Tag Archives: Stephen King

Needful Things

Needful Things © 1992 Stephen King 940 pages A new shop has come to Castle Rock, one with a curious name: NEEDFUL THINGS. Its wares appear to run the gamut from cheap antiques to one-of-a-kind oddities. Even in a small … Continue reading

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The Shining

The Shining© 1977 Stephen King447 pages A recovering alcoholic and recently fired schoolteacher has taken a short-term gig as the winter caretaker of a luxury hotel nestled in the Colorado mountains.  The hotel is forced to close for the season … Continue reading

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Carrie

Carrie© 1974 Stephen King199 pages A word to the wise: if you’re going to execute a horrific public prank on the school outcast, like having her elected prom queen and then dumping a bucket of freezing pig blood on her, … Continue reading

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11/22/63

11/22/63© 2011 Stephen King849 pages What would you do if you could walk through a door and into another world — the land of ago, where it’s always September 1958, where gas is cheap, root beer is creamy, and cars … Continue reading

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Christine

Christine© 1983 Stephen King471 pages Let’s go for a ride, big guy. Let’s cruise. It’s 1983, and Dennis Guilder is just starting to get a handle on what happened four years ago, in that last and terrible year of high … Continue reading

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This Week at the Library (15/8)

Books this Update: Firestarter, Stephen King Hard Call, John McCain Second Foundation, Isaac Asimov Technopoly: the Surrender of Culture to Technology, Neil Postman The Ascent of Science, Brian L. Silver I began this week with Stephen King’s Firestarter, which was … Continue reading

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This Week at the Library (19/7)

Last week’s reading consisted of The Stand by Stephen King and The Associate by Philip Margolin. I also checked out The Plains of Passage by Jean M. Auel, thinking that it was third in the series, but found out that … Continue reading

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