Nostalgic Bookshelf

Snarky recaps of nostalgic media, including Making Out, Baywatch, Blyton and Baby-Sitter's Club
Posts by Wing

[The Baby-Sitters Club] Baby-Sitters Club #9: The Ghost at Dawn’s House by Ann M. Martin (3 Oct 2018)

Wing recaps Baby-Sitters Club #9: The Ghost at Dawn’s House by Ann M. Martin, and it is a sweet, kind, adorable semi-ghost story with a horrible lack of logic at one point. <3 Dawn.


[The Famous Five] Famous Five #7: Five Go Off to Camp by Enid Blyton (20 Sep 2018)

Wing recaps Famous Five #7: Five Go Off to Camp by Enid Blyton and GOES BOOM. A LOT. WE HAVE REACHED INSUFFERABLE JULIAN AND SEXISM FOR ALL.


[Making Out] Making Out #8: Aisha Goes Wild by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant) (29 Aug 2018)

Wing recaps Making Out 8 Aisha Goes Wild by Katherine Applegate and Michael Grant and fun, slightly creepy, love all the Halloween-horror-movie style plots WHAT THE FUCK AMNESIA PLOT WHAT.


[Sweet Valley] Sweet Valley Twins #57: Big Brother’s in Love! by Francine Pascal (13 Aug 2018)

Wing recaps Sweet Valley Twins #57: Big Brother’s in Love! and we learn the truth about Pea Pong. PEA PONG.


[Sweet Valley] Sweet Valley Twins Super Edition #4: The Unicorns Go Hawaiian by Francine Pascal (16 Jul 2018)

Wing recaps Sweet Valley Twins Super Edition #4: The Unicorns Go Hawaiian and there’s fire and drinking and shouting and loud music — and that’s just Wing, much less the book!


[Making Out] Making Out #6: What Zoey Saw by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant) (5 Jul 2018)

Wing recaps Making Out #6: What Zoey Saw by Katherine Applegate and Michael Grant, and oh my god, the drama THE DRAMA. (How is Jake my favourite guy?)


[The Baby-Sitters Club] Baby-Sitters Club #7: Claudia and Mean Janine by Ann M. Martin (4 Jul 2018)

Wing recaps Baby-Sitters Club 7: Claudia and Mean Janine by Ann M. Martin and it’s all complicated family feelings all the time up in here.


[Sweet Valley] Sweet Valley Twins #52: Booster Boycott (18 Jun 2018)

Wing recaps Sweet Valley Twins 52: Booster Boycott by Francine Pascal and burns everything to the fucking ground. Fuck gender essentialism. Fuck heteronormativity. Fuck Wakefields Must Win.


[Friday the 13th] Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (13 Jun 2018)

Virgin recaps Friday the 13th: A New Beginning, and it is — it is bad. Really bad. Really really really bad. How the franchise survived this? NO ONE KNOWS.


[Jurassic Park] Jurassic Park (1993) (11 Jun 2018)

Wing recaps Jurassic Park for the 25th anniversary AND ALL SHE CAN DO IS SPILL HER EMOTIONS ALL OVER THE PLACE.