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Witching Hour #1 CoverOther Recaps: Recap #219: The Witching Hour #1 (Jude Deluca on 2 May 2019)
Jude recaps The Witching Hour 1.
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Rumic World CoverOther Recaps: Recap #210: Rumic World: The Laughing Target by Rumiko Takahashi (Jude Deluca on 13 Feb 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 […]
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Spellbound by Christopher PikeOther Recaps: Recap #196: Spellbound by Christopher Pike (Wing on 15 Nov 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 […]
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Witch by Christopher PikeOther Recaps: Recap #184: Witch by Christopher Pike (Donna on 27 Sep 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 […]
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After the Hole by Guy BurtOther Recaps: Recap #182: After the Hole by Guy Burt (Dove on 22 Sep 2018)
Dove recaps After the Hole by Guy Burt, and after fifteen years still isn't really sure what happened down there
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The Hole (2001)Other movies: Recap #174: The Hole (2001) (Dove on 7 Aug 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. StineFear Street Recaps: Recap #166: Fear Street Super Chiller #6: The Dead Lifeguard by R. L. Stine (Donna on 23 Jun 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 […]
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Graveyard School recaps: Recap #152: Graveyard School #13: Tales Too Scary to Tell at Camp by Tom B. Stone (Jude Deluca 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 […]
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Goosebumps Recaps: Recap #143: Goosebumps Live On Stage: Screams in the Night by R. L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 31 Mar 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 […]
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Cover of The Last Vampire by Christopher PikeOther Recaps: Recap #126: The Last Vampire by Christopher Pike (Wing on 15 Jan 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 […]
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Goosebumps Recaps: Recap #121: Goosebumps #45: Ghost Camp by R.L. Stine, a.k.a. “When Harry Met Lucy” (Jude Deluca on 25 Dec 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 […]
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Cover of Snow Day by M. T. Coffin has an evil snowman with clawed stick fingers reaching out for the viewerOther Recaps: Recap #118: Spinetinglers #7: Snow Day by M. T. Coffin, a.k.a. “Is This The Book You Wished For?” (Jude Deluca on 20 Dec 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, […]
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Graveyard School recaps: Recap #117: Graveyard School #27: Here Comes Santa Claws by Tom B. Stone, A.K.A. “Krampus 0” (Jude Deluca on 17 Dec 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 […]
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Other Recaps: Recap #108: The Forbidden Game #3: The Kill by LJ Smith (Donna on 22 Nov 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 […]
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Point Horror Recaps: Recap #98: The Forbidden Game #2: The Chase by LJ Smith (Donna on 23 Oct 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 […]
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cover of The Cemetery by D. E. Athkins, has four fingers coming out of dirt with long, sharp silver nailsPoint Horror Recaps: Recap 96: The Cemetery by D. E. Athkins (Wing on 15 Oct 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 […]
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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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cover of Song of the Vampire by Carmen Adams, dramatic image of white dude vampire holding a fainting white womanOther Recaps: Recap #82: Song of the Vampire by Carmen Adams (Donna on 23 Aug 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 […]
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Fear Street Recaps: Recap #81 Fear Hall: The Conclusion by R. L. Stine A.K.A. “And You Thought Student Loans Were Scary!” (Jude Deluca on 17 Aug 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 […]
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cover of Silent Stalker by R T Cusick, shows a white girl on a floor in what looks like a cave, cowering away from a bunch of ratsOther Recaps: Recap #73: Silent Stalker by R. T. Cusick (Wing on 15 Jul 2017)
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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