Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

The Skin of Water
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,510. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Empowerment is just a word...until you live it. Lisel Martinez is not a rough-&-tumble kind of girl, so what is someone more interested in books and plants than having a hot social life doing out on the most dangerous streets in San Francisco? Is there really anything someone without a home can do to stay safe in a place that's anything but?! (Available in trade, mass market, & e-editions.)
The World Disappears: A Novel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,960. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Is your imagination worth $1 million? Struggling to complete his life’s work, a Japanese video game inventor turns to a piano prodigy for help, setting off a quixotic course of events that could end the world. The World Disappears is a coming-of-age story about friendship, loss, and the power of the imagination.
Dwaze spiegelbeelden / under construction
Price: Free! Words: 4,890. Language: Dutch. Published: February 4, 2016 by KollectiefMaksimaal. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Wanneer een tweeling op jonge leeftijd van elkaar gescheiden wordt, zijn ze op hun telepathische krachten aangewezen om contact te houden. Dat loopt behoorlijk fout. Jef Louisa Versmissen beschrijft de wereld van adolescenten in een wilde rush van bier, sigaretten en woeste wijven.
Calmer Girls
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,170. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2016 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
After moving to a new city, sixteen-year-old Samantha Cross meets a boy with beautiful brown eyes—eyes that focus on her sister, Veronica. As Samantha falls in love with her sister’s boyfriend, one thing becomes clear: One of the Cross sisters is in for a broken heart.
A Private Place
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Abbie Hart feels like a fish out of water when she arrives at Miss Katherine's School for Girls. She soon finds herself in a sticky situation when she discovers she is sharing a room with two stepsisters who vehemently despise each other. Will Abbie escape being in the middle of a murderous rivalry that puts her life in danger or will her roommates' final confrontation also destroy her?
What They Left Behind
Price: Free! Words: 121,090. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Ben and Gennie Perrin, orphaned twins, are abused and abandoned by their brother. Luckily, they are adopted by a young couple and raised in San Francisco. Years later, while trying to bring their parents to California, they uncover something so unexpected it turns their world upside down. Will they reconcile with their past or will it leave them shattered like their city after the earthquake?
Sacrifice - A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 11,410. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Luua of Toor is expecting a spectacular marriage with her one and only now that she's of age, until the Elder busts the news that she's actually the village's sacrifice.
Letter to My Fifteen-Year-Old Self
Price: Free! Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
The narrator, now in her twenties, writes a letter to her younger self, giving her some much-needed advice about a boy.
Horse and Rider Thrown into the Sea
Price: Free! Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A short story about two single women raising their boys on an unnamed Caribbean island. With the rise of political tensions on the island, powerful forces threaten to tear the boys from their families. Wini and Miz K will do everything they can to protect the ones they love from the coming storm - but will it be enough?
The Hunt for the Dragon Master
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Bazan and his gang turns parts of the town into a Goth City in Augmented Reality. It is a birthday present for Schwarzen. During a virtual concert, a dragon destroys the town and kill most of the avatars. The kids must neutralize the Dragon Master, who are threatening their life in cyberspace.
The Courage of Others
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,600. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The true nature of each person is deeper than one’s skin, and the courage to confront depravity is often learned through the ‘courage of others’.
Deadly Veils Book One Provenance of Bondage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,480. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Sixteen-year-old Danielle DeCorso watches in fear for two men in a dusty black sedan who keep circling the house and harassing her with phone calls. They had drugged her, along with her cousin, Angie, and held them captive in their home for hours. Angie will not share her truth of that horrendous day, and Danielle's credibility is in question.
Gym Class
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2016 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Straight A student Gerald Morgan doesn’t want to ruin his grade point average with an F in gym class. So the out of shape teen asks the top runner at his high school for help. And soon discovers what she’s really running from. A short story for anyone who’s felt like giving up.
Fire in the Bones
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,870. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Spanning the years 1964-1972, Fire in the Bones follows Luke, an American boy plagued by panic and loneliness growing up in a nominally religious middle class family.
This Godforsaken Town
Price: Free! Words: 140,130. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Most people can't imagine that Sheila Auerbach has experienced anything more devastating than the carnage she's witness as a New York Times war correspondent. Though she came from a seemingly quiet, boring Nebraska town, Sheila Auerbach suffered her share of demons in her youth. And now she has to go home to face them all, including the man who changed her life on one godforsaken night.
Worthy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,380. Language: American English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
Seventeen-year-old Worthy lives in a house full of secrets. In the summer of 1946, a murder changes everything. Her plans to get out of Hogan’s Creek suddenly become tied up in a reckless yet exciting pursuit of truth and ultimately justice. She’ll nearly lose her life, but along the way she finds love, hope, and the truth about her family in unlikely places.
The Krampus on Chestnut Street: A Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,910. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The author sits back on his therapist’s chaise lounge and tells the story of his childhood encounter with a Krampus. This monster, well known in Alpine folklore, is a beast of great strength and ferocious temper whose mission is to punish bad children. The author reveals why he deserved to be targeted for such punishment in a story that is guaranteed to terrify.
Something Sweet
Price: Free! Words: 107,990. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » General
A man struggling with his life, nearing homelessness, finds himself on a hero's quest that kicks into motion events and circumstances that will change him fundmentally.
The Johnny Moss Room
Price: Free! Words: 80,270. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
It takes a lot of guts to be Merv Moss's daughter and even more to love him. In this seriocomic story 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, when all the world was changing.
The Muscatatuck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » General
A man tells of a boyhood adventure from long ago when he floated the Muscatatuck River and hooked a mighty catfish that surprisingly taught him honor, respect, and the value of life. (Coming of Age/Adventure)

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