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GHOUL evening, boils and goopsOther Recaps: Recap #226: Short And Shivery by Robert D. San Souci – Part 3 (Jude Deluca on 27 Jun 2019)
Title: Short & Shivery a.k.a. “The Wide World of Horror” Author/Editor/Reteller: Robert D. San Souci Illustrator: Katherine Coville Summary: Everyone loves a spooky story. Don’t you? Welcome to a chilling world of hair-raising tales! The thirty stories in this book were gathered from around the world, selected for their ghastly details and terrifying twists. Come […]
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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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GHOUL evening, boils and goopsOther Recaps: Recap #213: Short & Shivery by Robert D. San Souci – Part One (Jude Deluca on 28 Feb 2019)
Jude recaps Short & Shivery by Robert D. San Souci and we get 10 creepy short stories that may or may not be familiar.
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No Means No HoodOther Recaps: Recap #208: Grimm Fairy Tales #1: Red Riding Hood by Joe Tyler and Ralph Tedesco (Jude Deluca on 6 Feb 2019)
Grimm Fairy Tales #1 – Red Riding Hood, a.k.a. “Little Red Abstinent Hood” Writers: Joe Tyler & Ralph Tedesco Pencils: Joe Dodd Inks: Justin Holman Colorist: Lisa Lubera Designers: Jeffrey Ariola & Jason Sorrenti Cover Artists: Al Rio (R.I.P.) and Tom Smith Editor: J.C. Brusha Summary: Exploring the connection between sex and violence, the adaption […]
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A gift from Becka's BBFFFear Street Recaps: Recap #201: Fear Street #17: The Best Friend by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 18 Dec 2018)
Title: Fear Street #17 – The Best Friend, a.k.a “Baby’s First Fear Street” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Bill Schmidt Tagline: Sometimes friendship can be murder…. Summary: Best friends… to the end! Who is Honey Perkins? She’s been telling everyone in Shadyside that she’s Becka Norwood’s best friend. But Becka’s sure she’s never met Honey […]
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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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Snark at the Moon! recaps: Recap #190: Cursed (2005) (Wing on 24 Oct 2018)
Title: Cursed (2005) Summary: A werewolf loose in Los Angeles changes the lives of three young adults who, after being mauled by the beast, learn that the only way to break the curse put upon them is to kill the one who started it all! [Wing: There is so much wrong with this summary.] [bat: It […]
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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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Other Recaps: Recap #179: Mermaid Saga Parts 8-9: Mermaid’s Promise by Rumiko Takahashi (Jude Deluca on 1 Sep 2018)
Title: Mermaid Saga Parts 8-9 – “Mermaid’s Promise” Author/Artist: Rumiko Takahashi Initial Thoughts So we’ve reached the last of the stories that feature Yuta AND Mana. The following, which will be the last recap, takes place during Yuta’s past. I’m not sure how to feel about this because we get a glimpse at what happens […]
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Sweet Sixteen by Francesca JeffriesPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #175: Sweet Sixteen by Francesca Jeffries (Tuesday on 15 Aug 2018)
Title: Sweet Sixteen by Francesca Jeffries Summary: Leslie can’t wait to turn sixteen. She’s planning a huge birthday Party. Everyone’s invited. Her gorgeous boyfriend, Rick. Her best friend, Deborah. Her cousin, Trish. It’s going to be the biggest bash ever. [Wing: That … that is a list of three people. THREE.] But out of the […]
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Other Recaps: Recap #167: Mermaid Saga Parts 13-14: Mermaid’s Gaze by Rumiko Takahashi (Jude Deluca on 26 Jun 2018)
Title: Mermaid’s Saga Parts 13-14 – Mermaid’s Gaze Author/Artist: Rumiko Takahashi Initial Thoughts We’ve come to one of my favorites in the series, but it’s sad because this story’s never gotten an animated adaption. We’ll also be visiting another twisted sibling dynamic like the Kannagi Sisters from “Mermaid’s Forest,” but this goes much differently than […]
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Nightmare Hall - Monster by Diane HohNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #164: Nightmare Hall #13: Monster by Diane Hoh/Barbara Steiner (Dade on 21 Jun 2018)
