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Read the Movie, Watch the Book: Part Two!

Posted over 2 years ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics, Movies and Music, Mysteries and Thrillers, Nature and Travel and New Books and Movies | Tagged with adaptations, films and movies

Which is better - the book or the film? Each version always has its champion. For the most part, seeing a visual interpretation of a book is worth the time spent. Continue reading to explore a selection of book to film adaptations coming out in 2017.

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Crazy About Jane

Posted over 3 years ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Fiction, History and Politics and Movies and Music | Tagged with adaptations, biographies, classic literature, Historical Fiction, Jane Austen, Jane Austen Adaptations, Jane Austen Read-Alikes, miniseries, period dramas and social life and customs

The great thing about Jane Austen’s work is that it’s easy to find something to love, because she writes with sincerity and humanity with a dash of wit thrown in from time to time to keep us on our toes. It's no wonder people around the world are crazy about Jane Austen to this day.

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