Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Darla Decker Plays It Straight
Series: Darla Decker Diaries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,040. Language: American English. Published: March 29, 2016 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Darla Decker is still shaking from a rough year of seventh grade. Her parents barely speak to each other, her best friend Reggie is dating her lifelong crush, and Nate Young is acting like he’s allergic to the word “boyfriend.” Troubles aside, Darla is resolved to be on her best behavior and kick off eighth grade with a smile… but even the straightest paths have obstacles. [YA Coming-of-Age]
Mays Landing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,540. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Parkhill Mays is a medical school dropout who meets a professional "lab rat" in the emergency room after an unsuccessful suicide attempt, who introduces him to the dark world of selling his body to science as a paid participant in clinical trials. Mays finds love and redemption as he searches for a place between his new underground existence and the "topside" world he left behind.
Blessed Poison
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,160. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Breaking into the realm of the world’s elite guitarists won’t be easy. She’ll have to work twice as hard to earn the respect she craves.
The English Refugee: The Day It Happened Here
Price: Free! Words: 65,150. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
What if the refugee crisis happened here? What if we were the refugees? Jack, an eight year old boy is forced to flee abroad with his family when his home town is bombed. But to get there, he must first overcome hunger and thirst, rioters and scavengers, a French government unsympathetic to the plight of asylum-seekers, and the sharp end of the invading Russian army.
Lena
Price: Free! Words: 23,130. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Set in Southern California in 2016, Lena is a coming-of-age thriller/comedy/romance that follows two millennials through a single afternoon when one mistake threatens to ruin their lives. Both action-packed and psychological, this dynamic piece twists and turns and warms your heart at the same time.
The Memory of Trees
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,260. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Memory of Trees is the story of Carlos, a shepherd boy, who travels from his beautiful home in Cyprus, following in the footsteps of Saint Paul into the Middle East and along the road to Damascus. Experiencing unbearable loss and exile, he sets out on a journey of knowledge and adventure.
Tinta china sobre papiro
Price: Free! Words: 81,330. Language: Spanish. Published: March 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Allen no estaba acostumbrado a que le negasen un capricho, menos aún después de un berrinche monumental. Y viene su hermana con un trato extraño. Nada que él no pueda manejar... o eso espera.
El precio de la vida
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,170. Language: Spanish. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
La única cosa que Luisa Dominguez, de trece años, quería hacer era escaper de las pandillas y la violencia de su ciudad natal en Honduras. Ella rezaba todos los días: Dios, llévame lejos de aquí. Entonces, un día su deseo se hizo realidad. Ella se permitía salir. Su boleto, sin embargo, tenía un precio: la propia madre de Luisa la había vendido como esclava.
Three from the Stones
Price: Free! Words: 20,770. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
At the heart of a walled city, three youth struggle to carve a place for themselves amid a cold and alienating society, drawing on their dreams and the legends of their childhood to make sense of their own life and purpose. For one of them, deciphering the meaning of a mysterious song may unlock the answer.
Pepper's Ghost
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,300. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Charlotte Alexandra Long is determined to create her own life, but severe reverberations await her at the crossroads of each decision and always the possibility that the very thing she put in place on her own terms could be wiped away by an uncertain future.
You Must Remember This
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,940. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
What if a magic marker really was magical? This book inspires your child's creativity by showing them that something as simple as a marker can take on a life of its own if you use the power of your imagination.
Gutter Child
Price: Free! Words: 32,890. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
For the first eighteen years of his life, Jimmy Grogan has led a blissful existence of sweet ignorance. But on the day he leaves for college, he discovers a family secret that could upend every piece of cozy perfection he knows. Now he must solve the most unsettling mystery of his life: Has his family been living a lie?
Zippywings 2015: A Short Story Collection
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 171,850. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A 2015 collection of short stories, novelettes, and novellas that run the gamut of themes from economic wrestling, to love and loss, to therapy, to professionalism, and more. It's a full platter of genres and story ideas that should keep readers busy for days.
The Skin of Water
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,510. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Empowerment is just a word...until you live it. Lisel Martinez is not a rough-&-tumble kind of girl, so what is someone more interested in books and plants than having a hot social life doing out on the most dangerous streets in San Francisco? Is there really anything someone without a home can do to stay safe in a place that's anything but?! (Available in trade, mass market, & e-editions.)
The World Disappears: A Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,960. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Is your imagination worth $1 million? Struggling to complete his life’s work, a Japanese video game inventor turns to a piano prodigy for help, setting off a quixotic course of events that could end the world. The World Disappears is a coming-of-age story about friendship, loss, and the power of the imagination.
Dwaze spiegelbeelden
Price: Free! Words: 47,280. Language: Dutch. Published: February 4, 2016 by KollectiefMaksimaal. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Wanneer een tweeling op jonge leeftijd van elkaar gescheiden wordt, zijn ze op hun telepathische krachten aangewezen om contact te houden. Dat loopt behoorlijk fout. Jef Louisa Versmissen beschrijft de wereld van adolescenten in een wilde rush van bier, sigaretten en woeste wijven.
Calmer Girls
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,130. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2016 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
After moving to a new city, sixteen-year-old Samantha Cross meets a boy with beautiful brown eyes—eyes that focus on her sister, Veronica. As Samantha falls in love with her sister’s boyfriend, one thing becomes clear: One of the Cross sisters is in for a broken heart.
A Private Place
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Abbie Hart feels like a fish out of water when she arrives at Miss Katherine's School for Girls. She soon finds herself in a sticky situation when she discovers she is sharing a room with two stepsisters who vehemently despise each other. Will Abbie escape being in the middle of a murderous rivalry that puts her life in danger or will her roommates' final confrontation also destroy her?
What They Left Behind
Price: Free! Words: 121,090. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Ben and Gennie Perrin, orphaned twins, are abused and abandoned by their brother. Luckily, they are adopted by a young couple and raised in San Francisco. Years later, while trying to bring their parents to California, they uncover something so unexpected it turns their world upside down. Will they reconcile with their past or will it leave them shattered like their city after the earthquake?
The Hunt for the Dragon Master
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Bazan and his gang turns parts of the town into a Goth City in Augmented Reality. It is a birthday present for Schwarzen. During a virtual concert, a dragon destroys the town and kill most of the avatars. The kids must neutralize the Dragon Master, who are threatening their life in cyberspace.