I don't know if it's because I see the movies first or what, but his books annoy me! Which makes no sense to me, as I LOVE the movies, and books are always better than the movies, right?
I think for me, he is overly wordy, overly descriptive, and honestly, I find his books completely void of emotion. Which is strange considering that his books make such wonderful movies that have me bawling like a baby. Even Matt cried watching The Notebook.