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Discussion in 'Joyland' started by AnnaMarie, Feb 11, 2014.
I understand . . .I found it boring.
I know you love it and I think that's why I never gave my opinion!
Oh shoot girl! I have no problem at all that you didn't hook into it. Someday you might, or then you might not. It's okay to like or not like the same things. You 're still my bud.
Cool . . .did I ever tell you that I'm really not that fond of Cell!
Cell isn't one of my favorites either. At the time I liked it, because I'm so thrilled to get a new Stephen book. my eyes get a little cloudy to the truth.
You are all making me feel so brave.
It was Joyland.
She didn't fall for my setup...........
I can go one better (or worse depending how you view it) I didn't care too much for the shining.
@AnnaMarie each to their own, I have only given up on 1 story - secret window secret garden.
*GASP* We actually aren't the same person, Madam *SOB* Danse Macabre is one of my favorites. ALAS!
No hate here. I haven't read it, but from what I've heard its a bit different from what Sai King usually writes.
I am. I love me some Dark Tower...in fact, they were the first King books I read, if memory serves.
I wasn't crazy about The Talisman or Gerald's Game. The Tommynockers wasn't a favorite either. So far, the only King book I've never finished is Nightmares and Dreamscapes, but that' not because I don't like it. Its short stories, so I read one now and again before returning to a novel. I'll finish it someday though!
And its funny, many people who like The Dark Tower books didn't care for Gunslinger, but loved Drawing. Me, I loved Gunslinger, but found Drawing to be my least favorite of the seven (I can't count Keyhole, 'cause--gulp--I haven't read it.)
For me, i loved Joyland and fully intend to buy the ebook version as well. The book i had to abandon was The Girl who loved Tom Gordon, so boring. I had to return to Dreamcatcher as I failed to get into it first time round. I now love that book, but nothing could make me attempt TGwlTG again.
I also found Lisey's Story a bit of a slog. Other than those, I enjoy everything else.
I completely enjoyed TGWLTG. Found lisey's story a bit slow at times.
I agree, to a point, about The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon. I did finish it, likely because it was short. I didn't hate it, but it was kinda dull in places.
I loved this book! Read it for the second time last week. There are some of his writings I am not all that fond of...just my taste, not his writing style. I did not like Lisey's Story or TommyKnockers much.
Try it again, it's pretty good. P.S the book thief is pretty good. but would recomment re-trying joyland. I am having problems with the talisman.
I also had trouble with The Talisman. I read about half of it then had to put it down for a while. I did like how it ended though.