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Point A to Point Z by Ginney Etherton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,840. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Zak and his grandmother travel as emissaries to countries emerging into a shifting world. Experiencing Mongolia's lush northern steppes from horseback and the Gobi desert from camelback exposes the contrasts of miners versus herders. Zak finds the power of photography in Angola's slums, warships, waterfalls, and jungles, where developers and corruption leave villagers struggling to survive.
Lodging -- A Love Story by M.T. Bass
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Coming of age
While World War II engulfs every nation on the globe, Rebecca and her high school friend Sarah can only dream of escaping a dreary, wind-blown existence in western Kansas, until their boring, stodgy old hometown fills with handsome young men learning to fly Army Air Corps bombers known as Liberators, and their lives are suddenly filled with temptation and, perhaps, true love.
Those Who Dare To Dream: A Young Man's War by Leif Gregersen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,400. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » Canada
This book for young adults follows a teenager as he deals with the harsh realities of life during the second world war. When we first meet the main character, he is stuck in a small coal mining town in Alberta, Canada and it seems there is little hope that he will ever escape it. Time and circumstance makes him run away to lie about his age and fight in the Canadian army in world war two.
The Printer's Apprentice by Drew Banton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,210. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A young print shop assistant encounters a daunting task at work, left wing politics, sub-standard housing and the exotically beautiful wife of a local TV celebrity. Can his coworker, a vibrant young secretary, help him overcome these challenges?
Playing the 'Son' Card by Wilson James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,530. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Troy lost his father at age 9. Ever since then, he’s been steadily losing confidence in himself and his ability to make his way in the world. Troy is increasingly the target of bullies at school and he’s just hanging on. He hates school and socializing has become torture. Now age 12, he has one chance to change his life and start new. Will he meet the challenge or will he remain a victim?
The Apple Tree Man by Joel Arnold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Ever heard the legend of the Apple Tree Man? Leave him the last apple of the season or else next year's crop will go bad. In this short story, the legend turns sinister when a group of friends get even with old man Hench. Years later, still full of regret over what transpired that night so long ago, the friendsbegin to die one by one. Coincidence? Or has the Apple Tree Man come to exact revenge?
Crosswinds: Past, Present, and Future Combine by April D Brown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,510. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
As a cultural anthropologist, Terra is always outside, looking in. Her winter reprieve in a tiny village of mixed heritage families should be no different. Their fragmented stream of life sweeps her off her feet, and threatens all she knows of her own past, and future. Some wish the whole village to flounder on the border of their homeland. Terra must tame the stream back into its banks.
Robert's Ride by Wilson James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,910. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
Born in a small town in rural Georgia, Robert is placed in a foster home after being orphaned at five. After too long, he is finally one of the lucky ones. He struggles to make sure his new adoptive mother likes him and wants to keep him, in spite of the fact that she really has no idea what to do with a child. Robert desperately tries to figure out to read her and please her. Can it work out?
Mara: A Georgian Romance by Barbara T. Cerny
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,750. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
The clean and sweet version of 'Of Angels and Orphans' A poor little rich girl meets an orphan boy and their friendship soars. Mara tells the romantic yet realistic tale of an overweight, neglected, posh young girl who befriends a poor, courageous orphan and his three friends.
Forgiven by Geoff Lawson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,210. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Rachel is young, charming and troubled - a social outcast; but by chance, all that will change when she meets Richard, although potential trouble still abounds. Richard is keen to prove that he is worthy, but errs when he volunteers to fight in South Africa and leaves her under a cloud. Meanwhile, Rachel's safety is compromised and drastic measures are required to get her back.
Magdalena Gottschalk: The Crooked Trail by M. Gail Grant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,840. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Coming of age
Magdalena Gottschalk and her thirteen-year-old friends discover a hidden secret living amongst them, in the quaint town of Lily Brooke. Hang on to your witch hat as the adventures of MALB, the Mystical Alliance of Lily Brooke, unfold on the pages. A coming of age novel for middle grade to preteens incorporating life lessons of friendship, responsibility, courage, and embracing differences.
Before My Favorite: Series Prequel (The Lake Effect Series) by Rue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Coming of age
Gwenn wants out of the family. Rachel wants out of the closet. The Hutchinson sisters are a product of their environment. Unfortunately that environment is short on love and long on religious guilt. Buy yours today! Take a peek behind the altar.
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.
Bunting, Bicycles and Blackmail by Ches Torrants
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,870. Language: British English. Published: August 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Coming of age
(A novella) In 1953, Coronation Year, wartime rationing is almost over. Things can only get better. Daniel is leaving school. He gives up his part-time job at the warehouse where such puzzling things have happened. He wants to work as a mechanic but Mum wants him to aim higher and to marry a better class of girl.
Salute (A Patriotic Short Story) by Mark S. R. Peterson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
COREY LITTLE doesn’t have many friends his own age. Instead, his best friend, HAROLD PHELPS, is a white-haired old man and World War II veteran who sparks a new love of life through fishing.
Henry Asks by Karen Cogan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 610. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Coming of age
Henry, the little bear, is curious. He asks lots of questions about the world around him. However, there is one thing that does not make him curious. It happens when his sister, Betty, cooks a meal.