A list of stephen kings novels, organized alphabetically. Any stephen king fans who can advise on book for teen son. His recent work includes the institute, elevation, the outsider, sleeping beauties cowritten with his son owen king, and the bill hodges trilogy. Stephen king was born in portland, maine, on september 21, 1947. For a generation of readers, stephen king is the voice of the underbelly of smalltown america, having made his name as the author of cult classics with an equally strong legacy of film adaptations including carrie, the shining, the green mile, the stand. Joyland is a novel by american writer stephen king, published in 20 by hard case crime. Stephen king large print books for sale in stock ebay. See more ideas about art, the dark tower and horror. Stephen king is one of the most prolific authors alive, known for writing horror, fantasy, and psychological thrillers. Many of his deliciously dark tales have become been turned into enduring hit films such as stand by me and the shawshank redemption.
It beganand endedin 1958 when seven desperate children searched in the drains beneath derry for an evil creature, but in 1985, mike hanlon, once one of those children, makes six phone calls and disinters an unremembered promise that sets off the ultim. Her work has appeared regularly in the orlando sentinel. Stephen king reverts to type with new book joyland books. Stephen king we celebrate the author known to many as the father of modern horror. Faith tried, tested, turned upside down after returning to the epicenter of bible belt country, where shed grown up and where good southern christians are bred from the womb, yolanda king stephen followed in the footsteps of her mother and married a pastor. Set in a smalltown north carolina amusement park in 1973, joyland tells the story of the summer in which college student devin jones comes to work as a carny and confronts the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child, and the ways both will change his life forever. Throughout the 70s and early 80s, king carved a path for. Stephen king born 1947 is an american author of horror, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. This book clearly shows the convoluted and disturbing stories that stephen king is known for. Stephen king s joyland may not be what you might expect from him. Mercedes an edgar award winner for best novel, and shortlisted for the cwa gold dagger award.
Throughout the 70s and early 80s, king carved a path for himself as the worlds foremost writer of horror fiction. There are elements of mystery and a bit of the macabre. One of the most prolific and popular contemporary authors, stephen king has been taking readers on a rollercoaster ride of suspenseful horror for over three decades. End of watch, the third book in his hardboiled detective trilogy, is due out in june. However, the sheer number of books 54 novels, six non. A ranking of the greatest novels, short stories, movies, and other creations of the worlds most popular writer stephen. King s first novel would never have been published if not for his wife. Also, dont be too harsh please this is just a random notserious idea that came to me add to library 30 discussion. This will prevent yolanda from sending you messages, friend request or from viewing your profile. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. It is king s second book for the imprint, following the colorado kid 2005.
Yolanda king stephen author of the upside of the down low. In the interim id devoured his books and probably thousands of other books by many dozens of different writers of differing skill levels, and when i thought i should reread some stephen king i thought about it, and it came down to either reading it or the stand and to be honest i felt it was the better book. She was also known for her artistic and entertainment endeavors and public speaking. She holds her bachelors in communication arts from georgia southern university and will soon graduate with her mba from the university of phoenix. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. May 30, 2012 stephen king s digital publication of riding the bullet in 2000 made him one of the pioneers of the ebook movement, but the master of horror has announced he will be sticking to print for his new. After graduating with a bachelors degree in english from the university of maine at orono in 1970, he became a teacher. Books by yolanda king stephen all formats kindle edition paperback sort by. His spare time was spent writing short stories and novels.
His books have sold more than 350 million copies, and many of them have been adapted into feature films, television movies and comic books. Can anyone advise on a good one for him to start with. It is kings second book for the imprint, following the colorado kid 2005. Yolanda has penned her first book an autobiography, entitled, the upside of the down low, a pastors wifes memoir. S this is based off the books by stephen king, not the movies. In the outer circle of a nested narrative, a woman named sheila writes to her childhood friend charlie about her brother, johnny, a psychiatrist who recently committed suicide. Stephen kings digital publication of riding the bullet in 2000 made him one of the pioneers of the ebook movement, but the master of horror. It is based on stephen kings 1986 novel, which was previously adapted. We personally assess every books quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. The collector the best site for info on limited edition stephen king available at both and. Now a major motion picture stephen kings terrifying classic.
A list of stephen king s novels, organized alphabetically. This is a sometimes sweet coming of age story, losing one love and gaining another. It is a 1986 horror novel by american author stephen king. The only thing i may look forward to more than a new stephen king novel is a new collection of his short stories. His recent work includes sleeping beauties cowritten with his son owen king, the short story collection the bazaar of bad dreams, the bill hodges trilogy end of watch, finders keepers, and mr. It is a masterpiece, and is one of the greatest novels in the genre. The following is a complete list of books published by stephen king, an american author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. Yolanda denise king november 17, 1955 may 15, 2007 was an african american activist and firstborn child of civil rights leaders rev. Comments on discussion boards from them will be hidden by default. King has published 63 novels, including seven under the pen name richard bachman, and five nonfiction.
Stephen king is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. The first edition was released only in paperback, with the cover art created by robert mcginnis and glen orbik. The upside of the down low, a pastors wifes memoir sep 21, 2011. He manipulates time and makes pages of pure imagination seem like a few hundred pages. Stephen kings joyland may not be what you might expect from him. Now a major motion picture stephen king s terrifying classic. A guide to the worlds of stephen king stanley wiater, christopher golden, hank wagner cemetery dance 382001 the modern weird tale s. It was his 22nd book, and his 17th novel written under his own name. I think youd struggle to find a moreread author in the 1980s than stephen king. It is a group of children who see and feel what makes derry so horribly different. Why stephen kings it still terrifies 30 years on books.
King has dazzled readers with his genius as a writer of novellas and short story fiction since his first collection night shift. 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. Jul 26, 2011 stephen king is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. Yes, i love stephen king, but even being a constant reader doesnt prevent me from being willing to admit that the man can and often does go long on his word count. Stephen kings books are all connected to each other, and it. His worldbuilding is absolutely stunning and fantastic. Kings first novel would never have been published if.
Another stephen king book that became a major motion picture, this first installment in the dark tower series introduces readers to roland of gilead. In my never ending quest to find books for my son to read stephen king has been suggested. Shop for it stephen king hardcover online at target. Sep 10, 2017 after months of growing excitement, the new adaptation of stephen kings it has finally reached cinemas, the infamous killer pennywise returning to screens 27 years after being portrayed by tim.
Yolanda king stephen is the author of the upside of the down low, a pastors wifes memoir 3. Yolanda king stephen is a georgia native and former flight attendant. His books have sold more than 350 million copies and many of them have been adapted into feature films, television movies and comic books. Feb 18, 2016 and at age 68, king shows no sign of slowing down. The best site on the net for info on rare stephen king books. The upside of the down low, a pastors wifes memoir. After months of growing excitement, the new adaptation of stephen kings it has finally reached cinemas, the infamous killer pennywise returning to screens 27. Sep 23, 2016 i think youd struggle to find a moreread author in the 1980s than stephen king. Her childhood experience was greatly influenced by her fathers highly public and influential activism.568 865 371 1484 556 430 1216 1057 967 491 1509 606 905 1366 863 795 1301 471 1645 1399 1178 523 529 1112 475 662 1233 993 629 788 226 272 1466 758 1175 1413 1277