fiction crime mystery dark mysterious tense medium-paced

309 pages

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A STUNNING NEW NOVEL FROM ONE OF THE BEST-SELLING AUTHORS OF ALL TIME - NOW OUT IN MASS MARKET PAPERBACK The #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, Joyland tells the story of the summer in which c...

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Moods

mysterious 88%
dark 63%
adventurous 47%
emotional 36%
tense 36%
reflective 19%
sad 19%
hopeful 11%
inspiring 11%
funny 5%
lighthearted 5%

Pace

medium 66%
fast 19%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 53% | A mix: 33% | Plot: 13%

Strong character development?

Yes: 76% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 76% | It's complicated: 11% | Yes: 11%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 54% | Yes: 33% | N/A: 8% | It's complicated: 4%

Average rating

3.83