Tag Archives: Nancy Drew

Review: Messy by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan

Messy by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan. Poppy, 2012. Currently Available Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value:  It reflects the story and avoids a headless girl, so 10 points to this cover right off the bat. Plus, I think the … Continue reading

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Detectives Week Review: Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her by Melanie Rehak

Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her by Melanie Rehak Harcourt, 2005 (Currently Available) Genre: Nonfiction Face Value: Perfectly effective. This cover, for me, strikes the ideal balance of original Nancy Drew nostalgia and serious-looking nonfiction aesthetics. … Continue reading

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Detective Week Review: The Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keene

The Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keene. Grosset & Dunlap, 1930. Currently available. Genre: Mystery Face Value: The copy I own, an 80th Anniversary Limited Edition, has a terrifically boring cover.It’s the book cover equivalent of a yawn. But I’m … Continue reading

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How to Have a Slatebreaking Halloween

It’s Halloween season everybody! That means it’s time for the annual cringe fest that is this year’s crop of inappropriately sexy Halloween costumes! Basically, as anyone who has ever been at a bar on Halloween (or looked at the internet) … Continue reading

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