Over the years, the books were written by many ghostwriters.
The books are generally classified as young adult or kids' fiction and mostly belonged to the genre of soap opera, romance novel or fantasy-adventure.
Elizabeth adjusts quickly to the new school and becomes popular among her peers. The story was entirely written by creator Francine Pascal, and is set 10 years following the conclusion of the previous novel.
Although they are quite comfortable, they are not wealthy and have no intention of becoming so.
However, they are close friends of heiress Lila Fowler's family, having become better acquainted with them when the Fowlers hosted the Wakefields after a massive earthquake ripped apart Sweet Valley.
They named their first child, Steven, after Ned's late college friend.
Shortly after Steven's birth, Ned became a partner at his law firm.
The series quickly gained popularity and spawned several spin-off series, including Sweet Valley Senior Year and Sweet Valley University.
The novels Sweet Valley Confidential and The Sweet Life, which follow the characters as adults, were released in 20.Chronologically this is the final chapter in the series and the only spin-off that did not feature Jessica directly. Another inconsistency is the way Jessica talks in the book, peppering her sentences with "So," and "like," which is a departure from the way she spoke in the SVH and SVU series.It continues from the plot that occurred at the end of Sweet Valley University; Elizabeth flees to London, intending to continue her schooling. Elizabeth Wakefield is not going back to Sweet Valley University. The story begins with Elizabeth in New York, where she is working on a magazine called Show Survey, described as "a sort of Zagat for Off Broadway." Through flashbacks, we learn that Jessica and Todd had been having an affair off and on for the last five years, and that eight months ago Elizabeth discovered their duplicity, and has not spoken to either of them since.Elizabeth and Jessica find their senior year to be as emotionally tumultuous as the last as new relationships are formed, old ones are changed, and they must look forward to life after high school. She apologized to everyone, then crashed her specially equipped car after taking medication with champagne." Suzanne Devlin was mistakenly diagnosed with MS in the SVH magna edition Perfect Christmas, but then finds out that she was misdiagnosed, and she and Todd fall in love.After graduating from Sweet Valley High, Jessica and Elizabeth attend Sweet Valley University, where they begin a new chapter of their lives. In describing what became of Roger Collins, Pascal states that after having been accused of molestation by Suzanne Devlin (book 11, "Too Good to be True"), he "felt too uncomfortable being a teacher and left to become a nonfiction writer." SVHC also says his son's name is "Sam," not "Teddy," as in all the SVH books.Their children grew into spitting images of their parents.