trope: He's dead! He's dead! HE'S FUCKING DEAD! ... oh wait he survived

Where the story tries to convince us that there really is a body count, only to later reveal the victim only sustained minor injuries.

cover of Nightmare Hall - The Experiment by Diane Hoh

Recap #124: Nightmare Hall #8: The Experiment by Diane Hoh (Nola Thacker)

Title: Nightmare Hall #8: The Experiment Summary: Professor Maximillian DeLure. Award-winning poet, scientist, and professor at Salem University. Dark, sexy,

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Recap #115: Friday the 13th, Part III 3D

Title: Friday the 13th Part III-3D (Out of eleventy-billion, am I right?) [Wing: Pretty much.] Summary: A carefree summer becomes a

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Recap #112: Nightmare Hall #7: Pretty Please by Diane Hoh

Title: Nightmare Hall #7: Pretty Please by Diane Hoh Summary: Johanna Dunn is strikingly beautiful, just like all her friends.

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cover of Diane Hoh's Scream Team, top cover is brick building with a window cutout that shows a girl in a cheerleading uniform collapsed on the floor

Recap #93: Nightmare Hall #5: The Scream Team by Diane Hoh

Title: The Scream Team by Diane Hoh Summary: Delle has always been a cheerleader. And so she wants more than

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cover image of Friday the 13th Part 2 with font in white on a black background. Red partially covers "Part 2"

Recap #87: Friday the 13th, Part 2!

Title: Friday the 13th Part 2 (I guess we’re not into Roman numerals yet?) [Wing: Well, the cover image I have

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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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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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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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My Secret Admirer by Carol Ellis

Recap #32: My Secret Admirer by Carol Ellis

Dove recaps My Secret Admirer by Carol Ellis with is probably the tropiest of all the Point Horrors, but has a good lead character and a cool setting.

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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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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 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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