Slappy the Dummy, probably one of the most famous characters to ever come out of the Goosebumps series. If you were a Goosebumps fan in the 90s you probably owned something with his face on it, and since then he has spawned several sequel books to Night of the Living Dummy. I decided to take… Continue reading Goosebumps: Night of the Living Dummy by RL Stine
"Jodie usually loves to spend time at her grandparents' farm. But this summer things seem all wrong. Her grandparents look worn out. The crops are doing badly. And worst of all, she's sharing the fields with twelve evil-looking scarecrows. Scarecrows that seem to be coming alive..." This is one of the Goosebumps stories that I… Continue reading ReReading Goosebumps: Scarecrow Walks at Midnight
Happy New Year! And, to the pile of new followers I somehow got during the Christmas break when I wasn't blogging, welcome. A new year means new targets for the year, bookish resolutions and lots of general reflections on the past blogging year so here are my bookish resolutions for 2018. Read 105 Books I… Continue reading 2018 Reading Goals and Blogging Resolutions
"Face to Face with a Nightmare... How ugly is Carly Beth's Halloween mask? It's so ugly that it almost scared her little brother to death. So terrifying that even her friends are totally freaked out by it. It's the best Halloween mask ever. It's everything Carly Beth hoped it would be. And more. Maybe too… Continue reading ReReading Goosebumps: The Haunted Mask
"While staying with his weird great-aunt Kathryn, Evan visits a funky old toy store and buys a dusty can of monster blood, It's fun to play with at first. And Evan's dog, Trigger, likes it so much, he eats some! But then Evan notices something weird about the green slimy stuff it seems to be… Continue reading ReReading Goosebumps: Monster Blood
"Greg thinks there is something wrong with the old camera he found. The photos keep turning out . . . different. When Greg takes a picture of his father's brand-new car, it's wrecked in the photo. And then his dad crashes the car. It's like the camera can tell the future--or worse. Maybe it makes… Continue reading ReReading Goosebumps: Say Cheese and Die!
To kick off my reread of the Goosebumps series I decided to start at the very beginning with Welcome to Dead House. I can't guarantee that I will be reading these books in order but the very first Goosebumps book seemed like a perfect beginning. These books are easy to sum up but I can't do better… Continue reading Rereading Goosebumps: Welcome to Dead House
Reader beware, you're in for some nostalgia. I went shopping yesterday in one of my usual secondhand bookshops for a copy of Salems Lot for my Stephen King blog series and stumbled upon a stack of old Goosebumps books. I don't know about you but R.L Stine books made up a lot of my childhood.… Continue reading Are We In For a Scare…? (Goosebumps Revisited)