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The Book Sacrifice Tag

I saw this post on Zainab’s blog, and as she tagged everyone, so I am doing this as well!

*Excited grin*

An Over-hyped Book: 

Situation: You’re in a store when the zombie apocalypse hits. 390 more words

Alice Sebold

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

“My name was Salmon, like the fish; first name, Susie. I was fourteen when I was murdered on Decemeber 6, 1973.”

So begins the story of Susie Salmon, who is adjusting to her new home in heaven, a place that is not at all what she expected, even as she is watching life on earth continue without her—her friends trading rumors about her disappearance, her killer trying to cover his tracks, her grief-stricken family unraveling.

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BOOK REVIEW: "The Lovely Bones"

I think this is the book that has made me cry the most out of all of the books that I’ve read. It was an emotional journey to read the terrifying and horrific experience of the main character. 103 more words


Better late than never...My review of Lovely Bones

I found a misused copy of this paperback on the shelf of my local swap shack (basically a large lean-to filled with “free to a good home” items) and it begged to be picked up. 1,016 more words


The Bones Of You by Debbie Howells

The Bones of You by Debbie Howells. Recommended by Fiona (Reader Development Team and Whitefield Library)

When 18-year-old Rosie Anderson disappears, the idyllic village where she lived will never be the same again. 206 more words

Bury Libraries

June Book Haul - 2016

Here’s a look at the books that made their way into my possession during the month of June! Most of these ones come from libraries this month, because I bought quite a lot of books in… 527 more words


Books: The Lovely Bones

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold is a story about Susie Salmon – a teenage girl who is raped, murdered, and is sent to heaven to watch the rest of her family and friends deal with the aftermath of her death. 837 more words