Stephen king (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of horror, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy novels. His books have sold more than 350 million copies and have been adapted into movies, tv-series, and comic books.
He is the recipient of multiple awards, including the national medal of arts and the pennywise prize for lifetime achievement in horror writing.
Stephen King has published 64 novels, including seven under the pen name Richard Bachman, and five non-fiction books. He has also written approximately 200 short stories, most of which have been published in book collections.
Here are some books that Stephen King has recommended to his fans:
50th Anniversary Edition By Joseph Heller
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Joseph Heller’s satirical novel, Catch-22, a new edition has been released with never-before-seen material.
The book, which tells the story of World War II bomber pilot John Yossarian and his fellow soldiers, has been praised for its dark humor and anti-war message.
With a new introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Michael Chabon, this anniversary edition is a must-read for fans of the classic novel.
A Calling for Charlie Barnes by Joshua Ferris
Charlie Barnes is a man who is haunted by his past. He was abused by his father and has never been able to forget the things that he did to him. Charlie has tried to move on with his life, but the memories of his abuse always come back to him.
Now, Charlie has been given the opportunity to confront his past head-on. He has been chosen to be a part of a new TV show called “A Calling for Charlie Barnes.” The show will follow Charlie as he goes back and visits the places where he was abused.
Charlie is hesitant at first, but he eventually decides to go through with it. He knows that this could be his chance to finally put his demons to rest.
The show is set to air in January 2020, and Charlie is ready to face his past head-on.
A Cosmology of Monsters by Shaun Hamill
A Cosmology of Monsters by Shaun Hamill is a book about monsters. The book explores the origins of monsters and their place in the universe. It also looks at how monsters can be used to understand the human condition.
A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay
A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay is a chilling tale of a family haunted by something sinister. When the youngest member of the family, six-year-old Marjorie, starts to show signs of possession, her parents turn to a reality TV show for help.
As things spiral out of control, it becomes clear that there is something evil at work. With suspenseful and horrifying twists and turns, A Head Full of Ghosts is a must-read for fans of horror.
Thinking About Memoir By Abigail Thomas
A Memoir By Abigail Thomas is the story of her life, told through a series of vignettes. It is a tale of love and loss, hope and heartbreak.
Abigail Thomas was born in New York City in 1945. She was the only child of divorced parents. Her mother worked as a secretary and her father was an artist. When she was five, her father died suddenly of a heart attack.
Thomas began writing as a way to deal with her grief. She wrote about her life, her relationships, and her struggles. In doing so, she found solace and healing.
Thinking About Memoir By Abigail Thomas is a beautifully written book that will resonate with anyone who has ever experienced love or loss.
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None is a classic mystery novel that has captivated readers for generations.
The story follows ten strangers who are invited to stay on an isolated island, only to find that they are being stalked by a killer. As the body count rises, the survivors must work together to uncover the identity of the killer before it’s too late.
And Then There Were None is a suspenseful and thrilling read that will keep you guessing until the very end. If you’re a fan of mysteries, or simply looking for a great read, then be sure to pick up a copy of And Then There Were None.
Ask Again, Yes By Mary Beth Keane
In her novel “Ask Again, Yes,” Mary Beth Keane tells the story of two families who are linked by tragedy. The central characters, Francis and Brian, are both New York City police officers. When Francis is shot in the line of duty, his partner Brian is there to support his family.
But when Brian’s own wife is killed in a car accident, it is Francis steps up to help. Over time, the two men form a deep bond, and their families become intertwined.
Keane’s novel explores the power of friendship and family bonds to overcome tragedy. It is a moving story about the importance of always being there for those you love.
Back of Beyond by C. J. Box
C. J. Box is the author of twenty-seven novels, including the Joe Pickett series. His novel Back of Beyond was published in 2012.
Back of Beyond is a thrilling novel about a man who must confront his past in order to save his future. The novel is full of suspense and action and will keep readers on the edge of their seats.
C. J. Box is a masterful storyteller, and Back of Beyond is a perfect example of his talent. This novel is sure to please fans of the Joe Pickett series, as well as those who are new to Box’s work.
Blacktop Wasteland by S. A. Cosby
S. A. Cosby’s Blacktop Wasteland is a gritty and heart-wrenching novel about a man struggling to make ends meet.
Cosby’s protagonist, Beauregard “Bug” Montage, is a former professional race car driver who now runs a failing tow truck business in Virginia. Desperate for money, Bug turns to illegal street racing to make some quick cash.
But when one of Bug’s races goes horribly wrong, he finds himself in the middle of a criminal conspiracy that could cost him everything – his business, his freedom, and even his life.
Blacktop Wasteland is a fast-paced thriller that will keep readers on the edge of their seats from start to finish.
Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes
South African author Lauren Beukes has written a new novel, Broken Monsters, that is sure to send chills down your spine. The book tells the story of a detective trying to solve a series of murders in Detroit that may or may not be connected. With Beukes trademark twists and turns, you never know what’s going to happen next.
