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Monthly Archives: September 2017


Goosebumps Recaps: Recap #92: More Tales To Give You Goosebumps by R. L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 30 Sep 2017)
Title: More Tales To Give You Goosebumps Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Summary: “Reader Beware – You’re In For Ten Summertime Scares!” Is Matt’s summer camp being taken over by an evil patch of poison ivy? Will Eric escape from his tank, now that he’s been turned into a fish? Can Tara help […]
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Cover of Prom Date by Diane Hoh, white teen girl dancing with a white guy, back to the reader, entire cover done in reds and blacksOther Recaps: Recap #91: Prom Date by Diane Hoh (Tuesday on 27 Sep 2017)
Title: Prom Date by Diane Hoh Summary:  It’s the biggest event of the year at Toomey High-Prom Night. But Margaret and her friends wont be going. After all you need a date to go to a Prom… All they can do is envy the lucky girls who will be there. Popular girls like Stephanie and Kiki […]
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Other Recaps: September Patreon Bonus Recap: Moonstruck by Grace Ellis and Shae Beagle (Wing on 24 Sep 2017)
The Patreon Bonus Recap this month is Moonstruck issue 1 by Grace Ellis and Shae Beagle. Here’s the teaser, and you can read the rest if you become a Patron at the $5 tier or higher. https://www.patreon.com/devilselbow QUEER FAT WEREWOLF GIRLS. It’s like this was written for me. Title: Moonstruck by Grace Ellis (writer) and […]
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Point Horror Recaps: Recap #90: The Forbidden Game #1: The Hunter by LJ Smith (Donna on 23 Sep 2017)
The Author: LJ Smith was never part of my reading repertoire when I was younger. In fact I never even read The Vampire Diaries until earlier this year and it was only the very first book (the original, not the re-releases). That kind of drama never interested me and still doesn’t. I’ve always known who […]
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Other Recaps: Recap #89: Mermaid Saga Parts 1-2: A Mermaid Never Smiles by Rumiko Takahashi (Jude Deluca on 20 Sep 2017)
Title: Mermaid Saga Chapter 1 & 2 – A Mermaid Never Smiles Author/Artist: Rumiko Takahashi Summary: N/A Initial Thoughts: Some of you might know who Rumiko Takahashi is, or if you don’t, you might at least know of her works. She’s a longtime mangaka and creator of “Inuyasha,” “Ranma 1/2,” and “Urusei Yatsura.” She’s been […]
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cover of The Scarecrow by R T Cusick, has a scarecrown set against a cloudy full moonOther Recaps: Recap #88: The Scarecrow by R. T. Cusick (Wing on 15 Sep 2017)
Title: Scarecrow by R. T. Cusick Summary: Beware the kindness of strangers After crashing her car, Pamela Westbrook awakens to find that she has been rescued and cared for by the Whittakers, a family living on a remote farm in the Ozark hills. Still reeling from her accident and haunted by a tragic loss, Pamela […]
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Point Horror Twitter PlatePodcast: Devil’s Elbow Podcast #12: Silent Stalker by R. T. Cusick and Skeleton on a Skateboard by Tom B. Stone (Wing on 14 Sep 2017)
Wing recaps Silent Stalker by R. T. Cusick and Graveyard School #2: Skeleton on a Skateboard by Tom B. Stone (aka Nola Thacker aka D. E. Athkins). Around the 21 minute mark, she gets a little deep about mental illness, the damage books (and other pop culture) can do, and her exhaustion over living with […]
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cover image of Friday the 13th Part 2 with font in white on a black background. Red partially covers "Part 2"Friday the 13th movies, Let's Do It! recaps: Recap #87: Friday the 13th, Part 2! (Virgin on 13 Sep 2017)
Title: Friday the 13th Part 2 (I guess we’re not into Roman numerals yet?) [Wing: Well, the cover image I have is into Roman numerals, but there are a bunch out there without it.] Summary: Get ready for twice the terror with Friday the 13th Part 2: Deluxe Edition! Fives years after the massacre at Camp […]
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Graveyard School recaps: Recap #86: Little Pet Werewolf, a.k.a. “My Little Werewolf: Friendship is Magic” (Jude Deluca on 10 Sep 2017)
Title: Graveyard School #4 – Little Pet Werewolf Author: Tom B. Stone, a.k.a. Nola Thacker, a.k.a. D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Barry Jackson Tagline: N/A Summary: It’s pet day at Graveyard School and everyone is excited. Everyone except Skip Wolfson, that is. Every year it’s the same thing — Skip brings in his dog just to be […]
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Fear Street Recaps: Recap #85: Ghosts of Fear Street #26: Go To Your Tomb – Right Now, A.K.A. “Absolutely No Giants In This Book” (Jude Deluca on 8 Sep 2017)
Title: Go To Your Tomb – Right Now! Author: Carolyn Crimi [Wing: What even is this weirdness, someone not Stine writing Fear Street. The horror. THE HORROR.] Cover Artist: Mark Garro Tagline: “Talk About Being Grounded!” Summary: You Meet Some Weird People In The Fear Street Cemetery… Like Luana. She just appeared there when Jack was […]
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Point Horror Twitter PlatePodcast: Devil’s Elbow Podcast #11: Don’t Eat the Mystery Meat by Tom B. Stone and The Roommate by Diane Hoh (Wing on 5 Sep 2017)
Wing recaps Graveyard School series #1, Don’t Eat the Mystery Meat, by Tom B. Stone (aka Nola Thacker aka D. E. Athkins) and Nightmare Hall series #2, The Roommate, by Diane Hoh (ghostwritten this time by Nola Thacker [aka D. E. Athkins aka Tom B. Stone]). What sort of author shenanigans are these? Links mentioned […]
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cover of The Wish by Diane Hoh has a woman behind a window with the title in green fontNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #84: Nightmare Hall #4: The Wish by Diane Hoh (Dade on 4 Sep 2017)
Title: Nightmare Hall #4: The Wish by Diane Hoh Summary: Alex is the first to notice the strange little booth at the back of the campus pizza place. Wishes granted, fortunes told says the sign on the glass. Inside sits The Wizard – an eerie wooden figure with sinister blue eyes. Alex’s friends make wishes. […]
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