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The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon - Community Reviews back

by Anne Celeste Heche, Stephen King
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Jenny's Book Bag
Jenny's Book Bag rated it 9 years ago
This was the first Stephen King novel I read and I picked it because it was his shortest. I've read several since then and this isn't his best work. I didn't think that girl would ever get out of the woods.
Project Bookworm
Project Bookworm rated it 9 years ago
While on a day hike with her mother and older brother, nine-year-old Trisha McFarland leaves the trail and falls behind. Attempting to catch up, she thinks she is taking a shortcut, and ends up getting lost in the Maine woods. As night falls, she has to rely on her own instincts and what little supp...
Booklog rated it 9 years ago
This is really fun! I read this while I was camping, and let me tell you, it was a pretty intense experience. If you haven't read this yet, I highly recommend you try and save it for when you can get outdoors. It's one of the shorter King works, but the book is taught and a survivalist page-turner. ...
Regina's Reads
Regina's Reads rated it 9 years ago
4.5 stars, review to come.
tien rated it 11 years ago
Trisha was getting fed up listening to her mum & brother arguing whilst walking on a 'nature' trail. She wanted to go to the toilet but she wasn't able to get their attention. Figuring that as long as she's careful, she'll be okay, she went off the trail but... things didn't quite work out the way...
Amadan na Briona
Amadan na Briona rated it 11 years ago
I've read an awful lot of Stephen King, and liked most of it. The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon is not his best, but it's far from his worst. It's got all the usual King themes, but he goes relatively light on the horror and mayhem in this one, since it's essentially just a story about a little girl los...
I ♥ Bookie Nookie Reviews
I ♥ Bookie Nookie Reviews rated it 11 years ago
I could not finish this book...
Nyx Book Reviews
Nyx Book Reviews rated it 12 years ago
The baseball. I should have guessed it from the title, but it bothered me very much. I really don't care for every little detail. There is a reason why I didn't do any sports in high school. The rest of the story was okay. Not extraordinarily good, but not that bad either. The end seemed a little st...
Marvin's Bookish Blog
Marvin's Bookish Blog rated it 13 years ago
Very good but not great Stephen King. I still greatly prefer his horror fiction but this novel about a nine year old girl lost in the woods is still an engrossing story. There is nothing really supernatural in this tale but I like the way the suspense is established thorough the lost girl's own imag...
Kaethe rated it 17 years ago
King had me up until the very end. It's a very strong, realistic, and compelling story of a girl lost in the woods. Until the end.
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