Nostalgic Bookshelf

Snarky recaps of nostalgic media, including Making Out, Baywatch, Blyton and Baby-Sitter's Club
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Famous Five 9: Five Fall into Adventure by Enid Blyton[The Famous Five] Famous Five #9: Five Fall Into Adventure by Enid Blyton
by Dove on 19 Dec 2018

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.

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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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[Other Comics] Alisa of the Silver Hair by Shinji Wada
by jude on 7 Sep 2018

Jude recaps Alisa of the Silver Hair by Shinji Wada.

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Famous Five 6: Five on Kirrin Island Again by Enid Blyton[The Famous Five] The Famous Five #6: Five on Kirrin Island Again by Enid Blyton
by Dove on 3 Aug 2018

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.

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Famous Five 5: Five Go Off in a Caravan by Enid Blyton[The Famous Five] Famous Five #5: Five Go Off in a Caravan
by necromommycon on 25 Jul 2018

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

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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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Famous Five 3: Five Run Away Together by Enid Blyton[The Famous Five] The Famous Five #3: Five Run Away Together by Enid Blyton
by Dove on 18 Apr 2018

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!

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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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The Secret Island by Enid Blyton[Enid Blyton] Secret #1 – The Secret Island
by Dove on 17 Jan 2018

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

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