If It Bleeds is a collection of four “short” stories by Stephen King. The cover of the book has a gold background with the words STEPHEN KING at the top in large font. Below it is a blurb from The Washington Post that reads “Filled with startling, sometimes unsettling pleasures… compulsively readable”.Continue Reading “If It Bleeds – By Stephen King”
Scott Carey has a problem. He has discovered that he is losing weight – but not in a way anyone could have predicted. Scott chooses to confide in his friend (and former doctor) Dr. Bob Ellis. Scott Carey asks to be weighed on Dr. Ellis’s scale. Dr. Ellis is retired, but kept his highly accurate scale. The results are alarming!Continue Reading “Elevation – 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.Continue Reading “Cell – 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.Continue Reading “Lisey’s Story – 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?Continue Reading “Everything’s Eventual: 14 Dark Tales – by Stephen King”