Hearting List #8: Book to Movie Adaptations

Chick literature, dramas, thrillers, YA… they’re some of my favourite genres to read and after finishing a novel I’ve loved there’s nothing I enjoy more than watching a good film adaptation. “The best film adaptations retain the spirit and themes of the books, but turn them into something uniquely cinematic”. Here is a list of some of my favourite. A…

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Still Alice by Lisa Genova

I was browsing HMV a couple of weeks ago and spotted Still Alice on the shelves, I’d seen the trailer for the film but hadn’t realised it was based on a book. Knowing I was quite intrigued by the film trailer and likely to watch the movie at some point I decided to read the book first. I much prefer…

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Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes is the first book in a while that has really gripped me. If I’m honest I haven’t felt like reading for a good month or so, but when I was loaned this book and told I had to read it, I thought I should at least give it a try. For 3 days, all…

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Reading and Watching Lately #4

Reading 1. Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell 2. The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin 3. If I Break by Portia Moore 4. It Started With A Kiss by Lindy Dale 5. Stolen by Lucy Christopher Watching 1. The Best of Me 2. Endless Love 3. Fifty Shades of Grey 4. The Rewrite 5. The Theory of Everything What have…

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Reading and Watching Lately #3

Reading 1. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak 2. Just One Day by Gayle Forman 3. Just One Year by Gayle Forman 4.

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Reading and Watching Lately #2

Reading 1. Hannah’s Choice by Kirsty Jones, Hannah Jones 2. In Between by Jenny B. Jones 3. Lovestruck in London by Rachel Schurig 4. The Profiler by Chris Taylor 5. Stolen Child by Laura Elliot Watching 1. A Long Way Down 2. Gone Girl 3. Love, Rosie 4. The Other Woman 5. The Woman In Black What have you been…

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Booklist #1

Escaping into the pages of a book is my favourite pastime when commuting to work so I tend to get through a fair few books. When I’m feeling uninspired by the books in my Kindle library I like to skim through the Top 100 free Kindle Books. Free books are added on a regular basis, sometimes for a limited time,…

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