Nostalgic Bookshelf

Snarky recaps of nostalgic media, including Making Out, Baywatch, Blyton and Baby-Sitter's Club
[Graveyard School] Graveyard School #26: Little School of Horrors by Tom B. Stone (31 Jan 2018) By jude

Title: Graveyard School #26 – Little School of Horrors Author: Tom B. Stone/Nola Thacker/D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Mark Nagata Tagline: N/A Summary: It’s The Most Horrifying Time Of Year In Grove Hill – Back-To-School Time! Back to school. Ghouls rule. Teachers drool. Dead things walking are nothing shocking. Blue is new at Graveyard School. But… read more


[Strange Matter] Strange Matter #2: The Midnight Game by Johnny Ray Barnes Jr. (30 Jan 2018) By jude

Title: Strange Matter #2 – The Midnight Game Author: Johnny Ray Barnes Jr. Cover Artist: ??? Summary: Tyler Webb has been invited to attend a very special football game – a final showdown between two teams from Fairfield’s past. The only problem is, the game is scheduled for midnight and there’s no way Tyler’s parents… read more


[Sweet Valley] Sweet Valley Twins #39: Jessica and the Money Mix-Up by Francine Pascal (29 Jan 2018) By Wing

Title: Jessica and the Money Mix-Up by Francine Pascal Summary: A matter of trust… When Jessica Wakefield’s father asks her to run an errand for him, she jumps at the chance. It’s the perfect opportunity to prove to her dad that she can be trusted. All she has to do is deliver an envelope of… read more


[Sweet Valley] Sweet Valley Twins Podcast Episode 16: The War Between The Twins (26 Jan 2018) By Raven

Wing, Raven and Dove talk about Sweet Valley Twins 37: The War Between the Twins. They also discuss Bleak Valley and how the book ties into this theory.


[Goosebumps] Goosebumps Series 2000 #17: The Werewolf In The Living Room by R.L. Stine (25 Jan 2018) By jude

Title: Goosebumps Series 2000 #17 – The Werewolf in the Living Room, a.k.a. “Are You There God? It’s Me, Aaron” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus [Wing: That is one of the creepier werewolves I’ve seen in cover art, and that includes on adult horror novels.] Tagline: Home sweet horror. Summary: The creature had the… read more


[American Girls] Molly Book #1: Meet Molly, An American Girl by Valerie Tripp (24 Jan 2018) By jude

Title: Meet Molly a.k.a. “You Know Who Else Played Pranks? HITLER!” Author: Valerie Tripp Illustrator: Nick Backes Summary: FOR MOLLY MCINTIRE, life seems full of changes. It’s 1944 and the world is at war. Her father is far away caring for wounded soldiers. Her mother is busy working for the Red Cross. Mrs. Gilford, the strict… read more


[Dungeons & Dragons] Dungeons & Dragons #1: The Night of No Tomorrow (24 Jan 2018) By Raven

Raven recaps Dungeons & Dragons Episode 1: The Night of No Tomorrow, and nearly puts his fist through the screen. Come behold his breakdown!


[Sweet Valley] Sweet Valley Twins Podcast Episode 15: Mary Is Missing (19 Jan 2018) By Raven

Wing, Raven and Dove talk about Sweet Valley Twins 36: Mary Is Missing. They also discuss Bleak Valley and how the book ties into this theory


[Enid Blyton] Secret #1 – The Secret Island (17 Jan 2018) By Dove

Dove recaps Enid Blyton’s first book, The Secret Island, in which there is child abuse, manual labour and lashings and lashings of… lettuce.


[The Last Vampire] The Last Vampire by Christopher Pike (15 Jan 2018) By Wing

Wing recaps The Last Vampire by Christopher Pike. Dramatic vampires! ALISA I’M BETTER THAN ALL Y’ALL PERN! Cultural appropriation! Explosions! Religion! AIDS! It has everything.