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The Bumpy Daze of Orson Buggy: Book 1
Orson Buggy's Lessons for Losers

Copyright 2012, Shadowcat Press, ISBN 978-0615621173

      Twelve-year-old Orson Buggy might have suffered every horse-and-buggy insult known to man, but that would require people talking to him. Over the years he has acquired only a tiny group of friends. His uber-loser friends. The worst of the worst. Now he has the chance to start over at a new school, without any of his loser friends holding him back. If he can just keep people from finding out his name, he might have a shot at being normal for the first time in his life.
      Why, then, within five minutes do people start thinking he’s some sort of jerk? And why, by the end of the day, is everyone convinced Orson is the biggest deranged psycho-killer to ever roam the halls of Hugh Morris Middle School? Orson’s about to learn that help comes from where he least expects it, and when it comes to friends, new isn’t necessarily better.
      Orson Buggy’s Lessons for Losers is a laugh-out-loud glimpse into one boy’s struggle with the absurdity of starting seventh grade.

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The Bumpy Daze of Orson Buggy: Book 2
Orson Buggy's Separation Anxiety

Copyright 2012, Shadowcat Press, ISBN 978-0615716626

      Twelve-year-old Orson Buggy has never had a girlfriend before. Not that anyone who knows him would think he had. But somehow, against all odds it looks like he has one now. Problem is, all the things Nancy Hines likes to do are crazy, and what's crazier, she wants Orson to give up his one chance to be on the JV soccer team to do them with her. Of course, Orson could just say no, but trouble at home has him believing if he doesn't do everything Nancy wants, he'll lose her forever, just like he lost his mom. The second book in the Bumpy Daze of Orson Buggy series, Orson Buggy’s Separation Anxiety is a laugh-out-loud glimpse into one boy’s attempt to juggle his first relationship with the far less crazy life he wants to lead.

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The Bumpy Daze of Orson Buggy: Book 3
Orson Buggy's Big Fang Theory

Copyright 2013, Shadowcat Press, ISBN 978-0615843391

      If there's one person Orson Buggy knows to avoid, it's Jason “Freak Face” Tinsley. A head taller than other 7th graders, Jason always dresses in black and has a face full of holes from the piercings he wears outside of class. He's had it out for Orson since school started four weeks ago, a fact made painfully obvious when the two of them both joined the JV soccer team. Jason's speed and agility border on the supernatural, but instead of using his powers for good, he insists on using them to elbow and kick Orson every chance he gets.
      Now pets are mysteriously disappearing. The police believe they're being taken by coyotes, but the new girl on the team has her own theory: Jason's a vampire who needs dogs and cats to feed. Orson doesn't really believe her, but it wouldn't hurt to take precautions. He pulls out his garlic and cross and begins a series of tests to put the matter to rest, only everything he tries seems to lead him to the same conclusion. Jason Tinsley really is a vampire.

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