Monthly Archives: October 2014

Teen Witch #1: Lucky 13 By Megan Barnes

Thirteenth birthdays can be weird… The Plot: Honestly? This is one of those books that you don’t even need to read because the title tells the entire story. Sarah Connell is the youngest daughter in a family of health nuts. She … Continue reading

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Donna Parker On Her Own (#3) By Marcia Martin

This is living! This week, our Whitman Fall Classic checks in with Donna Parker, the heroine of Marcia Martin’s extremely pleasant series about Junior High life in the 1950s. The Plot: It is now early spring in the New York suburb … Continue reading

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Meg: The Mystery of Black-Magic Cave (Meg Duncan #3) By Holly Beth Walker

What was the sinister secret of the black-magic cave? Meg and Kerry were soon to find out… Background: From the 1950s through the 1970s Whitman published a huge number of these squat, dust jacketless hard covers, separately targeting boys and girls. … Continue reading

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Checking In With The Imaginary Summer Book Club: Please Don’t Eat the Daisies By Jean Kerr

Click here for information on the 2014 edition of Molly’s Imaginary Summer Book Club Featuring Classics of Women’s Literature. As all of the four selected titles have filmed adaptations, we will be looking at the movie versions as we go along. … Continue reading

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