Best YA Guy Reads
I usually read "Guy Reads" myself, and they are hard to come by in the YA genre so I hope this will help guys find some good books to read as well as let me know your favorites!
1 The Lightning Thief (Percy ...
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 655,058 ratings
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2 Deception Peak (The Ian's R...
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4.68 of 5 stars 4.68 avg rating — 62 ratings
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3 The Fellowship of the Ring ...
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4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 1,051,260 ratings
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4 Treasure Island
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 183,429 ratings
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5 Stormbreaker (Alex Rider, #1)
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 44,244 ratings
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6 Holes (Holes, #1)
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 395,292 ratings
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7 Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 45,314 ratings
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8 The False Prince (The Ascen...
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4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 19,649 ratings
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9 Viking Warrior
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 824 ratings
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10 The Ruins of Gorlan (Ranger...
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4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 45,155 ratings
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11 Kidnapped (David Balfour, #1)
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 31,057 ratings
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12 Albion Imperilled
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3.42 of 5 stars 3.42 avg rating — 26 ratings
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13 Skulduggery Pleasant (Skuld...
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4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 20,141 ratings
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14 The Eagle of the Ninth
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 3,803 ratings
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15 Raven's Gate (The Power of ...
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 12,792 ratings
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15 The Prisoner of Cell 25 (Mi...
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 12,580 ratings
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17 Death Cloud (Sherlock Holme...
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 2,855 ratings
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18 Ender's Game (The Ender Qui...
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4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 575,541 ratings
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19 The Talented Mr. Ripley (Ri...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 19,958 ratings
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19 Harry Potter and the Sorcer...
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4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 2,445,222 ratings
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21 Redwall (Redwall, #1)
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 47,668 ratings
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22 His Majesty's Dragon (Temer...
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 27,130 ratings
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23 The King's Swift Rider: A N...
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 115 ratings
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24 Fall of Sky City (Devices o...
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4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 71 ratings
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25 Sonora and the Eye of the T...
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 113 ratings
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25 Sonora and the Scroll of Al...
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4.71 of 5 stars 4.71 avg rating — 7 ratings
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25 Keoni and the Return of the...
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 9 ratings
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28 Artemis Fowl (Artemis Fowl,...
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 239,665 ratings
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28 The Name of the Rose
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 136,010 ratings
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30 Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 136,511 ratings
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30 We Wove a Web in Childhood:...
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3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 22 ratings
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32 Ripper
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 1,464 ratings
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32 January (Conspiracy 365 #1)
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 1,832 ratings
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32 The Complete Sherlock Holmes
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4.48 of 5 stars 4.48 avg rating — 79,513 ratings
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35 The Fire of Ares (Spartan W...
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 330 ratings
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35 Castaways of the Flying Dut...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 4,682 ratings
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35 Brass Legionnaire (Steam Em...
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3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 16 ratings
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38 The Last Days (Peeps, #2)
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3.52 of 5 stars 3.52 avg rating — 7,368 ratings
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39 Fight for Freedom (Gladiato...
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 403 ratings
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39 The Recruit (Cherub, #1)
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4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 11,820 ratings
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41 The Prisoner of Zenda
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3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 8,716 ratings
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42 Outcast
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 314 ratings
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43 The Amulet of Samarkand (Ba...
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 65,835 ratings
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44 The Graveyard Book
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 176,841 ratings
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45 Dune (Dune Chronicles, #1)
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 339,374 ratings
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46 Frontier Wolf
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 233 ratings
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46 Lord of the Flies
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 1,125,348 ratings
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48 The Silver Branch
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 935 ratings
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49 The Shining Company
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 554 ratings
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50 Prince Across the Water (St...
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3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 138 ratings
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51 The Perks of Being a Wallfl...
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 465,436 ratings
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52 Sword Song
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 189 ratings
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53 Isle of Swords (Isle of Swo...
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 1,040 ratings
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54 Bloodline (Bloodline, #1)
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3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 215 ratings
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54 By Blood or By Bond
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 8 ratings
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56 The Last Knight (Knight and...
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 1,668 ratings
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57 The Last Thing I Remember (...
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 3,479 ratings
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57 Race for a Treasure
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings
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57 Rispin Quill (The Dragon To...
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 7 ratings
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57 Outlaw
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 236 ratings
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57 Elfblood (Elfblood, #1)
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57 Hafren: A Fantasy for the Y...
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3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 6 ratings
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57 Hunger (Gone, #2)
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 34,925 ratings
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57 Reality Challenged (The Oth...
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3.42 of 5 stars 3.42 avg rating — 12 ratings
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57 System Purge (Digital Evolu...
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3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 14 ratings
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57 Face-Off (Book One)
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4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 23 ratings
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57 Homeboyz
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4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 1,192 ratings
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57 The Reintegrators
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 28 ratings
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57 Bounty Hunter
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4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 59 ratings
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57 Dead til Death (Ballistic I...
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings
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57 The Maze Runner (Maze Runne...
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 178,968 ratings
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57 Aristotle and Dante Discove...
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4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 9,948 ratings
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57 The Mirror and the Maelstro...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 33 ratings
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57 Carter Finally Gets It (Car...
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 1,984 ratings
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57 The Outsiders
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 390,811 ratings
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57 Tyler Nitbone
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57 Reject High
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 4 ratings
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57 The Red Rider
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 5 ratings
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57 Martin King and the Space A...
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 16 ratings
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57 Backward Glass
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 93 ratings
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57 Keoni Trilogy
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57 Steelheart (Reckoners, #1)
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 25,397 ratings
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57 Darkwells
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4.43 of 5 stars 4.43 avg rating — 7 ratings
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57 The Eighth Day
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85 Spray
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 121 ratings
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85 We Were Here
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 908 ratings
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85 Off the Mat
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4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 5 ratings
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85 Character Concert
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85 Easy "A" (Ballistic Incanta...
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 15 ratings
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85 The Scorch Trials (Maze Run...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 116,405 ratings
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85 The Merchant and the Menace...
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 81 ratings
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85 The Watcher in the Shadows
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 3,003 ratings
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85 Martin King and the Space A...
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 16 ratings
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85 Meta
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 411 ratings
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85 Under the Volcano
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 11,113 ratings
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96 Acceleration
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 2,500 ratings
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96 The Other Normals
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3.37 of 5 stars 3.37 avg rating — 989 ratings
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96 Manga Messiah
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4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 271 ratings
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96 The Death Cure (Maze Runner...
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 69,325 ratings
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96 Son of the Mob (Son of the ...
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 4,055 ratings
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211 books · 87 voters · list created August 17th, 2012 by Hazel West (votes) .
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Comments (showing 1-13 of 13) (13 new)

