Entries tagged: adult-on-kid violence

Batman #181: Beware of Poison Ivy by Robert Kanigher

by jude 20 March 2019
When you got that itch

It’s spring and to celebrate, Jude recaps Batman #181: Beware of Poison Ivy by Robert Kanigher.

Famous Five #9: Five Fall Into Adventure by Enid Blyton

by Dove 19 December 2018
Famous Five 9: Five Fall into Adventure by Enid Blyton

Dove recaps Famous Five #9: Five Fall Into Adventure by Enid Blyton, which is the most racist Blyton to date and, as a bonus, features Julian and Dick’s first TWO forays into kidnapping.

Famous Five #7: Five Go Off to Camp by Enid Blyton

by Wing 20 September 2018
Famous Five #7: Five Go Off to Camp by Enid Blyton

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.

Alisa of the Silver Hair by Shinji Wada

by jude 7 September 2018

Jude recaps Alisa of the Silver Hair by Shinji Wada.

The Famous Five #6: Five on Kirrin Island Again by Enid Blyton

by Dove 3 August 2018
Famous Five 6: Five on Kirrin Island Again by Enid Blyton

Dove recaps The Famous Five #6: Five on Kirrin Island Again by Enid Blyton, wherein everyone hates on Anne, despite her being the best thing in this. Also, there’s a tower, secrets, adventure, and it’s all incredibly boring.

Famous Five #5: Five Go Off in a Caravan

by necromommycon 25 July 2018
Famous Five 5: Five Go Off in a Caravan by Enid Blyton

It’s all food porn, flirtatious farm girls, and SECRET ADVENTURES.

Famous Five #4: Five Go to Smuggler’s Top by Enid Blyton

by Wing 16 May 2018
Famous Five - Five Go to Smuggler's Top by Enid Blyton

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.

The Famous Five #3: Five Run Away Together by Enid Blyton

by Dove 18 April 2018
Famous Five 3: Five Run Away Together by Enid Blyton

Dove recaps The Famous Five #3: Five Run Away Together by Enid Blyton, wherein Julian is rather insufferable, but the food – when they get it – is absolutely wizard!

Making Out #2: Jake Finds Out by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant)

by Wing 14 February 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 […]

Secret #1 – The Secret Island

by Dove 17 January 2018
The Secret Island by Enid Blyton

Dove recaps Enid Blyton’s first book, The Secret Island, in which there is child abuse, manual labour and lashings and lashings of… lettuce.