Jessica and elizabeth wakefield books
How to Tell If You Were a Jessica or an Elizabeth at Sweet Valley HighIf there's one thing that Francine Pascal's seminal Sweet Valley High series taught us — and believe you me, there's more than just one lesson at the heart of SVH , even if most of them involve forgiving friends for hooking up with your boyfriend and remembering to cover your drink at prom — it's that you can never judge a book by its cover. Or, perhaps more accurately, you can never judge the inhabitants of a book by their cover. We're talking, of course, about Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield, the central stars of Pascal's long-running and multi-faceted series, and a pair of twin sisters that handily and repeatedly reminded us that just because they looked identical didn't mean that they actually were identical. Oh, not at all. Despite a hefty number of storylines involving one or both of the twins masquerading as the other for various reasons, it was always clear to the reader exactly who we were dealing with, mainly because Pascal didn't balk at drawing some very clear lines between the sisters.
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The pair shared a passionate and loving relationship that was proving to stand the test of time. Elizabeth became more outgoing in this series! Convinced he's going to hurt her sister, Jessica kisses Sam in wakecield to show Liz how much of a two-timer he is. Loading comments… Trouble loading.
If you were a teenage girl in the s there's a good chance that you spent large chunks of the decade engrossed in the adventures of Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield, the American twins with "shoulder-length blonde hair, blue-green eyes, and perfect California tans" who fell in and out of love with each other's boyfriends, gossiped behind each other's backs and Learned about Life at Sweet Valley High. The wildly popular series, created by Francine Pascal and written by a team of ghostwriters, ran to more than novels. It spawned a host of spin-offs featuring the twins at, variously, university and junior high, and Elizabeth and Jessica's story is also set to be adapted into a film, with Juno screenwriter Diablo Cody attached. Pascal herself wrote a sequel, Sweet Valley Confidential , featuring the twins 10 years later, in , and she's just launching a new series of ebook novellas, The Sweet Life, jammed with scandal, sex and romance: Jessica, the naughty twin, has a baby! Elizabeth is going out with Bruce Patman! The Sweet Valley stories make no literary claims whatsoever: the storylines are, often, ridiculous, the characters impossibly beautiful and I write this as one of the engrossed s teenagers.
Elizabeth herself begins a relationship with Bruce. It's like an awkward high school reunion where you suddenly realize that you are the only one that's changed. It is one of a number of spin-off projects heralding the series' anniversary. They remained rivals, in a brief bit of womanly p.
However, Elizabeth surprises her by admitting that she had forgiven them. Our movements were strictly curtailed by location. Good is sometimes a little dull. When Jessica shows up at her doorstep in New York to apologize and help her reconcile with Todd.