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Bag of Bones

King, Stephen

Book - 2008
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Bag of Bones
Four years after the sudden death of his wife, forty-year-old bestselling novelist Mike Noonan is unable to write and plagued by vivid nightmares set at the Maine summerhouse he calls Sara Laughs. Mike reluctantly returns to the lakeside getaway and finds his beloved Yankee town held in the grip of a vindictive millionaire, Max Devore, who is trying to take his three-year-old granddaughter away from her widowed young mother, Mattie. as Mike is drawn into Mattie's struggle--and begins to fall in love with her--he is also drawn into the mystery of Sara Laughs, now the site of ghostly visitations and escalating terrors. What do the forces that have been unleashed here want of Mike Noonan?--Publisher's description.

Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2008
Edition: Tenth anniversary ed
ISBN: 1439106215
Characteristics: 548 p. ;,24 cm


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Nov 09, 2012
  • CrystalLewis25 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book had a little bit of everything, and kept me intrigued the whole time I was reading it. I could barely put this book down!!

Mar 01, 2011
  • keo8128 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

I don't think I was in the mood to be told a ghost story when I picked up this book. My fault. I was on a plane, and not really into the bizarre plot structures and dreamlike prose. I'm sure it is a great book, but I just wasn't enticed.

Feb 20, 2011
  • DASTardlyGal rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is my #1 favorite book by SK!!! LOVE IT, LOVE IT, LOVE IT!!! I've read it twice and recommend it to anyone who wants to read a weird story. Just love this story!! I think this is hands down one of SK's best books!!! Its slow in parts, but it makes up for it with all the stuff that happens!! I love this book and recommend it highly. I plan on reading it again, or perhaps listening to the audio sometime, after I read all the books on my 'to read list'. This book has it all-love, sadness, grief, greed, fear, everything, on top of strangeness. I would love to see a movie of this, the visual effects would be astounding, I'm guessing.


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