Book List:32 titles

  • Dive into summer fun with this hilarious illustrated middle-grade series Life's a vacation when you live in the world's wackiest motel P.T. and his best friend, Gloria, are getting ready for St. Pete Beach's first-ever Sandapalooza The Wonderland'...


  • #1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Grabenstein is back with the third fantastically fun, puzzle-packed MR. LEMONCELLO adventure! On your marks. Get set. Lemon, cello, GO! Everyone’s favorite game maker, Mr. Lemoncello, is testing ou...


  • Every theater has its demons. At this one? They’re real. Zack is staying at the Hanging Hill summer theater, a place where he and his family hope to recover from the fiery fallout of Zack’s last ghostly encounter. The theater is all set to s...


  • Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. It just doesn’t usually come from the grave. The basement of Zack’s new school is hiding something, or rather someones. Two ghosts, to be exact -- Joseph and Seth Donnelly, brothers who perished in a sus...


  • There’s always something wacky happening when you live in a motel, and P.T. (named after P. T. Barnum, of course) has grown up at the world’s wackiest! When word gets out that the hottest teen idols in Hollywood (plus current YouTube sensation Ke...


  • From the bestselling author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library and co-author with James Patterson of I Funny, House of Robots, and Treasure Hunters, comes a hilarious illustrated series about all the wacky things that happen when you live in a...


  • The potentially true and incredibly amazing hidden history of New York City's Central Park From award-winning middle grades author Chris Grabenstein comes a brand new, fast-paced, fun read for children ages 8 to 108. Follow the intrepid 12-ye...


  • Welcome, boys and girls, readers of all ages, to the first-ever Library Olympics! Kyle and his teammates are back, and the world-famous game maker Luigi Lemoncello is at it again!   This time Mr. Lemoncello has invited teams from all across Ameri...






  • New from the author of "Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library" and coauthor of the I Funny series with James Patterson! Celebrate the power of imagination with this action-packed New York Times bestseller that shows that sometimes the real story sta...


  • This December, a girl who hates Christmas is in for the surprise of her life Ten-year-old Christina Lucci absolutely despises everything about Christmas. The carols, the eggnog, the decorations -- and most of all, Santa Claus. And for good reason:...


  • Kyle Keeley is the class clown, popular with most kids, (if not the teachers), and an ardent fan of all games: board games, word games, and particularly video games. His hero, Luigi Lemoncello, the most notorious and creative gamemaker in the world, ...


    • May-2013
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    In a debut volume, the collected short stories of Thomas H. Cook, one of America's most celebrated crime fiction authors. Over his acclaimed career, Cook’s novels have haunted, riveted, and spellbound readers across the world, and his short stor...


    • May-2013
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    “I didn’t do it!” is something cops hear all the time. But when the plea comes from a close friend who’s fallen on hard times, it’s tougher to ignore, especially for young Officer Danny Boyle. It’s the start of another action-packed s...


  • Briana Bloomfield, the talent Jake Lowenstein, the genius "Mongo," the muscle Jamal Wilson, the fifth grader -- and -- Riley Mack, the fearless leader Together, these five are the Known Troublemakers, stirring up trouble in the name of justice. W...


    • May-2012
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    The latest novel in the award-winning John Ceepak mystery series, set on the Jersey Shore. What if a reality TV show like Jersey Shore set up production in the fictional seaside resort Sea Haven? What if hitting the gym, tanning, and doing a littl...


  • What do you get when you add up 1 middle-school bully 2 bank robbers 57 dogs in peril 4,000 missing dollars and 5 daring troublemakers led by the one and only Riley Mack? 1 crazy caper! In this merry, mischievous romp, master storytel...


  • In New York City's Central Park, remarkable things happen after the sun goes down Nikki Van Wyck knows everything about Central Park. She can tell you how many benches it has, how many acres it isand exactly where to find an adventure after dark. ...


    • Oct-2011
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    The reported theft of a family heirloom sends officers Ceepak and Boyle racing to Sea Haven, New Jersey's Mussel Beach Motel to investigate. At the scene of the crime, Danny and Ceepak run into something much worse than a burglar: the DePinna family ...


  • Halloween is nearing, the one day of the year when the ghostly plane is close enough to the human plane to allow mischief and mayhem. But the ghosts who have their eye on Zack aren't thinking mischief, they are thinking murder. In this fourth volu...


  • Zack is about to start at his new school, and his dad, who went there years before, tells Zack the stories of the haunted janitor's closet, the specter of a dead crossing guard, and the Donnelly brothers, who perished in a suspicious fire. Dad doesn'...


  • in Death's Excellent Vacation

    The editors of Wolfsbane and Mistletoe and Many Bloody Returns deliver a new collection-including a never-before-published Sookie Stackhouse story. New York Times bestselling authors Charlaine Harris, Katie MacAlister, Jeaniene Frost-plus Lilith S...


    • May-2010
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    There’s more fireworks down the Jersey shore in Chris Grabenstein’s sixth fast-paced John Ceepak mystery Rolling Thunder. A prominent citizen suffers a heart attack on opening day of a brand new boardwalk roller coaster in the seedy seaside resor...


  • How serious is stage fright? At the Hanging Hill Playhouse, it can kill you. After narrowly escaping a malevolent spirit in The Crossroads, Zack and Judy are hoping to relax during the rehearsals for a show based on Judy's bestselling children's b...


    • Jul-2009
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    John Ceepak and Danny Boyle are making the rounds in Atlantic City when Danny runs into his former crush, Katie. She's working for a magician named Rock, and her life seems to be in better order than Boyle could have hoped for. But Ceepak and Boyle s...


    • Aug-2008
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    Hell Hole is the fourth book in the mystery series featuring former hardened military PD and current Sea Haven, NJ police officer John Ceepak and his partner, wise-cracking Danny Boyle. In Hell Hole, Ceepak is confronted with his most personal case y...


  • Perfect for Halloween! From the New York Times bestselling author of Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library and coauthor of I Funny and Treasure Hunters, comes a series of spine-tingling mysteries to keep you up long after the lights go out.Zack...


  • A sequel to Slay Ride finds FBI agent Christopher Miller tackling a band of domestic terrorists who are copying the tactics of Al Qaeda throughout a plot to crash an African airliner leaving JFK airport during a busy holiday season. By the author of ...


    • Jun-2007
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    John Ceepak and Danny Boyle returns with the hunt for a long-dormant serial killer who might be ready to strike again. An innocent discovery on the beach in Sea Haven pits Ceepak against a killer with a code just as rigid as his own. When the killer ...






  • Scott Wilkinson is a successful young advertising executive on his way to the top. Christopher Miller is an FBI legend who has been willing to do whatever it takes to see that justice is done. However, at age 50, he’s ready to spend more time with ...


    • May-2006
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    It's almost Labor Day, and the end of summer could mean the end of someone's life in this exciting sequel to Chris Grabenstein's Tilt-a-Whirl. Young Danny Boyle, the part-time summer cop "down the shore" in Sea Haven, New Jersey, gets taken on a w...


    • Sep-2005
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    There isn't much sun in the fun when a billionaire real estate tycoon is found murdered on the Tilt-A-Whirl at a seedy seaside amusement park in the otherwise quiet summer tourist town of Sea Haven. John Ceepak, a former MP just back from Iraq, has j...