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Elevation
Elevation | Stephen King
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JenlovesJT47
Elevation | Stephen King
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This story has a strange concept, but hey, it‘s Stephen King! 🤷🏻‍♀️But it was short and sweet with excellent writing as usual. Recommended for King fans or if you‘re in the mood for a short story. 3.5⭐️

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JanuarieTimewalker13 I really liked this one!! It was so strange, but it has stayed with me!! He narrates the audiobook, so that made it cool also. 4d
JenlovesJT47 @JanuarieTimewalker13 he does?? I didn‘t know that! I might listen to it one of these days. It‘s such an unusual story and would make a good movie imo. 4d
JanuarieTimewalker13 Yes! And with the audiobook you get a bonus story called Laurie. 4d
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fybawksheyk
Elevation | Stephen King
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This was an interesting little book. The concept of a man weighing less and less while staying the same body dimensions was clever. It‘s not my favorite King novel, but it‘s enjoyable and a quick read.

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fybawksheyk
Elevation | Stephen King

I requested this as a hold last week at my local library. I apparently wasn‘t looking very hard at what I was reserving, because I now have the large print copy in my possession. Whoops?

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nidhinb
Elevation | Stephen King
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This was such a short book but it still managed to lock my heart with it.
A great little novel about friendship
The end, oh the end had me in tears at the library but, well this is how it was supposed to happen. But even though it was wholesome, it was heartbreaking. An equal mixture of both.
All in all, it beautiful. So check it out

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BarbaraTheBibliophage
Elevation | Stephen King
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This is a palate cleanser book, or one to read if you think King only writes scary books. It‘s more the horror of “what if?” as it relates to ourselves, not something other. And it also has a message about those who might judged or made to feel “other” in our community. Vintage King, and can be finished in an afternoon. Also, the art is his Maine. Enlarge it! (Link to maker in my blog)

Full review http://www.TheBibliophage.com
#thebibliophage2019

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BarbaraTheBibliophage
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Now when can I use that line? “Jesus shined-up Christ on a trailer hitch.”

TrishB 😂😂 4w
AlaMich I love that!!🤣 I think you have to have a Southern accent to say it right. At least, that‘s how I hear it in my head. (edited) 4w
BarbaraTheBibliophage @AlaMich It does have a certain ring that way. But King bases his stories more in Maine, so maybe a Maine accent. 🤪 4w
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KerriArista
Elevation | Stephen King
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Good. And as a bonus short enough to read the whole thing on a rainy day.

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KerriArista
Elevation | Stephen King
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Good. And as a bonus short enough to read the whole thing on a rainy day.

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avgeyer
Elevation | Stephen King
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I enjoyed this odd little story! It's only 146 pages so I finished it in about an hour and a half. I get its not the usual Stephen King fare but I like when he branches out of his usual horror comfort zone and tries new things. 4⭐⭐⭐⭐

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KerriArista
Elevation | Stephen King
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Good for a rainy day- and it‘s a novella! Only 146 pages.

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avgeyer
Elevation | Stephen King
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Treated myself to this yesterday while I was out shopping. I absolutely love the cover! I think this is the longest I have ever waited to read a Stephen King release. This has gotten some mixed reviews. Excited to start this today!

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Booklover2
Elevation | Stephen King
Panpan

I guess it‘s just me. I didn‘t care for this book at all.

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scowler1
Elevation | Stephen King
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This little gem was a perfect Sunday afternoon read. Great as always, short, singular and perfect. How Mr King keeps coming up with new ideas is beyond me. It's set in Castle Rock so he probably wrote it in his sleep.

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candc320
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Mehso-so

Another short story audiobook that wasn‘t quite as good as I was hoping....maybe my audiobook preferences just run to longer, more developed stories 🤷🏼‍♀️. I did enjoy the second story, which I‘d actually already read and wasn‘t expecting to be included here, but elevation was only ok. 🌟🌟🌟

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Traci1
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⭐⭐⭐⭐
This was a strong pick til the last 15 or so pages. I had a bit of an issue with what I consider a plot hole at the end, and I'm not sure how I feel about the ending as a whole. But the story was original, and I liked it quite a lot up til that point.

riversong153 Same 2mo
Traci1 @riversong153 it really bothered me that he was able to strap himself into the wheelchair and the wheelchair kept him on the ground when everything else he touched turned weightless. It felt like a plot hole to me. Idk. Maybe I missed something there, but it felt off. 2mo
riversong153 @Traci1 It really did! I don‘t think you read it wrong at all. 2mo
overtheedge Totally agree....this book left me with lots of idk moments...but I liked the book... 2mo
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JanuarieTimewalker13
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Interesting novella with a bonus story called Laurie. Both were good. SK narrates.

