You’ll feel like a kid again with this stack of coming-of-age novels. These stories celebrate the growing pains of young adult life in big and beautiful ways.
Get ready to relive those coming-of-age moments and feel like a kid again on today’s show. What’s better than being transported back to our youth through our fictional life. This discussion is filled with trivia on your favorite backlist books and a short but powerful new release selection I know you’ll love.
Don’t miss this dynamic chat and get our list of essential reads that would be perfect for a buddy read or book club with friends.
Kristin Rider joins me as our special guest and shares the ways she navigates reading with chronic pain. You won’t want to miss this section with our favorite gadgets and apps that help us navigate this challenge with holding books.
If you want MORE suggestions, be sure to check today’s book list with 13 coming-of-age stories that any adult will love.
The Best Coming of Age Books (Podcast)
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The Matchmaker’s Gift by Lynda Cohen Loigman
One’s Company by Ashley Hutson
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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
The People we Keep by Allison Larkin
In the Wild Light by Jeff Zentner
The Grace Year by Kim Liggett
Dominicana by Angie Cruz
Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E.K. Johnson
The Clan of the Cave Bar by Jean M. Auel
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Sundays With Writers: Love With a Chance of Drowning by Torre DeRoche
Love with a Chance of Drowning by Torre DeRoche
Mary Jane by Jessica Anya Blau
Life by Keith Richards
The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare
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Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane
The Half Moon by Mary Beth Keane
The Walking People by Mary Beth Keane
Fever by Mary Beth Keane
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevado
Rez Dogs by Joseph Bruchac
Now is Not the Time to Panic by Kevin Wilson
Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson
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