Tag Archives: guy books

Ranger’s Apprentice series–all here now!

We have had some guys asking for fantasy fiction with male protagonists/heroes. You want to read something great beyond The Lord of the Rings. Come checkout The Ranger’s Apprentice. We’ve filled out the series, and finally have them all. I … Continue reading

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“The Bully” and “The Gun”

The Bully by Paul Langan Darrell Mercer moves from Philadelphia, PA to California in the middle of his freshman year of high school. Although his neighborhood in Philly is not the best–even dangerous sometimes–he has a lot of good neighbors … Continue reading

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Guy books: “Grasshopper Jungle”

Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith  Austin Szerba loves history and so has decided to record the events at the end of the world, events that he has participated in along with his best friend Robby and his girlfriend Shann. While … Continue reading

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Adult Books for Teens: Inspiring Biographies: Unbroken

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand Unbroken is the incredible, nearly mythic, story of Louis Zamperini, an army air forces bomber whose plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean in 1943. Before the … Continue reading

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Solitary: Escape from Furnace, book two

Solitary: Book Two of the Escape from Furnace series by Alexander Gordon Smith Just a quick heads up on this series. I reviewed the first book, Lockdown here. I thought it was great entertainment and a perfect choice for guys … Continue reading

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Lockdown: Escape from Furnace, Book 1

Lockdown: Escape from Furnace, Book 1 by Alexander Gordon Smith Beneath heaven is hell. Beneath hell is Furnace.   So begins the Escape from Furnace series, now complete at five books. Lockdown is a great ‘guy read,’ full of injustice, … Continue reading

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