If It Bleeds - Stephen King

If It Bleeds

By Stephen King

  • Release Date - Published: 2020-04-21
  • Book Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • Author: Stephen King
Our rating: 5/5 stars

4.5 Score: 4.5 (From 624 Ratings)

If It Bleeds Stephen King read online review & book description:

From #1 New York Times bestselling author, legendary storyteller, and master of short fiction Stephen King comes an extraordinary collection of four new and compelling novellas—Mr. Harrigan’s Phone, The Life of Chuck, Rat, and the title story If It Bleeds—each pulling you into intriguing and frightening places.

The novella is a form King has returned to over and over again in the course of his amazing career, and many have been made into iconic films, including “The Body” (Stand By Me) and “Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption” (Shawshank Redemption). Like Four Past Midnight, Different Seasons, and most recently Full Dark, No Stars, If It Bleeds is a uniquely satisfying collection of longer short fiction by an incomparably gifted writer.

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Posted Reviews

  • Haven’t read it

    I haven’t read this book but I love the story of Steven King books and love da shining sonI guess it’s good lol Steven you r gifted and wealthy congrats on making me scared for life about clowns screw it and honestly Danny is my fave drop the mic lol and the jerk who gave it a one star is such an butt honestly who would do that to the best hoarr author of all time. Screw him/ her thx fans by sub to Anderson’s Memes YT on YouTube lol bye
  • It’s King, the master story teller

    By kissdaddy
    Good book. I especially liked hanging with Hollyberry again. I read 100 + books a year and no one writes like Mr. King. It is simply a joy to read his prose. There’s not a Shawshank or A Body here, but all the stories are solid and entertaining. Well worth your time and $.
  • Worn

    By tinbucktwo
    King can spin a tale and few can write like he does. While the writing remains superb the storylines grow tiresome. Anticlimactic in some instances. After inking 60 plus novels and novellas I suppose it’s only natural. For me the peak years of his stories are behind him.
  • He’s back!

    By Am book reader
    All four novellas are tantalizing good and spooky. My favorite would be the “Life of Chuck”, a bittersweet memoir of a decent man who dares to go in the locked room and finds that “the waiting is the hardest”. All King fans will be rewarded from this grand master of horror. Please keep them coming.
  • Fantastic

    By SusieMac46
    “If It Bleeds” is a great read! I did not want the book to end. The most fun I’ve had in weeks. From the first story to the last, it’s Mr. King at his finest, although I must confess to having a weakness for Holly Gibney. Pure joy at reading that one. And I agree 100% with Holly - George Bellamy is somewhat of a scary character.
  • One word: Impeccable.

    By nickthevampireslayer
    Let me start off by saying that I wasn’t sure what to expect with a book of novellas. I’ve only ever read King’s full novels, so I wasn’t sure how much of his voice would come through within these shorter stories. And wow...was I pleasantly blown away. Each story is completely singular in its voice, tone, and plot, and yet they are all so clearly written by the same writer. Without giving too much away, I want to touch on each piece: “Mr. Harrigan’s Phone” I love the way he is able to play with the reader’s mind to get them to second guess if what they believe is just a coincidence, can actually be something sinister. And with whatever decision the reader comes to, it makes them question the type of person they are. “The Life of Chuck” Broken up into three separate acts, this story takes us through a timeline that I just had to get to the bottom of. With every other paragraph, this twisted mess becomes clearer and I didn’t know if I should have been relieved by the end of it, or even more frightened. “If It Bleeds” Since it has the same title as the book, I knew this would be most likely the best and thought out of the bunch. I was NOT disappointed. “Rat” Walking along similar lines as “Secret Window”, I thought I had seen it before. But the greater theme the plot revealed really made me wonder if I were put in the same circumstance, how would I waver? Overall, I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND reading this book. A true work of art by a master in his craft.
  • Amazing Spooky

    By claw skaw
    Gives you all the chills
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  • Stephen king is always good

    By Sweetskies
    Yeah that was mean it was released and he doesn’t like it...but yeah i just got the copy so far so good ...
  • Enjoyable

    By Zxqwurtdfghjkl
    The last story ‘Rat’. Was my favorite. Not his best collection of stories but definitely worth a read!

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