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He's dead! He's dead! HE'S FUCKING DEAD! ... oh wait he survived

Where the story tries to convince us that there really is a body count, only to later reveal the victim only sustained minor injuries.


Diane Hoh - Night Walker, window looking into a girl in a sports jersey with her arms out in front of herNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #136: Nightmare Hall #9: The Night Walker by Diane Hoh (Dade on 6 Mar 2018)
Title: Nightmare Hall #9: The Night Walker by Diane Hoh Summary: Quinn Hadley is sure she must be the only sleepwalker at Salem. It’s so embarrassing, especially since she never remembers where she was or what she was doing. But it’s never been a problem. Until now. Because someone is roaming the campus, attacking people […]
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Last Vampire 2 Black Blood by Christopher PikeOther Recaps: Recap #132: Last Vampire #2: Black Blood by Christopher Pike (Wing on 15 Feb 2018)
Title: Last Vampire #2: Black Blood by Christopher Pike Summary: Believing that she and her partner, Ray, are the last remaining vampires, five-thousand-year-old Alisa is stunned when she learns about a series of brutal murders in the United States that can only be the work of their own kind. Tagline: The wave of death spread like a […]
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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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Friday the 13th movies, Let's Do It! recaps: Recap #115: Friday the 13th, Part III 3D (Virgin on 13 Dec 2017)
Title: Friday the 13th Part III-3D (Out of eleventy-billion, am I right?) [Wing: Pretty much.] Summary: A carefree summer becomes a deadly nightmare for another group of naïve counselors who choose to ignore Camp Crystal Lake’s gruesome legacy. They find themselves in a bloody game of cat-and-mouse with the maniacal Jason who stalks their every move… […]
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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 image of Friday the 13th Part 2 with font in white on a black background. Red partially covers "Part 2"Friday the 13th movies, Let's Do It! recaps: Recap #87: Friday the 13th, Part 2! (Virgin on 13 Sep 2017)
Title: Friday the 13th Part 2 (I guess we’re not into Roman numerals yet?) [Wing: Well, the cover image I have is into Roman numerals, but there are a bunch out there without it.] Summary: Get ready for twice the terror with Friday the 13th Part 2: Deluxe Edition! Fives years after the massacre at Camp […]
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cover of The Wish by Diane Hoh has a woman behind a window with the title in green fontNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #84: Nightmare Hall #4: The Wish by Diane Hoh (Dade on 4 Sep 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. […]
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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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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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Cover of Friday the 13th the deluxe editionFriday the 13th movies, Let's Do It! recaps: Recap #68: Friday the 13th (Uncut Deluxe Edition) (bat on 13 Jun 2017)
Title: Friday the 13th – Uncut Deluxe Edition Summary: RIP into a chilling new UNCUT DELUXE EDITION of Friday the 13th. With the addition of unrated footage, and insightful specials features, plunge deeper into the film that spawned eleven sequels and the genre’s unstoppable bad guy, Jason Voorhees. A new owner and several young counselors […]
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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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Bad Blood #2: Hunters' Moon by Debra Doyle and James MacdonaldOther Recaps: Recap #57: Bad Blood #2: Hunters’ Moon by Debra Doyle and James Macdonald (Wing on 30 Jan 2017)
Title: Hunters’ Moon (Bad Blood #2) by Debra Doyle and James Macdonald Summary: Bitten by a werewolf, Valerie had no choice but to accept the bloodthirsty call of the full moon. Even though she vowed never to kill humans, children were being murdered in the night–drained of blood. On their necks was the mark of […]
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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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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 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 Vampire's Promise by Caroline B. CooneyPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #38: The Vampire’s Promise (Vampire Series: Book 3) by Caroline B. Cooney (Dove on 15 Aug 2016)
Dove recaps The Vampire's Promise (Vampire Series: Book 3) by Caroline B. Cooney, where nobody trades humans for beauty or popularity, but there is a random donut-eating policewoman for no fucking reason at all.
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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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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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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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