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Checking In With The Imaginary Summer Book Club: Beyond The Forest By Stuart Engstrand

(Click here for information on the 2021 edition of Molly’s Imaginary Summer Book Club Featuring Classics of Women’s Literature.  This week, the third selection Beyond the Forest by Stuart Engstrand) Truly we are having an endless summer here at the … Continue reading

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Two By Two Romance #11: A Kiss For Good Luck By Carol Ellis

Originally posted on Lost Classics of Teen Lit: 1939-1989:
Tess tells you how she feels about her new romance. And when you flip the book over you find out in Charlie’s own words what a boy thinks about it all.  I…

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Two By Two Romance #11: A Kiss For Good Luck By Carol Ellis

Tess tells you how she feels about her new romance. And when you flip the book over you find out in Charlie’s own words what a boy thinks about it all.  I have said it before: I can’t resist a YA … 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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Kisses For Sale By Judith Enderle

She’s giving up boys forever… again! Good old Wildfire, always good for a Valentine’s Day-themed title, right? The Plot:  Actually, this is not up to the imprint’s usual level of competent writing-meets-wacky-cover. In fact, there is so little going on … Continue reading

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Ruth Fielding at the War Front (#14) By Alice B. Emerson

This week we’re going beyond the usual scope of this space for a look at a girls’ series from what can be considered the “pre-history” of Young Adult literature. Background: The Ruth Fielding stories were published by Cupples & Leon … Continue reading

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Summer To Summer (Heart to Heart #1) By Carol Ellis

I have said it before: I just can’t pass up a vintage girls’ series with a gimmick… …but before we get to all of that, what do you think? Is that Courteney Cox on the cover? She appeared on a … Continue reading

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The Pretty Ones By Dorothy Eden

Background: It has been theorized that, cinematically, the Gothic genre had a revival in the 1940s due to World War II:  stories targeting the anxiety of women marrying men they barely knew or husbands returning home from the war “not … Continue reading

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