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Dolores Claiborne
3.73
This is the Stephen King book that I recommend to anyone who says they don't like horror books. Simply put, this is the story of a woman who kills her ...more
Jan 2003
Jun 11, 2008
 
The Stand
4.31
What can you say: classic Stephen King and further proof that you can't judge a book by its crappy TV movie. The plot of the book centers around a sup ...more
Jan 2002
Jul 06, 2008
 
The Dark Tower, Volume 1: The Gunslinger Born
4.11
This was my "bridge" book into the world of comics. I am a huge fan of the Dark Tower books by Stephen King and I think this first effort captures the ...more
Jan 2007
Jun 12, 2008
 
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
4.27
As a writer, I think most books about writing are pretty useless in that they don't tell you anything that you don't (or at least SHOULDN'T) already k ...more
Jan 2003
Jun 11, 2008
 
Misery
4.03
If you liked the movie, you'll like the book. The story is about a famous writer, Paul, who is held captive by a crazy obsessed fan, Annie. After lear ...more
not set
Jul 06, 2008
 
Desperation
3.75
This is standard yet typically awesome Stephen King creepiness. In this case, the monster is a demon living beneath the Nevada desert which becomes un ...more
not set
Jun 11, 2008
 
The Regulators
3.49
This was released as a companion book to Desperation. But there is no comparison between the two. Desperation is creepy and thought provoking on many ...more
not set
Jun 11, 2008
 
The Dark Half
3.69
One of the few truly bad Stephen King books I've read in my life. I think King was trying to take the hyperbole of his "Richard Bachman" alter-ego thi ...more
Jan 2004
Jul 06, 2008
 
Selections from Skeleton Crew
3.99
As a whole this story collection wasn't all that hot, but it's worth picking up for it's first story alone. "THE MIST" is about a bunch of people who ...more
Jan 1995
Jul 06, 2008
 
It
4.10
Yet another example of why you should NEVER judge a book by its shitty TV movie. Like all the best of Stephen King's books (and I consider this one to ...more
Jan 2006
May 08, 2008
 
Gerald's Game
3.40
Not a bad one but not my favorite Stephen King book. In it, a woman is handcuffed to a bed as part of her husband's sordid sexual game. After he suffe ...more
Jan 2004
Jul 06, 2008
 
Nightmares And Dreamscapes
3.84
Hands down my favorite story collection from Stephen King. This one starts out strong with "Dolan's Cadillac" one of the best revenge stories I've eve ...more
Jan 1996
Jul 06, 2008
 
Dark Towers Boxed Set
4.43
I love this series. It's far from perfect. King often spent far too much time indulging things that didn't seem important and then when some really co ...more
Jan 2006
May 08, 2008
 
The Shining (The Shining #1)
4.09
This was apparently the breakthrough book for King that began his transition from the straight horror of "Carrie" and "Salem's Lot" to stories with a ...more
Jan 2005
Jul 06, 2008
 
Just After Sunset
3.81
Not bad, but not my favorite of his story collections.
Feb 2011
Oct 26, 2010
 
Hearts in Atlantis
3.75
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Apr 03, 2010
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