Stephen King is probably the most recognizable name in modern American fiction. The man is a prolific writer that has written innumerable books, all of them certified bestsellers. His prolificness is both a blessing and a curse. It’s a blessing in that Stephen King fans have a wealth of novels to pore over and keep them company. But it’s also a curse for those who are just joining the bandwagon because it’s hard to decide on which book to start first.
And this is a real problem when reading King because he maybe prolific but the quality of his works have become a bit sporadic especially with the latter book produced in the last fifteen years.
However, some titles stand out and should be part of everyone’s must-read list. These are the books that show off King’s unparalleled talent for storytelling and a showcase of the master at his best. [Read more…]