adaptations

Book To Movie Talk | To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

*This post is not spoiler free* To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before is a book that I’ve been aware of for years due to passionate fanbase it holds. However, it was never a series that I felt I would enjoy as I had moved on from YA contemporaries and thrown myself into fantasy. When the… Continue reading Book To Movie Talk | To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

adaptations, discussion

Losing Characters To Adaptations

I have always been the person to read the book before seeing the film. Regardless of whether it's something I've heard of before like Harry Potter or something entirely new like Divergent,I always have to pay a visit to the original material. I love comparing the two as my Book-To-movie segment on this blog will… Continue reading Losing Characters To Adaptations

adaptations, discussion

Book To Movie Talk | Love, Simon

“You get to exhale now, Simon.”   *This post contains mild spoilers* Love, Simon is an adaptation of the bestselling novel Simon Vs The Homo sapiens Agenda, written by Becky Albertalli. When I read the book, I instantly fell in love with it and held the story close to my bisexual heart, having related so… Continue reading Book To Movie Talk | Love, Simon

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Are The Harry Potter Films Good Adaptations?

Recently I made a post discussing adaptations along with sharing some of my favourite adaptations along with others that are better left forgotten about. I didn’t talk about the Harry Potter films because I felt they warranted their own spotlight. Everyone I know has experienced Harry Potter in their own way and as someone who… Continue reading Are The Harry Potter Films Good Adaptations?

adaptations, children's fiction, discussion, review

Book To Movie Talk | Wonder

*This post contains spoilers* Wonder is another one of those books that I’ve heard about on and off over the past few years but never really had any desire to delve into it… until I saw the trailer for the film adaptation. The story follows ten year old August Pullman who has been living with… Continue reading Book To Movie Talk | Wonder

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What I Look For In Adaptations

More and more we're starting to see adaptations dominating the new releases at cinemas. It's starting to feel like almost every day there's an announcement of another book - primarily Young Adult - that's been picked up by a film company. This is a good thing on many levels because it feels like Young Adult… Continue reading What I Look For In Adaptations

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Movie Announcement | The Hate U Give

Edit: Since making this post, there has been a recast and I have updated this accordingly. The Hate U Give was always going to be big. Given the current political situation and an ever growing push for diverse books in Young Adult, when Angie Thomas burst onto the scene with her debut, it got people… Continue reading Movie Announcement | The Hate U Give

adaptations, discussion, young adult

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before | Movie Announcement

Over the past few years, there has been a steady increase of Young Adult books making it onto the big screen. From Everything, Everything to Simon Vs The Homosapiens Agenda, the newest addition to the list is To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, based on the best-selling series by Jenny Han. The story follows… Continue reading To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before | Movie Announcement

adaptations, Dystopian, review, young adult

Book To Movie Talk | Allegiant

*not spoiler free* When I saw the first trailer for Allegiant, my expectations were low. As more trailers and teasers were released my expectations continued to sink. I doubted the film itself would be good let alone accurate. I knew going into the cinema screen that this adaptation would not be the Allegiant I hold… Continue reading Book To Movie Talk | Allegiant

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Book To Movie Talk | Pan

*Warning: this post is not entirely spoiler free* If anyone was to ever ask me what my all time favourite story is, the answer would without a doubt be Peter Pan. There is something just so beautiful about this place called Neverland, the people who live there, and the adventures you can go on that… Continue reading Book To Movie Talk | Pan