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Cell – by Stephen King

Zombies spawned from cell phones, what could be cooler than that? The action starts almost immediately in Cell, and is violent, bloody, and fast. Before you know it, the zombies are everywhere.

The story line is a simple one. Clayton Riddell is coming back home from an interview, which went well. He stops for a moment and gets in line to buy an ice cream.

Then, all hell breaks loose. People go from normal to psychotic in seconds flat. No one sees it coming. All Clayton can figure out, at first, is that everyone who has gone crazy and homicidal had a cell phone.

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Lisey’s Story – by Stephen King

Lisey’s Story is one weird fairy tale, from start to finish.

Lisey (which the reader learns right away rhymes with Ce Ce), is a widow.  Her husband, Scott, was a super popular writer of scary and strange fiction books. He had many of fans, and many of them were…. mentally unstable.

At the beginning of the book, Lisey is just starting to go through her husband’s things, deciding what to keep, what to send away, and who to send these important things to.

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Everything’s Eventual: 14 Dark Tales – by Stephen King

Everything’s Eventual: 14 Dark Tales, by Stephen King, is a collection of his short stories.  If you are a fan of King’s work, you will likely enjoy at least some, if not all, of the stories it contains.  A few of the stories reminded me of his Dark Tower series.

The cover of the book instantly sets the mood. It is a pencil drawing of a table at a restaurant.  The water glass has a red drop of liquid slowly falling down to the bottom of it.  Everything else on the cover looks normal, except for that red drop.  Could it be blood?

The artwork on the front cover extends to the back. (Or, it did on the hardcover copy that I read.)  The style is the same – a pencil drawing – and it shows a little more of the restaurant.  There is now no doubt at all; the red drop in the water glass is definitely blood.

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