Monday, March 2, 2015

Joyland by Stephen King

by Stephen King

This is a shorter novel, as far as King's novels go, though it's not quite a novella. I enjoyed it largely for that fact — sometimes I like a quick read, but I still want the quality of work that I can expect from King. The protagonist in this story is writing about the summer job he once held at an amusement park — Joyland. It's got a bit of mystery, a small bit of romance, and a little less of the gore-factor I'm used to with King, but it was no less worth my time. This is one of those stories that really made me feel like I was there, experiencing it as it was happening! -- recommended by Tracy T. - Bennett Martin Public Library [ see Tracy's Reviewer Profile and more of her reviews ]

[If you enjoy this, you may also wish to try The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, also by Stephen King.]

[Also available in book-on-cd format.]

[ official Stephen King web site ]

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