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Book Review: Lucky by Alice Sebold

synopsis on goodreads: LUCKY

My thoughts:

Reading this book was my first introduction to Alice Sebold so I am not too familiar with her story besides what I read in lucky. 545 more words

If They Give You Ruled Paper . . . *Should* You Write the Other Way? (How Atypical Style Choices Can Hurt Your Writing)

“If they give you ruled paper, write the other way.” The quote, attributable to Spanish writer Juan Ramón Jiménez Mantecón, has directly made its mark on modern publishing more than once; it inspired the title of Daniel Quinn’s… 967 more words

Fiction Writing

Chapter Twenty-one: The Lovely Bones Analysis

And more still- more analysis of Sebold’s The Lovely Bones as a continuation from before the fashion posts… click here for previous chapters. The content for 20 is being used elsewhere. 1,489 more words

The Almost Moon


A woman steps over the line into the unthinkable in this brilliant, powerful, and unforgettable new novel by the author of The Lovely Bones and Lucky. 236 more words


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THE BONES OF YOU Written by Debbie Howells

June 2015; 320 pages (Kensington)

Genre: psychological thriller, suspense, mystery

Rating: ★★ 1/2

(I received an ARC from NetGalley). 378 more words

Book Review

Book Review: The Almost Moon by Alice Sebold

When I read the final page and then closed the back cover of this book, I thought to myself, ‘That was terrible.’ It’s generally not the feeling a reader – or an author – wants to have. 702 more words


For Alice, Again

The tea leaves didn’t show you the message you wanted to receive
so you switched the drink to poison
to see if you could see from his perspective… 37 more words