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Somewhere In Between by Aaron Kappel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
*Foreword Reviews' 2013 Book of the Year Award Finalist* To question is to doubt, to doubt is to disagree, and to disagree is to sin—but for Jude wisdom lies within the questions. Several years after abandoning his evangelical roots and admitting to himself, his family and his wife that he is gay, Jude searches for meaning in his life through the evaluation of his past.
Not Even A Cat (To Hold On To) by Susan Fell Evans
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,730. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age
Contemporary YA fiction, Not Evan A Cat (To Hold On To) is a story of first love that isn't quite what it seems, with the perils of being an orphan and a diabetic thrown in for extra fun ....
Sólo Recuerda Respirar by Charles Sheehan-Miles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,290. Language: Spanish. Published: December 30, 2013 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
La vida de Alex Thompson sigue el guión. Es una estudiante de Derecho de la Universidad de Columbia, centrada en sus notas, su vida y su futuro. Lo último que necesita es volver a conectar con el chico que le rompió el corazón. Dylan Paris vuelve a casa desde Afganistán gravemente herido y sabe que lo único que no puede hacer es arrastrar a Alex al desastre en que ha convertido su vida.
House of Tables by Ileen McDuring
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,140. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
House of Tables tells of orphan Cadie Walsh after she survives a girls' orphanage renowned for abuse and sex-trafficking. Socially stunted by her experiences, Cadie wants nothing more than to find a family. In a brave move, Cadie participates in National Geographic’s Genographic Project. With results in hand, she embarks on a local journey to connect with four groups that challenge Cadie to heal.
Le secret de l'épine by Olivier Lerouge
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,290. Language: French. Published: December 14, 2013 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Romain a neuf ans lorsqu’un soir, à Belle-Île-en-Mer, son grand-père habituellement si distant lui dévoile la fierté de sa vie : il possède une épine de la Sainte Couronne de Jésus Christ. Ce n’est que quelques années plus tard que Romain, jeune adolescent un peu perdu ayant reçu l’épine en héritage, se pose les bonnes questions : est-ce une vraie ? Se moquait-il de moi ?
The Young Mike Adams by Kenneth Kerns
Series: Mike Adams, 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,250. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Coming of age
Karaoke. Brightly colored shirts. "I Voted" stickers. Prank wars and scavenger hunts. These defined the young lives of Mike and David. They were students like any others: they rushed a fraternity, went to parties, and sometimes even went to class. But after making a difficult choice, only one could go on to become a U.S. Senator. Find out how in this collection of short stories.
King's Knight by Vladimir Duran
Series: A Rising Knight, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,580. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Coming of age
Wriath is coming and war is coming with him. Vlad has walked three journeys on his path to becoming a Harrower, a King’s Knight. And they have all lead back to the wizard world. To the place he had been an outcast freak, a hated reminder of days gone by and terrifying signpost of things to come. Now its time for him to become something far more dangerous, a man with noting to lose.
The Summer Boy by Henry Mitchell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,920. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Alfie Dog Limited. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Fairy tales
A precocious boy is sent by his dysfunctional suburban parents to spend a summer with his eccentric aunt and her unruly clan in a remote mountain cove. There he becomes acquainted with the creatures of the place, and meets Ethan, an old hermit who points his way to self-discovery.
Tattoos, Barracuda Teeth, & a Lady Who Talked to Worms by Tom Dunham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,330. Language: American English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Boys & Men, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 3 reviews)
If you’re lucky, if you were paying attention, the discoveries of childhood stay with you forever. Especially, when you did it best—watching, listening, taking risks, out on your own, with no one to hold your hand. Ten-year-old Dan spends three days all but alone, a greenhorn from the moment he leaves a dark path for the blinding sunlit waters of a lake. His story is a child’s story for us all.
A Fallow Season by Susan Wells Bennett
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 55,010. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In the highly anticipated sequel to Forsaking the Garden, Irene Rutledge has returned to the world away from the outside her father and his wives had created in the mountains of Utah. With her family gone, Irene has to grow up quickly and learn to make a life for herself that does not depend on others.
Rhinoceros Summer by Jamie Thornton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,390. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
A rare rhinoceros on the brink of extinction. A trophy hunter on the verge of bankruptcy. A young photographer desperate for fame. When a fluke opportunity ensnares 17-year-old Lydia Gibb in the bloody world of Tanzanian showdown hunting, she must join forces with an earnest, young game officer to prevent her pictures from driving both her and a rare rhino into extinction.
Come Rain or Shine (Shine On Series, Book Three) by Allison J. Jewell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,350. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
The Shine On Series: Shine On Rise & Shine Come Rain or Shine Emmie Talbot is mostly a quintessential good girl. Brave, Southern, and Kind. An ex-moonshiner (really, this time). And in love with Silas McDowell.
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.
Till Tomorrow by Patrick Manzai
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,710. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Biographical
David Mugisha, a popular athlete, faces ruin after an accident leaves him crippled for life. With the help of his foster sister, he battles with the demons of his past. Having surrounded himself with superficial friends and put his entire future plans in athletics, he is left alone and without money.
Finding Family by Giacomo Giammatteo
Series: Blood Flows South, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,330. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Dominic Mangini wanted what all 8-year-old boys want—time to laugh and play, loving parents, and enough food on the table. But in war-ravaged Sicily, food was scarce, and his parents were as scarred as the land. His father said they must move to America so they could start over and be a family once again. Dominic got a new start, and he got a new family—but not the kind of family he expected.
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.