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Retro Reads: Lois Duncan

Posted November 13, 2017 by Brin in 80s & 90s Young Adult Rewind, Retro Reads / 2 Comments
Retro Reads: 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 Stacking the Shelves 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 Stacking […]

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 […]

Vintage YA Recommendations #3

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? Trick or Treat! Vintage YA Recommendations It’s […]

Vintage YA Recommendations #2

Vintage YA Recommendations #2

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? Trick or Treat! Vintage YA Recommendations […]