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Stephen King, Joyland

La mia prima volta con King. Piacevolmente scorrevole. Non privo di una leggera tensione, che cresce pian piano, facendo sospettare che ci sia qualcosa di più da sapere rispetto al racconto di come un ventenne supera le proprie pene d’amore. Carino!

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Stephen King, Joyland

A me è piaciuto molto. Erano decenni che non prendevo in mano un libro di King e quest’incontro fortuito in primavera ha orientato le mie letture estive in una direzione quasi ossessiva, quasi come Roland the Gunslinger verso la Torre nera. 57 more words

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The R.I.P IX Reading Challenge

I love Autumn; it’s my favourite time of year. I love the back to school feel of it, the nip in the air. I’m too pale to be a summer kind of girl. 234 more words

Joyce Carol Oates

Ode to Joyland

I just finished Joyland by Stephen King. I am usually a slow reader, easily distracted by ambient sounds, an itch in my left ear, stray thoughts and shiny objects (for example, “Oh look, a chicken!”). 434 more words

Personal Stories

Wayne C. Rogers Breaks Down Stephen King’s ‘Joyland’

Written by: Wayne C. Rogers

I purchased Joyland by Stephen King back in June of 2013, and it sat on my shelf for an entire year before I finally picked it up and read it.  1,172 more words


The last five years.

Joyland Magazine published a short story of mine last week. You can read it here.

It’s called “The Only Tricks We Know,” but once upon a time the title was “Weather Man” and I couldn’t for the life of me figure out how to get the story to work the way I wanted. 1,492 more words


A Review of Stephen King's Joyland

Stephen King
A Hard Case Crime Novel
Titan Books, 2013
283 pages

Devin Jones, a college student on the verge of serious heartbreak, makes an impulsive choice to spend the summer working at Joyland, a large carnival stationed at Heaven’s Bay, a small, seaside town. 198 more words