Stephen King Books In Order – All Of His Novels, Short Stories, And More!

Looking for a complete list of Stephen King books in order? I grew up with my dad going and getting the new Stephen King book the day it came out. 

Stephen King Books In Order

As a fan myself now and someone who is trying to make their way through the books in order, I wanted to put together this easy-to-use list of every Stephen King book.

This includes every book from his first book Carrie to his new book, Holly. The list includes the books he wrote under his pen name Richard Bachman, as well as his books written with his son, Owen King, his son, Joe Hill, and fellow author Peter Straub. 

Stephen King Books In Order – The 1970s 

1. Carrie (1974)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Carrie

2. Salem’s Lot (1975)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Salem's Lot

3. The Shining (1977)

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Shining

4. Rage (1977) – Out of Print

Stephen King Books In Order – Rage

5. The Stand (1978)

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Stand

6. Night Shift: Short Stories (1978)

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This short story collection includes stories such as The Boogeyman, Children of the Corn, and Jerusalem’s Lot. 

Stephen King Books In Order – Night Shift

7. The Long Walk (1979)

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Long Walk

8. The Dead Zone (1979)

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Dead Zone

Stephen King Books In Order – The 1980s

9. Firestarter (1980)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Firestarter

10. Roadwork (1981)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Roadwork

11. Cujo (1981)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Cujo

12. Danse Macabre (1981)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Danse Macabre

13. The Running Man (1982)

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Running Man

14. The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger (1982)

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger

15. Different Seasons: Four Novellas (1982)

Different Seasons includes Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption, Art Pupil, The Body, and The Breathing Method. 

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Stephen King Books In Order – Different Seasons

16. Creepshow (1982)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Creepshow

17. Christine (1983)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Christine

18. Pet Sematary (1983)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Pet Sematary

19. Cycle of the Werewolf (1983)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Cycle of the Werewolf

20. The Talisman (1984)

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Talisman

21. Thinner (1984)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Thinner

22. Skeleton Crew: Stories (1985)

Includes the story “The Mist.”

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Stephen King Books In Order – Skeleton Crew

23. IT (1986)

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Stephen King Books In Order – IT

24. The Eyes of the Dragon (1987)

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Eyes of the Dragon

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

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Dark Tower: The Drawing of the Three

26. Misery (1987)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Misery

27. The Tommyknockers (1987)

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Tommyknockers

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

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Stephen King Books In Order – Nightmares in the Sky

29. The Dark Half (1989)

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Dark Half

Stephen King Books In Order – The 1990s

30. Four Past Midnight (1990)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Four Past Midnight

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

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Dark Tower: The Waste Lands

32. Needful Things (1991)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Needful Things

33. Gerald’s Game (1992)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Gerald's Game

34. Dolores Claiborne (1992)

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35. Nightmares & Dreamscapes: Stories (1993)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Nightmares & Dreamscapes

36. Insomnia (1994)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Insomnia

37. Rose Madder (1995)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Rose Madder

38. Desperation (1996)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Desperation

39. The Green Mile (1996)

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Green Mile

40. The Regulators (1996)

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Regulators

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

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Dark Tower: Wizard and Glass

42. Bag of Bones (1998)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Bag of Bones

43. The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon (1999)

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon

44. Hearts in Atlantis (1999)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Hearts in Atlantis

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

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Stephen King Books In Order – Storm of the Century

Stephen King Books In Order: The 2000s

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

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Stephen King Books In Order – Secret Windows

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

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Stephen King Books In Order – On Writing

48. Blood and Smoke (2000)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Blood and Smoke

49. Dreamcatcher (2001)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Dreamcatcher

50. Black House (2001)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Black House

51. From a Buick 8 (2002)

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Stephen King Books In Order – From A Buick 8

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

Everything’s Eventual includes one of my favorite stories: 1408. 

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Stephen King Books In Order – Everything's Eventual

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

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Dark Tower: Wolves of the Calla

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

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Dark Tower: Song of Susannah

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

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Dark Tower

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

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Stephen King Books In Order – Faithful

57. The Colorado Kid (2005)

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Colorado Kid

58. Cell (2006)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Cell

59. Lisey’s Story (2006)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Lisey's Story

60. Blaze (2007)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Blaze

61. Just After Sunset: Stories (2008)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Just After Sunset

62. Duma Key (2008)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Duma Key

63. Under the Dome (2009)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Under the Dome

64. Stephen King Goes to the Movies (2009)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Stephen King Goes to the Movies

65. Throttle (2009)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Throttle

Stephen King Books In Order: The 2010s

66. Full Dark, No Stars (2010)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Full Dark, No Stars

67. 11/22/63 (2011)

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Stephen King Books In Order – 11/22/63

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

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Dark Tower: The Wind Through the Keyhole

69. In The Tall Grass (2012)

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Stephen King Books In Order – In The Tall Grass

70. A Face in the Crowd (2012)

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Stephen King Books In Order – A Face in the Crowd

71. Guns (2013)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Guns

72. Joyland (2013)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Joyland

73. Doctor Sleep (2013)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Doctor Sleep

74. Mr. Mercedes (2014)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Mr Mercedes

75. Revival (2014)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Revival

76. Finders Keepers (2015)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Finders Keepers

77. The Bazaar of Bad Dreams (2015)

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Bazaar of Bad Dreams

78. End of Watch (2016)

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Stephen King Books In Order – End of Watch

79. Gwendy’s Button Box (2017)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Gwendy's Button Box

80. Sleeping Beauties, 2017

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Stephen King Books In Order – Sleeping Beauties

81. The Outsider, 2018

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Outsider

82. Elevation (2018)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Elevation

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

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Stephen King Books In Order – Flight or Fright

84. The Institute (2019)

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Stephen King Books In Order – The Institute

85. Gwendy’s Magic Feather (2019)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Gwendy's Magic Feather

Stephen King Books In Order: The 2020s

86. If It Bleeds (2020)

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Stephen King Books In Order – If It Bleeds

87. Billy Summers (2021)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Billy Summers

88. Later (2021)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Later

89. Gwendy’s Final Task (2022)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Gwendy's Final Task

90. Fairy Tale (2022)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Fairytale

91. Holly (2023)

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Stephen King Books In Order – Holly

92. You Like It Darker: Stories (2024)

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Stephen King Books In Order – You Like It Darker

Stephen King’s Novels In Order By Series

The Dark Tower Series

  • The Little Sisters of Eluria (0.5)
  • The Gunslinger
  • The Drawing of the Three
  • The Waste Lands
  • Wizard and Glass
  • The Wind Through the Keyhole
  • Wolves of the Calla
  • Song of Susannah
  • The Dark Tower
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The Shining Series

  • The Shining 
  • Doctor Sleep

The Bill Hodges Trilogy

  • Mr. Mercedes
  • Finders Keepers
  • End of Watch 

Holly Gibney Series

  • The Outsider 
  • If It Bleeds
  • Holly

The Green Mile Series

  • The Two Dead Girls
  • The Mouse on the Mile
  • Coffey’s Hands
  • The Bad Death of Eduard Delacroix
  • Night Journey
  • Coffey on the Mile

The Talisman Series

  • The Talisman
  • Black House 

The Hard Case Crime Novels

  • The Colorado Kid
  • Joyland
  • Later

Gwendy’s Button Box Trilogy

  • Gwendy’s Button Box
  • Gwendy’s Magic Feather
  • Gwendy’s Final Task

The Bachman Books

  • Rage
  • The Long Walk
  • Roadwork
  • The Running Man

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