Books by Adam Selzer

I KISSED A ZOMBIE, AND I LIKED IT by Adam Selzer
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Jan. 26, 2010

"Hilarious. (Fantasy. 12-14)"
Ever since the post-humans (werewolves, vampires and zombies) revealed themselves to humans, high school for Alley has been a real drag. Read full book review >
THE SMART ALECK’S GUIDE TO AMERICAN HISTORY by Adam Selzer
HISTORY
Released: Dec. 22, 2009

"They just won't know if the Smart Alecks have been as wrong about lots of stuff as the teachers and historians they disparage, as they are far too cool to include anything like, say, a bibliography. (Nonfiction. 12 & up)"
Written by "a bunch of comedians who snuck into being historians through the back door," this irreverent guide to American history takes readers from the earliest days of settlement to the presidency of Barack Obama. Read full book review >
ANDREW NORTH BLOWS UP THE WORLD by Adam Selzer
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 8, 2009

"That said, the odd characters and the silly, over-the-top chapter intros that feature Andrew's spy-mission imaginings will entertain sophisticated readers looking for fluff adventure. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Third grader Andrew "Danger" North can't wait to get into the family business. Read full book review >
I PUT A SPELL ON YOU by Adam Selzer
FICTION
Released: Sept. 9, 2008

"Dedicated to Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein and Mark Felt, Chrissie's fellows in investigative reporting. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Alternating voices relate this farcical mystery. Read full book review >
PIRATES OF THE RETAIL WASTELAND by Adam Selzer
FICTION
Released: April 8, 2008

"Float it toward tweener sitcom fans. (Fiction. 12-15)"
Looking for fresh triumphs in the wake of the brouhaha caused by his avant-garde sex-ed film in How to Get Suspended and Influence People (2007), geeky eighth-grader Leon joins the rest of his Gifted Pool cronies in filming a semi-mock takeover of the local Starbucks clone, Wackfords. Read full book review >
HOW TO GET SUSPENDED AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE by Adam Selzer
FICTION
Released: Feb. 13, 2007

"Pervasive strong language and subject matter bump up the target audience, but there's definite appeal in the "kid-wins-over-teacher" plot and some real laughs along the way to victory. (Fiction. 13-15)"
Eighth-grader Leon Noside Harris is in the "gifted pool" at school. Read full book review >