NIGHT OF THE LIVING DUMMY II

NIGHT OF THE LIVING DUMMY II

Goosebumps #31: Night of the Living Dummy   Spoiler-Free Review Night of the Living Dummy II is a huge improvement on the original book, which is fondly remembered by many as being better than it actually is. This isn’t quite the Terminator 2 or Empire Strikes...
IT CAME FROM BENEATH THE SINK

IT CAME FROM BENEATH THE SINK

Goosebumps #30: It Came From Beneath the Sink   Spoiler-Free Review It Came From Beneath the Sink has a great title, a solid concept, and a unique monster. Unfortunately, it never managed to raise the stakes high enough for any of that to really matter. The...
MONSTER BLOOD III

MONSTER BLOOD III

Goosebumps #29: Monster Blood III   Spoiler-Free Review Monster Blood III is the sort of sequel you get when you start with a shoddy concept and then stretch it beyond any reasonable length. The Monster Blood books boast more sequels than any other in the...
THE CUCKOO CLOCK OF DOOM

THE CUCKOO CLOCK OF DOOM

Goosebumps #28: The Cuckoo Clock of Doom   Spoiler-Free Review The Cuckoo Clock of Doom holds the distinction of being one of the sillier Goosebumps books, and yet it pulls off one of the darkest endings in the series that I’ve read so far. I was reminded of...
A NIGHT IN TERROR TOWER

A NIGHT IN TERROR TOWER

Goosebumps #27: A Night in Terror Tower   Spoiler-Free Review This was the first Goosebumps book I read as a kid. I distinctly remember getting it for Christmas in 1994 and starting it that night. I loved it then, and I’m really happy to say that fro the most...
MY HAIRIEST ADVENTURE

MY HAIRIEST ADVENTURE

Goosebumps #26: My Hairiest Adventure   Spoiler-Free Review My Hairiest Adventure was a mess of ideas that never really added up to a coherent story. I did appreciate the humor in it. The band practice scenes were funny and very believable. Dr. Murkin’s name...