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Why I Enjoy Stephen King’s Books

For Halloween, I decided to read the book Pet Sematary by Stephen King. This isn’t a review of that book (you can read that here), but rather a commentary on why I enjoy reading many of his books. It’s the way he builds suspense. Stephen King’s endings aren’t usually a twist ending, nor are they a…

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Review – ‘Pet Sematary’

Pet Sematary by Stephen King My rating: 4 of 5 stars A Sometimes Plodding, Yet Overall Suspenseful Build Stephen King’s brand of horror isn’t usually the twist ending, nor is it the gross out factor. He often plays the suspenseful long-game, in which he drops breadcrumbs throughout the story that lead the reader to expect…

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Review – ‘The Shadow Rising’

The Shadow Rising by Robert Jordan My rating: 5 of 5 stars Robert Jordan’s Redemption Song If you had told me six months ago when I finished the third book in the Wheel of Time series, that not only would I would enjoy The Shadow Rising, but I would absolutely love it, I would have…

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On Moving to Koreatown

We moved from the West Side to Koreatown this month. On our way out, we made a list of the things that we wanted to do before we left the old neighborhood. Some things that we accomplished: Dress up and go see the Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Nuart Theatre; Have date night and go bar…