Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Now They Call Me Gunner
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Price: Free! Words: 90,880. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.82 from 11 reviews)
In the summer of '71, between high school and university, Phil takes a job as a short-order cook in his home town in upstate New York. When the waitress's ex-husband is murdered, the police suspect Randal, a Viet Nam vet who is the head cook. To help Randal prove his innocence, Phil is dragged into the world of outlaw motorcycle gangs and drug dealers.
Coming to Astoria: An Immigrant's Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 48,810. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
(3.00 from 5 reviews)
Why do children growing up together in the same household turn out so completely different? How can a child raised in a family of twelve be so lonely? Coming to Astoria takes the reader on a journey of self-discovery which is humorous, entertaining, and educational. This is a fascinating human interest story filled with poignant memories about growing up alone in a large family.
The Quiet Star of Hope
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A college novel with a revolving narrative. Not everyone has a good time, not everyone has a bad time, and not everything balances out as the most tragic common denominator, time, plays foot to the hand of experience.
Almost a Turkish Soap Opera
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Price: Free! Words: 49,070. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Adel and Kamil, two young good looking Turkish men use arranged marriages as the ticket to immigrate to Canada. Betrayals, affairs, turn their lives into a Turkish soap opera. Finalist Next Generation Indie Book Awards 2013 - adapted into feature film. Visit www.almostaturkishsoapopera.com to watch online.
College Dropout
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A gifted artist rejects the traditional path to create his own route. His brash decision to ascertain the wholeness of life brings resentment and controversy from the mainstream populace. The overwhelming censure provokes him to question his own inherent virtues, including his infamous judgment to drop out of college.
The Changing Seasons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,090. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Planet 99 Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Because of a tragic birth defect, Floyd Jensen has steered clear of love. Then he runs into the beautiful Abby and his entire life changes. Over four seasons, Floyd will discover both the joy and the heartache of love.
Polk's Soliloquy, a novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,280. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by aois21 publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
POLK'S SOLILOQUY is the story of Polk Fauxston, a recent college grad trying to make a life for himself in Washington, DC. He navigates the city as he moves through his life with the help of friends and the specter of relationships past, present, and possible future. He explores the roads of love, work and passion in his search for a life worth living.
A Song for Julia
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Series: Thompson Sisters, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,530. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by Cincinnatus Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Crank Wilson left his South Boston home at sixteen to start a punk band and burn out his rage at the world. Julia Thompson left a secret behind in Beijing that exploded into scandal in Washington, DC, threatening her father's career and dominating her family's life.When Julia and Crank meet at an anti-war protest, the connection between them is so powerful it threatens to tear everything apart.
Sydney's Song
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 88,200. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
An undefeatable Sydney girl. An itinerant musician, Boston’s former child prodigy. Two lost souls brought together by the 2000 Sydney Olympics and thrown into a roller-coaster of their very own personal Olympics. Set in Sydney and Boston where heartbreaks are juxtaposed humour, this Humor Finalist of Readers Favorite's International Book Award is a love story no reader will ever forget.
Daron's Guitar Chronicles: Volume Four
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Series: Daron's Guitar Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 142,800. Language: American English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Continuing the tale of Daron and his band Moondog Three as he struggles with his sexuality and fame. The year is 1989, the band is taking off, and Daron has sworn off sleeping with Ziggy. But they're about to undertake a major, two-month summer tour, living in the same tour bus day after day. No, that won't be awkward and stress-inducing at all, will it? But sometimes love blossoms under duress...
Planning on Forever
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,990. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Collin and Alexa are the perfect couple; gorgeous, popular and hopelessly in love. With graduation day nearing and college life on the horizon, Collin flirts with infidelity and loses everything he has with Alexa. Will Alexa be able to forgive Collin or will they both discover that maybe their first love is not the love of their life?
Edentown
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Quirky private detective "Hawk" Hawking is hired to find a girl who may become a killer's next victim--a troubled fifteen-year-old paraplegic named Samantha Salinger. But Hawk's most devastating discovery is that the killer threatens not only both of their lives, but the nature of existence itself.
Big Rain Little Rain
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You set the price! Words: 33,880. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A coming of age story.
Starved
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,070. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Adolescence
The day high-school senior Nathan Thomas throws up at school without needing to use his fingers is the day he knows his eating disorder is completely out of his control. The night his mother finds him collapsed in the living room is the night he nearly dies from his starvation. He is rushed to the hospital and admitted to an adolescent eating disorders unit. He weighs 112 pounds.
Surviving Jardine
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,450. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012 by R. J. Buckley Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A coming of age novel set in the summer of 1948, when love, tragedy, and family conflict would join forces to coerce thirteen-year-old Timmy Armstrong's premature entry into manhood. When survival of a dying town battles a mine workers' union strike in Jardine, Montana, that could destroy life as it was. This story will make you laugh, and make you cry. It is guaranteed to grip you to the end.
Searching For Zeus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,860. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Searching For Zeus is a story about the inevitable journey that we all make when we say goodbye to our childhoods and embark upon the path that will turn us into adults. It is a story of love, pain, loss but, more importantly, becoming the person you were always truly meant to be.
FireGrrl
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,270. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Susan is determined to survive as a forest firefighter in a 1974 experiment few expect to succeed. Wildfire demands teamwork but hostilities simmer. Finally, it is Susan that must hold the line. Harrowing, poetic, and funny, FireGrrl reveals a workingman’s world and a woman’s place in it.
Scar Jewelry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
What do we really know about our parents or the ways they shape us? For twins Deirdre and Langston, 20, the answer is: not enough. With their father long dead, and their mother now in a coma, they realize they don't even know whom to notify. In fact, they understand almost nothing about their mother. They delve into her life and uncover secrets that revise the past and transform the future.
Dreams in the Medina
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,030. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
From the heart of Syria, Dreams in the Medina is a coming-of-age tale which explores the aspirations, passions and tragedies of a group of young Syrian women, who on the surface seem to have nothing in common but who are brought together in the deepest of bonds as they study and live together at the University of Damascus.
Ashley Templeton Is Ruining My Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,430. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012 by Foreverland Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
It's clear that this is not the seventh grade that Kyle Reedy had planned. And that's because of Ashley Templeton. He’s pretty sure that every single problem he's having is all her fault. [Middle Grade: Ages 8-12] "This novel is filled with laughs and irresistible characters. I loved them all—even Ashley Templeton." —Mary Vermillion, author of Seminal Murder