The Best Coming of Age Books (Podcast)

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. 

13 Coming of Age Stories Any Adult Will Love from

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

What the World’s Top Authors Say You Should be Reading

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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Published February 03, 2023 by:

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