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    Quote Originally Posted by needfulthings View Post

    No wonder he's an OUTSIDER... His eyes are in the middle of his forehead.
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    They are easy to read. (apparently easy to write too!)
    The books were summer capers, and in that regard they succeeded well, I think. Not King's best works, for sure, but not bad either. Just fun. I liked them much more than, say, Joyland.
    I thought that Finders Keepers was a lot deeper and more engaging than the other two, likely because of the reading/writing aspect. And I *loved* Joyland.

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    Like it. That image reminds me of "The Iron Giant".

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    I liked that a lot! Wonderfully atmospheric. (As for the placement of the eyes, isnít his head tilted upwards?}

    I hope we get a nice cover in the UK. Outs tend to be a bit generic, although the one for Sleeping Beauties is relevant, and rather nice

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    Amazon has the unmarked hi-res image up: https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon....1dKbG0mq8L.jpg

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    Thanks for the image. Stroppygoblin updated the catalog.

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    Quote Originally Posted by herbertwest View Post
    Very cool. I can't wait.
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    Hereís the UK cover. Canít say I like it too much.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Vern View Post
    Hereís the UK cover. Canít say I like it too much.

    Yes, I often like the UK covers better, but not that one. Has more of a spy type thriller feel. Is every novel ever written "breathtaking"?

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    Not really impressed with either cover of this one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brian861 View Post
    Not really impressed with either cover of this one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mae View Post
    Amazon has the unmarked hi-res image up: https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon....1dKbG0mq8L.jpg

    Is the Outsider in The Upside-down? Is the cover just Stranger Things homage or is there a tie-in?
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    No book tour for this one or Elevation according to Ms. Mod. I suppose that leaves open maybe a book festival or one off type event like Bridgton a couple years ago.

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    Amazon now has the back cover:



    And Scribner put out another excerpt: http://www.simonandschuster.biz/book.../9781501180989
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    Just realized this book is being released exactly on my birthday, May 22.

    Simple shit that makes me happy
    In time, you will know what it's like to lose. To feel so desperately that you're right. Yet to fail all the same.
    Dread it. Run from it. Destiny still arrives.


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    I'm just nodding my head the whole time thinking "ok, stop now, please."

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    Simon & Schuster has announced that award-winning narrator Will Patton will return to read the audiobook edition of THE OUTSIDER, available on CD and for download on May 22nd, 2018.

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    I wonder if you'll be okay to read this book without having read any of the Hodges series...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vern View Post
    I wonder if you'll be okay to read this book without having read any of the Hodges series...
    Yes, you will be.

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    Something odd I just noticed. According to our Release Dates List, not counting Gwendy's Button Box, this will be the first King novel published in May since Geraldís Game in 1992 (the first volume of The Green Mile was also published in May of 1996, but I'm talking full-fledged book). And other than Geraldís Game, prior to that it was only The Drawing of the Three in May of 1987 and The Running Man in May of 1982. For bonus points the uncut version of The Stand came out in May of 1990. But that's it! Seems like King doesn't like May for some reason.
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