Nostalgic Bookshelf

Snarky recaps of nostalgic media, including Making Out, Baywatch, Blyton and Baby-Sitter's Club
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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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The End of Flutter Valley (G1 Cover)[My Little Pony] My Little Pony: The End of Flutter Valley – Parts 1-2 (S01E01-2)
by Dove on 10 Jul 2018

Dove recaps My Little Pony: The End of Flutter Valley – Parts 1-2 (S01E01-2) and becomes heartily sick of all of the “hilarious” pratfalls they manage to ram into two 10-minute episodes.

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My Little Pony: The Movie (1986) (1)[My Little Pony] My Little Pony: The Movie (1986)
by Dove on 26 Jun 2018

Dove recaps My Little Pony: The Movie (1986) and swears a lot, and mourns the misuse of a potentially great plot.

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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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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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My Little Pony (Gen 1)[My Little Pony] My Little Pony Special: Escape from Midnight Castle
by Dove on 17 Apr 2018

My Little Pony: Escape from (or Rescue at) Midnight (or Nightmare) Castle aka Firefly’s Adventure. Wherein Tirek is a most awesome monster, Scorpan is sympathetic and even Spike is interesting.

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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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[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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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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