Night Shift – Stephen King || Book REVIEW {REPOST} (Stephen King read-through #4)

This was originally posted 1 / 28 / 18! I am reposting all my original read-through reviews for continuity sake.

This is the first SK short story collection I’ve ever read and one of the only short story collections I’ve read. I was nervous because I didn’t really know what to expect. Did I enjoy it? Let’s find out!



Never trust your heart to the New York Times bestselling master of suspense, Stephen King. Especially with an anthology that features the classic stories “Children of the Corn,” “The Lawnmower Man,” “Graveyard Shift,” “The Mangler,” and “Sometimes They Come Back”-which were all made into hit horror films.

“Unbearable suspense.” (Dallas Morning News)

From the depths of darkness, where hideous rats defend their empire, to dizzying heights, where a beautiful girl hangs by a hair above a hellish fate, this chilling collection of twenty short stories will plunge readers into the subterranean labyrinth of the most spine-tingling, eerie imagination of our time.

GENRE – Horror

RATING – R (intense scenes, sex, gore, language)

LENGTH – 326 pages

PUBLISHED – 2 / 1978 by Doubleday

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Room 237 || Movie REVIEW

What does Stephen King, Stanley Kubrick, genocide, and the Apollo moon landing all have in common? The Shining apparently.

Everyone knows Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of The Shining even if they haven’t read Stephen King’s novel.

Personally, I’m a fan of both but see them as completely different stories. I love Kubrick’s filmmaking style because he includes all kinds of Easter eggs and little hints to what’s going on. I don’t even need to talk about my feelings on Stephen King because we all know I love him more than any other author.

So tonight on a whim, I decided to watch the fan film Room 237 about some theories of what Kubrick’s vision had been when making The Shining.

So without further ado, let’s talk about what I thought about this film.

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Gerald’s Game (BOOK – 1992) vs. Gerald’s Game (MOVIE – 2017)

***If you don’t want to read the entire post, there is a short review at the end!***

Ever since I read Gerald’s Game, in February (see my review HERE ), I have been wanting to see it adapted. So you can imagine my excitement when I heard the news that it was coming to Netflix. I thought that if anyone could adapt this, with all the gore and sexuality, that they could.


So let’s see the similarities and differences between the 1990 book and the 2017 movie.

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