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#46 | CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE

You wouldn't think you could write a whole book about racism without ever using the word "racism" but "Kate William" proves us wrong in this tale of forbidden love - forbidden by Sandy Bacon's horrible parents, that is. Yes, WASP Sandy has…

#45 | OUTCAST

How does Sweet Valley deal with the tragic death of saintly Regina Morrow? Why, by turning on the girl whose party she died at and making her life a living hell, of course! Poor Molly Hecht is turned into an outcast by a school population…

#44 | ON THE EDGE

It's finally here. The one you've all been waiting for. The one that put you off cocaine for life (we hope). Yes, we are gathered together today to celebrate the life and times of the beautiful and saintly Regina Morrow who, when Bruce…

#43 | SECRET ADMIRER

Penny Ayala is feeling left out. She's smart and cool but she gets shy around boys and never had a boyfriend, which as you can imagine makes socialising difficult in the bizarre world of Sweet Valley. The solution? Challenging the weird…

#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…

#40 | LAST CHANCE

Move over, Nicholas Morrow and Emily Meyer's dad - there's a new contender for the crown of Worst Man in Sweet Valley! And that man is Peter de Haven, self-obsessed blowhard and supposed science genius. He's the inexplicable object of…

#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…