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Thoughts On: The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Minor spoilers ahead.

This wasn’t an easy read.

Title: The Lovely Bones

Author: Alice Sebold

Published: 2014

Genres: Genre fiction, Crime Fiction, Family Life… 325 more words


The Lovely Bones

Sometimes the dreams that come true are the dreams you never even knew you had.

***If you have not read the book or seen the movie there WILL be SPOILERS***

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Monthly Recommendations: mysteries!

Found here! This month’s topic is mysteries! I love mysteries, even if I don’t read too many of them. I interpreted the topic ‘mystery’ pretty loosely honestly, and basically included any book that was vaguely mysterious (sorry). 214 more words


Fiction and The Versatile Hobby Part I: Characterization and Theme Exploration

Sufficiently realistic characters are part of fiction’s great juggling act—its need to appear plausible enough for readers to suspend their disbelief and engage with the story and its emotional truths. 1,282 more words


First Lines Fridays: September 8th

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? 523 more words


September 6: Happy Birthday Naomie Harris and Anika Noni Rose

Naomie Harris, who celebrates her 41st, was born in London; her mother was from Jamaica and her father from Trinidad.  She began acting in British television as a child and continued to do so into the 1990s.  959 more words

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Quote of the day

Sometimes the dreams that come true are the dreams you never even knew you had.  – Alice Sebold who celebrates her 54th birthday today.