Going to New York: The Strange True Story of the First Influencer

· Bad Choices Make Good Stories Book 1 · Bookmaester
143 reviews

About this ebook

"Great book! I couldn't put it down."

-Eric "Butters" Stough, five-time Emmy-winning producer of South Park

Oliver, a 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.

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143 reviews
Bree xo
July 23, 2020
Firstly and strangely, the first part of the title of the book is quite deceiving. Im three quarters of the way through reading the book and I still haven't learnt anything about how the Great American opioid epidemic of the 21st century began as stated, otherwise A very enjoyable and easy to read ebook giving you a look, firstly into the authors very interesting and challenging life with the first love and wife of his life. It is written as a very easy to read personal memoir or diary type ebook with seriously unlucky and disasterous relationship tales of quite a few of his subsequent relationships, the experiences they have together and the lessons the author has learnt along the way. I liked the way it was quite varied in content and it was very easy and enjoyable to read.
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Aimee Brocious
April 10, 2020
Funny. At times self-depricating. Honest. Real. Read anything Oliver has written and tell me I am wrong. (Secretly love him!) He can tell a story and get you hooked without noticing until you can't imagine not sticking around until the end!
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Charlene Eckard
March 5, 2018
It's a good enough story. Just a lot of misspelled words, and parts of the story that seemed to never end that didn't serve a purpose. Other than that it is interesting enough that I bought the second book.
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About the author

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.

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