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The Headless Ghost (Goosebumps #37)

3.64 of 5 stars 3.64  ·  rating details  ·  3,247 ratings  ·  97 reviews

Everyone knows about Hill House. It's the biggest tourist attraction in town. That's because it's haunted. Haunted by the ghost of a thirteen-year-old boy. A boy with no head!

Duane and Stephanie love Hill House. It's dark. And creepy. And totally scary.

Still, they've never actually seen the ghost. Until the night they decide to go on a searc
Paperback, 113 pages
Published 1995 by Scholastic
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Ahhh, the Goosebump days. I would borrow so many of these from the library they seriously considered extending my limit of books checked out at one time. R.L. Stine you were a reprieve from a harsh and dreary childhood in which my mind wandered far away from the troubles of the day. I stole books into my bed and read far into the night by the faintest of lights. I might have better eyesight were it not for you; however, I regret not one page or line.
Goosebumps. This is the series that kept me reading through my childhood. More than any other series, Goosebumps kept me interested in reading, and R.L. Stein is a wonderful children's writer. I applaud his efforts, and can't express enough my gratitude for the series.
David Santos
This book was kinda lame. Written well, but not at all that exciting. I must say this book may be too gruesome for children. There are "stories" that are told about the old house that are too gross for children. I can understand why some schools never carried the entire Goosebumps collection. Anyways we have two kids getting a tour of a house with many sick death stories...not very exciting. Then they look for some ghosts and stuff happens. Nothing too exciting that, nothing really suspenseful. ...more
Isabel Orama
The book that I read today was mostly about two friends named Duane and Stephanie. Duane and Stephanie love to scare their neighbor hood, until it got a little boring. Stephanie wanted to do something more scarier, but Duane didn't. So, Stephanie wanted to go in hill house, the most scariest attractions in their neighborhood, to look for the headless 13 year old boy named Andrew.To show that he was brave, Duane followed Stephanie. When they got in hill house, they explored it a bit but didn't fi ...more
Amanda Sheila
Not really my favorite because I don't really dig 'ghost' story. I'm more of slimy monster kind of girl. I enjoyed it though.
Chithranjal Jose
Duane Comack and his friend, Stephanie Alpert, love to scare the neighborhood children. They do this by pulling pranks, such as looking into windows while wearing masks, placing rubber body parts on window-sills and also howl and shake bushes, making it seem as if a wolf is nearby. The two twelve-year-old best friends are known as the Twin Terrors of Wheeler Falls. Though it is possible they have assigned the name to themselves, as nobody seems to know it is them causing these problems.

On Hallow
Veronica Boeve
As a child, I was a voracious reader, especially when it came to Goosebumps. I remember feeling like such a rebel whenever I would check one out from the school library because surely my mother would be horrified to see seven-year-old me reading one! However, looking back, I now see she had absolutely nothing to worry about, and none of the books ever scared me, except this one. Therefore, when my coworker suggested we read a Goosebumps book for fun, I immediately thought of The Headless Ghost. ...more
ini serial goosebumps yg paling ri suka.. saat itu sih,kyknya ini yg paling serem...hiiiii...
Stefany Gandasubrata
Setelah membaca berbagai kisah horor yang lebih hardcore, rasanya saya akan memberikan tiga bintang saja untuk kisahnya yang satu ini. Mungkin kalau saya masih kecil, saya akan memberikan lima bintang untuk ide cerita R.L. Stine kali ini yang sangat creepy untuk ukuran horor anak-anak.

Ya, saya rasa ceritanya merupakan teror tersendiri bila dibaca oleh orang yang seusia dengan tokoh-tokoh utama dalam buku ini (yang kebanyakan anak-anak SD atau SMP). Tapi kalau saya yang membaca, rasanya seperti b
Elijah Farrow
The tittle of my book is called The Headless Ghost. This book is by R.L.Stine.I like this book that I read. I like it because this book has action, horror, and thriller in it. The main settings of the book that I'm reading is in a house, outside, and in this were people can take a walk around in to see ghost and all the cool things that are inside the house. The main characters in the book is a girl named Sam and a boy named Roger. The other main characters in this book is the parents of Roger, ...more
Nov 11, 2012 Ashlet rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone who likes thrilling and scary books.
Recommended to Ashlet by: my soul!
omg!omg!omg! what a great book! and yeah i'm that happy that i read this book!*sighs* i wish the other goosebumps books by R.L. Stine were great like this. so i saw this book in a mall and checked it out. after sometime i started reading it. after reading around 30 pages i started checking out other books from the goosebumps range.

