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Book Review - Joyland by Stephen King

Stephen King may be known as the Master of the Macabre, but many people forget that he can be equally skilled when it comes to drama and crime fiction: I’m talking The Green Mile and The Shawshank Redemption (from his Four Seasons series). 631 more words


Joyland by Stephen King - Recommendation

College student Devin Jones took the summer job at Joyland hoping to forget the girl who broke his heart. But he wound up facing something far more terrible: the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child, and dark truths about life—and what comes after—that would change his world forever.

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Joyland - Stephen King

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. 173 more words


What is PNW Literature?

I’ve been asking myself that a lot since returning home to Washington last summer. My first book, Siblings and Other Disappointments, is my most characteristically Pacific Northwest. 303 more words


Keywest-Joyland Album Review

Ireland’s own Alternative/Indie/Pop band, Keywest, are known for their indie pop sound that is reflected in their music. Their most recent record, Joyland, takes a turn towards indie more so than their previous, … 638 more words


Wichita's Joyland carousel step closer to spinning again

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A childhood memory for many Wichitans is coming back to life. The carousel from the defunct Joyland amusement part could be spinning again soon. 306 more words


Book Cover Designs: Hard Case Crime

Anything vintage catches my eyes, and book covers are no exception. I’m a big fan of good books that are well-designed and I always have to restrain myself from buying books with retro covers. 205 more words

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