King has published 63 novels, including seven under the pen name richard bachman, and five nonfiction. The best way to build your own stephen king library. Stephen king fan club fansite with photos, videos, and more. There is one exclusively stephen king membership club, the stephen king library. We had 8 individuals in the discussion including myself with an overall book rating of 3. The following is a complete list of books published by stephen king, an american author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. In the near future, when america has become a police state, one hundred boys are selected to enter an annual contest where the winner will be awarded. The length of the story youre telling should dictate.
We started this book club back in 2014 because we both enjoyed stephen kings. For a book that is so critically acclaimed, i had a terrible time finding any questions on any sites. Finders keepers, stephen kings most recent novel, and the second in. In a tale of two cities, juliet hosted the meeting of the book club, which was discussing stephen king s carrie. Stephen king book of the month club showing 128 of 28 messages. We are reading all of stephen king s published books novels, collections, nonfiction in the order of. Uncle stevies little legion holds court on the first of the bill hodges trilogy. A first printing of the first book club edition as opposed to, say, later sk library book club editions is a consolation prize. Stephen king to share writing tips in new short story.
Though that is an option, its probably not your best choice. When he loves a book, he isnt shy about telling the world and using his influence to help spread the word about great writers. Ten things i learned about writing from stephen king books the. Find stephen king videos, photos, wallpapers, forums, polls, news and more. Nprs book concierge our guide to 2015 s great reads. He traps small groups of characters in single locations and lets the story play out how it will. Stephen king library book club will not be getting any new. Adam criticized juliets reading selection, saying that ben wouldnt even read it in the bathroom in contrast, ben previously intimated to locke in maternity leave that he liked stephen king, specifically preferring his books to those of dostoyevsky. The group now need to finish what they started and destroy the evil. This is a podcast for discussing books by stephen king. Despite two stellar film adaptations of his vampire novel let the right one in, stephen king comparisons take up more real estate on his american book covers than does his own name.
Stephen king books in chronological order stephen king. Creepshow is a graphic novella published by penguin imprint plume in july 1982, based on the movie creepshow also from 1982. Mercedes has been renewed for a second season by the audience network. Oprah, mark zuckerberg, your neighbor in the apartment next door. They were published by the book of the month club and bound in faux leather with stephen king s signature in gold on the front board. Two in the group had never read a stephen king book previously, so this was their first foray into his world.
His books have sold more than 350 million copies, 1 and many of them have been adapted into feature films, television movies and comic books. Stephen king is one of the most prolific authors alive, known for writing horror, fantasy, and psychological thrillers. We started this book club back in 2014 because we both enjoyed stephen kings writing and wanted to. The stephen king library book club will apparently not be getting any of his new books, starting with the outsider. Title type orginal publication date carrie novel april 1974 salems lot novel october 1975 the shining novel january 1977 rage bachman novel september 1977 night shift story collection february 1978 the stand novel september 1978 the long walk bachman novel july 1979 the dead zone novel august 1979 firestarter novel september 1980 roadwork bachman. His reading tastes are varied, from mystery to graphic novels to literary fiction to memoir. Unlike many of king s stories which take place in fictional places like castle rock, maine, ten oclock people takes place in boston. The problem with this choice is that it offers only king books so if there is another horror or mystery book youd like to purchase at a discounted price, youre out of luck. Stephen king books in chronological order stephen king revisited. Stephen king books 2015 version show list info stephen king, truly the king of horror and possibly the greatest author that has ever lived, has given us many amazing. The losers are not exclusive to it, as they have appeared in other stephen king. I also agree that book club editions are not priced uniquely. And 2 many stephen king collectors simply cannot afford first editions of king s early work. Stephen king book club group 357 members goodreads.
Stephen king library book club will not be getting any new books just wanted to let everyone know, theres a discussion on the official stephen king forum going on right now. In 1989, george beahms stephen king companion appeared on the scene and became an instant hit with king fans. Get the best deals on stephen king books with dust jacket when you shop the largest online selection at. The outsider will not be available through the stephen king library or any of bookspans clubs, and neither will any stephen king books coming down the foreseeable road. We start in the present day, where lisey is cleaning out the workspace of her writer husband, scott, and then travel through time to learn the tale of their love and. Of course, this one was included and when my son said he really wanted to read it, i just had to buy it for him. Heres some background on the mainebased writer and a bibliography, featuring details about some of his most notable works. Spam or selfpromotional the list is spam or selfpromotional. The problem with this choice is that it offers only king books so if there is another horror or mystery book youd like to purchase at a. Carrie 1974 historical essay richards thoughts guest essay by ray garton richards followup salems lot 1975 historical essay richards thoughts guest essay by christopher golden the shining. It wasnt as terrifying as i was expecting from stephen king, but then again im thankful for the lack of accompanying nightmares. Small businesses, including book shops, have been particularly hard hit and enables. We started this book club back in 2014 because we both enjoyed stephen kings writing and wanted to read more of his works and discuss them with others.
