Tag Archive - Russel Middlebrook: The Futon Years

THE THING I DIDN’T KNOW I DIDN’T KNOW Cover Reveal!

My tenth novel, The Thing I Didn’t Know I Didn’t Know, will be released December 15! It’s about being young, gay, and living in Seattle in 2014. Here’s the cover! So a lot of people have asked me, “Is this another Russel Middlebrook book?” And the answer is: yes … and no.The main character is […]

The Road to Amazing Discussion Guide

Warning: Contains Plot Spoilers! The Road to Amazing By Brent Hartinger Synopsis Twenty-five year-old Russel Middlebrook is finally marrying his boyfriend. But when the two of them gather their close friends together in a big house on a remote island the weekend before the ceremony, everything seems to go wrong. Major Themes and Ideas (1) […]

The Thing I Didn’t Know I Didn’t Know Discussion Guide

Warning: Contains Plot Spoilers! The Thing I Didn’t Know I Didn’t Know By Brent Hartinger Synopsis Twenty-three-year-old Russel Middlebrook searches for the secret to gay life and love in trendy Seattle. Major Themes and Ideas (1) The twenties are a time of exploration and self-discovery. But while that can be exciting, it can also be […]

Barefoot in the City of Broken Dreams Discussion Guide

Warning: Contains Plot Spoilers! Barefoot in the City of Broken Dreams By Brent Hartinger Synopsis Twenty-four year-old Russel Middlebrook moves to Los Angeles with his boyfriend Kevin to try to make it as a screenwriter, but things don’t turn out like he expected. Major Themes and Ideas (1) Disappointments are inevitable in life, but we […]