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R. Scott Boyer

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R. Scott Boyer graduated from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley in 1996. In 2008, he became fascinated with the idea of blending young adult fantasy with new-age fiction. While maintaining a full-time job, he couldn't help but envision the kind of book he wanted to read. This exploration led to the creation of the Bobby Ether YA fantasy series, which combines spiritual elements with ancient myths and legends to create fun, fast-paced stories tailored for young adults but suited for adventure lovers of all ages.

Through his writing, Scott likes to explore various spiritual and metaphysical themes, including karma, serendipity, communion with nature, and the interconnectedness of all living things. In his free time, Scott likes to pla
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R. Scott Boyer A oozing mass full of sharp claws and needle teeth lurks at the edge of your peripheral vision. Every time you turn to face it, it draws one step clos…moreA oozing mass full of sharp claws and needle teeth lurks at the edge of your peripheral vision. Every time you turn to face it, it draws one step closer.(less)
R. Scott Boyer My first choice would probably be Xanth - the magic real of Piers Anthony where methophors and figurative expressions are literal and real.

Second woul…more
My first choice would probably be Xanth - the magic real of Piers Anthony where methophors and figurative expressions are literal and real.

Second would be Narnia. I wouldn't enjoy the battle for the throne, but talking animals are pretty cool.

One place I'd definitely stay away from is Westeros/Game of Thrones - I'd probably end up dead within a week!(less)
Average rating: 3.94 · 109 ratings · 70 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
Bobby Ether and the Academy

3.82 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Temple of Eternity

4.64 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2014
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Scions of the Sphinx, Ch. 5

Chapter 5 of Scions of the Sphinx is now live. This is a big chapter! Not only do we meet Zaria, the street urchin turned spy who helps rescue Bobby and Jinx, but we also get our first look at the great sphinx. Of course, right as the gang starts to put the pieces together, unwanted guests show up to spoil the party. Catch up on the entire story at Wattpad or my site RScottBoyer.com/blogChapter 5

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Bobby Ether and the Jade Academy by R. Scott Boyer
"Fantastic! Very entertaining. This one tickles the imagination and leaves the reader looking forward to read what happens next. So glad it is a series! "
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The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd
The Book of Longings
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Imaginative in its concept and well written, this book tells the story of Ana, the fictitious wife of Jesus of Nazareth. While Jesus plays a role in the story, this is not about him. Rather, it's about a young women's perceived rebellious nature beca ...more
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On Writing by Stephen King
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This is the kind of book that an aspiring author can go back and read over and over again, each time discovering something new and insightful (which is exactly what I intend to do now that I've finished it once). King's wisdom is unquestionable, his ...more
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The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd
The Book of Longings
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Imaginative in its concept and well written, this book tells the story of Ana, the fictitious wife of Jesus of Nazareth. While Jesus plays a role in the story, this is not about him. Rather, it's about a young women's perceived rebellious nature beca ...more
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The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd
The Book of Longings
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Imaginative in its concept and well written, this book tells the story of Ana, the fictitious wife of Jesus of Nazareth. While Jesus plays a role in the story, this is not about him. Rather, it's about a young women's perceived rebellious nature beca ...more
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Divergence by Charles Sheffield
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The pleasure of this book is in the world building. The amount of detail that went into crafting each alien species, their home world, culture, appearance, etc. is truly breathtaking. Throughout the book, there are encyclopedia-style journal entries ...more
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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab
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We Are Legion (We Are Bob) by Dennis E. Taylor
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Creative and clever, with a unique and rather bizarre storyline, this book is entertaining, quirky, and wonderful all at the same time. When a man’s consciousness is transferred from his body into a computer and then launched into space, the floodgat ...more
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The Stand by Stephen King
The Stand
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Beautifully written but far, far too long. The character development is detailed and vivid, with each character brought to life in vibrant fullness. But then it just keeps going and going, with more and more characters to the point where it becomes a ...more
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“I know how hard it is to let go of hate, but you have to try. It only leads to more suffering.”
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