Goosebumps bears little resemblance to the kid-lit horror books it pillages

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“Those aren’t kids books,” a character insists early into Goosebumps, after his new companion shrugs off the YA source material of the film itself. “Those are the books that keep you up at night.” Anyone who cut their teeth on R.L. Stine’s hit series—a long run of paperback novellas, released at a monthly clip for the…