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The 3 Jojo Moyes Books We’re Definitely Reading After Seeing ‘Me Before You’

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I have been counting down the seconds until Me Before You (Pamela Dorman Books, 2012) is released in theaters on June 3 (today, yay!). Ever since I read the book by Jojo Moyes, I haven’t been able to get this incredible story out of my head. I laughed, I cried, I cried some more, and I promptly reread it as soon as I finished. This book is awesome, and I have high hopes for the movie version. Luckily, the adorable trailer hasn’t let me down yet:   Critics have been calling this the most romantic movie of the year, which is always a good sign. It’s not easy to capture the magic of a book on screen, but Me Before You…

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4 YA Book-to-Movie Adaptations You Didn’t See (But Definitely Should)!

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As a huge YA reader, I’m the first one in line when one of my favorite books gets turned into a movie. It’s even more fun if the crowd is just as excited, waiting for days to get tickets, or even staying up all night for a midnight showing. But for every The Hunger Games, there are still those small or indie adaptations that don’t necessarily get the love they deserve. Which is a shame, as some of the more obscure films blow the big-budget blockbusters out of the water. So in the spirit of fairness, here are four YA book-to-movie adaptations that you’ve probably never heard of, but should go watch immediately: How I Live Now (2013) I first read How…

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Hey, Hollywood! Your Next Hot Movie Franchise Should be Katherine Neville’s Books

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One day somebody at Disney woke up and realized that there are eight Mary Poppins books and decided to cash in on that revelation with a new live-action movie. Not that I have anything against our favorite umbrella-wielding British nanny, but seriously Hollywood, is this all you’ve got? Apparently they’ve never read anything by Katherine Neville. Hailed by The Washington Post as “a feminist answer to Raiders of the Lost Ark,” Neville’s 1988 cult classic The Eight (Ballantine Books, 1997) is an international bestseller in more than 40 languages. Now available in eBook for the first time ever, it’s time that a new generation of readers discovered the Neville-verse of romance, history, mysticism, espionage and secret societies. Call me crazy,…

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