Paul Ruditis Books In Order

Drama! Books In Order

  1. The Four Dorothys (2007)
  2. Everyone’s a Critic (2007)
  3. Show, Don’t Tell (2008)
  4. Entrances and Exits (2008)

Charmed: Season 9 Books In Order

  1. Charmed, Season 9 Volume 1 (2011)
  2. Charmed, Season 9 Volume 2 (2011)
  3. Charmed, Season 9 Volume 3 (2012)
  4. Charmed, Season 9 Volume 4 (2012)


  1. Rainbow Party (2005)
  2. Love, Hollywood Style (2008)
  3. G.I Joe : The Rise of Cobra (2009)

Picture Books

  1. A Very Klingon Khristmas (2013)

Non fiction

  1. The West Wing Companion (2002)
  2. Queer As Folk (2003)
  3. The Brady Bunch Guide To Life (2004)
  4. Prison Break (2007)
  5. Bones: The Official Companion (2007)
  6. The Girls Next Door (2008)
  7. Bones (2009)
  8. The Walking Dead Chronicles (2011)

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Paul Ruditis Books Overview

The Four Dorothys

Every performance needs a little scandal and…
DRAMA! Spawned from Hollywood’s A list glitterati, nearly every student at the exclusive Orion Academy is a singer, dancer, model, or actor with the ego to match. So how do you fit so many budding stars into one school musical? Multi cast, of course. It’s a Wizard of Oz like no other: four Dorothys, two Scarecrows, two Glindas, et cetera, et cetera, et cetera. Every ‘star’ gets a moment in the spotlight. Meanwhile, Bryan Stark, narrator extraordinaire, needs to shed some light on a more scandalous plot. Dorothys are mysteriously dropping out of the show, one after the other. If Bryan doesn’t figure out why, there may be no one left to click her heels by opening night…

Everyone’s a Critic

School’s out, but the drama never stops at the superposh Orion Academy. Hartley Blackstone the famous director, producer, choreographer, and genuine Broadway icon has chosen Orion to hold auditions for one lucky guy and girl to attend his summer theater program in New York City. Naturally, every wannabe It girl and boy at Orion is going mad, prepping to win Blackstone’s approval. With any luck, it could be Bryan and his BFF, Sam, stepping onto a Broadway stage. But Mr. Blackstone, known for his notoriously harsh critiques, is capable of crushing hearts and shattering dreams with a single word. Bryan will need more than his snarky wit and cute smile for this one. He’s got to bring it! Now if he could just figure out exactly what it is…

Show, Don’t Tell

Every performance
needs a little scandal and…


The Renaissance Faire has come to town! Okay, so the exclamation point doesn’t make it any cooler, but Sam is overjoyed to reunite with her former faire folk say that ten times fast. Bryan, on the other hand, can do without all the ‘thees,’ ‘thous,’ and oh yes man tights. But he’d best take part in the festivities lest he lose his head…
with Sam doing the chopping.

As if that weren’t dramatic enough, someone has discovered Bryan’s not so closeted secret. And it might be time for Bryan to step of the role he’s been playing for years. It’s a Malibu drama geek stuck with a wannabe King Arthur’s dork…
er, court, and he’s got a major secret to tell. You don’t want to miss the show…

Entrances and Exits

It’s time for the Fall One Act Festival, and Hope gets the honored privilege of debuting her very first original play! With Bryan directing and Jason and Sam as the leads, it seems as if nothing could go wrong with this dream team of talent. But where’s the fun in that? Enter Sam and Jason’s onstage chemistry that’s so hot, it’s working overtime offstage! Course, Sam’s real life beau, Eric isn’t so cool with that. And what about Bryan? With his sexual orientation public knowledge, he’s gaining some admiring attention from the most unexpected people. Can you blame them? With all these raging hormones, it’ll be a wonder if the play goes off at all. And the after party? Please that’ll be a show all in itself…

Charmed, Season 9 Volume 1

Charmed Season 9 picks up where the TV show left off! With the source of all evil defeated, The Charmed Ones, three witches destined to be the most powerful force for good our world has ever known, have embraced a new life. One of new family, friends, and a future without the constant battle between good and evil…
or so they think.

