Tag: 80s & 90s Young Adult Rewind

Famous People on Book Covers #1

Famous People on Book Covers #1

Famous People on Book Covers #1 Anyone following this blog on a regular basis is probably aware how much I love certain book covers. I always attribute it to the fact that I have a very visual-orientated memory – I can remember covers clearly whilst authors names and book titles tend to fade out of my memory banks pretty quickly. I am very thankful for sites like Goodreads and LibraryThing […]

Night World series

Night World series

night world series It’s been ages since I did a post about the various young adult novels I enjoyed reading as a teen. Most of these books were released in the 1980s and 1990s (although there were some 1970s-era books that I remember really enjoying as well). A lot of the books that I loved back then could never really be considered ‘classics’ – not many of these are still […]

Sweet Valley High

Sweet Valley High

Look right down any crowded hall… Ah, Sweet Valley High. How addicted to you I used to be (I mean it – I used to read these books all the time). I aspired to be Jessica Wakefield when I was a tween (even though in all likelihood I was more of an Elizabeth). Basically, I just wanted to be a Wakefield with their perfect size 6 figures, blond hair, blue-green […]