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Terror na Bilbioteca (Goosebumps #8)

3.44 of 5 stars 3.44  ·  rating details  ·  4,178 ratings  ·  139 reviews
Lucy gosta de contar histórias de monstros. Contou tantas que os amigos e a família já não lhe acham graça. Um dia, Lucy descobre um monstro verdadeiro: o bibliotecário.
O pior é que Lucy já contou demasiadas histórias de monstros.
O pior é que ninguém acredita nela.
O pior é que o monstro sabe quem ela é...
...e vai persegui-la.
Paperback, 131 pages
Published 1997 by Abril/Controljornal (first published 1993)
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Apr 28, 2015 Carmen rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Kids; Parents
Lucy Dark loves monster stories. Her favorite pastime is scaring her little brother, Randy, with crazy monster tales she's concocted. But Randy's not the only one! She tells her crazy monster tall tales to her best friend Aaron, and her parents, too! Randy's the only one who ever even half believes her - after all, he's only 6!

Lucy goes to the library for her Reading Rangers program. Mr. Mortman is the kindly librarian.

The thing all of us kids hated the most about him was that his hands always
David Santos
I will try to review this book as best as I can. ADD started to kick in big time while reading this book, so I don't remember much.

Some inconsistencies in the story. The book says the girl has black hair, but on the cover her hair is blonde. The book also says the librarian wears a ring on his finger, but the librarian on the cover doesn't have a ring....Just thought I'd point that out. makes no difference to the story but still.

I found myself skipping parts of the book. For some reason it just
Yovano N. (Opan)

Review on my blog:

Dari judulnya, buku ini adalah semacam retelling dari dongeng klasik terkenal yang berjudul The Boy Who Cried Wolf. Goosebumps volume 8 ini berkisah tentang Lucy Dark, anak perempuan yang sangat menggemari cerita-cerita monster. Imajinasinya yang luar biasa membuatnya mampu mampu mengarang cerita-cerita meyakinkan tentang monster. Ia menikmati menakut-nakuti adik laki-lakinya dengan cerita-cerita monster. Mom dan Dad telah berkali-kali m
Kind of a dull and repetitive book, with a wildly unlikeable protagonist, but I have to give it points for the sheer absurdity of the ending.
Every single time I re-read a goosebumps book I adored as a kid I am killed with an odd mixture of nostalgia and disappointment.
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Thomas O'Banion
May 21, 2013 Thomas O'Banion rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: 3rd-6th graders
Shelves: for-kids, horror, sci-fi
My 8-yr old son and I have recently taken to reading the Goosebumps series together. This is the second book we've read, after Chicken, Chicken. I did not read the series when I was a kid, despite its popularity, but I am happy that my child has an appreciation for this kid-friendly, horror/suspense series.

The novel follows the basic premise of the old tale, "The Boy Who Cried Wolf." Lucy has a fascination with monster stories and she employs them to her benefit to scare her younger brother. Ho
Brandon O'Neill
Nov 08, 2007 Brandon O'Neill rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: reluctant readers
Shelves: youthlit
My very first Goosebumps book! They started coming out when I was a junior in high school, so while I knew what they were, I never really cared about them, until I became a media specialist. I know this series gets bashed a lot, so I wanted to see what all the fuss was about. I'm of the opinion that it was a big to do over nothing. It wasn't the most brilliant piece of literature on earth, but the cliff hangers made you want to continue reading. I can see how that appeals to a 8 - 13 year old. S ...more
Tj Blalock
This one was really good! It was fun, funny (on propose!), and I liked the twist on the cry wolf story. I liked the subtext, and it was just a lot of fun.

Mr Mortman is supposed to represent all the uptight parents who bitched about goosebumps. “You all deserve to be eaten by monsters while children laugh at you!” …an odd way to tell them to bug off, but eh, I don’t mind.

Some things didn’t make much sense, but only in that typical goosebumps way. It gets better every time I read it, and it’s ano
No spoilers but the conclusion of this book made me laugh out loud. I mean, really? The parents did THAT? XD
I've read the Goosebump series when I was younger and reading it now that I am older makes me see it in a different light. It was clearly written for children. These books terrified me then. Now, not so much. That's not to say I didn't enjoy it though.
I have forgotten most of the plots now and guessing the endings makes it more enjoyable, imo.
از بس پایانش مسخره بود، خندم گرفت
La nostalgia me llevó a leer a R.L. Stine por primera vez. Sí, fue entretenido y se lee rapidísimo, pero tiene varias inconsistencias, es bastante asqueroso al punto de revolver el estómago y al final todo se resuelve de la forma más simple. En fin, sólo espero haber empezado por uno de los más malitos y que los otros sean mejores.
Checked a few of these out of the library because I want to re read the whole series and I had started awhile back but then stopped for some reason.
This book was kind of slow moving and a little boring at times. Not one of the faster, action packed ones.
I actually re watched this episode on YouTube just a few min ago, before completing the book and it was a very nice supplement to reading the book. It was kind of hysterically funny and cheesy. Gotta love the 90's.
This book had a surprise endin
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if Lucy's parents were really vampires, then they're assholes for not believing her when she said there was a monster working at the library. i mean really?
Christian Serdon
This slapped the shit out of me.

Well, the plot came rushing and I remembered I was reading this book at the very point where our school will close and this happened in a library and I was in a library and I freakingly imagined everything and so I decided to lend the book and read this here (in my house, of course). AND I THINK THIS IS THE REASON WHY I LOVED HORROR STORIES AND MOVIES NOWADAYS.

