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Sweet Valley edits! 1983 vs. 2008

Double Love 1983 vs Double Love 2008 Differences between the original and the reissued version… The very first sentences: 1983: “Oh, Lizzie, do you believe how absolutely horrendous I look today!” Jessica Wakefield groaned as she stepped in front of … Continue reading

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Literary Drinking Games

Drink ‘Til He’s Witty: The Reader’s Drinking Game By Anna North, jezebel.com, August 3, 2010 A recent essay in the Times points out that “rules for drinking are not so different from rules for writing.” If that’s true, then clearly famous … Continue reading

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Once upon a product placement…

Young Adult Novels Plumb New Depths Of Product Placement by Anonymous, jezebel.com, February 20, 2008 About a year ago, I was desperate to review Dial L For Loser from the New York Times best-selling tween book series The Clique. I … Continue reading

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