trope: Dun-Dun-DUNNNNN!

Cliffhanger endings of chapters for no reason other than to build false tension and piss Dove and Wing the hell off.

The Waitress by Sinclair Smith

Recap #33: The Waitress by Sinclair Smith

Title: The Waitress by Sinclair Smith Summary: The food is great. The service is deadly. Dying for a good meal?

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Help Wanted by Richie Tankersley Cusick

Recap #30: Help Wanted by Richie Tankersley Cusick

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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The Cheerleader by Caroline B. Cooney

Recap #26: The Cheerleader (Vampire Series: Book 1) by Caroline B. Cooney

Dove recaps a Point Horror staple, The Cheerleader (Vampire Series: Book 1) by Caroline B. Cooney, where Althea trades humans for popularity, and it’s kind of awesome.

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Beach Party by R. L. Stine

Recap #21: Beach Party by R.L. Stine

Title: BEACH PARTY by R.L. Stine (Not to be confused with BEACH HOUSE, which we already recapped. Unfortunately.) [Dove: What

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The Mall by Richie Tankersley Cusick

Recap #20: The Mall by Richie Tankersley Cusick

Dove recaps The Mall by Richie Tankersley Cusick, which is literally the best and worst thing Cusick has ever written. This causes Dove to explode with rage. Several times.

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The Witness by R. L. Stine

Recap #19: The Witness by R.L. Stine

Title: The Witness Summary: This summer’s going to be a real killer… Sand, surf sun… Roxie lives for the summer

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April Fools by Richie Tankersley Cusick

Recap #18: April Fools by Richie Tankersley Cusick

Dove recaps April Fools by Richie Tankersley Cusick, wherein we meet the worst characters Cusick has ever dreamed up, Hildy and Frank. And then we pray for their deaths.

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The Window by Carol Ellis

Recap #14: The Window by Carol Ellis

Dove recaps The Window by Carol Ellis, which was awesome back in the 90s, because of the cool location, the big cast, and my low standards. Is it still awesome now, or is it as dull as being forced to sit in a cabin in the mountains alone every day thanks to a broken ankle?

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Arcadia 3: The Pool by T. S. Rue

Recap #11: Arcadia 3: The Pool by T. S. Rue

Dove recaps the very best in the Arcadia series, #3: The Pool by T. S. Rue, where we have irresponsible lifeguards, slack work ethics, surprise returned-from-the-dead characters, and also MOTHERFUCKING PIRANHAS. Yes, you read that right. PIRANHAS. This book is the greatest.

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