Books tagged: coming of age

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Searching For Eldorado
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,860. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2008. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Searching For Eldorado is like mixing "Catcher in The Rye" with "American Graffiti." It is a fictional memoir centered around Jerry Killian,a mixed-up, seventeen-year-old Pennsylvania prep student in 1959 whose self-image is low but his testosterone level is confusingly high. Thus, his quest to understand both results in many comical and bittersweet moments as he strives to reach manhood.
Legend of Dark Mountain
Price: $10.17 USD. Words: 63,630. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2008. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » General
The town of Glen-Cliff is a quiet town in the middle of the New Hampshire White Mountain Region. The town does have a chilling secret, and the townies are afraid to even talk about it. The Dark Mountain Phantom lives high up the mountain. When he awakes, he looks to kill while searching for his emerald eyes, and won't stop looking until they're found.
In Search of Aimai Cristen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,050. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2008. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
" Young attractive girl, 24, searching for love, compassion, joy from a man who can provide financial security. Write Aimai Cristen, Barb Box 3689, Barb Office, 1234 University Ave, Berkeley CA 94709." An odyssey through the late 1960's from L.A.'s Shrine Auditorium to Berkeley and Altamont, this novel describes a daughter's search today for her father and herself.
The Love of Whitney
Price: $13.50 USD. Words: 63,320. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2008. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The day Whitney came down to the shoreline to watch us float on the ice, was the day our lives had changed forever. A girl, scared to even swing too high on the swing set when we were younger, found the guts to jump from the one lane bridge onto the ice. Who knew she was jumping to her death, or should I say, murdered.
Bran the Blessed
Series: The Stones of Song, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,660. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
Brandon Stone hasn't always made the right choices in life, but when he finds himself a father at the age of sixteen, life suddenly takes on a whole new level of difficulty. Bran soon discovers that the world can be a cruel place for a Christian who stumbles, but even though his life seems wrecked forever, God still has a high calling for Brandon to answer. If he can find the courage.
Calling Out Your Name
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,200. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
SILVER MEDALS, Foreword Reviews and IPPY Moonbeam Book of the Year; SEMIFINALIST, Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award 2010. For 16 year-old Woody Elmont, life in rural Georgia is a tolerable routine of caring for his aging aunt and his mentally challenged younger brother, Tick. But when Tick disappears from a home for troubled youth, Woody sets off on a grand adventure to discover his brother's fate.
EyeLeash: A Blog Novel (teenage memoir)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jade Ashton is a sassy virgin. In her blog, she vents about "fitting in" a superficial world. Suddenly all logic flies out the window when she meets Novan: the former geek, who's morphed into a delicious songwriter-musician. EyeLeash captures self-discovery in the 2000s, and showcases the intricate drama in two youths' relentless search for themselves--and what's really in their hearts.
Songs From the Other Side of The Wall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A lyrical novel for lovers of Murakami. 18 year-old Szandi is part of Budapest’s vibrant, cosmopolitan art scene, sharing a flat and a bohemian lifestyle with her lover and fellow sculptress, Yang. Then a letter arrives that threatens everything, and forces her to choose once and for all: between the past and the present; between East and West; between her family and her lover.
Three Avenues of Escape
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
A short story (1,650 words) about a young man's utilization of several items left to him by his older brother as a means to escape his father's bigotry. Some adult language and implied sexual situations, but nothing overt. This story first appeared in the Fall 2006 issue of the literary magazine The First Line.
Tales of a Texas Boy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,690. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Little Eddie tells some almost true Tall Tales set in West Texas of the 1930s. Guess what's true and what Eddie fudged on. Was it about the bear? Cage McNatt's prize sow? The skunk in the cornpatch? Guaranteed for a chuckle and maybe a tear here and there.