A Broken Kind of Life

  • by Jamie Mayfield
  • Narrated by Tristan Wright
  • 7 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Aaron Downing is broken, barely clinging to the hope that one day, he will be normal again. His life remains a constant string of nightmares, flashbacks, and fear, but he perseveres and starts college, determined to move on.
Then Aaron gets assigned to work with Spencer Thomas for his programming project. Aaron doesn't want Spencer to think he's a freak, but as he gets to know his new deaf friend, he figures out he doesn't need to be "normal". If he could just learn to control his fear, that could be enough to find his footing again.
Or so Aaron thinks until his parents begin talking about institutionalizing him to give his brothers a more stable life. He searches desperately to find a way to cope or even to fake normalcy. But his new shrink's instability makes conquering his demons that much more difficult, and his attraction to Spencer threatens to send Aaron spinning out of control.
Adapted as a YA edition of the novel Aaron by J.P. Barnaby.
One hundred percent of the author's royalties are being donated to help homeless LGBT kids find safe shelter.


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Moving performance and good tale

The writing is occasionally a little laboured but it is touching, hopeful and nicely read
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 28-05-2014
  • Publisher: Harmony Ink Press