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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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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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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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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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cover of Diane Hoh's Scream Team, top cover is brick building with a window cutout that shows a girl in a cheerleading uniform collapsed on the floorNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #93: Nightmare Hall #5: The Scream Team by Diane Hoh (Dade on 2 Oct 2017)
Title: The Scream Team by Diane Hoh Summary: Delle has always been a cheerleader. And so she wants more than anything to make the squad at Salem U. Until she hears the horrible truth about what happened to last year’s cheerleaders… Once Delle thought she would die to make the team. Now she realizes she […]
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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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cover for Deadly Attraction by Diane Hoh, has a window with yellow shutters on the front, looking into a bedroom with a dresser and a clockNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #78: Nightmare Hall #3: Deadly Attraction by Diane Hoh (Dade on 7 Aug 2017)
Title: Nightmare Hall #3: Deadly Attraction by Diane Hoh Summary: The night Robert Q and Darlene meet, the attraction is immediate. The Big Man on Campus uses all his charm to sweep Darlene off her feet – and then dumps her a few weeks later. After all, he’s just playing around. Poor Robert Q. He doesn’t […]
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Freeze Tag by Caroline B. CooneyPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #59: Freeze Tag by Caroline B. Cooney (Tuesday on 20 Feb 2017)
Title: Freeze Tag by Caroline B Cooney Tagline: Cold Hands Evil Heart… Tag you’re dead Summary: Meghan and West, girl and boy next door, play an innocent game of Freeze Tag with their neighbour Lannie. But Freeze Tag is no ordinary game… when Lannie is playing. For when she tags someone, they really do freeze-like […]
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Hall Pass by Robert HawksNightmares Recaps: Recap #52: Hall Pass by Robert Hawks (Dove on 5 Dec 2016)
Dove recaps Hall Pass by Robert Hawks, and still has no idea what it was about.
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The Accident by Diane HohPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #50: The Accident by Diane Hoh (Dove on 21 Nov 2016)
Dove recaps the Point Horror staple, The Accident by Diane Hoh, where a nice girl swaps places with a ghost and, shocker, that turns out to be a Very. Bad. Idea.
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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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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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Help Wanted by Richie Tankersley CusickPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #30: Help Wanted by Richie Tankersley Cusick (Dove on 13 Jun 2016)
Dove recaps Help Wanted by Richie Tankersley Cusick and has to resort to bullet points, as this book has a lot going on, most of which is silly, pointless, or offensive.
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The Baby-Sitter IV by R. L. StinePoint Horror Recaps: Recap #29: The Baby-Sitter IV by R. L. Stine (Wing on 23 May 2016)
Title: The Baby-Sitter IV by R. L. Stine Summary: Jenny is recovering from her horrifying experiences of baby-sitting. Now she’s in a new house. In a new neighbourhood. And Jenny has sworn never to baby-sit again. But then Jenny’s new neighbour has a crisis and begs Jenny to baby-sit… Poor Jenny. She should have said […]
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The Cheerleader by Caroline B. CooneyPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #26: The Cheerleader (Vampire Series: Book 1) by Caroline B. Cooney (Dove on 7 Dec 2015)
Dove recaps a Point Horror staple, The Cheerleader (Vampire Series: Book 1) by Caroline B. Cooney, where Althea trades humans for popularity, and it's kind of awesome.
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The Baby-Sitter II by R. L. StinePoint Horror Recaps: Recap #24: The Baby-Sitter II by R.L. Stine (Wing on 23 Nov 2015)
Title: The Baby-sitter II by R.L. Stine Summary: Jenny’s last baby-sitting job nearly killed her – literally. But she’s getting over it and she’s even taken a new baby-sitting job. Then the phone calls start again – and when she answers she hears a familiar voice. It’s a voice from the past, a voice from […]
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The Train by Diane HohPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #23: The Train by Diane Hoh (Dade on 16 Nov 2015)
Title: The Train by Diane Hoh Summary: Hannah and her friends are on a train trip that begins as a fun cross-country tour – until they learn that Frog’s coffin is on board with them. His real name was Roger, but he was nicknamed Frog by his classmates, who taunted and ridiculed him. One by […]
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Defriended by Ruth BaronPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #22: Defriended by Ruth Baron (Dove on 24 Aug 2015)
Dove recaps Defriended by Ruth Baron, which was written by the one person on the planet who has never heard of catfishing, and actually expects us to believe that the dead use Facebook. In a series known for being a massive tease when it comes to the supernatural. Ruth Baron can just fuck off. I hate this book.
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Beach Party by R. L. StinePoint Horror Recaps: Recap #21: Beach Party by R.L. Stine (Wing on 3 Aug 2015)
Title: BEACH PARTY by R.L. Stine (Not to be confused with BEACH HOUSE, which we already recapped. Unfortunately.) [Dove: What do you mean “unfortunately”? It was better than this. It had time travel. Nothing beats time travel. Especially this.] [Wing: This had better characters. Mostly. Also, what part of FEUDING WITH STINE means I’m supposed […]
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