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Stephen King is an American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, and fantasy novels. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, many of which have been adapted into feature films, miniseries, television series, and comic books. King has published 61 novels and six non-fiction books.
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The Punch
One Night, Two Lives, and the Fight That Changed Basketball Forever
John Feinstein - 2003-11-04 (first published in 2002)
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With unerring insight into the deeper truths of professional sports, John Feinstein explores in riveting detail what happened one night in December 1977 when, as a fistfight broke out on the court between the Houston Rockets and the Los Angeles Lakers, Kermit Washington delivered a punch that nearly killed All-Star Rudy Tomjanovich. The punch-now l...
Stephen King
2022-07-26T16:08:06.000Z
@BarackObama Have you read a basketball book called THE PUNCH?highly recommended.      source
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A Calling for Charlie Barnes
Joshua Ferris - 2021-09-28
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Charlie Barnes, sixty-eight years old, reasonable man, small-business owner is facing the abyss and it's time to reckon with how he has lived his life so far. What happened to all those great ideas that were snatched from the jaws of success? And what was with all those unsuccessful marriages? Well, who's counting the wives when Barbara, his fifth ...
Stephen King
2022-03-06T02:33:02.000Z
A CALLING FOR CHARLIE BARNES, by Joshua Ferris: This is a fine American novel about family, love, and a decent but flawed man trying to be better. In dark times like these, I can’t recommend this book too highly. It’s strong.      source
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Rovers
Richard Lange - 2021-07-27
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Two immortal brothers crisscross the American Southwest to elude a murderous biker gang and protect a young woman in this tautly paced thriller from award-winning author Richard Lange. Summer, 1976. Jesse and his brother, Edgar, are on the road in search of victims. They’re rovers, nearly indestructible nocturnal beings who must consume human blood...
Stephen King
2021-08-25T15:33:05.000Z
Want a book that will scare the daylights out of you this weekend? ROVERS, by Richard Lange. The best vampire novel I've read since LET THE RIGHT ONE IN.      source
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Let Me In
John Ajvide Lindqvist - 2010-01-01 (first published in 2004)
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Set in 1981, Let Me In is the horrific tale of Oskar and Eli. It begins with the grisly discovery of the body of a teenage boy, emptied of blood. Twelve-year-old Oskar is personally hoping that revenge has come at long last -- revenge for all the bad things the bullies at school do to him, day after day. While Oskar is fascinated by the murder, it ...
Stephen King
2021-08-25T15:33:05.000Z
Want a book that will scare the daylights out of you this weekend? ROVERS, by Richard Lange. The best vampire novel I've read since LET THE RIGHT ONE IN.      source
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Blacktop Wasteland
A Novel
S. A. Cosby - 2020-07-14
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IT'S A CRIME THAT HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF.Beauregard "Bug" Montage: husband, father, honest car mechanic. But he was once known - from North Carolina to the beaches of Florida - as the best getaway driver on the East Coast. Just like his father, who disappeared many years ago.After a series of financial calamities (worsened by the racial prejudices ...
Stephen King
2021-03-04T16:37:10.000Z
@vondoviak Such a good book.      source
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Find You First
A Novel
Linwood Barclay - 2021-05-04
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The New York Times bestselling author of Elevator Pitch and master of psychological suspense returns with a riveting thriller in which the possible heirs of a dying tech millionaire are mysteriously being eliminated, one by one.“Find You First starts with a bang and ends with an even bigger one. . . . It’s the best book of his career.” —Stephen Kin...
Stephen King
2021-02-15T15:09:46.000Z
This book blew my mind.      source
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The Bitterroots
A Novel (Highway Quartet)
C. J. Box - 2019-08-13
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A riveting new novel from the New York Times bestselling and Edgar-Award winning author.Former police officer Cassie Dewell is trying to start over with her own private investigation firm. Guilty about not seeing her son and exhausted by the nights on stakeout, Cassie is nontheless managing...until an old friend calls in a favor: she wants Cassie t...
Stephen King
2020-12-06T03:05:40.000Z
Yes, the books were excellent.      source
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The Highway
A Novel (Highway Quartet)
C. J. Box - 2019-04-16 (first published in 2013)
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From The New York Times bestselling author of Blue Heaven and Back of Beyond, C.J. Box, comes a gripping new thriller.When teenagers Danielle and Gracie Sullivan take a clandestine car trip to visit their friend in Montana, little do they know it's the last time anyone will ever hear from them again. The girls and their car simply vanish. Cody Hoyt...
Stephen King
2020-12-06T03:05:40.000Z
Yes, the books were excellent.      source
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Paradise Valley
C. J. Box - 2018-10-02 (first published in 2017)
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For three years, Investigator Cassie Dewell has been on a hunt for a serial killer known as The Lizard King. He works as a long haul trucker. His prey are the "lot lizard" prostitutes who frequent truck stops. And she almost caught him...once. Working for the Bakken County, North Dakota sheriff's department, Cassie has set what she believes is the ...
Stephen King
2020-12-06T03:05:40.000Z
Yes, the books were excellent.      source
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Back of Beyond
A Novel (Cody Hoyt / Cassie Dewell Novels, 1)
C. J. Box - 2018-05-01
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Edgar Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author C.J. Box delivers a thriller about a troubled cop trying to save his son from a killer in Yellowstone, now reissued with additional bonus content.Cody Hoyt, while a brilliant cop, is an alcoholic struggling with two months of sobriety when his mentor and AA sponsor Hank Winters is found burn...
Stephen King
2020-12-06T03:05:40.000Z
Yes, the books were excellent.      source
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Ninth House
Leigh Bardugo - 2020-10-20
Dying is Easy by Joe Hill
A Cosmology of Monsters by Shaun Hamill
The Chill by Scott Carson
The Unwilling by Kelly Braffet
The Border by Don Winslow
Full Throttle by Joe Hill
The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
Elevator Pitch by Linwood Barclay
Cold Storage by David Koepp
Good Girl, Bad Girl by Michael Robotham
Growing Things and Other Stories by Paul Tremblay
Necessary People by Anna Pitoniak
Cari Mora by Thomas Harris
The Guest Book by Sarah Blake
Cemetery Road by Greg Iles
Charlesgate Confidential by Scott von Doviak
Flight or Fright by Stephen King
Badlands by C. J. Box
A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay
Shaker by Scott Frank
Defending Jacob by William Landay
The Strangler by William Landay
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
Carrion Comfort by Dan Simmons
Koko by Peter Straub
Mission Flats by William Landay