The Bazaar of Bad Dreams

The Bazaar of Bad Dreams
Author: Stephen King
Publsiher: Scribner
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2018-03-20
ISBN 10: 9781501197956
ISBN 13: 1501197959
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Bazaar of Bad Dreams Book Review:

Includes the story “Premium Harmony”—set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine The masterful #1 New York Times bestselling story collection from O. Henry Prize winner Stephen King that includes twenty-one iconic stories with accompanying autobiographical comments on when, why and how he came to write (or rewrite) each one. For more than thirty-five years, Stephen King has dazzled readers with his genius as a writer of short fiction. In this new collection he introduces each story with a passage about its origins or his motivations for writing it. As Entertainment Weekly said about this collection: “Bazaar of Bad Dreams is bursting with classic King terror, but what we love most are the thoughtful introductions he gives to each tale that explain what was going on in his life as he wrote it." There are thrilling connections between stories; themes of morality, the afterlife, guilt, what we would do differently if we could see into the future or correct the mistakes of the past. In “Afterlife,” a man who died of colon cancer keeps reliving the same life, repeating his mistakes over and over again. Several stories feature characters at the end of life, revisiting their crimes and misdemeanors. Others address what happens when someone discovers that he has supernatural powers—the columnist who kills people by writing their obituaries in “Obits;” the old judge in “The Dune” who, as a boy, canoed to a deserted island and saw names written in the sand, people who then died in freak accidents. In “Morality,” King looks at how a marriage and two lives fall apart after the wife and husband enter into what seems, at first, a devil’s pact they can win. “I made these stories especially for you,” says King. “Feel free to examine them, but please be careful. The best of them have teeth.” Stories include: -Mile 81 -Premium Harmony -Batman and Robin Have an Altercation -The Dune -Bad Little Kid -A Death -The Bone Church -Morality -Afterlife -Ur -Herman Wouk Is Still Alive -Under the Weather -Blockade Billy -Mister Yummy -Tommy -The Little Green God of Agony -Cookie Jar -That Bus Is Another World -Obits -Drunken Fireworks -Summer Thunder

The Bazaar of Bad Dreams

The Bazaar of Bad Dreams
Author: Stephen King
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2015
ISBN 10: 9781473698888
ISBN 13: 147369888X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Bazaar of Bad Dreams Book Review:

"From a master of the short story, a collection that includes stories never before in print, never published in America, never collected and brand new- with the magnificent bones of interstitial autobiographical comments on when, why and how Stephen King came to write each story"--

The Bazaar of Bad Dreams

The Bazaar of Bad Dreams
Author: Stephen King
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 704
Release: 2016-10-18
ISBN 10: 150112787X
ISBN 13: 9781501127878
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Bazaar of Bad Dreams Book Review:

Now in a mass-market paperback premium edition—the instant #1 New York Times bestseller! Stephen King delivers an “outstanding” (USA TODAY) collection of stories, featuring revelatory autobiographical comments on when, why, and how he came to write (or rewrite) each story. “I’ve made some things for you, Constant Reader. …Feel free to examine them, but please be careful. The best of them have teeth.” Since Nightshift, published thirty-five years ago, Stephen King has dazzled an entire generation of readers with his genius as a prominent writer of short fiction. Now in his latest collection, he once again assembles a generous array of unforgettable, tantalizing tales—including those that, until recently, have never been published in a book (such as the story “Cookie Jar,” which is exclusive to this edition). There are thrilling connections between these works—themes of mortality, the afterlife, guilt, and what we would do differently if we could see into the future or correct the mistakes of the past. Magnificent, eerie, and utterly compelling, The Bazaar of Bad Dreams is one of Stephen King’s finest gifts to readers everywhere—a master storyteller at his very best.

Nightmares Dreamscapes

Nightmares   Dreamscapes
Author: Stephen King
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 992
Release: 2017-10-31
ISBN 10: 1501192035
ISBN 13: 9781501192036
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nightmares Dreamscapes Book Review:

Collection of 23 short stories--from classic horror to vampire thrillers, imitations of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Raymond Chandler, a teleplay, and a non-fiction bonus, a heartfelt little piece on Little League baseball.

The Lost Art of Reading

The Lost Art of Reading
Author: David L. Ulin
Publsiher: Sasquatch Books
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2010-06-01
ISBN 10: 157061721X
ISBN 13: 9781570617218
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Lost Art of Reading Book Review:

Reading is a revolutionary act, an act of engagement in a culture that wants us to disengage. In The Lost Art of Reading, David L. Ulin asks a number of timely questions - why is literature important? What does it offer, especially now? Blending commentary with memoir, Ulin addresses the importance of the simple act of reading in an increasingly digital culture. Reading a book, flipping through hard pages, or shuffling them on screen - it doesn't matter. The key is the act of reading, and it's seriousness and depth. Ulin emphasizes the importance of reflection and pause allowed by stopping to read a book, and the accompanying focus required to let the mind run free in a world that is not one's own. Are we willing to risk our collective interest in contemplation, nuanced thinking, and empathy? Far from preaching to the choir, The Lost Art of Reading is a call to arms, or rather, to pages.

