AUTHOR, Book Review, Fiction, O, Read in 2008

One Last Scream by Kevin O’Brien

One Last Scream
by Kevin O’Brien

Copyright: 2008
Pages: 476
Rating: 5/5
Read: Sept. 9-15, 2008
Challenge: 2008 2nds Challenge

First Line: She turned the key in the ignition, and nothing happened, just a hollow click, click, click.

Twelve women disappear and eleven years later there is still no closure to those disappearances. Amelia Faraday is a beautiful young women who is having blackouts. And she fears that she is responsible for the deaths of some of her close family members during those blackouts. It will take Amelia and her therapist before she can really find out what is really going out during those lost times.

I really enjoyed this book! It was really a great read! This is the second O’Brien book that I have read, the first one I read a long time ago but I still remember enjoying it as well. I’m definitely looking forward to reading more Kevin O’Brien. I highly recommend this book!!

AUTHOR, Book Review, Fiction, K, Read in 2008

The Shining by Stephen King

The Shining
by Stephen King

Copyright: 1977
Pages: 464
Rating: 3.5/5
Read: Sept. 2-8, 2008
Challenge: 1% Well-Read Challenge, Book to Movie Challenge, Celebrate the Author Challenge,

First Line: Jack Torrance thought: Officious little prick.

Jack Torrence’s life has been turned upside down by an incident at the school that he used to teach at. Now living in Colorado with his wife and son, the family is struggling. So Jack decides that the family will move into the Overlook Hotel during the winter and be the caretakers. But the Overlook Hotel has some secrets of its own….

This book was okay, I think I enjoyed it a lot better the first time I read it, which was more than 5 years ago. But it was still classic King and I enjoyed it.