Author: Jackie Torrance

8 Under-Appreciated Halloween Films

Hey y’all, it’s Jackie. As Halloween approaches, the horror movie marathons kick into full swing on many channels, making it easy to curl up in front of a fire with a cup of tea and binge watch your favorite classics. I intended to do just that the other evening, but as I was browsing the movie schedules for channels like AMC and FX, I noticed something.

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31 Days with the King – The Shining

Tonight’s date with the King is the second King novel I ever read, and today it is still one of the stories I find myself coming back to most. The premise is simple: an alcoholic writer becomes the winter caretaker for an isolated old hotel in the Colorado mountains, looking to both cure his drinking problem and his writer’s block. He moves with his wife and young son into the hotel, where they will be shut away for the foreseeable winter. What could possibly go wrong?

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31 Days with the King – Christine

Tonight’s date with the King is one whose premise may not sound particular interesting (a killer car?), but I can assure you it provides for a quality read if you give it a chance! At least, I can guarantee it’ll scare you enough to never want to adjust your car seat ever again. Tonight’s selection is…Christine!

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31 Days with the King – Lisey’s Story

Tonight our date with the King is Lisey’s Story, a novel that King himself has stated is his favorite of all the books he has written. I have personally owned a copy of Lisey’s Story for a long time, but while I only recently got around to reading it, I am glad I did because it quickly became a work I am fond of.

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31 Days With The King – Pet Sematary

Tonight’s date with King (or technically what was supposed to be last night’s date) is a King story who’s movie is getting a remake this year: Pet Sematary! Pet Sematary is a novel King wrote in 1983, after King returned to teach at his alma mater, the University of Maine, and his family moved next to a busy road out in the country.

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