Paperback Crush by Gabrielle Moss – MOBI download • 9781683690788

Self Love & Acceptance Home Page Forums General Discussions Paperback Crush by Gabrielle Moss – MOBI download • 9781683690788

  • This topic is empty.
Viewing 1 post (of 1 total)
  • Author
    Posts
  • #8408 Reply
    Tressie Schultz
    Guest

    Paperback Crush
    The Totally Radical History of ’80s and ’90s Teen Fiction

    by Gabrielle Moss

    🔍 Paperback Crush ~ READ MORE 🔍

    • Author: Gabrielle Moss
    • Publisher: Quirk Books
    • Format: paperback, 256 pages
    • Release date: October 30, 2018
    • ISBN: 9781683690788 (1683690788)
    • Genres: history, adult, writing, historical, humor
    • Language: english

    About The Book

    A hilarious and nostalgic trip through the history of paperback pre-teen series of the ’80s and ’90s.

    Every twenty- or thirty-something woman knows these books. The pink covers, the flimsy paper, the zillion volumes in the series that kept you reading for your entire adolescence. Spurred by the commercial success of Sweet Valley High and The Babysitters Club, these were not the serious-issue YA novels of the 1970s, nor were they the blockbuster books of the Harry Potter and Twilight ilk. They were cheap, short, and utterly beloved.

    PAPERBACK CRUSH dives in deep to this golden age with affection, history, and a little bit of snark. Readers will discover (and fondly remember) girl-centric series on everything from correspondence (Pen Pals and Dear Diary) to sports (The Pink Parrots, Cheerleaders, and The Gymnasts) to a newspaper at an all-girls Orthodox Jewish middle school (The B.Y. Times) to a literal teen angel (Teen Angels: Heaven Can Wait, where an enterprising guardian angel named Cisco has to earn her wings “by helping the world’s sexist rock star.”) Some were blatant ripoffs of the successful series (looking at you, Sleepover Friends and The Girls of Canby Hall), some were sick-lit tearjerkers à la Love Story (Abby, My Love) and some were just plain perplexing (Uncle Vampire??) But all of them represent that time gone by of girl-power and endless sessions of sustained silent reading.

    In six hilarious chapters (Friendship, Love, School, Family, Jobs, Terror, and Tragedy), Bustle Features Editor Gabrielle Moss takes the reader on a nostalgic tour of teen book covers of yore, digging deep into the history of the genre as well as the stories behind the best-known series.

    Hardcover ebook Paperback Crush. Hardback book Paperback Crush by Gabrielle Moss read online for reader on Bookshop. MOBI Paperback Crush download Mac on Book Depository. FB2 Paperback Crush Gabrielle Moss buy. Online ebook Paperback Crush download on PocketBook.

    Paperback book Paperback Crush by Gabrielle Moss on Amazon. EPUB ebook Paperback Crush read on iPad. TXT Paperback Crush Gabrielle Moss buy cheap on Kobo. PDF book Paperback Crush download on Books-a-Million. MP3 book Paperback Crush by Gabrielle Moss buy cheap PC.

    FictionBook ebook Paperback Crush on Powells. TXT Paperback Crush Gabrielle Moss read online for Kindle. Hardcover book Paperback Crush by Gabrielle Moss buy on iOS. MP3 ebook Paperback Crush download on IndieBound. PDF Paperback Crush Gabrielle Moss read.

Viewing 1 post (of 1 total)
Reply To: Paperback Crush by Gabrielle Moss – MOBI download • 9781683690788
Your information: