trope: He's the killer! He's the killer! He's … my LOVAH!

The protagonist has spent 200 pages convinced he’s the bad guy, but now we’ve found the real killer, they’re going to start a relationship. Uh-huh.

cover of Nightmare Hall 17 Last Breath by Diane Hoh

Recap #269: Nightmare Hall #17: Last Breath by Diane Hoh

Title: Nightmare Hall #17: Last Breath by Diane Hoh  Summary: Finding her seemingly perfect life haunted by a series of

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The Rich Girl Cover by Bill Schmidt

Recap #261: Fear Street #44: The Rich Girl by R.L. Stine

Title: Fear Street #44 – The Rich Girl, a.k.a. “Capitalism Stinks!” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Bill Schmidt Tagline: Would

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GHOUL evening, boils and goops

Recap #226: Short And Shivery by Robert D. San Souci – Part 3

Title: Short & Shivery a.k.a. “The Wide World of Horror” Author/Editor/Reteller: Robert D. San Souci Illustrator: Katherine Coville Summary: Everyone

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GHOUL evening, boils and goops

Recap #217: Short And Shivery by Robert D. San Souci – Part 2

Title: Short & Shivery a.k.a. “The Wide World of Horror” Author/Editor/Reteller: Robert D. San Souci Illustrator: Katherine Coville Summary: Everyone

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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 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 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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Teacher's Pet by Richie Tankersley Cusick

Recap #17: Teacher’s Pet by Richie Tankersley Cusick

Dove recaps the garbled mess that is Teacher’s Pet by Richie Tankersley Cusick. It may suck, but at least it has a cat in it.

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The Lifeguard by Richie Tankersley Cusick

Recap #9: The Lifeguard by Richie Tankersley Cusick

Dove recaps The Lifeguard by Richie Tankersley Cusick, a book so painfully obvious, it practically announces the killer on the first page. But, you know, red herrings, hot cheerful boys, intense quiet boys, and people who run away to privately owned islands. Your standard baffling Cusick fare.

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