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Nag1
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UnidragonFrag
Elevation | Stephen King
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Mehso-so

Not his best work, by any means, but some parts, especially the race, were really rather beautifully written. I figured the ending very early on and the characters were so flat (the good doctor, the reformed Trumpian, the vegetarian lesbians, the main character good guy). Took me only maybe 2 hours? to read it, so if you're looking for something quick.

Pictured: love finding the titles in the story.

#goodreads (31 | 80)

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Madds
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My plan initially wasn‘t to finish the entire thing in one sitting (especially with homework that needs finished) but look what happened. 😬 Worth the read, though. ❤️❤️❤️ #stephenking

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Pam.Kokomo
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First read of vacation.

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alvingregorio
Elevation | Stephen King
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I‘ve been in a book slump and had to turn to Stevie to rescue me. I can always count on him to get me out of the dumps. This novella is a snapshot of the lives of a few people in a short period. It‘s amazes me how much can be packed in less than 200 pages. It‘s not epic by any means, but heartfelt and human.

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alvingregorio
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Gonna finish this one then start a new one, while I wait at Starbucks for my car in the shop.

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Bklover
Elevation | Stephen King
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#Booked2019
Winter Wrap-up
Here are the books I read for #Booked2019 winter edition! My favorites were Elevation and Into the Night. Most disappointing (but not awful-just not what I expected) was I‘d Rather Be Reading. On to Spring!

Cinfhen Well done!! Thanks for sharing, posting & tagging ❣️ 3mo
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Pogue
Elevation | Stephen King
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I loved this book. I think it is his best one yet, but it is not horror more like magical realism.

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alvingregorio
Elevation | Stephen King
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Tough week. Almost over. Book slump. Wine. Steve.

CouronneDhiver I feel that 🍷 3mo
alvingregorio @CouronneDhiver read 20 pages then took a nap! 3mo
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bookranters
Elevation | Stephen King
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This was good but I wouldn't classify it as horror which is where this is usually shelved. 😊

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Skyrimir
Elevation | Stephen King
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“Not a wind, not even a high, exactly, but an elevation. A sense that you had gone beyond yourself and could go farther still.”

I had no idea what to expect from this little book. Slow, but I am listening to the audiobook and am enjoying hearing King narrate. It‘s different, that‘s for sure!

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overtheedge
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Stephen King steps away from horror to tackle homophobia, sexism, patriarchy. This was amazingly devoid of his detailed descriptions and characters. Interesting.....not his best but not bad either. This is one book I would have liked to see some detail....i wonder if the characters were left dimensional to force reader to think about what they label others????anyone read this? Thoughts?

C.Perone I really enjoyed this story. Thought it was great little about how much fuller life is when you knock off the chip on your shoulder 3mo
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sheraanne
Elevation | Stephen King

If I‘m comparing it to other authors it‘s great, if I‘m comparing it with other Stephen King novels it‘s so-so. The plot is engaging and relevant but doesn‘t have the plot twists you expect - the novel ends neatly as the reader anticipates.

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ItsAngel
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Mehso-so

What a strange little tale. What did y‘all think of it?

Booklover2 I didn‘t care for it 1mo
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ReadingEnvy
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Mehso-so

Impulse checkout from the library, something short by Stephen King! It's a quick read about a man who looks the same but grows lighter and lighter, and his relationships in his neighborhood.

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Bookartbookmarks
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This was my first Stephen King novel. I‘m not sure if it is anything like his other books being so small. This was interesting. A unique kind of whimsical read. I would have handled myself much differently if I was in the main characters position. Overall, easy nice read.
Book Sleeve: SewHappyStitchHappy on Etsy.

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kaykay521
Elevation | Stephen King
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I really enjoyed this short sweet King novella, all about finding common ground with one‘s neighbors. I know fans of his lengthier novels might be perturbed by the lack of answered questions, but I was intrigued and finished the book with a sense of love and community.😊

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shannabanaism
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A sweet, tender short story by an author who has been called a "master storyteller".

Read my full review here: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2626293015?book_show_action=false&from_rev...

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Bookartbookmarks
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I‘m reading my first Stephen King book ever!!! Ahhh!

