THE BABYSITTER

THE BABYSITTER

The Babysitter by R.L. Stine Spoiler-Free Review: The Babysitter remains one of R.L. Stine’s most notorious books outside of his Goosebumps and Fear Street titles, and rightly so. Jenny was a relatable and endearing protagonist. Stine did an excellent job with the...
FALL INTO DARKNESS

FALL INTO DARKNESS

Fall Into Darkness by Christopher Pike   Spoiler-Free Review: Christopher Pike is great at twisted plots, and Fall Into Darkness more than delivers on that front. It kept me guessing until about halfway through. I was indifferent to the courtroom drama and creepy...
FLIGHT 116 IS DOWN

FLIGHT 116 IS DOWN

Flight 116 is Down by Caroline B. Cooney   Spoiler-Free Review I became slightly obsessed with plane crashes last year after the whole Boeing scandal. So when I found out that Caroline B. Cooney wrote a teen horror/thriller novel in the 90s that centered around a...
WHISPER OF DEATH

WHISPER OF DEATH

Whisper of Death by Christopher Pike   Spoiler-Free Review This was a twisted one, even by Christopher Pike’s standards. Overall, I liked it more than I didn’t. It was a good use of real-life trauma as a means of framing a horror story. There were some...
THE ACCIDENT

THE ACCIDENT

The Accident by Diane Hoh   Spoiler-Free Review I wanted to add some diversity to my pulp horror nostalgia reading, and it just so happens that most of the Point Horror writers were women. I can’t let R. L. Stine and Christopher Pike have all of the glory....
MONSTER

MONSTER

Monster by Christopher Pike   Spoiler-Free Review This book was seriously fucked up in the best way possible. Monster wasted no time getting started and maintained a breakneck speed the entire story. I was initially curious about reading it with the present-day...