Monthly Archives: January 2013

Pooka Quick Pick: “Bitter Blood”

So sometimes – especially after I’ve just finished a particularly stellar novel – I do this thing where I cannot decide what to read next. I get horrible reader’s block. I end up bringing home half of the library, ripping apart … Continue reading

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Book Review: “I Capture the Castle”

Title: I Capture the Castle Author: Dodie Smith Genre: Fiction Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Publication Date: Originally, 1948. This edition, 1998. Paperback: 342 pages Is There a Pooka in This Book? No. And I wouldn’t change a thing.

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Book Review: “Soon I Will Be Invincible”

Title: “Soon I Will Be Invincible” Author: Austin Grossman Genre: Fantasy/Sci-fi Publisher: Vintage Books USA Publication Date: June 10th, 2008 Paperback: 336 pages Is There a Pooka in This Book?: No. But there is a fairy. Rude.

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Pooka Quick Pick: “The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There”

Title: The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There Author: Cathrynne M. Valente Genre: Fantasy/YA Publisher: Feiwel & Friends Publication Date: October 2, 2012 Hardcover: 272 pages Is There a Pooka in This Book? Sadly, no.

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Book Review: “The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making”

Title: “The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making” Author: Catherynne M Valente; Illustrations by Ana Juan Genre: Fantasy/YA Publisher: Feiwel & Friends Publication Date: May 10th, 2011 Hardcover: 256 pages Is There a Pooka in … Continue reading

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