""King explained in a statement: "I love crime, I love mysteries, and I love ghosts. That combo made Hard Case Crime the perfect venue for this book, which is one of my favorites. I also loved the paperbacks I grew up with as a kid, and for that reason, we're going to hold off on e-publishing this one for the time being. Joyland will be coming out in paperback, and folks who want to read it will have to buy the actual book.""
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The comments are interesting. Some are annoyed while others think it's great and will bring people back to bookstores and increase social interaction (I disagree with the social interaction theory, though).
(I did a search for this but nothing came up)