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Looking for some new Sci/Fi or Fantasy novels.

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Nope, the Shining was one of the few books of his I believe he actually based on his own personal experience, and it made the story richer for it.

But I've never read a King book that has ended properly. Maybe the Stand, I dunno. I'm not reading his garbage anymore.

The movie to me is more about the mental degradation of Jack, which is more interesting than some dude in a dog suit giving blowjobs at an aristocrat party.

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For the record, I think King is great at settings and exposition, and his short stories are usually pretty damn good.

He's a much better SS writer than a novelist imo. Skeleton Crew, etc are great books.

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For the record, I think King is great at settings and exposition, and his short stories are usually pretty damn good.

He's a much better SS writer than a novelist imo. Skeleton Crew, etc are great books.

I agree.

I thought "Full Dark, No Stars" was pretty legit.

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But I've never read a King book that has ended properly.

Tell me about it. I thought Salem's Lot ended fine for what the story was. I read all the way through the Dark Tower series. One of the best stories I've ever read as a whole, but I knew from about the end of book 2 that he had no idea what he was going to do. The end just seemed so cheap.

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It would be so much better if his books didn't all end on a light hearted happy note with the 3 main good guys living.

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gets better until feast for crows.

so, i'm here now... :(

i read how this book was written, scrapped, re-written, split up, yadda yadda yadda... but i seriously have no interesting characters left in this book. i'm about 250 pages in and this one's just not nagging at me to be read like the previous three. somebody please tell me it's worth soldiering on. :D

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so, i'm here now... :(

i read how this book was written, scrapped, re-written, split up, yadda yadda yadda... but i seriously have no interesting characters left in this book. i'm about 250 pages in and this one's just not nagging at me to be read like the previous three. somebody please tell me it's worth soldiering on. :D

we won't know for another 15 years...

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If you are looking at reading some King, you have to read The Dark Tower series.

If you haven't heard of it, you need to check it out asap. If your into fantasy novels, King novels, or just good books in general, you will love it.

I have read 5 books in the series. It's damn good.

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Glad you bumped this weymouth...

yeah hunger games just sounds like a modified combination of ender's game and lord of the flies

I just finished all three of the Hunger Games books earlier this week. Good reads, but a bit disappointing. Didn't care for the ending of each book... it just kind of stops and the end of the final book is a bit odd too, like she tried to wrap it all up too quickly.

I enjoyed it, but not the best series I've ever read either.

A pretty bleak look at the future of humanity.

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