Yes, one of literature’s favorite teenage sleuths turned 85 this week. The first mystery came hit the shelves in 1930. Since then, Nancy starred in over 100 books, two TV shows, and five films. Click here to listen to CBC Rewind and test your Nancy Drew knowledge in a quiz dedicated to the heroine.
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1. James Blish’s Star Trek Novelizations
2. Gabriel García Márquez’s Memories of My Melancholy Whores
3. Chelsea Handler’s My Horizontal Life…
4. E.L. James’ Fifty Shades Trilogy
5. Kim Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian, and Kourtney Kardashian’s Kardashian Konfidential
6. Ayana Mathis’ The Twelve Tribes of Hattie
7. Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye
8. Stephen King’s 11/22/63
9. Francine Pascal’s The Sweet Life (Sweet Valley Confidential Series)
10. Neal Shusterman’s Unwind Series
Tomorrow’s Top Ten Tuesday challenge calls for “Ten Books I Will Probably Never Read.” What makes your list? Check out mine here at the same Bat Cave mañana!
Earlier this year, I signed up for Herding Cats & Burning Soup’s New To You 2015 Challenge. Down the road, I realized Steampunk has been on my bucket list ever came across the term. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, Steampunk is a genre of science fiction that typically features steam-powered machinery rather than advanced technology. Thus, I request recommendations for good Steampunk that I can finish before 1 January 2016. Please add titles in the comments. I can’t wait!