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Goosebumps: The Haunted Mask - R.L. Stine (book review)



The Haunted Mask by R.L. Stine is the forth book in the Goosebumps series. This book will not only leave you scared but also make you laugh and not want to put the book down! Not only that but the way the book ends will make you come back begging for more!

This book is about a girl who gets scared very easily and as a result people take advantage of this and make her a laughing stock including her friends, however she gets tired of this and decides to take matters into her own hands and gets the scariest mask she can find. However, when the mask starts to take over what will happen to her and will she ever get back to normal?

Personally The Haunted Mask is one of my favourite Goosebumps books and even though I am now an adult leaves me scared and makes me laugh. I think this is a great thing for a children's book as it shows that R.L. Stine has a talent for writing horror books for children. I feel that the main character in this book is also very relatable with her friends taking advantage of her weakness and teaches children to stand up for themselves however people still love you even if you don't feel like they do.

I would highly recommend this to children who are looking for a little horror to read and a book that is very easy to read as well. Also I would recommend this to those who love horror books and want to go back to their childhood as these are books that will never grow old.

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