Stephen King Biography

Stephen King

Stephen King was born in Portland, Maine. His father Donald Edwin King deserted them when Stephen was two year old. This left his mother Nellie Ruth Pillsbury “Ruth” to raise King and his older brother David. Kings family suffered from financial strain and moved around from Durham, Maine to Fort Wayne, Indiana and then to Read More …

Black House by Stephen King & Peter Straub Book Review

Black House by Stephen King

Once again, fellow horror author Peter Straub joins Stephen King as they bring their brainchild, the character of Jack Sawyer, into adulthood from his childhood adventures of their other joint novel, The Talisman. In Black House, Jack Sawyer, who at the age of twelve was forced to brave a parallel universe known as The Territories, Read More …

Bag of Bones by Stephen King Book Review

Bag of Bones by Stephen King

When compared to Stephen King’s other novels, there’s simply something different about Bag of Bones and you feel it from the time you set foot into the fictional world that King has created within the covers. It’s heavier and we’re not talking about the weight of the book. There’s something underneath the words of the Read More …

Blood and Smoke by Stephen King Book Review

Blood and Smoke

While Stephen King is no stranger to narrating his own fiction in audio format, this is the first time that he has released some of his work exclusively in audio format. Reportedly King enjoyed recording the audio book format of Bag of Bones so much that he decided to release Blood and Smoke in audio Read More …

The Colorado Kid by Stephen King Book Review

The Colorado Kid

The Colorado Kid is a true diversion from King’s normal horror fare. A lifelong fan of the hardboiled mystery, Stephen King penned The Colorado Kid for the Hard Case Crime imprint after finally finishing his epic series, The Dark Tower, with an installment of the same name. The novel was only released in paperback and Read More …

Cycle of the Werewolf by Stephen King Book Review

Cycle of the Werewolf

If one were just beginning to read the works of Stephen King and, as such, chose Cycle of the Werewolf as their first King fiction, they might be a bit confused as to why so many people adore the work of Stephen King. It’s not that Cycle of the Werewolf is a bad book. To Read More …

Carrie by Stephen King Book Review

Carrie by Stephen king

Most of us went to high school and most of us know what an awkward period that can be. Not feeling pretty enough, tall enough or smart enough. Not fitting in with the “right crowd” at some point. Stephen King’s character “Carrie” had never fit in, she was the ultimate misfit. Carrie White was a Read More …

Cujo by Stephen King Book Review

Cujo by Stephen King

In Cujo, Stephen King turns an already disturbing tale – one of that mirroring the disturbing children’s tale of Old Yeller – and turns it into what the story was truly meant to be: a tale of unrelenting horror. Unlike Old Yeller, however, there’s very little in the way of a morality lesson at the Read More …

Cell by Stephen King Book Review

Cell by Stephen King

Stephen King has made a triumphant return to the horror genre with “Cell”, in which he introduces the reader to Clayton Riddell. Clay is an artist who has come to Boston from Maine in order to pitch a comic book idea called “Dark Wanderer”. The pitch is a success and it was a great day Read More …

Christine by Stephen King Book Review

Christine by Stephen King

Almost twenty years after the release of Christine, Stephen King would once again approach the subject of possessed cars in his novel, From a Buick 8. While both novels involved seemingly haunted automobiles, it seems they both also suffered from a somewhat muddled storyline as well. Christineis the tale of Arnie Cunningham, a teenage boy Read More …