Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Teaser Tuesday (36): The Shining by Stephen King

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Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.
Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

• Grab your current read
• Open to a random page
• Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
• BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (Make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
• Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

This week’s Teaser comes from the following book:



Title: The Shining
Author: Stephen King
Original Publisher: Doubleday
Originally Published:  1977
Reprinted: 2008, sold by Random House

Purchase: Amazon  only $1.99 for Kindle

From Amazon:

With an excerpt from the sequel, Doctor Sleep.

Terrible events occur at an isolated hotel in the off season, when a small boy with psychic powers struggles to hold his own against the forces of evil that are driving his father insane.





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I'm kicking it old school this week!  I'm lining up Doctor Sleep for a read soon, and I want to refresh my brain on The Shining because it's been ages since I read it.  Amazon has the ebook for only $1.99!!  I don't think I ever actually owned a print copy of this one -- I probably borrowed it from a friend or checked it out at the library.  The only problem -- aside from choosing a two-sentence quote -- is that with an ebook, you can't pull a Joey and put it in the freezer when it gets too scary!!



My teaser:

“She had never dreamed there could be so much pain in a life 
when there was nothing physically wrong. 
She hurt all the time.” 
- Kindle Loc 941 / Pg 48

I’d love to know what your Teaser is!


chelesiggy

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