Yes, the movie adaptations are scary, but there's nothing more terrifying than King's words. Okay, so this isn't the most highly-regarded novel King's ever written, but maybe it's time that the final major work set in the fictional town of Castle Rock got a critical reassessment. King is masterful at weaving together diverse storylines from one community, and that skill is more than on display here.
From prestigious Pulitzer Prize winners to books that have been praised by Oprah herself, we scoured several best-seller lists and award archives to find the most popular book published every year since 1945. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1972, this story of discovery follows wheelchair user and ex-historian Lyman Ward in his quest to write his grandparents' biography.
If you're looking to broaden your reading list, may we suggest you start by adding more books by Latinx authors to your TBR pile. Regardless of one's cultural background or ethnicity, reading books written by people with experiences and perspectives that differ from our own can introduce us to worlds that don't look and function like ours and new ways of navigating the society we live in. For far too long, the racial makeup of many bookshelves haven't looked like the people who fill them, and that has a lot to do with the makeup of the publishing industry from the top on down.
The (blood)thirst is real, so get ready to howl at the moon with this list of the best werewolf movies ever made. According to folklore, werewolves leave their human form behind at the sight of a full moon — and once bitten, scratched or even cursed, their victims are doomed to transform into werewolves, too. Get the wolf pack together for a ferociously fun adults' night in, or if you're looking for a more family-friendly horror flick, we've got you covered with a few that won’t keep the kids wide awake at night.
From Cecily Strong's memoir to Nichole Perkins's collection of essays.
Before the successful Academy Award-winning movie of the same name, Forrest Gump was a book written by Winston Groom. After giving away his college fund to charity and burning the remaining cash he had in his wallet, Christopher Johnson McCandless set out in the Alaskan wilderness to invent a new life for himself. Author Jon Krakauer adapted Into the Wild from a 9,000-word article written on McCandless' life.
This month we have a collection of short fiction centered on California's Cambodian community by a promising young author who passed away last year, a quirky debut novel about nuns in Rhode Island, and a generational epic set against the backdrop of the Redwood forests. There's a spine-tingling story of a woman who suspects her husband of murder and a historical opus tracing one family's lineage over the course of centuries. There's also new faves by some old faves: Mexican Gothic author Silvia Moreno-Garcia returns with a 1970s-set noir, while the bestselling scribe behind The Dog Stars and The River, Peter Heller, returns with an eerie mystery that takes place at a nature retreat for the super-wealthy.
Connor Fields appeared to crash into a rider during the BMX event, then hit the ground hard and was hit by another bike.
From everyday reads to seasonal favorites we revisit every Halloween and Christmas, the world is full of some incredibly funny—and touching—books for children. For that reason, our list of the best children's books spans a wide age range: We cover everything from board books to chapter books.
The good reads we are delving into while basking in the glorious summer weather. Social dynamics were fraying in the lead up to the Thirty Years' War, disagreements between neighbors turned poisonous, the most vulnerable became scapegoats.
A dad is going viral for his heart-stopping save, and TikTok is applauding his lightning-fast reflexes — and heaving a giant sigh of relief!. Dad, TikToker and cheer coach Roland Pollard (@rolandpollard) posted this scary footage of his daughter's near fall. the two amassed over 300,000 views and hundreds of comments. In the video, Roland launches his little flyer into a stunt, holding her confidently with just one hand. and for a while, Jayden balances impressively in an upside-down handstand. But when Roland flips her, things take a turn — literally. Jayden flies out of his palm and begins to plummet, along with the hearts of everyone watching the footage at home!. But Roland, who would never let his flyer hit the ground, grabs Jayden and flips her safely to her feet. "You ok? You're ok. Do it one more time," he calmly says. Jayden, unfazed, smiles and nods. Hundreds of TikTokers flew to the comment section to laud Roland for his amazing skills and Jayden for her bravery. Hundreds of TikTokers flew to the comment section to laud Roland for his amazing skills and Jayden for her bravery. "Amazing save Dad," wrote one user. Roland and Jayden's heart-stopping video teaches us all that although life can get scary and we may take a tumble now and again. it's important to always get back up and try again
A dog owner shared a "next level creepy" text from a stranger on Reddit, where they asked the owner out and admitted they got the phone number off of their dog's collar. The Reddit user u/AvocadoDemon posted a screenshot of the exchange on the platform and asked, "Is this a thing?". The stranger had texted them, saying that they picked up their number after petting their dog and looking at the collar. When the Redditor didn't reply, . ... the stranger followed up with "Hello?" and then "Why do you even have your number on her collar if you don't want people to text you? What the f***? Such a tease". Clearly, the stranger has a vital misunderstanding of the purpose of putting a phone number on a pet's collar — it's in case the pet goes missing, and the owner can be contacted. Reddit was up in arms over the exchange. "I can't believe that there are actually people with this mindset," one person said. "The insinuation that she's, like, seeking attention by having the number on the dog's collar is hilarious to me," another added. One commenter took a moment to issue a larger warning about other people doing this with pets, especially if there's a phone number or address on a dog's collar
She’s dealt with bouts of dizziness “on and off” for a while.
Ali Fedotowsky took to Instagram to share that she has shingles, despite only being 36.
In a TikTok that has gone viral, a young woman filmed her neighbor who appeared to be perched in a tree and peering into her window. User @lucy.2481 shared the footage and explained this is her response when "people ask why [her] curtains are always closed". The middle-aged man in the tree hid after he apparently noticed her filming him. Despite advice and reassurance from her audience, @lucy.2481 certainly did not feel safe . while she and others said they didn't think the police would do anything to handle the situation because he has not yet trespassed, . others assured her that she already had the evidence necessary to file the report
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Our resident tarot expert Kerry Ward breaks down what’s in the cards for you this week.
Tim Riggins is still very hot, FYI. Believe it or not, it has been almost 10 years since we said goodbye to Friday Night Lights. While you hit the play button to relive all of FNL's best moments, you might also be wondering what some of our favorite stars have been up to since the show's end.
Soleil Moon Frye is warning parents about COVID-19 after revealing that three of her children have the virus.
The 24-year-old songstress looks stunning!