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Aug 19, 2014
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***SPOILER ALERT - best not to read this post if you haven't finished the book IV yet!


Oh Stephen King, you never disappoint! I have just finished book IV a week ago and honestly, the story still haunts me today. So many sleepless nights (and drowsy days at work) because I could not put this book down. So many gut wrenching moments found me either crying while reading or actually shouting at the book because in some way, I truly believed that I could change the tragic course of events that took place. I could (and sometimes still can) actually hear the characters speaking in my mind, especially during those final tragic moments. Signs of a fantastic book when you can forget your surroundings because you are drawn in, happy to take on the silent observer role amongst all the characters, eagerly awaiting for the story to unfold.

Did everyone love this book as much as I did?

I hope that the series only continues to get even better. Bring on book V!!
 
Oct 14, 2007
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#23
The first time I read it, I was like... c'mon, get back to the journey! But the second, third and fourth times, it just got more and more emotional for me. I cried every time, loved reading Ro's back story, seeing how he loved, mourning and raging at his loss. It's not my favorite in the series, but I still love it :love:
 
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Aug 3, 2010
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Greenville, SC
#24
Not sure if you guys even remember me since it's been ages since I last posted, but right around the time I started this account in 2010 I picked up this book. I didn't finish it until last fall.
I hate that he telegraphed the tragic fate of Roland and Susan so far ahead of time, and it was somehow still worse than I imagined it would be by the time I got there.
I ended up setting it aside for years because I had a hard time pushing myself to that cluster **** at the end. Probably my favorite of the series so far, but man, I hated Stephen for a couple weeks after this.
 

GNTLGNT

The idiot is IN
Jun 15, 2007
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Cambridge, Ohio
#25
Not sure if you guys even remember me since it's been ages since I last posted, but right around the time I started this account in 2010 I picked up this book. I didn't finish it until last fall.
I hate that he telegraphed the tragic fate of Roland and Susan so far ahead of time, and it was somehow still worse than I imagined it would be by the time I got there.
I ended up setting it aside for years because I had a hard time pushing myself to that cluster **** at the end. Probably my favorite of the series so far, but man, I hated Stephen for a couple weeks after this.
...good to see ya!....and yeah, he can get you in a state of high pisstidigitation sometimes......
 
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Neesy

#1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side
May 24, 2012
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
#26
Not sure if you guys even remember me since it's been ages since I last posted, but right around the time I started this account in 2010 I picked up this book. I didn't finish it until last fall.
I hate that he telegraphed the tragic fate of Roland and Susan so far ahead of time, and it was somehow still worse than I imagined it would be by the time I got there.
I ended up setting it aside for years because I had a hard time pushing myself to that cluster **** at the end. Probably my favorite of the series so far, but man, I hated Stephen for a couple weeks after this.
Welcome back :)
 
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twiggymarie

Daughter of One
Mar 17, 2011
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#27
I just finished reading this one a couple of days ago! (then, the Wind Through the Keyhole and now I'm about mid-way through Wolves of the Calla.) I don't think I can pick a favorite. That's like picking your favorite child!! I love all of them. All of them bring something different to the tale. ;;D
 
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