Category: Stephen King

Roof Beam Reader’s Best of 2013

Hello, Readers! Since I surpassed my 2013 goal of 60 books read (I’m up around 64, right now, with 2 books in progress and likely at least 1 more to go) before year’s end, I thought I would take a cue from some of… Continue Reading “Roof Beam Reader’s Best of 2013”

Spooky Reviews: Doctor Sleep, Hill House, and Macbeth

Doctor Sleep by Stephen King Final Verdict: 3.75/4.0 YTD: 58 Doctor Sleep is the long-awaited sequel to one of Stephen King’s most popular novels, The Shining.  In it, readers are given the opportunity to witness Danny Torrance as a seriously screwed up but equally… Continue Reading “Spooky Reviews: Doctor Sleep, Hill House, and Macbeth”

Readalongs: Macbeth and Doctor Sleep

Hello, folks!  I have decided to take part in two read-alongs during the month of October. Number One The first is a read-along of Macbeth, which I guess I’m technically “hosting,” but it will be very informal.  The idea came about via a Twitter… Continue Reading “Readalongs: Macbeth and Doctor Sleep”

Review: Joyland by Stephen King

. Joyland by Stephen King Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 43 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful. Stephen King’s Joyland is the latest in his massive repertoire of what I will hereafter describe as “really cool reading stuff.”  In this… Continue Reading “Review: Joyland by Stephen King”

Thoughts: The Gunslinger by Stephen King

The Gunslinger by Stephen King Final Verdict: 3.5 out of 4.0 YTD: 6 The Gunslinger is Book 1 in Stephen King’s self-proclaimed magnum opus, the Dark Tower series. King was heavily influenced by Tolkien’s epic fantasy, The Lord of the Rings but, though he… Continue Reading “Thoughts: The Gunslinger by Stephen King”

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