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Post by Lil Reads » 28 Aug 2018, 01:51

I'm probably in the minority, because I read only one Goosebumps book ever. It was a class read in elementary school - #26 My Hairiest Adventure. I wrote in-depth about that particular book in another thread, but I would like to emphasize it was the implications about what the adults were doing (some very ethically questionable experiments) that got to me. I was still fairly sheltered at the time and used to reading older books or classics so the idea that the events of this modern book were set in place just like where my classmates lived? I was creeped out at the implications of what parents could or would do afterwards.

It does mean he is more skilled than other people might believe. So kudos to Mr. Stine.
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Post by Stacey Bloom » 19 Sep 2018, 18:07

I remember I read all the goosebumps books in the school library. He was my dream.

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Post by Harley-Panda » 20 Sep 2018, 03:40

I used to love the Goosebumps books whilst I was at school! I believe there was also a Goosebumps TV show in the UK a few years ago, but I didn't watch it regularly.
Also, R.L. Stine also wrote some books in the Point Horror series which is for older readers which were really good, definitely would recommend them
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Post by Swat3737 » 20 Jan 2019, 19:40

I loved RL Stine’s horror books when I was in middle school, they were so creepy and quick! But I never got into the Goosebumps series. I definiteky think he’s a great author for young adults
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Post by decafmama » 01 Feb 2019, 09:58

He was my FAVORITE author as a kid! I even kept some of my favorite books of his to share with my own kiddos as they get older. Along with R.L. Stine, Christopher Pike was another horror Young Adult author I was obsessed with.

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Post by mamilla93 » 25 Feb 2019, 02:03

Never read the books. But used to watch the TV show when I was in school and was the scariest thing at that time.

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Post by Joe Hadithi » 25 Feb 2019, 19:07

Haha, love how everyone loved the Goosebumps. In boarding school, having one gave you kingly powers as people begged to be in line to read it.

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Post by Salma M » 11 Mar 2019, 03:19

R.L. Stine is one of my favourite authors.The first novel that i read when i was young was Goosebumps which brought out my love of novels thanks to R.L. Stine.

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Post by ShannonHBC » 24 Mar 2019, 13:40

Goosebumps was definitely one of my favorite book series when I was in elementary school. To be honest I never thought they were all that great though, just fun to read, but a bit too childish for even an 11-year-old. Or that's what I used to think at least.

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Post by flaming_quills » 21 Apr 2019, 06:58

My brother really loved the Goosebumps books and he talked about them so much that I began to feel like I'd read them myself.

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Post by Dragonsend » 21 Apr 2019, 19:20

I got hooked on the TV program s and then on the books!
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Post by Alexking5157 » 04 Jun 2019, 11:09

I think R.L. Stine's books are fantastic for young kids! Their like horror books especially for a mind of a child and when I reasonably them as a child, I could never stop gripping onto it because it always interests you into reading more. Its a fabulous book series and should be read by all young kids!

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Post by Jlprince26 » 06 Jun 2019, 08:05

I absolutely LOVED R.L.Stine when I was younger. I haven't read a good Goosebumps book in years. I do recommend them to my children, at least the ones that will read. I have some that will read, some that won't and some that are just a bit beyond R.L.Stine. I do wish they would read his books though, they just don't know what they are missing. Of course they did go see the movie, but nope that will NEVER compare to the books!
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Post by Jezebelle84 » 03 Jul 2019, 16:44

I didn't read any of the Goosebumps books but I did read his Fear Street books. Those books were among my favorites in Junior High. Now that I think about it, what happened to all those books of his I had?

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Post by eastandalchemy » 14 Jul 2019, 06:53

decafmama wrote:
01 Feb 2019, 09:58
He was my FAVORITE author as a kid! I even kept some of my favorite books of his to share with my own kiddos as they get older. Along with R.L. Stine, Christopher Pike was another horror Young Adult author I was obsessed with.
R.L. Stine was the best! My parents were so excited that I liked reading and were always buying me these books. I eventually donated several boxes of my collection to a used bookstore. I moved on to Christopher Pike when I was older, she's another of my favorite authors from the teen years. Ever read her book, Witch?

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