Archives by Category 'Back in the Day'



Throwback Thursday: Sunset Island Series September 29, 2011 | Back in the Day, Meme
throwbackthursdaySunset Island Series by Cherie Bennett! I can’t even begin to explain how epic this series was for me.  From the first time I picked it up I couldn’t get enough of Emma, Sam, and Carrie.  I thought it so small world glamorous that they had summer au pair jobs on the most fantastic vacation

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Back in the Day and New Breaking Dawn Trailer September 15, 2011 | Back in the Day, Jacob Black, Meme, Twilight
sallyjfreedman-jbSally J. Freedman as Herself I can’t tell you how much I adored this book and many other Blume books as a child. I vividly remember reading this book until the spine was all broken and the edges were in tatters. I think I loved this one because Sally reminded me so much of myself

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Back in the Day I Used to Love: Boy Meets World August 12, 2011 | Back in the Day, Meme
bitdiutlActually, I still love Boy Meets World.  This was one of my favorite shows as a kid.  I loved that the Wonder Years kid brother had his own show that was funny, entertaining, and seemed to hit on all the kid and teenagery problems one could and would go through.  I adored Cory with his

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Back In The Day I Used to Love: Amelia Bedelia July 28, 2011 | Back in the Day, Meme
Amelia2  Amelia Bedelia I used to love the Amelia Bedelia books.  There were so many it was hard to choose and Amelia used to have some of the best stories written about her.  I don’t even remember how I started reading Amelia Bedelia, but I’m certain I discovered her some time in Elementary School. I loved

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Back in the Day I Used To Love 06.16.2011 June 16, 2011 | Back in the Day, Meme
chainletter-cpChristopher Pike! In my little quaint country town, if you were a fan of R.L. Stine’s Fear Street series, then you were also a Christopher Pike fan. As the two authors were of the same ilk, Pike also brought us nail-biting, heart-gripping, bone-chilling thrillers. Honestly, I don’t know what it was about frightening books with

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Back in the Day I Used to Love 06.02.11 June 2, 2011 | Back in the Day, Meme
pippiPippi Longstocking! I remember being introduced to Pippi as a kid.  I borrowed one of the Pippi Longstocking tapes from the video section at my public library and have been hooked ever since.  And while I liked the New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking, nobody played Pippi quite like Inger Nilsson.  Pippi, Tommy, and Annika had

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Review: The Werewolf Upstairs by Ashlyn Chase May 24, 2011 | Back in the Day, Fiction, Paranormal, Reviews, Romance
thewerewolfupstairs-acPublisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca Copyright: 2010 Published: May 1, 2010 Pages: 342 Form: Paperback Author: Ashlyn Chase Buy The Book: B&N | Book Depository Petty crime never looked so good… Alpha werewolf Konrad Wolfensen sees it as his duty to protect the citizens of Boston, even if it means breaking into their businesses just to prove

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Back in the Day I Used to Love 9.12.2011 May 12, 2011 | Back in the Day, Fiction, Meme
theresaboyinthegirlsbathroom-lsSynopsis: Fifth grader Bradley Chalkers is bright, imaginative, antisocial and friendless. Unlike the kids at school, who hate him, Bradley’s collection of chipped and broken little pottery animals allows him to be brave, smart and vulnerable; he uses them to resolve the rejection of peers and adults. Jeff, a new boy at school, offers friendship

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Back In The Day I Used to LOVE: 8.28.11 April 28, 2011 | Back in the Day, Meme
thepainandthegreatone-jb  Synopsis: An eight-year-old girl, “The Great One,” and her six-year-old brother, “The Pain,” state their cases about each other and who is best loved by their parents. Why I Loved this Book: I’m really not even sure what age I was when I first read this book, suffice it to say I was really

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