Saving frenemies from Big Al since 1989
Marissa and Mary consider the realism of gritty 1980s teen gambling. Is it harder or easier for a kid to get into money troubles in the 2020s?
And another thing: what do these supposedly “ugly” earrings of Jessica’s look like? And where can I buy them?
Should Jessica have a low-balance credit card?
These and other questions explored, if not answered, in this extended exploration of themes from Sweet Valley High Book 51, AGAINST THE ODDS.