Tolerating Book To Screen Adaptions?!

Welcome to the world where producers take your favourite books and ruin them! *starts clapping* Bravo! Thank you! Thank you so much for ruining my childhood!! Thank you so much for ruining my life.

…Okay, I’m exaggerating here. Harry Potter was phenomenal and Hunger Games fated pretty well. I’ll give some franchises the benefit of the doubt, but come on, 60% of the time our book-turned-movies don’t feat very well. 99% of the time, us book lovers, can find at least one thing wrong with the movie. Anything from casting to story line to quotes, we will find something we don’t like. I think book lovers are the most pickiest critiques out there! Nonetheless, it’s not like we don’t appreciate the movie itself. It’s a BOOK come to life, but to what extent do we tolerate the book to screen adaptions that don’t always turn out how we envisioned them on the flat screen TVs in our heads? (That was a mouthful.)Read More »

Buying vs Borrowing

Which is better? Buying or Borrowing?

As a fellow book nerd and addict, I want to address the issue of buying and borrowing books. I found that I talked with everyone about my situation about purchasing my favourite novels versus just going to the library and taking books out. In these conversations, I just talk about it but I never really took the time to write the pros and cons of each situation, buying or borrowing. So, in the end, which is better?Read More »