BOOK: "The Lovely Bones," by Alice Sebold
One question everyone has is: What happens after death? Whether you believe in some form of afterlife or not, you will surely be touched by the heartbreaking story of "The Lovely Bones."
The novel begins, "My name was Salmon, like the fish; first name Susie. I was fourteen when I was murdered on December 6, 1973."
So begins an unbelievable and touching story told from the perspective of Susie after her death. She now resides in her own personal heaven, and spends her days watching the lives of those she has left behind on Earth.
Can Susie break through the barrier that divides her heaven and Earth? Can she somehow alter the lives of the ones she still loves on Earth? These are the questions raised in "The Lovely Bones," which was made into a movie by Peter Jackson that recently left area theaters.
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