The Fictioning Horror Sale
 
 

Literature


spacer

Get Literature...

News, bestseller lists, special Powell's offers, and more in your inbox.

More info about our Subject Newsletters

Literature
Coming of Age


There are 3107 books in this aisle.
Browse the aisle by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.

Featured Titles in Literature - Coming of Age
Page 3 of 156 next

The River Swimmer
The River Swimmer
by Jim Harrison
Publisher Comments
A New York Times best-seller, enthusiastically received by critics and embraced by readers, The River Swimmer is Jim Harrison at his most memorable: two men, one young and one older, confronting inconvenient loves and the encroachment of urbanity on... (read more)

List Price $16.00
Your price: $10.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Good Morning Comrades
Good Morning Comrades
by Ondjaki
Publisher Comments
The first publication in English by one of the most talented, prolific and celebrated novelists in Africa, Ondjaki's Good Morning Comrades looks at the calm before the storm of the Angolan Civil War from the perspective of a young boy. Translated from... (read more)

Your price: $15.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Dear Lucy
Dear Lucy
by Julie Sarkissian
Publisher Comments
I go down the stairs quiet like I am something without any weight. I open the door in the dark and the cold sucks my skin towards it. It is the morning but there is no sun yet, just white light around the edges. It is the time to get the eggs. Time for... (read more)

List Price $15.00
Your price: $10.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Durable Goods
Durable Goods
by Elizabeth Berg
Publisher Comments
Elizabeth Berg’s beloved first novel, a 1993 American Library Association Best Book of the Year, is now for the first time available in a Random House Trade Paperback edition. On the hot Texas army base she calls home, Katie spends the lazy days of... (read more)

List Price $15.00
Your price: $4.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Improper Life of Bezellia Grove
The Improper Life of Bezellia Grove
by Susan Gregg Gilmore
Publisher Comments
Nobody in Nashville has a bigger name to live up to than Bezellia Grove.  As a Grove, she belongs to one of city’s most prominent families and is expected to embrace her position in high society.  That means speaking fluent French... (read more)

List Price $14.00
Your price: $4.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Hick
Hick
by Andrea Portes
Publisher Comments
Foreseeing a hopeless future in barrooms and parking lots, cagey 13-year-old Luli McMullen bolts headlong from the heartland, aiming at Las Vegas where she expects to find herself a sugar daddy. Almost immediately, crooked-bodied Eddie Kreezer, a roving... (read more)

Your price: $14.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Emory's Gift
Emory's Gift
by W Bruce Cameron
Publisher Comments
After 13-year-old Charlie Halls mother dies and his father retreats into the silence of grief, Charlie finds himself drifting lost and alone through the brutal halls of junior high school. But Charlie Hall is not entirely friendless.  In the woods... (read more)

List Price $22.99
Your price: $5.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


The Virgin Suicides
The Virgin Suicides
by Jeffrey Eugenides
Staff Pick
Long before Jeffrey Eugenides gave us the Pulitzer Prize-winning Middlesex, he delivered this dark jewel of a novel. Set in small town America, this study of a broken family of suicidal sisters will shock you. It is so compelling, you will be absolutely... (read more)

List Price $15.00
Your price: $7.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The White Boy Shuffle
The White Boy Shuffle
by Paul Beatty
Publisher Comments
Paul Beatty's hilarious and scathing debut novel is about Gunnar Kaufman, an awkward, black surfer bum who is moved by his mother from Santa Monica to urban West Los Angeles. There, he begins to undergo a startling transformation from neighborhood... (read more)

List Price $16.00
Your price: $5.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Down the Shore
Down the Shore
by Stan Parish
Publisher Comments
An exhilarating novel of reinvention, friendship, and ambition—from the Jersey Shore to St. Andrews in Scotland   Tom Alison has it all within his reach. Hes smart, handsome, and about to graduate from a prestigious East Coast boarding school.... (read more)

List Price $27.95
Your price: $18.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Rooftops of Tehran
Rooftops of Tehran
by Mahbod Seraji
Publisher Comments
From "a striking new talent"(Sandra Dallas, author of Tallgrass) comes an unforgettable debut novel of young love and coming of age in an Iran headed toward revolution. In this poignant, eye-opening and emotionally vivid novel, Mahbod Seraji lays bare... (read more)

List Price $16.00
Your price: $3.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Oystercatchers (07 Edition)
Oystercatchers (07 Edition)
by Susan Fletcher
Publisher Comments
"A stunning novel...profound, beautiful, and redemptive."—The Guardian Sixteen-year-old Amy lies in a coma. Moira, eleven years older, spends the evenings at her sister's bedside, telling the story her own life—her secrets, her shameful actions,... (read more)

List Price $14.95
Your price: $8.00
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


In the Shadow of the Banyan
In the Shadow of the Banyan
by Vaddey Ratner
Publisher Comments
For seven-year-old Raami, the shattering end of childhood begins with the footsteps of her father returning home in the early dawn hours bringing details of the civil war that has overwhelmed the streets of Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital. Soon the... (read more)

List Price $16.00
Your price: $9.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Last Days of California
The Last Days of California
by Mary Miller
Staff Pick
This brief, candid novel about an evangelical girl's sexual and intellectual awakenings is one of my favorite books for 2014. Miller deftly conveys teenage angst and self-absorption while creating an equally compelling portrait of the religious and... (read more)

List Price $24.95
Your price: $9.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


The Man of My Dreams
The Man of My Dreams
by Curtis Sittenfeld
Publisher Comments
“Being raised in an unstable household makes you understand that the world doesnt exist to accommodate you, which, in Hannahs observation, is something a lot of people struggle to understand well into adulthood.”-from The Man of My Dreams In... (read more)

List Price $15.00
Your price: $3.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Love and Lament
Love and Lament
by John Milliken Thompson
Publisher Comments
A dauntless heroine coming of age at the turn of the twentieth century confronts the hazards of patriarchy and prejudice, and discovers the unexpected opportunities of World War I Set in rural North Carolina between the Civil War and the Great War, Love... (read more)

List Price $15.95
Your price: $10.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Funeral Dress
The Funeral Dress
by Susan Gregg Gilmore
Publisher Comments
A deeply touching Southern story filled with struggle and hope.      Emmalee Bullard and her new baby are on their own. Or so she thinks, until Leona Lane, the older seamstress who sat by her side at the local shirt factory where both... (read more)

List Price $16.00
Your price: $10.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Gray
Gray
by Pete Wentz
Publisher Comments
andlt;Iandgt;Sometimes, late at night in the hotel room, after the lights have gone out and the mistakes have already been made, when it is heavy and silent and still, I lie awake and listen to my pulse on the pillow...andlt;/Iandgt;... (read more)

Your price: $24.00
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


So Much a Part of You
So Much a Part of You
by Polly Dugan
Publisher Comments
Two young women who've dated the same man navigate love, destiny, loss, and choice in this powerful debut. Anna Riley and Anne Cavanaugh have had a lover in common, but it's not until a pivotal moment in one of their lives that their paths... (read more)

List Price $25.00
Your price: $17.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Labor Day (P.S.)
Labor Day (P.S.)
by Joyce Maynard
Publisher Comments
With the end of summer closing in and a steamy Labor Day weekend looming in the town of Holton Mills, New Hampshire, lonely, friendless thirteen-year-old Henry spends most of his time watching television, reading, and daydreaming with only his... (read more)

List Price $13.99
Your price: $5.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


«prev 1 3 5 ... 156 next»


Browse the entire aisle:
by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.
There are 3107 books in this aisle.

This way to more aisles in Literature
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.