Tag Archives: 1986

The Wrong Love By Kathryn Makris

He’s the only one she wants. Desperately in search of some light reading, this nonetheless turned out to be a weirdly timely choice: the issue of the economic interdependence of the U.S. and Mexico backgrounds this rather low-stakes teen romance. … Continue reading

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Couples #18: Kiss and Run By M.E. Cooper

Was their kiss the end of a perfect friendship or the beginning or something special? Somehow I failed to notice that I was picking up #18 in a series (I think I assumed that “Couples” was a Scholastic imprint, like … Continue reading

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Checking In With The Imaginary Summer Book Club: Heartburn By Nora Ephron

(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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Someone Else (First Love From Silhouette #173) By Becky Stuart

“No matter how happy you are, you always want to be someone else.” First Love From Silhouette (“America’s Publisher of Contemporary Romance”) can always be counted on to provide a holiday-themed title… Dammit, is this one of the ones with … Continue reading

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Missing Since Monday By Ann M. Martin

Maggies’s little sister was the first to disappear. Would Maggie be next? Background: Ann M. Martin got her start as an editor and house writer for Scholastic (one of her first published titles was for Scholastic’s Wildfire YA romance imprint); … Continue reading

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Famous Last Words (First Love From Silhouette #199) By Becky Stuart

So, this is usually the part where if the book was terrible, I still tell you all how despite the fact that this book was The Worst, I still I love you and how that I was duty-bound to read … Continue reading

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Pretty In Pink: A Novel By H.B. Gilmour Based On The Original Screenplay By John Hughes

Is there anything less promising than the phrase “A novel based on the original screenplay by…”? Perhaps even less so when that phrase is followed by “John Hughes”? Let me get my personal bias out of the way: these are … Continue reading

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