Summer of Night
Publish date: July 5th 2011
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Pages no: 528
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
Series: Seasons of Horror (#1)
Preface: Some of you will read this review and wonder why I gave it such a high score when I had such a big problem with a certain aspect of the storyline. Those of you who feel confused by my rating should know that, yes, this book is terrific. It transported me to another time and place. For me, i...
I am utterly speechless. I can't write a review that will do justice to this novel that wrecked me in the best kind of way. Let me just say two things: 1.) Stephen King is dangerously close to being dethroned as my favorite author. 2.) Read this book. Now.
Maybe light on the horror, but heavy with colorful characterizations of small town life in the 60's and how innocence can be lost very quickly and then somehow found again. Solid 4.5 Stars and Highly Recommended.
It’s the summer of 1960 and in the small town of Elm Haven, Illinois, five twelve-year-old boys are forging the powerful bonds that a lifetime of change will not break. From sunset bike rides to shaded hiding places in the woods, the boys’ days are marked by all of the secrets and silences of an id...
All Dan Simmons fans know that he can write successfully in any genre he chooses and that he likes to mix horror into various other genres. Here is his YA/horror novel. It's a bit too horrific, profane, violent, sexy and grim to actually appear in the YA section of any bookstore, though, what with a...
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