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Paul Tremblay Books In Order

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
The Floating Boy and the Girl Who Couldn't Fly (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

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

The Harlequin & The Train (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

In the Mean Time (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Night Terrors III (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Anthologies

Fantasy (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Phantom (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Creatures (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

A prolific American man of letters, Paul Tremblay was born in June 1975. Tremblay is a quadragenarian. Incidentally, his real name is Paul G. Tremblay and he considered writing under this name before his editor convinced him to discard the letter “G”. Tremblay’s birthplace is Aurora upon Colorado, in the United States. Tremblay previously edited ChiZine, an online publication, and doubled up as the co-editor of Fantasy, a science fiction-oriented magazine. Tremblay is currently a resident of Boston upon Massachusetts. Tremblay, who presides over the Shirley Jackson Awards, spent his formative years in Beverly and is presently domiciled in Stoughton–both places are situated in Massachusetts.

For his undergraduate studies, Paul Tremblay went to the Rhode Island-based Providence College from 1989 to 1993 wherein he got his Bachelor of Science (Mathematics). He majored in Mathematics and minored in humanities at the said institution, wherein he also did an introductory course in English Literature. For his postgraduate studies, Tremblay enrolled in University of Vermont; he attended this institution from 1993 to 1995 and, ultimately, received his Master’s degree in Mathematics. Hard on the heels of graduating, Tremblay secured himself a teaching job at a high school, called St. Sebastian School, whereby he serves as a Mathematics teacher and has held the position since September 1995. Furthermore, Tremblay has coached basketball players previously.

Paul Tremblay: Background
Did you know that Paul Tremblay subscribes to the postmodernism literary movement? Moreover, 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. Tremblay start 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.

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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, albeit after researching on the sleep disorder called narcolepsy.

There are seven editions of Paul Tremblay’s debut book. Incidentally, this book was originally a standalone but is currently a part of a duology, 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 a district attorney’s kin and 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.

Paul Tremblay Awards
Author Paul Tremblay has been nominated for and clinched 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. Still in 2007, 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 teenage 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 called 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 tetralogy 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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