Rainbow Party

Rainbow Parties. Are they real? Who’s going? GIN and SANDY One’s been with all the guys, one’s terrified of them. It’s Gin’s party; she invited everyone. ALLISON President of the Celibacy Club. What’s she thinkin’? HUNTER and PERRY Friends…
with benefits. JADE Hanging on to it for the right guy. SKYE and ROD Totally doing it, totally curious. VI Skye’s BF who has it for Rod. The party could change everything. RUSTY and BRICK One thinks he’s a playah. One’s built like it. Neither’s getting any. ASH and ROSE The class couple, not ready yet. So why are they going? Would you? Rainbow Party is a cautionary tale about a group of teens faced with the prospect of attending a party involving oral sex. The novel spotlights each of their diverse viewpoints in the hours leading up to the party. It explores what each teen has and has not been up to sexually, and why. And ultimately, why they would consider going to a party like this in the first place. This book addresses important and timeless issues relevant to teens, including self esteem, peer pressure, awareness about STD protection, and making an informed and educated decision about readiness for sexual activity. It was inspired by numerous news reports about the prevalence and attitudes among teens towards certain types of sexual behavior, and is intended to engage readers in this real life issue in a responsible and constructive fashion.

Love, Hollywood Style

True love doesn’t always follow a script…
. Tracy Vance’s love life is a total flop. Sure, she has a cool job as a tour guide at a real Hollywood movie studio, but when it comes to her personal life, she can barely get her crush, Connor, to notice her. Then Tracy gets a brilliant idea: Why not win Connor’s heart with some help from the big screen? Taking her cues from her favorite chick flicks, Tracy puts Operation Ro Com into action, and it actually seems to work! But Tracy soon realizes that getting the leading man isn’t the same as keeping him. Maybe things never work out like they do in the movies or do they?

G.I Joe : The Rise of Cobra

Directed by Stephen Sommers The Mummy and starring Dennis Quaid Far From Heaven, Christopher Eccleston Heroes and Sienna Miller Stardust, G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA explodes into theaters summer 2009.

In this glode spanning action adventure, an elite international unit of special operatives known as G.I. Joe, operating out of The Pit and led by General Hawk Quaid, take on an evil organization, led by the notorious arms dealer Destro Eccleston.

This full color companion to the movie contains intel on all the G.I. Joe team members and their shadowy enemies, as well as details on the amazing locations the slick, cutting edge technology and vehicles, and the fantastic stunts and special effects.

