#francine pascal

Nostalgia Time: 3 YA Heroines Who Literally Kick Butt

Three awesome YA heroines from back in the day.

Reader’s First Heroine

Do you remember the first literary heroine you fell in love with?

Jessica Wakefield: Literary Fashion Icon

Is it a stretch to use the word “literary” in reference to one of the Sweet Valley twins? Those two blonde, ...

An Open Letter to the Dean of Students, Sweet Valley University

Dear Sir, As a concerned member of the academic community, I’ve been following the exploits of your students outlined in ...

Retro “Christmas Chiller” Throwdown: Baby-sitters’ Club vs Sweet Valley Twins

When I was a tween, the most important books being published were Ann M. Martin’s Baby-sitters Club series and Francine Pascal’s ...