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Watching from heaven, Susie Salmon sees her happy suburban family devastated by her death, isolated even from one another as they each try to cope with their terrible loss alone. Over the years, her friends and siblings grow up, fall in love, do all the things she never had the chance to do herself.

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Author Alice Sebold

Pages 336

Publisher Pan Macmillan

Published Date 2015-02

ISBN 1447275209 9781447275206


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skye_edelson-bennett shared a tip "Wow, very sad story. I highly recommend though. Kept my interest the whole time and felt a lot through this book."

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diane_morello shared a tip "Emotional and sad. I read this weeks after my mom died in 2004. I wept"

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jacob_ha shared a tip "I really liked this book it was very melancholy but peaceful at times"

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alexuhhh13 shared a tip "lovely."

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fidge shared a tip "Why did they make me read this after all I've been through. Enough."

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alexia_paige shared a tip "5/5 ⭐️this book is amazing, recommend reading it!!"

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tlcgroomer shared a tip "This book was amazing and sad. Would reccomend it to anyone."

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christa_eversman shared a tip "This book was AMAZING!!! It held me from beginning to end. The movie wasn’t that bad, either."

linda_anders shared a tip "The book is so much better than the movie."

kimberly_w_bradley shared a tip "Kept me interested. It was very in depth. The characters were very complex."

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Kaz_nh shared a tip "This book made me sob, definitely my all time favorite book."

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megan_pifer_boatman shared a tip "Yes...not as good as the book. They never are. Still enjoyed it though."

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lori_davies shared a tip "Yes, I thought it was fabulous. Brilliant cast! How did you like it?"

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jenn_logan shared a tip "I really enjoy the Kate Daniels series by Ilona Andrews. It's pure urban fantasy."

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serenity.lori shared a tip ""There’s no condition one adjusts to so quickly as a state of war." -Susie"

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terry_gehrt_willis shared a tip "This is a good read. I read it years ago."

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woodstock_williams shared a tip "Amazing book. Not a good movie"

taniyja_pinder shared a tip "yes ! a very very sad movie"

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dawn_h_2268 shared a tip "Hope you enjoy... let me know! :)"

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jessica_carroll_5683 shared a tip "Yes. I felt like there was good closure to the story."

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sadia_farman shared a tip "Yes! Heartbreaking"

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lynn_cox_6155 shared a tip "I haven't read anything else by this author, but this was a good book."

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sheryl_murtha shared a tip "No, I haven’t."

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esther_r shared a tip "Chilling beginning, and then such a bittersweet, tender rest of the novel."

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erin_antony shared a tip "I haven't. Does it hold up?"

dorie_moore shared a tip "That’s the only book I have read of that author."

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ashley_fiedler shared a tip "Yes. Both were great"

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dawn_puusa shared a tip "A great read. Unusal perspective. sad but with an unexpected ending."

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dayrene_alvarado shared a tip "Yes I did!! Just a few books I believe are well adapted... This is one of them. As well as Perfume."

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zola_pieterse_1795 shared a tip "No. I prefer not watching the movie after I have read the book. Have uou"

heather_rufenacht shared a tip "Started reading the book but once the movie came out i became to lazy and didn’t finish the book"

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kim_clark_6155 shared a tip "I’m sorry I’m so late in responding. I have seen the movie. I did not like the movie at all. There book was much much better"

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nicole_doustou shared a tip "Oh goodness... that’s a heavy question. I won’t give anything away, but it was good!"

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trinidy_johnson shared a tip "It's a fast-paced can't put it down book. Definitely a must read."

catherine_rothfuss shared a tip "Hard to pick a favorite. I really enjoyed When We Believed in Mermaids which I read last year. Do you have a favorite book?"

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meril_finlayson shared a tip "The Will Trent Series by Karin Slaughter...her stand alone books are also fantastic!"

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molly_mcgirr shared a tip "It’s been awhile since I’ve read it. But it was pretty good!"

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mrsmoody_mood shared a tip "Yes! Definitely worth it"

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erica_davis_2264 shared a tip "I just finished Case Histories by Kate Atkinson, I'm currently reading through her works and find I really enjoy her."

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nakita_mcintire shared a tip "Worth it but a really tough read because of the subject matter."

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carolyn_darcy shared a tip "I can’t choose just one but I loved Shanghai Girls by Lisa See! She has become a favorite author recently!"

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clovis_39 shared a tip "I just finished reading this book and it is so good!! Would definitely recommend."

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