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On Sweet Valley, On Nancy Drew

By posted at 12:00 pm on January 15, 2014 1

Over at The Believer, Amy Benfer pens a paean to the serial novels of her youth. “They are the training bras of literature; books that teach young girls how to be older girls before they get there,” Benfer writes.





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One Response to “On Sweet Valley, On Nancy Drew”

  1. Paul Lamb
    at 6:59 am on January 17, 2014

    I wonder what equivalent we boys had to read growing up. What was our training jock strap of literature? The best I can come up with is the Hardy Boys. I don’t think we really had much else in the way of serial young adult novels.

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