This site is owned by John Martin of Boysread.org. Authors may submit for review books traditionally or independently published. Along with book reviews, this site publishes articles on a variety of topics concerning children’s literature and education with a focus on boys.
Librarians' blog site suggesting books for teenaged boys, along with articles and interviews.
Boys Rock, Boys Read!!!
Boys Rock, Boys Read!!!
Ninja Librarian Bill and Iron Guy Carl’s blog site featuring in-depth book reviews. A search window helps readers to quickly find specific book reviews.
Boys Rule Boys Read!
“A place for boys to find terrific books and tell other boys about great reading.” This site is a service of Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, Charlotte, NC, and managed by Iron Guy Carl of Boys Rock, Boys Read!!!
Getting Boys to Read
“Community-based blog for parents, librarians, and teachers.” Mike McQueen’s site is about encouraging boys to read and features articles, videos, interviews, and a forum. It’s not clear if authors can submit their own books for review. The site has an online contact form.
Guys Lit Wire
This site "exists solely to bring literary news and reviews to the attention of teenage boys and the people who care about them.”
Authors’ suggestions for book reviews are accepted via an online form.
This is Jon Scieszka’s blog site featuring books recommended for boys, helpfully listed under categories with brief information about each book. Also featured are reading lists recommended by reviewers who include famous authors. There is an alphabetical list of authors, a page listing top-20 recommended books, and an online form for suggesting a
book suitable for boys. Authors should note that the site doesn’t offer to review a book submitted by an individual author.
Literature for Lads
Blog site of Duncan James Wright (in Edinburgh, Scotland), who reviews books that are not self-published. He also interviews authors. Reviewed books are alphabetically listed by book title.
Mr Ripleys Enchanted Books
Vincent Ripley is a contributor to this blog site, which reviews many books that would appeal to boys.
Ms. Yingling Reads
“Books for middle-school students, especially boys.”
On her blog site, Karen Yingling (a Cybils award judge) reviews books categorized by various genres. Because her blog is “aimed at librarians and patrons of school libraries” she does not review books published solely in e-book formats or self-published books.
Scary, Gross and Enlightening: Books for Boys
“An Internet hotlist for boys and books.”
This site features a range of resources for those seeking boys’ literature suggestions, including a list of authors’ websites, links to lists of fiction, nonfiction, comics, graphic novels, etc., links to teachers' resources, and more..
SMS Guys Read
This blog site is owned by a teacher and middle-school students. Books they are reading or plan to read are mentioned; book reviews are brief.
The Book Zone (for Boys)
Darren Hartwell’s UK blog site features author interviews and accepts books for review from authors published by major publishers only.
This site, owned by a Cybils book-award judge, features in-depth book reviews. It is not clear if he accepts books submitted by authors, but the site provides his contact information.
TMC Guys Read
This blog site lists reviewed books, accepts guest book reviews and suggestions for book reviews, lists reviewed authors, and features book-related news.
Happy hunting and happy reading, guys!