Tag Archives: Medical

Distress Call 911 #1: Twist of Fate By D.L. Carey

“Oh, no! Severed limb!” I’m always on the lookout for forgotten series with weird or unique concepts… but this one, in which teenagers learn a valuable lesson about not peer-pressuring their friends’ identical twins to serve as organ banks takes … Continue reading

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Student Nurse By Bernard and Marjorie Palmer

I think I’ve become an unexpected fan of Bernard and Marjorie Palmer’s “Career Books” girls’ series published by the Moody Bible Institute. While the stories are simple in the extreme, it is refreshing to read a series where the plot … Continue reading

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If I Should Die Before I Wake By Lurlene McDaniel

Blog News: The impromptu celebration of Retro Pride month in June garnered a few mentions across the internet. I want to belatedly thank and welcome new readers from both the art and culture site (and world’s most popular independently-owned lesbian … Continue reading

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Better Living Through Girls Series Books, Part I: Cherry Ames’ Book of First Aid and Home Nursing

Eventually, most of the really long-running series would seem to run out of ideas for a new installment in the adventures of the titular plucky girl-heroines and, wanting to keep that cash cow producing delicious green paper milk, would turn … Continue reading

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