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Archive for May, 2008

Today I was struck with a sudden thought. If you didn’t watch The Paper, go and watch the show on the site I just linked and then come back. OK. Amanda Lorber=Karen Brewer in high school, yes? edit: for non-USA readers, here’s a link to where you can watch the show.

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Until I was about sixteen, I lived in my own head a lot, daydreaming about what I wanted to happen in my life. The BSC don’t seem to do that much, except in Chapter 2s where one of girls is riding their bicycle on the way to a meeting and thinking really, really hard about [...]

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I found this on youtube. It’s a song by a Czech band called SandWitch entitled “Mallory on Strike.” I’d like to think they were inspired by Ann’s novel, which I have been reading lately.

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We now have over 500 articles on BSC Wikipedia, which is really exciting. If you haven’t joined yet, please do, because we want it to cover all the minutiae of BSC. If the system we have set up seems complicated and you’re a bit overwhelmed, don’t worry about it. We can always edit into BSC [...]

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Stacey and the Bad Girls happens to be one of my all-time favorite BSC books. It might in fact be my #1, but I haven’t really considered this question thoroughly yet. Anyway, this book, if you’re one of those people who missed out on the later series, takes place after Stacey vs the BSC, where [...]

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Pigeonrat set up a cool new feature on the wiki which has the latest BSC-related headlines. I read this news story, and can’t help feeling jealous of this girl. Her prize $500 gift card, well, “that’s sort of all gone now,” says Emily, a fifth-grader at Arnco-Sargent Elementary. She bought a trampoline, an American Girl [...]

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Best Friends is the latest book in Ann’s newish series, Main Street. You can read my reviews of the previous MS books and other MS-related posts here. In this one, Flora’s best friend from her old city is coming to visit Camden Falls, and Olivia is freaking out because Olivia finds herself boring and uncool [...]

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I think that my hatred of Logan is one of my strongest and most steadfast BSC opinions. Thus, I can’t help but look at this book through special Logan-hating goggles. One of the biggest illusions that the BSC gives its young readers is that the mousy, shy girl who can barely speak to the opposite [...]

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