Growing Things and Other Stories



A chilling anthology featuring nineteen pieces of short fiction from the multiple award winning author of the national bestseller The Cabin at the End of the World and A Head Full of Ghosts.In The Teacher, a Bram Stoker Award nominee for best short story, a student is forced to watch a disturbing video that will haunt and torment her and her classmates lives.Four men rob a pawn shop at gunpoint only to vanish, one by one, as they speed away from the crime scene in The Getaway In Swim Wants to Know If It s as Bad as Swim Thinks, a meth addict kidnaps her daughter from her estranged mother as their town is terrorized by a giant monster or not.Joining these haunting works are stories linked to Tremblay s previous novels The tour de force metafictional novella Notes from the Dog Walkers deconstructs horror and publishing, possibly bringing in a character from A Head Full of Ghosts, all while serving as a prequel to Disappearance at Devil s Rock The Thirteenth Temple follows another character from A Head Full of Ghosts Merry, who has published a tell all memoir written years after the events of the novel And the title story, Growing Things, a shivery tale loosely shared between the sisters in A Head Full of Ghosts, is told here in full.From global catastrophe to the demons inside our heads, Tremblay illuminates our primal fears and darkest dreams in startlingly original fiction that leaves us unmoored As he lowers the sky and yanks the ground from beneath our feet, we are compelled to contemplate the darkness inside our own hearts and minds Paul Tremblay has mastered creepy, interstitial spaces with his own brand of supernatural adjacent horror This collection proves again that in any form, at any length, Tremblay is a must read Chuck Wendig, New York Times bestselling author of Wanderers and Invasive Both wildly entertaining and deeply unsettling, Paul Tremblay s writing has a way of sneaking under your skin and messing with your head Superb Can t rate it highly enough Sarah Lotz, author of The Three and The White Road A skilled purveyor of the uncanny who always seeks meaning amidst the fear, Paul Tremblay is one of the key writers who have made modern horror exciting again Adam Nevill, author of The Ritual These aren t just stories they re spirits that linger, shadows that haunt, terrors that follow you even after you ve closed the book Growing Things is a collection of Paul Tremblay s most searing and powerful work yet Christina Henry, author of Alice and The Girl in Red New Read [ Growing Things and Other Stories ] Author [ Paul Tremblay ] – mauritiusholidayvillas.co.ukGrowing Things and Other Stories

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  • Hardcover
  • 352 pages
  • Growing Things and Other Stories
  • Paul Tremblay
  • English
  • 08 May 2017
  • 0062679139

10 thoughts on “Growing Things and Other Stories

  1. says:

    a collection of stories from paul tremblay in which karen brissette appears in one and MAYBE two of the stories although it s pretty clear to ME that there s no maybe about it, coyboy between the observation of The cheerful unhinged ness of KB s writing style and the mean but accurate grousing about this obnoxious KB person well, i NEVER , i am absolutely certain of what those letters stand for PAUL TREMBLAY I WILL SHOW YOU A PSEUDONYM IN A HANDFUL OF DUST here is the TOC GR a collection of stories from paul tremblay in which karen brissette appears in one and MAYBE two of the stories although it s pretty clear to ME that there s no maybe about it, coyboy between the observation of The cheerful unhinged ness of KB s writing style and the mean but accurate grousing about this obnoxious KB person well, i NEVER , i am absolutely certain of what those letters stand for PAUL TREMBLAY I WILL SHOW YOU A PSEUDONYM IN A HANDFUL OF DUST here is the TOC GROWIN...

  2. says:

    Damn there s so much to love in these pages Review for Cemetery Dance soon This book and my review doesn t come out until summer so I wanted to say A cultivator of new, original horror Paul Tremblay offers his readers fresh varietals of fear GROWING THING...