The West Wing Companion

A dark horse candidate comes from behind to win his party’s nomination. As if to spite the pollsters and talking heads, the frank and brilliant former governor, Jed Bartlet, captures the White House to become President of the United States. Surrounding himself with the best and the brightest, the president chooses his staff from the team responsible for putting him in the White House. Leo McGarry, the president’s oldest friend and the man who convinces Bartlet to run is named chief of staff. One of the most powerful men in his party, Leo presides over the West Wing of the White House with a firm hand and a fatherly tone. With uncanny prescience, Leo puts his faith in Toby Ziegler, the only original staff member to make it through the campaign. Despite six previous failures, Toby’s work along with a new team of friends and strangers, helps get Bartlet nominated and elected. Now, as the communications director for the White House, Toby holds an important role in crafting the president’s word. Using the power instilled in him as an old family friend, Leo McGarry brings Josh Lyman to the campaign with a simple request to come hear Jed Bartlet speak. In a VFW hall in Nashua, New Hampshire, the skeptical Josh does come and is amazed to finally find a candidate to believe in. Convinced that the man should be president, Lyman gets his friend Sam Seaborn to quit his job at a major law firm where he is about to become a partner and join Bartlet’s campaign. Gladly serving at the pleasure of President Bartlet, Sam is now the White House deputy communications director and his friend Josh is the deputy chief of staff. Two men from different backgrounds from opposite ends of thecountry are united not just by friendship but by their devotion to the president. ‘Is Jed Bartlet a good man?’ is all that C.J. Cregg wants to know before she agrees to work for him. Toby Ziegler’s assurance is all she needs to hear. In an age where the news cycle can last mere seconds, C.J. is the press secretary to the most demanding pool of reporters in the world, the White House Press Corps. With a staff of more than 1,100 people, the West Wing overflows with offices and personnel. Although the upper echelon provides the very public face of the White House, a support staff of hundreds regularly carries out the duties of the executive branch of the government. Filling these desks are numerous aides and assistants, like Donna Moss, who started working for Josh Lyman during the nomination campaign and is now ‘deputy deputy chief of staff.’ Among her many responsibilities is to make sure that her boss is on time for meetings and fully prepared which sometimes means making sure that he is dressed. While the White House is very much a public institution, there is one man in particular whose job requires him to be either an imposing figure or totally invisible, often at the same time. Charlie Young, personal aide to the president, truly determines who has access. Among the many tasks laid out before this brilliant young man, he is first and foremost the keeper of the schedule. These people, and a staff of hundreds more, lead America from the most privileged office in the world, from inside THE WEST WING Step inside the Bartlet Administration in this richly detailed, perfectly imagined official companion to television’s most sophisticated dramatic series, ‘TheWest Wing. Created by Aaron Sorkin, ‘The West Wing won nine EmmyR Awards, the Humanitas Prize, the Peabody Award, and three Television Critics Association Awards in its first season alone and is acclaimed for its superb writing, marvelous portrayals by a stellar cast, and an intelligent, authentic depiction of White House life. Now, the show that has set television’s new standard brings you this insider’s guide which not only presents fascinating details into how groundbreaking television is made, but captures the colorful world of ‘The West Wing and the nation’s capital under the Bartlet Administration. The prestigious Peabody Award cited ‘The West Wing as ‘a magnificent episodic series that depicts the tension and back room drama of presidential politics with an unusual mixture of maturity and humanity.’ Now, experience the excitement and authenticity of ‘The West Wing as never before, with this unique, in depth tribute.

Queer As Folk

Everything you want to know about the record breaking SHOWTIME series hailed as ‘fiercely realistic’ by The New York Times. USA Today raves, ‘There’s never been anything else like it on TV.’ Irreverent, hilarious, and brave, Queer As Folk chronicles the lives and loves of a group of Pittsburgh’s most fabulous gay men and women. Packed with hundreds of full color photographs, this Queer book features episode guides that go behind the scenes and in depth interviews with the actors, producers, and crew who bring the show to life. With synopses, trivia, quotable quotes, and never before seen photos, it’s the ultimate companion to one of Showtime Network’s highest rated shows! Look inside for special features like ‘The Anatomy of a Sex Scene,’ a riveting glimpse into the sensitive work involved in taking a love scene from page to screen. Visit the sets of Babylon, Deb & Vic’s house, Brian’s loft, and more. And don’t miss out on Deb’s words of wisdom, a collection of wise and memorable gems ‘You smother a pork chop, not a son’ from one of Queer As Folk‘s most beloved characters. It’s all here. As spirited and edgy as the show it honors, Queer As Folk: The Book is the only official companion book there is!

The Brady Bunch Guide To Life

The quirky wisdom and sensible advice of The Brady Bunch, the first family of 1970s television, has been culled from five seasons of episodes and condensed into a pocket sized guide to life, Brady style. It’s the perfect kitschy slice of nostalgia for anyone who enjoys the occasional rerun of this TV classic.

Prison Break

What would you do if your brother was on Death Row for a high profile murder you knew he hadn’t committed. Michael Schofield has now doubts he will risk everything, including his own freedom, in a daring, extraordinary, detailed plan to bust his brother Lincoln out of jail. Meantime, Lincoln’s lawyer and one time girlfriend embarks on a desperate last ditch attempt to clear his name as the final days count down to his execution. The Official Companion explores every aspect of the show whose twisting, labrynthine plot and left field unexpected cliffhangers ratcheted up the tension to almost unbearable levels, leaving viewers weekly on the edge of their seats. Here fans can share each stage of Michael’s meticulous planning, learn more about the back stories of both the good guys and the bad and trace the clues that bit by bit uncover the shattering truth about how Lincoln Burrows came to be framed for murder a conspiracy that reaches right to the top of the corridors of power. Fully illustrated in colour throughout and packed with insider detail this is a book no Prison Break fan will want to be without.

