For instance Stephen King is known as the master of horror; I have read all his older novels. Watched a few of his movies and discovered the movies are ‘B’ rated compared to the books. His newer work is a little more farfetched for me more like Sci-Fi, but he was the cause for my thirst in horror and mystery. A case in point when summer was over, I started looking for Stephen King books on the shelves at school and discovered that they did not allow books of this nature. So I started going to the public library to check out my books.
Over the years I have become a very novice reader enjoying different authors; Here are a few examples of the different authors I enjoy Dean Koontz, Ann Rice, John Grisham and James Patterson. Each one holds something different in their own way and style of writing, but together they all have the same thing in common they know how to start a story by holding my attention, and I give any author kudos if they can do that. An example of how I choose a book, I will start by reading the first few paragraphs of the first chapter and if I can’t put the book down then I am hooked and have a new one for my library.
To illustrate I have watched movies after reading the book and have been very dissatisfied with the results. When reading a novel I can use my own imagination to follow the story as the author describes each scene, and when the movie is made the author does not make the scene according to what I see, feel, and think as I read the story. This... [continues]
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