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Shock, Horror, Terror! Halloween Book Features at AbeBooks

Over the years, we’ve put together some truly spine tingling features all related to horror, vampires, devilish books, tales from the vault – you get the picture. Revisit some of our scariest features – if you dare! A Brief History of Vampires in Literature The first instances of vampire tales originally appeared in eastern European […]

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Top Ten from the Pop of King: Stephen King Quotes

We don’t hate Stephen King around here, despite my colleague bagging on his book titles today. Recently, Stephen King was quoted as saying about bestselling mormon vampire romance author Stephenie Meyer: “Stephenie Meyer can’t write worth a darn. She’s not very good.” I thought that was a pretty bold statement from a very famous public […]

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Shortest book titles

It was announced yesterday that Stephen King has a new book coming out exclusively on the Kindle 2. He is calling the book Ur, and I, for one, think the title sucks. It’s too short, non-descriptive, and a pain in the ass to find using an internet search owing to the fact that you end […]

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Stephen King slams Stephenie Meyer

In a recent interview Stephen King tears her a new one… kind of He says, “Both Rowling and Meyer, they’re speaking directly to young people… The real difference is that Jo Rowling is a terrific writer and Stephenie Meyer can’t write worth a darn. She’s not very good. “It’s very clear that she’s writing to […]

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Stephen King Fan Publishes Jack Torrance’s Novel

In Stephen King’s The Shining, Jack Torrance is a frustrated writer who travels to an isolated hotel during winter in hopes of finding inspiration to write the novel he’s always wanted to start.  Alas, “things” get in the way and Jack’s manuscript merely reads “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy” over […]

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Stephen King’s Choices for the 10 Best Books of 2008

What titles does an author who has sold an estimated 300-350 million copies of his own books recommend? Stephen King shares his top 10 picks for 2008 on EW.com. (Note: King does take liberties with choosing only 10 books.)  In descending order his choices include: 10. The Good Guy by Dean Koontz 9.  Old Flames […]

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