Grenade Bouquets (Book 2 of the Runaway Train series)
Grenade Bouquets Runaway Train Book Two Lee Matthew Goldberg Genre: Young Adult Publisher: Wise Wolf Books Date of Publication: August 5, 2021 ISBN: 978-1953944078 ASIN: B093G4T9PL Number of pages: 286 Word Count: 70,000 Tagline: “I’m a time bomb, a cannonball, I destroy everything around me.” Book Description: I had stars in my eyes and I couldn't see around them... The year is 1995 and my parents have finally allowed me to take the summer to tour in a VW van across the country with my boyfriend Evan and our band. Yes, my dream to be a singer became reality. Even with Clarissa, Evan's jealous ex-girlfriend, as the lead singer, it's my presence on stage that led us to a major record deal. There are moments you'll always remember in life, but I can't imagine anything more cool than hearing your song on the radio for the first time. But being a Rockstar isn't as easy as it sounds. Using alcohol and drugs as coping mechanisms, nothing but tension surrounded me, hurting my still blossoming relationship, and continued grieving over my sister's death. A love letter to the nineties and a journey of a girl becoming a woman, Grenade Bouquets charts the rollercoaster ride of a band primed to explode on the scene, as long as they keep from actually exploding.
About the Author: Lee Matthew Goldberg is the author of seven novels including THE ANCESTOR and THE MENTOR, currently in development as a film off his original script, and the YA series RUNAWAY TRAIN. He has been published in multiple languages and nominated for the Prix du Polar. After graduating with an MFA from the New School, his writing has also appeared in The Millions, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, LitReactor, Monkeybicycle, Fiction Writers Review, Cagibi, Necessary Fiction, Hypertext, the anthology Dirty Boulevard, The Montreal Review, The Adirondack Review, The New Plains Review, Underwood Press and others. His pilots and screenplays have been finalists in Script Pipeline, Book Pipeline, Stage 32, We Screenplay, the New York Screenplay, Screencraft, and the Hollywood Screenplay contests. He is the co-curator of The Guerrilla Lit Reading Series and lives in New York City. Follow him at: http://leematthewgoldberg.com/ https://www.facebook.com/leemgol https://twitter.com/LeeMatthewG https://www.instagram.com/leematthewgoldberg/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/lee-matthew-goldberg-558758178/ https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/56045373-grenade-bouquets