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Announcing the 2017 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 maybe read something intended for actual adults occasionally. This year’s … Continue reading

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Today marks the 5th birthday of this blog! As thanks to all of my loyal readers, please enjoy this stock photo of a cupcake: And check back on Friday for a new Lost Classic review!

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Hollywood Daughters #3: Encore By Joan Lowery Nixon

Erin Jenkins, teen star, feels closer to her show-biz parents than to her real ones, who don’t approve of her television career… Background: The first volume of the Hollywood Daughters series dealt with former child star Abby “Cookie” Baynes and her … Continue reading

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A Brief Update

Thank you to everyone that sent in or responded to a request for the the Name That Book feature! I have enabled comments on that page (thanks for your patience!) and added a few requests that I received via e-mail, … Continue reading

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Mid-Winter Break and New Feature!

We will return with new reviews the week of March 6, 2017! In the meantime, check out out new Name That Book! feature, where you can share dimly-remembered details of juvenile and YA book and ask for help in locating … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

We will return the week of January 16, 2017!

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Yobgorgle: Mystery Monster of Lake Ontario By Daniel M. Pinkwater

Originally posted on Lost Classics of Teen Lit, 1939-1989:
This is about the time I lived for two weeks in a motel in Rochester, New York, with my Uncle Mel, and what happened to me while I was there. Background:…

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