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Far from Newark Parts I & II by Warren Lieberman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,190. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Lee Gregory, a naive college dropout, leaves his hometown in search of a new life. Without direction or guidance he spends one summer at the Jersey shore before joining the army. His hopes of avoiding combat by training in electronics go awry and he finds himself ill-prepared for combat and captivity. A surprise savior appears and he begins a spiritual adventure.
Black Night Orange Day by C E Turner
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 41,030. Language: Australian English. Published: August 26, 2016 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Coming of age
Hit-and-run, drug dealers, spiked drinks, a Queen Bitch, loneliness, friendship and love. All of it, and more, happened on one dark night around Wakehurst Parkway in the northern beaches of Sydney. Yet, as different as the frightening events seemed, there was a connection between them and those involved in them. Could it all be resolved before the dawning of the Orange Day? It seemed unlikely.
Death and Life and Death by Michael Allender
Series: The Life and Times of Bindigo and Abbie Joules, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Abbie Joules and her older brother, Bendigo, have to face the reality of mortality as their favorite aunt--Sherry--succumbs to a deadly disease. Fighting despair, Bendigo volunteers at the hospital, trying to drown his sorrow in good deeds for the less fortunate, a tribute to his beloved aunt. But in an act of devilish irony, he encounters evil incarnate.
Childhood's End and Other Teenage Dreams, A Short Story Collection by Tristan Taylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,470. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
CHILDHOOD'S END AND OTHER TEENAGE DREAMS, A SHORT STORY COLLECTION is a collection thirteen short stories focusing on things we all share and relate to like first loves, high school crushes, awkward romances, sibling relationships, or a love for stories featuring tortured souls stuck in limbo, demonic entities, and costumed adventurers battling vicious villains.
Dust by Penning Princess Publishing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,650. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Coming of age
Kill and Liv embark on a relationship previously uncharted for either and quickly discover how hard it is just sifting through life’s ashes. Can two damaged souls find a way to heal old wounds, or will trying only ruin them forever?
In Love with a Ruthless, Calloused Billionaire Trilogy by Aubrey A. Monroe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,650. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016 and represented by H.J. Yang. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
Hazel Norris had sworn off relationships—and men. After divorcing her ex-husband (after finding out he cheated) she was determined to stand-up on her own two feet and become the independent woman she needed to be. And that required finding a job.
White Man Book by Robin Wyatt Dunn
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 20,300. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
WHITE MAN BOOK is part jeremiad, part expose, part prose poetry novel. It endeavors to wrestle with the implications of our beloved James Baldwin’s observation that the white man is the “real nigger baby."
Paying for College - The Novel by Kenneth Szulczyk
Price: Free! Words: 66,950. Language: American English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Brothers, all I wanted to do was attend a university and escape a small town with no job prospects or future. But it seems every time I opened my mailbox at the dorm, I pulled out another tuition bill with a looming due date. So I had to do the unthinkable. Break a few rules. Do some insane things. Then everything just became crazy.
And The Dog Barks On Some More... A 21st Century Adult Fairy Tale Continued by E. P. Lee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,830. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Alternative history
He's baaaaaack... Yes, Eric's back with Freud by his side and moving right along. And what Eric sees. WHAT HE SEES! Life in America ain't what she used to be... "No Siree Bob..," Or Julie... " No Siree..." AND WHAT HE SEES... And yet there's a normalcy to his existence that wasn't there before... a conundrum all of that. A conundrum... a conundrum... And forward, we continue forward...
Love Signs by Mary Kennedy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,080. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
Tracy Adams trusts her horoscope. When the stars predict she'll meet a good-looking boy, Jeff Nichols shows up. But the stars warn Tracy not to mistake friendship for love. Now she's confused. Jeff is everything she wants in a boyfriend, but her horoscope insists Steve Richards is a better match, even though they have nothing in common.
Three Families: A Novella and Two Plays by Bear Kosik
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,900. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2016. Categories: Plays » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Coming of age
Bear Kosik explores the dynamics of families and their friends in three formats. Boots on the Ground recounts the story of a WWII veteran and his greatest wish. Father's Day draws us into the life of a grad student facing loss on many levels. Mother Explains reveals surprises among surprise party guests. Each vividly displays the interplay of emotions that permeate family relationships.
Me, The Biological by B. R. Miller
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,420. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Three step brothers rampage their way through childhood – playing in the streets, making forts. From the intense family unity that surrounds a child to the resilience and strength of brotherhood to the profound isolation a young man endures as he begins to see himself in the world, this novel reinvents the coming-of-age story in a way that is sucker-punch powerful.
Pearl of the seas, a fairytale by Ruth Finnegan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
A fairytale for children of all ages ,above all the preteens, about a fantastic adventure through the seas to a land of paradise, in which Chris, ably helped by Kate (with her darning and her incapacity with numbers) and Kate's dog Holly, overcome innumerable dangers by sea and land, ending in a sore sacrifice and a family tea. The prequel to the inspirational award-winning 'Black Inked Pearl'
Dead Dogs & Splintered Hearts by Tom Ward
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,680. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Urban
“Read everything with his name on” – Tony Parsons “A little bit of Fellini/Fitzgerald in feeling” – Oliver Stone In these 24 short stories, author Tom Ward invites you inside a world at times heartbreaking, occasionally violent, and often perverse.
Sweet Sorrow by Tricia Drammeh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,290. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Rowan earns the part of Juliet in the school play, but it’s impossible to concentrate on her lines when her crush is cast as Romeo. Eddie is a fallen football hero who has lost the respect of his peers and earned the animosity of Rowan's father, the high school football coach. Eddie's tarnished past collides with Rowan's dark secrets, and suddenly, the whole school becomes a stage.
Running Over Rainbows by Erin O'Quinn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,230. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Coming of age
Teenager Caylith is “imprisoned” for six months learning how to become a proper young lady. Her reluctant handler is Marrie AppleSprout, the elderly aunt of her father. The despised relative is just as much a stubborn, willful renegade as her niece—a fact she keeps well hidden from Caylith! What happens when a white pony and a white unicorn gallop into the lives of both these red-headed hellions?
Please Don't Eat the Penguins by Robert P. Hansen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,030. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age
The earth has experienced a catastrophic environmental disaster that has left much of the world uninhabitable, and humanity has begun to colonize the solar system. Offworld postings are at a premium, and this year Moon Base has two openings—and six candidates. The testing of these candidates is usually routine, but not this time. This time, Meg Arnold is involved….
No Accident: A Teen Novel: A young adult paranormal mystery by Emma Right
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,810. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
Mysteries. Lies. Truths. When young Mary Jane moves into their new home she suspects the house holds many secrets. Her parents behave suspiciously and hide a past that threatens to push her to the brink of insanity. Can she trust her family if they cannot tell her the truth? How much of the truth can Mary Jane handle and need to unravel the mysteries of the house, as well as her dark past?
Rebuilding Me by Jamie White
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,580. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Coming of age
Courtney's world has been shattered. Crippled by grief and guilt, she isn't even sure what's real and what isn't anymore. Santiago has just begun following in his family's tradition when he comes across a wild, lost-looking girl. She's rude and violent, but something about her calls to him, and he resolves to help her. Will Courtney be able to pull herself out of the darkness she's been lost in?
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