and seriously some of them make me laugh. take The Night of the Living Dummy for example-
i made sure that everytime i read this book, the song Blah Blah Blah from my
Omar A.
Duane an Stephanie enjoy pulling pranks on the people in their neighborhood. They also enjoy scaring kids on Halloween. But one day they decide to go to a haunted house. This haunted house is open to the public an the tour guides name is Otto. While they are on a tour they noticed this creepy kid who was staring at them. They didn't really give it much thought because they decided to go and sneak around to see if they could find anything really scary. After the tour and they go out, the boy they ...more
I would say that if you try to read fantasy horror so if your into that book yiu should read my opiun of the book so just because I want you to get a head start I'm going to tell you what is happening in the book Everyone knows about Hill House. It's the biggest tourist attraction in town. That's because it's haunted. Haunted by the ghost of a thirteen-year-old boy. A boy with no head! Duane and Stephanie love Hill House. It's dark. And creepy. And totally scary. Still, they've never actually se ...more
Kyle Cato
Everyone knows about Hill House. It's the biggest tourist attraction in town. That's because it's haunted by a ghost of a 13 year old boy, that doesn't have a head. Two kids that goes by the name Duane and Stephanie loves the house because it's dark and creepy. But they never really saw a ghost, until they stay and search for it
Goosebumps: The Headless Ghost
Author: R.L Stine
The book Goosebumps: The Headless Ghost, written by R.L Stine is a book that I enjoyed reading. The overall lesson wants the reader to take from this book is that Stephanie and Duane would sneak off from the tour group and try and find the separate head from a ghost. Goosebumps begins by when the two kids would scare people in their town. They called themselves the twin terrors. So they want a better scare so they go to the house in there town to f
Kayla Mcminn
Read the goosebumps books and collected them at 10. I use to love them as they were a simple easy read, read multiple books a day.
R.L.Stine was my favourite author and I am currently reading his new book 'Red Rain' some years later. Such great childrens books.
I used to love the Goosebumps books when I was in elementary school. I mean I seriously loved them. They used to scare the crap out of me. I remember having to keep 'Welcome to Dead House' in my nightstand drawer because looking at it gave me the creeps. I eventually graduated to the Fear Street books, and I loved those too.

Reading this book as an adult makes me miss being a kid. If I was in elementary school I would have read this at night snuggled under my comforter, and I would have gotten ch
Bryan Barreto
This book is scary for my sistr but not for me i have the whole series of goosebumps it is so cool read it i recommend it to you
Always been a favourite from my childhood
always keep your head on your shoulders...
Iris Gamino
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This book is awesome read it(:
Jan 22, 2015 Ixchel rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: people who dare
Recommended to Ixchel by: the book shelf
One of the best books I have ever read. It is scary but you want to keep reading it. This story has twin brother and sister who everyone at their neighborhood knows them as the Twin Terrors. They love scarying other children. One day they make a decision which turns out to be a wrong decision. They go and visit Hill House. Here is where the tables turned and now the twins get the scare of their life. They get to meet the ghost of Andrew a headless ghost. You must read this book if you are not af ...more
Maryllette havana
really cool and awesome i liked it. it was about a boy and a girl that like to scare the neighborhood and they like this haunted house that is really scry and took tours about thousands of time and they found a boy that they saw looking at them during the tour and then they sneaked in then......... more are going to happen and i dont want to spoil the chill see what happens to the headless ghost, to the kids, and the tour guides. aaaaahhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!! oh no!
It was a fun read. I like how Stine leaves you hanging at the end of the chapters and then explains it with common sense in the next chapter. I wish I would have allowed my kids to read Goosebumps when they were young. Stine has a great way of writing.

Quote (page 72): "I read a book and listened to a tape on my Walkman." I had to laugh out loud ... guess this dates the book a bit. No a CD, but a tape at that. Good ole 90s. :)
Jeremy Turner
In this story The Headless Ghost by R.L. Stine it is a halloween night and kids are playing tricks on the other kids at 11:00 o'clock at night. They decide to go on the tour inside this mansion that is supposed to be haunted. After a few times of them going in there things start to get weird and they start to get scared. Then one night something very creepy happens to them and they are trying to figure out what happened.
Joshua Sayers
This is one of my favorite goosebumps books, I wish there was a sequel. This is probably in my top 5 goosebumps books ever. Never is the book boring, it never drags on. From the 2nd chapter it stays scary for the whole time. The end is really twisted, but the book is pretty scary for me. This is one of the more scary goosebumps books. It will make you hooked after the first few pages.
Erika Flores
In The Headless Ghost two friends, Duane and Stephanie enjoy spending their time scaring children. Soon they realize that they’re getting bored with their usual tricks and are in need of a new challenge. Stephanie decides that the best challenge would be going to the haunted house on Hill Street in search of a ghost’s missing head. This book was a good story with a surprising ending.
That very last "reveal" was uncalled for. Not every one should be a ghost.
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Robert Lawrence Stine known as R. L. Stine and Jovial Bob Stine, is an American novelist and writer, well known for targeting younger audiences. Stine, who is often called the Stephen King of children's literature, is the author of dozens of popular horror fiction novellas, including the books in the Goosebumps, Rotten School, Mostly Ghostly, The Nightmare Room and Fear Street series.

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