Coming of Age Books
Coming of Age Books
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.