Nostalgic Bookshelf

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

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Making Out #10: Nina Shapes Up by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant)[Making Out] Making Out #10: Nina Shapes Up by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant)
by Dove on 14 Nov 2018

Dove recaps Making Out #10: Nina Shapes Up by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant) in which Nina is neither shaped nor shapeless, but Zoey is a complete pain in the ass

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[American Girls] A Molly Mystery: The Light In The Cellar by Sarah Masters Buckley
by jude on 12 Nov 2018

Title: A Molly Mystery – The Light In The Cellar, a.k.a. “Molly and the Mystery of the Horrible Hoarders” Author: Sarah Masters Buckley Cover Artist: Jean-Paul Tibbles Summary: Molly wishes she and her friend Emily had an exciting volunteer job that really helped in the fight to win World War Two. Instead, they’re magazine delivery… read more

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[The Famous Five] The Famous Five #8: Five Get Into Trouble
by necromommycon on 17 Oct 2018

Necromommycon recaps The Famous Five #8: Five Get Into Trouble wherein the official summary is absolute nonsense, and the Five are the most organised kidnap victims in the world.

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[American Girls] Molly Book #4: Happy Birthday, Molly! – A Springtime Story by Valerie Tripp
by jude on 11 Oct 2018

Jude recaps American Girls: Happy Birthday, Molly!

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[Making Out] Making Out #9: Zoey Plays Games by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant!)
by Rosey on 10 Oct 2018

Title: Zoey Plays Games Front Blurb: Life was bliss for Zoey and Lucas until Aaron showed up on the island. Now Aaron wants Zoey. Claire wants Aaron and Zoey’s got a secret that EVERYONE is talking about. How long before Lucas finds out that Zoey Plays Games Back Blurb: Zoey plays games with Aaron and… read more

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The Baby-Sitters Club #9: The Ghost at Dawn’s House by Ann M. Martin[The Baby-Sitters Club] Baby-Sitters Club #9: The Ghost at Dawn’s House by Ann M. Martin
by Wing on 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.

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Famous Five #7: Five Go Off to Camp by Enid Blyton[The Famous Five] Famous Five #7: Five Go Off to Camp by Enid Blyton
by Wing on 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.

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[Goosebumps] Goosebumps #33: The Horror at Camp Jellyjam by R L Stine
by jude on 31 Aug 2018

Jude recaps Goosebumps 33: The Horror at Camp Jellyjam by R.L. Stine. Stine + summer camp + Lovecraft? You’ll see.

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[Making Out] Making Out #8: Aisha Goes Wild by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant)
by Wing on 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.

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