Nostalgic Bookshelf

Snarky recaps of nostalgic media, including Making Out, Baywatch, Blyton and Baby-Sitter's Club
[Goosebumps] Goosebumps Live On Stage: Screams in the Night by R. L. Stine
by jude on 31 Mar 2018

Title: Goosebumps Live On Stage – Screams In The Night, a.k.a. “Hello, Slappy!” Author: R.L. Stine (Based on stage play by Rupert Holmes) Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Summary: N/A Initial Thoughts Time for another long lost Goosebumps treasure, though this one’s slightly better known than “Haunted Library” and “Surprise on the 13th Floor.” In the… read more

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[Podcasts] Devil’s Elbow Podcast #13: Funhouse by Diane Hoh
by Wing on 29 Mar 2018

To celebrate 5 Years of Horror at Devil’s Elbow, Wing revisits our very first recap: Funhouse by Diane Hoh

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[Point Horror] Driver’s Dead by Peter Lerangis
by donna on 27 Mar 2018

Title: Driver’s Dead by Peter Lerangis The Author: A rather prolific author, Peter Lerangis has been writing for decades, although if you go to his website the farthest back you’ll find is his The Watchers series. No mention of his Point Horror writing that I can find. Seriously. Not even his Wiki page goes beyond his… read more

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[Mermaid Saga] Mermaid Saga #3-4: The Village of the Fighting Fish by Rumiko Takahashi
by jude on 22 Mar 2018

Title: Mermaid Saga Part 3-4 – The Village of the Fighting Fish Author/Artist: Rumiko Takahashi Initial Thoughts This immediately isn’t one of my favorites stories in the series. While two of the characters are pretty cool, it doesn’t really have the same horror feel as the other tales. The tone and setting comes across similar… read more

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[Dungeons & Dragons] Dungeons & Dragons 2: The Eye of the Beholder
by Raven on 22 Mar 2018

Raven recaps Dngeons & Dragons Episode 2: The Eye of the Beholder. Poor fella must hate chopping onions.

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[The Famous Five] The Famous Five #2: Five Go Adventuring Again by Enid Blyton
by necromommycon on 21 Mar 2018

Necromommycon recaps Five Go Adventuring Again by Enid Blyton. In the second Famous Five book, Julian, Dick, George, Anne, and Timmy the dog return to Kirrin Cottage for the Christmas holidays.

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[American Girls] Molly Book #2: Molly Learns A Lesson – A School Story by Valerie Tripp
by jude on 20 Mar 2018

Title: Molly Learns A Lesson, a.k.a. “A Lesson In Te-Am Work” Author: Valerie Tripp Illustrator: Nick Backes Summary: Molly is determined that the third-grade girls will win her school’s Lend-A-Hand Contest to help the war effort. Instead, they choose an idea that Molly knows will never work out. So she talks two friends into planning… read more

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[Graveyard School] Graveyard School #7: Slime Lake by Tom B. Stone
by jude on 16 Mar 2018

Title: Graveyard School #7 – Slime Lake, a.k.a. “Protect The Environment! Or I’ll FUCKING KILL YOU!” Author: Tom B. Stone, a.k.a. Nola Thacker, a.k.a. D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: U.S. – Cam DeLeon, U.K. – ??? [Wing: That UK cover is something else!] Tagline: “You’ve Been Slimed!” (U.K. Version) Summary: Don’t Go In The Water! Marc… read more

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[Sweet Valley] Sweet Valley Twins Podcast Episode 23: Elizabeth’s First Kiss
by Raven on 16 Mar 2018

Wing, Raven and Dove talk about Sweet Valley Twins 43: Elizabeth’s First Kiss. They also discuss Bleak Valley and how the book ties into this theory.

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[The Last Vampire] The Last Vampire #3: Red Dice by Christopher Pike
by Wing on 15 Mar 2018

Title: The Last Vampire #3: Red Dice by Christopher Pike Summary: Alisa and her former FBI partner, Joel, learn of a government plan to capture them in order to steal and analyze their vampire blood for the purpose of duplicating it, and when Joel is caught, Alisa risks her life to free him. Tagline: This time the… read more

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