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No spoilers please...

Discussion in 'Sleeping Beauties' started by 80sFan, Sep 27, 2017.

  1. 80sFan

    80sFan Just one more chapter...

    ...I've read synopsis of the book and some reviews, so I kinda sorta know what it's about, but can anyone tell me is it very sci-fi, or is it horror?
    Or both?
    Or neither?

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  2. Bev Vincent

    Bev Vincent Well-Known Member

    Not very sci-fi (beyond the plague itself), a little bit of real-world horror (bad people doing bad things), some fantasy elements.
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  3. Out of Order

    Out of Order Need More Time

    Just don't watch the Disney movie!!
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  4. 80sFan

    80sFan Just one more chapter...

    Sounds good, thanks!
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  5. mal

    mal Well-Known Member

    I just got mine today and am quite excited!!! I try to stay as ignorant as possible about plots and synopses. Knowing it's King is good enough for me. All the best, mal.
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  6. FlakeNoir

    FlakeNoir Beta Tester Moderator

    Me too! (it can be hard when you're moderating)

    I'm really excited for this, I'll look out for a copy after next pay.
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  7. kingricefan

    kingricefan All-being, keeper of Space, Time & Dimension.

    Same for me- I don't want to know too much about the book before hand. I want to be surprised while reading a new book. I used to read all the excerpts that were available for various King books but even that kind of spoiled things so I don't do that anymore.
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  8. Tery

    Tery I want to look at life In the available light Moderator

    Imagine my surprise and delight when I opened my Kindle Monday night and there it was! I had totally forgot the release date. But I'm in the middle of The Handmaid's Tale right now and promised myself I'd finish it before jumping into SB. Trying to avoid spoilers is a real trick for us Mods. ;)
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  9. Religiously_Unkind

    Religiously_Unkind Well-Known Member

    Only on page 95, didn't get to read any today because I was at the movies all day. Initial thoughts: This book is friggin' great so far, it's like Under the Dome but a lot better.
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  10. E.L.D

    E.L.D Active Member

    I'm thinking about getting Sleeping Beauties, can anyone tell me if its worth getting?
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  11. Spideyman

    Spideyman Uber Member

    Yes, it is.
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  12. fljoe0

    fljoe0 Cantre Member

    That movie was a terrible adaptation of this book. ;-D
  13. Doc Creed

    Doc Creed Well-Known Member

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    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ....I feel it is.....
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  15. danie

    danie I am whatever you say I am.

    I have to read everything SK writes, but I’m sorry to say I didn’t like this one at all. If I had to do it over, I’d wait for the paperback, or even better, find it at the thrift store for 50 cents.
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  16. Mr. Cranky

    Mr. Cranky Well-Known Member

    I haven't read Sleeping Beauties yet, I'm reading one of the books he wrote with Peter Straub. I thought I heard he is making another book with Straub, but I might be mistaken. I liked Gwendy's Button Box.
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