A Book of Horrors

A Book of Horrors
Author: Stephen Jones
Publsiher: St. Martin's Griffin
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2012-09-18
ISBN 10: 1250018536
ISBN 13: 9781250018533
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Book of Horrors Book Review:

A collection of original horror and dark fantasy from the world's best writers, including Stephen King and John Ajvide Lindqvist Many of us grew up on The Pan Book of Horror Stories and its later incarnations, Dark Voices and Dark Terrors (The Gollancz Book of Horror), which won the World Fantasy Award, the Horror Critics' Guild Award and the British Fantasy Award, but for a decade or more there has been no non-themed anthology of original horror fiction published in the mainstream. Now that horror has returned to the bookshelves, it is time for a regular anthology of brand-new fiction by the best and brightest in the field, both the Big Names and the most talented newcomers including: - Ramsey Campbell - Peter Crowther - Dennis Etchison - Elizabeth Hand - Brian Hodge - Caitlin R. Kiernan - Stephen King - John Ajvide Lindqvist - Richard Christian Matheson - Reggie Oliver - Robert Shearman - Angela Slatter - Michael Marshall Smith - Lisa Tuttle A Book of Horrors will be the foremost in the field: an eclectic collection of the very best chiller fiction from across the world.

Time s Mistress

Time s Mistress
Author: Steven Savile
Publsiher: Wordfire Press
Total Pages: 234
Release: 2014-09-22
ISBN 10: 9781614752400
ISBN 13: 1614752400
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Time s Mistress Book Review:

Steven Savile's popular fantasy stories embrace all aspects of the fantastic. Be it the wonder of magical realism, the darkness of the macabre, or the mythological, these stories have one thing in common: faith. Savile offers up tales of hope and wonder in equal measure, whilst treating sadness as a long lost friend. Nothing in his world is quite as it seems. The world you think you know isn't the world you're about to enter. Everything you think you've learned about life is about to be unlearned. These are stories of love. These are stories of loss. In some you will find redemption, in others the simple act of memory is treacherous and cannot be trusted. But in all of them there is an aching sense of loss and love. Savile's stories here speak to the part in all of us who still dares to fall in love again after a broken heart. "Savile packs more imagination into a short story than many writers manage in a full novel." Hellnotes "Stories about life and death by a man who has clearly consorted with devils." TM Wright, bestselling author of A Manhattan Ghost Story "One of the most seriously creepy pieces it has been my pleasure to read in a long time." -- Charles de Lint, on Remember Me Yesterday. "A modern fantasist of the first order. Watch as Savile carves a niche for himself in the literature of the new millennium." -- Tim Lebbon "Troubling, moving, curiously gentle, and a pleasure to read all the way through." -- Ed Gorman. "Lyrical, passionate and poignant." -- Tom Piccirilli. "Savile manages to successfully evoke a wonderful sense of atmosphere and place, while contemporaneously managing to constantly build the conflict and tension, and swiftly move the action forward"-- Fear Zone

Blockade Billy

Blockade Billy
Author: Stephen King
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 132
Release: 2010-05-25
ISBN 10: 1451608217
ISBN 13: 9781451608212
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Blockade Billy Book Review:

In "Blockade Billy," a retired coach recounts the story of "Blockade Billy" Blakely, the only player to have his record erased from baseball history, and in "Morality," an elderly minister recovering from a stroke offers to pay his home care nurse a large

Mile 81

Mile 81
Author: Stephen King
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 70
Release: 2011-09-01
ISBN 10: 1444732439
ISBN 13: 9781444732436
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mile 81 Book Review:

With the heart of Stand By Me and the genius horror of Christine, MILE 81 is Stephen King unleashing his imagination as he drives past one of those road signs . . . At Mile 81 on the Maine Turnpike is a boarded up rest stop, a place where high school kids drink and get into the kind of trouble high school kids have always gotten into. It's the place where Pete Simmons goes when his older brother heads off to the gravel pit to play 'paratroopers over the side'. Pete, armed with only the magnifying glass he got for his tenth birthday, finds a discarded bottle of vodka in the boarded up burger shack and drinks enough to pass out. That's why he doesn't notice a freshly mud-spattered station wagon (which is strange because there hadn't been any rain in New England for over a week) which veers into the Mile 81 rest area, ignoring the sign that reads 'closed, no services'. The driver's door opens but nobody gets out . . .

