‘Goosebumps!’ Author R.L. Stine Talks the Funniest Moments of His Career

‘Goosebumps!’ Author R.L. Stine Talks the Funniest Moments of His Career

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This weekend, Goosebumps! author R.L. Stine spoke to a panel at the annual thriller-writers conference, Thrillerfest, and man, was it thrilling! The world-renowned Young Adult Horror author told-all, starting with where his fame began…   RL Stine at Thrillerfest | Image Via Author   According to Stine, he’d never joined this industry with the idea of being a horror writer for children ages eight-to-twelve in mind:   I wrote joke books…I had no idea that children love being scared!   In fact, it wasn’t until Stine wrote his first creepy novel, Blind Date, and was quickly thrust into the world of praise from his …

5 Books To Read If You Fell For ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’

5 Books To Read If You Fell For ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’

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I recently got super excited for an adaptation that’s coming out this August. My high school self appreciates this story due to my hopeless romantic tendencies of always feeling too much. Do I still get carried away at times? Guilty. But Jenny Han’s YA-romance novel, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, has brought out a little sentimentality in me and I think we all need it.   This novel, and soon-to-be Netflix adaptation premiering on August 17th, follows a sixteen-year-old Lara Jean who has that invisible high school experience. No one really knows her, she lays low, but deep down …

5 Books To Read If You Fell For 'To All the Boys I've Loved Before'

5 Books To Read If You Fell For 'To All the Boys I've Loved Before'

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I recently got super excited for an adaptation that’s coming out this August. My high school self appreciates this story due to my hopeless romantic tendencies of always feeling too much. Do I still get carried away at times? Guilty. But Jenny Han’s YA-romance novel, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, has brought out a little sentimentality in me and I think we all need it.   This novel, and soon-to-be Netflix adaptation premiering on August 17th, follows a sixteen-year-old Lara Jean who has that invisible high school experience. No one really knows her, she lays low, but deep down …

This New Novel Is Set Within the ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ World

This New Novel Is Set Within the ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ World

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Now, if you’re at all like me, then you already know that Buffy the Vampire Slayer is one of the greatest series to ever grace modern television. This layered, genre-bending series about a cheerleader-turned-heroine helped pave the way for a generation of girls who believed that they, themselves, could fight the monsters under the bed; a generation of girls who knew exactly how powerful they were.        ***Buffy Spoilers*** . . . . . . . . . . . .   Even without the very clear feminist foundation, Buffy had such intense, powerful messages hidden beneath the plot lines of monsters, demons, and vampires. …

Ransom Riggs to Release Fourth ‘Peculiar Children’ Book

Ransom Riggs to Release Fourth ‘Peculiar Children’ Book

The overwhelming success of Ransom Riggs’s Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children continues with the release of a fourth book in the spooky series. Capturing reader’s hearts from the very beginning, the newest installment Map of Days is set to be released October 2nd of this year.   Image Via Goodreads     According to EW, Map of Days follows the peculiar world after Jacob Portman managed to save it, returning to Florida and trying to blend in. After finding an underground bunker that once belonged to Portman’s grandfather, he begins to find clues about a possible double life along with …