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The Girl in the Shadows - A Pint of the Black Stuff by Kim O'Shea
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,520. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Grace's story is about how one girl triumphs over the harsh reality of growing up with a disability in a rural community in Ireland during the 1940s and 1950s. Sometimes poignant, often hilarious, Grace's experiences move the reader to tears as well as laughter.
Music From Standing Waves by Johanna Craven
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,730. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
For Abby, music is life. Growing up in country Australia, she dreams of becoming a concert violinist. At eighteen, she is given a chance at her dream: a place at the Melbourne Conservatorium. But when Abby falls for charismatic composer Matt, she begins to question everything she thought she ever wanted.
The Ten Cupcake Romance by Mary Kennedy
Series: The Crazy Love Diaries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,530. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Every time Amy Miller falls in love, she eats too many cupcakes, but when her friend Sharon finds Amy devouring a whole box of them, she knows Amy needsa better hobby. Why not become a romance novelist? Amy loves the idea and Simon Adams fits right into the plot. In fact, he's the main character. Amy knows enough about love to fill a book, but can't guess how it will end.
Between Best Friends by Karen Cogan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Multigenerational, Fiction » Coming of age
Stephanie is eager to move back to her home town. Her enthusiasm evaporates when she discovers her best friend has made a new best friend. To make matters worse, her grandmother, whom she hardly knows is coming to live with her family and share her room. Will she be able to accept the changes in her life?
Dorm Room by Georgia Payne
You set the price! Words: 35,440. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » Coming of age
One is sleeping with her professor, one is after her boyfriend, and one...well one just wants to make it through college.
Linear; Part of The Half-Breeds series by Zachary Smith
Series: Part Of 'The Half-Breeds'. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,910. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
New Zealander, Kristen Monroe, hardly makes any mistakes and has always had ‘luck’ on her side. Of course, it helps that she is able to rewind time by minutes or hours, allowing her to correct any faults she’s already seen coming. But when her power is damaged and falls into an uncontrollable flux, Kristen is thrown from her linear timeline and wakes in a dire future.
Far from Newark Parts I & II by Warren Lieberman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,190. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Lee Gregory, a naive college dropout, leaves his hometown in search of a new life. Without direction or guidance he spends one summer at the Jersey shore before joining the army. His hopes of avoiding combat by training in electronics go awry and he finds himself ill-prepared for combat and captivity. A surprise savior appears and he begins a spiritual adventure.
Black Night Orange Day by C E Turner
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 41,030. Language: Australian English. Published: August 26, 2016 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Coming of age
Hit-and-run, drug dealers, spiked drinks, a Queen Bitch, loneliness, friendship and love. All of it, and more, happened on one dark night around Wakehurst Parkway in the northern beaches of Sydney. Yet, as different as the frightening events seemed, there was a connection between them and those involved in them. Could it all be resolved before the dawning of the Orange Day? It seemed unlikely.
Dust by Mandy Harbin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,650. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016 by Penning Princess Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Coming of age
Kill and Liv embark on a relationship previously uncharted for either and quickly discover how hard it is just sifting through life’s ashes. Can two damaged souls find a way to heal old wounds, or will trying only ruin them forever?
White Man Book by Robin Wyatt Dunn
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 20,300. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
WHITE MAN BOOK is part jeremiad, part expose, part prose poetry novel. It endeavors to wrestle with the implications of our beloved James Baldwin’s observation that the white man is the “real nigger baby."
Paying for College - The Novel by Kenneth Szulczyk
Price: Free! Words: 66,950. Language: American English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Brothers, all I wanted to do was attend a university and escape a small town with no job prospects or future. But it seems every time I opened my mailbox at the dorm, I pulled out another tuition bill with a looming due date. So I had to do the unthinkable. Break a few rules. Do some insane things. Then everything just became crazy.
And The Dog Barks On Some More... A 21st Century Adult Fairy Tale Continued by E. P. Lee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,830. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Alternative history
Quiet, for the first time in a long time, Eric’s life is quiet. Of course, there’s always something, like rats under the floorboards… but with his settled-in new home, his “man’s best friend”, the affection (let’s not say love, let’s not go there) of a successful woman, it’s not just ”quiet”; has Eric found his new normal?
Love Signs by Mary Kennedy
Series: The Crazy Love Diaries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,080. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
Tracy Adams trusts her horoscope. When the stars predict she'll meet a good-looking boy, Jeff Nichols shows up. But the stars warn Tracy not to mistake friendship for love. Now she's confused. Jeff is everything she wants in a boyfriend, but her horoscope insists Steve Richards is a better match, even though they have nothing in common.
Me, The Biological by B. R. Miller
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,300. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Three step brothers rampage their way through childhood – playing in the streets, making forts. From the intense family unity that surrounds a child to the resilience and strength of brotherhood to the profound isolation a young man endures as he begins to see himself in the world, this novel reinvents the coming-of-age story in a way that is sucker-punch powerful.
Dead Dogs & Splintered Hearts by Tom Ward
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,680. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Urban
"Brilliant" – Buzzfeed "Enlightening...entertaining...fascinating" – LitReactor “Read everything with his name on” – Tony Parsons “A little bit of Fellini/Fitzgerald in feeling” – Oliver Stone In these 24 short stories, author Tom Ward invites you inside a world at times heartbreaking, occasionally violent, and often perverse.
Sweet Sorrow by Tricia Drammeh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,290. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Rowan earns the part of Juliet in the school play, but it’s impossible to concentrate on her lines when her crush is cast as Romeo. Eddie is a fallen football hero who has lost the respect of his peers and earned the animosity of Rowan's father, the high school football coach. Eddie's tarnished past collides with Rowan's dark secrets, and suddenly, the whole school becomes a stage.
Running Over Rainbows by Erin O'Quinn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,230. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Coming of age
Teenager Caylith is “imprisoned” for six months learning how to become a proper young lady. Her reluctant handler is Marrie AppleSprout, the elderly aunt of her father. The despised relative is just as much a stubborn, willful renegade as her niece—a fact she keeps well hidden from Caylith! What happens when a white pony and a white unicorn gallop into the lives of both these red-headed hellions?
Please Don't Eat the Penguins by Robert P. Hansen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,920. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age
The earth has experienced a catastrophic environmental disaster that has left much of the world uninhabitable, and humanity has begun to colonize the solar system. Offworld postings are at a premium, and this year Moon Base has two openings—and six candidates. The testing of these candidates is usually routine, but not this time. This time, Meg Arnold is involved….
No Accident: A Teen Novel: A young adult paranormal mystery by Emma Right
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,810. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
Mysteries. Lies. Truths. When young Mary Jane moves into their new home she suspects the house holds many secrets. Her parents behave suspiciously and hide a past that threatens to push her to the brink of insanity. Can she trust her family if they cannot tell her the truth? How much of the truth can Mary Jane handle and need to unravel the mysteries of the house, as well as her dark past?
Rebuilding Me by Jamie White
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,580. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Coming of age
Courtney's world has been shattered. Crippled by grief and guilt, she isn't even sure what's real and what isn't anymore. Santiago has just begun following in his family's tradition when he comes across a wild, lost-looking girl. She's rude and violent, but something about her calls to him, and he resolves to help her. Will Courtney be able to pull herself out of the darkness she's been lost in?