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The latest from legendary master storyteller Stephen King, a riveting, extraordinarily eerie, and moving story about a man whose mysterious affliction brings a small town togethera timely, upbeat tale about finding common ground despite deep-rooted differences.Although Scott Carey doesnt look any different, hes been steadily losing weight. There are a couple of other odd thi...

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Elevation Reviews

  • Ron

    Fee-fi-fo-fum. I felt like a giant holding this tiny book in my hand. Well, it's been said that good things come in small packages. In this case, the saying is true, for the most part. Deserving of it's own hardcover printing? I don't know my own answer to that question at the moment. I think it's one of those “time will tell” sort of answers. So I'll get back to you on that. What I can say is that I like Scott, our main character. The mystery that is Scott's predicament is completely interestin ...more

  • Kelly (and the Book Boar)

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    Elevation isn’t what you would typically expect from someone known as the “Master of Horror.” It is, however, most definitely a story you might expect to hear from your favorite relative – Uncle Stevie. Simply put, it’s a puff piece. A little feel-good story about not judging books by their covers and finding a higher plane (either figuratively or perhaps in this case quite literally).

    Back in the olde days of yore this probably would

    People are people so why should it be

    You and I should get along so awfully

    So we're different colours

    And we're different creeds

    And different people have different needs

    It's obvious you hate me

    Though I've done nothing wrong

    I never even met you

    So what could I have done

    I can't understand

    What makes a man

    Hate another man

    Help me understand

    Sidenote: Am I the only person who finds it strange that King felt the need to narrate this himself or that bookpushy “blog” posts have become commonplace from his people . . . .

    WTF? We aren’t called Constant Readers for no reason, dude. If you write it, we will come. Save the spammy self-promotion for the “Pumpkin Farmers” and overpriced self-pubbed authors of the world.

    EDIT: No comment regarding this winning “Best Horror” in the Goodreads Choice Awards.


  • Lars (theatretenor) Skaar

    I absolutely loved this book! Oh my god it was so heartwarming and heartbreaking. I don’t care if others end up not liking it lol I loved it! Read it in about 2 hours and it was perfection!

  • kat

    not a terrible little story, but whoever said this is a horror was dead wrong.

  • Johann (jobis89)

    "Everything leads to this, he thought. To this elevation."

    Scott Carey is steadily losing weight, but he doesn't look any different. To make things even weirder, he weighs the same in and out of clothes, no matter how heavy they are…

    When I'm reading a book, and because my memory is terrible, I will usually make some observations and reminders in the Notes section of my iPhone which are very helpful when I go to write my review. Given the length of this novella and the fact that I read Elevation i

  • Chelsea (chelseadolling reads)

    Yikes, y'all. This was... a mess. Middle aged straight man makes it his dying mission to swoop in and save the day for the poor, woebegone lesbians who live next door. I LOVE King's writing, but even that couldn't really save the plot of Elevation for me. This ain't it, sis

  • Edward Lorn

    I'm crowning this book The Worst Thing Stephen King has Ever Published.

    Die-hard conservatives are going to hate ELEVATION because of the gender politics. SJWs are going to hate it because the LGBTQ characters in the book literally need a straight cis white man to help them win. Everyone else will hate it because it's god-fucked boring.

    In summation: This tone-deaf pile of anal drippings reeks of desperation. Trying to please everyone usually does.

    Final Judgment: A CHRISTMAS CAROL but Scrooge is

  • Larry H

    I'm probably at 3.5 stars or a little higher, so I rounded up.

    When I decided to read Stephen King's new novella, Elevation , at around 11:00 p.m. last night, I will admit I wondered what I was thinking. Would my reward for checking out King's latest be a nightmare or two?

    I needn't have worried. While Elevation is a little eerie, it's more a story about interpersonal relationships, about how one small action can ripple and truly make a difference in the lives of so many. And while King is a ma