Category Archives: Response to book

Needful Quotes

The following are quotes from Stephen King’s Needful things. “At fifty-one you had to keep running just to escape the avalanche of your own past.” (p. 99) “Brian had uncovered one of the great truths of small towns: many secrets—in … Continue reading

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Deus Ex Machina In The Maze

The following is in response to The Maze Runner series (excluding the prequels) by James Dashner. Having seen the film based on the first book of this series in 2014, I was excited to finally get a chance to dig … Continue reading

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Beautiful Creatures?

The following is in response to Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl. This book was the twenty-fourth book that I read this year as part of my Goodreads.com challenge. Before writing this post, I take a deep breath … Continue reading

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Vonnegut for Breakfast

The following is in response to Kurt Vonnegut’s book Breakfast of Champions, which was the twenty-third book that I read this year. Vonnegut is no doubt a master of contemporary American literature—it even says so on the back of the … Continue reading

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Roadwork Quotes

The following are quotes from the book Roadwork by Stephen King, which was the twenty-second book that I read this year. He said: “I can’t explain. I listened to myself. But people talk a different language inside. It sounds like … Continue reading

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Cursed Be The Child

The following is in response to a play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and The Cursed Child, based on a new story by Jack Thorne, John Tiffany, and J. K. Rowling. This play, which follows the story of Rowling’s famous … Continue reading

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Writing, Rage, and Youtube

The following is in response to Stephen King’s On Writing, King’s Rage, and Joseph Garrett’s Stampy’s Lovely Book. The eighteenth book that I read this year was On Writing by Mr. Stephen King. The book is in part autobiographical and … Continue reading

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