Books by James W. Bennett

PLUNKING REGGIE JACKSON by James W. Bennett
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"A sports novel with some depth, this may fit the bill for older readers. (Fiction. YA)"
Coley Burke is a star pitcher, but his senior year is anything but stellar. Read full book review >
BLUE STAR RAPTURE by James W. Bennett
FICTION
Released: April 1, 1998

"He also leaves plotlines unresolved, neglects to develop a clear climax, and is skimpy with sports action. (Fiction. 12-15)"
A week of basketball camp sparks deep changes in a high-school junior's outlook, but readers may wonder why, so sparely written and roughly constructed is this story from Bennett (The Squared Circle, 1995, etc.). T.J. isn't looking too hard at just who's paying for him and his 6' 9" friend, Tyron, to attend camp; after all, a coach from North State has already made overtures, in direct violation of NCAA rules. Read full book review >