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Flight or Fright 17 Turbulent TalesNext time you walk down the jetway and place your fate in the hands of a total strangerFeaturing brand new stories by Joe Hill and Stephen King as well as fourteen classic tales and one poem from the likes of Richard Matheson Ray Bradbury Roald Dahl Dan Simmons and many others Flight or Fright is as King says ideal airplane reading especially on stormy descents Even if you are safe on the ground you might want to buckle up nice and tigh. I haven't stepped foot on an airplane in 24 years following a very very very rough landing at KCI International during a storm Those 10 minutes of silent white knuckle terror ruined flying for me I'm terrified to get on a plane There isn't enough alcohol or happy pills to make a flight enjoyable for me One lightning filled turbulent fast loss of altitude event Done Completely done Soaring above the clouds strapped into a metal capsule that weighs upwards of 75 tons is just tempting fate Not to mention I firmly fear that each of us only gets one extra life do over miraculous savewhatever you want to call it I got out of one scrape unscathedthe next one my luck might not kick in Game over Know what I meanStephen King has spent decades scaring the piss out of me Vampires Crazed killers Telekinetic angry teenagers Demons Aliens CLOWNS Oh my godclowns Hate them And now he pokes me in yet another fear factor flying When I saw this story anthology edited by King and Bev Vincent I knew I had to read every single one of the 17 stories contained within I can enjoy the horrorwhile safely on the ground I love this book I knew I was going to love it the minute I saw the dedication list at the beginning The story collection is dedicated to pilots who landed safely after a harrowing flightand the list includes Ted Striker There was absolutely no need for anyone to ueue up to slap me as I lost control while readingI was totally ready for in flight horror And I didn't have the fishThe stories are varied with selections from classic writers like Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Ambrose Bierce to the modern commercial era featuring stories by Joe Hill and E Michael Lewis Even Roald Dahl has a tale in this anthology I enjoyed every single storynone of them crashed and burned Some were less horrificothers were completely creepy Each has an introduction giving info on the author and the story Loved itWhile Stephen King has been scaring me for decades Bev Vincent is a new author for me He writes for the Cemetery Dance Magazine authored the companion book to the Dark Tower series by King and has an impressive list of magazine short stories listed in his bio I'm definitely going to look for his work and do some very enjoyable reading I love it when I discover a new to me author that writes in one of my favorite genres I hope they collaborate on story anthologiesI really enjoyed this oneI recommend these tales for anyone who enjoys horror short stories whether they love flying or hate it As someone who refuses to get on a plane I found these stories a bit distressing than others mightmade for a fun experience I voluntarily read an advanced readers copy of this book from Scribner via NetGalley All opinions expressed are entirely my own What you make of this review is your own choicebut I recommend a hat a broach or perhaps a terradactyl

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Flight or Fright 17 Turbulent Tales Summary Ó 105 ☆ ❰Reading❯ ➼ Flight or Fright 17 Turbulent Tales Author Stephen King – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk Fasten your seatbelts for an anthology of turbulent tales curated by Stephen King and Bev Vincent This exciting new anthology perfect for airport or airplaneFasten your seatbelts Fright 17 PDF #205 for an anthology of turbulent tales curated by Stephen King and Bev Vincent This exciting new anthology perfect for airport or airplane reading includes an original introduction and story notes for each story by Stephen King along with brand new stories from Flight or MOBI #233 Stephen King and Joe HillAbout the BookStephen King hates to flyNow he and co editor Bev Vincent would like to share thi. Stephen King is afraid of something that I’m not He’s afraid of flying Don’t get me wrong I have a lot of funky little fears and phobias it’s just that flying isn’t one of them So I saw this new anthology aptly titled Flight or Fright and I saw it as a personal dare from the King himself Could he and his co editor Bev Vincent curate a collection of stories that would seep through the cracks and unsettle my nerves enough to make me afraid to flyThere is a definitive answer here but before I tell you let’s unpack my reader’s experience shall weThe cover of the book reads “17 Turbulent Tales” then you open the book to read the Table of Contents and a who’s who Even though several of the stories are by some of my favorite authors I was disappointed in the “Boys Only” guest list There are several ladies of horror that I have enjoyed over the last few years that I would have loved to see a new story from Ania Ahlborn Kristi DeMeester Nadia Bulkin or Alma Katsu just to name a few A missed opportunity for sureMoving on Stephen King’s intro Having been a Constant Reader since I was thirteen and owning everything he has ever put out I can say with confidence that King’s intros are some of my favorite This is no exception I will never tire of sitting at his feet and hearing his personal anecdotes It was informative to have his fingerprints on each story as well; introducing each author with a blurb about the taleReaders who love all kinds of genres not just horror will enjoy that there is something for everyone in this themed anthology Something for sci fi lovers history buffs thriller junkiesmaybe you like social commentary poetry humor I was really impressed with the wide range of voices genres and styles represented hereOf course many people myself included will want to buy this for the new original stories by Stephen King and his son Joe HillA word about those twoI’m a huge fan of both their careers I read all of their books I stay updated on everything they do and I watch all the movie adaptations TV shows and graphic novelizations I can get my hands on That being said I don’t mind being critical of their work I get to be a fangirl and a reviewer at the same time I was a little disappointed with both of their contributions to this collection I wanted Stephen King’s offering to be meatier the story felt like the bones of a good story but there was nothing to sink my teeth into it was a bony tale with no fleshy bitsJoe Hill’s story was uite the opposite actually it seemed that Hill had a lot to say but with this being a short story collection there wasn’t ample time to say it and I felt like this social commentaryterrorism thriller could have been impactful with time spent on building the story and charactersOverall I loved spending time with several of my favorite authors including Dan Simmons Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Ray Bradbury and Roald Dahl Some standout stories for me was the first one Cargo by E Michael Lewis and Nightmare at 20000 Feet by Richard Matheson As I closed the book I asked myself Flight or Fright And the answer was clear FLIGHT There’s a whole world out there I want to see and flying is the safest way to get around but you take the challenge and see for yourself

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S fear of flying with youWelcome to Flight or Fright an anthology about all the things that can go horribly wrong when you're suspended six or Fright 17 PDF #186 miles in the air hurtling through space at than mph and sealed up in a metal tube like gulp a coffin with hundreds of strangers All the ways your trip into the friendly skies can turn into a nightmare including some we'll bet you've never thought of before but now you will the. I absolutely adore the synopsis I HATE flying with every fiber of my being Yep This should be great for my travel anxiety 😑😯😝😨Me when I fly