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Lissa's Review: The Dead Boyfriend (Fear Street Relaunch #5) by R.L. Stine


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Publisher: A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin

Released: September 27, 2016

Genre: YA, Horror

Length: 288 pages

Format: eBook, Paperback

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Synopsis

R.L. Stine's Fear Street series is back, and in The Dead Boyfriend, he tells the frightening tale of teenage love - and how it can go terribly, murderously wrong. Caitlin has never had a real boyfriend before. When she starts seeing Colin, she throws herself into the relationship with fervor. She ignores her friends who warn her that Colin may be a phony and that she is taking the whole thing too seriously. Caitlin is smitten. She doesn't care if she loses her friends. All she wants is Colin. When Caitlin approaches Colin with another girl, she completely loses it. She snaps. Everything goes red. When she comes back to her senses, she realizes that Colin is dead - and she has killed him. But if Colin is dead, how is he staring at her across a crowded party? Terrifying from the first page to the last, The Dead Boyfriend is a heart-racing young adult novel from the master of teen screams himself

Four (3.5) Boundless Stars

The Dead Boyfriend, is creepy and horrifying. Fear Street hasn't changed.

Caitlyn, telling her story through her Diary. About the horrifying situation, she somehow got herself in. Deena Fear has set her sights on her and her "boyfriend" Blade.

Mr. Stine has not lost his touch. The creepiness factor has gone up, since I originally started reading Fear Street as a kid.

I did enjoy this story. But the turn it made, was weird. I was almost confused about what was really going on. So with that I gave it 3.5 (4) Stars.


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