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The Wrong Love By Kathryn Makris

He’s the only one she wants. Desperately in search of some light reading, this nonetheless turned out to be a weirdly timely choice: the issue of the economic interdependence of the U.S. and Mexico backgrounds this rather low-stakes teen romance. … 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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Love Comes To Anne By Lucille S. Warner

Originally posted on Lost Classics of Teen Lit, 1939-1989:
The last Wildfire title that appeared in this space, Recipe for Romance,  was basically a stupid story that was well-written. This one is just a stupid story that is badly written. Whereas that…

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Holly In Love By Caroline B. Cooney

This is, thankfully, one of those times that there is a surprisingly pleasant story lurking in the mass-market paperback behind the photographic cover, complete with likeable protagonists, wacky sidekicks, and parents who are SO EMBARASSING. As I recently mentioned, I … Continue reading

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Working At Love By Judy Baer

If it were up to me, I’d be on my way to the beautician’s right this minute to copy the spikey, Billy Idol-inspired look of this week’s cover model onto my own head. Sadly, the amount of peroxide it would … Continue reading

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Love Comes To Anne By Lucille S. Warner

The last Wildfire title that appeared in this space, Recipe for Romance,  was basically a stupid story that was well-written. This one is just a stupid story that is badly written. Whereas that title at least had a gimmick, a main character … Continue reading

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Recipe For Romance By Terri Fields

I know what this looks like… …but while the story was extremely silly and far-fetched, it was well written. It has a beginning, middle and end, a goal-driven main character, and some nice touches of local color that brings the … Continue reading

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