The Shining

The Shining Description:

Jack Torrance s new job at the Overlook Hotel is the perfect chance for a fresh start As the off season caretaker at the atmospheric old hotel he ll have plenty of time to spend reconnecting with his family and working on his writing But as the harsh winter weather sets in the idyllic location feels ever more remote and more sinister And the only one to notice the strange and terrible forces gathering around the Overlook is Danny Torrance a uniquely gifted five year old br br Stephen King P Random House Audio

Rating: 3.46 out of 5

The Stand

The Stand Description:

This is the way the world ends with a nanosecond of computer error in a Defense Department laboratory and a million casual contacts that form the links in a chain letter of death br br And here is the bleak new world of the day after a world stripped of its institutions and emptied of percent of its people A world in which a handful of panicky survivors choose sides or are chosen A world in which good rides on the frail shoulders of the year old Mother Abigail and the worst nightmares of evil are embodied in a man with a lethal smile and unspeakable powers Randall Flagg the dark man

Rating: 3.35 out of 5

Carrie

Carrie Description:

Carrie knew she should not use the terrifying power she possessed But one night at her senior prom Carrie was scorned and humiliated just one time too many and in a fit of uncontrollable fury she turned her clandestine game into a weapon of horror and destruction

Rating: 3.51 out of 5

Misery

Misery Description:

i Alternate cover edition a href https www goodreads com book show misery rel nofollow here a i br br Paul Sheldon He s a bestselling novelist who has finally met his biggest fan Her name is Annie Wilkes and she is more than a rabid reader she is Paul s nurse tending his shattered body after an automobile accident But she is also his captor keeping him prisoner in her isolated house

Rating: 3.42 out of 5

The Gunslinger

The Gunslinger Description:

p Beginning with a short story appearing in i The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction i in the publication of Stephen 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 p p Set in a world of extraordinary circumstances filled with stunning visual imagery and unforgettable characters i The Dark Tower i 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 p p b Book I b br In i The Gunslinger i originally published in King introduces his most enigmatic hero Roland Deschain of Gilead the Last Gunslinger He is a haunting solitary figure at first on a mysterious quest through a desolate world that eerily mirrors our own Pursuing the man in black an evil being who can bring the dead back to life Roland is a good man who seems to leave nothing but death in his wake p p This new edition of i The Gunslinger i has been revised and expanded throughout by King with new story material in addition to a new introduction and foreword It also includes four full color illustrations in the hardcover and trade paperback formats p

Rating: 3.65 out of 5

It

It Description:

To the children the town was their whole world To the adults knowing better Derry Maine was just their home town familiar well ordered for the most part A good place to live br br It was the children who saw and felt what made Derry so horribly different In the storm drains in the sewers IT lurked taking on the shape of every nightmare each one s deepest dread Sometimes IT reached up seizing tearing killing br br The adults knowing better knew nothing br br Time passed and the children grew up moved away The horror of IT was deep buried wrapped in forgetfulness Until they were called back once more to confront IT as IT stirred and coiled in the sullen depths of their memories reaching up again to make their past nightmares a terrible present reality

Rating: 3.54 out of 5

11/22/63

11/22/63 Description:

Life can turn on a dime or stumble into the extraordinary as it does for Jake Epping a high school English teacher in Lisbon Falls Maine While grading essays by his GED students Jake reads a gruesome enthralling piece penned by janitor Harry Dunning fifty years ago Harry somehow survived his father s sledgehammer slaughter of his entire family Jake is blown away but an even more bizarre secret comes to light when Jake s friend Al owner of the local diner enlists Jake to take over the mission that has become his obsession to prevent the Kennedy assassination How By stepping through a portal in the diner s storeroom and into the era of Ike and Elvis of big American cars sock hops and cigarette smoke Finding himself in warmhearted Jodie Texas Jake begins a new life But all turns in the road lead to a troubled loner named Lee Harvey Oswald The course of history is about to be rewritten and become heart stoppingly suspenseful

Rating: 3.44 out of 5

Pet Sematary

Pet Sematary Description:

i This is an alternate Cover Edition for a href https www goodreads com book show rel nofollow ASIN B K NEE a i br br When the Creeds move into a beautiful old house in rural Maine it all seems too good to be true physician father beautiful wife charming little daughter adorable infant son and now an idyllic home As a family they ve got it all right down to the friendly car But the nearby woods hide a blood chilling truth more terrifying than death itself and hideously more powerful The Creeds are going to learn that sometimes dead is better

Rating: 3.56 out of 5

'Salem's Lot

'Salem's Lot Description:

Something strange is going on in Jerusalem s Lot but no one dares to talk about it By day Salem s Lot is a typical modest New England town but when the sun goes down evil roams the earth The devilishly sweet insistent laughter of a child can be heard echoing through the fields and the presence of silent looming spirits can be felt lurking right outside your window Stephen King brings his gruesome imagination to life in this tale of spine tingling horror

Rating: 3.67 out of 5

The Green Mile

The Green Mile Description:

At Cold Mountain Penitentiary along the lonely stretch of cells known as the Green Mile killers are depraved as the psychopathic Billy the Kid Wharton and the possessed Eduard Delacroix await death strapped in Old Sparky Here guards as decent as Paul Edgecombe and as sadistic as Percy Wetmore watch over them But good or evil innocent or guilty none have ever seen the brutal likes of the new prisoner John Coffey sentenced to death for raping and murdering two young girls Is Coffey a devil in human form Or is he a far far different kind of being br br The complete Green Mile serial this set includes The Green Mile The Two Dead Girls The Green Mile The Mouse on the Mile The Green Mile Coffey s Hands The Green Mile The Bad Death of Eduard Delacroix The Green Mile Night Journey and The Green Mile

Rating: 3.41 out of 5