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Episode 178 – Halloween Rain

Halloween Rain by Christopher Golden and Nancy Holder


Flashback Summer has moved past our time with the Baby-Sitters Club to revisit another enterprising teen girl, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. We read a vintage Buffy tie-in novel, Halloween Rain by Christopher Golden and Nancy Holder, with our guest THE Meredith Goldstein, the Boston Globe’s Love Letters columnist and author of books like Things That Grow and Can’t Help MyselfThis book may contradict established Buffy canon, but at least it also has some very dated pop culture references in it! Play this episode over the sound system at the Bronze.

Readers advisoryHere.

Footnotes: Sunnydale Mall on the Buffyverse wiki

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Coming up next: Slayer by Kiersten White.


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Readers Advisory: Episode 178 – Halloween Rain

Here’s what we suggest instead of/in addition to reading Halloween Rain by Christopher Golden and Nancy Holder. Listen to the podcast to hear us talk about some of these titles in more depth!

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