Posts tagged "vc andrews"

The Incest Vibes Continue In “Petals On The Wind,” Lifetime’s Sequel To “Flowers In The Attic”

Huzzah! A week from today, I’ll be sleeping in thanks to the Memorial Day holiday and anticipating the premiere of “Petals On The Wind,” Lifetime’s followup to the hugely successful TV movie adaptation of V.C. Andrews’ “Flowers In The Attic.” Rose McIver replaces Kiernan Shipka as now-grown Cathy, and Wyatt Nash plays her manly brother Christopher, but…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 19, 2014

Lifetime Already Planning “Flowers In The Attic” Sequel

Lifetime’s TV movie adaptation of V.C. Andrews’ classic trashy read Flowers in the Attic has not even aired yet, but the network must be confident that incestuous romances are ratings gold, because they’re already planning to produce a sequel. Petals on the Wind is the second book in Andrews’ Dollanganger family series and follows the three remaining childre…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 10, 2014

The Top Six Trashy Books You Must Read This Summer

Even if you’re not in school anymore, summer still feels like the time when you can get away with reading complete trash. If you’re not up for diving into War and Peace or something “deep,” try one of our suggestions. Trust us, you won’t strain your brain doing so.

Catherine Strawn / June 13, 2008

Real Chick Lit: Love & Life Lessons From Young Adult Novels

During my junior high/early high school years, I consumed young adult series like my life depended on it. Maybe in a way, it did. I read obsessively about my favorite characters and their packed weekend social schedules of dances, pool parties, tropical vacations, exciting dates, beach parties….trouble was that I was spending my weekend night…

Robin Hershkowitz / June 5, 2008

Sweet Valley High: The First Time We Read A Book That Made Us Feel Funny Down There

Whoa. We totally just found our favorite new blog (besides The Frisky, of course!) — a San Francisco writer named Casey is rereading and recapping the entire Sweet Valley High series. On the off chance a few of you readers weren’t fans of the series, it was the book series for tweens growing up i…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 3, 2008