Friday, May 27, 2011

Hoppin' time!

Book Blogger Hop

Question of the Week: "What book-to-movie adaption have you most liked? Which have you disliked?"

I loved Practical Magic, I thought the movie was sooo much better than the book. And I also loved The Notebook. Oh! And I have to throw in Girl, Interupted :P Which have I disliked?  I just recently saw Beastly, and I liked the book so much more. I wasn't the biggest fan of the movie adaptation. I thought it was really rushed and skipped a lot of the books most important scenes.

Question of the Week: How many books do you read in a week? And in what format do you read them, or listen to them?

I read about 1-2 books a week. Hard copies. I read e-books from time to time but not very often.

Happy Hoppin' everyone! 
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  1. I agree with you completely about Practical Magic - I could barely recognise that the film and the book were the same story. The film's much better!

  2. Interesting answers, happy Friday!

  3. I haven't read Practical Magic so can't comment.

    I love your blog header. Hopping by from FF. Here's mine:


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  4. Gah, I love the film Practical Magic - I always imagined the book to be so good...i think i'll still have to read just to see!

  5. Let’s kick off Memorial Day Weekend with some scandal and controversy.

    I absolutely loved every minute of the Lord of the Rings films and felt they hit the mark when they brought Tolkien’s masterpiece to the big screen.
    (ducking as rotten tomatoes are thrown at me as the torches are lit and the pitchforks raised)

    Wait, wait. I can explain! Hop on over to my blog and hear me out –

    Howard A. Sherman, Implementor

  6. I really want to read Girl, Interrupted. I love the movie. I agree about The Notebook. To me, both the book and the movie are good on their own merits.

    For me, Gone with the Wind is my favorite movie, although not-so-favorite book.


  7. I haven't seen Practical Magic but I heard that it was good. I didn't know it was a book as well. Happy Hopping.

  8. I also love the notebook, although various adaptations appeal to me. I mean who can forget the forms of writing "The King's Speech" went through before it was turned into a film! That's ace!


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