Nostalgic Bookshelf

Snarky recaps of nostalgic media, including Making Out, Baywatch, Blyton and Baby-Sitter's Club
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[Sweet Valley] Sweet Valley Twins Super Edition #4: The Unicorns Go Hawaiian by Francine Pascal
by Wing on 16 Jul 2018

Wing recaps Sweet Valley Twins Super Edition #4: The Unicorns Go Hawaiian and there’s fire and drinking and shouting and loud music — and that’s just Wing, much less the book!

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[Sweet Valley] Sweet Valley Twins #52: Booster Boycott
by Wing on 18 Jun 2018

Wing recaps Sweet Valley Twins 52: Booster Boycott by Francine Pascal and burns everything to the fucking ground. Fuck gender essentialism. Fuck heteronormativity. Fuck Wakefields Must Win.

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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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[Sweet Valley] Sweet Valley Twins #42: Jessica’s Secret
by Dove on 5 Mar 2018

Dove recaps Sweet Valley Twins #42: Jessica’s Secret, wherein we find people both stupider and bitchier than the Unicorns, and Elizabeth wants to know: HAVE YOU STARTED YOUR PERIOD?

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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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[Sweet Valley] Sweet Valley Twins #39: Jessica and the Money Mix-Up by Francine Pascal
by Wing on 29 Jan 2018

Title: Jessica and the Money Mix-Up by Francine Pascal Summary: A matter of trust… When Jessica Wakefield’s father asks her to run an errand for him, she jumps at the chance. It’s the perfect opportunity to prove to her dad that she can be trusted. All she has to do is deliver an envelope of… 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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[Sweet Valley] Sweet Valley Twins #37: The War Between the Twins
by Dove on 8 Jan 2018

Dove recaps Sweet Valley Twins #37: The War Between the Twins, in which Jessica launches a rival newspaper, many lies are told and Amy Sutton can just get in the f***ing sea.

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[Sweet Valley] Sweet Valley Twins #36: Mary is Missing by Francine Pascal
by Wing on 1 Jan 2018

Title: Mary is Missing by Francine Pascal Summary: Missing person… Jessica Wakefield is convinced that Mary Wallace has disappeared. No one has heard a word from her in three days. She hasn’t been at school, she didn’t turn up for Lila’s ice cream party, and worst of all, the Unicorns’ treasury money seems to be… read more

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