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Old 09-20-2012, 06:05 PM   #18
JSWolf
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I'm nominating Carrie by Stephen King. I've had this in my TBR pile for a while now. It is available at some libraries via Overdrive for FREE.



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In one way or another, everybody abused Carrie. This sixteen-year-old misfit was forbidden everything that was young and fun by her fanatical mother. She was teased and taunted by her classmates, misunderstood by her teachers, and given up as hopeless by almost everyone.

But Carrie had a secret: She possessed terrifying telekinetic powers that could make inanimate objects move, a lighted candle fall, or a door lock. Carrie could make all kinds of startling bizarre, and malevolent things happen. And so she did one night, when feeling scorned and humiliated...and growing angrier and angrier...she became the vengeful demon who let the whole town—and all the people in it—feel her power.
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