7/19 Nostalgia Review Round Up

I felt for Jessi in this one! I don’t know that I would have had the guts to go full on Parent Trap on a family member but I respect the urge to do so! I have to say that I’m surprised that rules weren’t explained or clarified before someone took over caring for children but then again it was family and free of charge […]

6/19 Nostalgia Read Review Round Up

Sometimes I have to stop and remind myself that these books were written in the late 80s/early 90s. Kristy means well but I found her to be pretty condescending towards Susan’s parents throughout the book. You could also tell that she was being pretty naive. Susan is Kristy’s charge through this book and Susan is autistic. Kristy makes some pretty harsh judgements about how Susan’s […]

5/19 Nostalgia Read Review Round Up

I’m really beginning to like Mallory! In Mallory and the Mystery Diary she finds a diary from the late 1800s in Stacey’s attic. Mallory makes a reader of Buddy Barrett and together they solve the mystery of the diary. Loved this book! I also really liked how Mallory worked with Buddy to make him a reader. I know that feeling and it is a great […]

March 2019 Nostalgia Reads Round Up

I really am liking Mallory now that I’ve grown up a bit. She is so level headed. When she had issues with one of her charges the other members stepped in to help her out. It was nice to see her also gain a little independence. I remember being that age but unfortunately I wasn’t given any responsibility. I can appreciate where Mallory is coming […]

February 2019 Nostalgia Reads Round Up

Mary Anne’s Bad Luck Mystery by Ann M. Martin didn’t do a lot for me and I have to remind myself that I am a 34 year old woman reading books for tweens. The girls acted like such pre-teens and for some reason that got to me this time. I think it’s because it took Mary Anne an exaggeratedly long time to figure out what […]