Search Results: "Stephen Michael King"


BOOK REVIEW

STEPHEN KING'S DANSE MACABRE by Stephen King
Released: April 20, 1981

"King-fiction readership."
An informal overview of where the horror genre has been over the last thirty years"—by its most financially successful practitioner. Read full book review >

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MICHAEL by Henry Flesh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"Amen."
Flesh's X-rated debut novel, the Lambda Award-winning Massage (1999), told of life at the bottom of Manhattan's gay subculture. Read full book review >

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A SPECIAL KIND OF LOVE by Stephen Michael King
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1996

"The illustrations are endearingly soft and a bit sentimental, like the story itself. (Picture book. 3-7)"
There's more to this exploration of a father-son relationship than is suggested by the dreary title. Read full book review >

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MUTT DOG! by Stephen Michael King
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"If it lacks the mastery of Marc Simont's The Stray Dog (2001), it is still nicely satisfying in its own right. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A scruffy little street mutt finds a home in this small, sweet tale. Read full book review >

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MILLI, JACK, AND THE DANCING CAT by Stephen Michael King
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2004

"There's a raft of picture books on the theme out there; with such examples as Peter H. Reynold's The Dot (2003) available, this stands as an additional purchase. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A parable of creativity fails to deliver enough story to hang its message on. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOU by Stephen Michael King
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"Best for sharing one-on-one with someone special. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A charming yellow pup knows the world is full of color, music and exciting adventures, but the very best thing to him is "YOU," who is, in this case, his chum, a tiny orange bird. Read full book review >

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EMILY LOVES TO BOUNCE by Stephen Michael King
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2003

"A dazzling blend of waggish humor and quixotic illustrations, this positively sparkles with the sheer buoyancy of Emily's high spirits. (Picture book. 3-6)"
An exuberant child bounds through her day in a style many adults will recognize. Read full book review >

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LEAF by Stephen Michael King
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

"Wonderful squiggly line, patches of green and brown, gold and blue and fabulous use of negative white space make this a joy to reread. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A curious, curiously subversive and very pretty wordless Australian import. Read full book review >

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THE GUNSLINGER (THE DARK TOWER, BOOK 1) by Stephen King
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 28, 1988

"Heavy, real heavy—as sales undoubtedly will be too."
Begun by King while at college in 1970; serialized episodically in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, 1978-1981; printed in limited-editon hardcover, 1982: this King novelty at last achieves mass publication. Read full book review >