Where evil twins and friends come together to lovingly snark Point Horror and other teen genre fiction

Recap #76: Tales To Give You Goosebumps by R. L. Stine

Title: Tales to Give You Goosebumps Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Tagline: N/A Summary: “Reader Beware — You’re in for ten scares!” From an evil baby sister, to a remote control that can control more than just the television set, to a teacher who’s obsessed with snakes, to a cute, cuddly teddy bear […]

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Devil’s Elbow Podcast #6: Identity Theft by Anna Davies

And the podcast is back! Wing recaps the relaunched Point Horror book Identity Theft by Anna Davies (spoilers: the blurb manages to both lie and spoil the twist and Wing goes boom RE mental illness), discusses the changes to the recaps and podcast as well as the new schedule, and shares reader/listener mail. Links mentioned in […]

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Recap #75: The Band by Carmen Adams

[Wing: RECAP #75! Thank you all for sticking around for this ridiculous, amazing ride.] The Author As far as I can tell Carmen Adams has only written two books, THE BAND and SONG OF THE VAMPIRE. [Wing: Well, she also wrote The Claw, which I recapped in 2016, and despite some lazy writing and the […]

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Recap #74: Fear Hall Part 1 – A.K.A. “Fear Street: The College Years”

Title: Fear Hall: The Beginning Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Franco Accornero Tagline: The first part of a shocking two-part special! Summary: “A Special Message From R.L. Stine” Dear Readers: Come with me to FEAR HALL. That’s the creepy college dorm built many years ago by the cursed Fear family. Hope and her roommates live […]

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Recap #73: Silent Stalker by R. T. Cusick

Title: Silent Stalker by R. T. Cusick Summary: Trapped in a madman’s castle, a young girl must fight to save her sanity Thunder bellows as Jenny and her father pull up to the gate of Worthington Hall. As they inch onto the grounds of the ancient estate, a disheveled young woman thrusts her head through […]

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Recap #72: The Skeleton on the Skateboard, A.K.A. “Wes Craven Presents Rocket Power”

Title: The Skeleton On The Skateboard Author: Tom B. Stone, a.k.a. Nola Thacker, a.k.a. D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Barry Jackson Summary: “Dead Man’s Curve Is Scary Enough…” Who’s the new hot dog on Skateboard Hill? He’s the only thrasher who can take Dead Man’s Curve alive. Skate and Vickie are determined to meet him – […]

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Recap #71: Nightmare Hall #2: The Roommate by Diane Hoh/Nola Thacker

Title: Nightmare Hall #2: The Roommate Summary: Four roommates share a suite in the Quad. Danni is beautiful and perfect, from her long blonde hair to her expensive clothes. Margot is mysterious – brutally honest or slyly secretive, depending on her mood. Lacey is a wild woman, who loves to party, party, party. And Maureen […]

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