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Book Vs Movie: The Shining

King v Kubrick Author: Stephen King Stanley Kubrick’s film edition of The Shining has long been one of my favorite horror movies. Its mood and atmosphere coupled with creepy imagery and high-end acting has captured many, except oddly Stephen King. The reason why becomes obvious when you read the book, which still has that same isolated paranoia but its own separate twist which is far more subtle and drawn out. My first reading of The Shining a few years ago left me lackluster and left the book being donated (a rarity for my hoarding style library). When my husband, though, [...]

2020-05-14T08:43:03-07:00April 6th, 2020|

Winter 2020 Book Preview

The holidays may be over, but we’re about to start on a whole new year of reading! Just in case you didn’t get all the books you wanted this year, our winter 2020 book preview is your guide to some of the most buzzed-about and exciting books coming this winter, from thrillers to true crime and memoir. Drop some hints to your loved ones, or just treat yourself to a stack of new reads. With our winter 2020 book preview, it’ll be a happy new year for book lovers! OUT NOW The Dead Girls Club Author: Damien Angelica Walters   There’s [...]

2020-01-01T21:31:01-07:00January 1st, 2020|Tags: |

Thankful For Great Cozy Mysteries

Snowy Days and Cozy Mysteries Garfield, the little feral cat who demands food, isn’t ready to let go of autumn and is trying very hard to be a pumpkin. Today he is our Cozy Mysteries Mascot. As we move from the deluge of colorful leaves into bare branches against snowy skies, our cozy game is strong. Here are ten mysteries to keep you gumshoeing as fall gives over to winter and winter over to all things cozy – cocoa and killer hijinks and sleuths with attitude.     Low Tide Author: Dawn Lee McKenna Taking a break from all things [...]

2019-12-22T11:36:15-07:00December 13th, 2019|