Bad Dreams (Fear Street Series #22)

Bad Dreams (Fear Street Series #22)

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Overview

Every night Maggie has the same horrible dream. Every night she is forced to watch the same murder. And every night the girl in her dream cries out for help. Maggie is afraid to go to sleep again, but when the terrifying dream starts to come true, staying awake is the real nightmare.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780671785697
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Publication date: 03/01/1994
Series: Fear Street Series , #22
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 481,416
Product dimensions: 4.18(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

R.L. Stine invented the teen horror genre with Fear Street, the bestselling teen horror series of all time. He also changed the face of children’s publishing with the mega-successful Goosebumps series, which Guinness World Records cites as the Bestselling Children’s Books ever, and went on to become a worldwide multimedia phenomenon. He lives in New York City with his wife, Jane, and their dog, Nadine.

Hometown:

New York, New York

Date of Birth:

October 8, 1943

Place of Birth:

Columbus, Ohio

Education:

B.A., Ohio State University, 1965

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Bad Dreams 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 42 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Bad Dreams was great!The story is about this girl,Maggie Travers.Her family move in to this old house on Fear Street,there Maggie finds this pink canopy bed.What she doesn't know is that a girl was MURDERED in it.And Maggie goes up to the attic and finds the dead girl's sister in it.'Melinda was mean so I got rid of her.Now I'm getting rid of Maggie for you,Andrea.You're right,Maggie is mean.'(You'll have to find out who Melinda's murder was by reading it.)*(Andrea is Maggie's sister.)*(And Melinda is the girl who was murdered in the pink canopy bed.)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is GREAT!! It will give you the chills!! This is definately one of my favorites!!;))
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Jus finished reading the sample and it it sounds interesting i might buy it. I def reccomend the book to ppl who like mysteries! :-)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Yo 2000!thanks for ruining the story plot.urrrrrrrrgggg!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is about a girl named Maggie Travers. When Maggie moves into a old house on Fear Street she claims the room with the canopy bed. Little does she know a dead girl was murdered in the bed. Soon Maggie starts to have nightmares about the girl's murder. But what are these frightning dreams trying to tell her?
Guest More than 1 year ago
Maggie and Andrea Travers have to move to a new house on Fear Street shortly after their father's death. In the room Maggie walks into, there is gorgeous canopy bed in it. She claims the room right away. But Andrea wants the room and Maggie still gets it. Andrea thinks her sister gets everything she wants. In Maggie's first night in the bed she has a terrible nightmare. She has it every night and a couple of days later, she meets her neighbor, Mr.Avery. When she is in his house for tea, his wife and him tell Maggie that a girl was murdered in her bed!Is she having the dreams to be warned about something? But if she is why are the dreams comeing true? Read Bad Dreams to find out!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
this book is a book about death and horrible things start to happen with the two sisters and the bed that is haunted
Guest More than 1 year ago
this book is too cool i love this book cause it is about a bed and the sisters fight over it thats was sad that the youngest got in last place. that way i rate 5stars.
t1bnotown on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Maggie keeps dreaming about a girl and then she starts seeing the ghost of this girl (who turns out to not be the girl's ghost but her living sister). I didn't guess the ending of the book until very close to the end, so it gets definite points for that. I also thought that the concept was good, and I liked that it actually involved the supernatural (unlike, for example, The Fire Game).
ElenaEstrada on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This scary story is appropriate for a middle school student that loves suspense. Since it is a horror story, the plot captures the reader and makes him wonder, "What is next?" Reluctant readers may find they actually keep reading to the end of the story since it is suspenseful. The main character, Maggie, is grieving the loss of her father and the family is forced to sell their suburban home and move into a spooky looking old house on Fear Street. The terrifying nightmares, of a teenage girl being stabbed to death, begin the first night when Maggie sleeps in an old fashion four poster canopy bed left there by the previous owners. By speaking with her neighbors, Maggie discovers that her reoccurring nightmare of the teenage murder actually happened on the beautiful bed she has been sleeping on. Soon, the awful accidents begin in her waking hours and her life is unpredictable and she begins to wonder if she is crazy. Although the author does describe horrible events, it is not done in a gory detailed way. Furthermore, the events are spaced out throughout the book so that the frightening scenes are not overwhelming.
cassiusclay on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
personal response:Fear Street was where I left R.L. Stine 16 years ago. For this reason I decided to read this first. This was just as I remembered these to be. There is tension in the right places, a limited selection of characters combined with a close knit plot, and a nice mystery that spans throughout though the mystery isn¿t one that is presented to be solved. Grades 6 - 12curricular connections:
nm.fall07.jm on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
It was good I really liked this book outta all of his.The book was about how this girl would be having dreams and things that she dreamed would be coming true
JulieQ on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This book was pretty good.The Travers family has had a rough time lately. With a death in the family they seems to be on edge with each other all the time. Maggie & Andrea can not seem to get along for the sake of the remaining parent. Moving into a ramshackle new house on fear street doesn't help. Things go from bad to worse when the nice surprise awaiting Maggie in her new room turns out to be her worst nightmare, literally. Who can she turn to when her nightmares begin to come true and everyone thinks she is crazy?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is one of the very first books i read it is amazing i love it so much it is my fav of his books i recomand it to all if u like scary books read this one its awesome it has twists
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Those who give it less than 5 stars are utterly stupid. "I got confused". What the heck? Are you 3? OMG!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
THIS BOOK I ABOUT TWO SIBBLINGS WHO R ALWAYS FIGHTING. PEOPLE ARE JUST LIKE THAT.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I've read this book like eight times and it geys better everytime. I love the fearstreet series anyway, but the books keep geting more exciting and more suspenseful. Love it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Does anybody want to roleplay with me? It doesnt matter about what but anybody want to? If you do just tell me through review with the headline I WILL ROLEPLAY VIVIAN.
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Amber Collier More than 1 year ago
This was my very first fear street book that i ever read and it got me hooked on reading the other fear street book.its not scary its ore of a thriller but it's still very good
Shaylee Wolf More than 1 year ago
This book is one of R.l.Stines best book.
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Autumn Stennett More than 1 year ago
one of the best books hes ever written it is a thriller that will keep you guessing ever minute