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Category: Book Reviews

Neuromancer by William Gibston, Books for Boys Review

Share:FacebookTwitteremailTumblrPinterest 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 …

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

Share:FacebookTwitteremailTumblrPinterest 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 …

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

Share:FacebookTwitteremailTumblrPinterest 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 …

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

Share:FacebookTwitteremailTumblrPinterest 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 …

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

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

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

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

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

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

Share:FacebookTwitteremailTumblrPinterest 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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