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Weekend at Poison Lake Cover by Craig WhiteGoosebumps Recaps: Recap #225: Give Yourself Goosebumps Special Edition #8: Weekend at Poison Lake by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 13 Jun 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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Witching Hour #1 CoverOther Recaps: Recap #219: The Witching Hour #1 (Jude Deluca on 2 May 2019)
Jude recaps The Witching Hour 1.
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Na-na-na-na BATMANGoosebumps Recaps: Recap #205: Give Yourself Goosebumps #3: Trapped in Bat Wing Hall by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 8 Jan 2019)
Jude recaps Give Yourself Goosebumps 3: Trapped in Bat Wing Hall by R.L. Stine and it's two stories for the price of one. Two delightful, kind of charming stories. Good job, Stine.
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GYG Special Edition #4 CoverGoosebumps Recaps: Recap #191: Give Yourself Goosebumps Special Edition #4: One Night In Payne House by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 31 Oct 2018)
Title: Give Yourself Goosebumps Special Edition #4 – One Night In Payne House Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Craig White Tagline: There’s Only One Way Out! Summary: Talk About Being In The Doghouse! It’s Halloween. And you’ve just taken the Ultimate Challenge. You’ve entered the town’s most horrifying haunted house – Payne House. So ready […]
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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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Books of Blood 1: The Principal by M. C. SumnerNightmares Recaps: Recap #56: Books of Blood 1: The Principal by M. C. Sumner (Dove on 16 Jan 2017)
Dove recaps Books of Blood 1: The Principal by M. C. Sumner where Talli is going to save the world from vampires. And it's as cool as it sounds.
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Followers by Anna DaviesPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #51: Followers by Anna Davies (Wing on 28 Nov 2016)
Title: Followers by Anna Davies Summary: To tweet or not to tweet . . . what a deadly question. When Briana loses out on a starring role in the school’s production of Hamlet, she reluctantly agrees to be the drama department’s “social media director” and starts tweeting half-hearted updates. She barely has any followers, so […]
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Halloween Night I by R. L. StinePoint Horror Recaps: Recap #47: Halloween Night by R. L. Stine (Wing on 31 Oct 2016)
Title: Halloween Night by R. L. Stine Summary: Brenda hates her cousin, Halley, and she’s not the only one. Halley shouldn’t go around stealing other people boyfriends, it could get her into trouble. Big trouble… Brenda is determined to have her revenge – the perfect finale to her Halloween party She’s going to stop Halley’s […]
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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 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 Return of the Vampire by Caroline B. CooneyPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #36: Return of the Vampire (Vampire Series: Book 2) by Caroline B. Cooney (Dove on 1 Aug 2016)
Dove recaps Return of the Vampire (Vampire Series: Book 2) by Caroline B. Cooney, where Devnee trades humans not for popularity like Althea, but for beauty. It goes about as well as can be expected.
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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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