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by Stephen King
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Blog of love, inspiration & kindness
Blog of love, inspiration & kindness rated it 11 months ago
If you were a writer of a best-selling novel or best-selling series of novels and you were suddenly ready to let go of your previous works and try something new, something different, and something fresh, something you haven't tried before, what do you think would be the worst possible thing that cou...
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it 2 years ago
Paul Sheldon is a bestselling novelist who has finally met his number one 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 furious that the author has killed off her favorite character in ...
Cody's Bookshelf
Cody's Bookshelf rated it 3 years ago
What could I possibly add to what has already been said about this astounding novel in the last thirty years? It is a bonafide King classic, an excellent entry in the man's oeuvre by virtually any standard of judgement. Kick-ass villain? Check. Tightly-wound plotting? Check. Believable situation? Ch...
Read All The Things! Reviews
Read All The Things! Reviews rated it 3 years ago
I call myself a Stephen King fan (not his number one fan), but I had somehow never read Misery. Oops. I have seen the movie several times, though, if that counts. I found a copy of the book at a used bookstore and started reading it immediately. It did not disappoint. Most of you know this story, ...
Book Thoughts
Book Thoughts rated it 4 years ago
Stephen King is one of my favorite authors and I enjoyed this book. I think I would have enjoyed it more if I had not seen the movie a handful of times before reading the book. While the novel was certainly different - and got inside the heads of the character in a way that no movie very could - I...
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
For years, I have only wholly loved one Stephen King work: Carrie. I’ve read some of his other books, but I’ve always though that there was something wrong with them that kept me from truly loving it. Even my next favorite, The Stand, has a goofy ending after hundreds of pages of tense drama. But no...
Dantastic Book Reviews
Dantastic Book Reviews rated it 4 years ago
To celebrate completing a novel, writer Paul Sheldon goes on a champagne-fueled drive in the Rocky mountains. He winds up in a near fatal car crash, but never fear. He's rescued by Annie Wilkes, his #1 fan...I watched the film version of Misery in those antediluvian days before Goodreads, hell, bef...
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it 4 years ago
I just finished, and I don't know if I will be able to sleep tonight. This was much scarier and rougher than the movie. The writing was excellent, but I'm pretty chicken so some parts were a bit too much for me.
Twitchy Witchy Girl
Twitchy Witchy Girl rated it 4 years ago
I’ve been meaning to read Misery for years and just never seemed to get around to it. A couple weeks ago I randomly found a copy at the thrift store and I’m so glad I did. I’m a huge Stephen King fan and Misery was such a great read—I couldn’t put it down until I was done. It was gruesome and horrif...
That's What She Read
That's What She Read rated it 5 years ago
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