Bad Choices Make Good Stories is a darkly funny coming-of-age novel based on true events. Oliver, a teenage hacker living in Germany, meets Donna online. She's an American girl living in New York. After chatting and talking on the phone for months, he finally decides to surprise her with a visit. But he soon finds out that things are not what they appeared to be, and that this visit will change his life forever.
"Entertaining, refreshing, unsettling and absorbing, and surprisingly perhaps, a thinking person’s book."
★★★★★ (5/5) - Viga Boland, Readers' Favorite
"A must read. One of those rare books that sucks you in from the first to the last page. It's the best thing I've read since The Perks of Being A Wallflower."
★★★★★ (5/5) - Sally Mitchum, Amazon Review
"The most engaging memoir I’ve ever read."
★★★★★ (5/5) - Caitlin Lyle Farley, Readers' Favorite
"One whirlwind adventure after another. I was enthralled."
★★★★ (4/4) - Christina Rose, Online Book Club
"This generation’s version of Catcher in the Rye. I kid you not. It’s that good."
★★★★★ (5/5) - Ray Simmons, Readers' Favorite
"An important book. Don't miss it!"
★★★★★ (5/5) - James Okun, Bookplex
Oliver Markus Malloy is a German-American novelist and comic artist. Born and raised in Aachen, Germany, he currently lives in Los Angeles, CA.
Malloy began his writing career in the early 1990s, as editor-in-chief of a computer magazine with a monthly circulation of over 500,000, which was distributed by Germany's largest publishing house. After moving to New York, he was the art director for a newspaper in Manhattan, and later the production manager for a newspaper in Brooklyn, before he began self-publishing his cartoons online in May 2000. He has never had another 9-5 job since.
His bestselling trilogy, Bad Choices Make Good Stories, has been downloaded over 100,000 times on Amazon, Apple Books, Google Books, and Kobo.