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The Neverending Story – Pt. 1

Yay for movie recaps! I wanted to switch things up a bit, so let’s see how this goes, shall we? I seriously loved this movie as a kid–still love it, I think. While I’m mostly a fan of the book,

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Goosebumps #48 – “Attack of the Jack-O’-Lanterns

I know, I know. It’s not quite Halloween any more, but hopefully this wonderful book (with it’s pumpkin-headed villains and WTF ending) will still be a treat. Note the trick-or-treaters on the cover–obviously wearing your normal clothes, but jamming a

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Are You Afraid of the Dark? – The Tale of Apartment 214

So here we are again in front of the roaring campfire. Tucker’s being his usual pesky self, messing around with Gary’s bag o’ magic dust and telling Frank he’s dead from the neck up. Ha ha. I kind of like

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The Vampire Diaries pt. 3 – The End is Nigh

I really thought I could get through The Vampire Diaries in one swoop with no snarkage, but I couldn’t. I was like a shaken-up soda can, but instead of fizz, I was filled with snark. I had to have an

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Preliminary thoughts on “The Vampire Diaries”

So here’s the thing… I’m trying to read this book. The whole thing is available for free online from HarperTeen in anticipation of the new show premiering soon on the CW, so I figured, “Why they hell not?” I’m only

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The Baby-Sitters Club #50 – “Dawn’s Big Date”

Is it just me, or does Dawn’s date look like every damn YA boy from the 90s? He’s a poor woman’s “Dark Dragon” kid, that’s for sure. I guess the teased-up bowl haircut was pretty popular at that time. Meanwhile,

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Taffy Sinclair Strikes Again by Betsy Haynes

You know, I really have no idea who is who in this cover. Somewhere in that crowd of five girls is Jana, our odd little narrator, but I’m not entirely sure which one she is. She’s not the ginger girl

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