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The Quilty Reader

Lawyer, mother, avid reader. Game host extraordinaire! Partner in crime to Obsidian Black Plague! My bookish weaknesses include classics, fantasy, YA, and agreeing to read more books than is even remotely possible.

A call: male protagonists in YA/MG - no romance

The Ruins of Gorlan - John Flanagan Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Jeff Kinney Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life - James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts, Laura Park A World Without Heroes - Brandon Mull

Fellow bookish people:


I am looking for MG/YA books with male protags for my reluctant reader son. He is 13 & loves:


Diary of a Wimpy Kid

James Patterson's Middle School books

The Rangers Apprentice series by John Flanagan

The Beyonders by Brandon Mull

Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling


He is lukewarm on Percy Jackson & Alex Rider.


No love triangles. In fact, no romance at all to speak of unless it is not central to the story. He is not an advanced reader & is probably happiest reading at about a 6th grade level.  Anyone got anything for me?