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Nightmares and Dreamscapes
Ever read a story out loud to a friend -- knowing it's not the kind of story they'd read on their own?

I do that all the time (even snippets of novels
Jan 25, 1999
Oct 20, 2008
Gerald's Game
One of those can I have my time back please novels. The only book by King I absolutely HATED!!!
not set
Nov 07, 2008
A Fistful of Sky
I love just about everything I've read by Nina (and I've read all but her very earliest stories). This visit with the LaZelle family was really wanted ...more
Nov 27, 2002
Oct 20, 2008
Skeleton Crew
Some of his best short stories appear in this collection! As well as one of his best novellas.

"The Mist" was one of those stories that stays with you
Nov 25, 2001
Oct 20, 2008
The Wood Wife
Originally slated to be one of the four premier books in the Brian Froud's Faerielands series, when that was scrapped the two books that hadn't been r ...more
Aug 16, 1999
Dec 02, 2008
Green Rider
Another of those "I picked it up because of the cover" (lovely artwork by the late Keith Parkinson!) that was a reward for adventurousness -- Enjoyed ...more
Dec 20, 1998
Oct 20, 2008
Alan Mendelsohn, the Boy From Mars
latest re-read 3/4/2012

My freshman year in HS I read several books by DMP... this was my favorite.

I remember, in college, volunteering at the local li
Jan 1987
Nov 16, 2010
Just After Sunset
"Willa" -- I wasn't really expecting such a sweet ghost story from King... 11/3/2010

"The Gingerbread Girl" -- Can't catch me. Good for her. 11/18/2010
Jul 16, 2011
Dec 27, 2010
Trio of Sorcery (Diana Tregarde, #0.5) (Jennifer Talldeer, #2)
I suspect that the popularity of her books, though waning, is responsible for the poor editing in recent books.

The stories are fun, and quick reads, b
Mar 25, 2011
Dec 06, 2010
Sacred Ground
I really liked this book, though it's basically a continuation of the Diana Tregarde books -- with Jennifer Talldeer and her Amerind ancestry replacin ...more
Dec 1999
Oct 20, 2008
Bone Crossed (Mercy Thompson, #4)
bought it at B&N today 2/14...

read the book this evening... I like how Stefan's absence was explained and the book had such a nice calm ending for
Mar 06, 2009
Feb 14, 2009
Riders of the Storm (Stratification, #2)
I restrained myself from devouring this book until book 3 was due... but my timing was off by almost a month. Now I have to wait to see what happens t ...more
Jun 13, 2009
Jun 14, 2009
Tarot:  Witch of the Black Rose vol 1 (Remastered)
re-read 10/5/2012 -- Witch Wars, Season of the Witch, The Dragon Witch and The Witch & The Frog

These would be more enjoyable if Jim didn't have su
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 19, 2011
Personal Demon (Women of the Otherworld, #8)
Of the "Women of the Otherworld" I prefer Elena, then Jamie, then Savannah and her mother, then Paige and Hope. Paige and Hope strike me as being kind ...more
Mar 09, 2009
Feb 07, 2009

SUCH a pretty cover from Michael Whelan@!!!!
not set
Jan 13, 2009
Shadow Fires
The only book by Dean Koontz I've ever read that I detested!
Jan 1993
Dec 05, 2008
Desert Cat (A Big Mike Mystery #1)
re-read 11/25/2012

Looking desperately for a hard-back (smaller than usual) version (probably ex-library)...

Well, apparently the first of the excellent
Feb 20, 1999
Oct 20, 2008
Finding Magic
re-read November 2012

not one dud in the bunch!

A gorgeous cover by Jody Lee!

now, if we could just find the person who was responsible for proofreading
Feb 09, 2009
Oct 20, 2008
Adventure Stories For Girls
When our accountant retired and move to Vegas where her daughter lives about 2 years ago, I inherited a few books and this was one. I've read about 1/ ...more
not set
May 29, 2013
The Sandman, Vol. 1: Preludes and Nocturnes (The Sandman, #1)
#1 re-read 1/6/2012 thru 1/23/2012

latest re-read 12/23/2011 - 12/30/2011

#1 Sleep of the Just -- the cabal captures Dream while trying to capture his s
Mar 28, 2003
Oct 20, 2008
Rotten Relations
A great selection of stories, including Nina Kirki Hoffman, who prompts me to buy more anthologies...

"The Trick of the Tricksters Tricked" by Josepha
Mar 24, 2005
Oct 20, 2008
The Stand
I read the Stand in 1986-87. Adored it. Then, in early 1990 I heard rumor of an expanded "Unabridged" edition. Had to have it. Immediately.

I waited, i
Jan 1990
Oct 20, 2008
The Brand X Anthology Of Fiction
the following snippet sums it up for me

"Books must prefer their own company to that of human beings, who rarely use them in the proper or appropriate
not set
Apr 23, 2009
Jumper (Jumper, #1)
I love Love LOVE this book! I first read it when it FIRST came out in 1992 and I've read it at least 4-5 times since then.

So, when they announced ther
Jun 03, 2000
Oct 20, 2008
The King's Peace (Tir Tanagiri, #1)
Like Paula Volsky's books (especially Illusion ) this is a fantasy take, in another world, of historical events. Kinda :-)

This is the first book in t
Jun 03, 2002
Oct 20, 2008
Boy's Life
12-11-2013 just finished this year's re-read. Last night I read the two sad chapters, then held my poor doggy to recover my emotional stability
Apr 16, 2000
Nov 17, 2008
Hearts in Atlantis
I liked the first story the most of the 5 linked novellas that make up this book.

For once, the Dark Tower theme was necessary, but not overwhelming a
Apr 09, 2000
Oct 20, 2008
Powers Of Detection: Stories Of Mystery & Fantasy
Cold Spell by Donna Andrews 6/21/2006
The Nightside, needless to say" by Simon R. Green. Not John Turner, but Larry Oblivion. read 22/2006
Lovely by Joh
Jul 09, 2006
Oct 20, 2008
Common Threads (Chapel Hollow)
re-read in 2008

one of my most prized books; hunted for this thing for years and paid WAY too much. When the fire-warnings flare in the summer, I toss
Mar 10, 2006
Oct 22, 2008
Pet Sematary
My first Stephen King Novel. I was 11.

I'd seen some of the movies up to then (Carrie, The Shining, Creepshow, Cujo, Dead Zone, Christine, Firestarter
Jan 1984
Dec 05, 2008
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