Musing Mondays

Musing Mondays is a bookish meme hosted at MizB’s Should Be Reading. This week’s question is:

What are you most excited about reading, right now? (can be a book you’re currently enjoying, or a book that’s yet to be published, etc.)

This question could not have showed up at a better time. The book I’m most excited about? The upcoming sequel to my first and favourite Stephen King novel, The Shining.

I’m serious. It’s a book titled Dr. Sleep, and King is currently working on it. It is the story of the very same Danny Torrance, only forty years old this time. He works in a hospice, helping patients, until he comes across a tribe of psychic vampires who feed on people’s energies… or something like that. It sounds awesome, right? I did love King’s vampires in Salem’s Lot, and I can’t wait to read what became of little Danny; I did always wonder…

While the release date is far from out, it is confirmed, as of September 26th, that King is working on this book. If you’re as excited as I am, you can listen to this video of him discussing the idea behind the book!

5 thoughts on “Musing Mondays”

  1. A sequel to The Shining? Really?
    Well, I saw the movie, but not read the book, so I guess I would have to do that first.


  2. Great choice – I had no idea King was doing a sequel! I definitely look forward to reading that when it comes out, The Shinning was spectacular! 🙂

    Here's mine:


  3. WOW! I didn't know anything about Dr. Sleep. Stephen King is one of my all time favorite authors. I'll be on the lookout for this book. Thanks for letting us know about it!!


  4. I heard about this recently. I've never read The Shining but the movie freaked me out…in the best way possible 😀

    Thanks for stopping by my blog 🙂


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