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Checking In With The Imaginary Summer Book Club: The V.I.P.s By Marvin H. Albert

(Click here for information on the 2020 edition of Molly’s Imaginary Summer Book Club Featuring Classics of Women’s Literature.  This week, the August selection The V.I.P.s by Marvin H. Albert) As I mentioned, I did not realize that this was … Continue reading

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Checking In With The Imaginary Summer Book Club: A Long Fatal Love Chase By Louisa May Alcott

(Click here for information on the 2019 edition of Molly’s Imaginary Summer Book Club Featuring Classics of Women’s Literature.  This week, the August selection, Louisa May Alcott’s postumously-published A Long Fatal Love Chase.)  Like her most famous literary creation, Little … Continue reading

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My Sweet Audrina By V.C. Andrews

Now she will come face to face with the dangerous, terrifying secret everyone knows. Everyone except My Sweet Audrina. What the hell did I just read? OK, I’ll back it up here a second. Since this blog’s beginnings, there are … Continue reading

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Steffie Can’t Come Out To Play By Fran Arrick

To meet a man like Favor on her very first day in New York City… Runaway teen stories if this era can be numbingly repetitive- when 14 year old Stephanie Rudd explains that’s she ditching her terrible family and terrible … Continue reading

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Dear Lola, Or How To Build Your Own Family By Judie Angell

Can they cover their tracks without uncovering the truth? This one might get the honor of having the weirdest marriage between premise and tone: five minors in various states of having been orphaned or abandoned escape from their temporary group … Continue reading

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Jay’s Journal By Anonymous

Helplessly fascinated, he plunged into a world of Ouija boards and witchcraft, animal sacrifices and Satanism… into a black abyss from which there seemed no escape. Man, some days you just hit the jackpot when it comes to the Teen … Continue reading

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A Family Failing By Honor Arundel

Helplessly, Joanna watches her parents tear themselves and each other apart… So, that cover: clearly Our Heroine has a lot going on here, including an entire parasitic family (sad emasculated dad, bitchy liberated mom, shiftless hippie brother) growing out of … Continue reading

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Summer Break By Victoria M. Althoff

This summer would be it! Summer break! Time to get LAZY! Watching MTV 9 hours a day-lazy! (How many times will they play the video for Madonna’s “Material Girl”? Exactly 27 times!) Oh, wait. Not so lazy that you use … Continue reading

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