Barbie's Hawaiian Holiday
Vintage Girls Books
by Melody
3M ago
    Barbie's family heads to Hawaii for the Christmas break. Her father had been stationed there during the war and became friends with a British solider who moved there permanently after his service. He has invited the Roberts to stay with his family which consist of Clara, his uptight British wife and Gerald, his teenage son. Barbie is excited to spend the vacation with the boy until she meets him and sees he is only 13.        While Barbie and Gerald are at the beach Barbie meets Apaki, a handsome Hawaiian college student and avid surfer. Taken wit ..read more
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Magic is Fragile
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by Melody
3M ago
     After the birth of their son Jeremy, Eleanor and Sam Ireland are told they wont be able to have anymore children. Not willing to give up their dreams of a big family, they consider adoption. When Eleanor sees the picture of a newly orphaned little girl in the newspaper she is struck by her beauty and they bring her home with the intention of adopting her.     But Eve, as she's named, has behavioral issues which include compulsive lying, stealing toys from other children, and abusing the dog. When she's found to have stolen an expensive ring from a je ..read more
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Island Nurse
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by Melody
4M ago
    Carol is a new nurse whos first job is taking care of elderly Elizabeth Stafford who is recovering from a broken hip. As Mrs. Stafford is recovering quickly she encourages Carol to spend some time out with her 17 year old grandson, Herb, and his girlfriend Flo.     Flo's older cousin Ronnie has just purchased a fancy new yacht to enter in the yearly race so the group goes to check it out. There Carol meets the handsome and flirty Ronnie and quickly is asked to attend a dance with him which she accepts.     Back at the Stafford house Carol i ..read more
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Here's Barbie
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by Melody
4M ago
    This was the first Barbie book and what helped shape Barbie. It gave her a full name which has stuck to this day and gave lore to her relationships with Ken and Midge. It consists of seven short stories. Barbie be my Valentine     Barbie is new in town and excited for the valentines dance. It's a costume dance and Barbie goes as Cinderella, hoping to meet her prince charming. Once their Barbie dances with a boy who trips and they both fall down in front of everyone. Barbie feels embarrassed and it puts her in a sour mood. Her heel has also broken making he ..read more
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Nancy Drew: Stay Tuned for Danger
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by Melody
4M ago
    Nancy and Bess are visiting Nancy's aunt Eloise in New York City when Eloise asks Nancy to take on a case for her downstairs neighbor, soap opera actress Mattie Jenson. Mattie is concerned over threatening letters her costar Rick Arlen has been receiving however Rick himself acts nonchalant about them. Nancy reluctantly takes on the case, in part to keep an eye on Bess who has instantly fallen for Rick's charms and heavy flirting.     Nancy and Bess hang around on the filming set and witness a klieg light almost fall on top of rick after which the set is l ..read more
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Stranger to my Heart
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by Melody
4M ago
    Louisa Adams, an older single woman, is up late reading one night when a knocks comes on her door. She opens it to see a petite, young, platinum blonde who says "Aunt Louise, I'm your niece Mary" before fainting. Louisa is confused as she has no niece and her name is not Louise but she is thrilled that some excitement has come into her life.     She telephones her nephew Christopher who rushes over, bringing his doctor friend Ted Beach. Chris is instantly smitten with the girl but Ted, who is rapidly losing patients due to his judgmental prying into their l ..read more
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Miracle at Seaside
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by Melody
5M ago
    Kristie Marlowe moves to Seaside, San Francisco after inheriting her grandfather's old houseboat. Despite the waterfront area being know to collect derelicts and hippies Kristie is excited to make the move and start an independent life.      Kristie's boyfriend Tom also lives on the waterfront in a houseboat and she soon makes friends with others in the floating neighborhood.      Kristie has signed up to take acting classes from a old silent film star to work towards her dream of an acting career but to earn money in the meantime she ..read more
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The American Girl Book of Mystery and Suspense Stories
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by Melody
5M ago
    This book is a collection of 10 stories that were original published in The American Girl magazine, which was a magazine by Girl Scouts and shouldn't be confused with the modern American Girl magazine published by Pleasant Company, the makers of American Girl dolls. Several other books containing short stories were published such as Sports Stories, First Date Stories, etc.      This one, as you can tell by the title, is Mystery and Suspense stories. I have my doubts as to how suspenseful a short story can be as I personally don't feel there's enough tim ..read more
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Hearts in Jeopardy
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by Melody
11M ago
    With the recent passing of her father Jennifer Courtney is now the owner of the family ranch, Rancho Montana. The change of ownership goes smoothly thanks to Jen's experience helping her father, the trusty foreman Weir, and Larry the new business manager Jen hires. However Jen still looks forward to when her fiancĂ©, Slim Lattigo, will take over running the ranch after their marriage.     Slim is an extremely talented and successful rodeo star. Although originally awed by his skill Jen has become nervous about his profession ever since their engagement. She ..read more
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The Flapper Wife
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by Melody
1y ago
    The story begins as twenty-year-old Gloria is getting married to thirty-year-old Dick Gregory. Gloria, unsure what love is, doesn't believe she loves Dick but she does care for him and falsely believes that he's a wealthy lawyer. He is a lawyer but has just started his career meaning he wont be making the type of income Gloria yearns for for 10-15 years yet. Dick however loves Gloria, happily spoiling her and putting up with her emotional outburst to get her way.     After returning from the honeymoon Gloria gets word that Stanley Wayburn is in town. Gloria had had ..read more
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