Tag Archive: Stephen King

May 05 2016

Read of the Town | End of Watch

First there was Mr. Mercedes with its creepy cover of blood rain falling on an open umbrella and the mysterious sticker of a smiley face on the handle. Then Finders Keepers, with the same rain of blood, only this time on an open book (perhaps a journal). Now the Bill Hodges Trilogy comes to a …

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Jun 13 2015

Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King | Book Review

Rating: ★★★★ Review: Let me start out by saying I don’t normally read Stephen King novels, but I won’t dispute his amazing story telling ability! I don’t necessarily think of him as a horror/thriller writer. I think of him as someone who simple writes about people in such a real way that it comes off …

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Oct 29 2014

Read of the Town: Revival by Stephen King

Let me tell you, no one terrifies me more than a Stephen King novel. He terrifies me in literature the way Alfred Hitchcock does on the big screen. They just “get” how to infiltrate the reader (or viewers) mind so easily that before you know it, you’re scared out of your mind and can’t seem …

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Jun 03 2014

Read of the Town: Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King

Stephen King has been on a role lately! Especially since his books in the last year I have been able to read. Specifically Joyland that came out last Summer. Since then he’s also written the sequel to The Shining, which fans of the book and the movie I’m sure were excited to get their hands …

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Oct 08 2013

Read of the Town: Doctor Sleep

Just about everyone I know has seen The Shining, therefore they know it’s based on a book written by Stephen King. He is heralded as probably this centuries best writer of thrillers and I would have to agree. I have not read another author who was able to make me so scared in my mind …

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Jul 03 2013

Joyland by Stephen King (Book Review)

Joyland by Stephen King 238 pages Titan Books, June 2013 mystery/thriller/suspense Read in 3 days Another Review My Rating: ★★★★  Amazon.com / BN.com “I had a car, but on most days in that fall of 1973 I walked to Joyland from Mrs. Shoplaw’s Beachside Accommodations in the town of Heaven’s Bay.” Review: I’m sure those Stephen King …

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Feb 18 2013

The Shining by Stephen King (Book Review)

The Shiningby Stephen King 447 pagesDoubleday, January 1977gothic novel/horrorFinished in 7 daysAnother Review… My Rating: ★★★★ Amazon.com / BN.com “Jack Torrance thought: Officious little prick.“ My Review: I know Stephen King is one scary dude when it comes to what he writes. This book is no exception. I saw the movie version of this book over …

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