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.

cover of The Roommate, with a girl standing in front of a window staring in horror at something offscreen

Recap #71: Nightmare Hall #2: The Roommate by Diane Hoh/Nola Thacker

Title: Nightmare Hall #2: The Roommate Summary: Four roommates share a suite in the Quad. Danni is beautiful and perfect,

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Wickedpedia by Chris Van Etten

Recap #63: Wickedpedia by Chris van Etten

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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The Accident by Diane Hoh

Recap #50: The Accident by Diane Hoh

Dove recaps the Point Horror staple, The Accident by Diane Hoh, where a nice girl swaps places with a ghost and, shocker, that turns out to be a Very. Bad. Idea.

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Fatal Secrets by Richie Tankersley Cusick

Recap #48: Fatal Secrets by Richie Tankersley Cusick

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 Stranger by Caroline B. Cooney

Recap #40: The Stranger by Caroline B Cooney

Dove recaps The Stranger by Caroline B Cooney, which turns out to be an unexpected joy. It is basically Twilight, except the Bella character is not an energy-sucking void, and the Edward character is cursed with an *actual curse*, rather than “tragically attractive and awfully good at everything he does”.

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The Stalker by Carol Ellis

Recap #34: The Stalker by Carol Ellis

Dove recaps The Stalker by Carol Ellis, which feels like a paint-by-numbers Point Horror. Bad things happen to a nice girl. Business as usual.

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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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