For some reason I did not see The Lovely Bones when it first came out. I don’t know why. But now that the hype has died down, I am glad that I didn’t.
There was so much press surrounding the release of the movie, Oscar buzz for Saoirse Ronan and the fans of the book coming out and declaring how excited they were to see it translated onto the big screen. Then came the reviews, and any I heard were not favourable. Maybe that was why I steered clear of the movie for a while. Whatever the reason, I am happy I did. Continue reading