The Abandoned PageseBook - 2015
In this enigmatic literary collection, American authors Melissa Thayer and Allie Burke bring their most compelling coming of age stories to The Abandoned Pages. . . Book One: The Stories We Don't Tell by Melissa Thayer Can you trust your own memories? "Growing up had stolen the truth of us." A life worth living is a life worth sharing. Growing up in a small town in Montana not worth a name, that kind of life is not one Nick can manage, let alone comprehend. When fate gives him an existence he can barely recognize, he searches for meaning in the future he wishes existed, and attempts to escape a past that cannot be told, save for in the pages of a faded memory. Melissa Thayer's lyrical and poignant debut novel, part confession and part wistful longing, is an incisive look at love and loss, and what remains of a soul that is dashed against the rocky shorelines of hope. Book Two: Paper Souls by Allie Burke From the author of the bestselling genre-defining Enchanters series, comes a new literary tour de force about Emily, a young woman balancing two worlds between her fingertips: the one that is real to her and the one that is real to everyone else. . . The question is: which one will she choose? Never romanticizing what it means to be a twenty-something schizophrenic in a world broken by normalcy and half-baked fairytales, Allie Burke's latest novel unites Emily and her world at large spanning from the streets of Russia, to the sheets of her bed, to the idiosyncratic comfort she gets from worlds that don't exist at all. Woven with angst and darkness, bursting with heartache, Paper Souls tells of the irreparably damaged and broken, and how they survive.--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: [Seattle, Washington] : Booktrope, 2015.
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: data file 1 online resource (254 pages)
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