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The annual Locus Awards were first presented in 1971 and recognize excellence in science fiction and fantasy literature. The Locus Awards break up their nominee lists into Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, First Novel, YA, Novelette, Short Story Collections and more including Non-Fiction and Illustrated and Art Book. There are so many fantastic books on the Locus nominations list its… (more)
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If you loved Stranger Things, you'll devour this! In the dead of night, intruders creep into Luke Ellis' home and murder his parents. Luke wakes up in a place that feels strange, yet familiar - a room just like his own, only lacking the window. This unnerving place is the eponymous Institute, and... Read More »
In the middle of the night, in a house on a quiet street in suburban Minneapolis, intruders silently murder Luke Ellis’s parents and load him into a black SUV. The operation takes less than two minutes. Luke will wake up at The Institute, in a room that looks just like his own, except there’s no ... Read More »
For a guy who has published around 65 novels, 7 under the pen name Richard Bachman, and 200 short stories, King is not slowing down anytime soon...In fact King is releasing two novels in 2021 (more on that later). The Institute is a science-fiction novel about Luke, a young boy who is abducted an... Read More »
This was the first Stephen King book I've gotten around to reading, and it was fantastic! I would definitely describe it as more thriller than horror, and it reads a bit like X-Men crossed with Stranger Things. Children with mild psychic powers are going missing (read: kidnapped) and shipped away... Read More »
Ben: First came 'Firestarter', which inspired Stranger Things, which has now apparently brought on The Institute. King revisits familiar territory here with a heart-wrenching tale of children with psychic abilities being kidnapped and experimented on for the ‘greater good’.
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Coarse Language: Obviously a bit of profanity, since it's a Stephen King book.
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