The Grip of It

The Grip of It
Author: Jac Jemc
Publsiher: FSG Originals
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2017-08-01
ISBN 10: 0374716072
ISBN 13: 9780374716073
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Grip of It Book Review:

Finalist for the Chicago Review of Books Fiction Award, Dan Chaon's Best of 2017 pick in Publishers Weekly, one of Vol. 1 Brooklyn's Best Books of 2017, a BOMB Magazine "Looking Back on 2017: Literature" Pick, and one of Vulture's 10 Best Thriller Books of 2017. Jac Jemc's The Grip of It is a chilling literary horror novel about a young couple haunted by their newly purchased home Touring their prospective suburban home, Julie and James are stopped by a noise. Deep and vibrating, like throat singing. Ancient, husky, and rasping, but underwater. “That’s just the house settling,” the real estate agent assures them with a smile. He is wrong. The move—prompted by James’s penchant for gambling and his general inability to keep his impulses in check—is quick and seamless; both Julie and James are happy to start afresh. But this house, which sits between a lake and a forest, has its own plans for the unsuspecting couple. As Julie and James try to establish a sense of normalcy, the home and its surrounding terrain become the locus of increasingly strange happenings. The framework— claustrophobic, riddled with hidden rooms within rooms—becomes unrecognizable, decaying before their eyes. Stains are animated on the wall—contracting, expanding—and map themselves onto Julie’s body in the form of painful, grisly bruises. Like the house that torments the troubled married couple living within its walls, The Grip of It oozes with palpable terror and skin-prickling dread. Its architect, Jac Jemc, meticulously traces Julie and James’s unsettling journey through the depths of their new home as they fight to free themselves from its crushing grip.

Six Scary Stories

Six Scary Stories
Author: Elodie Harper,Manuela Saragosa,Paul Bassett Davies,Michael Button,Stuart Johnstone,Neil Hudson
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 69
Release: 2016-08-25
ISBN 10: 1473648262
ISBN 13: 9781473648265
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Six Scary Stories Book Review:

SIX SCARY STORIES SELECTED AND INTRODUCED BY STEPHEN KING Winning stories from The Bazaar of Bad Dreams Hodder-Guardian competition The Number 1 bestselling writer Stephen King introduces and presents six gripping and chilling stories in this captivating anthology: WILD SWIMMING by Elodie Harper EAU-DE-ERIC by Manuela Saragosa THE SPOTS by Paul Bassett Davies THE UNPICKING by Michael Button LA MORT DE L'AMANT by Stuart Johnstone THE BEAR TRAP by Neil Hudson Stephen King discovered these stories when he judged a competition run by Hodder & Stoughton and the Guardian to celebrate publication of his own collection The Bazaar of Bad Dreams. He was so impressed with the entries that he recommended they were published together in one book. Reader beware: the stories will make you think twice before cuddling up to your old soft toy, dipping your toe into the water or counting the spots on a leopard...

The Stephen King Companion

The Stephen King Companion
Author: George Beahm
Publsiher: St. Martin's Griffin
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2015-10-06
ISBN 10: 1466856688
ISBN 13: 9781466856684
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Stephen King Companion Book Review:

The Stephen King Companion is an authoritative look at horror author King's personal life and professional career, from Carrie to The Bazaar of Bad Dreams. King expert George Beahm, who has published extensively about Maine's main author, is your seasoned guide to the imaginative world of Stephen King, covering his varied and prodigious output: juvenalia, short fiction, limited edition books, bestselling novels, and film adaptations. The book is also profusely illustrated with nearly 200 photos, color illustrations by celebrated "Dark Tower" artist Michael Whelan, and black-and-white drawings by Maine artist Glenn Chadbourne. Supplemented with interviews with friends, colleagues, and mentors who knew King well, this book looks at his formative years in Durham, when he began writing fiction as a young teen, his college years in the turbulent sixties, his struggles with early poverty, working full-time as an English teacher while writing part-time, the long road to the publication of his first novel, Carrie, and the dozens of bestselling books and major screen adaptations that followed. For fans old and new, The Stephen King Companion is a comprehensive look at America's best-loved bogeyman.

