Monthly Archives: August 2015

Darcy (Sunfire Romance #32) By Mary Francis Shura

The Galveston Hurricane of 1900 is the wind of change… Background: Scholastic’s Sunfire series is a cautionary tale about judging a YA Romance by its cover. Lurking behind the overheated cover art and melodramatic taglines are some of the best … Continue reading

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The Day The Senior Class Got Married By Gloria D. Miklowitz

It’s never been done before! Background: Dell’s Young Love banner was used on both reissues of classic teen romances and originals of questionable merit, but in general the titles tended towards “breezy” and “fun”. So pity the poor teen who picked … Continue reading

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Checking In With The Imaginary Summer Book Club: The Sheik By E.M. Hull

(Click here for information on the 2015 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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Keeping Score By Marilyn Levy

What’s worse: that your boyfriend is interested in your sister, or that he’s dealing drugs out of his locker? This book may have the honor of “cover copy least-related to actual plot” in recent memory: far from dealing with just … Continue reading

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