The one factor higher than getting sucked into an excellent guide is sharing that guide with others. Handing over a dog-eared paperback to a good friend, gushing about stunning plot twists over espresso, sharing a hankie over tear-jerker endings – good tales are made higher with sharing.
That’s why we’re launching the USA TODAY Ebook Membership as a part of our dedication that will help you discover the great things on crowded cabinets and proceed the dialog after the ultimate web page has been turned.
Each month, we’ll choose a newly launched guide we love – may very well be a page-turning novel with a scrumptious plot, a very revealing superstar memoir or a pop cultural deep dive – that we’re dying to share with you. Our picks will run the gamut from blockbuster bestsellers by beloved authors to debut novels by newcomers everybody ought to know.
However what they’ll all have in widespread is that we couldn’t put them down – and couldn’t wait to share them with you.
Our first choose is a no brainer for spooky season: Stephen King’s new greatest promoting novel, “Fairy Story.” The horror maestro has put his personal signature on the fantastical style in a coming-of-age story that references all the pieces from “Rumpelstiltskin” and “Three Little Pigs” to “Star Wars” and “Starvation Video games.” And naturally, this being King, there are man-eating giants and electrical zombies.
Evaluation:Stephen King weaves a profound ‘Fairy Story’ crammed with coronary heart (and, sure, some horror)
The guide grew to become an instantaneous bestseller upon its September launch, hitting No. 1 on USA TODAY’S Greatest Promoting Books checklist. It grew to become King’s twenty sixth novel to say the highest spot and 82nd guide to look on the checklist.
Our resident King aficionado and movie critic Brian Truitt loves the guide. In a ★★★½ (out of 4) evaluation, Truitt writes, “After turning that final web page, you’ll really feel a bit stronger in spirit, yearn for one more story and, dare we are saying, possibly even stay fortunately ever after.”
Be a part of us for a Twitter Areas dialog on Oct. 27 at 3 p.m. ET when host Truitt might be joined by particular visitors Richard Chizmar, who co-wrote King’s “Gwendy’s Button Field” books, “Dorothy Should Die” creator Danielle Paige, and The KingCast podcast hosts Scott Wampler and Eric Vespe.
Set a reminder for the dialogue by clicking right here.