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Joe Hill

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in Hermon, Maine, The United States
June 04, 1972

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Joseph Hillstrom King (born 1972) is an American writer of fiction, writing under the pen name of Joe Hill.

Hill is the the second child of authors Stephen King and Tabitha King. His younger brother Owen King is also a writer. He has three children.

Hill's first book, the limited edition collection 20th Century Ghosts published in 2005 by PS Publishing, showcases fourteen of his short stories and won the Bram Stoker Award for Best Fiction Collection, together with the British Fantasy Award for Best Collection and Best Short Story for "Best New Horror". In October 2007, Hill's mainstream US and UK publishers reprinted 20th Century Ghosts, without the extras published in the 2005 slipcased versions, but including one new story.

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HORNS is out in theaters on Halloween. I’m so excited, I feel like my head is exploding:


My Horns



I do hope you’ll go see it and that you have fun if you do. If it doesn’t open locally, don’t worry. You can bring the devil home with you on VOD: it’s available now on iTunes, Amazon, XFinity, and a variety of other direct services.


I’ll be out next week doing some promotion for it in NYC and LA, attending...

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Heart-Shaped Box
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 46,733 ratings — published 2007 — 74 editions
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Horns
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 38,473 ratings — published 2010 — 54 editions
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NOS4A2
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 29,959 ratings — published 2013 — 36 editions
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Locke & Key, Vol. 1: Welcom...
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4.43 of 5 stars 4.43 avg rating — 11,215 ratings — published 2010 — 8 editions
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4.46 of 5 stars 4.46 avg rating — 9,439 ratings — published 2011 — 8 editions
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4.54 of 5 stars 4.54 avg rating — 7,853 ratings — published 2011 — 7 editions
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4.62 of 5 stars 4.62 avg rating — 3,850 ratings — published 2014 — 6 editions
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May 2013, Joe Hill
"His Favorite Horror Villains: Try not to shudder as you read this fiendish lineup selected by the twisted creator of NOS4A2, a chilling tale of a child kidnapper." ...More

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“The best way to get even with anyone is to put them in the rearview mirror on your way to something better.”
Joe Hill, Horns

“You think you know someone. But mostly you just know what you want to know.”
Joe Hill, Horns

“She breathed deeply of the scent of decaying fiction, disintegrating history, and forgotten verse, and she observed for the first time that a room full of books smelled like dessert: a sweet snack made of figs, vanilla, glue, and cleverness.”
Joe Hill, NOS4A2

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Goodreads Librari...: Incorrect Pages Listed for ISBN 4 50 Oct 14, 2008 06:55AM  
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