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Trying Harder By Suzanne Zuckerman

If it hadn’t been for Mark, Jenifer would have never been asked out by Cliff Moore, the captain of the football team… Each of the major mass-market teen paperback romance imprints (Sweet Dreams, Wildfire, First Love) carved out their own … Continue reading

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My Darling, My Hamburger By Paul Zindel

Senior year isn’t the end of high school- it’s the beginning of Life! This week’s reader request comes from literally my oldest friend, who sent me an Instragam  screen shot with the caption HAVE YOU SEEN THIS???? (LOL OF COURSE!!!!) … Continue reading

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Love Byte By Helane Zeiger

Honestly, I was expecting this to be terrible: that title! That font! Those glasses! But aside from the awkward first-person present-tense narration, this was kind of a hoot. Background: I’ve previously discussed the merits of the similarly-becovered Sweet Dreams, First … Continue reading

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