Firestarter by Stephen King

Charlie McGee’s story is never about destruction and, though she had lost people who were most dear to her, it is neither about tragedy nor defeat. Firestarter is about hope and defiance seen in Charlie, in the survivor and heroine in her against severe injustice and degenerate actions by a nation to its citizen. Continue reading

Finally, Nick and Bebang!

Today’s post on The Weekly Awesome Book Finds is way overdue since I had bought these books as November came to a close (which was a good two weeks ago). But me being me, missed blogging dates are never an … Continue reading

The Attack of the Clones

No, this post has nothing to do with the recent buzz about Disney buying the Star Wars movie franchise from Lucasfilm. What I’m referring here as “clones” are the bunch of books I already have that, in any which way, … Continue reading

‘Salem’s Lot by Stephen King

The Town Knew Darkness (A Book Review of Stephen King’s ‘Salem’s Lot) Far more complex than his debut Carrie, Stephen King ups the ante in his sophomore hit ‘Salem’s Lot, published in 1975.  Raising the bar of horror from a … Continue reading

Tales of H. P. Lovecraft Selected and Edited by Joyce Carol Oates

Weirder Than You Think (A Book Review of Tales of H. P. Lovecraft edited by Joyce Carol Oates) Without a doubt Howard Philips Lovecraft, or more commonly known as H. P. Lovecraft, is one of the greatest writers the turbulent … Continue reading

The Shining by Stephen King

This Inhuman Place Makes Human Monsters (A Book Review of Stephen King’s The Shining) Acclaimed by both readers and critics, Stephen King’s third novel, The Shining, published in 1977 on the heel of two previous runaway bestsellers Carrie and ‘Salem’s … Continue reading

What I Got for March

Though the first and second week of March had been hectic — swamped with work related errands as usual — I think an overdue book-hunting is in order, just to de-stress and splurge on — a bit. Following are some … Continue reading

Carrie by Stephen King

Not Your Ordinary Cinderella Story (A Book Review of Stephen King’s Carrie) I know it’s a bummer, but let’s face it, I bet any of you who has gone through this rite of passage called “high school” might’ve had felt … Continue reading

A Series of Fortuitous Events

I’m always on the look out to do something new this year. Then sometime this week while browsing Facebook, I happen to stumble upon this request on my home page inviting me on to an event called Snape Day. Seeing … Continue reading