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The Baby-Sitters Club By Bret Easton Ellis Chapter 3: Mary Anne’s Man

The Baby-Sitters Club By Bret Easton Ellis Chapter 3: Mary Anne's Man

Read the previous two chapters of the BSC here and here.

It was dark by the time everyone left Kristy’s, and I spent a good 20 minutes watching the shadows play across the wall and thinking of nothing. Sometimes I would hear a car ride by and slow down, and it always sounded like the same car, something heavy and ominous, like Stacey’s mom’s minivan. A couple times I heard footsteps on the stairs, and I braced myself for the tentative knocking of Kristie’s brother, David Michael, but that never happened either. My stomach hurt.

When the phone rang, I tried to ignore it, but that was against the Baby-Sitter Club rules. What if it was Mr. Brewer calling to check up on his future step-daughter? I know Kristy talked to her mom’s boyfriend a lot: she told me all the time in this breathless voice how he would call her late at night and search for an excuse not to talk to her mom. Mr. Brewer was one of the richest guys in StoneyBrook. I can’t say I really blame Kristy for talking to him, though some of the stuff he says to her gives me the creeps. More »

‘Baby-Sitters’ Club’ By Bret Easton Ellis: Chapter 1

'Baby-Sitters' Club' By Bret Easton Ellis: Chapter 1

…and Mary-Anne had been talking for about 10 minutes before I stopped totally zoning out, just trying to mellow really on the B-side of this new Beach Boy album. There is nothing more depressing than coming home after last bell at StoneyBrook High, trying to get my room in order for the Baby-Sitters’ Club meeting, and then realizing that you really don’t even give a shit anymore. Like, sorry that you have diabetes Stacey, but do we have to spend half the afternoon discussing it? More »