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Paul Tremblay Books In Order

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Publication Order of Mark Genevich Books

The Little Sleep (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
No Sleep Till Wonderland (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Swallowing a Donkey's Eye (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Floating Boy and the Girl Who Couldn't Fly (With: Stephen Graham Jones) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Head Full of Ghosts (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Disappearance at Devil's Rock (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Cabin at the End of the World (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Survivor Song (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Pallbearers Club (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Collections

City Pier (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
In the Mean Time (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Growing Things and Other Stories (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

The Teacher (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
There\'s No Light Between Floors (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Harlequin and the Train (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Forward Books

Randomize (By:Andy Weir) (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Summer Frost (By:Blake Crouch) (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ark (By:Veronica Roth) (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
You Have Arrived at Your Destination (By:Amor Towles) (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Emergency Skin (By:N.K. Jemisin) (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Last Conversation (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Shadow Booth Books

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The Shadow Booth: Vol. 1 (With: ,,,Dan Coxon) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tales from the Shadow Booth, Vol. 2 (By:Mark Morris,,Aliya Whiteley,,Dan Coxon) (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tales from the Shadow Booth, Vol. 4 (By:,,,Marian Womack,Dan Coxon) (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Anthologies

Vivisections(2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Phantom(2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2010(2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Supernatural Noir(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Warmed and Bound(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Creatures: Thirty Years of Monsters(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chewing the Page: The Mourning Goats Interviews(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Booked. Anthology(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The New Black(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Children of Old Leech(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Letters to Lovecraft(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gutted(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Madness of Dr. Caligari(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Black Room Manuscripts Volume Three(2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Suspended in Dusk II(2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Phantoms(2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Twelve(2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Grimdark Magazine Issue #27(2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
When Things Get Dark(2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Revelations: Horror Writers for Climate Action(2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Voices in the Dark(2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isolation(2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Paul Tremblay is an American horror author best known for penning novels like The Cabin at the End of the World, Survivor Song, and A Head Full of Ghosts. His books have earned him a legion of fans and praise from some of the top writers in the industry, including the great Stephen King.

Tremblay was born in June 1975 in Aurora, Colorado, in the United States. He spent the most of his formative years in Massachusettes before heading off to college. He would attend Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island and then move on to the University of Vermont where he earned his master’s degree in mathematics.

He would go on to teach mathematics at a private school just outside of Boston after graduation. He would also take on a role as the school’s junior varsity basketball coach. Despite all of his success as an author, Tremblay has continued to work and teach at this school.

Tremblay is a self-taught guitarist and once desired to become a musician of either Husker Du or Bob Mould’s caliber. Temblay’s niche is literary fiction, horror, mysteries, and thrillers.

He first started reading voraciously when he chanced upon a classic short story authored by Joyce Carol Oates. Some of the authors whose work greatly influenced Paul Tremblay include Shirley Hardie Jackson, Mark Z. Danielewski, Stephen King, Peter Straub, Joyce Carol Oates, Clive Barker, Kurt Vonnegut, Stewart O’Nan, Jonathan Lethem, Kelly Link, and Aimee Bender.

Paul Tremblay’s bibliography comprises of series of books, several standalone novels, collections, and more than ten novellas. Tremblay has co-authored literary works with many other American authors among them Dennis William Etchison, Dallas William Mayr, Steve Rasnic Tem, and Sean Wallace. Tremblay’s literary work has been published by many different publications among them The Los Angeles Times. Did you know that Paul Tremblay and Native American novelist Stephen Graham Jones published a 2014 book under a single pen name? The two truncated their names and created the pseudonym P. T. Jones to write Floating Boy and the Girl Who Couldn’t Fly.

Paul Tremblay debuted in the late 2000s. According to Tremblay, the inspiration for writing his debut novel came some years previously when he started envisioning a female client going to a private detective agency. The client’s case was weird case: someone stole the woman’s fingers and substituted them with those of another person. After a false start, Tremblay completed the manuscript after researching on the sleep disorder called narcolepsy.

This book was originally a standalone but is currently a part of a series, entitled Mark Genevich. The first edition was originally published in January 2009, titled The Little Sleep; and this book is shelved under the fiction, humor (particularly crime and noir fiction sub-genres), and mystery genres.

As the title of the series authored by Paul Tremblay implies, Mark Genevich is the featured protagonist. Genevich is a Boston-based private sleuth and a me-too version of Philip Marlowe; he is narcoleptic and has hypnagogia. The turning point in Paul Tremblay’s debut novel, The Little Sleep, is a high profile client whose fingers are missing. Genevich comes to his senses and his eye lights upon photos of the victim who is related to the district attorney and a family friend. The problem is that he cannot remember receiving them. Genevich is reconciling his penchant for hallucinations with a real-life situation, culminating in a hard-boiled whodunit that has been nominated for a notable literary award.

Author Paul Tremblay has been nominated for and won many literary awards. In 2007, Tremblay was nominated for the Bram Stoker Awards, in the Best Short Fiction, thanks to his short story titled The Teacher. Tremblay was nominated yet again courtesy of his short story entitled There’s No Light Between Floors. In 2009, Tremblay was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award, in the Best First Novel category, thanks to his 2009 book The Little Sleep.

In 2015, Tremblay clinched the Bram Stoker Awards, in the Superior Achievement in a Novel category. He won courtesy of his 2015 book titled A Head Full of Ghosts. Also in 2015, Tremblay was nominated for the Goodreads Choice Award, in the Horror category and clinched the aptly named This is Horror Award, in the Novel category. In both cases it was because of his book A Head Full of Ghosts.

In 2016, Paul Tremblay was nominated for the World Fantasy award, in the Best Novel category, thanks to his book named A Head Full of Ghosts. Also in 2016, Tremblay was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award, in the Best Novel category, courtesy of his 2016 book titled Disappearance at Devil’s Rock. Moreover, the said book was nominated for the Goodreads Choice Award in the Horror section.

Paul Tremblay Books into Films
Paul Tremblay’s work titled A Head Full of Ghosts has been earmarked for film adaptation. Focus Features, an American film company, has since purchased the film rights of the said book. Allegiance Theater is working alongside Focus Features.

Best Paul Tremblay Books
The following are the best books authored by Paul Tremblay, based on winning literary awards or being nominated for awards. The first is the aforementioned book named The Little Sleep.

The second is named Disappearance at Devil’s Rock, a 2016 standalone novel. Set in the Massachusetts-based Borderland State Park at a reportedly cursed landmark–the so-called Devil’s Rock– this book chronicles the mysterious disappearance of a teenager called Tommy. Tommy’s mother is convinced that she has been seeing Tommy’s ghost while regional residents report spooky nightly sightings of window peekers.

The third is called A Head Full of Ghosts, a 2015 standalone book. This revolves around a typical American household that is greatly inconvenienced by a teenage family member called Marjory Barrett. Barrett is on the cusp between sanity and insanity, and the story is narrated from the viewpoint of Barrett’s younger sibling Merry.

Other Book Series You May Like
Readers who liked the books authored by Paul Tremblay also liked the following series of books. The first is called Hard Case Crime series, authored by Russell Atwood. This extensive series is a synthesis of different authors’ hard-boiled literary works.

The second is titled Duffy Dombrowski Mysteries, penned by Tom Schreck. The featured protagonist, Duffy Dombrowski, is a social worker-cum-fighter.

The third is entitled Asperger’s Mystery series, authored by E.J. Copperman. This series features protagonist Samuel Hoenig, a man suffering from Asperger’s Syndrome; Hoenig uses his developmental disorder to his advantage–unraveling mysteries.

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