Monthly Archives: June 2013

Feature & Follow (Fake) Friday #1

A friend of mine, Eight-Bit Brit (who writes a blog about books, sci-fi, feminism, zombies, & comics), posted this thing today called “Feature & Follow,” wherein each Friday, you answer a question (along with a ton of other bloggers who … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Foretold: 14 Tales of Prophecy and Prediction”

I haven’t posted a review for two weeks. There’s a simple reason for this: up until now, I hadn’t finished a book for two weeks. After the 48-Hour Book Challenge, I was totally burnt out; I went from reading 6 … Continue reading

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Pooka Quick Pick: “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Title: The Handmaid’s Tale Author: Margaret Atwood Genre: Fiction Publisher: Everyman’s Library Publication Date: October 17, 2006 (originally 1985) Hardcover: 392 pages Is There a Pooka in This Book?: No. Pookas are mythological…but we’re not biblical.

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48hbc: “The Finish Line”

Total Books Read: 6 books Total Pages Read: 1,904 pages Total Hours Committed: 27. 5 hours Start Time to End Time: 7 am Saturday – 7 am Monday *(Hours Breakdown: 25.5 hours of straight reading. 10 hours of blogging. Add … Continue reading

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48 hbc Book Six: “Why We Broke Up”

Title: Why We Broke Up Author: Daniel Handler Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Publication Date: December 27, 2011 Hardcover: 354 pages Is There a Pooka in This Book?: No, but there’s an igloo made of square hard-boiled eggs. Which is almost as special.

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48hbc Book Five: “Nobody’s Secret”

Title: Nobody’s Secret Author: Michaela MacColl Publisher: Chronicle Books Publication Date: April 30, 2013 Hardcover: 240 pages Is There a Pooka in This Book?: No, there’s no magic whatsoever (although Emily is accused of being a witch).

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48hbc Book Four: “Grimalkin, The Witch Assassin”

Title: Grimalkin, The Witch Assassin (The Last Apprentice, Book 9) Author: Joseph Delaney Publisher: Greenwillow Books Publication Date: April 17, 2012 Hardcover: 387 pages Is There a Pooka in This Book?: No, but quite a few hares are consumed.

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