Books by Michael Harmon

STICK by Michael Harmon
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"Engaging and uplifting. (Fiction. 12-16)"
In this new football novel, a nerdy superhero and a clueless sports star demonstrate that all the play-by-play that really matters is mostly off the field. Read full book review >
UNDER THE BRIDGE by Michael Harmon
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"While the swearing, sex and drug use proclaim this an issues book for older teens, the heart is very much in the after-school-special camp, with a satisfying resolution never in doubt. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Tate's crew are all skateboarders, but it's his little brother Indy who has the talent—and also a taste for drugs and rebelling against their straight-laced dad. Read full book review >
THE CHAMBER OF FIVE by Michael Harmon
FICTION
Released: June 14, 2011

"With a cast of mostly unlikable characters, this novel of privilege and corruption proves uninspiring. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
As the son of a U.S. Congressman, 17-year-old Jason Weatherby knows all about power and influence. Read full book review >
BRUTAL by Michael Harmon
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 10, 2009

"Still, strong medicine with a strong message. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
An angry 16-year-old shakes up her school when she challenges its social order. Read full book review >
THE LAST EXIT TO NORMAL by Michael Harmon
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 11, 2008

"Predictably, Ben comes to like Montana, but this story takes funny twists and poignant turns through the backwoods. (Fiction. YA)"
Spiky-haired skater Ben Campbell moves with his gay dads to rural Montana, where he finds animal carcasses, trucks, a cute farm girl and a troubled kid next door. Read full book review >
SKATE by Michael Harmon
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 10, 2006

"A marvelous debut. (Fiction. YA)"
This remarkable first novel features a rebellious, smart outcast who's battling life as he struggles to take care of his little brother. Read full book review >