Tag Archives: Stephen King

Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King & Richard Chizmar

Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King & Richard Chizmar; 2017; $25.00; 171 pages; Cemetery Dance Publications, Forest Hill, MD; 978-1-58767-610-9; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Central; 9/2/17-9/2/17. Castle Rock is the scene of another eerie adventure.  Gwendy is given a box that dispenses chocolate animals that curb your appetite and much more.  It also dispenses mint […]

Stephen King Hearts in Suspension

Stephen King, Hearts in Suspension with Essays by College Classmates and Friends Edited with an introduction by Jim Bishop;  2016; $28.00; 373 pages; University of Maine Press, Orono, Maine; 978-0-89101-127-9; first edition, first printing, 30,000 copies; purchased at the Friends of the Multnomah County Library book sale; 7/12/17-7/16/17 Why did I read this?  I think that Stephen King is […]

End of Watch by Stephen King

End Of Watch by Stephen King; 2016; $30.00; 432 pages; Scribner, New York, NY; 978-1-5011-2974-2; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Kenton; 7/2/16-7/5/16 Why did I read this? Because Stephen King is a master storyteller and this is the third book in a trilogy in which I had already read the first two books. I enjoyed them so […]

no nightmares

The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, Stories by Stephen King; 2015; $30.00; 495 pages; Scribner, New York, NY; 978-1-5011-1167-9; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Central; 1/14/16-1/22/16 A series of unrelated stories from the great American storyteller, Stephen King.  One of them I read before, Blockade Billy, the story of a murderous baseball player who gets a shot […]

Uncle Stevie was right!

The Dead Lands by Benjamin Percy; 2015; $26.00; 403 pages; Grand Central Publishing, New York, NY; 978-1-4555-2824-0; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Woodstock;6/21/15-6/25/15 In some future time a virus has spread causing widespread death, also causing the Mutually Assured Destruction we were promised during the cold war.  St.  Louis has ringed itself with walls, cars, trucks and […]

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