Thursday, September 9, 2010

Let's Hear It For The Boys - Sept. 9th, 2010

Let's Hear It For The Boys, is a monthly feature we have introduced to highlight titles that we think will be of particular interest to any male readers out there, but this doesn't mean that the girls can't read, and enjoy them as well!

Blade: Playing Dead by Tim Bowler
Published: May 2009
Publisher: Philomel
Summary: Goodreads

Nobody knows the city like Blade. You have to when you're on your own, when you can't trust anyone, when you've got a past you need to hide. Blade is practically invisible, perfectly alone, living only by his wits just the way he likes it. Until the day a chance encounter sends his world crashing down around him and he finds himself on the run again. Yet he's not alone this time. Suddenly he's got Becky and her daughter, Jaz, weighing him down. But is he running from his past or from Becky's? Blade knows he should drop these two, but he can't. With people depending on him, he'll need to find a way to outsmart the thugs who are hot on both of their heels, lurking around every corner.
The suspense is palpable in Carnegie-Medal winner Tim Bowler's new thriller.

Night Road by A. M. Jenkins
Published: June 2008
Publisher: Harper Teen
Summary: Goodreads

Battling his own memories and fears, Cole, an extraordinarily conscientious vampire, and Sandor, a more impulsive acquaintance, spend a few months on the road, trying to train a young man who recently joined their ranks.

Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan
Published: April 2010
Publisher: Dutton Juvenile
Summary: Goodreads

One cold night,in a most unlikely corner of Chicago, two teens - both namedWill Grayson - are about to cross paths. As their worlds collide and intertwine, the Will Graysons find their lives going in new and unexpected directions, building toward romantic turns-of-heart and the epic production of history's most fabulous high school musical.

Hilarious, poignant, and deeply insightful, John Green and David Levithan's collaborative novel is brimming with a double helping of the heart and humor that have won both of them legions of faithful fans.

Keep an eye open for my review of this book.

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