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message 1: by Jess (new)

Jess Thanks so much for this list! Even though I'm a girl I found some new books that sound good! :)


message 2: by Hazel (new)

Hazel West You're welcome! Yeah, I love reading guy reads too, so I hope you enjoy the suggestions =)


message 3: by Dianne (new)

Dianne I love boys books too. I think it's the adventurer in me. Swiss Family Robinson was one of my favorite books when I was growing up!


message 4: by Dianne (new)

Dianne We need more guys voting here!


message 5: by Hazel (new)

Hazel West I agree ;) Most of the voters here were girls. Which proves another point I had... girls like guy reads!


message 6: by Hazel (new)

Hazel West By the way, you're book looks good, I've added it as a to-read =)


message 7: by Dianne (new)

Dianne Cool!


message 8: by Dianne (new)

Dianne Hazel wrote: "By the way, you're book looks good, I've added it as a to-read =)"
I checked out your books, Hazel and I marked On Foreign Field as to read!


message 9: by Hazel (new)

Hazel West Thanks!


message 10: by Dianne (new)

Dianne Hazel wrote: "Thanks!"
Just purchased and tweeted! It's on my TBR list but it might be awhile before I read it.


message 11: by Hazel (new)

Hazel West That's okay, my TBR list is so long, it will take forever to get to everything ;)


message 12: by Marcus (new)

Marcus divergent, better not be in this category list.


message 13: by Hazel (new)

Hazel West Marcus wrote: "divergent, better not be in this category list."

Well, I certainly didn't add it


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