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Run Away Charlotte by HM Shander
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,250. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(4.33 from 3 reviews)
When you give your heart away to the one person who made it whole but couldn't commit, and another guy sweeps you off your feet and gives you everything you want, what do you do? Who do you choose? How do you win the battle between what's logical in your head verses what's love in your heart?
Lighting the World by Merle Drown
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,390. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Wade Rule reveals to his classmate Maria that he plans to run off to Vermont to escape his domineering mother. When Maria tells him she'd rather run off than live with her father, Wade makes up his mind to take Maria along. But when he shows up at school with a shotgun to fetch her, things go horribly wrong.
The Youth & Young Loves of Oliver Wade: Stories by Ben Monopoli
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.
The Thing I Didn't Know I Didn't Know by Brent Hartinger
Series: Russel Middlebrook: The Futon Years, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,520. 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.
In the Twilight of the Moon by Dominic Spano
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,440. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In the Twilight of the Moon is a story of familial love, set against the backdrop of an emotionally dysfunctional family. It follows the lives of three brothers who vie for the approval of their emotionally distant father in destructive ways.
The Landing by John Herrick
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.
The Summer of Our Discontent by Jacquel Chrissy May
Series: The Green Hill Mystery Manor, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,730. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Shara Shinnok is a boring girl from the cool state of California. When her family uproots itself and moves to the tiny city of Harrison Creek, Oregon, Shara is sure that her life will remain the same. But when she discovers that her cousin Tanya has disappeared and she meets her cousin's friends, Shara finds out things about Tanya that she never knew and must save her friends from a cruel stalker.
From The Dead by John Herrick
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.
Between These Walls by John Herrick
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.
Good Intentions by Aya Walksfar
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?
Scar Jewelry by Sue Perry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 6 reviews)
What do we really know about our parents or the ways they shape us? For twins Deirdre and Langston, 20, the answer is: not enough. With their father long dead, and their mother now in a coma, they realize they don't even know whom to notify. In fact, they understand almost nothing about their mother. They delve into her life and uncover secrets that revise the past and transform the future.
Imagine This by Sade Adeniran
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 95,810. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Imagine This is the story of a young girl’s journey from childhood to adulthood. Lola Ogunwole leaves all that is familiar behind in London and is sent to live in a village in Nigeria. Dogged by events she has no control over Lola’s journal is a compelling story about one girl’s resilience against the odds, which culminates in the bittersweet fulfilment of a long held desire.
Promises by Carolyn Roosth
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 68,360. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Promises is the story of a young girl’s struggle to define herself according to the ideals of success and education taught by her parents. Helen’s journey is fraught with unexpected tragedies and desertions. She makes promises as a way of bargaining to deal with her guilt and grief. Helen learns to depend on family, friends, and her singing ability to achieve her goals.
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 » Literature » 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?
Choices Made: Fathers and Sons by Christine McMahon
Series: Choices Made, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,310. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(Book 2) After three years on the streets, Jamy MacGregor-aka: Lord Chance, tries to break free of his past to find a relationship with his biological father whom he has never met. Ideological dreams of family presses him toward a man who sees him as 'white trash'. Facing trauma, betrayal, and grave disappointment, Jamy wades through his ideas of family to make a demanding choice. Should he stay?
A River in a Bottle by Mark Lutenbacher
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.
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 Muse by Suzie Carr
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?