Nostalgic Bookshelf

Snarky recaps of nostalgic media, including Making Out, Baywatch, Blyton and Baby-Sitter's Club
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Famous Five - Five Go to Smuggler's Top by Enid Blyton[The Famous Five] Famous Five #4: Five Go to Smuggler’s Top by Enid Blyton
by Wing on 16 May 2018

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.

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The Baby-Sitters Club 5: Dawn and the Impossible Three by Ann M Martin[The Baby-Sitters Club] Baby-Sitters Club #5: Dawn and the Impossible Three by Ann M. Martin
by Wing on 2 May 2018

Wing recaps Baby-Sitters Club #5: Dawn and the Impossible Three by Ann M. Martin and is so damn excited to finally have Dawn Schafer join the BSC.

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[Devil's Elbow] Devil’s Elbow Podcast #14: The Perfume by Caroline B Cooney
by Wing on 26 Apr 2018

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[Sweet Valley] Sweet Valley Twins #46: Mademoiselle Jessica by Francine Pascal
by Wing on 23 Apr 2018

Title: Mademoiselle Jessica Summary: A model family… Jessica Wakefield is sick and tired of spoiled Lila Fowler’s constant boasting. So when she reads about the Model Family competition being sponsored by Teenager Magazine, she’s tempted to enter just to put Lila in her place. The first prize is a fabulous, all-expenses-paid trip to Paris. To… read more

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[Podcasts] Devil’s Elbow Podcast #13: Funhouse by Diane Hoh
by Wing on 29 Mar 2018

To celebrate 5 Years of Horror at Devil’s Elbow, Wing revisits our very first recap: Funhouse by Diane Hoh

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[The Last Vampire] The Last Vampire #3: Red Dice by Christopher Pike
by Wing on 15 Mar 2018

Title: The Last Vampire #3: Red Dice by Christopher Pike Summary: Alisa and her former FBI partner, Joel, learn of a government plan to capture them in order to steal and analyze their vampire blood for the purpose of duplicating it, and when Joel is caught, Alisa risks her life to free him. Tagline: This time the… read more

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The Baby-Sitters Club 3 - The Truth About Stacey by Ann M Martin[The Baby-Sitters Club] Baby-Sitters Club #3: The Truth About Stacey by Ann M. Martin
by Wing on 7 Mar 2018

Wing recaps Baby-Sitters Club #3: The Truth About Stacey by Ann M. Martin and it is business competition and diabetes season in Stoneybrook.

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[Sweet Valley] Sweet Valley Twins #41: The Twins Get Caught by Francine Pascal
by Wing on 26 Feb 2018

Title: The Twins Get Caught Summary: Against their better judgment… Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield can’t wait until Saturday night. Their friend Aaron Dallas is throwing “the party of the year” at a new teen club called the Hangout. Everyone from their class will be there—including Jessica’s latest crush, dreamy Todd Wilkins. But when Steven, the… read more

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[The Famous Five] Famous Five #1: Five on a Treasure Island by Enid Blyton
by Wing on 21 Feb 2018

Wing recaps Famous Five #1: Five on a Treasure Island by Enid Blyton and nearly dies in paroxysms of joy over ridiculous children and their doggy and their charming adventures and their treasure.

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