Stephen King

Stephen King, the American author of horror and fantasy books was born in Portland in 1947. His first writing steps were taken when attending the University of Maine, he wrote a column for the school's newspaper.

Although chiefly know for his horror books he has also written several fantasy novels, The Dark Tower being his magnum opus and the fantasy work that he is currently best known for.

... on the Dark Tower series

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Stephen King reviews

Joyland

Hard Case Crime Series written by Stephen King

College student Devin Jones took the summer job at Joyland hoping to forget the girl who broke his heart. But he wound up facing something far more terrible: the legacy of [...]

Published: 2013

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Under the Dome

NA written by Stephen King

On an entirely normal, beautiful fall day in Chester's Mill, Maine, the town is inexplicably and suddenly sealed off from the rest of the world by an invisible force fi [...]

Published: 0000

Our rating: 8.8 | 1 positive reader reviews

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The Talisman: Road of Trials

NA written by Stephen King

In a run-down amusement park on a desolate beach in New Hampshire, thirteen-year-old Jack Sawyer is about to learn some hard truths—about his father’s death, ab [...]

Published: 2010

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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11.22.63

NA written by Stephen King

WHAT IF you could go back in time and change the course of history? WHAT IF the watershed moment you could change was the JFK assassination? 11/22/63, the date that Kennedy [...]

Published: 2011

Our rating: 9.0 | 2 positive reader reviews

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The Stand

NA written by Stephen King

First came the days of the plague. Then came the dreams. Dark dreams that warned of the coming of the dark man. The apostate of death, his worn-down boot heels tramping the [...]

Published: 1978

Our rating: 9.2 | 9 positive reader reviews

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It

NA written by Stephen King

It is the children who see - and feel - what makes the town so horribly different. In the storm drains and sewers "It" lurks, taking the shape of every nightmare, [...]

Published: 1986

Our rating: 9.0 | 20 positive reader reviews

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The Eyes of the Dragon

NA written by Stephen King

While evidence is gathered, and the land of Delain mourns, Flagg the King's magician, unscrupulous, greedy and powerful, plots. Soon the King's elder son, Peter, is [...]

Published: 1984

Our rating: 8.1 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Needful Things

NA written by Stephen King

There is a new shop in town. Run by a stranger. Needful Things, the sign says. The oddest name. A name that causes some gossip and speculation among the good folks of Castl [...]

Published: 1991

Our rating: 9.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Rose Madder

NA written by Stephen King

Roused by a single drop of blood, Rosie Daniels wakes up to the chilling realisation that her husband is going to kill her. And she takes flight – with his credit car [...]

Published: 1995

Our rating: 9.0 | 1 positive reader reviews

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Desperation

NA written by Stephen King

Welcome to Desperation. Once a thriving copper mining town in the middle of the Nevada desert, Desperation is now eerily abandoned. It's the last place that travellers [...]

Published: 1996

Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Long Walk

NA written by Stephen King

In the near future, where America has become a police state, 100 boys are selected to enter an annual contest where the winner will be awarded whatever he wants for the res [...]

Published: 1979

Our rating: 9.1 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Gerald's Game

NA written by Stephen King

A game. A husband and wife game. Gerald's Game. But this time Jesse didn't want to play. Lying there, spreadeagled and handcuffed to the bedstead while he'd loo [...]

Published: 1992

Our rating: 8.1 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Talisman

NA written by Stephen King

Twelve-year-old Jack spends his days alone in a deserted coastal town, his father gone, his mother dying. Then he meets a stranger - and embarks on a terrifying journey. Fo [...]

Published: 1984

Our rating: 9.0 | 1 positive reader reviews

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Bag of Bones

NA written by Stephen King

When Mike Noonan's wife dies unexpectedly, the bestselling author suffers from writer's block. Until he is drawn to his summer home, the beautiful lakeside retreat [...]

Published: 1998

Our rating: 8.9 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Gunslinger

The Dark Tower series: Book 1 written by Stephen King

In The Gunslinger, Stephen King introduces readers to one of his most enigmatic heroes, Roland of Gilead, the Last Gunslinger. He is a haunting figure, a loner, on a spellb [...]

Published: 1982

Our rating: 9.6 | 4 positive reader reviews

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The Drawing of the Three

The Dark Tower series: Book 2 written by Stephen King

Roland of Gilead, the Last Gunslinger, encounters three doors which open to 1980s America, where he joins forces with the defiant Eddie Dean and courageous, volatile Odetta [...]

Published: 1987

Our rating: 9.9 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Waste Lands

The Dark Tower series: Book 3 written by Stephen King

Roland has altered ka by saving the life of Jake Chambers in New York. Now they exist in different worlds, paradoxically sharing memories. Roland, Susannah and [...]

Published: 1991

Our rating: 9.7 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Wizard and Glass

The Dark Tower series: Book 4 written by Stephen King

In a terrifying journey where hidden dangers lurk at every junction, the pilgrims find themselves stranded in an alternate version of Topeka, Kansas, that has been ravaged [...]

Published: 1997

Our rating: 9.5 | 1 positive reader reviews

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The Wind Through The Keyhole

The Dark Tower series: Book 4.5 written by Stephen King

Visit Mid-World's last gunslinger, Roland Deschain, and his ka-tet as a ferocious storm halts their progress along the Path of the Beam. Roland tells a tale from his ea [...]

Published: 2012

Our rating: 9.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Wolves of the Calla

The Dark Tower series: Book 5 written by Stephen King

In the fertile lands of the East, the farming community has been warned the wolves are coming back. Four gunslingers, led by Roland of Gilead, are also coming their way. An [...]

Published: 2003

Our rating: 9.3 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Song of Susannah

The Dark Tower series: Book 6 written by Stephen King

Susannah has used the power of Black Thirteen to get to New York where she can give birth to a child fated to grow up as Roland's nemesis. Jake and Father Callahan set [...]

Published: 0000

Our rating: 7.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Dark Tower

The Dark Tower series: Book 7 written by Stephen King

Roland Deschain and his ka-tet have journeyed together and apart, scattered far and wide across multilayered worlds of wheres and whens. The destinies of Roland, Susannah, [...]

Published: 0000

Our rating: 8.8 | 1 positive reader reviews

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