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Pulp Fiction (genre) and Stephen King

Pulp Fiction” was a name originally given to magazines starting in the beginning of the 20th century that were printed on cheap wood “pulp” paper and featured stories of fantastic and lurid themes — particularly horror and murder mystery.  383 more words


Book of the Month

This month I decided to go back to listening to audio books on my commute. It’s a great way to “read” books in time that would normally be spent listening to the same radio stations that play the same songs over and over. 84 more words

Book Of The Month

Words of the King: Joyland

“Joyland” is a beautiful little piece from King’s recent climb into his second golden age. Even since “11/22/63″ the guy has hit it out of the park with novels that can sit alongside his classic from the 70s and 80s. 289 more words



Fornøyelsesparken Joyland søker sommervikarer, og i stedet for å jobbe i kantinen på universtitetet en sommer til søker studenten Devin Jones på stillingen hos Joyland. Det skulle bli en sommer han aldri kom til å glemme. 285 more words


Book Reviews: Joyland & Promise Not To Tell

Here’s a twofer. Buy one, get one free. BOGO.

Recently I’ve been racking up the books in my “read” column, which is great, because for a long time I felt like I had no time to read. 637 more words

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No 698 Joyland By Stephen King

I’ll clarify from the start that Joyland is the first full length Stephen King book I have read so I wasn’t really sure what to expect. 892 more words

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Joyland - by Stephen King

For my 3rd book this month for my Halloween Reading Challenge, I chose Stephen King’s Joyland.

As a horror/thriller, this book doesn’t cut it. It’s not even remotely scary, and the only bit of suspense is in the last 20 or so pages; however, I found myself really liking this book as a whole. 251 more words

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