No one believes the girl I forgot the name because her statements were so insane whicyh is likely me beca
Veronica Ika
One more story to remind me about the story of a shepherd lying about a wolf attacks his flock, until one day a real wolf attacks but nobody believes him and judges him lying as usual.

Lucy Dark loves monsters and likes to scare people around her, especially her brother, with stories of them. She 'sees' monsters anywhere and people get accustomed to that. When someday she really witnesses her librarian turns into a monster, nobody believes her. Many ways she does to prove it, all fail.

Nice ending
Started as a 2-star book with how dumb the main character is. Why would I even think to take a picture to prove my point? I'm going to try to get an eyewitness account two more times first. My own eyewitness account, since my friend who promised to help bailed. Because my parents will clearly believe me when I say I saw it a second time, when they didn't believe me at all the first time. Oh, but two days later I remember that I can take a photo!

So, stupid person syndrome aside, the ending is goo
Princess Godoy
This is a story about a girl who always talks about Monsters, that's why when she finally saw a real monster, nobody believed her.

I found the plot, all throughout stupid and hard to believe. Major spoilers ahead!!!
1. The parents believe Lucy's friend rather than her, since her friend saw the monster, what will happen now to him?
2. Lucy's brother is scared of monster because he doesn't have a fangs yet?!?! WTF?!
3. They are monsters and theyre not even suspected.

The ending is the only reason why I
Rick And
I gave this book a three for a rating because it does not really have the thrill factor that I was looking for. The story is pretty plain. It is just the story the boy who cried wolf.
Lucy loves monster stories. She loves it so much she talks about until they get sick of it. Then one day she sees a real monster. She tells everybody but they don't believe her. She tells them its the Liberian in charge of the summer reading program. Know that she told everyone the Liberian is after her and no one i
Jan 01, 2015 Christy rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anybody who wants good scare
Lucy is always telling Monster stories and this time it gets her in deep because nobody wants to believe her. She is always trying to scare her brother and her parents keep telling her not to. It was a great book and the ending got it added to my favorites list. It was such a shocker and I do insist that if you want a good suspense book that you read this one.

Lucy is all alone besides her brother, Randy who is six and her friend Aaron for the summer. Her parents made her do the library's Readin
As the name implies, "The Girl Who Cried Monster" is basically a retelling of the old fairy tale "The Boy Who Cried Wolf." Lucy is a young girl obsessed with monsters. She is constantly telling stories to her friends and family and scaring her little brother by saying she saw a monster in a tree or under his bed. So of course nobody believes her when she sees a real one.

The books gets off to a bad start right from the cover. In a word, it's uninspiring. Lucy is peeking into an office where a fat
Maggie Gordon
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Rating: * * /2

Lucy is obsessed with monsters. She’s always looking to learn more about them, and her favourite activity is scaring her little brother with monster stories. However, she talks about monsters so often that no one believes her when she sees a real one! When she stays late in the library one night, she sees the local librarian turn into a disgusting creature that eats flies! Though she tries all sorts of things to prove to her
The Book I am reviewing name is GOOSEBUMPS THE GIRL WHO CRIED MONSTER by RL Stines. It is a science fiction book. My thinking is the books theme is that you shouldn’t scare your little brother with lame monster stories because after a while they would start to not believe you.

The book starts with Lucy telling the story of the librarian being a monster. Her story starts with Lucy like scaring her brother randy by telling him monster stories. It was summer time and Lucy was in this program named r
Tracy Poff
Lucy Dark loves to tell stories about monsters. She especially loves to frighten her little brother, Randy, with them. When she sees the librarian, Mr. Mortman, change into a real monster, no one believes her. Worst of all, Mr. Mortman might know that Lucy saw him. Will she convince her parents that she's telling the truth, before it's too late?

The Girl Who Cried Monster is the eighth book in R. L. Stine's Goosebumps series. Stine's take on The Boy Who Cried Wolf, its protagonist, Lucy, will hav
David Garrido e Cunha
This book tells the story of a girl (Lucy) who has never heard the tale of Peter and the Wolf (also known as The Boy Who Cried Wolf). She pretends to see monsters everywhere, talks about monsters most of the time and she is always trying to scare her little brother, Randy. That is why noone believes when she says the librarian is an awful and terrifying monster that eats flies and turtles.

I never found this book to be interesting, even though the absurd twist in the finale saves the whole plot t
Cover story: A chubby man with a terrified girl in the background. Interesting…
MC: Lucy. One of the most self-oblivious character sot grace the series.
The run down: Lucy is constantly making up stories, then is absolutely floored when people don't believe her when something really happens.
Cliff hangers: 9
Awesome town name: Timberland Falls
Doomed ending: Twistalicious
Kyle Cato
Lucy loves monster stories. She loves it so much she talks about until they get sick of it. Then one day she sees a real monster. She tells everyone else but they don't believe her. She tells them its the Liberian in charge of the summer reading program. Know that she told everyone the Liberian is after her and no one is there to help
This is more of an overall review of the series, really. When I was a kid, I used to devour these books, but sadly I'd recently somehow managed to forget all about them. I was reminded, however, when I rediscovered this awesome blog: These books are a mixture of varying degrees of terrible and amazing - at the same time. I honestly find it really hard to rate them, seeing as they're such a major part of my reading foundation. 11 year-old me would probably have given ...more
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