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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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3 brainy zombie stories for undead lovers

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Full disclosure: I love zombie stories. From The Walking Dead to World War Z, the more brain eaters, the better. But even I’ve been getting a little burnt out on the zombie craze lately. The stories are all shockingly similar: humanity is in peril, zombies are a metaphor for just about everything, and while one solo zombie might not be too bad, watch out for the hoards. So whenever a new type of undead story comes around, I jump at the chance to, well…consume it. That’s why I’m so excited about the new movie, Maggie, opening this Friday. Starring Abigail Breslin as Maggie, and Arnold Schwarzenegger as her loving father, this film promises to flip all zombie conventions on their…

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Jonesin’ for a Fix: Books for TV Addicts — Walking Dead Edition

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TV addiction is real! It is a condition I’m plagued with every day of my life. Now that we’ve established I have a compulsion to watch television on a daily basis (raise your hand if you suffer from this, too), it’s no surprise that I go a bit mad when my shows, in this case, The Walking Dead, finishes up for the season. Why do you do this to us, AMC? It’s torture! Hiatuses are such a drag, especially when you’re invested in a post-apocalyptic world where the dead are trying to eat your brains and the people that you love, or just tolerate, are dropping like flies. Have no fear, Books for TV Addicts are here! The break between…

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