Stephen King

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Postby Ajax » Mon Sep 13, 2010 3:15 am

I read the first 4 books of the Dark Tower a few years back and remember it being really awesome. It's been so long now though that I will have to start over. At the time not all the books were out and there was a long wait between 4 and 5.
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Postby SuperSonic » Mon Sep 13, 2010 3:31 pm

I've gotta go get 7 now i finished 6 about 2-3 months ago
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Postby DevilxKat » Fri Oct 08, 2010 6:38 am

I've read It, Green Mile, Salem's Lot and his Bachman books Desperation/Regulators (def preferred Desperation over Regulators though).

I'm not sure why I never picked up the Dark Tower books. I think it's b/c someone told me you need to read his older novels first, that there are so many scenes that tie into those novels.
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Postby Nikki » Fri Oct 08, 2010 1:09 pm

I JUST finished Christine about a month ago and I loved it.. The book is much better than the movie :D It literally sucked me in like a vaccuous disease...
I think my favorite story of his to date would be Jerusalems Lot.. one of his little short stories in 'Night Shift'.. that story raised the hair on the back of my neck!

... BUT...now I am reading his book, 'Needful Things'... it's goooood...
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Postby Ajax » Mon Oct 11, 2010 10:52 pm

Loved needful things and Christine and Desperation. King had so many good books but he had some real clinkers to, Rose Madder thumbs down, Duma Key thumbs down. Under the Dome is probably his best book ever and one of the best books i've ever read besides the weak ending.
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Postby Nikki » Tue Oct 12, 2010 1:17 am

Oh dear Gods.... Rose Madder.. I picked that book up three times and tried in vain to finish it but my brain went to sleep everytime I opened the thing up!..
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Postby DoomCookie » Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:31 pm

Has anyone read Cell? It is a kind of zombie-ish book. It is pretty good, if you are a zombie fan it is a good read.
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Postby ghostface » Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:36 pm

I loved Cell! I thought it was a FANTASTIC book.
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Re: Stephen King

Postby Raven » Tue Aug 07, 2012 8:15 pm

I have been seeing the news that Stephen King is writing a sequel to The Shining. I'm both excited and worried. It is one of my favorites and like a movie sequel I'm hoping it doesn't suck. I would like to see King get back into the horror writing instead of whatever his newer books have become. I still like his newer work, it's weird and scary but not really horror. The book is scheduled for a 2013 release.
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Re: Stephen King

Postby ghostface » Tue Aug 07, 2012 8:32 pm

Intereting.. I am too excited but a little scared. Let's hope he makes it a good or better than the first one!
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Re: Stephen King

Postby sloaner » Tue Aug 07, 2012 8:40 pm

Well how do you guys feel about prequels? I hear they are making a shining prequel movie. Not sure how that's going to turn out.
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Re: Stephen King

Postby ghostface » Tue Aug 07, 2012 9:03 pm

I heard that too. It'll be interesting to see how this pans out. Not sure how I feel about it yet, though.
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Re: Stephen King

Postby pagemaster1993 » Tue Aug 07, 2012 9:42 pm

Still need to read some of his work. I have seen almost all the movies based off of the books, but never read a single one. :(
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Re: Stephen King

Postby Ajax » Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:34 pm

Start with the shining, it"s pretty much his best one.
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Re: Stephen King

Postby purple1worm » Sat Aug 25, 2012 12:28 pm

My sis just lent me The Cell. She liked it.
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