Tuesday, January 13, 2009


New Book-Based Movies I'm Excited to see...

When books cross over to cinema, there are mixed results. Sometimes the movies are better than the book; sometimes they're a good companion to the book; other times they don't even hold a candle to the book.

I thought The Notebook was a beautiful story on film, but surprisingly less spectacular in written form. Twilight (while I am obviously obsessed with the book) was good as a companion to the book, but does not stand well on it's own. However, many films fall short of translating the magic you find in written form to the supposed magic of the big screen.

I personally enjoy movies as much as books. So, there are many up coming book-based movies I am excited to see!

Confessions of a Shopaholic
book by: Sophie Kinsella

Movie Release date: Feb. 14, 2009
Starring: Isla Fisher

The Time Traveler's Wife
book by: Audrey Niffengegger

Movie release date: 2009
Starring: Rachel McAdams and Eric Bana

New Moon
book by: Stephenie Meyer

Movie Release Date: Nov. 20, 2009
Starring: Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson

Thursday, January 8, 2009

New Year- all new books!

Take One (Above the Line Series #1)

Karen Kingsbury

Release date: March 10, 2009

Thanks For the Memories

Cecelia Ahern

Release date: April 7, 2009

Italian for Beginners

Kristin Harmel

Release date: August 13, 2009

(book covers and release dates: amazon.com)