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The Johnny Moss Room by Ellen Kesend
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 80,270. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It takes a lot of guts to be Merv Moss's daughter and even more to love him. In this dramedy about the complicated bonds between fathers and daughters,17-year-old budding film genius Lilo Moss struggles to touch the grace and forgiveness that will lead her to come to terms with her outrageous ex-comic dad before it's too late. Set in 1960s New York and Miami, when all the world was changing.
The Thing I Didn't Know I Didn't Know by Brent
Series: Russel Middlebrook: The Futon Years, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,470. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Twenty-three-year-old Russel Middlebrook searches for the secret to gay life and love in trendy Seattle. A "new adult" novel by the author of the gay teen classic, Geography Club.
Know Not Why: A Novel by Hannah Johnson
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?
The Paddy Stories: Book One by John Justice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,150. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Blind Paddy Flynn, orphaned at 8, travels from Philadelphia to California in 1947 to live with his aunt and uncle. He’s soon reunited with Lucy, his special friend from Philadelphia. With his loving nature, courage, and can-do spirit, Paddy brings joy and inspiration to many others and even stands up to bullies. But how will he adjust to life at a school for the blind? To be continued in Book Two.
I Love Him, I Love Him Not by Ella Martin
Series: Westgate Prep. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,650. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Talia’s life has been turned upside down. There’s too much hitting her at once and she’s not ready to deal with any of it. The one person she can always turn to is her best friend Jake, and he’s being secretive. And that hurts more than she thought possible. Talia hates that she’s jealous of the new girl in Jake’s life, especially since she can’t decide if she loves him … or if she loves him not.
Reflections: A Story of Friendship by Jeff Hopkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,370. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It is the 25th April 1919 and Captain Christopher Murphy has been invited back to his old school, Guildale College, to deliver an address in the first year of peace after The Great War. When he arrives at East Guildale railway station, which is adjacent to the school, a flood of memories come rushing back. He now knows what he must say and walks to the school to deliver his address.
Life Drawings by Philip Newey
Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 55,300. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Tom and Diane are two young misfits who embark upon a timid relationship. Supported by friends and family, harassed by an increasingly disturbed Anglican priest, they begin an exploratory journey, discovering themselves and each other. But a dark secret from Diane's past is slowly closing in on them. Do Tom and Diane have a future together? Who will live, and who will die?
The Cranberry Hush: A Novel by Ben Monopoli
Price: $5.89 USD. Words: 79,660. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Two young men struggle to find their places in the world and in each other's lives after college.
Leviathan's War by Lee Laughead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,250. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
After surviving a car crash, Rock Island, Illinois teenager Levi Strauss undergoes an unprecedented and unexplainable change: His body cannot be damaged, and he has nearly limitless supernatural strength and endurance. Resolving to become the world's first superhero, he puts on a ski mask and heads to Chicago to fight crime on the streets while conversing with his family back home.
Fighting Against Gravity by Rutherford Rankin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,900. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Michelkin Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
All he ever wanted was to feel normal. Meet Londres Leon, a child born on a stormy, chaotic night where tragedy follows tragedy. As Londres grows up, the chaos only gets worse. It's more than a coming of age story. It's more than an adventure. It's more than you can ever imagine. It's a story of struggle, heartache, and tragedy with a surprise ending you have to read to believe.
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