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Subject: Looking for a new book/series for my teenage son. Suggestions?
Date Posted: 10/17/2010 3:24 PM ET
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My son is currently reading the "Guardians of Ga'Hoole" series.  He has also read the "Halo" series.    I would really appreciate any suggestions of another series or even just a REALLY good book for him.  Thanks.



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Date Posted: 10/17/2010 3:52 PM ET
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Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins is awesome and so is the Maze Runner series by James Dashner.

Date Posted: 10/17/2010 3:59 PM ET
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Animal series like the Guardians of Ga'Hoole are the Warrior (cat) books by Erin Hunter or the classic Redwall series by Brian Jacques.

Other young adult books are obviously Harry Potter, then there's Percy Jackson by Rick Riordan, Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer, Alex Stormrider series by Anthony Horowitz or Maximum Ride by James Patterson.

Date Posted: 10/17/2010 7:35 PM ET
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The Septimus Heap series by Angie Sage might be worth a shot. I'm loving this series!

Date Posted: 10/17/2010 7:43 PM ET
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Thank you!!  :)  I put in a request for all of your suggestions............  :)

Date Posted: 10/18/2010 9:18 PM ET
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2nd the Maximum Ride series.  Love them.

Date Posted: 10/20/2010 3:49 PM ET
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Having just finished Mockingjay, I second the suggestion of the Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins.   Awesome.

Date Posted: 10/21/2010 1:52 PM ET
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The Rise of Renegade X which is a superhero/supervillian novel that is hilarious :)

Date Posted: 12/28/2010 12:54 AM ET
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I'm guessing he likes fantasy so I would recommend Eragon by Christopher Paolini, The Hunger Games by  Suzanne Collins , and The Lord of the Ring series by J.R.R.  Tolkien.

Date Posted: 1/1/2011 4:36 PM ET
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I highly recommend the Fablehaven series by Brandon Mull

Date Posted: 1/3/2011 5:54 PM ET
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I'll second the Warrior Cats series and the Percy Jackson series.  I'd also add the Ranger's Apprentice serier by John Flanagan.  My son has loved all of these.

Date Posted: 1/10/2011 1:24 PM ET
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I would also recommend the Daniel X series by James Patterson.