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    • The Elephant of Surprise

    • The Russel Middlebrook Series
    • By: Brent Hartinger
    • Narrated by: Josh Hurley
    • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 73

    People aren't always what they seem to be. Sometimes we even surprise ourselves. So discovers seventeen-year-old Russel Middlebrook in The Elephant of Surprise, a stand-alone sequel to Brent Hartinger's landmark 2003 gay young adult novel Geography Club (which has now been adapted as a feature film co-starring Scott Bakula and Nikki Blonsky). In this latest audiobook, Russel and his friends Min and Gunnar are laughing about something they call the Elephant of Surprise - the tendency for life to never turn out as expected.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing!!

    • By Dustin89 on 07-19-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Geography Club

    • By: Brent Hartinger
    • Narrated by: Josh Hurley
    • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111

    Russel Middlebrook is convinced he's the only gay kid at Goodkind High School. Then his online gay chat buddy turns out to be none other than Kevin, the popular but closeted star of the school's baseball team. Soon Russel meets other gay students, too. There's his best friend Min, who reveals that she is bisexual, and her soccer-playing girlfriend Terese. Then there's Terese's politically active friend, Ike. But how can kids this diverse get together without drawing attention to themselves?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great narration and timely topic

    • By mindnbody on 03-01-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Road to Amazing

    • By: Brent Hartinger
    • Narrated by: Josh Hurley
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    Russel Middlebrook is gettin' hitched! The wedding is taking place in a remote lodge on an island in Puget Sound. Russel and his husband-to-be have invited all their close friends to spend the whole weekend together beforehand. And for the first time in his life, Russel is determined to not be neurotic, and not over-think things.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • So happy my favorite characters are back!

    • By Belen on 04-22-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Double Feature

    • Attack of the Soul-Sucking Brain Zombies/Bride of the Soul-Sucking Brain Zombies (The Russel Middlebrook Series)
    • By: Brent Hartinger
    • Narrated by: Josh Hurley, Vanessa Johansson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    It's a horror-movie extravaganza in this, the second sequel to Brent Hartinger's Geography Club. Two complete books in one recount the stories of best friends Russel and Min who sign up to be extras on the set of a zombie film and learn that there's nothing scarier than high school romance.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Order of the Poison Oak

    • The Russel Middlebrook Series, Book 2
    • By: Brent Hartinger
    • Narrated by: Josh Hurley
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77

    Geography Club's Russel Middlebrook is back, and he and his friends are off to work as counselors at a summer camp. Brent Hartinger's third novel is the story of Indian legends, skinny-dipping in moonlit coves, and passionate summer romance. It's also the story of Russel's latest club, the Order of the Poison Oak, a secret society dedicated to helping its members see life's hidden beauty and accept its sometimes painful sting.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Unique sequel

    • By mindnbody on 03-01-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Thing I Didn't Know I Didn't Know

    • By: Brent Hartinger
    • Narrated by: Josh Hurley
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 105

    Russel Middlebrook is 23 years old, gay, and living in trendy Seattle, but life isn't keeping up with the hype. Most of his friends have a direction in life - either ruthlessly pursuing their careers or passionately embracing their own aimlessness. But Russel is stuck in place. All he knows is that crappy jobs, horrible dates, and pointless hook-ups just aren't cutting it anymore. What's the secret? What does everyone else know that he doesn't?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Impressive

    • By Ben on 08-14-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Barefoot in the City of Broken Dreams

    • By: Brent Hartinger
    • Narrated by: Josh Hurley
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    Twenty-four-year-old Russel Middebrook and his boyfriend have moved to Los Angeles so Russel can try to make it as a screenwriter. Almost right away, in a forgotten old house off of Sunset Boulevard, Russel meets Isaac Brander - a once-famous film producer who is convinced he can turn Russel's screenplay into a movie.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Didn't connect to the story.

    • By Belen on 04-22-16

    Regular price: $19.95