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cover of The Roommate, with a girl standing in front of a window staring in horror at something offscreenNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #71: Nightmare Hall #2: The Roommate by Diane Hoh/Nola Thacker (Dade on 3 Jul 2017)
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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book cover for Up the Airy Mountain by Debra Doyle and James Macdonald, is a snowy woods scene with the title in white lettering on the blue sky and the authors' names in black lettering on the snowOther Recaps: Recap #69: Up the Airy Mountain by Debra Doyle and James Macdonald (Wing on 15 Jun 2017)
Title: Up the Airy Mountain by Debra Doyle & James Macdonald (Bad Blood series) (podcast) Summary: Valerie Sherwood is a werewolf. That doesn’t make her high school social life any easier. Good thing her boyfriend’s cool with it. But tonight she’s followed her nose into more trouble than she knows, and the question stops being […]
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The Hitchhiker by R L Stine book cover, right hand with thumb raised up in front of two headlightsPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #65: The Hitchhiker by R. L. Stine (Wing on 15 May 2017)
Title: The Hitchhiker by R. L. Stine  Summary: He wants a ride. She wants a thrill. So, in spite of her best friend’s arguments, Christina stops to pick up the handsome hitchhiker. He’s everything she thought he’d be. And more. Much, much, more. Enough to thrill Christina and Terri… to death. Tagline: Don’t stop now […]
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Identity Theft by Anna DaviesPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #64: Identity Theft by Anna Davies (Wing on 24 Apr 2017)
Title: Identity Theft by Anna Davies Summary: Hayley is going to have the best year ever. After years of careful planning, she’s ready to serve as student council president AND editor-in-chief of the newspaper. Ivy League, here she comes! However, just before student council elections, someone creates a fake facebook profile for Hayley and starts posting […]
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Wickedpedia by Chris Van EttenPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #63: Wickedpedia by Chris van Etten (Dove on 10 Apr 2017)
Dove recaps Wickedpedia by Chris van Etten, one of the new Point Horrors, that address the injustice of the lack of diversity of leads in PH: we need MOAR WHITE MALES. And that's probably the least shitty thing about this book. Brace yourself.
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Bad Blood #3: Judgment Night by Debra Doyle and James MacdonaldOther Recaps: Recap #60: Bad Blood #3: Judgment Night by Debra Doyle and James Macdonald (Wing on 27 Feb 2017)
Title: Judgment Night by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald Summary: “I HAD A BAD DREAM…” Valerie Sherwood knew all about nightmares. Three years ago she was turned into a werewolf, and ever since that strange moonlit night, she understood the power of the darkness. The only thing to fear was fear itself. And tonight, […]
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Books of Blood 2: The Hunger by M. C. SumnerNightmares Recaps: Recap #58: Books of Blood 2: The Hunger by M. C. Sumner (Dove on 6 Feb 2017)
Dove recaps Books of Blood 2: The Hunger by M. C. Sumner, where we have new characters and MOAR VAMPIRES.
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The Boyfriend by R. L. StinePoint Horror Recaps: Recap #54: The Boyfriend by R.L. Stine (Wing on 19 Dec 2016)
Title: The Boyfriend by R.L. Stine Summary: You lie, you die Dex is madly in love with Joanna. He would do anything for her… but she doesn’t care. To her, boys are there to be used and thrown away. After Joanna breaks up with Dex, he does something no other guy has done to her […]
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Followers by Anna DaviesPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #51: Followers by Anna Davies (Wing on 28 Nov 2016)
Title: Followers by Anna Davies Summary: To tweet or not to tweet . . . what a deadly question. When Briana loses out on a starring role in the school’s production of Hamlet, she reluctantly agrees to be the drama department’s “social media director” and starts tweeting half-hearted updates. She barely has any followers, so […]
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Whisper of Death by Christopher PikeOther Recaps: Recap #49: Whisper of Death by Christopher Pike (Wing on 14 Nov 2016)
Title: Whisper of Death by Christopher Pike Summary: Returning home one day, Roxanne and Pepper find their small town – and surrounding towns – empty. Finally they find three other teens and realize that all five are each connected through the death of Betty Sue, the plain, shy girl who committed suicide only three months […]
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The Claw by Carmen AdamsPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #46: The Claw by Carmen Adams (Wing on 24 Oct 2016)
Title: The Claw by Carmen Adams Summary: The mark of death… Kelly is excited about her summer job at the local zoo – even after the threatening phone calls warning her away. Nothing can dampen Kelly’s resolve to work with animals. But wild animals can be very dangerous and someone has left the door to […]
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The Invitation by Diane HohPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #45: The Invitation by Diane Hoh (Dove on 17 Oct 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 HorrorPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #44: 13 More Tales of Horror Part Two (Wing on 3 Oct 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 […]
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13 More Tales of HorrorPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #44: 13 More Tales of Horror Part One (Wing on 26 Sep 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 […]
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The Stalker by Carol EllisPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #34: The Stalker by Carol Ellis (Dove on 18 Jul 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 SmithPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #33: The Waitress by Sinclair Smith (Wing on 11 Jul 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 […]
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My Secret Admirer by Carol EllisPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #32: My Secret Admirer by Carol Ellis (Dove on 4 Jul 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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13 Tales of HorrorPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #25: 13 Tales of Horror Part Four (Wing on 11 Jan 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 […]
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13 Tales of HorrorPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #25: 13 Tales of Horror Part Three (Wing on 28 Dec 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 […]
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13 Tales of HorrorPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #25: 13 Tales of Horror Part Two (Wing on 14 Dec 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 […]
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