Stephen King Books in Order: Complete Series List

Stephen King Books in Order: Complete Series List

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Stephen King books in order listed from original date of publication, you ask? This prolific author has written more than 60 books, starting with his first published novel, Carrie, in 1974. The full bibliography of Stephen King novels includes horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, crime, science-fiction, non-fiction, and fantasy novels. So, grab your book reading tracker and get ready to make your own complete list of Stephen King books in order to read!

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Last Updated: November 11, 2023

Stephen King Books in Order (Books & Series)

1970’s Stephen King Books in Order

  1. Carrie (1974)

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2. Salem’s Lot (1975)

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3. The Shining (1977)

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4. Rage (1977) Out of Print

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5. The Stand (1978)

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6. Night Shift: Short Stories (1978)

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7. The Long Walk (1979)

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8. The Dead Zone (1979)

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1980’s Stephen King Books in Order

9. Firestarter (1980)

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10. Roadwork (1981)

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11. Cujo (1981)

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12. Danse Macabre (1981)

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13. The Running Man (1982)

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14. The Dark Tower I: The Gunslinger (1982)

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15. Different Seasons: Four Novellas (1982)

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16. Creepshow (1982)

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17. Christine (1983)

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18. Pet Sematary (1983)

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19. Cycle of the Werewolf (1983)

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20. The Talisman (1984)

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21. Thinner (1984)

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22. Skeleton Crew (1985)

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23. It (1986)

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24. The Eyes of the Dragon (1987)

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25. The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three (1987)

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26. Misery (1987)

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27. The Tommyknockers (1987)

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28. Nightmares in the Sky: Gargoyles and Grotesques (1988)

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29. The Dark Half (1989)

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1990’s Stephen King Books in Order

30. Four Past Midnight (1990)

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31. The Dark Tower III: The Wastelands (1991)

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32. Needful Things (1991)

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33. Gerald’s Game (1992)

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34. Dolores Claiborne (1992)

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35. Nightmares & Dreamscapes: Stories (1993)

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36. Insomnia (1994)

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37. Rose Madder (1995)

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38. The Green Mile (1996)

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39. Desperation (1996)

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40. The Regulators (1996)

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41. The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass (1997)

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42. Bag of Bones (1998)

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43. The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon (1999)

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44. Hearts in Atlantis (1999)

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45. Storm of the Century: An Original Screenplay (1999)

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2000’s Stephen King Books in Order

46. Secret Windows: Essays and Fiction on the Craft of Writing (2000)

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47. On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (2000)

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48. Blood and Smoke (2000)

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49. Dreamcatcher (2001)

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50. Black House (2001)

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51. From a Buick 8 (2002)

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52. Everything’s Eventual: 14 Dark Tales (2002)

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53. The Dark Tower V: Wolves of the Calla (2003)

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54. The Dark Tower VI: Song of Susannah (2004)

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55. The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower (2004)

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56. Faithful: Two DIehard Boston Red Sox Fans Chronicle the Historic 2004 Season (2004)

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57. The Colorado Kid (2005)

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58. Cell (2006)

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59. Lisey’s Story (2006)

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60. Blaze (2007)

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61. Just After Sunset (2008)

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62. Duma Key (2008)

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63. Under the Dome (2009)

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64. Stephen King Goes to the Movies (2009)

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65. Throttle (2009)

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2010’s Stephen King Books in Order

66. Full Dark, No Stars (2010)

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67. 11/22/63 (2011)

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68. The Dark Tower IV-1/2: The Wind Through the Keyhole (2012)

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69. In the Tall Grass (2012)

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70. A Face in the Crowd (2012)

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71. Guns (2013)

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72. Joyland (2013)

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73. Doctor Sleep (2013)

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74. Mr. Mercedes (2014)

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75. Revival (2014)

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76. Finders Keepers (2015)

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This book trailer for Finders Keepers is so fantastic and has me really excited to read it. How terrifying and creepy does a vengeful reader sound? Check it out below!

