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Sam Whitehouse

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Reader. Writer. Fan of Marvel, Potter, Spielberg movies, and sci-fi and crime TV shows.
Favorite movie? Jurassic Park
Favourite TV show? Lost or Fringe.
Favorite book? Watership Down, Jurassic Park, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows or 11/22/63 by Stephen King.
Favorite author? Stephen King, JK Rowling or Lee Child.

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I’m always apprehensive of movie adaptions of my favourite books. And IT is one of my favourite (Top five, maybe even top three) books of all time. It’s a showcase of everything Stephen King does best. Not just horror. King books are never just about the horror. IT is about family and friendship, love, good and evil, loyalty, trust, and so much more.


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The Forest's Mother (Select)
1 chapters   —   updated Jun 03, 2013 01:04AM
Description: The tale of a boy who makes the mistake of facing a creature his town fears.
The Father of Lies (Short Story) (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
1 chapters   —   updated Jun 02, 2013 09:39AM
Description: A spooky short story.
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Sam Whitehouse Emily May wrote: "Hey, thanks for the add.
I had to accept when I saw you're from Pontefract - I spent most of my life there! I was born in Normanton :)"


That's a pretty cool coincidence. Looking forward to talking books with you.


Emily May Hey, thanks for the add.
I had to accept when I saw you're from Pontefract - I spent most of my life there! I was born in Normanton :)


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