The Institute

Recommended by John Smedley, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #27 in Horror, Ranked #27 in 2019see more rankings.

In the middle of the night, in a house on a quiet street in suburban Minneapolis, intruders silently murder Luke Ellis's parents and load him into a black SUV. The operation takes less than two minutes. Luke will wake up at The Institute, in a room that looks just like his own, except there’s no window. And outside his door are other doors, behind which are other kids with special talents—telekinesis and telepathy—who got to this place the same way Luke did: Kalisha, Nick, George, Iris, and ten-year-old Avery Dixon. They are all in Front Half. Others, Luke learns, graduated to Back Half,... more

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John Smedley Been a while since I waited for a book to be released at midnight. But for a new @StephenKing heck yeah. The Institute is awesome as expected. Now I’m too tired to keep reading. (Source)

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