Stephen King Archive

  • Book Review:  Joyland by Stephen King Genere(s):  Mystery, Pulp, Ghost Story, Romance, Coming of Age, Crime Format: Paperback (only) Publisher: Hard Case Crime Description: 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. Review: I knew when Stephen King decided to go with Hard Case Crime to publish his latest novel that it would be something special, but I had no idea that by the end of Joyland  I would be fighting back tears in the break […]

    Joyland by Stephen King

    Book Review:  Joyland by Stephen King Genere(s):  Mystery, Pulp, Ghost Story, Romance, Coming of Age, Crime Format: Paperback (only) Publisher: Hard Case Crime Description: 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. Review: I knew when Stephen King decided to go with Hard Case Crime to publish his latest novel that it would be something special, but I had no idea that by the end of Joyland  I would be fighting back tears in the break […]

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  • I’ve been a big Stephen King fan since I read Pet Cemetery at the young age of 13, and it’s been a long time since I could say I LOVED one of Mr. King’s books. I think the last one was the final Dark Tower book. I’m so happy to be able to say that now! I LOVED this book! The Master of Horror has written a beautiful, touching novel that’s not at all like his usual work. Let me be clear…This is NOT a horror story. This is a love story, through and through, and it’s not at all what I expected it to be. Without spoilers, 11/22/63 is about a man who finds a ‘rabbit hole’ that transports him back […]

    11/22/63 – A Review

    I’ve been a big Stephen King fan since I read Pet Cemetery at the young age of 13, and it’s been a long time since I could say I LOVED one of Mr. King’s books. I think the last one was the final Dark Tower book. I’m so happy to be able to say that now! I LOVED this book! The Master of Horror has written a beautiful, touching novel that’s not at all like his usual work. Let me be clear…This is NOT a horror story. This is a love story, through and through, and it’s not at all what I expected it to be. Without spoilers, 11/22/63 is about a man who finds a ‘rabbit hole’ that transports him back […]

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