Joshua Amses

Books

How They Became Birds
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,470. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2022 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
How They Became Birds collects three short novels about growing up. In all three stories memory, longing, and violence intersect to create unusual and honest portraits of youth in extremis.
The Moment Before An Injury
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,340. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2020 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Moment Before an Injury is a novel of amoral ghosts, stolen dogs, creative revenge, petty criminality, vocational ennui, and the fragile politics of absolute power in a small town.
Raven or Crow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,360. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2020 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Marlowe has recently moved back home to Vermont after flunking his first term at a private college in the Midwest, when his sort of girlfriend, Eleanor, goes missing. The circumstances surrounding Eleanor’s disappearance stand to reveal more about Marlowe than he is willing to allow. Rather than report her missing, he resolves to find Eleanor himself.
Ghats
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,810. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2019 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Oliver Himmel enjoys a simple, if unrewarding, life in the small town of Acheron, Vermont. The arrival of Carissa, for whom he has long nursed a longing, precipitates a series of mostly unfortunate events that will ultimately send Oliver halfway across the world - a journey that serves up a sobering reminder of what he fears most: that he will always be alone in the shadow of other people's love.
During This, Our Nadir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,740. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Walter Ratliff is released from jail on the eve of the biggest hurricane to ever make landfall in New York City, he returns to his apartment to find Cordelia, the love of his life, has abandoned him, and returned to their hometown of Acheron, Vermont. Walter's past threatens to disrupt not just his tenuous relationship with Cordelia, but his sense of home, family, and stability as well.

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coming of age    growing up    youth