Under the Dome

Under the Dome – Stephen King (2009)

Pages: 1074


download (1)Under the Dome is the Stephen King equivalent of the Simpsons Movie. An entire town is trapped under an invisible dome and chaos ensues.

I mostly liked this book. The part reason that I didn’t like this book is ***SPOILERS AHEAD STOP READING NOW** because the ending was rubbish. It didn’t seem to flow with the tone of the rest of the book. I really liked the book up until the last 100 pages or so. **SPOILERS OVER NOW**

I read this after reading 11/22/63 by Stephen King. If you haven’t read either, I would suggest to read that before Under the Dome.

3.5 Stars

“Two can keep a secret if one of them is dead”

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Top Ten Books I Have Read in 2015 So Far

We are more than half way through 2015 already! I have compiled a list of my favourite books I have read in 2015 so far in no particular order. These books are not necessarily published in 2015.

1. 11/22/63 – Stephen King.

This one is a no brainer, this is one of my favourite books I have read ever! I can’t write too much about this book without giving spoilers, but it is amazing.

2. The Perks of Being a Wallflower – Stephen Chbosky.

This book had flaws, but in despite of them I could not put it down.

3. Surely You’re Joking Mr Feynman – Richard Feynman.

Feynman is a genius, literally. Sometimes it seemed like he was humble bragging through the book, but his stories of safe cracking and learning musical instruments were just so fun and almost child like.

4. Choose Your Own Autobiography – Neil Patrick Harris.

This was a fun book by NPH that covered his personal life, his time on How I Met Your Mother, theatre, Doogie Howser and more. I definitely recommend this as a short, fun read.

5. The Harry Potter series – JK Rowling.

I adore these books, I reread them this year for the umpteenth time. If you haven’t already read these books, you just have to.

6. The Diary of Anne Frank – Anne Frank.

I somehow made it through school without having this book assigned to me, so in my mid twenties I decided to go ahead and read this book. It’s really amazing and heartbreaking to see the insight into Anne’s life. It’s not as upsetting and depressing as I had assumed it would be before I read the book.

7. One Summer – Bill Bryson.

As I am a huge fan of Americana I picked up this book. It was a fun history of events that happened in 1927. The book covered from Babe Ruth to Charles Lindbergh to Al Capone.

8.  Catch Me If You Can – Frank Abagnale & Stan Redding.

This was an incredible, ture story of Frank Abagnale and his very much illegal exploits into cheque fraud, pretending to be a pilot and more.

9. Born Standing Up – Steve Martin.

I love Steve Martin, from watching clips of him on SNL in the 1970’s to children’s movies he was in that I watched so long ago. This book showed a very different side to him. It was funny, but it was also very interesting to hear about his thought process of comedy and his family life as a kid.

10. The Divergent Trilogy – Veronica Roth.

This series was quite good, although it definitely dropped off on the third book. It reminded me a lot of The Hunger Games.