Chattery Teeth and Other Stories

Chattery Teeth and Other Stories
Author: Stephen King
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2014-12
ISBN 10: 9781627152983
ISBN 13: 1627152989
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Chattery Teeth and Other Stories Book Review:

Coming Soon

Coming Soon
Author: Michael Barber
Publsiher: Emmaus Road Publishing
Total Pages: 326
Release: 2005
ISBN 10: 9781931018265
ISBN 13: 193101826X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Coming Soon Book Review:

Is there a book of the Bible more often discussed and yet less understood than the Book of Revelation? The "seven seals." The "dragon." The "beast." The "sea of glass." The fantastic imagery found in the Book of Revelation has long captivated Christians but remains mysterious to many. In the midst of so much discussion about the end times, what does Revelation teach us about living in the present moment, with our eyes focused on the heavenly Jerusalem? Michael Barber's Coming Soon explores these questions by taking a detailed look at Revelation and its rich tapestry of prophecy, history, and biblical allusion. Barber explores the profound link between the Mass celebrated here on earth and the eternal reality of heaven, demonstrating that the Apocalypse reveals truth that has practical implications for today and points to a firm hope in tomorrow. Coming Soon is a verse-by-verse commentary on the Book of Revelation using the Revised Standard Version: Catholic Edition of the Bible. Barber provides a Catholic interpretation, which sees the liturgical background of this book of Scripture-a perspective missing in many Protestant commentaries.

Doctor Sleep

Doctor Sleep
Author: Stephen King
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2013-09-24
ISBN 10: 147672766X
ISBN 13: 9781476727660
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Doctor Sleep Book Review:

Now a major motion picture starring Ewan McGregor! From master storyteller Stephen King, his unforgettable and terrifying sequel to The Shining—an instant #1 New York Times bestseller that is “[a] vivid frightscape” (The New York Times). Years ago, the haunting of the Overlook Hotel nearly broke young Dan Torrance’s sanity, as his paranormal gift known as “the shining” opened a door straight into hell. And even though Dan is all grown up, the ghosts of the Overlook—and his father’s legacy of alcoholism and violence—kept him drifting aimlessly for most of his life. Now, Dan has finally found some order in the chaos by working in a local hospice, earning the nickname “Doctor Sleep” by secretly using his special abilities to comfort the dying and prepare them for the afterlife. But when he unexpectedly meets twelve-year-old Abra Stone—who possesses an even more powerful manifestation of the shining—the two find their lives in sudden jeopardy at the hands of the ageless and murderous nomadic tribe known as the True Knot, reigniting Dan’s own demons and summoning him to battle for this young girl’s soul and survival...

The Rim of Morning

The Rim of Morning
Author: William Sloane
Publsiher: New York Review of Books
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2015-10-06
ISBN 10: 1590179072
ISBN 13: 9781590179079
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Rim of Morning Book Review:

In the 1930s, William Sloane wrote two brilliant novels that gave a whole new meaning to cosmic horror. In To Walk the Night, Bark Jones and his college buddy Jerry Lister, a science whiz, head back to their alma mater to visit a cherished professor of astronomy. They discover his body, consumed by fire, in his laboratory, and an uncannily beautiful young widow in his house—but nothing compares to the revelation that Jerry and Bark encounter in the deserts of Arizona at the end of the book. In The Edge of Running Water, Julian Blair, a brilliant electrophysicist, has retired to a small town in remotest Maine after the death of his wife. His latest experiments threaten to shake up the town, not to mention the universe itself.

Horror Short Stories

Horror Short Stories
Author: Joanna Blythe
Publsiher: Sirius Entertainment
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2018-07
ISBN 10: 9781788285414
ISBN 13: 1788285417
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Horror Short Stories Book Review:

This collection of bone-chilling tales is sure to keep readers awake for many nights. It includes stories from classic writers such as Bram Stoker, H. P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allan Poe, M. R. James, William Hope Hodgson and Ambrose Bierce. Their haunting visions of cosmic terrors and everyday frights provide a thrilling excursion into the eerie depths of the horror genre.

Paranorthern

Paranorthern
Author: Stephanie Cooke
Publsiher: Etch/Hmh Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2021
ISBN 10: 0358169003
ISBN 13: 9780358169000
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Paranorthern Book Review:

"In this middle-grade graphic novel, a witch named Abby and her three friends-a wolf-girl, a ghost, and a pumpkinhead-band together to try and save their supernatural town from an invasion of rabid (but adorable) chaos bunnies"--

The Grownup

The Grownup
Author: Gillian Flynn
Publsiher: Crown
Total Pages: 63
Release: 2015
ISBN 10: 0804188971
ISBN 13: 9780804188975
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Grownup Book Review:

When a charlatan "psychic" visits her Victorian home to find the source of her terror and grief, Susan, the psychic, and her teenage stepson are soon forced to confront the truth about ghosts.

Nightmares in the Sky

Nightmares in the Sky
Author: Stephen King
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2014-12
ISBN 10: 9781627152976
ISBN 13: 1627152970
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nightmares in the Sky Book Review: