Book List in Order: 17 titles

  • At age 15 Nick Davidson is yanked from his sedate Indiana home. And abruptly deposited with an all-new family. Even more unnerving, he is parachuted into the notorious Twisp family of “Youth in Revolt” fame. Soon he will be hanging at the beach, ...


  • Nearly a year has passed since we last checked in with the tumultuous, ever-burgeoning Twisp clan. Join them again as they face the bumps and pitfalls of life in contemporary Los Angeles. Romance blooms, enemies plot revenge, elephants rampage, and b...


  • This dark comic tale has it all: drinking, smoking, adultery, murder, suicide, cats, donuts, and lots of zany poetry. The man in charge is R. Daniel Nixon (first name Richard), a tall, bald poet who can't seem to get a break: not from life or from th...


  • It’s the summer of 1949. The Cold War is heating up, TV is catching on, workers are striking, and campers are roughing it. In Ohio recent high-school grad Wilder S. Flint hits the road in pursuit of a mystery salesman who promises miracles by the d...


  • Nick Twisp is “sort of” famous and is–by his own accounts–the greatest in his profession for the past 500 years. So why are his neighbors wondering who’s that “grouchy white man” in apartment 22B? Our hero faces career setbacks, life ch...


  • Handsome Yale grad Colm Moran wants to be a film producer. But his father has another idea: go dip his toe into the business world at a small company in rural California that makes bathing suits for women with problem figures. So Colm heads west and ...


  • Helen and Brenda presents two hilarious novels in one volume. Each is complete and unabridged. Helen of Pepper Pike: Suburban Cleveland housewife Helen Spall has three difficult kids and a tax-attorney husband who’s inclined to be brutally frank a...


  • Rebellious Nick Twisp of "Youth in Revolt" was a master at driving his parents to the brink. When he wasn't burning down parts of Berkeley or springing girlfriends from homes for unwed mothers, he was dodging gendarmes in Paris. So what sort of paren...


  • After seven King Georges a beautiful new Queen ascends the throne in America . . . Welcome to the Kingdom of America, where a crisis in succession imperils the 220-year reign of the Washington royal family. Into the breech steps a lovely descendant o...






  • Unemployed, separated from his wife, and facing foreclosure, Axel Weston needs a quick miracle to salvage his life. Then an unexpected magical power promises to turn things around. But when Axel starts to use his new-found power, he finds that invisi...


  • The hilarious sequel to the cult favorite Youth in Revolt, now a major motion picture starring Michael Cera and Justin Long. In the wry and subversive further journals of Nick Twisp, we reunite with America's most literate teen diarist as he accid...


  • So what exactly happened to those teen fugitives, Nick and Sheeni, after that fateful last day in Paris? A new generation of Twisps and Saunders explore these mysteries and more in this rollicking conclusion (Book 6) of the Nick Twisp saga. Like Nick...


  • The revolt (and laughs) continue in Book 5 as Nick and Sheeni duck the FBI and assorted angry parents by escaping to Paris. Try as he might to lie low, blend in, and even learn a little French, Nick soon finds himself the elusive target of a storm of...



  • After a flock of alcohol and tobacco addicted laboratory pigeons who think they are human are set loose in San Francisco by animal rights activists, they search for Sam Spade, hoping that he will return them to their caretaker....


  • Now back in print: The prophetic comic novel of Presidential politics and mischief-making twin daughters. Hailed by Midwest Book Review as "a witty, inventive, unique, engaging, laugh-a-minute novel of pure delight." From the author of the undergroun...


  • The hilarious, take-no-prisoners novel about a cynical, sex-obsessed teenager's pining love for an intelligent girl—the basis for the major motion picture starring Michael Cera.Youth in Revolt is the journals of Nick Twisp, California's most precoc...