Stephen King Online Book Club

The Stephen King Young Adult Online Book Club is designed for readers at least 14 years old and meets entirely online through Goodreads. The link to the book club will be available after you register. Each month, the club will have an online discussion over different Stephen King Books as scheduled. For more information, contact Rachel McPhail at

Book Club Rules:

1. Please be respectful and courteous of all members. There is no right or wrong answer.

2. This page is moderated and reviewed by HPL staff. HPL reserves the right to delete any comments, images or videos deemed inappropriate, offensive, illegal or commercial in nature.

3. Please participate in discussion or comments and most importantly HAVE FUN!

Book Schedule:

January - The Shining

"It's a slang term for the claustrophobic reaction that can occur when people are shut in together over long-periods of time. The feeling of claustrophobia is externalized as dislike for the people you happen to be shut in with. In extreme cases, it can result in hallucinations and violence -- murder..." Find out just how intense cabin fever can be when mixed with vengeful spirits and supernatural forces in Stephen King's novel The Shining with the Huntsville Public Library's new Young Adult Book Club. Registration is closed.

February - Misery

“In desperation, because it was the only thing he could think of, he said: 'I know. You're my number one fan.'" Paul Sheldon is the main character of Stephen King’s Misery who is rescued from peril after a car crash by his “number one fan” Annie Wilkes.  But is Annie really helping him?  Find out the full story in the Huntsville Public Library’s Young Adult Stephen King Online Book Club.  Held entirely online, the Book Club will be discussing Misery the entire month of February. To register, click here.

March - Pet Sematary

“Sometimes dead is better.” In Stephen King’s unusually titled novel Pet Sematary, the Creeds move into a beautiful home in Maine. It seems as if everything has fallen into place, but the area near their new home hides a painful, powerful secret. Find out by joining the Huntsville Public Library’s Stephen King Online Book Club and join in the discussion of Pet Sematary during the month of March. To register, click here.

April - Dr. Sleep

May - It