#42 | LEAVING HOME

Oh god. It's the one where Elizabeth becomes obsessed with Switzerland. And we mean seriously, unhealthily obsessed - like, she literally talks about nothing else throughout this book. She's so focused on forcing her friends to look at…

#41 | RUMOURS

You can go your own way, but do listen to this episode, in which we discuss the best Sweet Valley book to share a name with a classic Fleetwood Mac album; RUMOURS. Don't stop thinking about tomorrow, but do think about Susan Stewart, the…

#39 | OUT OF CONTROL

Here at DOUBLE LOVE, we thought we knew just how annoying Elizabeth Wakefield was, but it turns out we hadn't seen the true depths of her awfulness until this book, where we see Liz at her most judgemental AND hypocritical. Luckily a hero…

#38 | FORBIDDEN LOVE

OMG you guys, Maria and Michael are engaged! You know, Maria who's just been a background player for the last 37 books and Michael who has never been mentioned before at all? Yeah, we can't say we were too excited either, but everyone in…

#37 | STARTING OVER

Oh, Dana. Dana, Dana, Dana. We had such high hopes for you in this book, the first to feature our favourite classic-movie-loving, outrageous-fashion-wearing rock goddess in a starring role. And yet you let us down! Because when your poor…

#36 | THE NEW JESSICA

You may think you are ready for the outfits in this book, but believe us, you are not. Yes, it's time to meet THE NEW JESSICA, or should we say Jessa Fields, as Jessica has a makeover and adopts a whole new persona to go with her glamorous…

#35 | THE FOWLERS OF SWEET VALLEY

It's finally here - the story of the many flat-faced bitches who made Lila Fowler the glorious diva we know and love! History experts look away now, as we head back to the French Revolution to meet Lila's aristocratic French ancestors and…

#34 | CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 2018

It's the most wonderful time of the year in the most wonderful place on earth (at least that's what all the locals think)! But Liz's dreams of a perfect Christmas - including a visit from Todd - are shattered when Suzanne Devlin, last seen…

#33 | TAKING SIDES

It's Wakefield versus Wakefield when the twins become rival matchmakers in a book that turned out to be WAY more entertaining than we expected. Will Liz be able to unite Enid with hunky (but increasingly problematic) new boy Jeffrey French…

#32 | JEALOUS LIES

Sandy Bacon is jealous of her perfect best friend Jean, and not just because Jean has a name that doesn't sound like a disaster at a beach picnic. Will Sandra successfully sabotage Jean's attempts to join Sweet Valley's stupid sorority?…