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Dude librarian and book enthusiast.

Books for Dudes – The Reluctant Assassin

Eoin Colfer, the author of the Artemis Fowl books, returns with “The Reluctant Assassin“, the first title in the W.A.R.P. series. In 1898 London, an apprentice assassin named Riley is about to make his first kill. Unfortunately, the old man … Continue reading

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Books for Dudes – “Jack Tumor”

Hector, the protagonist of Anthony McGowan’s humorous “Jack Tumor,”¬† is your typical teenage nerd. He is good at math, unpopular with the girls and he gets picked on by the school bullies. To make matters worse, he starts getting headaches … Continue reading

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Books for Dudes – “Dark Lord, the Early Years”

I picked up “Dark Lord, the Early Years” by Jamie Thomson because of its interesting, if somewhat ridiculous, premise. The Dark Lord, a Sauron-like being who rules the Darklands, is banished to Earth in the form of a teenage boy. … Continue reading

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Books for Dudes – “Homeland by Cory Doctorow”

Marcus Yallow, the tech-savvy protagonist of Cory Doctorow’s “Little Brother,” is back for more conspiracy-fueled action and intrigue in “Homeland“. Marcus, unemployed and broke, is given an encrypted USB stick by a former rival and told to make its contents … Continue reading

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Books for Dudes – “Can I See Your I.D.”

When I think of the word “impostor,” I generally picture someone who is up to no good, typically a criminal that needs to conceal his identity in order to trick others or avoid capture. ¬†However, it turns out that there … Continue reading

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