Monthly Archives: May 2016

Announcing the 2016 Edition of Molly’s Imaginary Summer Book Club

Full name: Molly’s Imaginary Summer Book Club Featuring Classics of Women’s Literature Defined As Books Authored By, About or Widely Read By Women in the 20th Century, because I should not watch 156 Twilight Zone episodes in a row this … Continue reading

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The Brady Bunch In The New York Mystery By Jack Matcha

Don’t miss this exciting, thrill-filled Brady Bunch full-length paperback written especially for Tiger Beat readers by Hollywood mystery writer, Jack Matcha. I am notoriously bad at solving mysteries. Even as an adult, I’d get to the dénouement of the average Trixie Belden … Continue reading

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Birthday! Birthday! Birthday!

Today marks the 4th birthday of this blog. As thanks to all of my loyal readers, please enjoy this stock photo of a cupcake:   Don’t Forget!  You still have until NOON EST on Tuesday, May 17, to bid on … Continue reading

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The Plot Against The Pom-Pom Queen By Ellen Leroe

Then Kelsey discovers Magical Male Grabbers… So, giving a plot overview for this one is going to make it sound so generic that I can’t imagine why anyone would bother even reading the summary: a late bloomer and former-fatty undergoes … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning Charity Auction!

This weekend this blog celebrates its 4th anniversary of providing quality criticism of quality literature (insert scare-quotes where applicable -ED.), and, having run out of Victoria Martin books to commemorate the occasion, I have decided to do something different and … Continue reading

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Magazine Madness and/or Mania: Seventeen, June 1988

Any guesses on who the cover girl is? Scroll to the bottom to find out! Even for Seventeen, this issue has an incredibly high ratio of advertising to editorial content. In the latter category, we have a helpful suggestion from the … Continue reading

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