Tuesday, November 17, 2015

What to read while waiting for...



The Bazaar of Bad Dreams: Stories
The Bazaar of Bad Dreams: Stories
By King, Stephen
2015-11 - Scribner Book Company
9781501111679 Check Our Catalog
A master storyteller at his best the O. Henry Prize winner Stephen King delivers a generous collection of stories, several of them brand-new, featuring revelatory autobiographical comments on when, why, and how he came to write (or rewrite) each story.

Since his first collection, "Nightshift," published thirty-five years ago, Stephen King has dazzled readers with his genius as a writer
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Are you patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for that best seller?  Here are some suggestions.


Other books by the same author.


Doctor Sleep
Doctor Sleep
By King, Stephen
2014-06 - Gallery Books
9781451698855 Check Our Catalog
Stephen King returns to the character and territory of one of his most popular novels ever, "The Shining," in this instantly riveting novel about the now middle-aged Dan Torrance and the very special twelve-year-old girl he must save from a tribe of murderous paranormals. …More


Just After Sunset: Stories
Just After Sunset: Stories
By King, Stephen
2009-09 - Pocket Books
9781416586654 Check Our Catalog
In his first collection of short stories since "Everything's Eventual" in 2002, King delivers 13 stories ranging from the subtle to the disturbing, set in a world where the line between the living and the dead is often blurry, and the seams that hold reality intact might tear apart at any moment. Available in a tall Premium Edition. …More


Hearts in Atlantis
Hearts in Atlantis
By King, Stephen
2000-08 - Pocket Books
9780671024246 Check Our Catalog
Although it is difficult to believe, the Sixties are not fictional: they actually happened.
No matter the format, Stephen King's work is spellbinding because the author himself is spellbound. The first hugely popular writer of the TV generation, King published his first novel, Carrie, in 1974, the year before the last U.S. troops withdrew from Vietnam. Images from that war -- and protests …More


Complimentary Reads


Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances
By Gaiman, Neil
2015-02 - William Morrow & Company
9780062330260 Check Our Catalog

From one of the most critically acclaimed and beloved storytellers of our time comes a major new collection of stories and verse
"We each have our little triggers . . . things that wait for us in the dark corridors of our lives." So says Neil Gaiman in his introduction to Trigger Warning, a remarkable compendium of twenty-five stories and poems that explore the transformative power of …More


He Is Legend: An Anthology Celebrating Richard Matheson
He Is Legend: An Anthology Celebrating Richard Matheson
By Conlon, Christopher
2010-09 - Tor Books
9780765326140 Check Our Catalog
Richard Matheson, the "New York Times" bestselling author of I Am Legend, has inspired a generation of storytellers. Now, an outstanding cast of top writers pays tribute to his legacy with an all-new collection of original stories set in Matheson's own fictional universes, including sequels, prequels, and companion stories to "I Am Legend," "Hell House," "The Incredible Shrinking Man," "Somewhere …More



A Night in the Cemetery: And Other Stories of Crime & Suspense
A Night in the Cemetery: And Other Stories of Crime & Suspense
By Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich
Translator Sekirin, Peter
2009-09 - Pegasus Books
9781605980591 Check Our Catalog
Anton Chekhov's only collection of crime and mystery stories. …More