Monthly Archive: July 2013

Jul 05

Stephen King's Joyland: Not the Usual

Might as well establish this up front: I’m a Stephen King fan. (Some people aren’t, but hey, there’s no accounting for taste.) I am not, however, a horror fan. Not really. So when I read his work that can be classified as horror—which, by the way, is only a portion of it, despite where it’s …

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Jul 01

Books of Childhood: Frog and Toad and All the Others

Magic happened this weekend. I was at Barnes & Noble, where I had originally intended to buy a comic book for my 14-year-old nephew who is recovering from surgery. Since I came in for just the one thing, of course, I found myself walking around toting an armful of books that I had to set …

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