Bones: The Official Companion

Starring Buffy and Angel’s David Boreanaz, Bones is the thrilling investigative drama inspired by real life forensic anthropologist and best selling novelist Kathy Reichs. Dr Temperance Brennan Emily Deschanel is a highly skilled forensic anthropologist, often teamed with Special Agent Seeley Booth David Boreanaz, piecing together the clues left behind in murder victims bones. Booth and Brennan solve horrific crimes while keeping viewers gripped by their ongoing love/hate relationship. This is the official companion packed full of exclusive new interviews with the cast and crew, stunning photos and a complete seasons one and two episode guide, as well as background detail on real life forensics and a foreword by Kathy Reichs. Bones currently shows Wednesdays on Fox 8/7c.

The Girls Next Door

Step inside the Playboy Mansion, where the sexy stars of E!’s hit reality show The Girls Next Door are giving readers full access to the action you don’t see on TV…

Hugh Hefner’s girlfriends Holly Madison, Bridget Marquardt, and Kendra Wilkinson have become superstars in their own right, thanks to their hit reality show on E!, in which all three gorgeous ladies share their glamorous lives with the cameras. But what crazy antics and juicy details didn’t make the cut? This exclusive, behind the scenes companion to the show features never before seen photos, all new commentary, and three unique perspectives on life in the Playboy Mansion.

Want to look, act, or throw a party just like a Girl Next Door? Let Holly, Bridget, and Kendra show you how. In addition to sharing the secrets of their sexy style, the Girls talk candidly about their childhoods, their daily lives including Hef’s famous bashes, and their relationships with the ultimate Playboy himself…
not to mention each other. In episode guides to all four seasons, the Girls share their take on what really happened each week, while interviews with the Mansion’s memorable staff members reveal how they see the Girls and themselves. And Hef himself shares new insights and fond memories about his life with the Girls.

Being blonde and beautiful in the most famous bachelor pad in the world isn’t as easy as it looks, but Holly, Bridget, and Kendra are having the time of their lives. Sharing stories from their favorite travel destinations, recipes from the Playboy kitchen, treasured photos, and much more, this insider’s guide is a unique look at life with The Girls Next Door.


Starring Buffy and Angel’s David Boreanaz, Bones is the thrilling investigative drama inspired by real life forensic anthropologist and best selling novelist Kathy Reichs.

Dr Temperance Brennan Emily Deschanel is a highly skilled forensic anthropologist, often teamed with Special Agent Seeley Booth David Boreanaz, piecing together the clues left behind in murder victims Bones. Booth and Brennan solve horrific crimes while keeping viewers gripped by their ongoing love/hate relationship.

This is the official behind the scenes story of Bones packed full of exclusive new interviews with the cast and crew, stunning photos, information about real life forensics, and a seasons three and four episode guide.

The Walking Dead Chronicles

The Walking Dead Chronicles: The Official Companion Book is the only authorized, behind the scenes guide to Season One of the white hot new AMC television series, The Walking Dead, which tells the story of a sheriff’s deputy leading a band of survivors in a post apocalyptic world overrun by the undead. Focusing on the making of the first season of the Golden Globe nominated TV show, as well as the creation of the New York Times bestselling comic book on which the series is based, The Walking Dead Chronicles is lav ishly illustrated with never before seen unit photography, storyboards, set designs, makeup and visual effects shots, and page to screen comparisons of the comic and TV show. Featuring new interviews with series creator Robert Kirkman and executive producer Frank Darabont, as well as the cast and crew, the book also includes sidebars that serve as a detailed episode guide, reproducing excerpts from early drafts and final scripts, and revealing new direc tions for the second season and beyond.

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