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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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Spellbound by Christopher PikeOther Recaps: Recap #196: Spellbound by Christopher Pike (Wing on 15 Nov 2018)
Title: Spellbound by Christopher Pike Summary: No one knew how the girl had died. They found Karen Holly in the mountain stream, her skull crushed. There was only one witness to the tragedy, Karen’s boyfriend, Jason Whitfield. He said a grizzly had killed her. But a lot of people didn’t believe him. They thought Jason […]
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Other Recaps: Recap #192: Confessions of a Teenage Vampire: Zombie Saturday Night by West and Ellis (Jude Deluca on 6 Nov 2018)
Title: Confessions of a Teenage Vampire – Zombie Saturday Night Writer: Terry M. West Penciller: Steven A. Ellis Inkers: Richard Perrota and Ravil Lopez Letterer: Fred Van Lente Colorists: Kent Marquart, Ryan Dunlavey, Leon Allen, Michelle Wulfson Cover Art: Steve Ellis and Stew Noack Editor: Bonnie Bader Summary: My life has really changed since I […]
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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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Witch by Christopher PikeOther Recaps: Recap #184: Witch by Christopher Pike (Donna on 27 Sep 2018)
The Author: Christopher Pike is a prolific writer of teen horror-ish novels, with a few sprinkled in there for adults. He is the literary horror to RL Stine’s gore porn/B-movie-type novels. But that’s putting him a bit high up there, isn’t it? Sometimes he overwrites, sometimes his stories are just outright ridiculous. But there’s no […]
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After the Hole by Guy BurtOther Recaps: Recap #182: After the Hole by Guy Burt (Dove on 22 Sep 2018)
Dove recaps After the Hole by Guy Burt, and after fifteen years still isn't really sure what happened down there
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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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Other Recaps: Recap #108: The Forbidden Game #3: The Kill by LJ Smith (Donna on 22 Nov 2017)
The Author: L.J. Smith, who finally ditched the ridiculous descriptions and probably realized what she did with Dee in the last book was a bit much so she toned it down a ton in THE KILL. The othering is still there, but it’s minimal in comparison. [Wing: Third time’s the charm, I guess.] The Blurb: It […]
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Point Horror Recaps: Recap #98: The Forbidden Game #2: The Chase by LJ Smith (Donna on 23 Oct 2017)
The Author: Who uses really oddball descriptions of things, repeatedly. Seriously. What the hell are spaniel eyes? Maybe? I don’t know. But one character, Michael, always has some kind of spaniel eyes going on. And Audrey with her spiky lashes and bangs. The same thing. All the time. And who others the crap out of […]
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A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)Nightmare on Elm Street movies: Recap #95: A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) (Dove on 13 Oct 2017)
Dove recaps her most beloved horror movie, A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984). It's a love fest. From beginning to end.
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Point Horror Recaps: Recap #90: The Forbidden Game #1: The Hunter by LJ Smith (Donna on 23 Sep 2017)
The Author: LJ Smith was never part of my reading repertoire when I was younger. In fact I never even read The Vampire Diaries until earlier this year and it was only the very first book (the original, not the re-releases). That kind of drama never interested me and still doesn’t. I’ve always known who […]
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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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Identity Theft by Anna DaviesPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #64: Identity Theft by Anna Davies (Wing on 24 Apr 2017)
Title: Identity Theft by Anna Davies Summary: Hayley is going to have the best year ever. After years of careful planning, she’s ready to serve as student council president AND editor-in-chief of the newspaper. Ivy League, here she comes! However, just before student council elections, someone creates a fake facebook profile for Hayley and starts posting […]
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Wickedpedia by Chris Van EttenPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #63: Wickedpedia by Chris van Etten (Dove on 10 Apr 2017)
Dove recaps Wickedpedia by Chris van Etten, one of the new Point Horrors, that address the injustice of the lack of diversity of leads in PH: we need MOAR WHITE MALES. And that's probably the least shitty thing about this book. Brace yourself.
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Fatal Secrets by Richie Tankersley CusickPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #48: Fatal Secrets by Richie Tankersley Cusick (Dove on 7 Nov 2016)
Dove recaps Fatal Secrets by Richie Tankersley Cusick, the love child of Cusick's meandering dirge and Michael Bay's assumption that explosions will fix everything.
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The Dead Game by A BatesPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #42: The Dead Game by A Bates (Dove on 12 Sep 2016)
Dove recaps The Dead Game by A Bates, wherein an awfully boring game escalates to... well, Point Horror wackiness, as usual.
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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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