Later is about a boy who can see dead people and who is going to tell you straight up it’s not like The Sixth Sense and I think as far as King novels go… it’s pretty darned average. It’s not bad. It’s just there.
Me: I really need to be reasonable next year with my book buying and maybe not pay so much attention to upcoming new releases. Also Me: Oh my God! There are so many books!!!! Is doing four posts on this unreasonable?
I’m about halfway through a re-read of The Stand. I read it for the first time when I was probably way too young and remember loving it. But I’m having some bumps on this reread. Which you know it’s been decades people change you never read the same thing the same way no matter how … More Rereading with Some Trepidation: The Stand
It’s a whole new decade and I was thinking about what book world and reading would look like this time in 10 years. How will the 20’s shape and change books for us? Or books change the 20’s? Below are my predictions.
Doctor Sleep Directed By: Mike Flanagan Having not read the book I went into this movie expecting it to lean heavily on Danny Torrance and his return to the Overlook Hotel- the haunted hell hotel where the events of The Shining took place. I was pleasantly surprised that the highlight of this movie was the … More I Hope it Hurts: Doctor Sleep
I’ll get to the dragon news but in already filming news have I been sleeping on the fact we’re getting a new adaptation of The Stand? It’s only my favorite King book and I actually really liked then 90’s miniseries. How in the hell did I miss that?
It Chapter 2 Directed By: Andy Muschietti Stephen King is well-known for not always sticking the landings as they say. It is probably a big part of that. The film makes fun of that as well teasing writer Bill that no one likes his endings. Overall I have to say I enjoyed the film. Lots … More It Chapter 2: Thoughts & Spoilers
It By: Stephen King As a kid I was always a fan of Stephen King’s older stuff. The Stand, Tommyknockers, Carrie, Christine but for some reason I got it in my head that I would never, ever touch It. Yet the most recent adaptation and a rekindled interest in horror made me finally pickup the … More I Finally Read It
Me: I’m going to finally read IT next. I’m going to do it. I’m going to be brave… Final trailer drops. Me: Maybe I’ll wait a little while longer.
Below are some ideas for a summer adventure, trip, activities or just a fun day out and if you don’t want to or can’t do any of them you can just check out the books that inspired them!