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  • Bibliography:
    19 Books (1 Series)
  • First Book:
    March 2003
  • Latest Book:
    March 2021
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Full Series List in Order

Russel Middlebrook

1 - Geography Club (Mar-2003)
2 - The Order of the Poison Oak (Mar-2005)
3 - Split Screen // Double Feature (Feb-2007)

Book List in Order: 19 titles



  • Russel Middlebrook is convinced he's the only gay kid at Goodkind High School. Then his online gay chat buddy turns out to be none other than Kevin, the popular but closeted star of the school's baseball team. Soon Russel meets other gay students...



  • The guy looked at me with a stare that would have frozen antifreeze.

    "You the new groupie, huh?"

    "Yeah," I said. "So?"

    "So no one wants you here. Why don't you go back where you came from?"

    I can't go bac...



  • Summer camp is different from high school. Something about spending the night. Things happen. Geography Club's Russel Middlebrook is back, and he and his friends are off to work as counselors at a summer camp. Brent Hartinger's third novel is...



  • Harlan's a popular kid and Manny's a geek But something strange is happening to both of them. Harlan is slowly losing his grip because he's plagued by panic attacks he can't control. And Manny has started having nerve-racking nightmares that leave...



  • It's a horror-movie extravaganza in this companion to Brent Hartinger's Geography Club! Two books in one recount the stories of best friends Min and Russel who sign up to be extras on the set of a zombie film " then learn that there's nothing s...



  • It's a horror-movie extravaganza in this companion to Brent Hartinger's Geography Club! Two books in one recount the stories of best friends Min and Russel who sign up to be extras on the set of a zombie film - then learn that there's nothing scarier...



  • Eleven-year-old Julie Fray is living a nightmare. Her parents are fighting so much she can't even escape when she goes to sleep. Every night she has horrible dreams--and all she wants is for them to stop. Then one night she wakes up inside her dre...



  • For most kids, fifteen is the year of the optional summer job: Sure, you can get a job if you really want one, but it isn't required or anything. Too bad Dave's dad doesn't agree! Instead of enjoying long days of biking, swimming, and sitting around,...



  • Zach lives with his grandparents on a remote island in Puget Sound in Washington State. With only his little brother, Gilbert, to keep him company, Zach feels cut off from the world. But when Gilbert is kidnapped, Zach tries the only thing he can thi...






  • Book 4 in the Lambda Award-winning Russel Middlebrook Series!

    People aren't always what they seem to be. Sometimes we even surprise ourselves.

    So discovers seventeen-year-old Russel Middlebrook in The Elephant of Surprise, a stand-al...




  • Book 3 in the Russel Middlebrook Series, Winner of the Lambda Book Award!

    It's a horror-movie extravaganza in this, the second sequel to Brent Hartinger's gay teen classic, Geography Club. Two complete books in one recount the stories of bes...



  • "I guess this was what they meant by a loss of innocence. Who knew?"

    Russel Middlebrook is 23 years old, gay, and living in trendy Seattle, but life isn't keeping up with the hype. Most of his friends have a direction in life either ruthlessly ...



  • “There was no way moving to Los Angeles was going to make me give up my soul. After all, I’d already seen all the movies about Hollywood. I knew how things worked.”

    Twenty-four year-old Russel Middebrook and his boyfriend have moved to...



  • “I think gay guys like weddings more than anyone. And it's not because we want to destroy marriage, like some people say. It's because we really, really want to get married!"

    Russel Middlebrook is gettin' hitched!

    The wedding is tak...



  • A weekend retreat in the woods and an innocent game of three truths and a lie go horribly wrong in this high-octane psychological thriller filled with romantic suspense by a Lambda Award-winning author. Deep in the forest, four friends gather for ...



  • Book 2 in the Otto Digmore Series"If we get caught, they'll throw us in jail. On the other hand, we'll have been involved in one of the craziest Hollywood stories I've ever heard, and maybe someone will want to turn *that* into a movie!"Otto Digmore ...



  • NOW A FEATURE FILM! And being developed as a TV series...“Our parents just said we had to get summer jobs. They didn’t say *what* summer jobs!”Dave and his two best friends, Hannah and Curtis, are looking forward to a summer of comp...



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    Book 1 in The Otto Digmore Series
    "Road trip!"
    Otto Digmore is a 26-year-old gay guy with dreams of being a successful actor, and he's finally getting some attention as a result of his supporting role on a struggling sitcom. But he's also a bur...





Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Brent Hartinger has published 19 books.

Brent Hartinger does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Project Pay Day, was published in March 2021.

The first book by Brent Hartinger, Geography Club, was published in March 2003.

Yes. Brent Hartinger has 1 series.