Nostalgic Bookshelf

Snarky recaps of nostalgic media, including Making Out, Baywatch, Blyton and Baby-Sitter's Club
[Goosebumps] Goosebumps #35: A Shocker on Shock Street by R. L. Stine (31 May 2018) By jude

Jude recaps Goosebumps 35: A Shocker on Shock Street by R. L. Stine. Werewolves! Monsters! Robots! Stine at his Stinest!


[Sweet Valley] Sweet Valley Twins #50: Jessica and the Secret Star (28 May 2018) By Raven

Raven recaps Jessica and the Secret Star, in which he writes LIMERICKS. Everyone loves limericks, right?


[Bailey School Kids] The Bailey School Kids #31: Ghouls Don’t Scoop Ice Cream by Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thornton Jones (22 May 2018) By jude

Jude recaps The Bailey School Kids 31: Ghouls Don’t Scoop Ice Cream by Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thornton Jones and my god, these kids are kind of terrible.


[Sweet Valley] Sweet Valley Twins #49: The Twins’ Little Sister by Francine Pascal (21 May 2018) By Wing

Wing recaps Sweet Valley Twins 49: The Twins’ Little Sister by Francine Pascal, and no, the twins are not ready to be big sisters. They will never be ready. #url#


[1986 Film Fest] Brotherhood of Justice (1986) (18 May 2018) By bat

Bat recaps Brotherhood of Justice in her ongoing quest to win Trivial Pursuit: Kiefer Sutherland Edition.


[The Famous Five] Famous Five #4: Five Go to Smuggler’s Top by Enid Blyton (16 May 2018) By Wing

Wing recaps Famous Five 4: Five Go to Smuggler’s Top by Enid Blyton and spends far too much time bored considering the book is filled with smugglers, secret passages, and animal attacks.


[Nightmare Hall] Nightmare Hall #12: The Whisperer by Diane Hoh (11 May 2018) By Dade

Dade recaps Nightmare Hall 12: The Whisperer by Diane Hoh and it is a tight, tense little thriller with one big flaw.


[Graveyard School] Graveyard School #13: Tales Too Scary to Tell at Camp by Tom B. Stone (10 May 2018) By jude

Jude recaps Graveyard School 13: Tales Too Scary to Tell at Camp by Tom B. Stone. GHOSTS! MONSTERS! ALIENS! Creepy cabins inside creepy woods!


[Making Out] Making Out #5: Claire Gets Caught by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant) (9 May 2018) By Dove

Dove recaps Making Out #5: Claire Gets Caught by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant) wherein Claire is outstanding, Lucas is a horny toad, Jake is adorable, Nina and Benjamin are faffy, and there is SNOW!


[Sweet Valley] Sweet Valley Twins #48: Mandy MIller Fights Back by Francine Pascal (8 May 2018) By Raven

Title: Mandy Miller Fights Back Tagline: Will Jessica lose her new friend? Summary: Mandy Miller wants to join the Unicorns, but the Unicorns don’t want Mandy Miller! She wears wild second-hand clothes, and the other members think she tries too hard to fit in. Jessica thinks she’s funny and nice, and she likes her offbeat… read more