A Million Miles


"A Million Miles plays out like an Almost Famous for anyone whose version of Stillwater came up playing in VFW Halls. Part throwback to a bygone era, and part tribute to the kind of friendships that only music can foster, no matter what your background, you're bound to see part of yourself in this wide-eyed story."

- Trevor Kelley, co-author of Everybody Hurts

A Million Miles is a novel written by Amy Fleisher Madden. It is a no-holds-barred coming of age story told with the burgeoning indie/emo music scene of the late ‘90s set as the backdrop. Get in the van and drive around America with Maddy Traeger and her favorite band, Crimson + Clover. This is not a story of arenas with flashing lights and luxurious tour buses; it’s one of dank dive bars and all night drives in a hot-boxed sardine can. This story takes place in a scene that has been chronicled, but never truly exposed. You’ll experience through Maddy’s eyes what it’s really like to tour, and completely surrender your life to the fast moving blacktop that is the road.


Amy Fleisher Madden lives in New York City. She spends her days writing advertisements in a very large building, and she spends her nights writing other things in a very small apartment. 

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