With his impressive collection of bestselling novels and movie and television adaptations, Stephen King has become a household name. But when he’s not writing or reading, he’s managed to rack up over five million followers on Twitter, where his quips about TV shows, life, politics — and his dogs — delight fans and spark conversation. From subtle musings to laugh-out-loud directives, here are eight times the famous writer was our favorite on Twitter.
I enjoyed Matthew Dicks’ Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend because it was different from anything I’d read before. Dicks manages to surprise and delight once again with his newest release, Twenty-one Truths About Love, a novel in list form penned by anxious dad-to-be Daniel Mayrock.
Simsion’s first foray into the world of fiction, The Rosie Project, is a fun, humorous, quick read that’s perfect for the beach.
With wit and heartwarming prose, Gail Honeyman introduces readers to Eleanor Oliphant. A more traumatized, female Ove (Fredrik Backman), Eleanor offers a unique perspective on the world from someone who grew up alone and who prefers to spend her adult life that way — because she doesn’t know anything else.
I got to know Matt Bellassai through his great Whine About It videos, many of which had me in tears from laughing so hard. I gave Everything Is Awful a shot and was happy to get more of the same millennial-based, spot-on, relatable content.
Gabby Sidibe is inspirational, smart, and funny, and she tells her story (so far) in This Is Just My Face with just the right amount of modesty, sass, and straight-up education.