Jennick2004 I haven‘t read one in ages...it‘s probably about time? 4mo
Bookartbookmarks @Jennick2004 I‘m doing a little book club discuss on Instagram on the 14th jf you want to join. I‘m liking it so far. It‘s pretty small and I know he is usually writes larger books. I‘m curious to see the difference in the writing when I pick up another. 4mo
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CrimesAndCabernet
Elevation | Stephen King
Mehso-so

I‘m not exactly sure what to say about it as I‘m not fully sure what to think about it honestly. It was cute and interesting but odd and mind boggling. This is the 2nd Stephen King book that I‘ve read and I‘m still on the struggle bus of whether I like his books or not. 😂 But somehow I‘m still intrigued to keep reading his books even though they‘re not really my style. It‘s so very odd just like this story.

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Dawn_Rodriguez1970
Elevation | Stephen King
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Excellent

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DoonTheGoon
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Things that happen when you come from a family of readers: you bring your mother 5 books to read, hoping to free up a bit of shelf space - and she gives you 5 books from hers with the same intent! 😂 TBR pile it is!!!

GloVerdino I have this same problem with my sisters! 4mo
catebutler I love that you come from a family of readers. My Mom and I are the same way with books. I treasure all the reading memories with her. 4mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz Whahahahahahahaua that's hilarious!! Just like me and my dad!! I get books from his shelf and he vice versa, or we'll recommend books to each other, and my mom will start nagging that we have waaaay too many books 😅 4mo
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Crazeedi My oldest daughter and I do this all the time too😊 4mo
DoonTheGoon @GloVerdino It sure is a "problem" huh? ? 4mo
DoonTheGoon @catebutler Same! We see each other in person only a few times a year - so it's always nice to have those phone calls to talk about what we read!!! 4mo
DoonTheGoon @Jee_HookedOnBookz Hah! My partner (jokingly) gives me a hard time about how many books I have - but then always encourages me to buy more!!! 😂 4mo
DoonTheGoon @Crazeedi It's a great way to bond!!! ♡ I feel lucky to do this with my momma. 4mo
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ReadsWritesDrinks
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Cold and rainy day. Perfect for a quick King read.

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aprilpohren
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Finished this one tonight. I really enjoyed the characters and the story, however I was left wondering how and why. So I really wish there was a bit more depth to the story in that regard.

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Victoriahoperose
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Mehso-so

Not bad but definitely not my favorite by Stephen King. For such a short book, it felt like it was slow and a bit dry. I did like the idea and was really rapt in the beginning and by the end I began to lose interest. It‘s not bad at all. I did enjoy it. I just didn‘t love it.

rheareads Hey! On which app do you listen to these audiobooks! It seems great! 4mo
Victoriahoperose @rheareads I use Libby. It‘s free. You just put in your library card and you can borrow audio books and kindle from your library! 4mo
rheareads @Victoriahoperose thanks a lot :) 4mo
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aprilpohren
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Started this this morning and half way through. Reading while waiting for hubby to run errands. So far I am really enjoying it! Will be a quick read!

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EmilyM
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It doesn't matter if it is horror or a feel good story like Elevation, Stephen King is a master story teller. I read this novella in one sitting and felt myself become a part of the town and story King created. Thank you @OriginalCyn620 ! ⭐⭐⭐⭐/5

OriginalCyn620 You‘re welcome! Glad you enjoyed 😁 4mo
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ohurtin
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Such a great novella. Short and beautiful. Stephen King is the 🐐 #stephenking #elevation #fiction

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SitsWithaBook
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Read this in one sitting per the February OPL reading challenge prompt. I liked it! I couldn't image how he could conclude the story but it worked. Nice little read. @Birdsong28

bookaholic1 I enjoyed this book 4mo
Birdsong28 ❤️📚📖 4mo
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ShelleyBooksie
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What a book! A beautiful story with an amazing cast of characters. I do not read a lot of Mr. Kings work as I am a wimp when it comes to scary stories but I l love his writing style. I would highly recommend this book.

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charreads
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Mehso-so

An interesting read that is different from the horror of Stephen King. A short little novel that has elements the social talks going on with that bit of unusual and mystical elements that King brings in his stories. I do wish there was a little bit more of the main character‘s finale but I do also like how it ended. Not a “you have to read” but “maybe borrow from the library and give it a read.”

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Reita325
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Not one of his best, but even on his worst day King can spin a tale better than most on their best day.

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Kimbono
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Rainy Saturday reading soundtrack. #readingsoundtrack