Tag: Urban Fantasy

Feb 26

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

Introduction 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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Feb 12

Fireborn (Fireborn Trilogy, #1) by LJ Clarkson, Books for Boys Review

Introduction Title: Fireborn (Fireborn Trilogy, #1) Author: LJ Clarkson Genre: Urban Fantasy Release Date: August 18, 2017 Synopsis (from Amazon): Paranormal buff Andy’s dreams come true when he becomes the newest member of the Guild of Shadows: an organization tasked with protecting the Earth from supernatural threats. In the dusty shelves of the Guild, he …

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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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Aug 21

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

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 Unit. …

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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

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 her …

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Jun 12

The Ghost in the Crystal (School of the Ages #1) by Matt Posner, Books for Boys Review

Introduction Title: The Ghost in the Crystal (School of the Ages #1) Author: Matt Posner Genre: Urban Fantasy Release Date: August 13, 2010 Synopsis (from Amazon): Ghosts, elementals, time travel, magic duels, teen romance, sacrifice, and ultimate loss… Simon, thirteen, is drawn by surprise into America’s greatest magic school: New York City’s School of the …

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Jun 05

Nice Dragons Finish Last (Heartstrikers #1) by Rachel Aaron, Books for Boys Review

Introduction Title: Nice Dragons Finish Last (Heartstrikers #1) Author: Rachel Aaron Genre: Urban Fantasy, Dystopia Release Date: July 13, 2014 Synopsis (from Amazon): As the smallest dragon in the Heartstriker clan, Julius survives by a simple code: keep quiet, don’t cause trouble, and stay out of the way of bigger dragons. But this meek behavior …

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May 22

Steelheart (Reckoners #1) by Brandon Sanderson, Books for Boys Review

Introduction Title: Steelheart (Reckoners #1) Author: Brandon Sanderson Genre: Urban Fantasy/Dystopia Release Date: September 24, 2013 Synopsis (from Amazon): Ten years ago, Calamity came. It was a burst in the sky that gave ordinary people extraordinary powers. The awed public started calling them Epics. Epics are no friends of man. With incredible gifts came the …

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