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5 Books On My Christmas Wishlist

Books on my christmas wishlist - books for boys 15+

I look back over my year of reading and my #52booksin52weeks was a bit of a washout. I was reading, just not as much or as often as I would have liked. I also blogged less often, but thankfully my brother Book Boy Jr (12) stepped into the gap (you can see his Christmas wishlist…

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Review: The Crossover

Book review: The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

This review is brought to you by Book Boy Jr (12). Title: The Crossover Author: Kwame Alexander Publisher: Houghton Mifflin About the book: This book is a blend of hip-hop poetry and normal text. It follows the story of JB, a young basketball talent, who is progressing in his sports career when an unfortunate mishap…

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What I read this month (July 2019)

What I read (July 2019)| bookboy.com.au

The majority of the books on this list are books that I have re-read. This month I was quite busy, as I was involved in a  production of the musical ‘Wicked’. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli Simon is a relatively normal sixteen year old with a relatively normal life – that is…

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What I read this month: April 2019

What I read this month April 2019 | bookboy.com.au

I’m behind with my #52booksin52weeks challenge, but the school work comes first. I’m not ready to concede defeat just yet! Just two books again this month: While Mortals Sleep by Kurt Vonnegut A collection of previously unpublished short fiction from one of my newer favourite authors. Vonnegut has the power to both entertain, whilst simultaneously…

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What I read this month: March 2019

What I read this month March 2019 | bookboy.com.au

The year is starting to get busy and I didn’t read as much as I’d hoped to in March. Hopefully, I can get back on track for my #52booksin52 weeks challenge in April. So just two books for March 2019. The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking The Poet Within by Stephen Fry A book on poetry.…

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Review: Warcross

warcross reviewed by 12 year old blogger | bookboy.com.au

Title: Warcross* Author: Marie Lu Publisher: Penguin Books Australia About the book: Warcross is a fast, action-packed novel that follows the story of Emika Chen, an 18-year-old bounty hunter/hacker. Emika is recruited by the creator of Warcross, the world’s biggest VR all-inclusive game, to go undercover at this year’s championship tournament to hunt cheaters and scammers. What I thought: This book was very…

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What I read this month: February 2019

What I read February 2019 | bookboy.com.au

In great news, I’m on track for my #52booksin52weeks challenge, reading another four in February. Again, it was a mix of novels, biography and poetry. Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer The classic tale of an idealistic youth who leaves modern society, throws away his worldly possessions, bar what he can fit in his backpack,…

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What I read this month: January 2019

What I read this month January 2019

This year, I am going to try and read 52 books, one a week. This is what I’ve read so far. Working Class Man by Jimmy Barnes The sequel to Barnes’ first memoir, ‘Working Class Boy’, this book is a surprisingly good read, although I didn’t find it as interesting as the first. Welcome to…

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What I read this month (September 2018)

A 14-year-old book blogger shares his reading list for this month

I am cheating a bit here by combining August and September, but I don’t think anyone will mind. Night by Elie Wiesel  This book was confronting, yet beautifully written in its simplicity Adrian Mole and the weapons of mass destruction by Sue Townsend The Other Side of Summer by Emily Gale A bit of a…

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