Tag: Coming of age

No Direction Home

No Direction Home

| December 18, 2018

Fans of The Leavers by Lisa Ko or In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende will love No Direction Home. For a family divided, love knows no borders. #FamiliesBelongTogether In this evocative fictional story inspired by today’s headlines, the immigrant family of thirteen-year-old Emma Cabezas is ripped apart. Her older brother faces deportation after […]

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Sugar Valley

Sugar Valley

| December 11, 2018

“The Night That Never Happened” Only One Will Win the Oscar! Names, places and some events have been changed to protect the identity of all those involved. 99% of all actors don’t make it big in film. This is about a handful of the 1% that did. This is their story. Learn from it…. When […]

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Ariadne

Ariadne

| December 8, 2018

Until the skies grew dark and red and the ground shook and cracked, Ariadne’s biggest problems were how to stay one step ahead of her parents and out-think any boys who might come her way. Now she’s part of a desperate plan to bring the world back to balance and save Crete from destruction. Shame […]

The King of FU

The King of FU

| December 7, 2018

The King of FU is a magically realistic poetic memoir about growing up in America in the nineties on the cusp of the age of the internet. It is a voyage that navigates through family tribalism, supervisors, white-gloved Sheriffs, bullies, sex, suicide, dead prisoners, drugs, porn, middle school, and Jesus; all in search of answering […]

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The Modest Proposal Institute

The Modest Proposal Institute

| December 2, 2018

Welcome to The Modest Proposal Institute Like many young men, Alexis dreams of adventure and being an adventurer, a Viking or a Pirate, or maybe just your movie-style heroic action man saving the Western world. He knows that he’s going to do it by leading his new school, an offshore boarding school and university built […]

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Rise of Magic Boxed Set One

Rise of Magic Boxed Set One

| November 17, 2018

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic…” Arthur C. Clarke  She didn’t mean to use magic She didn’t even know she HAD magic She just wanted to save her brother, who was dying in her arms. Accused of using illegal magic, and sentenced to a cruel death at the hands of the Arcadian Guards, […]

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Forgotten Gods

Forgotten Gods

| November 14, 2018

The gods are real…and they’re assholes. Thousands of years ago, ancient deities fought a civil war that nearly destroyed the earth. They were defeated by a great warrior—and banished to spend eternity beyond the reach of the humans who once served them. Their war is raging once again.  And once again, it will require a […]

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The Last Good Day

The Last Good Day

| November 12, 2018

Eighteen-year-old Avery is a talented musician leaving home to study at the Boston Conservatory of Music to take his shot at success and glory. Before he boards the 8 AM Northeast Connector out of Princeton Junction, he has one last day at the Jersey Shore with Angela, his best friend since the first day of […]

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A Murder of Crows

A Murder of Crows

| November 11, 2018

A dead father. A missing Spirit. An ancient manor with way too many locked doors. Abigail Crowe is willing to accept that no amount of illegal magic will be able to bring her father back from the dead. She’s willing to appear proper at the funeral (or at least try). She’s even willing to put […]

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A Chance Beginning

A Chance Beginning

| November 9, 2018

Erik Eleodum is a simple man. He doesn’t want to be a hero. He doesn’t need fame or fortune. He is content farming his family’s homestead in northern Háthgolthane and raising a simple family, like his father, for the rest of his life. In fact, adventure is the last thing on his mind. Befel, Erik’s […]

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