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Just wanting to share my experience........

Discussion in '11/22/63' started by thanksforthebooks, Nov 30, 2017.

  1. thanksforthebooks

    thanksforthebooks New Member

    Just finished 11/22/63. Had a strange experience (for me). Like Jake I'm not given to tears. Can't really remember the last time I cried. Did this morning. Not sure why. Maybe because the story was over. More likely out of gratitude for the gift I'd received of so many hours of pure joy and interest. Thank you Stephen. Do you realize how much you've given to the world?
     
  2. Moderator

    Moderator Ms. Mod Administrator

    Welcome to the Board!
     
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  3. Spideyman

    Spideyman Uber Member

    Hi and welcome. Pleased to meet you!
     
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  4. thanksforthebooks

    thanksforthebooks New Member

  5. ghost19

    ghost19 "Have I run too far to get home?"

    Howdy. Welcome to the SKMB.
     
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  6. mal

    mal Well-Known Member

    Hi thanks for the books! Very well stated. I'm sure he's tugged at the emotional heartstrings of many, many readers over the years.
     
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  7. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ....glad to have you join us, and even as empathetic as King seems to be-I don't think he'll ever grasp the magnitude of love and joy his works have brought about....
     
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  8. kingricefan

    kingricefan All-being, keeper of Space, Time & Dimension.

    Lots of us here have felt the same way after finishing one of King's novels. He makes the characters come alive for us and we end up caring for/about and loving them. I can't count the times I've had leaking eyes while either reading one of his books/stories or finishing one. Welcome!
     
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  9. Mr. Cranky

    Mr. Cranky Well-Known Member

    That's why I like King too.
     
  10. Alternate Reality

    Alternate Reality Active Member

    It's truly incredible how "real" something can feel to someone that it can move them to these emotions; I felt the same way!
     
  11. arty1970

    arty1970 New Member

    I had buy the new book . King is incredibile
     
  12. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ....welcome Arty!.....
     
  13. melindaville

    melindaville Well-Known Member

    I so love your comment. And good for you to cry--it's important. It cleanses our soul and helps us heal even things we don't know that need to be healed.

    Welcome, also!
     
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  14. Hill lover35

    Hill lover35 Well-Known Member


    Christine basically changed my life, or I should say solidified a major life choice I was on the fence about, I was thinking of moving out of my moms basement, but was not shure, but I read Christine and something in the book made it clear to me that I needed to move on, and be my own person and adult. So I worked hard and payed of about 10,000 in personal debt and am k ow working towards saving to move out. And hopefully will be able to do so, in September if this year. It was a combination of Arnie and his mom. Some passage king wrote about his mom controlling him or something that made me realize this. This was also my first Stephen king book
     
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  15. Hill lover35

    Hill lover35 Well-Known Member

    I also cried over Johnny smith in the dead zone. That was a hard death for me
     
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  16. king family fan

    king family fan Prolific member

  17. danie

    danie I am whatever you say I am.

    Hey Tery, you on? Could you do some spoiler magic on this? : )
    Or Moderator Dana Jean FlakeNoir
     
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  18. Hill lover35

    Hill lover35 Well-Known Member

    Spoiler

    The fact is a tumour mad it even worse some how
     
  19. danie

    danie I am whatever you say I am.

    Huh? I was asking a moderator to put a spoiler on your previous post about The Dead Zone. Many people who come here haven’t read the books you have, and don’t want to know what happens.
     
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  20. Neesy

    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

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    Welcome to SKMB
     

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