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Meg: The Ghost of Hidden Springs (Meg Duncan #4)

Many years had passed since Kathleen Hannigan had died in a tragic accident, but her ghost was still said to haunt the old mansion… Background: From the 1950s through the 1970s Whitman published a huge number of these squat, dust jacketless … Continue reading

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Movie Madness and/or Mania: Girls Town (Charles F. Haas, 1959)

While Father Flanagan may have claimed that “there are no bad boys”, its opposite number begs to differ. With a cast led by eternal bad girl Mamie Van Doren, the girls of Girls Town are born to be bad… So … Continue reading

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The Girl Scouts’ Rivals (#5) By Edith Lavell

“The jury finds the defendant guilty of breaking the first five Girl Scout laws and recommends her dismissal from the organization!” Background: Fictional series about Girl Scouting date back nearly to the organization’s founding in 1912; by the 1920s the sub-genre … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Owned A City By O.T. Nelson

Having things is something, but not everything. Earning the values for your life is more than just something, it is everything. The Plot: This book starts with your classic post-apocalyptic survival premise: at some point before the story begins, a viral … Continue reading

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Green Eyes By Suzanne Rand

Will Julie’s crazy jealousy destroy the love she waited so long to find? I may have been too quick to judge the photographic covers of Bantam’s Sweet Dreams YA romances as being “bland”. While they don’t have the wacky appeal … Continue reading

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The Girl Scouts at Penguin Pass (#1) By Mildred A. Wirt

Finally! A book that is better than its cover! Background: “Mildred A. Wirt” is one of many pen-names for the highly prolific Mildred Wirt Benson, best known as the original “Carolyn Keene” and author of 23 Nancy Drew Mysteries. She … Continue reading

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Movie Madness and/or Mania: Halloween Edition, Featuring A Giant Monster-Head Nightclub

In celebration of Halloween, today we are looking at two movies featuring go-go dancers performing inside of Giant Steam-Breathing Monster Heads, a standard nightclub fixture of the 1960s… Ok, actually these movies were both filmed in the same nightclub,  The … Continue reading

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