with delighted smiles; and play—midday relaxing at the
Tales From The Sea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,460. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Tales from the Sea is a semi-autobiographical novel based on my life at sea between 1957 and 1969. In its pages the reader will meet the characters with whom I sailed and their antics. They will experience nights ashore and visit through my eyes exotic places. Read about the different ships, old and new as they plough across the oceans carrying the products of the world Throughout there is the sea