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Episode 07: The Baby-Sitters Club // Kristy's Great Idea

By Alli Hoff Kosik

The Baby-Sitters Club // Kristy's Great IdeaSay hello to your friends! The Baby-Sitters Club by Ann M. Martin is quite possibly the most iconic book series of the 80s and 90s… and we’re breaking it down in Episode 7 of The SSR Podcast. YA superfan and Cosmopolitan Magazine senior editor Jessica Goodman joins us to chat all about the first book in the BSC line-up, Kristy’s Great Idea. Follow Jess on Instagram (@jessicagoodman) and Twitter (@jessgood).BSC/SATC CHARACTER EQUIVALENCY CHART (per Alli + Jess):Kristy = Miranda | Mary Anne = Charlotte Stacie = Samantha | Claudia = CarrieCHECK OUT JESS'S BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS:We Were Liars by E. LockhartHey Ladies! by Michelle  Markowitz and Caroline Moss (<-- one of Alli's favorites of the summer!)The Favorite Sister by Jessica KnollGive Me Your Hand by Megan Abbott Emergency Contact by Mary H. K. Choi MORE READING:"As a Boy, I Was Obsessed With the Baby-Sitters Club Books. I Have No Regrets." (Slate, 2016)"The Feminist Legacy of The Baby-Sitters Club" (The New Yorker, 2016)"Ann M. Martin on the Enduring Appeal of The Baby-Sitters Club and Rebooting Another Children's Series" (Vulture, 2016)"The Legacy of The Baby-Sitters Club" (The Atlantic, 2012)SAY HELLO TO JESS'S FRIENDS:You heard her shout out to Maddie Boardman and Kase Wickman! Check out their SSR episodes here and here. Follow SSR on social media!Instagram // Facebook // Twitter**Please note that the Amazon links above are affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you decide to make a purchase through these links. Please do not feel inclined to purchase unless you are excited to add these books to your TBR list!**

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