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GHOUL evening, boils and goopsOther Recaps: Recap #226: Short And Shivery by Robert D. San Souci – Part 3 (Jude Deluca on 27 Jun 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 […]
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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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Other Recaps: Recap #185: Mermaid Saga Part 12: The Ash Princess by Rumiko Takahashi (Jude Deluca on 2 Oct 2018)
Title: Mermaid Saga Part 12 – The Ash Princess Creator: Rumiko Takahashi Initial Thoughts Wow, so we’ve reached the final “Mermaid Saga” story to recap. My first completion of an entire series for Devil’s Elbow. Unfortunately this last chapter is devoid of Mana, so Wing I hope you enjoyed her presence in the last recap. […]
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Other Recaps: Recap #179: Mermaid Saga Parts 8-9: Mermaid’s Promise by Rumiko Takahashi (Jude Deluca on 1 Sep 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 […]
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Sweet Sixteen by Francesca JeffriesPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #175: Sweet Sixteen by Francesca Jeffries (Tuesday on 15 Aug 2018)
Title: Sweet Sixteen by Francesca Jeffries Summary: Leslie can’t wait to turn sixteen. She’s planning a huge birthday Party. Everyone’s invited. Her gorgeous boyfriend, Rick. Her best friend, Deborah. Her cousin, Trish. It’s going to be the biggest bash ever. [Wing: That … that is a list of three people. THREE.] But out of the […]
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Other Recaps: Recap #167: Mermaid Saga Parts 13-14: Mermaid’s Gaze by Rumiko Takahashi (Jude Deluca on 26 Jun 2018)
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 […]
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Fear Street: High TideFear Street Recaps: Recap #165: Fear Street Super Chiller #12: High Tide by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 22 Jun 2018)
Title: Fear Street Super Chiller #12 – High Tide, a.k.a. “Wave Race: Blood Storm” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Bill Schmidt Tagline: A lifeguard’s job can be murder… Summary: Blood on the water… Adam Malfitano still has nightmares about the night his girlfriend, Mitzi, died. He sees the blood. He sees her in the water. […]
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Nightmare Hall - Monster by Diane HohNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #164: Nightmare Hall #13: Monster by Diane Hoh/Barbara Steiner (Dade on 21 Jun 2018)
Title: Nightmare Hall #13: Monster Summary: Rumors are flying around Salem U. Stories about a monster roaming the campus. Tales of students viciously attacked in the dead of night. Abby McDonald thinks it’s all nonsense. A fraternity prank. A drama major giving an unusual “performance”. She has too much on her mind to worry about […]
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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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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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The Howling cover werewolf claws tearing through a solid sheet and a woman's screaming face behind itSnark at the Moon! recaps: Recap #94: The Howling (1981) (Wing on 5 Oct 2017)
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 […]
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cover of The Scarecrow by R T Cusick, has a scarecrown set against a cloudy full moonOther Recaps: Recap #88: The Scarecrow by R. T. Cusick (Wing on 15 Sep 2017)
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 […]
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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 Silent Stalker by R T Cusick, shows a white girl on a floor in what looks like a cave, cowering away from a bunch of ratsOther Recaps: Recap #73: Silent Stalker by R. T. Cusick (Wing on 15 Jul 2017)
Title: Silent Stalker by R. T. Cusick Summary: Trapped in a madman’s castle, a young girl must fight to save her sanity Thunder bellows as Jenny and her father pull up to the gate of Worthington Hall. As they inch onto the grounds of the ancient estate, a disheveled young woman thrusts her head through […]
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Silent Scream book cover, shows a window into a dorm room with a girl's body on the floorNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #67: Nightmare Hall #1: The Silent Scream by Diane Hoh (Dade on 5 Jun 2017)
Title: Nightmare Hall #1: The Silent Scream Summary: Jess is eager to start college – until she arrives at her off-campus dorm. She can see why everyone calls it Nightmare Hall. Especially when she learns the dark secrets hidden within the house. A girl named Giselle hanged herself there. In Jess’s room.  But was it […]
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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 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 Surfer by Linda CargillPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #41: The Surfer by Linda Cargill (Wing on 5 Sep 2016)
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… […]
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The Snowman by R. L. StinePoint Horror Recaps: Recap #37: The Snowman by R. L. Stine (Wing on 8 Aug 2016)
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. […]
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