Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
eBooks
Newletters and Alerts
374 books in Fiction - Coming Of Age

Subscribe to the Random House Fiction Newsletter.

Your Email Address:

Subscribe to our RSS/XML feed with web-based news readers.
Click your choice:

RSS
RSS PDF
Atom Feed
Add to Google

Browse Category

Find more Fiction & Literature books by browsing the categories below.

Fiction:

Fiction:

Sort: Author   Bestselling  Format   Date   Price   Title  
The Madonna on the Moon
The Madonna on the Moon
Written by Rolf Bauerdick, Translated by David Dollenmayer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307962232
Our Price: $12.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The Madonna on the Moon

Written by Rolf Bauerdick
Translated by David Dollenmayer


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $12.99

An award-winning journalist transforms his lifelong fascination with the world of the Gypsies into fiction with this exuberant, deeply enchanting debut novel—both whimsical and suspenseful—winner of the European Book Prize, and translated into more than a dozen languages worldwide.

November 1957: As Communism spreads across Eastern Europe, strange events are...

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Lovebird
The Lovebird
Written by Natalie Brown
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385536752
Our Price: $24.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Lovebird

Written by Natalie Brown


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $24.95

A spectacularly vibrant, original debut, The Lovebird takes us from the orange-scented streets of Southern California to the vast prairie landscape of Montana, and introduces us to Margie Fitzgerald, a spirited and unforgettable heroine for our times.

Margie has always had a soft spot for helpless creatures. Her warm heart breaks... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
The Lovebird
The Lovebird
Written by Natalie Brown
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385536769
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The Lovebird

Written by Natalie Brown


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $11.99

A spectacularly vibrant, original debut, The Lovebird takes us from the orange-scented streets of Southern California to the vast prairie landscape of Montana, and introduces us to Margie Fitzgerald, a spirited and unforgettable heroine for our times.

Margie has always had a soft spot for helpless creatures. Her warm heart breaks... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Lullaby of Polish Girls
The Lullaby of Polish Girls
Written by Dagmara Dominczyk
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679645993
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The Lullaby of Polish Girls
A Novel
Written by Dagmara Dominczyk


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $11.99

Includes an interview featuring Dagmara Dominczyk and Adriana Trigiani

A vibrant, engaging debut novel that follows the friendship of three women from their youthful days in Poland to their complicated, not-quite-successful adult lives
 
Because of her father’s role in the Solidarity movement, Anna and her parents immigrate to the United States... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Sweet Girl
The Sweet Girl
Written by Annabel Lyon
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307962560
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The Sweet Girl

Written by Annabel Lyon


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $11.99

From the award-winning author of The Golden Mean, a captivating, wholly transporting new novel that follows Aristotle’s strong-willed daughter as she shapes her own destiny: an unexpected love story, a tender portrait of a girl and her father, and an astonishing journey through the underbelly of a supposedly enlightened society.

Aristotle...

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Tell the Wolves I'm Home
Tell the Wolves I'm Home
Written by Carol Rifka Brunt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812982855
Our Price: $15.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Tell the Wolves I'm Home
A Novel
Written by Carol Rifka Brunt


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $15.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Wall Street Journal • O: The Oprah Magazine • BookPage • Kirkus Reviews • Booklist • School Library Journal
 
In this striking literary debut, Carol Rifka Brunt unfolds a moving story of love, grief, and renewal as two lonely people... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Noughties
Noughties
Written by Ben Masters
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307955685
Our Price: $14.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Noughties
A Novel
Written by Ben Masters


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $14.00

Eliot Lamb has had countless nights like this before. He's out with his mates, pint in hand, shots at the ready.  They're at the King's Arms and will soon be making their familiar descent: pub, bar, club. But this time it's different.  When the night ends and tomorrow begins, he'll graduate... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
NOT THE END OF THE WORLD
NOT THE END OF THE WORLD
Written by Rebecca Stowe
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307832160
Our Price: $12.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
NOT THE END OF THE WORLD

Written by Rebecca Stowe


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2013
Price: $12.99

Not the End of the World signals the arrival of a major new voice in contemporary American fiction. In much the same way that Kaye Gibbons burst upon the growing literary scene with her first novel about growing up, Ellen Foster, so has Rebecca Stowe, who has already been compared to... Read more >
Lionel Asbo
Lionel Asbo
Written by Martin Amis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307948083
Our Price: $15.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Lionel Asbo
State of England
Written by Martin Amis


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $15.00

Des Pepperdine is a boy out of place. He lives on the thirty-third floor of a London housing project; while his peers pick fights, Des retreats to the public library. What’s more, Des’s uncle and guardian, Lionel Asbo, is one of the most notorious petty criminals in the city. Yet Lionel...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Dragon's Village
The Dragon's Village
Written by Yuan-Tsung Chen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831941
Our Price: $10.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The Dragon's Village
An Autobiographical Novel of Revolutionary China
Written by Yuan-Tsung Chen


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2013
Price: $10.99

This extraordinary autobiographical story, compelling, candid, and deeply personal, plunges us into that tumultuous moment in China out of which the modern People’s Republic finally emerged. It is the first time a novelist has ever described that distant world in words that open it up to Western readers in the clearest... Read more >
The House on Mango Street
The House on Mango Street
Written by Sandra Cisneros
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345807199
Our Price: $8.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The House on Mango Street

Written by Sandra Cisneros


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $8.99

NOW AVAILABLE IN EBOOK FOR THE FIRST TIME

Acclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught everywhere from inner-city grade schools to universities across the country, and translated all over the world, The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero. Told in a series of vignettes – sometimes... Read more >
La Casa en Mango Street
La Casa en Mango Street
Written by Sandra Cisneros
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345807205
Our Price: $8.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
La Casa en Mango Street

Written by Sandra Cisneros


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $8.99

DISPONIBLE POR PRIMERA VEZ EN EBOOK

Elogiado por la crítica, admirado por lectores de todas las edades, en escuelas y universidades de todo el país y traducido a una multitud de idiomas, La casa en Mango Street es la extraordinaria historia de Esperanza Cordero. Contado a través de una serie de viñetas —a veces... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD and an unabridged audiobook download.
Railsea
Railsea
Written by China Mieville
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345524539
Our Price: $10.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Railsea

Written by China Mieville


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $10.99

“Other names besides [Herman] Melville’s will surely come to mind as you read this thrilling tale—there’s Dune’s Frank Herbert. . . . But in this, as in all of his works, Miéville has that special knack for evoking other writers even while making the story wholly his own.”—Los Angeles Times
 
... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
The Natural Order of Things
The Natural Order of Things
Written by Kevin P. Keating
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804169264
Our Price: $9.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The Natural Order of Things

Written by Kevin P. Keating


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $9.99

From a startling new voice in American fiction comes a dark, powerful novel about a tragic city and its inhabitants over the course of one Halloween weekend.

Set in a decaying Midwestern urban landscape, with its goings-on and entire atmosphere dominated and charged by one Jesuit prep school and its students, parents... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Snapper
Snapper
Written by Brian Kimberling
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307908056
Our Price: $24.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Snapper

Written by Brian Kimberling


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $24.95

**NPR's Best Books of the Year 2013**

A great, hilarious new voice in fiction: the poignant, all-too-human recollections of an affable bird researcher in the Indiana backwater as he goes through a disastrous yet heartening love affair with the place and its people.
 
Nathan Lochmueller studies birds, earning just enough money to live...

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.
Snapper
Snapper
Written by Brian Kimberling
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307908063
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Snapper

Written by Brian Kimberling


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $11.99

A great, hilarious new voice in fiction: the poignant, all-too-human recollections of an affable bird researcher in the Indiana backwater as he goes through a disastrous yet heartening love affair with the place and its people.
 
Nathan Lochmueller studies birds, earning just enough money to live on. He drives a glitter-festooned truck...

Read more >
Snapper
Snapper
Written by Brian Kimberling, Read by MacLeod Andrews
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385393027
Our Price: $17.50

For more information about downloading this audiobook
visit our Audiobook Download FAQ page.

