Category Archive: Book Reviews

Sep 18

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

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Share: 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 …

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Sep 11

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

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Share: 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 …

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Sep 04

Nate Rocks The World (Nate Rocks #1) by Karen Pokras Toz, Books for Boys Review

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Share: Introduction Title: Nate Rocks The World (Nate Rocks #1) Author: Karen Pokras Toz Genre: Literary Fiction Release Date: July 20, 2011 Synopsis (from Amazon): Ten-year-old Nathan Rockledge cannot catch a break. After all, life as a fourth-grader can be hazardous what with science projects to deal with and recess football games to avoid. Everyone, …

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Aug 28

Frendyl Krune and the Blood of the Sun (Amüli Chronicles #1) by Kira A. McFadden, Books for Boys Review

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Share: Introduction Title: Frendyl Krune and the Blood of the Sun (Amüli Chronicles #1) Author: Kira A. McFadden Genre: Fantasy Release Date: March 21, 2015 Synopsis (from Amazon): Frendyl Krune wants to be a knight, to serve his family and his people and never fear what may come for him. His goal, however, slips from his …

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Aug 21

Artemis Fowl (Artemis Fowl #1) by Eoin Colfer, Books for Boys Review

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Share: Introduction Title: Artemis Fowl (Artemis Fowl #1) Author: Eoin Colfer Genre: Urban Fantasy Release Date: April 26, 2001 Synopsis (from Amazon): Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a millionaire, a genius-and, above all, a criminal mastermind. But even Artemis doesn’t know what he’s taken on when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon …

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Aug 14

Excelsior (The Excelsior Journey #1) by George Sirois, Books for Boys Review

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Share: Introduction Title: Excelsior (The Excelsior Journey #1) Author: George Sirois Genre: Science Fiction Release Date: July 22, 2017 (3rd Ed.) Synopsis (from Amazon): High school senior Matthew Peters thinks he’s just writing some online fiction about an alien superhero, Excelsior. But when a woman arrives at his school claiming to be from the distant …

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Aug 07

A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet #1) by Madeleine L’Engle, Books for Boys Review

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Share: Introduction Title: A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet #1) Author: Madeleine L’Engle Genre: Science Fiction Release Date: 1963 Synopsis (from Amazon): It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the …

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Jul 31

P.A.W.S. (The P.A.W.S. Saga #1) by Debbie Manber Kupfer, Books for Boys Review

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Share: Introduction Title: P.A.W.S. (The P.A.W.S. Saga #1) Author: Debbie Manber Kupfer Genre: Urban Fantasy Release Date: September 1, 2015 Synopsis (from Amazon): When Miri receives a silver cat charm from her omama, Celia, on the night before Celia dies she has no idea that the charm holds a secret, a powerful magic that saved …

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Jul 24

Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman, Books for Boys Review

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Share: Introduction Title: Odd and the Frost Giants Author: Neil Gaiman Illustrator: Chris Riddell Genre: Fantasy, Mythology Release Date: October 4, 2016 Synopsis (from Amazon): Written by New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman and illustrated by UK Laureate Chris Riddell, this new edition of the thrilling, wintry Nordic tale weaves a truly magical story of legend …

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Jul 17

Everlost (The Skinjacker Trilogy #1) by Neal Shusterman, Books for Boys Review

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Share: Introduction Title: Everlost (The Skinjacker Trilogy, #1) Author: Neal Shusterman Genre: Fantasy, Paranormal Release Date: October 1, 2006 Synopsis (from Amazon): Nick and Allie don’t survive the car accident, but their souls don’t exactly get where they’re supposed to go either. Instead, they’re caught halfway between life and death, in a sort of limbo known as …

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