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Fear Street Recaps: Recap #204: Fear Street Superchiller #2: Silent Night by RL Stine (Donna on 30 Dec 2018)
Donna recaps Fear Street Superchiller #: Silent Night by RL Stine
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Fear Street Recaps: Recap #106: Fear Street #14: The Knife by R. L. Stine (Wing on 15 Nov 2017)
Title: Fear Street #14: The Knife by R. L. Stine Summary: Welcome to Fear Street Don’t listen to the stories they tell you about Fear Street. Wouldn’t you rather explore it yourself…and see if its dark terrors and unexplained mysteries are true? You’re not afraid, are you? Quiet — hospital! Sshh. There are a lot […]
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book cover with window looking into white girl in blue bathing suit drowning in waterNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #103: Nightmare Hall #6: Guilty by Diane Hoh (Dade on 6 Nov 2017)
Title: Nightmare Hall #6: Guilty by Diane Hoh Summary: Katie Sullivan has everything – nice roommate, cool friends, and a great guy. Until the day she and her boyfriend are out on the river and their canoe overturns. She survives. He doesn’t. Katie can’t stop thinking about the accident, weighing the evidence, wondering if it […]
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cover of Halloween Night II by R L Stine, has three figures dressed in skeleton outfits and black cloaks in front of a Halloween night backgroundPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #100: Halloween Night 2 by R. L. Stine (Tuesday on 30 Oct 2017)
Title: Halloween Night 2 by R. L. Stine Summary: Brenda isn’t really looking forward to Halloween this year. After all, it was only twelve months age that her best friend tried to kill her at a Halloween party and she’d rather not be reminded of that. [Wing: I’d rather not be reminded of that recap either.] […]
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Fear Street Recaps: Recap #99: Fear Street: Halloween Party by R. L. Stine, A.K.A. “Niki Meyer Is Stunning And Brave” (Jude Deluca on 25 Oct 2017)
Title: Fear Street – Halloween Party Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Bill Schmidt Tagline: There is going to be an uninvited guest at this Halloween party on Fear Street… Summary: WELCOME TO FEAR STREET Don’t listen to the stories they tell you about Fear Street. Wouldn’t you rather explore it yourself… and see if its dark […]
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Goosebumps Recaps: Recap #83: Even More Tales To Give You Goosebumps by R. L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 31 Aug 2017)
Title: Even More Tales To Give You Goosebumps Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Tagline: N/A Summary:  Reader Beware– You’re In For Ten More Scares! Can Jeff convince his parents there’s a live mummy in the basement? Will Adam escape from a monstrous flying gargoyle? Is Brian’s boarding school turning kids into robots? Find […]
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cover of The Reading Buddy by Bryce Gibson, has a figure in a black coat with its hood up carrying an ax, with the title and author information printed over itOther Recaps: Recap #77: The Reading Buddy by Bryce Gibson (Wing on 3 Aug 2017)
Title: The Reading Buddy by Bryce Gibson Summary: A SET OF keys jangled in my hand. The keys were my lifeline. One of them would be what saved the day. I held onto them as tightly as I could. I was being followed. The man running behind me was my stepdad, Morris Heyward. He was holding […]
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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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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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Halloween Night I by R. L. StinePoint Horror Recaps: Recap #47: Halloween Night by R. L. Stine (Wing on 31 Oct 2016)
Title: Halloween Night by R. L. Stine Summary: Brenda hates her cousin, Halley, and she’s not the only one. Halley shouldn’t go around stealing other people boyfriends, it could get her into trouble. Big trouble… Brenda is determined to have her revenge – the perfect finale to her Halloween party She’s going to stop Halley’s […]
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The Phantom by Barbara SteinerPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #39: The Phantom by Barbara Steiner (Wing on 22 Aug 2016)
Title: The Phantom by Barbara Steiner Summary: When Reggie Westlake turns up at the school rally marking the start of the football season, the crowd goes wild. He’s the greatest player Stony Bay High School ever had. Quarterback and Captain, Reggie led the winning team for two years running, raising the school spirit higher than […]
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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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