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A Sample of the King's Works

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Great Reads from Stephen King

Book Cover Image: Title: Cell: A Novel, Author: Stephen King Buy It Cell: A Novel Stephen King The cell phone users in Stephen King's tale of horror are plagued by problems much bigger than poor reception, costly roaming charges, or dropped calls: Some unspeakably malevolent force has turned them into raging, bloodthirsty zombies! Diehard fans thrilled to King's return to grisly gore and hardcore horror in this recent bestseller.

Book Cover Image: Title: The Colorado Kid, Author: Stephen King Buy It The Colorado Kid Stephen King King is the undisputed master of horror, so this is a dramatic departure for the iconic author of innumerable blood-curdling classics. A pulp-style mystery about two salty newspapermen and their investigation into the unresolved death of a man found on an island off the coast of Maine, The Colorado Kid will have readers speculating until the very last page -- and long afterward.

Book Cover Image: Title: From a Buick 8, Author: Stephen King Buy It From a Buick 8 Stephen King At first glance, this King novel bears a familial resemblance to Christine, his 1983 saga of a haunted, homicidal Plymouth Fury. But From a Buick 8 is a marked departure from this earlier tale of adolescent angst and teenage tribal rituals. It is the work of an wiser, more reflective writer, one who knows that the most pressing questions often have no answers.

Book Cover Image: Title: On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, Author: Stephen King Buy It On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft Stephen King The subtitle to King's missive on the art that made him rich and famous is "A Memoir of the Craft," and that's just what this book is. Beginning with his earliest childhood, when his mother was struggling to raise Stephen and his older brother on her own, King takes readers through his life, culminating with the 1999 tragedy that almost ended it. Interspersed with King's memories are details that highlight his burgeoning career, all of it told in King's uniquely folksy but slightly twisted style.

Book Cover Image: Title: The Regulators, Author: Stephen King writing as Richard Bachman Buy It The Regulators Stephen King writing as Richard Bachman King created a literary alter-ego in the late 1970's named Richard Bachman, because he had more work than he could publish at one time under his own name. In the 1980s, King killed off this shadowy twin; it was reported that Bachman had died of "cancer of the psuedonym." But that hasn't stopped "posthumous" Bachman titles from appearing!

Book Cover Image: Title: The Dark Tower I: The Gunslinger, Author: Stephen King Buy It The Dark Tower I: The Gunslinger Stephen King Beginning with a short story appearing in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction in 1978, the publication of King's epic work of fantasy -- what he considers to be a single long novel and his magnum opus -- has spanned a quarter of a century. Set in a world of extraordinary circumstances, filled with stunning visual imagery and unforgettable characters, The Dark Tower series is King's most visionary feat of storytelling, a magical mix of science fiction, fantasy, and horror that may well be his crowning achievement.

Book Cover Image: Title: Carrie, Author: Stephen King Buy It Carrie Stephen King Where to begin with King? What a question! You could start with Carrie (1974), the book that launched his career. Upon finishing the novel about a young girl with terrifying psychic powers, he grew discouraged, and threw it into the trash. His wife Tabitha later rescued it and encouraged him to finish. King the sent it to Doubleday, who offered him a $2,500 advance for the tale. The rest is horror history.

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