Title: Nightmare Hall #13: Monster Summary: Rumors are flying around Salem U. Stories about a monster roaming the campus. Tales of students viciously attacked in the dead of night. Abby McDonald thinks it’s all nonsense. A fraternity prank. A drama major giving an unusual “performance”. She has too much on her mind to worry about […]
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Diane Hoh - Nightmare Hall - The WhispererNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #153: Nightmare Hall #12: The Whisperer by Diane Hoh (Dade on 11 May 2018)
Title: Nightmare Hall #12: The Whisperer Summary: Shea Fallon can’t tell anyone what she did. She knows it was wrong. Terribly wrong. But she had to do it – she had no choice. Anyway, she’s sure nobody will find out. Until she hears the whisper on the telephone. “You don’t have to worry. No one […]
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Last Vampire 4 Phantom by Christopher PikeOther Recaps: Recap #147: The Last Vampire #4: Phantom by Christopher Pike (Wing on 15 Apr 2018)
Title: Last Vampire #4: Phantom by Christopher Pike Summary: After five thousand years she was again mortal. The dead alchemist’s experiment has worked. Alisa is no longer a vampire, but a frail and confused human. Not only that — she is pregnant. The baby grows in her at supernatural speed. As the stranger watches. The stranger […]
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Diane Hoh - Last DateNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #145: Nightmare Hall #11: Last Date by Diane Hoh/Nola Thacker (Dade on 3 Apr 2018)
Title: Nightmare Hall #11: Last Date by Diane Hoh Summary: A night you’ll never forget. Call me. Demi does it on a dare. She places an ad in the personals column of the Salem Chronicle. Lots of guys call. And the nights are everything she advertised. Unforgettable. Unforgettably frightening. Because one by one, Demi’s dates […]
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Driver's Dead by Peter LerangisPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #142: Driver’s Dead by Peter Lerangis (Donna on 27 Mar 2018)
Title: Driver’s Dead by Peter Lerangis The Author: A rather prolific author, Peter Lerangis has been writing for decades, although if you go to his website the farthest back you’ll find is his The Watchers series. No mention of his Point Horror writing that I can find. Seriously. Not even his Wiki page goes beyond his […]
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Diane Hoh Nightmare Hall 7: Sorority SisterNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #140: Nightmare Hall #10: Sorority Sister by Diane Hoh (Dade on 19 Mar 2018)
Title: Nightmare Hall #10: Sorority Sister by Diane Hoh Summary: When Maxie McKeon pledges Omega Phi Delta, she figures she’s got it made. She loves her new sisters. And everyone knows Omegas throw the best parties and go out with the cutest guys. But someone on campus isn’t crazy about the sorority. That person is […]
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cover of Nightmare Hall - The Experiment by Diane HohNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #124: Nightmare Hall #8: The Experiment by Diane Hoh (Nola Thacker) (Dade on 2 Jan 2018)
Title: Nightmare Hall #8: The Experiment Summary: Professor Maximillian DeLure. Award-winning poet, scientist, and professor at Salem University. Dark, sexy, attractive…dangerous. Caryl Amberly is excited to be one of the few students specially selected for his new seminar. Until she finds out what his previous students think of him. Everyone says he’s a real killer. […]
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Cover of Class Trip 2 by Bebe Faas Rice, shows an open door and a traveling bag on a porch in a sliver of lightNightmares Recaps: Recap #116: Class Trip II by Bebe Faas Rice (Wing on 15 Dec 2017)
Title: Class Trip II by Bebe Faas Rice Summary: Hallie and her friends are lost, stranded in Holyoake—a small town deep in the mountains. A town isolated from the rest of the world. A town that time has forgotten. At first, Hallie is charmed by Holyoake’s odd customs and old-fashioned ways. [Wing: LIES.] The townspeople are warm and […]
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Nightmare Hall recaps: Recap #112: Nightmare Hall #7: Pretty Please by Diane Hoh (Dade on 4 Dec 2017)
Title: Nightmare Hall #7: Pretty Please by Diane Hoh Summary: Johanna Dunn is strikingly beautiful, just like all her friends. Until the accident. Now her perfect face is scarred and bandaged. She’s embarrassed by the strange looks she gets on campus – even from her closest friends. A pretty face isn’t everything, is it? Somebody […]
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