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The Stand by Stephen King (2020 Edition)

I read The Stand * Stephen King ages ago. And then read the graphic novels. And at the start of this year, with everything going on, I decided to read it again. And I know why I liked it so much the first time around – perfectly summarized by Stephen King’s own words:

Much of the compulsive, driven feeling I had while I worked on The Stand came from the vicarious thrill of imagining an entire entrenched social order destroyed in one stroke.”

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Stephen King – The Institute (2019)

I was SO thrilled to find a new book by Stephen King while randomly browsing for first signed editions. I immediately purchased it and I must say, after reading it, I was in awe. While I’ve never been fond of the Detective Hodges series, I love the short stories and the big books that Mr.…

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Joyland * Stephen King Book Review

I’ve avoided purchasing “Joyland” when it came out for very simple reasons. I thought that a carnival-themed book would include a clown and I loved “IT” too much to want to ruin Pennywise. The joke was on me as “Joyland” was more like a supernatural story with ghosts and a murderer that escaped than a story about a killer carnie.…

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Dolan’s Cadillac * Stephen King

They say revenge is a dish best served cold and this has never been truer than in Stephen King’s short story “Dolan’s cadillac”. Stephen King’s unparalleled imagination is in full force in this collection of four unabridged short stories originally found in the classic, “Nightmares & Dreamscapes“.…