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    What are the best loved Stephen King quotes?

    We asked readers on the Stephen King Books Facebook page to vote for their favourite¬†Stephen King quote. As one of the most loved authors in the world, with over 50 novels (plus short stories!), we knew it would be tough. We had thousands of entries, and a lot¬†of debate,¬†but eventually these quotes were crowned our readers’ favourites.
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    Posted on: September 21, 2017
    Posted in: Fun and games

    Join our Stephen King Bake Off!

    Are you a Constant Reader who also happens to be a demon in the kitchen? To celebrate Stephen King’s 70th birthday we’re having a bake off!
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    Posted on: September 7, 2017
    Posted in: Competitions

    Celebrate Stephen King’s 70th Birthday!

    It’s going to be a birthday to remember.

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    Posted on: August 24, 2017
    Posted in: Announcements

    Sleeping Beauties Secret Covers

    Announcing the Sleeping Beauties hidden covers.
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    Posted on: August 11, 2017
    Posted in: Announcements, Covers

    Cover reveal: Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King and Owen King

    We‚Äôre thrilled to reveal our cover for Stephen King and Owen King’s spectacular collaboration, Sleeping Beauties.¬†
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    Posted on: July 6, 2017
    Posted in: Covers

    A new novel by Stephen King and Owen King

    We are thrilled to announce that we will publish Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King and Owen King in hardback, ebook and audio on 26th September 2017. The novel is the first collaboration between the father and son.
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    Posted on: March 6, 2017
    Posted in: Announcements

    Download The Bazaar of Bad Dreams artwork!

    Download postcards inspired by three of the most chilling stories from King’s new collection¬†The Bazaar of Bad Dreams.
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    Posted on: September 21, 2016
    Posted in: Uncategorized

    Celebrate the writing of a master and be King For A Day….

    The team at Hodder invite you to be KING FOR A DAY, championing books by one of the world‚Äôs bestselling and most loved writers of all time.  
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    Posted on: September 21, 2016
    Posted in: Uncategorized

    Six Scary Stories

    We are delighted to announce publication of a new anthology of Six Scary Stories selected and introduced by Number 1 bestselling writer Stephen King.
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    Posted on: July 1, 2016
    Posted in: Announcements

    A look back at The Stand

      In August 2016, the film of Cell,¬†¬†a powerful story about a cellphone virus¬†starring Samuel L. Jackson and John Cusack¬†, ¬†is released in the UK. The Stand, first published in 1978, is about another virus, a¬† super Flu¬†which¬†will likely¬†¬†wipe out the world‚Äôs population.¬†Much of¬†The Stand¬†is set in a landscape which echoes that¬†of ¬†King‚Äôs epic¬†Dark Tower¬†series, which is also soon to be a major movie starring Idris Elba
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    Posted on: June 23, 2016
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    End of Watch Competition

    A compelling and chilling suspense novel, End of Watch is the final stand-alone novel in King’s trilogy featuring retired detective Bill Hodges. We’re giving New Zealand readers the chance to win one of three sets each containing End of Watch and the two novels that proceeded it.
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    Posted on: June 7, 2016
    Posted in: Competitions

    Win a pair of tickets to FOX’s advance screening of 11.22.63

    We’re giving away a pair of tickets to an exclusive London screening!
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    Posted on: March 21, 2016
    Posted in: Competitions

    Check out the animated cover for End of Watch

    We’re thrilled to reveal our cover for Stephen King’s new novel¬†End of Watch. As a special treat, we’ve also created a chilling animated version.
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    Posted on: February 25, 2016
    Posted in: Covers

    Q&A with our The Bazaar of Bad Dreams short story competition winner Elodie Harper

    Last week we announced the winner of our Stephen King short story competition, Elodie Harper and her chilling story ‘Wild Swimming’. We asked her a few questions about the inspiration behind her story, and her love for Stephen King.
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    Posted on: February 4, 2016
    Posted in: Competitions

    Announcing the winner of the Bazaar of Bad Dreams story competition

    Announcing the winner of the Guardian-Hodder The Bazaar of Bad Dreams¬†story competition as chosen by Stephen King… Hodder and the Guardian are delighted to announce the winner of the story competition inspired by¬†The Bazaar of Bad Dreams¬†by Stephen King. Stephen King who was invited to choose the winner was delighted with the shortlist:¬† ‚ÄėMy congratulations to all. I never expected such quality, and it does my heart good‚ĶThese are really extraordinary‚Ķ¬†every one¬†of these stories would be publishable ‚ĶThis made choosing a winner exceptionally difficult.‚Äô
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    Posted on: January 30, 2016
    Posted in: Competitions

    Announcing our story competition short list

    In November, Hodder teamed up with the Guardian to launch an exciting story competition to celebrate publication of Stephen King’s wonderful collection The Bazaar of Bad Dreams.
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    Posted on: January 21, 2016
    Posted in: Competitions

    The Finders Keepers paperback animated cover

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    Posted on: December 18, 2015
    Posted in: Covers

    The Stephen King Christmas Gift Guide

    A guide¬†to help you choose the perfect book present for your loved ones this Christmas¬†‚Äď caution (or bonus?),¬†once uwrapped the book will keep them wrapped up over the festivities!
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    Posted on: December 9, 2015
    Posted in: Uncategorized

    Stephen King short story competition: Send us your stories!

    To mark publication of Stephen King’s wonderful new collection, The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, we are teaming up with the Guardian to run a short story competition, in which King himself will pick the winner. The prize will include publication of the winning story on the Guardian books website and a chance to improve your skills at a Guardian Masterclass run by King’s UK editor, Philippa Pride.
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    Posted on: November 13, 2015
    Posted in: Competitions

    The final standalone novel in the Mr Mercedes trilogy is coming…

    Hodder and Stoughton is delighted to announce that they will publish Stephen King’s new novel End of Watch on 7 June, 2016.  It will be released as a hardback, trade paperback for Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, eBook and audio digital download.sfield.
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    Posted on: October 9, 2015
    Posted in: Uncategorized