Point Horror Recaps

The Invitation by Diane Hoh

Recap #45: The Invitation by Diane Hoh by on 17 October 2016

Dove recaps The Invitation by Diane Hoh where a bunch of unfortunates are invited to the coolest party of the year… as the victims. It’s like The Purge, only less happens and nobody cares.

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13 More Tales of Horror

Recap #44: 13 More Tales of Horror Part Three by on 10 October 2016

Title: 13 More Tales of Horror by Various Summary: A terrifying journey into horror – thirteen tales guaranteed to fill you with fear. What are the mysterious creatures stalking the woods at night, and who will be their next prey? A chilling game of cat and mouse! Who is the mysterious party guest in the OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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13 More Tales of Horror

Recap #44: 13 More Tales of Horror Part Two by on 3 October 2016

Title: 13 More Tales of Horror by Various Summary: A terrifying journey into horror – thirteen tales guaranteed to fill you with fear. What are the mysterious creatures stalking the woods at night, and who will be their next prey? A chilling game of cat and mouse! Who is the mysterious party guest in the OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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13 More Tales of Horror

Recap #44: 13 More Tales of Horror Part One by on 26 September 2016

Title: 13 More Tales of Horror by Various Summary: A terrifying journey into horror – thirteen tales guaranteed to fill you with fear. What are the mysterious creatures stalking the woods at night, and who will be their next prey? A chilling game of cat and mouse! Who is the mysterious party guest in the OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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The Surfer by Linda Cargill

Recap #41: The Surfer by Linda Cargill by on 5 September 2016

Title: The Surfer by Linda Cargill Summary: Surf’s up. You’re dead. Jessie has never seen the daring beauty on the surfboard before. The one who gets a thrill out of surfing on the stormy seas. And now it seems Jessie will never know her. The girl disappears beneath the treacherous waves… never to surface again… OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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The Stranger by Caroline B. Cooney

Recap #40: The Stranger by Caroline B Cooney by on 29 August 2016

Dove recaps The Stranger by Caroline B Cooney, which turns out to be an unexpected joy. It is basically Twilight, except the Bella character is not an energy-sucking void, and the Edward character is cursed with an *actual curse*, rather than “tragically attractive and awfully good at everything he does”.

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The Phantom by Barbara Steiner

Recap #39: The Phantom by Barbara Steiner by on 22 August 2016

Title: The Phantom by Barbara Steiner Summary: When Reggie Westlake turns up at the school rally marking the start of the football season, the crowd goes wild. He’s the greatest player Stony Bay High School ever had. Quarterback and Captain, Reggie led the winning team for two years running, raising the school spirit higher than OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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The Vampire's Promise by Caroline B. Cooney

Recap #38: The Vampire’s Promise (Vampire Series: Book 3) by Caroline B. Cooney by on 15 August 2016

Dove recaps The Vampire’s Promise (Vampire Series: Book 3) by Caroline B. Cooney, where nobody trades humans for beauty or popularity, but there is a random donut-eating policewoman for no fucking reason at all.

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The Snowman by R. L. Stine

Recap #37: The Snowman by R. L. Stine by on 8 August 2016

Title: The Snowman by R. L. Stine Summary: Poor little rich girl… Coveting her money, Heather’s uncle/guardian hates her and makes her life miserable. Heather sometimes cannot help wishing her uncle dead. But when Heather’s uncle really does die, her new boyfriend tells Heather that he killed her uncle… for her. Tagline: A cold-blooded killer. OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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The Return of the Vampire by Caroline B. Cooney

Recap #36: Return of the Vampire (Vampire Series: Book 2) by Caroline B. Cooney by on 1 August 2016

Dove recaps Return of the Vampire (Vampire Series: Book 2) by Caroline B. Cooney, where Devnee trades humans not for popularity like Althea, but for beauty. It goes about as well as can be expected.

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The Stalker by Carol Ellis

Recap #34: The Stalker by Carol Ellis by on 18 July 2016

Dove recaps The Stalker by Carol Ellis, which feels like a paint-by-numbers Point Horror. Bad things happen to a nice girl. Business as usual.

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The Waitress by Sinclair Smith

Recap #33: The Waitress by Sinclair Smith by on 11 July 2016

Title: The Waitress by Sinclair Smith Summary: The food is great. The service is deadly. Dying for a good meal? Come on over to the Dog House, where Paula works after school. It’s a great place to meet friends – if they are still alive. At the Dog House accidents can happen, and they often OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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My Secret Admirer by Carol Ellis

Recap #32: My Secret Admirer by Carol Ellis by on 4 July 2016

Dove recaps My Secret Admirer by Carol Ellis with is probably the tropiest of all the Point Horrors, but has a good lead character and a cool setting.

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Help Wanted by Richie Tankersley Cusick

Recap #30: Help Wanted by Richie Tankersley Cusick by on 13 June 2016

Dove recaps Help Wanted by Richie Tankersley Cusick and has to resort to bullet points, as this book has a lot going on, most of which is silly, pointless, or offensive.

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The Baby-Sitter IV by R. L. Stine

Recap #29: The Baby-Sitter IV by R. L. Stine by on 23 May 2016

Title: The Baby-Sitter IV by R. L. Stine Summary: Jenny is recovering from her horrifying experiences of baby-sitting. Now she’s in a new house. In a new neighbourhood. And Jenny has sworn never to baby-sit again. But then Jenny’s new neighbour has a crisis and begs Jenny to baby-sit… Poor Jenny. She should have said OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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The Baby-Sitter III by R. L. Stine

Recap #28: The Baby-Sitter III by R.L. Stine by on 25 January 2016

Title: The Baby-Sitter III by R. L. Stine Summary: The third in R L Stine’s terrifying BABY-SITTER trilogy Bad Company… Jenny is desperate to forget Mr Hagen – the maniac who terrorized baby-sitters, including her. Even when she goes to stay with her cousin Debra for the summer, she is still plagued by the same OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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13 Tales of Horror

Recap #25: 13 Tales of Horror Part Four by on 11 January 2016

Title: 13 Tales of Horror edited by T Pines Summary: Can you face your worst nightmare? These thirteen horror stories guarantee to chill you to the bone. Read about the mysterious Black Walker and discover his grim secret. Shiver in fevered anticipation as Mark enters the House of Horrors, perhaps for the last time… And uncover the truth of OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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13 Tales of Horror

Recap #25: 13 Tales of Horror Part Three by on 28 December 2015

Title: 13 Tales of Horror edited by T Pines Summary: Can you face your worst nightmare? These thirteen horror stories guarantee to chill you to the bone. Read about the mysterious Black Walker and discover his grim secret. Shiver in fevered anticipation as Mark enters the House of Horrors, perhaps for the last time… And uncover the truth of OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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