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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

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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


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


Standalone Sunday

Hello everyone! Standalone Sunday is a weekly meme created by Megan@bookslayerReads. This meme is about Standalone book (that is not part of a series) that you loved and would recommend. 335 more words

The Disturbing Bone(r)

It’s been nearly three days now since I finished  The Lovely Bones, and I am still struggling to deal with the enormity of the questions that it raises.   940 more words