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2016 Book-To-Movie Adaptations that Lived Up to its Literary Counterpart

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You know the saying, “never judge a book by its cover?” Well, I’m going to shake it up a bit and throw this one out to you: how about never judge a book by its movie adaptation. For most people, the book is almost always better than the movie—typically you prefer to read a book before seeing the story in its movie form and that’s usually the case for most movie goers. But, every so often you stumble upon some hidden gems in the entertainment world that don’t totally screw up its literary counterpart. They’re just as good, if not better, than the book it’s based off of. Now, I’m not saying that every single movie on this list knocked it…

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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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Heat Index: 5 Hot New Books Deserving of Their Own Category

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Have you ever had a completely random pile of books that you’re dying to read but don’t know which one to start first? That was my dilemma this week for Heat Index. Each of the books that I picked is fabulous in its own right, but I just didn’t have a category that each one fit in. That is, until I had five of them and the category made itself! From a magical and dystopian world, to WWII, to love a second time around, there’s something here for everybody. The Gilded Life of Matilda Duplaine, Alex Brunkhorst (MIRA Books, September 22, 2015) “Brunkhorst’s story is full of memorable characters and contains a first-rate plot; the latter will delightfully surprise the reader.…

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