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Joyland by Steven King

Title: Joyland

Author: Steven King

Rating: 3/5


Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, Joyland tells the story of the summer in which college student Devin Jones comes to work as a carny and confronts the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child, and the ways both will change his life forever. 426 more words

Book Review: Joyland by Stephen KingĀ 

Devin Jones is a typical young man. He is a student who needs money, and he has a girlfriend who is about to break up with him, although he doesn’t know it yet. 839 more words

Book Review

Sunday Post #37 - I'll get the hang of this blogging/job thing one day!

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba, the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. This way, I can tell you a little about my week and sum up what happened on the blog and everything else that I find interesting. 317 more words

Personal Update

Joyland: Would You Like a Little Gramma on Those?

falling ginkos, Jane Eaton Hamilton, 2015, pastel painting

I am pleased and proud to have this story up on Joyland Vancouver. Thank you, Kathryn Mockler! 21 more words

Jane Eaton Hamilton

Eclectic Reader Challenge 2016 - Joyland - Stephen King

Genre: Crime, Supernatural

Narrative Style: First person recount

Published: 2013 – part of the Hard Case Crime series

Rating: 3/5

Format: Kindle

Synopsis: Devin Jones takes a summer job at Joyland funfair and discovers the ghost of a girl murdered on the ghost train. 436 more words

Book Reviews

Book Review, Joyland by Stephen King

Stephen King isn’t carny-from-carny but he could pass for it.

The old, creepy carnival thing is what fascinated me about this book; especially because there’s a Horror House. 130 more words


Book Consumption: April 2016

This year, I’m participating in two reading challenges: 1) a personal Goodreads goal of 50 books by the end of December and 2) Popsugar’s 2016 Reading Challenge. 1,548 more words

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