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Checking In With The Imaginary Summer Book Club: Up The Down Staircase By Bel Kaufman

(Click here for information on the 2017 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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Up In Seth’s Room By Norma Fox Mazer

How can she convince him to wait until they are both ready? Norma Mazer (arguably the more famous half of the YA Mazers) output was at its height during the 1970s and 80s, primetime for dealing with sex, drugs, terrible parents … Continue reading

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Under The Mistletoe By Michelle Mathews

Why had she ever thought that only kids enjoyed Christmas? First Love From Silhouette (“America’s Publisher of Contemporary Romance”) can always be counted on to provide a holiday-themed title! And hey! This one doesn’t even deal with the incredibly meddling … Continue reading

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Upchuck Summer By Joel L. Schwartz

What promised to be Richie’s best summer ever is turning into one giant disaster thanks to A-Number-One Nerd, Chuck. So, the basic questions I start with when writing these pieces is “How does this story reflect the time in which … Continue reading

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