Waiting on Wednesday: 'Joyland' by Stephen King

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine. This week I'm waiting for:

Stephen King's 'Joyland' which comes out this June!
Joyland.jpgSet 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
I don't read a lot of Stephen King but I love scary novels and Stephen King is, well, the king when it comes to that!

What are you waiting for?


  1. I haven't read Stephen King in forever, though he was one of my top favorite authors in my teens! I need to change that again... I haven't heard of this book before, but I've been fascinated with the idea of carnival/circus settings lately, so this is perfect :) Thanks for pointing it out to me!

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  2. Wow! A Stephen King book that is NOT set in Maine...I love the look and sound of this one. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. Nice! I haven't read any King books, hope you enjoy this one!

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    Have a GREAT day!

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  4. King is always good for scary. I've read his novels sporadically. Thanks for stopping by

  5. I've never actually read any Stephen King books. This seems pretty intriguing. Thanks for stopping by ;)

  6. Heard about this new King novel, one of two he has coming out this year. The other is a sequel to The Shining. I haven't read anything by King recently, but have his 11/22/63 in my TBR pile.

    This is my first visit to your blog. Love it and am now following it.

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  7. I haven't read anything by King in quite a while.
    Hope you get to read it soon!
    Brandi from Blkosiner’s Book Blog

  8. I didn't know Stephen King had a new novel coming out. It looks very intriguing and scary. I can't wait for it. Definitely adding to my goodreads. Thanks for sharing and visiting my WoW

  9. I haven't read anything by Stephen king and I don't really enjoy scary stuff. I hope you like it.
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  10. I haven't read Stephen King yet but this sounds like a really interesting book :)

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  11. BTW new follower love your blog :)


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