Paperback Crush: The Totally Radical History of '80s and '90s Teen Fiction (Paperback)Gabrielle Moss (author)
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Publisher: Quirk Books
Number of pages: 256
Dimensions: 229 x 178 mm
"A love letter to and analysis of the books that an entire generation read voraciously."- Buzzfeed News
"A researched and nostalgic look back at what made the genre so successful, from cover art and feminist themes to fan favorite authors and publishers."-Chicago Tribune
"A history lesson, sociological study, and nostalgia trip in one."-Hello Giggles
"A nostalgic and hilarious tour through teen bookshelves and the Golden Age of YA literature."-Bitch Media
"Remember the days of The Baby-Sitters Club, Sweet Valley High, and The Saddle Club? If not, Paperback Crush will jog your memory in the loveliest possible way."-Brit + Co
"Writer Gabrielle Moss has a chatty, let's-dish tone that works well for this trip down nostalgia road."- Deseret News
"A humorous and nostalgic ode to favorite YA series of the era, from The Baby-Sitters Club, Sweet Valley High, and beyond."-Publishers Weekly
"Part history, part snark, part love letter to the past, Paperback Crush is the hilarious pop culture history book millennial readers have been waiting for."-Bustle
"YA history buffs and academics alike will want to read, reminisce, and chuckle through this fun and well-done work."-School Library Journal, Starred Review
"Moss' lovingly snarky writing style will fuel former teen-girl paperback readers' appreciation, and the 1980s-style graphic design adds to the nostalgia."-Booklist
"Reading the book is like having a conversation with a close friend with a shared obsession for young adult literature."-Foreword Reviews
"Paperback Crush: The Totally Radical History of '80s and '90s Teen Fiction filters the Rosebuds of Moss's literary innocence through the bright lens of experience."-The Amazon Book Review
"This is not your typical history of fiction book, as it is funny, quirky, self-deprecating, and just downright fun."-Geeks of Doom
"A deep retrospective of teen romance novels of the '80s, '90's, and early '00s."- Geek.com
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