Top 10 Scariest Goosebumps Books | Arapahoe LibrariesIn that far flung time known as the s, long before folks such as J. Rowling and Stephanie Meyer were captivating the youth of America, no author was getting kids more into reading than R. The so-called "Stephen King of children's literature" is one of the best-selling authors of recent years over million copies sold worldwide and none have proven more durable sellers than Goosebumps. In the mid 90s, at the height of his popularity, kids would wait with bated breath every month for a new tale of terror under the trademark dripping logo to appear on their local bookstore's shelves. And its popularity has proven endearing, especially given that Stine recently relaunched the series a couple years ago under the Goosebumps:Horrorland title. Yet how do they stock up today?
Ranking: R.L. Stine’s Original Goosebumps Books from Worst to Best
Does Jack Black's new movie understand exactly how traumatising an experience it was to read 'Monster Blood'? Sure, the '90s are long gone. It opens a vortex of nostalgia through which audiences fall head first into sweet reminiscences of the sleepless nights spent revisiting the traumas of R. Stine's literary catalogue. Born Robert Lawrence Stine, the children's author has created a legacy of terror in the fun sense so exhaustive, so widely-enjoyed, that many have come to label him the "Stephen King of children's literature".
This weekend, R. Stine's spookiest, scariest characters from his famous Goosebumps books will come to life on the big screen—and we're over here with our fingers crossed that the following monsters, zombies, and ghosts are not included in the horror flick. These 10 books from Stine's long-running series feature some of his creepiest creations and terrifying tales—read on if you dare also, spoilers! The Creep Factor: The first R. Stine masterpiece lived up to its title, and sent chills down our spines with the story of the Benson family and their new home in Dark Falls. Come to find out, everyone in their new town is a zombie—and that every year they require new blood.
All 62 original Goosebumps books ranked from best to worst
By the time the original run of the series in December , the 62 volumes had become bestsellers and even spawned a television series based on the early installments. My collection of Goosebumps books started in May when they were released in my area. I read the first dozen or so. Those books stayed in storage until one day after I had graduated college when I found box of 24 more Goosebumps on the sidewalk in New York City. When possible, spoilers are avoided.
This feature originally ran in October, We resurrect it as Halloween creeps closer and the Goosebumps sequel hits theaters. Rank and File finds us sorting through an exhaustive, comprehensive body of work or collection of pop-culture artifacts. This time, our spines tingle as we revisit R. Little could we have known when the 10 of us gathered together to rank R.