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Nontraditionally formatted books #PBNread2020

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On today's episode, Adam and Jill are joined by Emma and Maria to share some book picks for another Professional Book Nerds Reading Challenge task. We're sharing some books with unique formats including oral histories, mixed format, unique narrators, diaries, and much more. This was a blast.

Jill’s Picks

Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

House of Leaves by Mark Z Danielewski

Choose Your Own Autobiography by Neil Patrick Harris

The Last One by Alexandra Oliva

Emma’s Picks

The Princess Diaries series by Meg Cabot

Where’d You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple

Attachments by Rainbow Rowell

Maria’s Picks

Sadie by Courtney Summers

The Flame by Leonard Cohen

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman

Adam’s Pick’s

Wink, Poppy, Midnight by April Genevieve Tucholke

White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi

The Princess Bride by William Goldman

The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

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