But really, his story was only beginning. In his first memoir, king recounts his journeys to a dozen countries across the globe to adopt his siblings, Brave And Other Things I’ll Never Be, his bizarre days on the Disney lot alongside the likes of Michael Jackson and Miley Cyrus, and a life-shaking descent into depression and addiction after a ruinous breakup at the height of his writing career.
So maybe that meltdown is still on the way. If you thought you knew him before, be prepared to think again. By the age of twenty-seven, seth king had lived through an upbringing alongside seventeen adopted siblings, survived a career as a child actor without melting down, and finally become a bestselling author of novels like Honesty.
Also includes never-before-asked-for advice on how to handle online dating debacles, how to be brave and demand a seat at the table when the world just wants to shut you up, how to deal with Internet trolls hint: back away slowly, and what to do when a Russian government official tries to take you hostage on an adoption mission gone wrong hint: run.
From the author of the phenomenally bestselling novel The Summer Remains and the phenomenally unsuccessful flop Blue comes a new essay collection that is as heartfelt and hilarious as it is personal and revealing. Seth king is the voice of a new generation of authors. Prominent book review site“Seth King is annoying and needs to go away.
Anonymous amazon commenter“who’s that? You mean he isn’t the guy who wrote Carrie?” – Everyone else in the world, probably.
The acclaimed, award-winning novel from Seth King Teenager Cole Furman knows two things. The first is that nearly everyone in his deeply conservative family disapproves of gay people. The second is that he is falling flourescently in love with a hazel-eyed guy from school named Nick Flores. This book kept me on edge for hours and changed how I saw the world.
. Honesty should be required reading for humanity. Bestselling author Sam JD Hunt.
After a chance, butterfly-inducing encounter one autumn day, Henry starts to realize something strange: he might not be quite as straight as he’d always assumed. Ty stanton is a bohemian arts student who has been openly, and uncomplicatedly, gay ever since he asked for his first wig for Christmas. Henry morgan is a beer-drinking, arm-wrestling, 100% heterosexual American male who is still a little numb after a rough breakup from his longtime girlfriend.
Sexy, fun and thought provoking, seth king’s Straight is about all the love we can let into our lives when we dare to jump off the beaten path and veer a little off course. What follows is a breakneck adventure that upends both Ty and Henry’s lives for the long haul.
Male/Male: A Novel
As two old friends get closer and long-repressed feelings start rising into the light, life starts imitating art in a way Talon never expected – because he is not just writing his first gay love story anymore. We don’t need to be warned about love. All i wanted to do was write about Alexander and his world.
All i had to do was write a book about him. All i wanted was to capture his unique magic and hope to do it some justice on the page – but now I have been taken prisoner by that magic. Love is never wrong or shocking. All i did in the end was fall in love with him. Talon cooper is a struggling young writer who decides to enter the male/male, or gay romance, genre to expand his horizons.
He is living it in real life. My muse has become my master, and i have no idea what to do about it…” *Warning: lately I have come across many “warning labels” accompanying books about two men who love each other. Alexander mendes is an established gay fiction author who takes Talon under his muscled wing to introduce him to the vibrant LGBT+ world and ensure he approaches the subject respectfully.
It is just love. Consider this an un-warning label.
Sunlight changed me. Sam jd huntin the 1960s, fred ecklund meets a kaleidoscopic soul called Harry Faulkner, instantly changing both of their lives. I read sunlight in one sitting, and it has stayed with me… Sunlight will remind you straight down into your heart that true love happens, even in the dark.
Lucy lennox“heartbreaking…I will be thinking about Sunlight for a long, long time. Kindle Alexander"Brilliant. Perfectly executed. Eva lenoir"Beautiful and devastating. The next three decades are a harrowing and heartwarming period of danger, passion, and soul-deep love under the oaks of the oppressive Deep South.
Brace yourself for a transcendent tale about the astonishing ability of love to bloom even in the darkest of hours.
Straight-ish Straight, #2
Henry’s relationship with ty is being tested every day by aggressive admirers and by Ty’s increasingly dark admissions about his past. A new top favorite. Author abrianna Denae. This book left me breathless. If you enjoyed Straight, you will absolutely love Straight-ish. The full-length follow-up to seth king’s bestselling novel straight, and with hundreds of five-star reviews… Almost a year after Henry Morgan shocked himself and turned his world on its side by falling in love with another man, and other publications, featured in Buzzfeed, HuffPo, his life is in turmoil for entirely new reasons.
