Posts tagged Stephen King

Revival

As with almost all Stephen King novels, the characters are way more scary than the supernatural elements, and this holds true in Revival, even though this book wasn’t as strong as King’s others. Jamie Morton’s…

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Doctor Sleep

Doctor Sleep is the sequel I never thought I wanted. I was a teenager, somewhere around fourteen, when I read The Shining. I was on a Dean Koontz teen horror kick and I figured I…

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Under the Dome

You may have seen commercials for “Under the Dome,” a miniseries starting in June based upon Stephen King’s novel of the same name. The premise got my attention right away: a dome suddenly, and without…

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A King-sized void

There is a place in my brain that had seized up and was unable recognize writers who produce book after book after book. It was nothing I ever thought about, just on some subconscious level…

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The Shining

I grew up believing that Stanley Kubrick's movie “The Shining” was the epitome of horror. Jack Nicholson? I mean, come on! And Jack Nicholson with a big ax screaming “Heeeeeeeere's Johnny!” after smashing through a…

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