Dec 11

How To Be A Supervillain by Michael Fry, Books For Boys Review

Welcome to Toonopolis, The Blog! Subscribe to email updates to make sure you don’t miss any reviews, giveaways, promotions, or updates about my work. Thanks for visiting! Introduction Title: How To Be A Supervillian Author & Illustrator: Michael Fry Genre: Fantasy Release Date: October 1, 2007 Synopsis (from Amazon): Victor Spoil comes from a long …

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Dec 04

Alcatraz vs. The Evil Librarians (Alcatraz vs. The Evil Librarians #1) by Brandon Sanderson, Books for Boys Review

Introduction Title: Alcatraz vs. The Evil Librarians (Alcatraz vs. The Evil Librarians #1) Author: Brandon Sanderson Genre: Fantasy, Steampunk Release Date: October 1, 2007 Synopsis (from Amazon): Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians is the first adventure in a fantasy series for young readers by the #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson. The fast-paced and funny series …

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Oct 30

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, Books for Boys Review

Introduction Title: The Graveyard Book Author: Neil Gaiman Genre: Fantasy Release Date: September 30, 2008 Synopsis (from Amazon): Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place—he’s the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians’ …

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Oct 23

Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones, Books for Boys Review

Introduction Title: Howl’s Moving Castle (Howl’s Castle #1) Author: Diana Wynne Jones Genre: Fantasy Release Date: April 1986 Synopsis (from Amazon): Sophie has the great misfortune of being the eldest of three daughters, destined to fail miserably should she ever leave home to seek her fate. But when she unwittingly attracts the ire of the Witch …

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Oct 16

Neuromancer by William Gibston, Books for Boys Review

Introduction Title: Neuromancer Author: William Gibson Genre: Science Fiction, Cyberpunk Release Date: July 1, 1984 Synopsis (from Amazon): The Matrix is a world within the world, a global consensus-hallucination, the representation of every byte of data in cyberspace… Henry Dorsett Case was the sharpest data-thief in the business, until vengeful former employees crippled his nervous system. But now a …

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Oct 09

Golden Compass/Northern Lights (His Dark Materials #1) by Philip Pullman, Books for Boys Review

Introduction Title: The Golden Compass/Northern Lights (His Dark Materials #1) Author: Philip Pullman Genre: Fantasy, Steampunk Release Date: July 1995 Synopsis (from Amazon): Lyra is rushing to the cold, far North, where witch clans and armored bears rule. North, where the Gobblers take the children they steal–including her friend Roger. North, where her fearsome uncle Asriel is …

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Oct 02

Dungeon Born (Divine Dungeon #1) by Dakota Krout, Books for Boys Review

Introduction Title: Dungeon Born (Divine Dungeon #1) Author: Dakota Krout Genre: LitRPG, Epic Fantasy Release Date: October 21, 2016 Synopsis (from Amazon): For eons, conquering dungeons has been the most efficient way to become a strong adventurer. Although, not everything is as straightforward as it seems. Several questions have always plagued the mind of those …

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Sep 25

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children #1), Books for Boys Review

Introduction Title: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children #1) Author: Ransom Riggs Genre: Urban Fantasy Release Date: June 7, 2011 Synopsis (from Amazon): A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very curious photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel …

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Sep 18

Console Wars by Blake J. Harris, Books for Boys Review

Introduction Title: Console Wars Author: Blake J. Harris Genre: Non-Fiction Release Date: June 2, 2015 Synopsis (from Amazon): Following the success of The Accidental Billionaires and Moneyball comes Console Wars—a mesmerizing, behind-the-scenes business thriller that chronicles how Sega, a small, scrappy gaming company led by an unlikely visionary and a team of rebels, took on the juggernaut Nintendo and revolutionized …

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Sep 11

Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life (Scott Pilgrim, #1) by Bryan Lee O’Malley, Books for Boys Review

Introduction Title: Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life (Scott Pilgrim #1) Author & Illustrator: Bryan Lee O’Malley Genre: Graphic Novel, Urban Fantasy Release Date: August 18, 2004 Synopsis (from Amazon): Scott Pilgrim’s life is totally sweet. He’s 23 years old, he’s in a rock band, he’s “between jobs,” and he’s dating a cute high school girl. …

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