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Recap #253: Goosebumps Series 2000 #20: Be Afraid – Be Very Afraid! by R.L. Stine by on 15 January 2020

Jude recaps Goosebumps Series 2000 20: Be Afraid – Be Very Afraid! by R.L. Stine. Needs more #werewolves, but the twisty storytelling is surprisingly great.

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Recap #249: Goosebumps #53: Chicken Chicken by R.L. Stine by on 12 December 2019

Title: Goosebumps #53 – Chicken Chicken, a.k.a. “The Clucking” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Tagline: It’s a finger lickin’ nightmare! Summary: Don’t Call Them Chicken Legs! Everyone in Goshen Falls knows about weird Vanessa. She dresses all in black. Wears black lipstick. And puts spells on people. At least, that’s what they say. OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #248: Christmas Terror Tales by Kevin Folliard and J.T. Molloy by on 10 December 2019

Title: Christmas Terror Tales Author: Kevin Folliard Artist: J.T. Molloy Tagline: Stories To Enjoy From October Through December Summary: You’d Better Watch Out… Sixteen gripping tales inspired by classical horror and urban legends twist holiday themes into chilling cautionary tales. A mischievous snowman frames the children who built him for its mistakes. A haughty priest OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #246: Nightmare Hall 14: The Initiation by Diane Hoh by on 21 November 2019

Wing recaps Nightmare Hall 14: The Initiation by Diane Hoh and wants to punch the protagonist in the mouth. A lot. BECAUSE SHE WON’T STOP LYING TO PEOPLE WTF.

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Recap #234: Graveyard School Final Four Countdown: #24 – Scream Around The Campfire by Tom B. Stone by on 6 August 2019

Jude recaps Graveyard School 24: Scream Around The Campfire by Tom B. Stone. Time shenanigans! Monsters! Campfire tales coming true! It’s amazing, ridiculous fun.

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Recap #225: Give Yourself Goosebumps Special Edition #8: Weekend at Poison Lake by R.L. Stine by on 13 June 2019

Jude recaps Give Yourself Goosebumps Special Edition 8: Weekend at Poison Lake by R.L. Stine. So much poisoned water, so little time.

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Recap #217: Short And Shivery by Robert D. San Souci – Part 2 by on 16 April 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 OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #213: Short & Shivery by Robert D. San Souci – Part One by on 28 February 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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Recap #212: Goosebumps Series 2000 #22: Full Moon Fever by R.L. Stine by on 26 February 2019

Jude recaps Goosebumps Series 2000 22: Full Moon Fever by R.L. Stine. Beware monsters, angry kids, and misreading wrappers.

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Recap #189: Halloween Extravaganza 2018: Mr. Boogedy (1986) by on 22 October 2018

Title: Mr. Boogedy (1986) Summary: The Davis family, who have recently moved to Lucifer Falls, realize that not all is as it seems in their new home. In fact, they are haunted by none other than Mr Boogedy! Notes: For those who remember this but can’t find a copy, it’s on YouTube or can be OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #179: Mermaid Saga Parts 8-9: Mermaid’s Promise by Rumiko Takahashi by on 1 September 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 OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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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 #153: Nightmare Hall #12: The Whisperer by Diane Hoh by 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 OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #145: Nightmare Hall #11: Last Date by Diane Hoh/Nola Thacker by on 3 April 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 OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #133: Fear Street #45: Cat by R.L. Stine by on 20 February 2018

Title: Fear Street: Cat, a.k.a. “I Really, Really, REALLY Hate Barry Allen” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Bill Schmidt Tagline: C-A-T- spells murder. Summary: The cat came back… [Wing: Damn it, I have been earwormed.] Marty never liked the cat – it always got in the way at basketball practice. But he never meant to kill OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #124: Nightmare Hall #8: The Experiment by Diane Hoh (Nola Thacker) by on 2 January 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. OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #100: Halloween Night 2 by R. L. Stine by on 30 October 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.] OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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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 #84: Nightmare Hall #4: The Wish by Diane Hoh by on 4 September 2017

Title: Nightmare Hall #4: The Wish by Diane Hoh Summary: Alex is the first to notice the strange little booth at the back of the campus pizza place. Wishes granted, fortunes told says the sign on the glass. Inside sits The Wizard – an eerie wooden figure with sinister blue eyes. Alex’s friends make wishes. OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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