Chris, an 18 year old homeschooled teenager whose life is upended as he meets a new teen in town, his life starts to change as he discovers secrets about his new found friend and his family as he embarks in a journey of love, self-discovery, and change.
Simon is sixteen and on the edge of everything changing, his world changing from adolescent to adult, to facing up to his sexuality and coming out, but not just yet.
Now, his boyfriend is late and he’s sat on a cold, concrete bench waiting, waiting, waiting…
Over eighteen different days, during four weeks in spring, this story follows Simon as he navigates the difficult journey of his coming out. Like all journeys, this one will change him but in ways he doesn’t imagine, taking him places he didn’t expect to go.
Aiden Jackson just wants to survive his sophomore year at Mon Valley High School. Unfortunately, even though he just wants to be left alone, Aiden has attracted the attention of a few bullies, some senior boys with their own agendas, and a charismatic teacher with plans on taking over the whole school - with Aiden's help. Will the boy who's been bullied his whole life become a bully himself?
A spinoff of the "Gone From Daylight" vampire series (Reading the original is not necessary), this tale takes place in the old West. Deacon Porter is baffled by the recent murders in his small town. With his father being the Sherriff, it's up to him to solve the mystery of what's happening. However, when Deacon meets a teen boy like himself in the darkness, he experiences feelings that he never knew that he had before. But is this beautiful stranger the boy of Deacon's dreams? Or is it possible that he may be the monster that his father is hunting in the shadows of night?
Jeremy Isen, nephew of Duncan Isen, and son of Duncan's older brother Ian Isen is coming into his own. At fifteen years old, and a Freshman at H. B. Plant High School, Jeremy shows a passion for photography, martial arts, and journalism. As a member of the school's Yearbook Staff, and the chief photo-journalist for both the Yearbook and Newspaper, he's well-known among the high school teens, even outside his grade-level. Events during the school year and the beginning of summer vacation conspire to change his life. Will it be for the better, or for the worse?
What if you hated yourself for being gay? What if you wanted to keep it locked away inside of you forever? Ethan is living the experience of that awful realization and hoping to one day overcome it. But what about a new friend by the name of Drew? If you think it's hard keeping your feelings a secret...imagine what it must be like for someone 'exposed'.
Seventeen-year-old Caroline Abrams desires to get out from under the shadow of her megastar father, Aaron Abrams, when she becomes obsessed with young singer and songwriter, Desdemona’Potts. Desdemona desires to be top and is willing to do anything to advance her career. When these two meet, fires are set and headlines are made.
Kevin Thorne's life was pretty straight forward. With a loving mother and an adorable but annoying six year old brother as family, he didn't think he needed anyone else to make it better. But as usual, just when you think you have it all figured out, life throws a curve ball. And Kevin now has to adjust to accommodate a stranger in his family - a stranger who brings sudden change in how he felt about a lot of things in his life.
Young Tristan was looking for someone that he could truly respect and fall in love with. He wasn't expecting to find him in a series of YouTube online vlogs though! When the beautiful (And wildly popular) 'Jesse-101' ends up living in a nearby neighborhood, will Tristan find the dream boy he was looking for?
Have you ever been so crushed under the weight of an instant attraction, that it was hard to breathe? Do you remember what it was like to want someone so badly, that it threw you into fits of abnormal behavior that you couldn't seem to control? Shane is just now experiencing this awkward agony for the first time, when he lays eyes on Dimitry, the grandson of the owner of a nearby authentic Greek restaurant. Will he ever gain the courage to speak to him face to face?
Fifteen year old Arthur Price just saw his world come crashing down. From his mysterious family troubles, to the tragic sudden death of his single mother, everything Arthur has known is falling apart. However when an unlikely hero takes him in they find they both have a lot to learn before they can escape Arthur’s living nightmare
Young Brian has recently found himself completely wrapped up in a new obsession, and it's all surrounding the super cute teen boy that has just moved into the neighborhood. He's been trying to catch a glimpse of him whenever he gets the chance, but had no way to actually meet him, up close and personal. However, once the Spring rolls around, the neighborhood's annual block party is certain to bring him out of his hiding place, and give Brian the chance to finally mingle with his beautiful new crush. What happens next...is anybody's guess.
This story is autobiographical in nature, but I have made some modifications to protect the identities of those included in it. All the names have been changed, and in some cases things such as gender, locations, and sometimes familial compositions have been altered.
All that being said, this is MY truth, and it's time I released it so that I'm free to create from a place other than brokenness and sadness.
This will be dark, but there are spots of light in the great black. No void is truly empty when one gazes into it. The light from our eyes illuminates more than we realize.
Following the death of his mother, fifteen-year-old Robbie is forced to move from England to start a new life living with his uncle’s family in Canada. Homesick, confused, and missing his close friend, it soon becomes clear to his new family that Robbie is carrying a lot more baggage than he arrived with.