One Time the Film Was Better than the Book (Yes I said It)

The book is always better than the film, right? That’s a rule I almost always live by. But there are some exceptions (I binged the Netflix version of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events during lockdown, and I hate to admit I preferred it to the books. At least in this, Snicket’s lengthy explanationsContinue reading “One Time the Film Was Better than the Book (Yes I said It)”

One Day

Name: One Day Author: David Nicholls Published: 2009 Song: Yesterday by the Beatles 15th July 1988: Emma and Dexter meet for the first time on the night of their graduation. Tomorrow they must go their separate ways. So where will they be on this one day next year? And the year after that? And everyContinue reading “One Day”

Skellig

Name: Skellig Author: David Almond Published: 1998 Michael finds a man in the crumbling garage. An ancient man, if you can even call him a man at all, half bird, half beast. The only┬áperson he can confide in is Mina, and together they explore this weird and wonderful world of love, death and Skellig. YouContinue reading “Skellig”

READY PLAYER ONE: the film or the book?

I’ve completed my first 10 book blogs (yay!) so I thought I might do something different, so here it is. Ready Player One is a sci-fi book set in the future, where humans have burnt up the ozone layer and pretty much all other life forms; their only escape is a free virtual reality called theContinue reading “READY PLAYER ONE: the film or the book?”