11/22/63 by Stephen King


While grading English assignments in 2011, Jake Epping learns of the tragic childhood of Harry Dunning, one of his GED students. Dunning managed to be the only survivor when his father slaughtered his family with a sledgehammer. But a bigger revelation comes from his friend, Al Templeton. The storeroom in Al’s diner hides a portal […]

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Out of the Silent Planet by C. S. Lewis


     While walking through the English countryside, Dr. Ransom is kidnapped by two men who take him away on a spaceship, to the planet Malacandra. Convinced that the men intend to hand him over to the inhabitants of this strange place, Ransom manages to escape, but finds himself lost and alone. Though not for long. I’ve had […]

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Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury


When a strange carnival comes into town in the middle of the night, two boys are pulled into its strange mysteries. This book was on my Fill In the Gaps challenge list. I’m sad to say that I didn’t finish it. I made it a little over half way through before I decided to call it […]

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Friday Finds (2/20/15)


Friday Finds is hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just share the new-to-you books you found during the week — books you either want to add to your TBR (to be read) list, or that you just heard about that sounded interesting. If you’ve discovered them this week, share them […]

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The Skin Map by Stephen R. Lawhead


     Kit Livingstone is living an ordinary life in London when his great-grandfather, Cosimo, finds him and pulls him into an unbelievable adventure.  Cosimo tells Kit about ley lines. They exist all over the world. With knowledge of where they are and how to use them, a person can travel along them between universes. One can travel […]

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Friday Finds 5/6/11


Friday Finds is hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just share the new-to-you books you found during the week — books you either want to add to your TBR (to be read) list, or that you just heard about that sounded interesting. If you’ve discovered them this week, share them with […]

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