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  Many of Stephen King's novels have been made into films. 

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Last updated: March 2016 (JAS)

Meet: Stephen King

   Stephen King is one of the greatest storytellers, a writer who skillfully combines attractive heroes and terrible villains with fast-paced stories drawn from our deepest nightmares and set in haunting landscapes.

This Guide will show you a classic title by Stephen King that represents some of his best writing in a subgenre, and will provide books that are similar to it in nature. There's no one just like King, but taste a different author for a flavor of King's horrific storytelling.

If you liked the Dark Tower Series...

   If you enjoyed Stephen King's Dark Tower Series, take a look at these similar books.

If you like King's The Stand...

   If you enjoyed Stephen Kings' Stand and the vision of one man trying to save a world against disease, try these apocaylptic novels.

If you like a nightmarish read of psychological suspense

   Stephen King often writes books where the characters can be just as horrific to each other as any monster.  Here are some books that will set your hair on end because of their characters. 

If you enjoy reading supernatural fiction...

   Some of King's stories have evil spirits leading characters to do bad things.  If you enjoy the unseen hand, you might enjoy reading these supernaturally good books.

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Here are some downloadable titles that may interest you.  Be sure to check out the eLibrary Guide for more information on downloadables on how they work with your library card and home computer.