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Goosebumps #41 – “Bad Hare Day”

Well, well, well… Didn’t think I’d be seeing you again. I’m happy to say that I’m going to be doing my damndest to get back to doing regular recaps. The last few months have been a little nutty– Whoever wants

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The Baby-Sitters Club #1 – “Kristy’s Big Idea”

via Scholastic Blog Here we are, right back to where it all began. I must say that this one is pretty well-written, I’d guess because Ann M. hadn’t yet turned to ghosties. In addition to zany baby-sitting stories, we’ve also

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Goosebumps #16 – “One Day at HorrorLand”

I know the cover says that HorrorLand is “where nightmares come to life,” but honestly most of the rides in this amusement park sounded pretty fun to me, but I’m a big fan of scary movies and haunted houses, so

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The Baby-Sitters Club #50 – “Dawn’s Big Date”

Is it just me, or does Dawn’s date look like every damn YA boy from the 90s? He’s a poor woman’s “Dark Dragon” kid, that’s for sure. I guess the teased-up bowl haircut was pretty popular at that time. Meanwhile,

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The Baby-Sitters Club – “Jessi and the Mystery of the Stolen Secrets”

The opening montage consists of the BSC coaching the kids as they play a nice little game of baseball. I guess that the BSC has this cute Little League-type setup with their regular kids, complete with matching uniforms and monogrammed

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Goosebumps #9 – “Welcome to Camp Nightmare”

Pic via Wikipedia… no kidding, this book has a Wiki page. I never got a chance to go to sleep-away camp as a child. Don’t get me wrong, I would have cut a bitch just to get a chance to

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Goosebumps #42 – “Egg Monsters from Mars”

Sometimes it just be all like… damn. While I’ll be the first to admit that the Goosebumps franchise is not known for it’s stellar writing, this book seriously sucked a big donkey. I’m not going to lie–my expectations were really

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