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

Category Archives: Making Out

First Dove got book 1 free with Mizz, and then she bought the rest. Then she told Wing, who bought the series from Amazon, and they wrote some fanfiction, and now Rosey has joined them and they’re going to recap everything in the Making Out series by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant)!


[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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[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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[Making Out] Making Out #7: Lucas Gets Hurt by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant)
by Rosey on 17 Aug 2018

Rosey recaps Making Out #7: Lucas Gets Hurt by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant) wherein Lucas does indeed get hurt, because he’s a horny toad.

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[Making Out] Making Out #6: What Zoey Saw by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant)
by Wing on 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?)

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

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!

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[Making Out] Making Out #4: Ben’s in Love by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant)
by Rosey on 11 Apr 2018

Rosey recaps Making Out #4: Ben’s in Love by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant), in which Benjamin is confused over which Geiger he loves, Jake is a car wreck, consent is very iffy, Nina is so cool, and Aisha is the baddest badass that ever badassed.

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[Making Out] Making Out #3: Nina Won’t Tell by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant)
by Dove on 14 Mar 2018

Dove Recaps Making Out #3: Nina Won’t Tell, wherein Nina is the bravest of the brave and the funniest of the funny. Proceed with caution as this recap discusses and references the sexual abuse of a minor.

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[Making Out] Making Out #2: Jake Finds Out by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant)
by Wing on 14 Feb 2018

Title: Jake Finds Out Front Blurb: Zoey fooled around behind Jake’s back with Lucas, who used to go out with Claire. Claire’s falling in love with Jake, but she’s got a secret only Lucas knows, and she’s dreading what will happen when… Jake finds out. Back Blurb: They’ve all grown up together on a tiny… read more

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[Making Out] Making Out #1: Zoey Fools Around by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant)
by Dove on 10 Jan 2018

Dove recaps Making Out #1: Zoey Fools Around by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant). And Nina Geiger is still THE BEST.

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