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Sweet Valley High

Long Awaited Book Sequels... That Completely Flopped

Kate Gavino | Posted 05.19.2014 | Books
Kate Gavino

Some sequels are masterpieces (Huckleberry Finn, Lord of the Rings, Through the Looking Glass), and others are pleasant surprises (Doctor Sleep, the most recent Bridget Jones) but there are a few that deserve to stay hidden deep in the discount bin.

Creating the Sweet Valley High Cast of My Dreams

Zara Husaini | Posted 01.25.2014 | Style
Zara Husaini

I'm not sure if I can stomach an entire film featuring puffy-sleeved blouses and mom jeans, so I'm taking this opportunity to style my dream Sweet Valley Highcast.

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...

I Used To Ghostwrite 'Sweet Valley High' Books

The Hairpin | Posted 08.09.2012 | Women

Now that Francine Pascal's young-adult series Sweet Valley High has spawned the recent Sweet Valley Confidential and the new e-book series The Sweet L...

15 Old-School Books You Should Read Again

www.gurl.com | Posted 05.03.2012 | Teen

It should be no secret that we’re huge readers over here at Gurl.com. Personally, as a kid, I spent hours and hours reading. Growing up, my reading ...

Diablo Cody Talks Women in Film, Career at 2012 Athena Film Festival

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 04.01.2012 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

I was able to use sex to get attention. I've been a writer my entire life. Nobody paid one wit of attention to me until I started writing about sex. To me that is very telling.

Producer Todd Lieberman pivots from The Fighter to The Muppets

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.22.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

With a resume whose films run the gamut from Wild Hogs, Beauty Shop and Beverly Hills Chihuahua to Traitor and The Fighter, Todd Lieberman would eithe...

PHOTOS: Was 'Sweet Valley High' The Original Hipsters?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 09.02.2013 | Style

Renowned screenwriter Diablo Cody announced today that she's working on a movie version of the beloved YA book series "Sweet Valley High." Cody say...

Beloved Teen Novels Moving Toward The Big Screen

Posted 01.21.2012 | Entertainment

Sure, "Breaking Dawn" earned a gobsmacking $235 million worldwide this weekend, and the first film adaptation of "The Hunger Games" is drawing unsight...

What Makes The Newest "Sweet Valley High" Spinoff Different?

nytimes.com | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 08.02.2011 | Books

If the recent spinoff of the “Sweet Valley High” young-adult series wasn’t enough for nostalgic fans, there is another revival in the works....

'Sweet Valley Confidential': A Bittersweet Return

Mara Reinstein | Posted 05.29.2011 | Books
Mara Reinstein

Nostalgia has is merits, but some youthful classics aren't destined to age with me. This is why I fear the inevitable day when I read about a new series in which Harriet the Spy runs the CIA.