Cari Mora by Thomas Harris
Thomas Harris is a master of suspense, and his novel Cari Mora is no exception.
Cari Mora follows the story of a young woman who tries to outwit a sadistic kidnapper who is holding her captive in a remote house in Florida.
The novel is full of twists and turns, and readers will be kept guessing until the very end.
Harris has once again created a chilling and unforgettable thriller that is sure to keep readers up all night.
Carrion Comfort by Dan Simmons
Carrion Comfort by Dan Simmons is a gripping tale of horror and suspense. Set in the present day, the novel follows a group of people who are being hunted by a ruthless killer.
The characters are all unique and interesting, and the story is full of twists and turns. If you’re looking for a book that will keep you on the edge of your seat, then this is the one for you.
Case Histories by Kate Atkinson
Kate Atkinson’s novel, “Case Histories”, is a mystery/thriller set in Edinburgh, Scotland. The novel follows the lives of three different people who have all been affected by crime. The first victim is a young woman who was raped and murdered.
A second victim is a man whose wife and daughter was killed in a hit-and-run accident. The third victim is a woman whose husband disappeared without a trace.
All three victims hire private investigator Jackson Brodie to help them find answers. “Case Histories” is full of twists and turns, and Atkinson does an excellent job of keeping the reader guessing until the very end.
Badlands by C. J. Box
C. J. Box is a New York Times bestselling author and an award-winning writer. His novel Badlands is a gripping tale of suspense that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
When ex-convict Hank Winters returns to his hometown of Red Deer, Montana, he’s hoping to start over. But when he finds himself caught up in a web of deceit and murder, he realizes that there’s no escaping his past.
As Hank tries to uncover the truth, he comes up against some ruthless people who will stop at nothing to protect their secrets. With the help of his friend, Sheriff Martha Blackburn, Hank must put an end to the violence before it destroys everything he holds dear.
Cemetery Road by Greg Iles
Cemetery Road by Greg Iles is a novel about a man who returns to his hometown after the death of his father. He finds that the town is being threatened by a development project that would destroy the cemetery where his father is buried.
He sets out to stop the project but discovers that there is more to it than meets the eye. The novel is a suspenseful story with twists and turns that will keep readers guessing until the very end.
Charlesgate Confidential by Scott Von Doviak
Charlesgate Confidential is a book by Scott Von Doviak that takes a look at the history of one of Boston’s most famous and notoriously haunted buildings.
The Charlesgate Hotel has been the site of many strange and unexplained events over the years, and Von Doviak set out to uncover the secrets of this spooky place.
In his novel, Von Doviak interviews many of the people who have had encounters with the paranormal at the Charlesgate Hotel. He also looks into the history of the building and its previous occupants.
Many of the stories he uncovered are truly chilling, and readers will surely be left wondering what really goes on at this eerie location.
Cold Storage by David Koepp
Consumed By David Cronenberg
Dark Corners By Ruth Rendell
Darktown By Thomas Mullen
Defending Jacob by William Landay
Dry By Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman
Dying is Easy by Joe Hill
Elevator Pitch by Linwood Barclay
Find You First by Linwood Barclay
Five Decembers by James Kestrel
Flight or Fright by Stephen King & Bev Vincent
Full Throttle by Joe Hill
Good Girl, Bad Girl By Michael Robotham
Growing Things and Other Stories by Paul Tremblay
Handle with Care By Jodi Picoult
Invasion of the Body Snatchers By Jack Finney
Koko by Peter Straub
Last Night at the Lobster by Stewart O’Nan
Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist
Life or Death By Michael Robotham
Lock Every Door By Riley Sager
Lying Beside You by Michael Robotham
Magpie Murders By Anthony Horowitz
Man Who Sold the Moon / Orphans of the Sky By Robert A. Heinlein
Mirrorland By Carole Johnstone
Mission Flats by William Landay
My Life as a Ramone By Richard Herschlag and Marky Ramone
Necessary People by Anna Pitoniak
Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo
Paradise Valley by C. J. Box
Quiet Dell By Jayne Anne Phillips
Rovers by Richard Lange
Savages By Don Winslow
Shaker by Scott Frank
Something Wicked This Way Comes By Ray Bradbury
Speaks the Nightbird By Robert McCammon
The Bitterroots by C. J. Box
The Border by Don Winslow
The Chill by Scott Carson
The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
The End of October By Lawrence Wright
The Guest Book by Sarah Blake
The Highway by C. J. Box
The Hunger By Alma Katsu
The Lie By Hesh Kestin
Johnny Cash: The Life By Robert Hilburn
The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
The Plot By Jean Hanff Korelitz
The Punch by John Feinstein
The Right Side By Spencer Quinn
The Secrets She Keeps By Michael Robotham
The Strangler By William Landay
The Troop By Nick Cutter
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
The Unwilling by Kelly Braffet
Time and Again By Jack Finney
We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas
What Comes Next and How to Like It by Abigail Thomas
You By Caroline Kepnes