Audiobook Review: Joyland by Stephen King. I received this book for free from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Joyland by Stephen King on June 4, 2013 Genres: Adult, Mystery Format: Audiobook Narrator: Michael Kelly Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins Source: Publisher Goodreads.
Another review claimed that Joyland was better than Dr. Sleep. I couldn't disagree more. Dr. Sleep had the thrill factor I expect from King - and thankfully, he didn't botch the ending (kind of an iffy thing with King). As with many King books, I've read Dr. Sleep a few times. Joyland was a slow and utterly forgettable 1 timer. Read more. 6 people found this helpful. Search. Sort by. Top rated.
Review: “ Work close to heaven!” That was the advertisement that Mr Devin Jones one Summer reacted to, and this stand up guy at the age of twenty one was soon to become Howie the Happy Hound suited up in Hound attire doing the Hokey Pokey dance with kids at Joyland, a fun amusement park, a place where fun was lived out in its highs of rides and pitch darkness of the Horror House.
Joyland is a novel by Stephen King, published in 2013 by Hard Case Crime. It is King's second book for the imprint, following The Colorado Kid (2005). The first edition was released only in paperback, with the cover art created by Robert McGinnis and Glen Orbik. A limited hardcover edition followed a week later. The novel was nominated for the 2014 Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original.
Joyland Book Summary and Study Guide. Stephen King Booklist Stephen King Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Joyland; A college student takes a summer job, only to discover a mystery. Devin Jones, a college student from Maine, takes a job at the Joyland amusement park in order to escape the greatest heartbreak (so far) of his life. At the amusement park, Devin meets a cast of.
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Life is Not Always a Butcher's Game. Sometimes the Prizes Are Real. Sometimes They're Precious. All-time best-selling author STEPHEN KING returns with a novel of carny life—and death. 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.
Hell, everyone except Dev knows a few secrets, though no one’s quite put a finger on why so many young women have gone missing around Joyland. Leave it to Dev, an accidental detective, urged along by an eager Lois Lane—well, Erin Cook, anyway. As ever, King writes a lean sentence and a textured story, joining mystery to horror, always with an indignant sense of just how depraved people can.