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Jesus In Cowboy Boots by William Robert Carey
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,300. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » 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.
The Glow by Dan Bryan
Price: Free! Words: 25,030. Language: American English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
It's 2004 in America and Quentin Ross does not elect to visit Chile with his new girlfriend for spring break. Instead he finds himself criss-crossing the country with his roommate and with fellow travelers of various persuasions. However, it is through Olivia Dupree that Quentin might wonder about the narrowness of his own perspective in this novella with picaresque and coming-of-age elements.
A Clever Girls Growth Chart by Roman Dee Hellwigi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,610. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It's the late 1970s & Marquita is a one way street. But J.R. Jessup has an amazing mental compass that connects her to everyone & points dead ahead towards the future. She's funny, clever, & just like a hearty wildflower, blooms effortlessly with a little help from Mother Nature. It's a ride that's been 13 years in the making & unconventionally driven home with loving hands on the wheel.
Vergiss nicht zu atmen by Charles Sheehan-Miles
Series: Thompson-Sisters, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: German. Published: September 20, 2013 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Alex Thompsons Leben folgt einem Plan. Als Studentin an der Columbia-Universität konzentriert sie sich auf ihre Noten, ihr Leben und ihre Zukunft. Das Letzte, das sie brauchen kann, ist den Mann wieder zu treffen, der ihr das Herz gebrochen hat.
Life Drawings by Philip Newey
Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 55,300. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Tom and Diane are two young misfits who embark upon a timid relationship. Supported by friends and family, harassed by an increasingly disturbed Anglican priest, they begin an exploratory journey, discovering themselves and each other. But a dark secret from Diane's past is slowly closing in on them. Do Tom and Diane have a future together? Who will live, and who will die?
Broken Family Portrait by David Lightfoot
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 290,310. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Educational
Robin Callbeck, a young man who was born with serious Cerebral Palsy, lives through family dysfunction and bullying in his childhood in order to be a successful radio personality. However, after he is successful, he sees more of the same in his own family and society, especially when one nephew is born severely retarded, and the spanking debate threatens to divide the family.
Morse Code for Cats by Tom Conyers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,990. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Coming of age … coming out. When Sam exchanges the country for the city on the eve of a new millennium, a wonderful world of possibility opens up: sex ... drugs ... sport. But when that world collapses, Sam must re-examine his every decision to finally become 'good at life.' Contemporary ... insightful ... raw ... Morse Code for Cats is funny at times and at times intensely moving.
Trevanian's Leap by M. A. McRae
Series: The Penwinnard Stories, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Frank has been at Penwinnard Boys' Home for four months. But now he is facing new challenges - a new school, a new place to live, and he would lose the friends he'd made at Penwinnard. He'd never really had friends before...
Satan Like Spam by Nicole Garber
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,130. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Yellowplume Press. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Alex told Rae that he was sent to earth to keep her safe…to protect her. There's no question that his presence was a gift from God, a miracle. Alex’s strength has healed Rae time and time again, but is he strong enough to heal her heart? Is his love enough to fill the emptiness that Rae has been hiding for years?
Wokokon by Douglas Nordfors
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 92,560. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This novel is a unique coming of age story. It traces the path of a young man struggling to come to terms with how to use his mind, and for what purpose. This struggle, subtly comic, hypnotic, and poignant by turns, is set on the island of Ocracoke (Wokokon was the Indian name) in North Carolina, where the young man moves to after dropping out of college, and partly involves local history.
Arcadia by Mandana Towhidy
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 51,870. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit
Populated by rockers, Deadheads, misfits, skinheads, Goths, surfers, preppies, cheerleaders, and jocks, ARCADIA by Mandana Towhidy is a Fast Times at Ridgemont High for the Metal years. And in the world of Hollywood where more is all you need, Ronnie discovers happiness in Metal and friends and learning to see through the games and the "perfect-ness" of it all. Long Hair Rocks...Again!
Getting By by Kathleen Buckley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,640. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
John, dumpster-diving adolescent loner—and proud of it!—, is appalled when his mother comes home with a baby girl but no formula or diapers. With the help of the only two adults he trusts, John raises his sister, defies his ruthless grandfather, conceals his own inner wolf, goes to school, makes money, inherits money, and fears change. Will he try to embrace it?—and Alexandra, his only friend?
Letters to a Shooting Star by Keith Hale
Price: $8.79 USD. Words: 54,980. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Letters to a Shooting Star is an earlier version of Keith Hale's novel What Daniel Did With His Life.
Summer by Michelle Zoetemeyer
Price: Free! Words: 165,050. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Summer is a time for love, sorrow, joy and pain – but mostly, it is a time for change. Summer is the season from which all memories flow. For Maggie and Peter, the summer of 1968 is one that changed their lives forever. For Jenny and Tom, the summer of 1979 is the one that will be remembered most. Two couples - one married the other childhood friends - separated by years, but inexorably linked.
It's All Over But The Shouting! by Paco Jones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 181,260. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(4.00 from 1 review)
*** Updated 3-2016 - please update your copies - Thank you for your support! *** This is the long expected sequel to "These Girls Can Play". Unlike the original, it has no adult content. I didn't want that distraction in telling this story. The love is still here, but there are other issues to talk about. It ends as it begins...
Matilda by Sasha Newborn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,100. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The short novel Matilda, though written by Mary Shelley shortly after her huge success with Frankenstein, never saw the light of day until recently. This version of Matilda has undergone extensive copy-editing, and includes a glossary for references and translations, with a Foreword about Mary Shelley and why the book was never published in her lifetime. The shadow of incest haunts the pages.
Seasons of Darkness by Belinda G. Buchanan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,510. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ethan Harrington's innocence was lost seven years ago when his mother took her own life. Left alone with his controlling and abusive father in an isolated farmhouse, he struggles to live among the shattered remains of a family that was never functional to begin with.
Choices Made: Always by Christine McMahon
Series: Choices Made, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 187,060. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Book 4 - Final in Series: Juxton holds a family that has torn him apart, but can Jamy live the lesson of forgiveness "The Heart of MacGregor" has taught him?
The Walk On (part 2) by Rick Laird
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 31,930. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Stefan Pawlikowski. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Shawn Tanner saga continues. The Walk On is a three part story about Shawn Tanner. You will watch Shawn grow from boy to man. The reader will walk through the life of Shawn as he discovers his passions and loves.
Carry Me Away by Robb Grindstaff
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,000. Language: American English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Evolved Publishing presents "Carry Me Away" by Robb Grindstaff. As he did with "Hannah's Voice," Grindstaff has captured the unique voice and soul of girl facing extraordinary circumstances, this one struggling with the almost unthinkable at such a young age - her own mortality. WINNER: Pinnacle Book Achievement Award, Fall 2015 -- Best Books in Fiction