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Recap #226: Short And Shivery by Robert D. San Souci – Part 3

GHOUL evening, boils and goops

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… »

Recap #167: Mermaid Saga Parts 13-14: Mermaid’s Gaze by Rumiko Takahashi

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 OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

Recap #124: Nightmare Hall #8: The Experiment by Diane Hoh (Nola Thacker)

cover of Nightmare Hall - The Experiment by Diane Hoh

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… »

Recap #94: The Howling (1981)

The Howling cover werewolf claws tearing through a solid sheet and a woman's screaming face behind it

Title: The Howling Summary: After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a television newswoman is sent to a remote mountain resort whose residents may not be what they seem. Tagline: Imagine your worst fear a reality. [Wing: Worst fear. Right.] [Bat: Being a werewolf isn’t my worst fear…] Initial Thoughts This OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

Recap #88: The Scarecrow by R. T. Cusick

cover of The Scarecrow by R T Cusick, has a scarecrown set against a cloudy full moon

Title: Scarecrow by R. T. Cusick Summary: Beware the kindness of strangers After crashing her car, Pamela Westbrook awakens to find that she has been rescued and cared for by the Whittakers, a family living on a remote farm in the Ozark hills. Still reeling from her accident and haunted by a tragic loss, Pamela OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

Recap #45: The Invitation by Diane Hoh

The Invitation by Diane Hoh

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.

Recap #41: The Surfer by Linda Cargill

The Surfer by Linda Cargill

Title: The Surfer by Linda Cargill Summary: Surf’s up. You’re dead. Jessie has never seen the daring beauty on the surfboard before. The one who gets a thrill out of surfing on the stormy seas. And now it seems Jessie will never know her. The girl disappears beneath the treacherous waves… never to surface again… OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

Recap #37: The Snowman by R. L. Stine

The Snowman by R. L. Stine

Title: The Snowman by R. L. Stine Summary: Poor little rich girl… Coveting her money, Heather’s uncle/guardian hates her and makes her life miserable. Heather sometimes cannot help wishing her uncle dead. But when Heather’s uncle really does die, her new boyfriend tells Heather that he killed her uncle… for her. Tagline: A cold-blooded killer. OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »