10 Best Action Adventure Books for Men


Today we will list down some of the most popular Action Adventure books for men. The masculine have always been connected with dauntlessness and adventure, and of course action. Great men of literature have always kept this in mind, the basic masculine nature and produced vivid works.

Take a look at some of the best and most popular works under this genre,

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games has on display a post apocalyptic nation of Panem , centrally controlled by a wealthy Capitol and consisting of 12 poorer Districts. The Capitol quelled the rebellion of the 13th District, of which only ruins remain, in the past initiating an inter District championship, called Hunger Games. A boy and a girl are chosen through a lottery system from each district to compete each other in a game of death. Katniss Everdeen, a 16 year old volunteers for the slaughter when her younger sister is picked. Suzanne Collins' depiction of this world, Katniss and the battle for life is extreme in all aspects. The book is the first in the series, followed by Catching Fire and Mockingjay.


Veronica Roth's Divergent takes us to a broken world where characteristics are no more mere human qualities but, outside in their world as factions. A division based on the abilities of individuals, this book is a beautifully illustrated, dreadful struggle of Beatrice Prior who has to choose between her loved ones and her dream. This book is a first person narrative which'll let you inside Beatrice's skin as she struggles her way through the dystopian society with a secret she has to keep. She finds friendship, love and animosity in her adolescence as she takes a decision which would change her life with blood in her hands. It is the first book of the trilogy of the same name.  

The Lightning Thief

Percy is a well-behaved kid, but lately has been finding great difficulties to stay focused. Irrelevant stuff pisses him off and he believes his algebra professor is a monster, hellbent on killing him. "It's time." His mother tells him about Percy's true identity, the son of Poseidon. She sends her to a summer camp for the demigods. Now Percy with two more friends, of which one is the daughter of Athena must find the gates to the underworld and stop the chaotic war of the gods that is about to unfold.

The Da Vinci Code

Robert Langdon wakes up past midnight by a call, asking him to come to the Louvre. The curator is murdered, and his body covered in historic symbols. Robert is the perfect guy for the job, but soon he realizes he isn't playing detective in this story but a convict. The book is filled with religious history, secret societies and a long hidden truth. Robert is accompanied by Sophie Neveu, a cryptologist for the French police, and the granddaughter of the victim.

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The Maze Runner

Thomas wakes up in oblivion in a lift, surrounded by boys with surprised looks. All of them have been here the same way as Thomas, none having any memory of their past. They call it the Glade, surrounded by walls, and then a continuously changing maze. The only way out is through it. Then the first girl, the only girl arrives, the last person to enter the Glade. The only way to survive is to run.

The Hobbit

From the author of the Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit is a prequel to the stories of LOTR. The Hobbit gives a stronger depth to the characters of Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf the Grey and Gollum. It also introduces us to the gold lusting dragon, Smaug the Magnificent. In an adventure to take back what is theirs, Bilbo and a clan of Dwarfs stroll towards the Misty Mountains.

Mikael Blomkovist has flunked his professional journalism career with a conviction he couldn't justify. Now he is broke, ashamed and hopeless. Though, times are not that bad and he gets a chance to revive his dignity with a mysterious case. He enlists a young peculiar girl, Lisbeth Salander to accompany him in the investigation. Will this investigation lead to the revival of Mikael's career or loss of his life?

The Three Musketeers is one of the most popular books of all time. d'Artagnan and his three friends, the King's Musketeers: Athos, Porthos, and Aramis are to defend the King's honor. Cardinal Richieu is all set to defame and destroy the regiment and the queen. They face one of the most villainous woman of all time. The Cardinal's Spy: Milady.

Moby Dick

On a voyage, captain Ahab lost his leg to a mystifying white whale, Moby Dick. With Vengeance overwhelming all his senses, Ahab sets on another voyage to kill the omnipotent beast. The crew follows the madman in this inevitable disaster, a hunt that can turn over very quickly. Narrated by a crew member Ishmael, Moby Dick was a book that didn't belong to its time. Against the negative criticism by the contemporaries of Melville, Moby Dick became a great classic.

In the year 1941, Alexander Riley and his crew set out to an adventure seeking a treasure hidden in the coast of Morocco for a powerful millionaire. They are unaware of the fact, that this is not a mere treasure hunt but a part of a greater conspiracy. The Captain's Ship Pingarrón and its crew are men of valor. They can not only survive this but revive the treasure. That is probably the reason why they were chosen.

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