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Stephen King is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. He is the recipient of the 2020 Audio Publishers Association Lifetime Achievement Award, the 2018 PEN America Literary Service Award, the 2014 National Medal of Arts, and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.

"I recognize terror as the finest emotion and so I will try to terrorize the reader. But if I find that I cannot terrify, I will try to horrify, and if I find that I cannot horrify, I'll go for the gross-out, I'm not proud." -- Stephen King, Danse Macabre.

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The Shining

Jack Torrance's new job at the Overlook Hotel is the perfect chance for a fresh start. As the off-season caretaker at the atmospheric old hotel, he'll have plenty of time to spend reconnecting with his family and working on his writing. But as the harsh winter weather sets in, the idyllic location feels ever more remote . . . and more sinister.

Year: 1977     Genre: Haunted HousePsychological ThrillerTelepathy

The Stand

Stephen King's apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published.

Year: 1978     Genre: PlaguePost Apocalypse

The Dead Zone

Johnny Smith awakens from a five-year coma after his car accident and discovers that he can see people's futures and pasts when he touches them. Many consider his talent a gift; Johnny feels cursed.

Year: 1979     Genre: Suspense

The Green Mile

Convicted killers all, each awaits his turn to walk "the Green Mile," the lime-colored linoleum corridor leading to a final meeting with Old Sparky, Cold Mountain's electric chair. Prison guard Paul Edgecombe has seen his share of oddities over the years working the Mile, but he's never seen anything like John Coffey--a man with the body of a giant and the mind of a child, condemned for a crime terrifying in its violence and shocking in its depravity.

Year: 1996     Genre: Death RowHistorical FantasyPrison

Mr. Mercedes

In a high-suspense race against time, three of the most unlikely heroes Stephen King has ever created try to stop a lone killer from murdering thousands. Brady Hartsfield wants that rush again, but this time he's going big, with an attack that would take down thousands--unless Hodges and two new unusual allies he picks up along the way can throw a wrench in Hartsfield's diabolical plans.

Year: 2014     Genre: Private EyeSupernatural



Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1975'salem's LotHorror, Vampires
1977The ShiningHaunted House, Psychological Thriller, Telepathy, Colorado
1978Night ShiftHorror, Short Stories
1978The StandPost Apocalypse, Plague
1979The Dead ZoneSuspense
1979The Long WalkNear Future, Thriller
1981Danse Macabreon Horror, Non-Fiction
1982Different Seasons: Four NovellasSuspense, Prison, Short Stories
1982The GunslingerDark Fantasy, Epic Fantasy, Dark Tower
1983Cycle of the WerewolfHorror
1983Pet SemataryHorror
1984The Talisman
by Stephen King and Peter Straub
1985Skeleton Crew: StoriesSuspense, Short Stories
1986ItComing of Age, Horror
1987MiserySuspense, Authors
1987The Drawing of the ThreeDark Fantasy, Epic Fantasy, Dark Tower
1987The TommyknockersHorror
1989The Dark HalfHorror
1990Four Past MidnightSuspense, Short Stories
1991Needful ThingsHorror
1991The Waste LandsDark Fantasy, Epic Fantasy, Dark Tower
1992Dolores ClaiborneSuspense
1992Gerald's GamePsychological Thriller
1993Nightmares & DreamscapesHorror, Short Stories
1995Rose MadderSuspense
1996The Green MileHistorical Fantasy, Death Row, Prison
1997Wizard and GlassDark Fantasy, Dark Tower
1998Bag of BonesHaunted House, Suspense
1999Hearts in AtlantisSuspense, Short Stories
1999The Girl Who Loved Tom GordonSuspense, Baseball
2000On Writingon Writing, Non-Fiction
2001Black House
by Stephen King and Peter Straub
Fantasy, Horror
2001DreamcatcherHorror, Suspense
2003Wolves of the CallaDark Fantasy, Dark Tower
2004Song of SusannahDark Fantasy, Dark Tower
2004The Dark TowerDark Fantasy, Dark Tower
2005The Colorado Kid
2008Duma KeySupernatural
2009Under the DomeScience Fiction
201111/22/63Alternate History, Time Travel
2013Doctor SleepHorror
2013JoylandComing of Age, Thriller
2014Mr. MercedesPrivate Eye, Supernatural, Bill Hodges, Holly Gibney
2015Finders KeepersPrivate Eye, Stolen Goods, Supernatural, Authors, Books About, Bookstores, Bill Hodges, Holly Gibney
2016End of WatchPrivate Eye, Supernatural, Bill Hodges, Holly Gibney
2017Sleeping Beauties
by Stephen King and Owen King
2018ElevationLiterature, Suspense
2018The OutsiderPolice Procedural, Supernatural, Demonic Possession, Holly Gibney
2019The InstituteSuspense
2020If It BleedsSuspense, Holly Gibney, Short Stories
2021Billy SummersCrime Fiction, Thriller, Whats New
2021LaterComing of Age, Crime Fiction, Horror, Whats New, New York City




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