A week or so ago I discovered on some of the blogs I read regularly that a summer readalong was coming up for Under the Dome by Stephen King, from May 25–July 27. I was compelled right away to join, and yesterday the copy I requested from my public library came in. Hooray!
Hosted by Natalie at Coffee and a Book Chick (click here or on the photo above for more about the readalong), the DomeAlong looks like it will be pretty laid-back and fun with only the lightest structure, which is perfect for me this summer. I’m not sure how easily I’d be able to keep up with check-in points, etc.! But going at my own pace and writing midway and wrap-up posts is definitely doable. Here are some other details about my participation:
• The copy of Under the Dome that I have is print, hardcover, and a whopping 1074 pages!
• I have read some classic Stephen King before, like Carrie, Different Seasons, Pet Sematary, The Shining, etc. but nothing newer, and I’ve not read any King in a long time. I probably haven’t read a King book since I was in high school.
• I’d also be happy with an appearance by Spiderpig.
• I’m just looking forward to connecting with some bloggers and reading an epic sci-fi/mystery/horror/dystopia story this summer!