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Taking a little break until after the New Year. In the meantime, what’s your favorite holiday BSC book? Thinking about it, most of them are pretty strange. One of the most interesting is Mallory’s Christmas Wish, since it foretells the dawn of the Age of Reality Television. I think I might like Baby-Sitters’ Christmas Chiller [...]

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So I said I wouldn’t read it because I hate Sad Dog Books, but I broke down and got it anyway, since the reviews have been so positive. Rain Reign is a book about Rose, a kid on the autism spectrum who loves homophones. But the book keeps on calling them homoNYMs, and I’m going [...]

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I often find that BSC articles on popular blogs were written by people who read a few of the books when they were ten and haven’t picked one up since, but How to Tell You Are in a Baby-Sitters Club Book on The Toast is right on the money. Some audio of Ann talking about [...]

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In the past year or so, the Alice McKinley books have taken over the BSC as my “comfort” reading. I read recently that Phyllis Reynolds Naylor decided to have Alice grow up in the series (each book covers roughly four months of her life) because she wanted a challenge as a writer and didn’t want [...]

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Now available in ebook: #79-#82, M15 and M16. Rain Reign named a Notable Children’s Book of 2014 by the New York Times.

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There are books that have a universally bad reputation among BSC fans, such as Mallory Pike, #1 Fan. I actually like many of these books. As I’ve mentioned, the later books hold a more nostalgic place in my heart than the earlier ones, since I had a 90s childhood and not an 80s one. But [...]

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Go see Ann and Laura Godwin tomorrow at the Miami Book Fair International if you’re in the area! In this article, Ann talks a little more about the possibility of a reunion book, and says she is semi-retired.

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Recently, Ann revealed that a Baby-Sitters Club reunion book is not off the table. I started thinking about A) whether I would want one and B) what I would want it to be and C) what Ann is likely to write. The Summer Before was okay, but didn’t reveal all that much that was new [...]

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13 of the Weirdest Things from the Baby-Sitters Club TV Show on Bustle. Let’s Compare Taylor Swift to Every Character in the Baby-Sitters Club – Bustle was killing it with BSC content yesterday. Rain Reign gets a rave review in the New York Times The reviewer says, “If you can read, you’ll love this book.” [...]

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Comic about Claudia Kishi by Yumi Sakugawa, originally published in Sadie Magazine in 2012. Jenny Slate did a play in 2012 about Mary Anne and Logan getting married?! And Melissa Rauch from The Big Bang Theory was in it too? What?! Ebooks out now: #75-#78; M13 and M14

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