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Coming of Age Books

 

Coming of Age Books

 
A Kiss to Wake Me

A Kiss to Wake Me

"A high school romance full of love—and turbulence. The novel highlights different family dynamics that readers may resonate with... [a] story of trust, love, and family." —Kirkus Reviews

A Kiss to Wake Me is a modern-day love story between Jamie and Cara. When the two first lock eyes in the high school cafeteria, “love at first sight” is no longer just a cliché to either of them.

Fans of romantic first love and those who desire to see first love withstand seemingly insurmountable obstacles will enjoy this sweet yet intense novel.

Honey Beaumont: An Enchanting Post-Apocalyptic Dystopian Western Fantasy Filled With Magic, Machines, and Adventure

Honey Beaumont: An Enchanting Post-Apocalyptic Dystopian Western Fantasy Filled With Magic, Machines, and Adventure

Honey Beaumont wanted nothing more but to travel around the world helping people. Illiterate and ill-prepared for a war-torn world, Honey embarks on the journey of a lifetime with the Guild. He strived to do right by everyone and see justice prevail no matter the consequence. Freedom for Honey meant joining the Adventure's Guild, becoming a hero, and helping his family leave the horrible place he used to call home. Will Honey be strong enough to save his family and friends? Only time will tell.

Forbidden Rome

Forbidden Rome

Forbidden Rome takes you on a journey to Rome where two friends discover the meaning of love. Anthony ends up falling for Kevin, and they must choose to either live with this secret or risk the consequences from those around them.

How do they come to terms with being gay in the 1980s? Can their love survive the onslaught of homophobia? Packed with raw emotion, Forbidden Rome will rile you out of your comfort zone to root for these young men as they discover what’s most important in life: love.

The Art of Becoming a Traitor (hardcover)

The Art of Becoming a Traitor (hardcover)

When Eleri and her best friend Fyodor discover that their leaders have been doctoring and altering history and are planning to disintegrate an entire population, they realize that they may be the only two who can prevent this atrocity.

Eleri needs to find it in herself to right her wrongs—even if it means going against everything and everyone she ever loved. Fyodor and Eleri know that they are strong and influential, but will their power be enough to alter the course of history forever?

The Complexities of Love

The Complexities of Love

"Most Anticipated LGBTQ in Young Adult Literature" —Lambda Literary
"The reveal of Mark's family history is intriguing and messily realistic..." —Kirkus Reviews

M.A. Quigley's critically-acclaimed debut novel, The Complexities of Love, tells the story of Mark navigating life as a closeted gay man in 1960s Australia. Always feeling that he was different, Mark did his best to fit in and follow what his family always wanted for him: a lovely Australian girl. But after meeting Dave in middle school, everything changed.

New Men (2nd Ed.)

New Men (2nd Ed.)

New Men is about Anthony and Kevin; both are secretly gay and get into a steamy, romantic relationship. Will they stay together, facing all the homophobia from society in the 80s?

The Art of Becoming a Traitor

The Art of Becoming a Traitor

When Eleri learns that she had been used as a pawn in a larger, evil plot, she has to find it in herself to right her wrongs - even if it means going against everything and everyone she ever loved.

In a race against time, power, and their own morals, they can only hope that their willpower and strength are enough to overturn a war that has already begun.

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

An enjoyable romance with lovable characters, emotion, and beautiful writing, Pride and Prejudice is the story of a young woman in the 19th century, Elizabeth Bennet, and her five husband-hunting sisters.

When Elizabeth meets Mr Darcy, she is repelled by his overbearing pride and prejudice towards her family.

Fans of romance, family-oriented stories, comedies, and regency novels will love this story.

Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables

Anne is an optimistic redheaded girl in this classic children's novel. When Matthew and Marilla, a pair of siblings, decide to adopt a boy from a distant orphanage to help them work on their farm, they don't get what they bargained for, accidentally getting Anne instead.

Cappuccino: A Romantic Short Story

Cappuccino: A Romantic Short Story

Although Anthony continues to question whether the path he chose was the right one, he was not ready to let it go. All he knew was that he'd give anything to spend a night with Kevin again.

Anthony's second year in Rome is nearly over, and he can't wait to get back to New York to see Kevin. He needs to know if there is still a chance for a future together.

Honey Beaumont: Being a Hero is Hard

Honey Beaumont: Being a Hero is Hard

Embarking on a journey of a lifetime, being a hero is harder than he could have ever imagined, but at least he has his friends by his side to help him save the day.

With newfound skills and friends in tow, only one hero can find the strength and courage to return to the man who tried to destroy him and make things right for his people.

New Men (1st Ed.)

New Men (1st Ed.)

Three passionate young men travel to Rome eager to begin an exciting new chapter of their lives. International studies amid ancient ruins and romantic fountains expose them to an extraordinary new world.

Anthony falls in love with Kevin leading to a passionate affair that can only endure in secret. Fearing the consequences of being discovered, they cling to each other and their newfound love.

Books Coming Soon:

 
Blood of Husks

Blood of Husks

The Kingdom of Endara is at war and Eirian refuses to be the soft-hearted queen the enemy expects. Among her growing collection of secrets is one that can help turn the tide of battle, even if it means that her people might turn on her. She knows she can buy the precious time needed for reinforcements to arrive, but she will have to break her promises to the ones closest to her.

Grave of Dandelions

Grave of Dandelions

With nightmares clawing at her fragile mind, Eirian embraces the whispers that have followed her for as long as she can remember. In the aftermath of the real enemy revealing herself, Eirian retreats from the allied armies to seek answers. Accompanied by Aiden, Celiaen, and Galameyvin, they are determined to confront the spirit of the last mage and face the dark god seeking their destruction. The price for victory is one that Eirian is willing to pay, even if her friends are not.

Shadows of Life

Shadows of Life

Tormented by her mother’s memories, Eirian fears what she will become if she accepts her duty. The gods of Death and War have waited patiently for Eirian to make her move. Willing to do whatever they must to ensure the enemy is destroyed and reborn, the gods of War and Death must risk Eirian turning Tir into dust to keep her on their path.

Games of Gods

Games of Gods

There is a thin line between saving the world or destroying it, and Eirian finds staying on the right side harder with each passing day. Determined to bring down Annawyn, Eirian returns to where she grew up. No longer hiding the truth, she knows her presence will cause disruption across the land. But with increasing attacks from the Unseelie army, Eirian cannot stand by while innocent lives are destroyed because of her mistakes.

Fires of Unmaking

Fires of Unmaking

Faced with distrust, Eirian tries to protect the ones she loves with the help of War and Death. All she needs to do is find a way to force the mad god to pass over before her manipulations destroy Endara. But unraveling the darkness woven throughout the people she once ruled is not an easy task. They know that if they do not stop the enemy’s forces, countless innocent lives will be lost.