Synopsis: It’s the summer of 1960 in Elm Haven, Illinois, and five 12-year old boys are forming the bonds that a lifetime of changes will never erase. But then a dark cloud threatens the bright promise of summer vacation: on the last day of school, their classmate Tubby Cooke vanishes. Soon, the group discovers stories of other children who once disappeared from Elm Haven. And there are other strange things happening in town: unexplained holes in the ground, a stranger dressed as a World War I soldier, and a rendering-plant truck that seems to be following the five boys. The friends realize that there is a terrible evil lurking in Elm Haven…and they must be the ones to stop it. Continue reading “Summer of Night – Dan Simmons”
Week 3, friends! How are you making out? Are you finding this an easy read? Tough? Too long?
THIS SHIT IS BANANAS!!! Continue reading “Summer of Night – Week 3”
“I am what you might call a rambling man, and America is my beat.”
Would you take candy from a stranger.. in a park.. wearing a bowler hat.. who wants to “palaver?” Hmm. But what if he offered you a magical box filled with special animal-shaped chocolates & silver coins & various buttons & WORLD DOMINATION?! Or something like that.. yeah. No. I’m good. Thanks, but no thanks. Continue reading “Gwendy’s Button Box – Stephen King & Richard Chizmar”
Welcome to the week two discussion, all! How are you making out? Things got BONKERS in this section! And incredibly heartbreaking ::SOB::
Again, this is an open discussion, so feel free to ask the group any questions you may have too! Continue reading “Summer of Night – Week 2”
Thanks for taking part in our very first Grimdragon readalong!
Please feel free to post your own questions & thoughts in the comments! Continue reading “Summer of Night – Week 1”