Tag Archives: Stephen King

New Trailer Now Out for “Gone Girl”

Being one of those who really enjoyed the book, I’m looking forward to Gone Girl the movie (trailer embedded farther below). Word is they’ve changed the ending, which pleases me because I didn’t care for the ending in the book. … Continue reading

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The Future of Books According to Ann at the Dentist’s Office

At the dentist’s office yesterday, Dr. Jenny White’s assistant, Ann, declared that printed books would definitely cease to exist. She may have put a “by year __” on her statement, but I was already lying there with my mouth open … Continue reading

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What My Teenaged Grandchildren Are Reading

Over July 4 week we were fortunate to have a bunch o’ family with us, including three of the grandkids. They thanked me profusely for recent book gifts, and all three were partway through those books–but only one actually had … Continue reading

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Time Travel with Stephen King

I selected this post to be featured on my blog’s page at Writing Blogs. I’ve been a fan of Stephen King’s since I read The Shining over thirty years ago. Since then he has thrilled me most with his memoir, … Continue reading

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Tried and True Beach Reads

The following article, which I wrote today, was first published as Endless Beach Reads: Summertime Escapism in the Sand on Blogcritics. Hope you enjoy it. Big onscreen awhile back (okay, forty-five years ago) was a movie called Endless Summer, a … Continue reading

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Hashtag #1book140

I was tweeting (on Twitter) today and clicked on the hashtag #1book140 to see what it was about. Have you heard of it? I hadn’t. It’s a tweet that gives a book review in 140 characters or less. Of course, … Continue reading

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