Snapper

Written by Brian Kimberling
Read by MacLeod Andrews


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $17.50

**NPR's Best Books of the Year 2013**

A great, hilarious new voice in fiction: the poignant, all-too-human recollections of an affable bird researcher in the Indiana backwater as he goes through a disastrous yet heartening love affair with the place and its people.
 
Nathan Lochmueller studies birds, earning just enough money to live...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Fists
Fists
Written by Pietro Grossi, Translated by Howard Curtis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908968289
Our Price: $13.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Fists

Written by Pietro Grossi
Translated by Howard Curtis


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $13.95

‘Fists’, ‘Horses’ and ‘The Monkey’: three powerful coming-of-age stories about boys confronting reality, and fighting to stay alive in a man’s world. In ‘Fists’, a teenage amateur boxer steps into the ring for the first time, and finds himself in a face-off with Life in all its muscular force; in ‘Horses’... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Young Gerber
Young Gerber
Written by Friedrich Torberg, Translated by Anthea Bell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781906548896
Our Price: $18.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Young Gerber

Written by Friedrich Torberg
Translated by Anthea Bell


Format: Trade Paperback, 314 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $18.00

Kurt Gerber embarks hopefully on his last year at school, leading to the all-important exam, but finds that he is constantly at odds with the sadistic class teacher Professor Kupfer, known to his students as "Lord God Kupfer", who particularly dislikes him.
Inspired partly by its author’s own experience of his final... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Second Chance Boyfriend
Second Chance Boyfriend
Written by Monica Murphy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780988369450
Our Price: $3.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Second Chance Boyfriend
A Novel
Written by Monica Murphy


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2013
Price: $3.99

From breakout author Monica Murphy comes the exhilarating conclusion to Drew and Fable’s story—the star-crossed young romance that began in One Week Girlfriend.
 
Lost. Everything in my life can be summed up by that one sickening word. My football coach blames me for our season-ending losses. So does the rest... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Albino Album
The Albino Album
Written by Chavisa Woods
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804763
Our Price: $19.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Albino Album
A Novel
Written by Chavisa Woods


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $19.95

Emerging author Chavisa Woods has been noted for capturing a "strange, troubling vision of domestic life in the rural U.S." (Go Magazine). Here she presents a technicolored vision of rural adolescence, the story of a girl with an unpronounceable name—a fiery, unhinged, growling, big-hearted country girl in a dirty black tutu...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Albino Album
A Novel
Written by Chavisa Woods


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $19.95

Emerging author Chavisa Woods has been noted for capturing a "strange, troubling vision of domestic life in the rural U.S." (Go Magazine). Here she presents a technicolored vision of rural adolescence, the story of a girl with an unpronounceable name—a fiery, unhinged, growling, big-hearted country girl in a dirty black tutu...

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
La Edad De Los Milagros
La Edad De Los Milagros
Written by Karen Thompson Walker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9788425347818
Our Price: $18.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

La Edad De Los Milagros

Written by Karen Thompson Walker


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $18.00

Julia tiene once años y vive una plácida existencia en la soleada California con su familia cuando las noticias informan de algo que cambiará el mundo por completo: es, simplemente, el principio del fin del mundo visto a través de los ojos de una niña.
"No había imágenes que mostrar en televisión... Read more >
Elders
Elders
Written by Ryan McIlvain
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307955708
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Elders
A Novel
Written by Ryan McIlvain


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $11.99

A glorious debut that T.C. Boyle calls "powerful and deeply moving" that follows two young Mormon missionaries in Brazil and their tense, peculiar friendship.

Elder McLeod—outspoken, surly, a brash American—is nearing the end of his mission in Brazil. For nearly two years he has spent his days studying the Bible and the... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
An Enlarged Heart
An Enlarged Heart
Written by Cynthia Zarin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307962195
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
An Enlarged Heart
A Personal History
Written by Cynthia Zarin


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $11.99

An Enlarged Heart, the exquisitely written prose debut from prize-winning poet Cynthia Zarin, is a poignantly understated exploration of the author’s experiences with love, work, and the surprise of time’s passage. In these intertwined episodes from her New York world and beyond, she charts the shifting and complicated parameters of contemporary...

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
View pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10
Page 6 of 15
View past category highlights: