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William P. Young

2017’s Best: Our Favorite Books Turned into Major Motion Pictures

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Every year, we patiently await the arrival of film adaptations derived from some of our favorite novels and every year Hollywood does not disappoint! This year, our favorites include a piece of little known history, scary clowns, steamy romance, and a murder mystery classic.  If they aren’t on your must-read list already, mark them down for 2018!   January 2017: Hidden Figures, Margot Lee Shetterly Of course we have to jumpstart this list with our pick for January, the New York Times Bestseller, Hidden Figures, which tells the true story of the black female mathematicians that changed the way we see NASA today. Without their achievements in the calculations they made every day, we wouldn’t see some of the greatest breakthroughs we’ve…

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If You Love ‘The Shack,’ Check Out These Inspiring Novels

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The movie adaptation of William P. Young’s bestselling inspirational novel, The Shack, came out on March 3, and we could not wait to get to the theater and check it out. We’ve been fans of Young ever since reading The Shack almost nine years ago — and we’re happy to say we finally saw it and the movie is just as good as the heartfelt novel. Even the trailer is guaranteed to give you goosebumps: Starring Sam Worthington as Mack Phillips and Octavia Spencer as “Papa,” the story is about grief, healing and how we find the strength to go on after extreme tragedy. Despite his dark past, Mack has created a happy family life with his wife, Nan (Radha Mitchell), and…

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