Monthly Archives: March 2014

Hollywood Daughters #2: Overnight Sensation By Joan Lowery Nixon

Cassie Martin has grown up as the daughter of superstar comedienne Abby Grant, but she’s never been impressed by the glamour of Hollywood… Background: The first volume of the Hollywood Daughters series dealt with former child star Abby “Cookie” Baynes and … Continue reading

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Green Eyes By Suzanne Rand

Will Julie’s crazy jealousy destroy the love she waited so long to find? I may have been too quick to judge the photographic covers of Bantam’s Sweet Dreams YA romances as being “bland”. While they don’t have the wacky appeal … Continue reading

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Call Me Heller, That’s My Name By Stella Pevsner

Don’t dare her to do anything– unless you really mean it- because she’ll do it! This is one of those cases of the 1920s being particularly ill-served by YA historical fiction. Unless it is written by people who actually lived … Continue reading

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Three’s A Crowd By Marie McSwigan

Zip again. The name was short and sharp like a clasp knife. Just thinking about it drove it home in her heart. I have a bunch of these Scholastic titles from the 1950s, but I’ve been hesitant to get into … Continue reading

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