Here is the list of stephen kings books were reading as part of stephen king revisited, along with links. This years edition of the concierge is dedicated to the memory of longtime npr book critic alan cheuse produced by nicole cohen, rose friedman, petra mayer and beth novey designed by annette elizabeth allen, david eads, becky lettenberger and wes lindamood published dec. Books2buy book clubs epl gala exploring reconciliation. It was his 22nd book, and his 17th novel written under his own name. Here is the list of stephen king s books were reading as part of stephen king revisited, along with links to the essays and other content we have posted for each book. Stephen king loves to tweet about his dog, politics andmost. Inappropriate the list including its title or description facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow goodreads member or author. Upcoming events the stephen king book club chicago, il. King and his wife tabitha own zone radio corp, a radio station group consisting of wzon620 am, wkitfm100. The story follows the experiences of seven children as they are terrorized by an evil entity that exploits the fears of its victims to disguise itself while hunting its prey. Stephen king is set to give his first major insights into the writing process since his acclaimed on writing, in a new collection of short stories due.
The reasons that book club editions are less valuable should make them more valuable. Stephen edwin king born september 21, 1947 is an american author of horror, supernatural. The complete list of books recommended by stephen king. These are all of the books king has recommended on twitter.
Great prices on stephen s latest titles, as well as access to all of his classics. The red leather books were only available to people that signed up to the stephen king library many years ago. Basically its about a 9 year old girls struggle to survive in the wilderness after becoming lost in the woods along the mainenew hampshire border. Chriss mom gave the books to them, and they didnt want them, so i hit the jackpot.
On april 22, 2015, it was revealed that king was working on the third book of the trilogy, end. This was the stephen king book club s first attempt at a hangouts on air broadcast, so there. Based on the trilogy of stephen king books comprised of titles mr. But beyond that, the many layers and relationships in this book provide a solid discussion for a book club and this unique tale will be yet another side of king for the avid fan to discover. As you scan this list, please remember that im not oprah and this isnt my book club. You do realize though that the books you get through the club are below regular standards and dont last as long.
Fanpop community fan club for stephen king fans to share, discover content and connect with other fans of stephen king. Incorrect book the list contains an incorrect book please specify the title of the book. It is a 1986 horror novel by american author stephen king. Mercedes, finders keepers, and end of watch, season 1 told the story of killer brady hartsfield who taunts a retired police detective named bill hoges brendan gleeson via a number of explicit emails and letters. New listing stephen king the stand 1978 book club edition hbdj. Harrigans phone, the life of chuck, rat and the title story if it bleeds each pulling readers into intriguing and frightening places. Here is everything you need to know about collecting stephen king s creepshow, the softcover comic from the early 1980s. I collected stephen king novels for years and when we returned to texas, i donated nearly my entire collection to the library. Stephen king library members should get their books for future releases elsewhere and by other means. If the sudden popularity of murdermystery novels has your book club selection feeling a little stale, check out these 15 horror novels to introduce your book club to the scary genre. All the losers club s appearances in other stephen king books.
The reasons that book club editions are less valuable. Best of all, the book is being turned into a movie starring john cusack and samuel l. Stephen king s unforgettable novellafirst included in his 1990, awardwinning collection four past midnight and made into a highly acclaimed miniseriesabout a terrifying plane ride into a most unfriendly sky. We are reading all of stephen kings published books novels, collections, nonfiction in the order of. I got a good 20 bce stephen king books from my friends chris and kelsey.
This is the story of lisey landon obviously, right. Finalists for the 2015 edgars include chris abani, left, for paperback original, stephen king for novel and adam sternberg for debut novel. Some of the folks found the overabundance of information bogged the story down. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, and many of them have been adapted into feature films, television movies and comic books. Harrigans phone, the life of chuck, rat and the title story if it bleeds each pulling readers into.996 80 1452 1090 1036 1059 450 231 328 622 1327 16 1138 867 1084 1040 194 588 1353 96 700 372 1324 1497 366 630 536 559 943 25 860 1047 1333 762 1387 225 1241 1449 1433 33 438