Category Archives: YA

Pooka Quick Pick: Lure of the Dead

Title: Lure of the Dead (The Last Apprentice: Book 10) Author: Joseph Delaney Genre: YA (Fantasy) Publisher: Greenwillow Books Pub Date: August 21, 2012 Hardcover: 432 pages Is There a Pooka In This Book?: No. But three poor rabbits are roasted on … Continue reading

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Pooka Quick Pick: The Creeps

Title: The Creeps: A Samuel Johnson Tale Author: John Connolly Genre: Fiction / Fantasy Publisher: Atria Books Pub Date: October 22, 2013 Hardcover: 321 pages Is There a Pooka In This Book?: No. Boswell’s just a good dog. Pooka Rating: 3.5 out … Continue reading

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Book Review: This Is What Happy Looks Like

This is what happy looks like. Birthday presents, snuggling under handmade afghans, cardboard box forts, spot-on Sphinx impressions, slaves feeding you strawberries, and This is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith.

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Book Review: Kill Me Softly

I’m not the young Pooka I once was. Instead of spending my New Year’s Eve at a wild party, drinking and dancing, eager to watch the glittering ball drop and desperate to be kissed, I spent it with my boyfriend … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Notes from Ghost Town”

Title: Notes from Ghost Town Author: Kate Ellison Genre: YA (Mystery/Supernatural Romance) Publisher: Egmontusa Pub Date: February 02, 2013 Hardcover: 327 pages. Is There a Pooka In This Book?: Nope! Pooka Rating: 3.75 out of 5 Nibbles  

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Pooka Quick Picks: “Fall of Night” & “Daylighters”

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Book Review: “The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two”

You may be wondering where I’ve been. I wish I had a sensible answer for you. Instead, I have only nonsense to offer. But it’s factual nonsense. I can’t help what’s true. Instead of blogging, I’ve spent the last month … Continue reading

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