Books tagged: coming of age story

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Baling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,490. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General
Two brothers. One unforgettable summer. Nick Lawson and his brother John have been dumped for the summer with their aunt, out in the middle of the country, to bale hay. Not his idea of a great summer. But then, he never could have predicted the adventures, dangers, and romance that would unfold around him in the quiet countryside.
Return to My Native Land
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010 by Ian C. Dawkins Moore. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As a young man, I traveled in West Africa in search of my identity. I am a man of color, who was born in England. I visited West Africa in he mid-seventies before that area exploded into violence, and witnessed the displacement of its people. This story is about my encounters with real people in Africa and my personal observations of my time there.
The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Claustrum, a superhero with a strange power, the ability to control people with strange, elegiac mixtures of words, seemingly randomly shows up in the city of Dioma, not knowing where he came from or why he is there. The city is then beleaguered by the cruel villain Sine Animus, who is immune to Claustrum's powers over words. Claustrum flees the city and is forced to seek his own personal truth.
Shameful Innocence
You set the price! Words: 135,470. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
In the Summer of 1969 all Steve wanted was to earn a little money and return to complete his senior year of high school. By Summer's end he had determined to commit suicide rather than live with the consequences of his actions. What type of sin would drive a good Christian kid to choose hell over living with himself the rest of his life? It's an exceptional, tantalizing read.
Black Hole Drive
Price: Free! Words: 47,050. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Black Hole Drive is my first novella in the science fiction genre. When I wrote it, I ‎thought it was the coolest thing since sliced bread. Now that I have had a chance to let ‎it mellow with age a bit, I still like it - and feel that with a little work it could be ‎rewritten as something really enjoyable.‎
Space Crazy
Series: Dar's Adventures in Space, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 44,200. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Ontarrin Galaxy is a rough and tumble place. Young Dar Meltom knows this for fact. As the half breed offspring of an unlikely joining between an Earthling male and a Satiren female, he knows about fighting. Having spent his childhood on Erotis 3 getting into fights because he was different, Dar’s only solace comes from watching the stars. He dreams to be among them someday.
From Tears to Triumph
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 171,380. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Relive your own adolescent vulnerabilities, dreams, and antics in this coming-of-age story. The story highlights events in the author’s life which influenced the paths taken by himself and his brother, Joe. The story’s colorful characters and events will seem incredible at times. You will laugh and cry as the author shares the events of his frenzied youth and how he chose to rise beyond the chaos.
Out in the Garage (2nd Edition)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,780. Language: American English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Follow Lance Adamson as he goes on a journey through his mind and sees how seemingly unrelated events in his life are connected.
My Unforgettable Year
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,580. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
This is a coming-of-age story about triumph and tragedy, love and loss, acceptance and letting go. This is a deeply emotive story told in the first person voice of a seventeen-year-old boy. The themes are many: bullying, friendships, dealing with death, and falling in love. This book will be loved by male and female.