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Graveyard School #28: The Spider Beside Her Cover by Mark Nagata

Recap #245: The Last Graveyard School Recap: #28 – The Spider Beside Her by Tom B. Stone by on 1 November 2019

Jude recaps Graveyard School Recap: 28 – The Spider Beside Her by Tom B. Stone, and somehow, despite her terror, Wing enjoys it.

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Witching Hour #1 Cover

Recap #219: The Witching Hour #1 by on 2 May 2019

Jude recaps The Witching Hour 1.

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Rumic World Cover

Recap #210: Rumic World: The Laughing Target by Rumiko Takahashi by on 13 February 2019

Title: The Laughing Target, a.k.a. “Yandere Saga” Writer/Artist: Rumiko Takahashi Summary: Yuzuru was an average teenager who had almost forgotten that he was betrothed to Azusa when he was only 6! Now arriving to claim what she feels is rightfully hers, only Satomi (Yuzuru’s current girl friend) stands in her way… and with the mysterious OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Spellbound by Christopher Pike

Recap #196: Spellbound by Christopher Pike by on 15 November 2018

Title: Spellbound by Christopher Pike Summary: No one knew how the girl had died. They found Karen Holly in the mountain stream, her skull crushed. There was only one witness to the tragedy, Karen’s boyfriend, Jason Whitfield. He said a grizzly had killed her. But a lot of people didn’t believe him. They thought Jason OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Witch by Christopher Pike

Recap #184: Witch by Christopher Pike by on 27 September 2018

The Author: Christopher Pike is a prolific writer of teen horror-ish novels, with a few sprinkled in there for adults. He is the literary horror to RL Stine’s gore porn/B-movie-type novels. But that’s putting him a bit high up there, isn’t it? Sometimes he overwrites, sometimes his stories are just outright ridiculous. But there’s no OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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The Hole (2001)

Recap #174: The Hole (2001) by on 7 August 2018

Dove recaps The Hole (2001) wherein everyone over the age of eighteen is absolutely incapable of rational thought, and those under that age are terrifying.

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Fear Street Super Chiller 6: The Dead Lifeguard by R. L. Stine

Recap #166: Fear Street Super Chiller #6: The Dead Lifeguard by R. L. Stine by on 23 June 2018

The Author: Like RL Stine needs any introduction. The incredibly prolific author of such series as Goosebumps and Fear Street, not to mention the Fear Street Reboot and some adult titles as well, Stine’s been around for a while and integral to the formation of horror love for many people my age. Sometimes ridiculous, sometimes OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #152: Graveyard School #13: Tales Too Scary to Tell at Camp by Tom B. Stone by on 10 May 2018

 Title: Graveyard School #13 – Tales Too Scary To Tell At Camp, a.k.a. “1001 Graveyard School Nights” Author: Tom B. Stone, a.k.a. Nola Thacker, a.k.a. D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Cam De Leon (U.S. Cover), ???? (Lithuanian Cover) Summary: Warning: Don’t Read This Book In Your Bunk! These thirteen chilling stories will send you screaming for OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #143: Goosebumps Live On Stage: Screams in the Night by R. L. Stine by on 31 March 2018

Title: Goosebumps Live On Stage – Screams In The Night, a.k.a. “Hello, Slappy!” Author: R.L. Stine (Based on stage play by Rupert Holmes) Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Summary: N/A Initial Thoughts Time for another long lost Goosebumps treasure, though this one’s slightly better known than “Haunted Library” and “Surprise on the 13th Floor.” In the OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Cover of The Last Vampire by Christopher Pike

Recap #126: The Last Vampire by Christopher Pike by on 15 January 2018

Title: The Last Vampire by Christopher Pike Summary: Alisa Perne is the last vampire. Beautiful and brilliant, she hunts alone, living among humans, living off humans. But someone is stalking her. Someone wants her dead. And Alisa has a choice to make – to keep a long held promise or protect the mortal she seems OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #121: Goosebumps #45: Ghost Camp by R.L. Stine, a.k.a. “When Harry Met Lucy” by on 25 December 2017

Title: Goosebumps #45 – Ghost Camp Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Tagline: Be all that you can’t see! Summary: The Joke’s On Them! Harry and his brother, Alex, are dying to fit in at Camp Spirit Moon. But the camp has so many weird traditions. Like the goofy camp salute. The odd camp OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Cover of Snow Day by M. T. Coffin has an evil snowman with clawed stick fingers reaching out for the viewer

Recap #118: Spinetinglers #7: Snow Day by M. T. Coffin, a.k.a. “Is This The Book You Wished For?” by on 20 December 2017

Title: Spinetinglers #7 – Snow Day Author: M.T. Coffin, a.k.a. Robert Hawks Cover Artist: ??? Tagline: The Weather Outside Is Frightful… Summary: LET IT SNOW! The kids all cheer when the bus driver tells them the schools have just been closed because of the snow. But the bus can’t make it through the blinding blizzard, OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #117: Graveyard School #27: Here Comes Santa Claws by Tom B. Stone, A.K.A. “Krampus 0” by on 17 December 2017

Title: Graveyard School #27 – Here Comes Santa Claws Author: Tom B. Stone/Nola Thacker/D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Mark Nagata Tagline: N/A Summary: This Year, Santa Doesn’t Care If You’ve Been Naughty Or Nice! If Kyle knows what’s good for him, he’ll block up the chimney and lock all the doors. He’ll close all the windows OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #108: The Forbidden Game #3: The Kill by LJ Smith by on 22 November 2017

The Author: L.J. Smith, who finally ditched the ridiculous descriptions and probably realized what she did with Dee in the last book was a bit much so she toned it down a ton in THE KILL. The othering is still there, but it’s minimal in comparison. [Wing: Third time’s the charm, I guess.] The Blurb: It OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #98: The Forbidden Game #2: The Chase by LJ Smith by on 23 October 2017

The Author: Who uses really oddball descriptions of things, repeatedly. Seriously. What the hell are spaniel eyes? Maybe? I don’t know. But one character, Michael, always has some kind of spaniel eyes going on. And Audrey with her spiky lashes and bangs. The same thing. All the time. And who others the crap out of OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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cover of The Cemetery by D. E. Athkins, has four fingers coming out of dirt with long, sharp silver nails

Recap 96: The Cemetery by D. E. Athkins by on 15 October 2017

Title: The Cemetery by D. E. Athkins Summary: At a Hallowe’en party with very exclusive guests, the disguised play a game of hide and seek in an ancient cemetery as midnight approaches. When someone is killed, all the partygoers can do is suspect each other – unless there is an unknown player. Tagline: Don’t look OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #90: The Forbidden Game #1: The Hunter by LJ Smith by on 23 September 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 OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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cover of Song of the Vampire by Carmen Adams, dramatic image of white dude vampire holding a fainting white woman

Recap #82: Song of the Vampire by Carmen Adams by on 23 August 2017

[Wing: OH NO THAT COVER. We’ve come a long way from the fun of The Band.] The Author I stand corrected with now knowing that Adams also wrote THE CLAW, a Point Horror addition that the lovely ladies at The Devil’s Elbow already recapped. I’d never heard of it, but should I stumble across it OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #81 Fear Hall: The Conclusion by R. L. Stine A.K.A. “And You Thought Student Loans Were Scary!” by on 17 August 2017

Title: Fear Hall: The Conclusion (obviously follows Fear Hall: The Beginning) Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Franco Accornero Tagline: “Welcome back to the most terrifying dorm on campus!” Summary: “A Special Message From R.L. Stine” Dear Readers: I hope you’ll join me for the conclusion of Fear Hall. I think it’s one of my scariest finishes OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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