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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

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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

Anna LittleMax Massimino

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

Mental Illness

Review: Lucky by Alice Sebold

★★★☆☆

“Those who say they would rather fight to the death than be raped are fools. I would rather be raped a thousand times. You do what you have to.” 424 more words

Reviews

The Lovely Bones, Alice Sebold

2.5/5

This is Susie Salmon’s story of how she was murdered. Yes, that’s right, the narrative voice is a ghost’s. It is not as cheesy as one might imagine. 371 more words

Emma Clarke

THE LOVELY BONES - ALICE SEBOLD (BOOK REVIEW)

Anyone who knows me, knows that I struggle to narrow my book list into a short list of favourites. There are too many amazing books to fit onto a top 10 or top 20 list. 223 more words

Fiction

Recent Read: The Lovely Bones

I finished (just a few hours ago) The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold.

Susie Salmon is a teenager. And she always will be. Why? She was murdered. 351 more words

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