Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Barefoot in the City of Broken Dreams
Series: Russel Middlebrook: The Futon Years, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,520. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Russel Middlebrook, gay and 24, has moved to Los Angeles with his boyfriend to try to make it as a screenwriter. But working in Hollywood isn't anything like it is in the movies, and Russel grows increasingly desperate to learn the secret to Tinseltown success. A "new adult" companion novel to 2014's The Thing I Didn't Know I Didn't Know, by the author of the gay teen classic, Geography Club.
A River in a Bottle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,340. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 1 review)
A charming little story about a summer spent growing up in southern Louisiana.
Lemons To Lemonade -- Growing up Poor in 1950s Atlanta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
On the south side of Atlanta during the 1950s and 60s there once lived two little sisters. Share their struggles as they are raised by parents who care mostly about themselves and their addictions. You will come to appreciate their ability to face life with courage and hope while wrestling with fear and poverty.
Know Not Why: A Novel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 112,650. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Howie gets a job at a hokey arts ‘n crafts store to meet girls. Instead, he meets Arthur. Sure, Arthur is smart and charming and has distractingly magnificent eyelashes, but there’s no getting away from one troublesome fact: he’s a dude. And Howie, who’s spent the past twenty-two years being strictly unexceptional, isn’t about to shake up his whole (mediocre) existence now. ... Right?
Good Intentions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,010. Language: American English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bev Ransom has a secret. Her family has a secret, too. When her father dies, Rene Lawson, Bev's employer, is there for Bev. Then one day, Bev goes to work and by evening Rene is dead. Strange people show up at Rene's funeral. It's easier to delve into the mystery surrounding Rene than to deal with her own secrets until she finds that no one is who they claim to be. Who can Bev trust?
The Landing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,570. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » General
The power of a song. It can ignite a heart, heal a soul—or for Danny Bale, resurrect a destiny. When songwriter Danny escaped to the Atlantic coast seven years ago, he laid to rest his affection for childhood friend Meghan Harting. Now haunted by an inner stronghold as memories resurface, Danny must create a masterpiece and battle to win the heart of the only woman who understands his music.
Wolverine's Daughter
Series: The Wolverine's Daughter. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,270. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Wolverine’s Daughter is hard-tempered by her struggle to survive in the hostile Keturan mountains; she knows nothing of the Outlands, or of her father...or of the curse behind her puzzling clumsiness. But she’s about to find out what it means to visit those Outlands...and they’re about to find out what it means to have her.
Smoke Damage
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 77,630. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Smoke Damage is a work of narrative nonfiction whose heroine, a young mother raising children in a post-9/11 world, recounts growing up in circumstances where all that was stable and familiar change drastically, but in ways closer to home. When one parent retreats into chronic illness and alcoholism, the other takes on a secret lifestyle, leaving the narrator to cope with issues beyond her age
The Scribe's Daughter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,990. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Usurped foreign thrones, vengeful noblemen, hardship, trauma and danger… Is information about Kassia’s past, about the mysteries of her family’s history, reward enough to face a future she doesn’t want? Only an unyielding inner strength will help her survive, and only then will she discover that contrary to her prior beliefs, she is not defined by external things, that she is worthy to be loved.
Fall To You
Series: Here and Now, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,520. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In book 2 of the Here and Now series, a spin-off of Lexi Ryan's New York Times and USA Today bestselling New Hope series, Hanna Thompson finds herself torn between the man who stole her heart and wants to let her go and the man who broke her heart and wants to be her future.
Chet: Whispers From the Past
Series: Chet, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 168,780. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Chet is a battered old ‘64 Chevy pickup that was there on the night Charles’ life imploded. For nearly 30 years, it has been locked away in an old barn, safely out of sight if not completely out of mind. For decades, Charles has blamed the old pickup for the destruction of his life, now he’s about to find that the vehicle that destroyed his life may be the key to bringing him back into the light.
From The Dead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,460. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Jesse Barlow escaped to Hollywood, he hungered for fame-but eleven years of failure result in a drug-induced suicide attempt. Revived at death's door, Jesse returns to his hometown to make amends. But Jesse's commitment becomes a baptism by fire when his secret son's illness calls for a sacrifice-one that could cost Jesse the very life he regained. A story of mercy, hope and second chances.
Amazed by her Grace, Book III
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 95,960. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 1 review)
APRIL 2015 EDITION! For any teacher who’s ever had a student pet comes the story of Grace, the admired P.E. teacher and coach whose wall of fascinating aloofness and privacy begins to fall when she meets the shy, disarming, gifted student athlete Tracy. What the beautiful Miss Grace doesn't want Tracy to find out is that not everything that glitters in Grace's life is gold.
The Yam Po Club
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,390. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Africa
Boarding school – a painful rite of passage which remains forever etched in memories long after the days of confinement are over. At least that’s the impression Onyebuchi has been given by her older brother. The Yam Po Club is a coming of age story about a group of girls who defy the odds to form a lasting friendship and survive the many trials of boarding school life.
Between These Walls
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,260. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Hunter Carlisle is a Christian, the man next door. He also hides an attraction to other men. When Hunter befriends Gabe Hellman, a handsome massage therapist, Hunter begins to reconsider the boundaries of attraction. Now Hunter must face the demons of his past and confront his long-held fears about reputation, sexual identity, and matters of soul in a story of faith, fire and restoration.
The Muse
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,340. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Jane Knoll creates an online alter ego and starts to follow her co-worker, Eva, on Twitter. Face-to-face, Jane is nothing more than Eva’s nondescript, clumsy co-worker—a social catastrophe. But, behind the safety of her laptop screen, she becomes confident and empowered. The problem? Can she live the rest of her life as an alter ego?
The Battle of Neuschwanstein
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,860. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bazan lives both in Real World and in cyberspace. There are strange things both places, among them; girls. He builds the magnificent castle Neuschwanstein for the annual Spring Games. Bazan and his tribe have to fight for their kingdom. During the game, he gets to know the mysterious Lady Mer.
The Youth & Young Loves of Oliver Wade: Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,440. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ollie Wade navigates fifteen years of boys and heartache in this collection of short stories.
Literature Companion: The Virgin Suicides
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 90 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 273. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The story revolves around the lives of five sisters, the Lisbon girls. The people living in their community are quite fascinated by the acts of these five sisters because they can’t explain for their acts.
Emerging Legacy: A Story of the Wolverine's Daughter
Series: The Wolverine's Daughter, Book 0. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Award-winning author Doranna Durgin has over 49 novels and stories. Emerging Legacy is a story featuring the Wolverine's Daughter, in which the slavers who capture Kelyn's youthful hunting pack also threaten her village, which depends on the meat and trade pelts the pack brings in. But except for Kelyn, the pack is drugged…and Kelyn's nickname is Kelyn the Clumsy.