“I found out there’s nothing really wrong with myself but me.” -Peyton Pieters
Fans of ‘The Outsiders and the Catcher in the Rye’ will love this modern take on high school romance gone wrong. A coming of age tale of teenage rebellion.
With the death of his older brother still haunting him Peyton Pieters rebels against a society that rejects individuality. When he sets off to find the only girl he has ever loved things spiral downward into a self-imposed existential crisis. Obsessed with crush Amber, Peyton begins a journey that hearkens back to Kerouac’s ‘On the Road’ and Salinger’s ‘the Catcher in the Rye’ which leads to self-loathing and destruction. After skipping his high school graduation, Peyton questions the meaning of life only to discover there’s nothing wrong with being yourself. The novel for the new lost Generation Z that explores issues teenagers are often afraid to talk about. the Loser in the Static. Free on Kindle.