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And that is read my favorite book, “Joyland,” written by Stephen King. 🎡

Published in 2013, “Joyland” instantly became my favorite book. After the first read, (six hours nonstop during a night before school) I was instantly hooked. 164 more words


Joyland - Stephen King

Stephen King wrote Joyland for Hard Case Crime, who focus on classic and contemporary hardboiled crime fiction from, or reminiscent of paperback crime novels from the 40’s and 50’s. 837 more words

Book Nook

Glen Orbik Three Print Set: Now Available For Pre-Order From Suntup Editions

For the first time since launching The Covers Collection, Suntup Editions is releasing three prints this month. Glen Orbik created three beautiful cover paintings that appeared on the Stephen King novels published by Hard Case Crime. 82 more words

Art / Posters

Retro review--Donald E. Westlake shows his comedy side in "Help I Am Being Held Prisoner"

Review by C.J. Bunce

You don’t expect a crime novel or pulp fiction to be funny.  Sure, any good story has some humor, but crime mysteries are the stuff of suspense-thrillers and dark alleys, right?  778 more words

Comics & Books

Joyland: A Sentimental Ride with Stephen King



      1. expressive of or appealing to sentiment, especially the tender emotions and feelings, as love, pity, or nostalgia:
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Although my novel is far from over, lately I’ve been thinking a lot about a new idea for a book. In its simplest form, it’s a story of an amusement park with a dark secret, and a protagonist dealing with a rough past by facing the present. 721 more words

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Goodreads Review: Joyland

Joyland by Stephen King

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Joyland’s premise is simple; drop an unsuspecting college kid on the edge of a nervous breakdown into a (potentially haunted) amusement park, toss in a damsel in distress, an unsolved murder (or four…) and maybe a ghost or two, let the mess sort itself out. 474 more words

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