Fiction » Coming of age

The Last Shadow Gate: The Shadow Gate Chronicles Book I
You set the price! Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2020 by neverhavenpress. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Coming of age
Summer vacation was never supposed to be like this. Naomi and her half-brother Gavin are forced to spend their summer with their great-grandmother in upstate New York. They discover a gateway between worlds and must settle their differences in order to find the elusive shadow gate that will take them home again.
Jenna Chips is Ready for the Real World
Price: Free! Words: 60,540. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: January 12, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Jenna Chips is on a tour guided by recordings left to her by her mom, before she died of cancer. Through the recordings she learns more about her mother's past and the choices she made. Jenna also learns to make her own choices as she goes along and slowly, gradually starts her own life guided by her mother, friends and her father who she had never met before.
Favorite Crush
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,690. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Coming of age
Penny refuses to be a gold digger like her mother and wants to be an engineer. However billionaire Jay Marshall is everything she never wanted and can’t get out of her head.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,280. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Two elderly ladies find a young scared girl huddling in a ditch. She's hurt, dirty, cold, and hungry. They don't know where she came from, or where she was heading. Suspecting she's a runaway, they take her home, not even knowing her name because she isn't talking. And she won't until she learns if she can trust them or not. No one else so far has been kind enough to care. Who is she, and why?
Supporting the Homeless: How We Made L.A. Safe for Art, 1984-1994
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 174,970. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age
The Art Scene in Los Angeles declares war against the System. Unfortunately, the System is just a bunch of homeless sleeping in the streets outside their Downtown lofts. A Bildungsroman that even a critical theorist at Cal-Arts can love, and 100% true.
Treehouse Telephone
Price: Free! Words: 115,220. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
This is an experiment. You climb up into your treehouse in your backyard. Grab the tin can. I'll climb up into the treehouse in my backyard. I'll grab my tin can. Make sure the string is taunt. Hold the tin can to your ear. I'll tell you my stories.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 120,050. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Anna Nolon is obsessive – about everything. She worries about her grades, her appearance, germs, the pattern of her footsteps, the number of syllables in the words she says, her parents' approval, the future and, most of all, death. It’s okay – so does everyone else. This is Equilibria: the first society built to accommodate OCD.
Price: Free! Words: 56,070. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
During the summer of 1971, Stevie’s tranquil life in the bourgeois society of Nantes is about to take a turn for the worse. Despite his young age, he embarks on a road where few adults are able to follow, thus exploring all aspects of life in this candid and bare-it-all account of his 'not for the faint-hearted' routine.
Making It
Price: Free! Words: 209,150. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Len Andrews, an 18 year orphan in 1982, does not know what to do with his life. He helps his uncle renovate a house, works in a factory and learns how to use WordStar and VisiCalc. His uncle dies and Len inherits his cottage and some money. He gets a job selling computers, manages a store, falls in love, marries and finds a way to earn thousands of dollars a month doing little work.
The Black Bridge
Series: A Time Before Facebook, Book 3. You set the price! Words: 127,300. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Jimmy, a young boy growing up in both Idaho and Canada, experiences many new and exciting adventures. Come join him.
On Raspberry Lane
Price: Free! Words: 64,920. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
On Raspberry Lane is as compassionate as it is unforgiving, as uplifting as it is heartbreaking, an exploration into the worn and hopeful corners of Americana.
Bells Above Greens
Price: Free! Words: 58,800. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
In this tender love story, Sam explores his trust of friendship and love under the bells of the Fighting Irish.
The Forsaken One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,470. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Book Two in the long-anticipated Citizen series. Broken and tired after a series of devastating losses, Lysa struggles to make sense of all that she has lost. Not only does The Resistance face starvation, but a traitor is within their midst. Will she survive long enough to discover the traitor, or will she find help in the most unexpected place?
Look at That
Price: Free! Words: 52,000. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A writer is on the verge of sending his novel to a publishing house. Before doing so, he reads it again, making comments time and again in the margins so as to integrate them into the final version. At the end, however, realising that the text badly needs them in order to properly function, he suddenly decides to send the text and comments together as a whole.
Club Cain
Price: Free! Words: 56,180. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the dystopian near future, there are two classes of people—the users and the used. I'm a recovered drug addict. But now teens in New York are disappearing, so I have return to my dark past to find out why. My hunt leads me down into an even darker place. And I don't know if the strange psychic experiences I'm having are real or all in my mind.
The Streets of Paris
Price: Free! Words: 53,770. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Two young men are stranded in Paris, writing a new tragedy about a teenage girl.
The Accompanied Development Program
Price: Free! Words: 62,590. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
This novel, set in a fictional future world, is a story of love, trust and care. The protagonist grows from a girl of ten into a teenager and is supported in a way, our present society cannot provide. The author was influenced by the horrible (and century-old) fact of mass child abuse and the obvious incapability of preventing it. Yet, this story cannot give any realistic and applicable answers.
Tangled up in Blue
Price: Free! Words: 86,850. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Coming of age
Luke Perlith is a closeted black teenager with a gift for piano playing, two things he tries to keep private from the world. When he meets the wealthy swimmer Santos Rodriguez, both of his secrets are at risk of being revealed when Santos hears his music and talks of record deals and concerts. When Luke’s father is struck in a car accident, however, Santos is the one who has his own secrets.
Lovesick Little
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,380. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Fairy tales
This tribute, as beautifully wrought as it is at times shocking and raw, takes place at the point where two worlds collide, and an unforgettable ascension begins.
Price: Free! Words: 60,030. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.00 from 1 review)
Eddie is living on the edge in his last year of high school, as he battles the demons of depression and anxiety. Unable to understand his affliction, he lives fast and plays hard trying to stay one step ahead of his illness. He boxes, plays football, and falls in love while falling apart at the seams. He finds himself at war with his father, himself, and anyone else who comes looking.

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