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Category Archives: 48 Hour Book Challenge (2013)
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
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.
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).
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.
Title: Warm Bodies Author: Isaac Marion Publishing Company: Atria Books Publication Date: December 25, 2012 (originally April 26, 2011). Paperback: 241 pages Is There a Pooka in This Book?: No, but aside from zombies, there are brief shout-outs to both Sasquatch and the Chupacabra.
Title: Hiding Out at the Pancake Palace Author: Nan Marino Publisher: Roaring Brook Press Publication Date: April 16, 2013 Hardcover: 250 pages Is There a Pooka in This Book?: No, but I’m thinking of visiting. So maybe there’ll be a sighting in Jersey someday soon.