Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

War Game
By Nancy Werlin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jo and Lije were secret friends, talking at night from their windows across three feet of alley. It wasn't a big secret, their friendship. It was a little secret, something pleasant, but not really important. Until all the kids in the neighborhood joined forces to play a war game. Jo's war game.
Sparks in the Wind
By Shirley Meier
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,310. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013 by Wayne Borean. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Prince Arnziel Kenacyen has a problem. He's pretty sure his brother, the Emperor is trying to kill him.
Falling Stars
By Charles Sheehan-Miles
Series: Thompson Sisters, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,960. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Crank Wilson and Julia Thompson are at odds with each other at the end of the band's summer tour. As they set off on a five day drive back home, they'll contend with siblings, screaming matches, giant spiders and a pissed off marine. And the whole way, Crank will be faced with one question. After he screwed up so badly, is there any way he can win Julia back?
Dear Rockstar
By Emme Rollins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,040. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013 by Fido Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Turn up your collar, feather your hair, and splash on some Polo, because we’re going back to the ‘80’s when MTV played music videos, there was no such thing as American Idol, and becoming a star meant doing nothing short of crazy for that one, big break.
I Can Do Anything
By Ron Aylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Connor Anthony Michael Holbook is an autistic twenty-four year old who, works stuffing envelopes for an Atlanta insurance company, knows all the Zip Codes used by the United States and its territories, is a tea connoisseur, loves to read, is searching for God, and is now writing a book to prove that he can do anything!
Blind Sight (The Celadon Circle)
By Nicole Storey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,340. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
We all have our demons. No one knows this better than Jordan Bailey. At an age when most girls are dating, going to parties, and planning for college, Jordan spends her time studying ancient lore, cleaning weapons, and keeping humanity safe from evil. It's hard to plan a future when you aren't promised tomorrow...
Forbidden
By Tony Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 210,520. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Forbidden is set on the French-Creole island of Saint Helen in a society whose past is rooted in the horrors of slavery, and where social status is determined by the colour of your skin. Christian Joseph, a mulatto born out of wedlock, discovers his father has left his plantation to Christian’s mother. This causes controversy and turmoil in the lives of all those associated with the estate.
The Convention
By Robert Collins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,250. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
David Chalmers is attending Mo-Kan 2, a science fiction convention in Kansas City. He’s there because a national Doctor Who group has big plans for the future. During the con he meets fellow fan Lila Woodson and the members of another fan group, the Space Rats. Will this convention alter David’s future? Will Lila win the costume contest? Should we be afraid of Doctor Who: The Wrath of Kroll?
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. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Boys & Men
(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.
Peter Peacock Passes
By Dr James T. Baker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,120. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Peter Peacock Passes is the tale of a Texas youth in the 1960's who has to come to terms with his desire to become a minister and find a meaningful relationship. Follow Peter's misadventures as he learns to minister to his flock and the women he meets along the way. When one adds in the needs of those Peter ministers to, the path to the straight and narrow becomes complicated.
Unbreak Me
By Lexi Ryan
Series: New Hope, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Twenty-one year old college dropout Maggie Thompson returns home to be a bridesmaid in her ex-fiancé’s wedding to her sister. Maggie hopes to salvage her long-tarnished reputation and strained relationship with her family, but finds herself caught in a web of secrets and deception between the man who once promised to fix her and the sexy ex-rocker who gives her permission to break.
Dorothy Before the Twister
By Pat Sewell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A coming of age story about a girl who grows up solely in the company of adults during the Dust Bowl.
After the Race
By Michael B Jones
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,440. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
After the Race recounts the unraveling of the family Reed. and the raw, serpentine trails blazed by the father-son pair of Wayne—an Army Special Forces veteran whose reckless pursuit of contentment propels the story—and Charles—a gifted runner whose effortless successes on the track contrast his struggles everywhere else. A father-son drama in the tradition of The Great Santini.
Amazed by her Grace, Book III
By Janet Walker
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 92,200. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
Our Kingdom of Dust
By Leonard Kinsey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,690. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Bamboo Forest Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(3.00 from 1 review)
A modern fairy tale from the bestselling author of "The Dark Side of Disney". Man-child Blaine McKinnon is brilliant, wealthy, and completely alone. After an emotional breakdown, Blaine starts a new life at the only place he was ever truly happy: Walt Disney World. But he soon finds that just below the surface of his childhood paradise lies a kingdom corrupted by drugs, violence, and deceit.
Atom Heart John Beloved
By Luke Hartwell
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 66,580. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Atom Heart John Beloved chronicles the lives of two boys who become friends at age thirteen. The story is told by eighteen-year-old John, who quietly whispers to his best friend one night in bed, "Do me." John's narrative voice is one of the most unique in gay literature. Atom Heart John Beloved is literate, intimate, erotic, and delightful, delivering unexpected moments of grace.
Mediterranean (Sunrise)
By Panait Istrati
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 34,280. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
_Mediterranean (Sunrise)_ follows the young vagabond Adrien Zograffi as he sets sail from his native Romania. At sea, he meets Moussa, a Romanian Jew traveling to Alexandria, Egypt, in an attempt to bring a wayward daughter, Sarah, now being pimped by her boyfriend, back into the fold. Adrien and Moussa join forces and are witnesses to and participants in the events that seal Sarah's fate.
Eversea: a love story
By Natasha Boyd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Eversea: a love story, is a Winter Rose Contest FINALIST ~ An orphaned, small-town, southern girl, held hostage by responsibility and self-doubt. A Hollywood A-list mega-star, on the run from his latest scandal and with everything to lose. A chance encounter that leads to an unlikely arrangement and epic love affair that will change them both forever. "Total escapism!" ~ Aestas Book Blog
Know Not Why: A Novel
By Hannah Johnson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,650. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
0.75 star(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?
Kingdom of the Sun
By Ariffa Bevin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,530. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Truth. Hope. Honor. Happiness...In the modern-day Kingdom of Sooryan the meaning of these four words fade as light leaves the sky during sunset...But as reassuring and as promising that the sun will rise again each day, Helena will fight for something that most want, but are not brave enough to make: Change.