Tag: retro

Favourite Nostalgic Book Covers

Posted April 17, 2018 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 1 Comment
Favourite Nostalgic Book Covers

Top Ten Tuesday is an awesome meme previously hosted by the lovely folks @ The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl This week’s theme is a freebie so I have decided to list my: Top Ten Favourite Nostalgic Book Covers I love all kinds of nostalgic and vintage books covers especially teen books I used to love back in the day. When I saw […]

Retro Reads: Teen Thriller Writer Lois Duncan

Posted November 13, 2017 by Brin in 80s & 90s Young Adult Rewind, Retro Reads / 2 Comments
Retro Reads: Teen Thriller Writer Lois Duncan

Lois Duncan: Teen Thriller Writer Extraordinaire Lois Duncan was the writer of over a dozen teen thrillers that I adored reading when I was growing up. A writer whose life was marred by tragedy when, in a strange parallel to her own writing, her daughter Kaitlyn was murdered under mysterious circumstances. After this heart-breaking turn of events, Duncan turned away from writing fiction. She instead put her focus on finding her daughter’s […]

Stacking the Shelves #94

Posted April 23, 2016 by Brin in Memes, Stacking The Shelves / 6 Comments
Stacking the Shelves #94

Stacking The Shelves – a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews HERE ARE THE RULES: Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks! Participants are to create their own […]

Night World series

Posted May 3, 2015 by Brin in 80s & 90s Young Adult Rewind / 0 Comments
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 70s-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 in print today and […]

Trick or Treat! Vintage YA Recommendations #3

Trick or Treat! Vintage YA Recommendations #3

It has been a long since I have posted anything regarding my goal to re-read vintage Young Adult books (mostly from the 80’s/90’s but there are some from the 70’s thrown in there too!). I thought it was about time that I did something about that and what better opportunity to discuss my favourite teen horror novels than the week leading up to Halloween? Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your […]