Books by Michael Laser

Released: July 16, 2015

"Laser lulls you into dislike of his protagonist and then mounts a steamroller of a novel. This book is a well-written, welcome surprise."
The moral of this fine novel is that there's hope for everyone, unless of course you screw it up. Read full book review >
CHEATER by Michael Laser
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"The lines between right and wrong become skewed as Karl begins to question authority and his future, and what results is a full-on Animal Farm style attack on No Child Left Behind, where readers find themselves illicitly cheering for the underdogs. (Fiction. YA)"
When a student's life is laid waste by an evil school vice-principal with a McCarthy-like penchant for hunting down cheaters, geek genius extraordinaire Karl Petrofsky steps up to the plate and conspires to aid and abet a band of Robin Hood-like rogue cheaters in his high school. Read full book review >
DARK AND LIGHT by Michael Laser
Released: Sept. 30, 2006

"Pointed, but colorless."
Muted story of a frustrated interracial relationship. Read full book review >
6-321 by Michael Laser
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"He successfully provides a genuine, non-sentimental evocation of a particular time and place as well as an understanding that growing up is an awkward, sometimes painful process no matter where or when. (Fiction. 11-14)"
In 1963 Queens, New York, Marc is just trying to get through sixth grade as effortlessly and unobtrusively as possible. Read full book review >
OLD BUDDY OLD PAL by Michael Laser
Released: June 1, 1999

"Burt's characterization of his own, eventual marriage——No more loneliness, but no more thrills——nicely captures the companionship readers will find with this debut novel."
A quietly diverting chronicle of friendship taxed to its limits, narrated by the duller friend. Read full book review >