All posts tagged Book to Film

Read or Watch? The Killing Joke

Because this is already such a large post, I will give it a simple introduction. Ladies and gentleman… it is my pleasure to write a Read or Watch post on one of the most iconic Batman stories ever written: The Killing Joke. Read more…

Review: Anne Frank The Diary of a Young Girl

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

This is more of a discussion than a review, because in my opinion, this piece deserves nothing less than a 5 star rating even if someone doesn’t finish it. You open the work to the first page and it deserves 5 stars. This may seem like a crazy statement, but I shall explain. Read more…

Review: The Night Circus

The Night Circus

It only comes at night. With zero warning. It leaves in just the same way. People are left spell-bound at what they see. It is true magic in every sense of the word; from the performers to the structure itself. This is The Night Circus. Read more…

Quick Thought Review: A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness and Inspired by Siobhan Dowd.

I wish I could do a full review on this novel, but I am an utter mess because of this book. A roiling ball of emotions. Despite that, I must say that everyone, young and old, should pick up this novel. All the stars. All the feels. Here is my quick thought review: Read more…

Quick Thought Reviews: Graphic Novels (2)

I’m still working my way through my graphic novel collection. It feels truly satisfying to be able to finally read some of these. Once again, here are a few thoughts for those that I managed to read this weekend: Read more…

Review: The True History of the Elephant Man

The True History of the Elephant Man: The Definitive Account of the Tragic and Extraordinary Life of Joseph Carey Merrick by Michael Howell and Peter Ford

I remember as a kid, my mother always putting on a movie about a severely deformed man and the doctor that tried to make his life as comfortable and as happy as possible. The line, screamed by the character, ‘I AM NOT AN ANIMAL! I AM A HUMAN BEING!’ has stuck with me years after. It wasn’t until I was a little older that I probably realized that this was a true story. I think it was when I found a novel about the man in my mother’s collection. That novel is the one that I have finally read and am currently reviewing. That man, known to many as simply The Elephant Man, was Joseph Carey Merrick. Read more…

Quick Thought Reviews: Graphic Novels

You know when you plow through six graphic novels in a weekend, it doesn’t leave much time for serious, long written reviews. I did have a few thoughts about each of them though. If you haven’t read any of these, they are all highly recommended. Read more…

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Who doesn’t agree?

Read or Watch? Outlander

I cannot express how excited I am to be writing this ‘Read or Watch’ post because it is something that I have been waiting to do for years: should one read Outlander by Diana Gabaldon, or watch Outlander, the television series? SQUEEEEEEE!!! 😀

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How many copies of one book can a girl have? Absolutely love this series! On my third read of Outlander in prep of the TV show! Couldn’t resist the TV tie-in edition as well.

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