NIGHT OF THE LIVING DUMMY

NIGHT OF THE LIVING DUMMY

Fits of Nostalgia: Goosebumps #7   Spoiler-Free Review Night of the Living Dummy is one of the best-remembered and most iconic books of the Goosebumps series. It does not live up to its hype. The twin protagonists of the story are straight-up awful. It might have been...
LET’S GET INVISIBLE

LET’S GET INVISIBLE

Fits of Nostalgia: Goosebumps #6 Spoiler-Free Review My favorite Goosebumps books were the ones with really unsettling endings. Those were the ones that kept me thinking long after the book was finished. I don’t remember ever reading this one as a kid, but the ending...
CURSE OF THE MUMMY’S TOMB

CURSE OF THE MUMMY’S TOMB

Fits of Nostalgia: Goosebumps #5   Spoiler-Free Review This is my favorite one so far, which was unexpected. It’s fun, and it has a lot of legit scare factors – especially when you consider the target audience. It’s not the most original concept, and the setting...
SAY CHEESE AND DIE

SAY CHEESE AND DIE

Fits of Nostalgia: Goosebumps #4   Spoiler-Free Review This was one of the of the most iconic covers and titles of the series. It had a fun and original concept as well. I thought Greg and his friends were believably bored kids in the suburbs, and that the plot built...
MONSTER BLOOD

MONSTER BLOOD

Fits of Nostalgia: Goosebumps #3   Spoiler-Free Review Evan and Andy made for the most interesting characters in the series so far, as did Evan’s mysterious Aunt Dorothy. Unfortunately they were not enough to save this book from its mess of a plot. For starters, green...
STAY OUT OF THE BASEMENT

STAY OUT OF THE BASEMENT

Fits of Nostalgia: Goosebumps #2   Spoiler-Free Review I really enjoyed the concept of this one, though it was a little more sci fi than horror. The biggest weaknesses were the characters and the plotting. First, Margaret and Casey are incredibly boring. It felt like...