Sweet Valley University


Sweet Valley University

Sweet Valley University is part of the Sweet Valley High young adult book series created by Francine Pascal. The series featured twins Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield starting college. Unlike any of the other spin-offs, SVU covered two years of the twins' lives, their freshman and sophomore years in college.

Recurring Characters

* Elizabeth Wakefield
* Jessica Wakefield
* Steven Wakefield
* Lila Fowler
* Todd Wilkins
* Enid 'Alex' Rollins
* Winston Egbert
* Bruce Patman

New Characters

* Tom Watts- Elizabeth's steady boyfriend
* Sam Burgess- Elizabeth's housemate/love interest. While on a cross country road trip, Jessica, believing Sam is disingenuous and unfaithful, tricks him into kissing her to prove to Elizabeth that Sam is not the one for her. Elizabeth, upset at Jessica for stealing her boyfriend, vows to never forgive her sister and immediately flees to London. This arc begins the Elizabeth series.
* Mike McAllery- Jessica's boyfriend and ex-husband
* Nick Fox- Jessica's boyfriend, an undercover cop
* Neil Martin- Lives with the twins and Sam. A close friend of Elizabeth and Jessica, and one of the few homosexual characters in the series.
* Gin-Yung Suh- Todd's girlfriend, whom he meets aboard the SS Homecoming Queen. Gin-Yung is an avid sports enthusiast and sports writer. She later passes away from a brain tumor in the book One Last Kiss.
* Isabella Ricci - A popular sorority girl, girlfriend of Danny Wyatt, and one of Jessica's closest friends. She develops amnesia after a drug overdose.
* Danny Wyatt - Tom Watts' roommate/close friend and confidant, and Isabella's crush-turned-boyfriend.
* Nina Harper - Elizabeth's first close friend at SVU, they initially bond because they're both very studious. Nina is the playful girlfriend to Bryan Nelson.
* Bryan Nelson - Nina Harper's boyfriend, and head of the Black Student Union at SVU. Bryan is often overly serious about life, which causes him to get into fights with girlfriend Nina and be annoyed by class clown Winston Egbert.
* James Montgomery - Jessica's boyfriend, a popular football player who attempted to rape Jessica while they were on a date. After discovering James' shady history, Elizabeth saved Jessica from the attempted rape and encouraged Jessica to bring further a case against James.
* Louis Miles - a professor that Jessica dated
* Lauren Hill - Begins dating Todd immediately after he dumps Elizabeth for refusing to sleep with him. But dumped Todd eventually.
* Mark Gathers - Todd's roommate, and Alex Rollins' boyfriend for a short while. When he becomes embroiled in the SVU basketball scandal, he leaves the school.
* Scott Sinclair - a reporter for the "Sweet Valley Gazette"
* Dana Upshaw - a musician who dated Todd and Tom
* Noah Pearson - A quiet, mild mannered Psychology major, Noah begins dating the alcohol-addicted Alex Rollins when they meet on a counselling hotline.
* Denise Waters - A beautiful Theta who is close friends with Isabella and Jessica. Winston Egbert pines over Denise for several books before they finally get together.
* William White - a psychotic racist who fell madly in love with Elizabeth, before trying to murder her and friends. This character is reportedly modeled after Bill White, Commander of the American National Socialist Workers Party and former spokesman for the National Socialist Movement.
* Allison Quinn - Jessica's rival at the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority, tries to get Jessica kicked out of Theta for lack of commitment and because she disapproves of Jessica's relationship with Michael McAllery.
* Lisa Fontaine/Helen Mueller - a psychiatric patient who poses as a student at Sweet Valley University and becomes Isabella's roommate. She attempts to take over Isabella's identity and finally tries to kill Isabella, before committing suicide during a manic episode.
* Parker Anderson - a student who transfers to Sweet Valley from Tulane University in an attempt to escape from his obsessive ex - girlfriend, Leslie "Gia" Allen. Has a brief relationship with Jessica.
* Leslie/Gia Allen - an abused woman who tries to kill Elizabeth, Jessica, and Sam Burgess for her love of Parker, believing that they stood in her way. She had plastic surgery to completely transform her appearance and took the identity of a girl who died at Tulane University. Currently, Leslie is in the hospital.

Titles

#College Girls
#Love, Lies and Jessica Wakefield
#What Your Parents Don't Know...
#Anything for Love
#A Married Woman
#The Love of her Life
#Good Bye to Love
#Home for Christmas
#Sorority Scandal
#No Means No
#Take Back the Night
#College Cruise
#S.S. Heartbreak
#Shipboard Wedding
#Behind Closed Doors
#The Other Woman
#Deadly Attraction
#Billie's Secret
#Broken Promises, Shattered Dreams
#Here Comes the Bride
#For the Love of Ryan
#Elizabeth's Summer Love
#Sweet Kiss of Summer
#His Secret Past
#Busted!
#The Trial of Jessica Wakefield
#Elizabeth and Todd Forever
#Elizabeth's Heartbreak
#One Last Kiss
#Beauty and the Beach
#The Truth About Ryan
#The Boys of Summer
#Out of the Picture
#Spy Girl
#Undercover Angels
#Have You Heard About Elizabeth
#Breaking Away
#Good Bye Elizabeth
#Elizabeth Loves New York
#Private Jessica
#Escape to New York
#Sneaking In
#The Price of Love
#Love Me Always
#Don't Let Go
#I'll Never Love Again
#You're Not My Sister
#No Rules
#Stranded
#Summer of Love
#Living Together
#Fooling Around
#Truth or Dare
#Rush Week
#The First Time
#Dropping Out
#Who Knew?
#The Dreaded Ex
#Elizabeth in Love
#Face It

Thrillers

#Wanted for Murder
#He's Watching You
#Kiss of the Vampire
#The House of Death
#Running for her Life
#The Roommate
#What Winston saw
#Dead Before Dawn
#Killer at Sea
#Channel X
#Love and Murder
#Don't Answer the Phone
#Cyber Stalker: The Return of William White, Part I
#Cyber Stalker: The Return of William White, Part II
#Loving the Enemy
#Killer Party
#Very Bad Things
#Face It

ecret Love Diaries

* Elizabeth
* Jessica
* Sam
* Chloe

External links

* [http://www.thehiddenbookcase.com/sweet_valley_university.html Sweet Valley University Fan Resource]
* [http://liztodd.awardspace.com/ Everlasting: an Elizabeth & Todd fansite - dedicated to Sweet Valley's beloved couple]


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