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Sleeping Beauties?

Discussion in 'Sleeping Beauties' started by cbig61, Jan 6, 2017.

  1. cbig61

    cbig61 Member

    I read somewhere that Mr King had collaborated on a novel with his son Owen. Supposedly due out sometime in 2017.
    Is there any information out on when this will be available for pre-order and where?
    Or maybe a snippet of what's it about?
  2. Moderator

    Moderator Ms. Mod Administrator

    We don't have a firm pub date yet and I'm not sure if they want any of the plot made public so can't comment on that at the moment. I'll check to see if they're ready to release any updates.
  3. prufrock21

    prufrock21 Well-Known Member

    I heard it's a cookbook with recipes by the shock meister himself. Can't wait.
  4. roseannebarr

    roseannebarr Well-Known Member

    Cant wait to read the new book! Looking forward to it. SK himself talked about some of the plot in a few of his appearances. If any one is interested they could watch some of those videos.

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ....this one should be quite the collaboration......their styles are quite divergent, yet the King touch is there....exactly like Joe's work does, though his cleaves more closely to Poppa's.....
  6. mal

    mal Well-Known Member

    It should be a good read. It should be a very good read.
  7. Enchanted94

    Enchanted94 Member

    I can't wait to read their new book!!
  8. kingricefan

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

    I have a feeling that this one's going to be more 'mainstream'. That's a good thing, as Martha would say....
  9. AchtungBaby

    AchtungBaby Well-Known Member

    I wonder if Steve and/or Owen were inspired by Orange is the New Black at all, since this is a novel about a women's prison. I know SK has tweeted about the show before.
  10. the_last_gunslinger

    the_last_gunslinger Well-Known Member

    I'll be honest, the last few King releases haven't exactly wowed me. If this is about a woman's prison, well, it's not something that is urging me to read.

    But there's so little information out about it, and I didn't even hear about it until today. Maybe it'll appear more enticing the closer we get to a release.
  11. Spideyman

    Spideyman Uber Member

    Never judge a book by its cover nor title. We all await more news.
  12. urrutiap

    urrutiap Well-Known Member

    Womens prison story by Stephen King and Joe Hill.

    yeah this isnt gonna end well. Supernatural stuff probably goes on or whatever
  13. Bev Vincent

    Bev Vincent Well-Known Member

    Owen King, not Joe Hill.

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...I love this, really....people bashing the collaboration before it's even on the market.....

  15. kingricefan

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

    Personally I'm hoping it'll be a total mainstream novel with no supernatural element whatsoever. Of the books I've read that Owen has written, he sticks to the mainstream with nothing ooga-booga in there.
  16. the_last_gunslinger

    the_last_gunslinger Well-Known Member

    I'm kind of the opposite. I've never read anything of Owen King's. When it comes to Stephen, however, not only do I prefer it supernatural, I would rather it be overtly horrific. I'm a horror fan first and foremost. Anytime Stephen King deviates from that, I'm less interested.
  17. Hill lover35

    Hill lover35 Well-Known Member

    Owen is funny, I have read intro to alien invation. And it has alien .. I liked it.
    I hope we get a cover soon, and I hope we get a new author photo. Please I whant t new author photo. It's been the same for like the last 3 or 4 publications. Not that it's bad or anything. But something fresher whould be cool. Owen referenced Carrie in a really funny way, and so did joe in lock and key. That was awsome
  18. Hill lover35

    Hill lover35 Well-Known Member

    I am soooo tired of hearing about how scary Stephen king is. It gets annoying and tiring
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  19. Hill lover35

    Hill lover35 Well-Known Member

    Joe has been referred to as fantasy hooror, I am trying to decide who I like better, king or joe, but I have to,read more, I am leaning for joe, but it may be an age thing. I find his concepts a. It newer.. like the fireman.
    niro, GNTLGNT and kingricefan like this.

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...although, to be blunt, The Fireman is simply a re-working of Dad's The Stand......

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