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  • Bibliography:
    19 Books - 4 Series
  • First Book:
    July 1991
  • Latest Book:
    April 2022
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Full Series List in Order

Benchwarmers

1 - Benchwarmers (Sep-2019)
2 - Game Changers (Aug-2020)
3 - Mixed Doubles (Apr-2022)

Bobby Kelleher

1 - Running Mates (Nov-1993)
2 - Winter Games (Nov-1995)

Stevie Thomas and Susan Carol Anderson

1 - Last Shot: A Final Four Mystery (Sep-2005)
2 - Vanishing Act: Mystery at the U.S. Open (Sep-2006)
3 - Cover-up: Mystery at the Super Bowl (Aug-2007)
4 - Change-Up: Mystery at the World Series (Aug-2009)
5 - The Rivalry: Mystery at the Army-Navy Game (Oct-2010)
6 - Rush for the Gold: Mystery at the Olympic Games (May-2012)

The Triple Threat

1 - The Walk on (Sep-2014)
2 - The Sixth Man (Aug-2015)
3 - The DH (Sep-2016)

Book List in Order: 19 titles


  • The new edition of this bestseller in hardcover features never-before-published, all-new inside info on the money, personalities and politics of pro-tennis: Jimmy, Monica, Boris, Martina, et al. Now in paper.


    From the Trade Paperback editi...



  • When Washington Herald reporter Bobby Kelleher investigates the assassination of Maryland governor Barney Paulsen, he initially wonders whether Jamelle Touretta, leader of the radical Females for Freedom, may have engineered the murder so that a woma...



  • When reporter Bobby Kelleher visits Shelter Island in the dead of winter, he is surprised to find the little vacation town bustling with activity. And when he takes in a local high school basketball game, he is shocked to find the stands packed with ...



  • Danny Jordan is one of two lucky winners of the US Basketball Writer's Association's contest for aspiring journalists. His prize? A trip to New Orleans and a coveted press pass for the Final Four. It's a basketball junkie's dream come true! But th...



  • Stevie Thomas and Susan Carol Anderson, are covering the tennis tournament. This year's main attraction is young, beautiful Russian phenomenon Nadia Symanova. On the first day of the event, she disappears on the way from the locker room to Louis Arms...



  • THE SUPER BOWL. America's biggest sports spectacle. More than 95 million fans will be watching, but Steve Thomas and Susan Carol Anderson know that what they'll be watching is a lie. They know that the entire offensive line of the California Dreams h...



  • Beyond golf's polished surface there lies a world not often seen by the average fan. The caddy sees everything - the ambition, the strategy, the rivalries, the jealousies - that occurs behind the scenes. Award-winning John Feinstein, America's favour...



  • Teen reporters Stevie Thomas and Susan Carol Anderson are covering baseball's World Series, and during the course of an interview with a new hot pitcher, they discover more than a few contradictions in his life story. What's he hiding? An embarrassin...



  • Bestselling writer John Feinstein is back with another exciting sports-mystery, this one set behind the scenes at the storied Army-Navy football game. Teen sportswriters Stevie Thomas and Susan Carol Anderson are thrilled to be covering "America's...






  • Bestselling sportswriter and Edgar Award winner John Feinstein is back with another sports mystery featuring Stevie Thomas and Susan Carol Anderson -- this one set at the summer Olympics in London. In this book, Susan Carol isn't a reporter -- she's...



  • Bestselling sportswriter John Feinstein exposes the big money and back-room deals that pervade college-basketball recruiting in this fast-break young adult novel. Terrell Jamerson is the #1 high school basketball player in the country. His team i...



  • Bestselling sportswriter John Feinstein kicks off a new series for middle grade featuring Alex Myers, a student athlete who tries to take on the sports establishment in his new town. Alex Myers is a quarterback, but from the first day of footba...



  • A hard-hitting account of prejudice and perseverance on the basketball court. It’s basketball season. And for once, triple threat Alex Myers is not the one in the spotlight. There’s a new new guy in town, and Max Bellotti promises to turn t...



  • Perfect for baseball lovers and fans of Mike Lupica, book three in the Triple Threat series by New York Times bestselling sports writer John Feinstein explores what happens when athletes break the rules. Alex Myers’s football and basketball se...



  • In Backfield Boys, renowned sports journalist and New York Times-bestselling author John Feinstein tells a thrilling story of friendship, football, and a fight for justice. Freshman footballers Jason Roddin and Tom Jefferson are a perfect pair: Ja...



  • From award-winning sportswriter John Feinstein, a YA novel about a teen golfer poised to blaze his way into Masters Tournament history―and he’ll face secrecy, sacrifice, and the decision of a lifetime to get there. Seventeen-year-old Frank Bak...



  • The path to victory starts on the sidelines, in this fast-paced new middle grade series from #1 New York Times bestselling sportwriting powerhouse John Feinstein. Twelve-year-old Jeff Michaels, son of a Philadelphia TV sports reporter, is just lea...



  • Trouble is about to tip off for Jeff and Andi's sixth-grade basketball teams in Game Changers, a standalone second book in the middle-grade Benchwarmers series by #1 New York Times bestselling sportswriter John Feinstein. From a new coach'...



  • Jeff and Andi return to serve up trouble in tennis season, in this standalone third middle-grade book in the Benchwarmers series by #1 New York Times"bestselling sportswriter John Feinstein.Andi Carillo may have been a soccer prodigy and a basketba...





Award-Winning Books by John Feinstein

Last Shot: A Final Four Mystery
2006 Edgar Allan Poe Award -- Young Adult


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

John Feinstein has published 19 books.

John Feinstein does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Mixed Doubles, was published in April 2022.

The first book by John Feinstein, Hard Courts, was published in July 1991.

Yes. John Feinstein has 4 series.