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    Read my 2019 interview with Paul Tremblay On his Growing Things and Other Stories, his characters, writing, recommendations, and inspirations More2ReadMorbid tales, haunting, fears and longings, dwellings, ghosts, devils, creatures, monsters inner and outer, melancholy, sisters, fathers and sons, teachers, men and women, and Merry and Marjorie from Head Full of Ghosts back in the narrative.A myriad of bat shit craziness presented before the reader, hypnotically evoking within the reader all k Read my 2019 interview with Paul Tremblay On his Growing Things and Other Stories, his characters, writing, recommendations, and inspirations More2ReadMorbid tales, haunting, fears and longings, dwellings, ghosts, devils, creatures, monsters inner and outer, melancholy, sisters, fathers and sons, teachers, men and women, and Merry and Marjorie from Head Full of Ghosts back in the narrative.A myriad of bat shit craziness presented before the reader, hypnotically evoking within the reader all kinds of things, growing things, ones of fears and longings, and with that maybe some courage with all the terrification before you with nicely crafted voices and stories.The tales I loved the mo...

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    Some fears can only be explored by story Some emotions can only be communicated by story Some truths can only be revealed by story 333.That quote is from the Notes section of GROWING THINGS, an impressive collection of disturbing tales, and I share it here because that quest for exploration and emotion and truth through story is what motivates me to read and to write If you want to know what I mean by story truth, read THE THINGS THEY CARRIED by Tim O Brien.This book is not slated for Some fears can only be explored by story Some emotions can only be communicated by story Some truths can only be revealed by story 333.That quote is from the Notes section of GROWING THINGS, an impressive collection of disturbing tales, and I share it here because that quest for exploration and emotion and truth through story is what motivates me to read and to write If you want to know what I mean by story truth, read THE THINGS THEY CARRIED by Tim O Brien.This book is not slated for publication until July 2019, but an ARC fell into my hands, and it was a special treat for me to be one of its early readers Tremblay s THE CABIN AT THE END OF THE WORLD is my favorite book of 2018, and his HEAD FULL OF GHOSTS is a terrifying masterpiece.Every story in this collection is unique Some are masterful Some are glori...

  5. says:

    Review Coming to Blog and Booklist Magazine Soon

  6. says:

    This was an excellent collection of short stories, most of which I thoroughly enjoyed Do not be misled by my 3 star rating I am extremely strict with my rating system I presently only have five books on my list that I have given 5 star reviews , especially with short story collections The only short story collection or anthology I have ever rated higher than 3 stars on goodreads is Stephen King s, Nightshift And even THAT classic had a few stories that I wasn t fond of My 3 star rev This was an excellent collection of short stories, most of which I thoroughly enjoyed Do not be misled by my 3 star rating I am extremely strict with my rating system I presently only have five books on my list that I have given 5 star reviews , especially with short story collections The only short story collection or anthology I have ever rated higher than 3 stars on goodreads is Stephen King s, Nightshift And even THAT classic had a few stories that I wasn t fond of My 3 star reviews equate to 4 or 5 stars to most people on this site so don t think I didn t enjoy this book I liked it enough to plan on buying the hardcopy on July 2nd and revisiting at least a few of these stories again, put it that way..As with any short story collection, you are always going to come across a few s...

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    I received an ARC of this book Tremblay is one of the best out there doing horror I ve loved his novels, but didn t enjoy his previous short story collections This one worked a lot better for me Growing Things being the spotlighted story here was worrysome for me going in This appeared in a previous collection and frankly I m not that big of a fan However, after finishing this collection it makes sense With Tremblay you re not always gonna get the ending you want and or expect but...

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    Thank you to Edelweiss for this ARC.WOW I think I ve read the best book of 2019 already and it s only January I usually shy away from short story collections because I m very character driven and many authors cannot develop characterization well enough to retain my interest in short form writing Paul Tremblay, however, managed to create distinct, memorable, unique characters in over a dozen wildly different settings and situations, all of whom I was deeply invested in This collection reads l Thank you to Edelweiss for this ARC.WOW I think I ve read the best book of 2019 already and it s only January I usually shy away from short story collections because I m very character driven and many a...

  9. says:

    It s going to be hard to beat this as my favorite book of 2019 Quite possibly Tremblay s best work Beautiful, haunting, funny, nostalgic, and dreadful, this collection is genius Tremblay is one of the best authors in the modern horror genre, and alt...

  10. says:

    Brilliant, sometimes creepy and always thought provoking collection of short stories This was an ARC, and the book is due out in July I don t often read books twice, but this one needs another look Paul Tremblay has a truly unique voice and is becoming one of my favorite authors.

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