Category: Book Reviews

Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi, Books for Boys Review

Share:FacebookTwitteremailTumblrPinterestIntroduction Title: Ship Breaker Author: Paolo Bacigalupi Genre: Dystopia Release Date: September 3, 2016 Synopsis (from Amazon): This thrilling bestseller and National Book Award Finalist is a gritty, high-stakes adventure of a teenage boy faced with conflicting loyalties, set in a dark future America devastated by the forces of climate change. In America’s flooded Gulf …

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The Coilhunter Chronicles Omnibus (Books 1-3) by Dean F. Wilson, Books For Boys Review

Share:FacebookTwitteremailTumblrPinterestIntroduction Title: The Coilhunter ChroniclesAuthor: Dean F. WilsonGenre: Western, SteampunkRelease Date: November 5, 2018Synopsis (from Amazon): For Coilhunter (Book 1) Welcome to the Wild North, a desolate wasteland where criminals go to hide – if they can outlast the drought and the dangers of the desert. Or the dangers of something else. Meet Nox, the …

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Tales of the Peculiar by Ransom Riggs, Books for Boys Review

Share:FacebookTwitteremailTumblrPinterestIntroduction Title: Tales of the Peculiar Author: Ransom Riggs Genre: Urban Fantasy, Fable Release Date: September 3, 2016 Synopsis (from Amazon): Before Miss Peregrine gave them a home, the story of peculiars was written in the Tales. Wealthy cannibals who dine on the discarded limbs of peculiars. A fork-tongued princess. These are but a few …

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Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer, Books for Boys Review

Share:FacebookTwitteremailTumblrPinterestIntroduction Title: Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) Author: Marissa Meyer Genre: Science Fiction, Fairy Tale Retelling Release Date: January 3, 2012 Synopsis (from Amazon): Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows …

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Ever Upward (The Excelsior Journey, #2) by George Sirois, Books for Boys Review

Share:FacebookTwitteremailTumblrPinterestIntroduction Title: Ever Upward (The Excelsior Journey, #2) Author: George Sirois Genre: Science Fiction Release Date: May 10, 2018 Synopsis (from Amazon): An ancient foe. A divided planet. An impossible choice to make. A newly established link between Denab IV and Earth has endangered both planets, causing Excelsior’s own people to turn against him. With General Hodera …

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Batman: The Killing Joke by Alan Moore, Books for Boys Review

Share:FacebookTwitteremailTumblrPinterestIntroduction Title: Batman: The Killing Joke Author: Alan Moore Illustrator: Brian Bolland Genre: Graphic Novel Release Date: March 1988 Synopsis (from Amazon): Presented for the first time with stark, stunning new coloring by Bolland, BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE is Alan Moore’s unforgettable meditation on the razor-thin line between sanity and insanity, heroism and villainy, comedy …

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The Belch Park Field Trip (Chrome Junction Academy, #3) by Andrew Mackay, Books for Boys Review

Share:FacebookTwitteremailTumblrPinterestIntroduction Title: Barry and the Chronicles Author: Alun Davies Illustrator: Kveather Genre: Adventure, Satire Release Date: March 12, 2018 Synopsis (from Amazon): IT’S A JUNGLE IN THERE! Henry Williams has never been a leader. Or stood up to the bullies. Or kissed the girl of his dreams. In fact, he’s never stood out from the …

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Barry and the Chronicles by Alun Davies, Books for Boys Review

Share:FacebookTwitteremailTumblrPinterestIntroduction Title: Barry and the Chronicles Author: Alun Davies Genre: Fantasy, Fable Release Date: January 29, 2018 Synopsis (from the Publisher): Barry encounters an evil force of Witches intent on capturing the minds of young children with a view to making themselves more and more powerful. Barry finds other Spiders along the way to help …

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SpeedRunner (Tower of Babel, #1) by Adam Elliott, Books for Boys Review

Share:FacebookTwitteremailTumblrPinterestIntroduction Title: SpeedRunner (Tower of Babel, #1) Author: Adam Elliott Genre: LitRPG, Cyberpunk Release Date: June 30, 2017 Synopsis (from Amazon): Launch day. That was what they called it. The day when over four million people vanished in an instant from the island of Manhattan. The day earthquakes ravaged the east coast. The day a …

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Sidekick (The Red Raptor Files, #1) by Christopher J. Valin, Books for Boys Review

Share:FacebookTwitteremailTumblrPinterestIntroduction Title: Sidekick (The Red Raptor Files, #1) Author: Christopher J. Valin Genre: Urban Fantasy, Superhero Release Date: January 26, 2016 Synopsis (from Amazon): THE CITY’S GREATEST HERO HAS DISAPPEARED and it’s up to his teenage sidekick to find him. But Red Raptor isn’t prepared for the challenges he must face when he has to …

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