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Nancy Drew

Coldness (After Nancy Drew's Painting, My Urge In The Ice Box)

Brian Waldron | Posted 10.28.2016 | Arts
Brian Waldron

A long gray curtain barely touches The thinly laid white velvet carpet. Both are bathed in the in-between: Early dawn's half light, An unearthly, ethe...

New Nancy Drew Mobile App Teaches Skills to Young Girls

Kyriaki Chonacas | Posted 06.22.2016 | Technology
Kyriaki Chonacas

How invigorating to meet a humble brainiac, whose kind, compassionate, a feminist, in 2016 who's has pulled tote for almost two decades! Here's a message from the one and only Penny Milliken, CEO of HeR Interactive.

Nancy Drew Meets Jack Daniels

Off The Shelf | Posted 05.31.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Allison Tyler | Off the Shelf There's something delightfully endearing about Lisa Lutz's kinetic and quirky The Spellman Files. It reads like a we...

Feminist Twitter Shuts Down CBS For Passing On 'Too Female' Pilot

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 05.16.2016 | Women

Here is yet another reminder that the television world still has quite a way to go when it comes to respecting women: A pilot starring "Person Of Inte...

'Brutality' a Conversation With Ingrid Thoft

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 06.23.2016 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Ingrid Thoft's wish to create a credible P.I protagonist led her to obtain a certificate in private investigation from the University of Washington. Her debut novel, Loyalty, was nominated for the 2014 Shamus Award.

Nancy Drew Used To Be Way More Ballsy Than The Girl Sleuth You Know

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 06.29.2015 | Arts

Illustration by Priscilla Frank "Almost as many girls write to me as boys, and all say that they like to read boys’ books," Edward Strate...

Your Favorite Detective Finally Has Her Own Board Game, Thanks To One Teen

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 10.14.2014 | Teen

Sixteen-year-old Quincy MacShane of Concord, Mass. is such a big Nancy Drew fan that she designed a trivia board game in honor of the teenage detectiv...

"Identity": A Talk With Ingrid Thoft

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.30.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Ingrid Thoft's just-released novel, Identity, involves thorny legal and psychological issues raised by a single mother, Renata Sanchez, who was impregnated by artificial insemination.

Cherry Ames, a Rebel With a Cause, Who Would Surely Shake Up the VA

Joseph Cooper | Posted 07.27.2014 | Books
Joseph Cooper

A 1940s Juvenile Fiction heroine was a "disruptor" - who lowered temperatures, raised spirits, and healed WW II wounded. --------------------------...

Here's to a Night Out With Veronica Mars, The Hero Within

Maggie Hollander | Posted 05.10.2014 | Entertainment
Maggie Hollander

Friday on Video on Demand and in theaters across the country, the crowd-funded Veronica Mars movie will finally be available for all fans to see. Thre...

Recipe For A Nancy Drew-Style Outfit Upgrade In 90 Seconds (Or Less)

Emma Brodie | Posted 04.21.2014 | Women
Emma Brodie

Surprise! Your friend needs a last-minute plus-one/a guy you like has apparated at a party/your boss is one row ahead of you at a Sunday matinée of Frozen... and you're wearing a Hanes tee-shirt and no make-up.

Our Favorite Teen Novels

Posted 12.04.2012 | Books

The "Sweet Valley High" books hit e-readers last week, and while twins Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield are getting introduced to a whole new set of fa...

Literary Detectives Deathmatch: Who Will Win?

Andrew Losowsky | Posted 01.29.2012 | Books
Andrew Losowsky

What would happen if the world's greatest detectives were in a fight to the death?

Pan Am: A Dream Job

Helen Davey | Posted 10.19.2011 | Home
Helen Davey

I can assure ABC that former Pan Am'ers will be watching their new television series en masse in hopes that the writers will be able to capture even a little bit of the spirit of glamour and adventure that our company represented.

Save Me: Nancy Drew Is On the Case

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 07.23.2011 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Lisa Scottoline's latest novel Save Me starts off as a story about parental love and protection. It involves elements of childhood bullying, parental ...

Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys Given New Life As Comics

Books | ANDREW A. SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Papercutz is relaunching the Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys graphic novels -- and the first volumes of each are a delight. The "Hardy Boys: The New Case F...

The Independent Bookstore: Cherished, But Too Quickly Vanishing

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ellen Sterling

The other night I attended the monthly meeting of the Las Vegas Writers Group. The speaker at the meeting was Debra Belkoff. Her expertise is in book ...

Happy 30th Birthday, Battlestar Galactica!

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Thirty years ago, ABC-TV delighted and outraged sci-fi fans with its new series, Battlestar Galactica, a lovable beneficiary of Star Wars' success. Happy Birthday, BG!