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Thursday, December 8, 2011

Friday--- Dec. 9

TGIFriday, Dec. 9th - Book to Movie: Which book turned into a movie do you feel did the best adaptation? What about the worst?

BEST
  • Holes by Louis Sachar
  • Stardust by Neil Gaiman
  • Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
  • Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis




WORST
  • Eragon by Christopher Paolini
  • The Golden Compass by Pullman







Follow Friday at Alison Can Read : Keeping with the Spirit of Giving this season, what book do you think EVERYONE should read and you would buy it for all of your family and friends?

 Adult: Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

 

YA: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness





10 comments:

  1. Hopping through. I loved Cutting for Stone. It was such a touching book.
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  2. Ooh, I forgot about The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe. Yes, it was a good film adaptation!

    I love how Eragon keeps appearing on lists this Friday. It's so sad that such a wonderful book has such an unfortunate movie adaptation.

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  3. I loved Stardust ... the book and the movie! I just read Holes recently, but haven't seen the movie -- I hear it's really good! Happy TGIF! :)

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  4. Great gift pick. New follower via GFC for FF.
    My Follow Friday

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  5. Gone With A Wind is a classic, good picks.
    Happy FF
    http://musingsfromanaddictedreader.blogspot.com/

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  6. A Monster Called sounds really good. & Holes is a great adaptation!
    Happy #ff (new fowler) and Happy Reading!
    Megan @ Read It, See It

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  7. That cover for a monster calls is scary looking! New follower! My FF: Mom Reads My Books

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  8. I'm extremely curious about A Monster Calls I keep hearing how amazing it is. I def. plan to read it soon!

    Giselle
    Xpresso Reads

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  9. A Monster Calls is on my TBR list. Can't wait to read it. Nice picks.

    -Jenna @ Fans of Fiction
    My Follow Friday

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  10. Cutting for Stone was one of the best books I've read all year. I'm trying to get my book club to read it.

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