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Our 33rd episode is packed with book recommendations as Adam is joined by Jim and Quinton in the OverDrive offices to offer up the books they've loved lately. See the list below for links to all the titles discussed on the episode.

As this was the first ever "all male" episode they also brainstormed some ideas for getting reluctant, young males into reading and they all shared their first experiences of falling in love with books.

Book Recommendations

Preacher graphic novel series

Constantine (comics)

Mechanical Failure by Joe Zieja

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Small Favor by Jim Butcher

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers

Revolver by Duane Swierczynski

You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

The Way of the Kings by Brandon Sanderson

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

The Martian by Andy Weir

This is Where it Ends by Marieke Nijkamp

Thirteen Reason Why by Jay Asher

Red Rising by Pierce Brown

The books that made Adam, Quinton and Jim fall in love with reading:

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Outsiders by SE Hinton

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

Battlefield Earth by L. Ron Hubbard


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