Joe Hill

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Oct 14, 2007
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#11
I've read 20th Century Ghosts, and the three novels, plus a couple shorts on the Kindle, Thumbprint, Twittering from the Circus of the Dead, etc. And some of the stuff he's written w/ SK. Haven't read the Locke and Key yet, though I want them. I'd have to say that Heart-Shaped Box was actually my favorite of the novels, though I really liked the others as well. But I got attached to Jude ;)
 

MadamMack

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Apr 11, 2006
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#12
I've read 20th Century Ghosts, and the three novels, plus a couple shorts on the Kindle, Thumbprint, Twittering from the Circus of the Dead, etc. And some of the stuff he's written w/ SK. Haven't read the Locke and Key yet, though I want them. I'd have to say that Heart-Shaped Box was actually my favorite of the novels, though I really liked the others as well. But I got attached to Jude ;)
Ditto, except Locke and Key . . .I don't think I'd like that, maybe later.
 

Neesy

#1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side
May 24, 2012
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#14
My favourite (so far) of Joe's stories is Horns. I've also heard lots of great things about NOS4A2 and I'd like to make it my next read.

Do you have a favourite?
I really liked NOS4A2 (a lot!) this guy shows promise - the next generation so to speak - I think he takes after his Dad. He's cute too! (Wow - now I sound like a pervert - I'm probably old enough to be his Mom!)
 

Neesy

#1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side
May 24, 2012
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
#17
I really liked HSB and Horns. I really really really want to read NOS4ATU!!! Just can't afford it. I also would like to read his short story collection, but its hard to find around here. Lock and Key seems cool, too.
Chuggs - I just got mine out of the local library - there was a waiting list but eventually your name comes up!
 

fljoe0

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Apr 5, 2008
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#18
I really liked HSB and Horns. I really really really want to read NOS4ATU!!! Just can't afford it. I also would like to read his short story collection, but its hard to find around here. Lock and Key seems cool, too.
NOS4A2 has a cool limited time holiday cover when the paperback is released soon. It's mentioned on Joe Hill's website.
 

Ben.

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#20
I bought NOS4A2 on my kindle and loved it! I wish I'd bought it in hardcover though, as it's one of those books that I'd like to display proudly on my bookcase.

It's cool that by reading Joe you can see the influence he has on collaborations with his father - there's a certain visceral, "meatiness" in NOS4A2 that is also found in In The Tall Grass. Not sure if this is his direct influence, but they are at least similarities.
 
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