The Suicide Journal tells the story of Cal, an introverted teenager growing up in a small town in Upstate New York in the 1990s. Cal's life takes a dark turn after he witnesses a horrific incident in high school. Unable to cope with his resulting PTSD and addiction issues, Cal decides to chronicle the most vivid memories of his life before taking it. The story unfolds through a series of vignettes throughout Cal's childhood that are equal parts uplifting and tragic, including the day that changes his life forever.
Galen loves dreaming up stories, but he never expected to be pulled into a nightmare.
An irresistible longing drags Galen to an ancient vault where, long ago, the gods of Order locked Chaos away. Chaos promises power to the one destined to liberate it, but Galen's dreams warn of dark consequences.
He isn't the only one racing to the vault, however. Horace, the bully who lives to torment Galen, is determined to unleash Chaos--and he might know how to do it.
Galen's imagination always got him into trouble, but now it may be the only thing that can prevent Horace from unraveling the world.
"There is a quality of imagination and detail here that impresses me. This is no ordinary sword and sorcery story. [Glen Dahlgren] is a novelist who I think will become more widely known as his skill is appreciated." --Piers Anthony
What lurks in a crate found 100 years too late? The future and past collide when a time capsule is unearthed--along with earth-shattering secrets!
There's something peculiar about the troubled world of 2078--more than just their hydrofruit, holla-grams, ear cams, and traffic bots. In the state of futuristic New England, rain rarely falls and history is taboo, yet a captivating time capsule is displayed during the last week of school. When Lyr and Innie discover a delirious diary in the depths, they're soon immersed in a mystery from a century past, taking them to a place they never expect!
In more ways than one, they're drawn to an era where pizzas are pranked, Star Wars is new, technology scarce, but the food is plenty and it's not long before they bond with Janet--writer of the teen angst pages. Along for the ride through giddy crushes, ghost selfies, a snarky nemesis, and too many blizzards to count, their laughter and tears share more in common than originally thought. Is a century apart really that different?
But when cryptic clues leap off the doodled paper, the girls begin to wonder... is the relic just full of adolescent gibberish or does it hold the key to a paradox bigger than themselves?
All the while, Blair endures the relentless bullying of the Ice Queen and her obnoxious friends, which escalates to new heights when she falls for the Queen’s ex-boyfriend. She desperately tries to escape the Queen’s wrath, but a nasty chain of events lands her in the midst of a cyberwar.
When Blair is finally making headway to get her life back on track, mysterious new cyberattacks threaten both her freedom and her future. Blair and her closest friends must race against time to figure out who is behind them before her entire world comes crashing down.
He’s alone He’s tattooed He’s badly burnt He’s fighting for his life A knee injury turns my world upside down, putting my gymnastics scholarship in doubt. As I wait for surgery, I’m persuaded into volunteering to help with my college applications. The boy called Spider has no family nearby and faces many months in hospital. They think my visits will help with his recovery, give him something to look forward to, help him heal. But they're wrong. I don't help Spider. He helps me. The boy who has nothing to live for Ends up giving me everything to live for.