Stephen King's Favorite Books (From On Writing)

A Listmania! list by Jack Cox "Reviewer Extraordinare" (Oakville, Ontario)
 
The Poet
1.  The Poet by Michael Connelly
The list author says:
  "Michael Connelly writes books that sound like film-noir, in my terms Book-Noir, great mysteries and great writing make him a favorite."
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Deception on His Mind
2.  Deception on His Mind by Elizabeth George
The list author says:
  "Elizabeth George may give you more than Deception on your mind, you may get Revenge & Murder from reading her Thomas Lynley/Barbara Havers books."
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Zombie
3.  Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates
The list author says:
  "Joyce Carol Oates writes many styles: Romance (Middle-Age), Mystery (Zombie), Biography (Blonde) and Historical (We Were The Mulvaneys) She's an odd writer."
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No Safe Place
4.  No Safe Place by Richard North Patterson
The list author says:
  "Richard North Patterson is a Phenomenal Political-Thriller writer, there is no safe place to hide from this novel."
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A Patchwork Planet
5.  A Patchwork Planet by Anne Tyler
The list author says:
  "Anne Tyler writes about life, a patchwork planet is about a lovable loser, she's best known for The Accidental Tourist."
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Survivor
6.  Survivor by Tabitha King
The list author says:
  "Tabitha King is Stephen King's wife, he just gave her some credit, You cannot Survive, Survivor and you can't Outwit Outplay or Outlast here."
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Gravity
7.  Gravity by Tess Gerritsen
The list author says:
  "Tess Gerritsen does medical stories and mysteries, after reading her books you will slicing and dicing for more."
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A Widow for One Year
8.  A Widow for One Year by John Irving
The list author says:
  "John Irving, A very popular and very weird writer, this one is no exception to weidness."
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Cathedral
9.  Cathedral by Nelson DeMille
The list author says:
  "Nelson DeMille actually delivers a real rollercoaster ride in Cathedral, I recall there was never a dull moment in this book, not 1 second where the action stops."
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Harry Potter (4 Volumes set)
10.  Harry Potter (4 Volumes set) by J. K. Rowling
The list author says:
  "J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter fascinates Stephen King."
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The Ax
11.  The Ax by Donald E. Westlake
The list author says:
  "Donald E. Westlake wrote those hilarious dortmunder books, although this book isn't, read it, it's great."
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