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4 Gritty Differences Between New Adult and Young Adult Fiction

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It seems everybody knows what young adult fiction is, but what about this genre “new adult?” The two genres are actually pretty similar, but here are 4 basic differences between new adult and young adult fiction. New Adult Versus Young Adult Fiction: Protagonist’s Age NA and YA novels tell a coming of age tale. The key difference is: of […]

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4 Ways Reading the Hang-Ups and Hangovers Books Will Change Your Life

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The Hang-Ups and Hangovers books wrestle with the realities of dating and romance in today’s hookup culture. It’s choppy waters out there and whether you’re single, taken, male, or female, you can take something from the human experience that is David McCleary’s narrative. Mindset While you read through David’s despressing follies and exhilarating successes, you might […]

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4 Facts about Leslie’s Character in Hang-Ups and Hangovers That Will Make Your Hair Stand on End

I’ve stated that the majority of events in Hang-Ups and Hangovers are true. That is kind of what makes it such a special read. You’re reading through a chapter and then wondering, “can this be real? Is this fact or fiction?” Well, I’ve decided to shed light on some of those grey areas where you probably wondered […]

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4 Ways Hang-Ups and Hangovers Can Keep You From Hang-Ups and Hangovers

There are TONS of relationship and dating self-help books and they all say the same things: “Hold frame. Put yourself first. Have confidence.” What does any of that stuff mean, practically? That’s when I decided to write a novel showcasing the details of a personal dating journey and evolution told through the eyes of David McCleary […]

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Excerpt – The Douche Hill Bar Story From Hang-Ups and Hangovers

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In Chapter 32 of Hang-Ups and Hangovers, David tells Tyrone the story about the time in college when Evan got insanely drunk and ripped a toilet out of the floor at a bar David referred to as Douche Hill, located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. This excerpt is the full story pulled from Hang-Ups and Hangovers. Before […]

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“So… Is This Book About You?” Why I Wrote Hang-Ups and Hangovers

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The number one question I have received from every person who has heard the plot of Hang-Ups and Hangovers has been, “So… is this book about you?” For the most part, yes, this book is colored by my experiences as a single guy in his twenties. Some things are truer than others. Some things are written […]

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