Tag Archive | Books from Childhood

Review: The Truth About Stacey by Ann M. Martin

Review: The Truth About Stacey by Ann M. Martin

The truth about Stacey is that she has diabetes. Nobody knows… except her friends in the Baby-sitters Club. But even they don’t know the real truth about Stacey. Stacey’s problem is her parents. They won’t admit she has the disease, and they drag her to practically every doctor in America! Seeing so many doctors made […]

Review: Claudia and the Phantom Phone Calls by Ann M. Martin

Review: Claudia and the Phantom Phone Calls by Ann M. Martin

Kristy, Claudia, Mary Anne and Stacey have had some strange adventures since they started the Baby-sitters Club. But nothing’s been as spooky as what’s going on right now. The baby-sitters have been getting mysterious phone calls when they’re out on their jobs. When a phone rings and they pick up, there’s no one on the […]

Review: Welcome to Dead House by R.L. Stine

Review: Welcome to Dead House by R.L. Stine

Amanda and Josh Benson move into a new house in Dark Falls, where the residents are all zombies who have died while living in the same house and are preparing to make the Benson family one of them, as they need blood to survive. As part of my attempt to relive my childhood, my son […]

Review: Halloween Party by R.L. Stine

Review: Halloween Party by R.L. Stine

The invitation arrived in a black-bordered envelope. Inside, the card showed a coffin with the inscription “Reserved For You”. It was perfectly fitting for an all-night Halloween party on Fear Street. But Terry and his girlfriend Niki wondered why they had been invited. They barely knew Justine Cameron, the beautiful and mysterious transfer student who […]

Reliving Your Childhood

Reliving Your Childhood

Over the past year or so, a friend and I have been discussing the prospect of rereading books from our childhoods. Of course, this is a daunting task because as a young child, I read everything I could and I couldn’t even possibly name half of the books I borrowed from the school’s library. It […]