Author Archives: Johnathan

About Johnathan

Johnathan loves reading and engaging in geek fandom. He is also trying to devise a plan to make off with the library's secret stash of Legos.

Books for Dudes – Ultimate Comics: Spider-man, Volume 1

Think you know Spider-man? Maybe you do, maybe you don’t! Peter Parker, Spider-man, debuted in Marvel Comics Amazing Fantasy #15 in 1962, and you can still read his adventures in comics, newspapers, and graphic novels today. In 2000, Marvel decided to … Continue reading

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Books for Dudes – The Accidental Highwayman

Are you a fan of the “Princess Bride?” If so, then I highly recommend checking out “The Accidental Highwayman” by Ben Tripp. To give you an idea of the wit and humor in this book, you only need to look … Continue reading

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Books for Dudes – The Iron Trial

You usually read stories with characters who want to succeed, whether in an adventure, a quest, a mission, etc. But what happens when the main character wants to fail?  From popular teen authors Holly Black and Cassandra Clare comes “The … Continue reading

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Books for Dudes – Every Day

“Every Day,” by David Leviathan, challenges how we think of a main protagonist. This story is about A, who wakes up in a different body every single day. A tries to live each person’s life as they would or, at the very … Continue reading

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Books for Dudes – The Amulet of Samurkand

“The Amulet of Samurkand” – intriguing, but kind of a hard title to remember. Instead, remember this name – Bartimaeus. While young Nathanial is the star magician in this story, it’s the djinni he summons, Bartimaeus, who makes this book such a … Continue reading

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