If you’re like me, vast swaths of your childhood were devoted to voracious reading. Maybe it’s because the internet was more Computer Science than the misinformation super highway it is today, or perhaps our parents were simply book-pushing jerks. Regardless, books were choice tools of entertainment.
Paperback Paradise, a Twitter account that debuted last month, remembers that heady time when Beverly Cleary, Gordon Korman, Judy Blume, Lois Lowry, and Piers Anthony, were legends in chore-avoidance and rainy-day reads. Much like you and I, Paperback Paradise has spent the interim years soaking in a hot tub filled with Gin and bad decisions, the wicked geniuses have given all of your favorite YA Fiction a modern-day makeover!!!
Modern-Day truth, politics are a real bummer:
Awww, some things never change!
I think we’ve all had this 1000 yard stare before:
Creeping Wildcat for the win:
TRIGGER WARNING!!!! (whatever that means)
Even the beloved and hallowed Madeleine “Motherf*cking A Wrinkle in Time” L’Engle isn’t off-limits!
As one could predict, the twin Hitler Youth AKA Jessica and whatever the other one was named, the stars SWEET VALLEY HIGH SERIES, are well represented. F*cking creepy-assed hoes always bored the living sh*t out of me:
Oh snap! This next book is sad but true:
Dear Mr. Henshaw, your dog’s a real d*ck:
Speaking of Cold as Hell canines:
Holy Crap, this is really taking a dark turn!
Time to take this back to the shallow end, kiddies, this is derived from Kid-Lit, after all!
The modern tale of Tiger tells a more accurate story:
This updated Nancy Drew is both relatable, and asking life’s IMPORTANT questions:
In closing, the most honest of them all:
STOP EVERYTHING YOU ARE DOING AND FOLLOW THEM ON TWITTER NOW!
via (Thanks J.E.)