While ty battles off old demons – and the ex-boyfriends that won’t seem to stay away – Henry must face his most daunting obstacle since falling in love with a man: becoming famous while still halfway in the closet. To complicate things further, henry’s father’s hot new political career is casting an evermore intense spotlight onto every facet of Henry’s life.
The Summer Remains
In an era when many feel compelled to share and re-share anything about everything, prepare to feel a love so special, you will want to hug it close and make it yours forever. This story is not just a breath of fresh air, but a different kind of oxygen. Bookslapped“Amazing. Stunning. All she has to do now is write something worth reading.
Tender, honest and triumphant, the summer Remains explores a very human battle being waged in a very digital age: the search for a love that will outlast this temporary borrowing of bones. You just have to experience it for yourself. Cover to cover Book Blog. The first is that due to a quickly worsening medical condition, she faces a risky surgery in three months’ time that may or may not end in her death.
The second is that she would like to fall in love before then. As spring sinks into her namesake season on the florida coastline, Summer plays the odds and downloads a new dating app - and after one intriguing message from a beautiful surfer named Cooper Nichols, it becomes clear that the story of what may be her last few months under the sun is about to be completely revised.
I am changed. We solemnly swear Book Blog“There are no words. This is unlike anything I have read this year – maybe ever. Three chicks and their Books"The most beautiful book I have ever had the pleasure of experiencing.
Just read it. Author abrianna denae“this book will change you, devastate you, break you, haunt you, and remake you. Denning. I will ache for this book always. Author E. M. Hunt“seth’s best book. It will change you. Bestselling author Sam J. D. Graphic content - reader discretion advised “A masterpiece. Kell’s bookmark clique"Gripping, a true page-turner, tragic, and hauntingly beautiful.
. Liberty is the kind of story that lives in your heart forever. Bestselling author Aimee Walker“This is a masterpiece. Real talk book blog “a work of importance…this is a story that needs to be told. Evie H. You will always remember exactly where you were when you read this book. This is literature. Author kat mizera “My new favorite book of my life.
Better, more devastating, than The Summer Remains. Alison M. Poignant, horrifying, honest, gut-wrenching, pure.
Now i’m on the cold, hard ground. Will i let him get away with it, or will i use my pen to enshrine my pain in lights forever? Author Seth Royal is on top of the world – until he is unceremoniously dumped for dedicating a book to his commit-phobic boyfriend and “trying to move too fast. After deciding to take back some power by penning a tell-all about his breakup, Seth embarks down a road that takes him to some very surprising places – and maybe, just maybe, leads his long-suffering soul somewhere close to peace.
Dear jon is about learning to love, learning to stand up for yourself and breathe fire when you need to, learning how to be joyously, learning to let go, and above all, electrically alone. Jonathan Taylor Bennett. But i’m not totally powerless here – i’m a D-List author, and this heartbreak is making me see in screaming color for the first time in years.
Man of my dreams, creator of my blackest nightmares. Lawyer, athlete, playboy, dickwad. He fooled me into falling for him and then stepped away as soon as the descent began.
He's here, and for the first time, he's queer, this is his story. Author seth king was born in a time when homosexuality was illegal in his state, and fell in love with a male for the first time only months after it was decriminalized.
They divorced and lost contact – until now. Today, a sudden family death throws Robert and his ex-wife back together for the first time. Their bond is forbidden. Their relationship could upend lives. That’s where robert meets her son eliot, who was raised with his own father and is now a gorgeous – and openly gay – adult.
Soon eliot knows three things. And as suspicions arise, their attraction only grows…. One: robert is not his father figure, and never was – in fact, he barely remembers him. And to robert and Eliot’s surprise, sparks fly. Passion ignites, then threatens to explode. And three: he craves Robert more than anything he has ever wanted.
Eliot prince is falling hard for someone…His former stepfather. But their love? it’s a force of nature… ten years ago, a desperate and confused Robert Glazer briefly married a woman before confronting his sexuality and starting his life as an out gay man. Two: news of their union would still rock his whole world.