THE ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN OF PASADENA

THE ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN OF PASADENA

Goosebumps #38: The Abominable Snowman of Pasadena   Spoiler-Free Review The Abominable Snowman of Pasadena is interesting in that it failed in different ways than I expected. It had some really fun elements and ideas, but the shoddy execution made for a...
THE HEADLESS GHOST

THE HEADLESS GHOST

Goosebumps #37: The Headless Ghost   Spoiler-Free Review I enjoyed the way that The Headless Ghost shook up the tried and true Goosebumps format ever so slightly. Getting the background on Hill House and the Twin Terrors helped define the two main characters...
THE HAUNTERD MASK II

THE HAUNTERD MASK II

Goosebumps #36: The Haunted Mask II   Spoiler-Free Review The Haunted Mask II managed to give a unique spin on its predecessor. It ultimately fell short, but I appreciated that it had its own charm. I like that the original cast of characters is all here but...
A SHOCKER ON SHOCK STREET

A SHOCKER ON SHOCK STREET

Goosebumps #35: A Shocker on Shock Street   Spoiler-Free Review A Shocker on Shock Street was, for the most part, one of the weaker books in the Goosebumps series. It centered on two very irritating main characters, relied on tired horror tropes, and wasted most...
THE BEAST

THE BEAST

The Beast by R.L. Stine   Spoiler-Free Review: I loved this as a kid, and it held up exceptionally well. For a book that was written as a one-off promotion for a roller coaster in Ohio, The Beast is way better than one might expect. I’ve come to think of The...
REVENGE OF THE LAWN GNOMES

REVENGE OF THE LAWN GNOMES

Goosebumps #34: Revenge of the Lawn Gnomes   Spoiler-Free Review I fully expected Revenge of the Lawn Gnomes to be a tired rehash of the Living Dummy books, so I’m happy to report that I was at least partially wrong. The book had strong characters, a fun setup...