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The Roommate (Nightmare Hall #2)

3.49  ·  Rating details ·  307 Ratings  ·  18 Reviews
Four very different roommates share a suite in the quad--beautiful Danni, shy Maureen, mysterious Margot, and wild Lacey--and soon one of them may be dead.
Mass Market Paperback, 185 pages
Published August 1st 1993 by Point (first published 1993)
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Paula Brandon
Oct 23, 2016 rated it liked it
This is probably the best of the books Nola Thacker/D.E. Athkins ghost-wrote for Nightmare Hall. The characters were interesting and I never knew which direction the book was headed. But the climax is too vague and rushed. I like to know who was doing what, thank you!
So I've been in a very nostalgic mood lately, and have decided I want to re-read some series that I liked as a kid but haven't thought about in years. I particularly loved this Nightmare Hall series for reasons I can't seem to recall, so I thought that would be a good place to start. Unfortunately, my library doesn't carry ANY of these anymore, and I am having to get every one of them from Interlibrary. What a pain! The first hasn't come in yet, so I ended up starting with the second , but I don ...more
Paul Kim
Nov 01, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: d-e-athkins
Actual page number- 184 pages

Second entry in nightmare hall series and the second book is already ghost written by Nola Thacker. I guess the first book is a smash hit that the second book must be made quickly so they hire a new writer since the original author couldn't meet the deadline possibly.

The only difference I see is mostly the dialogue. Hoh's dialogue is more "casual" but Thacker's dialogue feels like it's trying to be hip and trendy with strange phrases she used. I honestly prefer Diane
Oct 01, 2015 rated it liked it
I love 90s books like this so I liked it but as part of the Nightmare Hall series/the sequel to The Silent Scream I was a bit disappointed... Silent Scream was very exciting and even scary (especially when reading before bed) but Roommate was a lot slower, didn't get real exciting til the end, and honestly I wasn't in love with the characters either.
Dalesha R
Nov 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Was over way to fast, but I injoyed the read
Dec 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A genuinely creepy story about 4 strangers forced to share rooms and a bathroom at college. Strangely not in Nightingale hall like I was expecting but on the same campus.
Who is crazy and who has a secret?
Mouse:- shy, quiet regimented Mouse who seems afraid of her own shadow?
Wild child Lacey?
Margot with no belongings and no high school memories
Danni who seems to think everything is aimed at her.
Dec 05, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2013, books-i-own
This wasn’t as good as the first book, but it wasn’t bad. I spent the entire story wondering which of the roommates was the crazy one. The author did a wonderful job keeping you guessing because to be honest, they all seemed a little off to me. All of the characters were written in a way that made them seem suspicious. Even the most normal character, Danni, was paranoid as hell. About two-thirds of the way in, I figured out who the psycho was. There were two very blatant hints dropped and I auto ...more
Michelle Toy
2 out of 5 Point Horror Book Stars!

(I rate these books compared to other Point Horror Books Only)

I read this as part of the #pointhorrorbookclub that I run monthly!

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Another quick read. Took me just under two hours. I do love these refreshing books. It makes me feel accomplished to be able to just finish them so quickly.

The writing style may be a bit simpler, not as many details, and all the characters are always full of mysteries only revealed at the end.

These books all seem to have a similar pattern, so beware of that if you read to many of them in a row.

This particular one was very interesting, with a wonderful twist at the end. Rushed? Yes, but worth a r
Sep 16, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
okay the most accurate way to describe this book is by comparing it to pretty little liars the tv show
It's basically trashy ya, with an edge
It's stereotypical, not that shocking, basically chic lit but everybody is sketchy af
The difference between this and PLL is that in the end of this one Aria is actually A (take that as a spoiler if you will lol)
fun quick read for 1.50 pounds
Aug 09, 2016 rated it really liked it
Admittedly some parts of this were cringe-y to read, but I suppose that's just me to the time difference. I still enjoyed it and as much as I tried I still was surprised by the plot twist...just when I thought I had figured it out...
May 22, 2016 rated it liked it
Love a good quick read Point horror , a bit of a whodunnit and not overly scary :-)
Nightmare Hall: The Roommate by Diane Hoh (1993)
May 03, 2011 rated it really liked it
It's been awhile since I read this, but I do remember I enjoyed it very much, as I did everything else written by Diane Hoh.
Cassie Peters
Oct 17, 2013 rated it liked it
I had all the Nightmare Hall books at one time. I loved them as a teen. I found this one in a box of books this summer and read it again.
Rachel Verna
Sep 18, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mine, point-horrors
It good for what it is. Though, I wish they were more books like these being published now.
Stefanie Stokes
Jul 08, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: point-horror, owned
It began really slowly and then the end was loads of details shoved into a small space of time. Bad pacing but the story was good.
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Diane Hoh is the author of fifty-seven novels for young adults. She grew up in Warren, Pennsylvania but currently resides in Austin, Texas. Reading and writing are her favorite things, also gardening and grandchildren.
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