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    I'm sure I'll read it again, but got it mainly...

    I'm sure I'll read it again, but got it mainly for the nostalgia factor since I bought it way back when it first came out. Thirty years. Holy crap.
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    Stopped by the library to discover a book sale....

    Stopped by the library to discover a book sale. Happy, happy, joy, joy.

    I got a bunch of Thieves' World books; about half of them I already owned but these are better copies - plus I found some of...
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    http://ticketcrusader.com/rush-presale-passwords/

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  4. Thread: Revival

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    I started it yesterday. So far I like it; much...

    I started it yesterday. So far I like it; much better than Mr. Mercedes, which to me seemed forced all the way. The writing is much smoother and the characters seem more like real people and less...
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    I'm glad nobody mentioned "Cell." ;)

    I'm glad nobody mentioned "Cell." ;)
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    I read it yesterday. Quite good. Should have been...

    I read it yesterday. Quite good. Should have been longer, though!
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    Just got a first edition hardcover of Straub's...

    Just got a first edition hardcover of Straub's KOKO, thanks to my library. Smells wonderful! :o
  8. Thread: Mr. Mercedes

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    On my initial attempt, I did not like the...

    On my initial attempt, I did not like the prologue, and I thought the letter to Hodges was hokey. After that I gave up.

    However, yesterday I decided to give it another try, this time taking notes...
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    I wrote a review for Abercrombie's "Half A King"...

    I wrote a review for Abercrombie's "Half A King" that will be in Oklahoma City's newspaper at some point, probably around publication date (July - come on, already!).
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    15179 Ordered this recently from Amazon. At...

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    Ordered this recently from Amazon. At first I was disappointed: Oh man, it's a discontinued library book (those damn stickers!), but then I discovered it was the signed Subterranean Press...
  11. Thread: Mr. Mercedes

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    To be honest, I don't think the premise sounds...

    To be honest, I don't think the premise sounds all that great, but I hope I'm pleasantly surprised.
  12. Thread: Revival

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    Any idea what Revival is about?

    Any idea what Revival is about?
  13. Thread: Doctor Sleep

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    So, any thoughts on the story?

    So, any thoughts on the story?
  14. Thread: Doctor Sleep

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    Yesterday on the way to work I heard part of a...

    Yesterday on the way to work I heard part of a recent King interview; he still seems rather miffed with how "The Shining" movie turned out. His main points were that Jack Nicholson's character...
  15. Thread: Doctor Sleep

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    There's a review in the latest Esquire... "tense...

    There's a review in the latest Esquire... "tense but not very scary" - they even tossed around the word "tender" and said "it reads more like a love story than a ghost story." Don't know if I like...
  16. Thread: Joyland

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    I'm about halfway through - enjoying it, even...

    I'm about halfway through - enjoying it, even though there's only been the barest hint of spookiness thus far.

    6/15: Finished it today. A good story. Not great, but certainly a nice summer read.
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