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Read Joyland, ONE SITTING

Discussion in 'Joyland' started by Tiny, Jan 4, 2014.

  1. Tiny

    Tiny RECEIVED:Annoying Questions award

    I all most never read a book in 1 sitting.
    it can take me three or four days. sometimes weeks

    I love Joyland , finished it in like 5 hours.
    Dr. Sleep was also good. , two sittings

    11/22/63 was like 5 sittings, IT and The Stand were years ago and they were
    like ...2 weeks for those monsters.

    Carrie was the only other that I did in one sitting. JoyLnad is a short
    book by King standards


    JOYLAND WAS NOT what I thought !!!!
    its not a" 50's crime story" like I thought it would be...
    its a King book through and through!!!

    One of the people has the last name Dean.
    and one other person (woman) seems to be a natural GunSlinger.

    its very cool .
     
  2. not_nadine

    not_nadine Comfortably Roont

    Do you re-read, Tiny? Sometimes I rush through a book because I am so excited to have it. But I must re-read slowly to really appreciate it.
     
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  3. Tiny

    Tiny RECEIVED:Annoying Questions award

    GunSlinger books , three times each...only once for wind/keyhole
    I do not re read very much, all most never ....only King and the Wicked series

    The 4 Wicked books are WICKED !! btw.

    re read TGWLTG , yes, and Im researching the dates in that book.

    I believe Trisha (the whole story) happens very close to the date
    June 19th, 1998, one year to the DAY !!!
     
  4. king family fan

    king family fan Prolific member

    I like to re-read to catch anything I may have missed.
     
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  5. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...that novel sucked me right in as well...
     
  6. Tiny

    Tiny RECEIVED:Annoying Questions award

    what novel sucked you in? Joyland or Wicked ?? or what?
     
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  7. HollyGolightly

    HollyGolightly Well-Known Member

    Loved Joyland, very quick very King read. Would love a few more like it.
     
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  8. king family fan

    king family fan Prolific member

    Joyland was a fun read.
     
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  9. FlakeNoir

    FlakeNoir Original Kiwi© SKMB® Moderator

    He probably is talking about Joyland, Tiny. (Because the majority of your post was about Joyland, I moved your thread into that forum.) :)
     
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  10. kylallie

    kylallie Well-Known Member

    I loved it, just read it in one sitting as well! Great Stephen King style book... I could smell the popcorn!
     
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  11. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...Flake once again has nailed the intent of my simple-mindedness...
     
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  12. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

  13. The Nameless

    The Nameless M-O-O-N - That spells Nameless

    I could hear the Pink Floyd. Oh wait, that was just me playing Pink Floyd.

    Tiny - I could never read a book in a single sitting, my eyes would probably close over of their own accord. I am a slow reader, usually just a night reader too so a book generally takes me about a month, but I read Joyland in 5 days. I just couldn't put it down. I would read at night, think "I'll have an hours reading" and would force myself to put it down and get some sleep 3 hours later.
     
  14. HollyGolightly

    HollyGolightly Well-Known Member

    I'm so happy to hear this Nameless. I read Joyland in a few days as well. But that's not typical for me. I drag books out a loooooong time. By the time I find some time to read (only at night after EVERYTHING else has been done), I'm wiped out.
     
  15. Sean M

    Sean M New Member

    Just joined this message board having just just finished Joyland this morning. I've just started reading the Dark Tower series, but took a short break to read this on the recommendation of a friend, and it was everything I'd hoped for and so much more. And what fun to discover this reader board, too! Hope everyone has a great day! Cheers, -Sean
     
  16. mustangclaire

    mustangclaire There's petrol runnin' through my veins.

    Welcome Sean! Joyland is a brilliant book, made me cry. About time for a re-read I think. :)
     
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  17. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...Hey Sean, welcome to the collective....
     
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  18. staropeace

    staropeace Richard Bachman's love child

    I can certainly understand why just one sitting. This book rocked. I found Wind Through The Keyhole to be like that. It is the most perfect book I have ever read.
     
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  19. FlakeNoir

    FlakeNoir Original Kiwi© SKMB® Moderator

    Good to have you here, Sean. :)
     
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  20. king family fan

    king family fan Prolific member

    Welcome Sean.
     
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