What You Should Read

You Should Read: Stephen King (with our mom, Becky Hall!)

December 15, 2020 Kelly Hager, Julia Hall, Rachael Hall Season 1 Episode 29
What You Should Read
You Should Read: Stephen King (with our mom, Becky Hall!)
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What You Should Read
You Should Read: Stephen King (with our mom, Becky Hall!)
Dec 15, 2020 Season 1 Episode 29
Kelly Hager, Julia Hall, Rachael Hall

Today we discuss the very prolific Stephen King! We have recommendations for every reader (which means that no matter what your reading taste is, we have something that will make you very happy). Sidebar topics include a minor competition about who read Stephen King the youngest (Kelly won) and who has a better Stephen King story (Becky won) and our favorite Stephen King adaptations. This show marks the best day of Kelly's entire life. M-o-o-n, that spells joy.

Also, wait, we have t-shirts now?! 

 

Links:

Nora Roberts explains publishing: https://www.themarysue.com/nora-roberts-a-beautiful-destruction/

Stephen King's yard: https://bangordailynews.com/2020/04/22/arts-culture/the-chainsaw-sculpture-at-stephen-and-tabitha-kings-house-is-now-complete/ 

 

Books Discussed:

Becky Hall: Pet Sematary, Salem's Lot, the Dark Tower series, Cujo, The Stand, Under the Dome, Hearts in Atlantis, Bag of Bones, Desperation, The Green Mile and Nightmares and Dreamscapes (all by Stephen King)

 

Julia: The Great Alone (Kristin Hannah), We Ride Upon Sticks (Quan Barry), The House of Broken Angels (Luis Alberto Urrea), The Extraordinaries (TJ Klune), On Writing, 11-22-63, Carrie, The Eyes of the Dragon and The Talisman (all Stephen King).

Rachael: In a Holidaze (Christina Lauren), One Day in December (Josie Silver), the books in Seanan McGuire's Wayward Children series, Jade City (Fonda Lee), Never Far Away (Michael Koryta), People Like Her (Ellery Lloyd) and Sex and Vanity (Kevin Kwan).

Kelly: The Half Sister (Sandie Jones), People Like Her (Ellery Lloyd), The Chicken Sisters (KJ Dell'Antonia), Misery, The Dead Zone and The Shining (all by Stephen King).

 

Follow What You Should Read:
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YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCfNtid_b0R14otSPRZTkmQ
www.whatyoushouldread.com

Don't forget about our next book club! We're discussing Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones on February 9! You can email your thoughts or find us on social media! We're really excited for this one--and its special guest!

Show Notes

Today we discuss the very prolific Stephen King! We have recommendations for every reader (which means that no matter what your reading taste is, we have something that will make you very happy). Sidebar topics include a minor competition about who read Stephen King the youngest (Kelly won) and who has a better Stephen King story (Becky won) and our favorite Stephen King adaptations. This show marks the best day of Kelly's entire life. M-o-o-n, that spells joy.

Also, wait, we have t-shirts now?! 

 

Links:

Nora Roberts explains publishing: https://www.themarysue.com/nora-roberts-a-beautiful-destruction/

Stephen King's yard: https://bangordailynews.com/2020/04/22/arts-culture/the-chainsaw-sculpture-at-stephen-and-tabitha-kings-house-is-now-complete/ 

 

Books Discussed:

Becky Hall: Pet Sematary, Salem's Lot, the Dark Tower series, Cujo, The Stand, Under the Dome, Hearts in Atlantis, Bag of Bones, Desperation, The Green Mile and Nightmares and Dreamscapes (all by Stephen King)

 

Julia: The Great Alone (Kristin Hannah), We Ride Upon Sticks (Quan Barry), The House of Broken Angels (Luis Alberto Urrea), The Extraordinaries (TJ Klune), On Writing, 11-22-63, Carrie, The Eyes of the Dragon and The Talisman (all Stephen King).

Rachael: In a Holidaze (Christina Lauren), One Day in December (Josie Silver), the books in Seanan McGuire's Wayward Children series, Jade City (Fonda Lee), Never Far Away (Michael Koryta), People Like Her (Ellery Lloyd) and Sex and Vanity (Kevin Kwan).

Kelly: The Half Sister (Sandie Jones), People Like Her (Ellery Lloyd), The Chicken Sisters (KJ Dell'Antonia), Misery, The Dead Zone and The Shining (all by Stephen King).

 

Follow What You Should Read:
Twitter:  @wysr_podcast
Instagram:  @wysr_podcast
Goodreads:  https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/115539912-what-you-should-read-podcast
YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCfNtid_b0R14otSPRZTkmQ
www.whatyoushouldread.com

Don't forget about our next book club! We're discussing Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones on February 9! You can email your thoughts or find us on social media! We're really excited for this one--and its special guest!