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High Tide (Fear Street Superchillers) [Kindle Edition]

R.L. Stine
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Adam Malfitan still has nightmares about the night his girlfriend, Mitzi, died. He sees the blood. He sees her in the water. He is a lifeguard, and he can’t save her. He wakes up screaming, but the terror is just beginning.


Product Details

  • File Size: 911 KB
  • Print Length: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Simon Pulse (March 18, 2014)
  • Sold by: Simon and Schuster Digital Sales Inc
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00E6QSXNA
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #290,969 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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2.0 out of 5 stars it isn't very good!! October 3, 1998
By A Customer
Format:Mass Market Paperback
This book HIGH TIDE was not very good and i think it was boring. usually i can't wait to finish a book but this one i don't even want to finish it. I read to the middle and it was one of the worst books i think i've read by him and i have read atleast 70 of his books. it it not scary at all!!
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4.0 out of 5 stars wait till u get to the end...... May 30, 2001
By A Customer
Format:Mass Market Paperback
the book is alrite in the begining but u have to get to the end to finally understand what happened that fateful summer. the ending is pretty interesting and pretty different from all his other novels. so read till u get to the end.......
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4.0 out of 5 stars IT WAS OKAY May 14, 1999
By A Customer
Format:Mass Market Paperback
HIGH TIDE WAS AN OKAY FEAR STREET SUPER CHILLER. A BOY IS A MAIN CHARACTER, SO THAT'S COOL. AND THE KILLER IS A BIG SURPRISE! HIGH TIDE WAS A GOOD BOOK BUT NOT SCARY. MY FAVORITE PART IS THE BEGINNING. THAT WAS AWESOME!
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4.0 out of 5 stars This book was really good, but not great. August 5, 1999
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This book had a really big twist ending at the end. It was really weird. I suggest reading it if you have enough time on your hands.
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More About the Author

Why is Tim Jacobus R.L. Stine's favorite illustrator? Maybe because they've done so many scary books together. Tim did the cover paintings for more than 80 Goosebumps books, as well as the six amazing Amazon books. Recently, the two of them got together and asked the questions they've always wanted to ask each other...

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TIM (the illustrator) asks R.L. STINE (the author):

TIM: When I illustrate, I can "see" the image in my head before I start to draw. Do you "hear" a story when you write?

R.L.: I hear kids when I write. I try to hear the voice of the boy or girl who is telling the story. I visit schools a lot and talk with kids so I can keep up with what they are saying these days and what real kids sound like. Then I try to hear their voices tell the story as I write it.

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TIM: You've written so many books I can't do the math, but I bet you've used millions of words. What's you favorite word?

R.L.: Someone once got in an elevator with a very witty author named Noel Coward and said, "Say something funny." And Coward said, "Kangaroo." Kangaroo has been a favorite word of mine ever since I heard that story. But as a horror writer, I guess my favorite word is SCREAM!

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TIM: Where is the strangest place you have come up with an idea for a story?

R.L.: An empty movie theater. My wife and I went to see a scary movie in a big, old movie house-- and we were the only ones in the theater. It was kind of creepy. Then about halfway through the movie, I turned around and saw that the back row was filled with people sitting straight and still. Suddenly, I thought-- They are zombies! I'm trapped in a dark zombie theater! And that's where the idea for the book Zombie Town came from.

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TIM: If you couldn't write-- and you possessed all skills-- what would you like to do for a living?

R.L.: I drew comic strips from the time I was in 4th grade, and I always dreamed of being a cartoonist. You can imagine my shock when the other kids told me how bad my art was. They were right. I stunk! I got over my extreme disappointment by starting to write. But if I had the skill, I would love to do what you do, Tim.

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R.L. STINE (the author)asks TIM (the illustrator):

R.L.: If you couldn't be an artist what would you like to be?

TIM: I would like to be a "Snowmaker" at one of the big ski resorts, out west, like Mammoth Mountain in California. You work at night when everyone goes home. Set up the snow guns, cover the slopes, and groom them with the Sno-Cat track machine. It's kinda like a snow tank! Then, you get to ski for free! I love that snow!

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R.L.: When we were kids, my brother and I used to go to a horror movie every Saturday. We loved them all. The covers on our six Amazon books look like movie posters to me. Were you also influenced by horror movies? If so, which ones?

TIM: I was a complete "chicken" as a kid. I couldn't sit through any horror movie. The first scary movie I saw was on TV. It isn't really a horror movie. It was the Hunchback of Notre Dame-- the black-and-white version with Charles Laughton. That movie freaked me out! The mutant, Quasimodo, was something that REALLY could exist. Black-and-white movies, black-and-white photos--they all seem more "real" than full color to me.

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R.L.: You have painted so many great covers. I think your scariest Goosebumps cover was for The Barking Ghost. And the black cat on The 13th Warning is really creepy. Do you have a favorite cover? Is it a scary one or a funny one?

TIM: It's hard to pick a favorite. But you gotta love the blue bathroom blobs in Monster Blood IV. That one is a little creepy and WAY funny. For just outright scary, I love the ticket taker in Zombie Town!

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R.L.: What was the weirdest thing someone ever asked you to draw?

TIM: Oh, I have drawn a lot of weird stuff. One time, I had to paint a pimple! You know... acne! It was a medical illustration. Gross. When I first started illustrating, I painted pictures of food. My food illustrations were used in the Sunday newspaper for the local supermarket. I painted every food you can imagine. I can draw a pretty mean potato!

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