77. The Bazaar of Bad Dreams (2015)

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78. End of Watch (2016)

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79. Gwendy’s Button Box (2017)

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80. Sleeping Beauties (2017)

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81. The Outsider (2018)

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82. Elevation (2018)

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83. Flight or Fright: 17 Turbulent Tales (2018)

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84. The Institute (2019)

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85. Gwendy’s Magic Feather (2019)

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2020’s Stephen King Books in Order

86. If it Bleeds (2020)

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87. Billy Summers (2021)

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88. Later (2021)

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89. Gwendy’s Final Task (2022)

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90. Fairy Tale (2022)

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91. Holly (2023)

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Stephen King Books in Order: Series

  • The Dark Tower Series

  1. The Little Sisters of Eluria (0.5)

  2. The Gunslinger

  3. The Drawing of the Three

  4. The Waste Lands

  5. Wizard and Glass

  6. The Wind Through the Keyhole

  7. Wolves of the Calla

  8. Song of Susannah

  9. The Dark Tower

  • The Shining Series

  1. Before the Play: Prequel

  2. The Shining

  3. Doctor Sleep

  • Holly Gibney Series

  1. The Outsider

  2. If it Bleeds

  3. Holly

  • The Talisman Series

  1. The Talisman

  2. Black House

  • The Bill Hodges Trilogy

  1. Mr. Mercedes

  2. Finders Keepers

  3. End of Watch

  • The Bachman Books

  1. Rage

  2. The Long Walk 

  3. Roadwork

  4. The Running Man

  1. The Two Dead Girls

  2. The Mouse on the Mile

  3. Coffey’s Hands

  4. The Bad Death of Eduard Delacroix

  5. Night Journey

  6. Coffey on the Mile

  • The Hard Case Crime Novels

  1. The Colorado Kid

  2. Joyland

  3. Later

  • Gwendy’s Button Box Trilogy

  1. Gwendy’s Button Box

  2. Gwendy’s Magic Feather

  3. Gwendy’s Final Task

  • Graphic Novels

    • The Dark Tower Series

    1. The Gunslinger Born

    2. The Long Road Home

    3. Treachery

    4. The Fall of Gilead

    5. The Battle of Jericho Hill

    6. The Journey Begins

    7. The Little Sisters of Eluria

    8. The Battle of Tull

    9. The Way Station

    10. The Man in Black

    11. Last Shots

    12. The Prisoner

    13. House of Cards

    14. Lady of Shadows

    15. Bitter Medicine 

    16. The Sailor

    • Sleeping Beauties

    1. Sleeping Beauties Volume 1

    2. Sleeping Beauties Volume 2

    • The Secretary of Dreams

    1. The Secretary of Dreams Volume One

    2. The Secretary of Dreams Volume Two

    • American Vampire Omnibus

    1. American Vampire Omnibus: Volume 1

    • Road Rage

    1. Road Rage: Throttle #1 & #2

  • Freebies

  1. Cookie Jar

  2. The Plant

  3. Laurie

About Stephen King

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Stephen King is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent work includes Fairy Tale, Billy Summers, If It Bleeds, The Institute, Elevation, The Outsider, Sleeping Beauties (cowritten with his son Owen King), and the Bill Hodges trilogy: End of Watch, Finders Keepers, and Mr. Mercedes (an Edgar Award winner for Best Novel and a television series streaming on Peacock). His novel 11/22/63 was named a top ten book of 2011 by The New York Times Book Review and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller. His epic works The Dark Tower, It, Pet Sematary, Doctor Sleep, and Firestarter are the basis for major motion pictures, with It now the highest-grossing horror film of all time. 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.

Stephen King Bibliography

Stephen King books in order of publication is something on my reading bucket list. Stephen King is an author who has written an endless list of books and series to satisfy the reading needs of his fans. Incidentally, there are some great book lists on Goodreads with the theme of Stephen King’s novels. What are some of your favourite books from the bibliography of Stephen King?

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8 thoughts on “Stephen King Books in Order: Complete Series List

  1. Rob says:

    Currently on a SK tear after a long fallow period. Have read half a dozen of his books this year and have another 5 in the queue. This list is very valuable, thank you!

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