Title: The Girlfriend
Author: RL Stine
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Original Publication Year: 1991
Format: Mass Market Paperback, 165 pages
List Price: $3.99US
Character(s): Scotty Singleton
What I liked: The 'cozy memory' feeling this book gave me. I read this when I was a teenager. I loved RL Stine's books and read them constantly. Things have changed a lot since then but I still got a chill at certain points in this story.
What I didn't like: Honestly, I found the characters to be a little flat, even Scotty. It wasn't so bad that I was bored or even disinterested. It was just very, very different from what I'm used to or how I remember this book. Of course, if I'm totally honest, I have to admit that I always did enjoy the Fear Street books far more than the “stand-alones” that Mr Stine wrote.
Overall: 3.8 stars. This will be added to the books I'm saving for my daughter. (She's 5 now.)
Note: The book I read is an older printing. The one currently available has a different cover, is 176 pages with a list price of $6.99US.