Have you ever gotten so involved in a book that you get all emotional when certain things happen to the characters, or the book comes to an end and there's no more? I finally finished Stephen King's "The Dark Tower" series. I have to say, I loved them, and I'm sad that it's over. I wasn't at all happy with the ending -- and audible "OH NO!" when I got there, but I've learned to expect that from King.
One of the things that was so interesting about this series is how intertwined it is with so many of his other books. This series took him years and years to complete, and there are references to it in "It", "Desperation", and "Insomnia", to name just a very few. Makes me want to re-read a ton of his stuff.
I then started (and am almost finished with) Harlan Coben's "The Innocent". I love Coben -- he has great plot twists. Coben tends to make a lot of bad things happen to good people, and he can change directions on the plot in a heartbeat.
Next I'll read the new Richard Bachman/Stephen King book that arrived in the mail today -- "Blaze". Unfortunately, it's not very thick, but as you can probably already tell, I love King's stuff so who cares!
At some point soon, I need to reread the last Harry Potter, in preparation for the NEW one. Don't expect me to do anything but read, read, read when it arrives -- I won't be turning on TV or the computer for fear of accidentally hearing about the ending before I get there! And don't worry, I'd never spoil it for you!
In case you've never seen it, my book wish list (books I want to read, as well as ones I have since last year) is here. I'd better live a long, long time to get to them all!