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Beth and Chrissi’s Points of View on Point Horror: #1 Thirteen Tales of Horror – T.Pines (Editor)

Published October 31, 2014 by bibliobeth

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Happy Halloween everyone! Every so often Chrissi and I will be revisiting Point Horror, a series that we loved as young adults. On each of our blogs, we will post our Points of View on the story. We are starting with Thirteen Tales of Horror, a short story collection on my blog and The Perfume by Caroline B. Cooney on Chrissi’s blog. We hope you enjoy our trip down memory lane…


What’s it all about?:

You don’t really want to read this …do you? The masters of horror are waiting to take you on a terrifying ride, and there are 13 stops.

Meet the new guy in town, very handsome, very sexy, and very deadly.

Dine on sweet and wonderfully inviting confections – they’re good to the last breath.

Learn that some spells can never be broken…

Inside you’ll find the works of 13 masters of horror. Let Christopher Pike, R.L. Stine and the rest of our macabre crew show you the beauty in your worst nightmares – and the terror in your most exquisite dreams….

Beth’s Points of View:

  • My favourite story in this collection has to be Collect Call: The Black Walker Parts I and II which I read over and over again as a teenager.
  • Creepiest read? Probably The House of Horrors. You’ll never look at mannequins the same way again…
  • The authors this book showcases were among the top names writing in the Point Horror genre at that time including one of my favourites R.L. Stine.
  • The strangest story in the collection for me is probably Where The Deer Are by Caroline B. Cooney. I’m still trying to figure that one out!

Chrissi’s Points of View:

  • I like how it’s a collection of Point Horror short stories. You can easily dip in and out of it.
  • Wide range of topics
  • Incredibly dark stories, perfect for Halloween!
  • There’s a story about a doll by Carol Ellis that sticks so vividly in my mind. If you’re scared of dolls DON’T READ IT!

If you’d like to know our Points of View about The Perfume by Caroline B. Cooney, visit Chrissi’s blog HERE.

Would WE recommend it?:

BETH: Probably!


BETH’s Star Rating (out of 5):


CHRISSI’s Star Rating (out of 5):

3 Star Rating Clip Art



WWW Wednesday #51

Published September 3, 2014 by bibliobeth

WWW Wednesdays is hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading. Click on the image to get to her blog!

Welcome to another WWW Wednesday, and thanks as ever to MizB for hosting.

To join in you need to answer 3 questions..

•What are you currently reading?

•What did you recently finish reading?

•What do you think you’ll read next?

Click on the book covers to take you to a link to find out more!

What are you currently reading?:


I’m a big fan of Caitlin Moran and loved her book How To Be A Woman. I was lucky enough to go to a talk she did in London and pick up a signed copy of this. I’m nearly halfway through already because I just can’t put it down.

What did you recently finish reading?:


Ah, a blast from the past! I used to love Point Horror novels when I was a teenager and had literally dozens of them. I read this in preparation for a new feature that will be appearing on my blog, coming soon!

What do you think you’ll read next?:


Next up for me is Daughter, the first book on the Richard and Judy Autumn 2014 reading list here in the UK. My sister and fellow blogger Chrissi Reads has already read it and enjoyed it so I’m looking forward to it!

What are you reading this Wednesday? Please leave your link or comment and I’ll come pay you a visit! Happy Reading Everyone!