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Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King
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it was amazing

I've been waiting anxiously for this book for so long and it was most definitely worth the wait! It definitely wasn't a classic King horror story but I was drawn in from the start and quickly fell in love with the characters and the story.

I'm always wary of collaborations, too often they come out stilted and awkward. But that was far from the case with Sleeping Beauties. It was absolutely seamless, I couldn't pick out what was Stephen and what was Owen even if I tried!

The whole idea of the story is so unique and interesting, I was instantly enraptured and waiting on pins and needles to see how it would all play out and the effects the events that happened would have on the world, Dooling in particular.

My favourite part of the story was definitely the characters. King is truly a master of creating memorable characters that you can't help but get attached to. And there were so many great ones to pick from in Sleeping Beauties! My favourite is definitely Lila though, she stole the show for me right from the start. Something about her just spoke to me and I felt an instant connection with her.

I honestly couldn't have loved this book more. It was absolutely everything I was hoping it would be and more! An absolutely brilliant story that I already can't wait to reread!
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Reading Progress

April 4, 2017 – Shelved
April 4, 2017 – Shelved as: to-read
October 2, 2017 – Started Reading
October 2, 2017 –
page 53
7.55%
October 4, 2017 –
page 102
14.53%
October 4, 2017 –
page 125
17.81%
October 6, 2017 –
page 159
22.65%
October 7, 2017 –
page 281
40.03%
October 9, 2017 –
page 303
43.16%
October 9, 2017 –
page 325
46.3%
October 9, 2017 –
page 395
56.27%
October 9, 2017 –
page 395
56.27%
October 10, 2017 –
page 471
67.09%
October 10, 2017 –
page 521
74.22%
October 12, 2017 –
page 571
81.34%
October 12, 2017 –
page 650
92.59%
October 13, 2017 – Finished Reading

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Annie Great review. I agree, this book is a masterpiece!


Ashley Daviau Thanks Mark! 😊

Thanks Annie, I'm glad you enjoyed it as much as I did! 😊


message 3: by Calista (new) - added it

Calista Thanks for sharing. I want to read this too. It's a long book. I will need time for it.


Ashley Daviau My pleasure! It's definitely long but worth reading anyways!


message 5: by Sumit (new) - added it

Sumit RK Great Review! Ashley :)


Ashley Daviau Thank you! :)


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