Joyland - Stephen King First, let's be honest: I picked this up because the cover is kitschy and totally retro.

*I read the first few pages thinking the narrator was a girl. Those heart bullet things are confusing!

*This was written by Stephen King? Where's the scary yuckiness?

*Totally didn't see that last twist coming; I was to wrapped up in the main story to catch on.

*I approve. Read this.