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Eight Books That Inspired Me: #1 The Lovely Bones

Starting today and for the next few weeks, I’m looking at the books and authors that inspire me as both a writer and a reader. The eight books I’ve chosen have also been adapted for film and television, so let’s take a look at them too… 608 more words


Book Lovin'

I like to read, a lot.
No, I love it.
I eat books for dinner. Seriously.

I always have a book on my coffee table, always. 522 more words


Book Review ♥ The Lovely Bones

Now that I’ve sort of established my place in blog land as a lover of and writer about all things bookish, I have decided that it’s time for me to venture out from mostly participating in memes. 279 more words

Alice Sebold

Let's hear it for Sebold

Lucky: A Memoir

by Alice Sebold

I. Intro, and the part where I talk about myself 

I share my life not with the girls and boys I grew up with, or the students I went to Syracuse with, or even the friends and people I’ve known since.

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Teaser Tuesdays - Lovely Bones

Once again, I have my lovely friend, Willow, to thank for turning me onto another book. I actually started reading something else last week, but then she posted a… 245 more words


Alice Sebold, Amabili resti

“Mi chiamavo Salmon, come il pesce. Nome di battesimo: Susie. Avevo quattordici anni quando fui uccisa, il 6 dicembre del 1973″.

E da dove si trova ora, in un qualche Cielo, Susie continua a osservare la vita dei suoi genitori, dei suoi fratelli, dei suoi amici e dell’uomo che l’ha uccisa. 175 more words

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Productive procrastination? Or just laziness?

So obviously I have not yet posted on Sebold’s Lucky or Hornbacher’s Wasted as promised, but here’s why:

1. The Sebold stumped me because it is so different than these other memoirs I’ve been reading, and also just so damn beautiful. 212 more words