Tag: Books into movies

Allegiant (Divergent #3) by Veronica Roth

Like many of the reviews I’ve seen on Goodreads, I must say that I’m unsure exactly what to say, or how to even review this.  Also like at least one other review, I loved Divergent, Insurgent kind of was the usual middle book, not really great, but okay to get through to the next book. […]

Posted October 28, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 4 Comments

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Yes, I know I’m way behind everyone else on this one.  I’ve been meaning to read it for awhile.  But it was a big book, and I just had so many other things to read, that I just kept putting it on the back burner.  Finally I decided that it was time to read it […]

Posted October 25, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 6 Comments

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

I’d wanted to read this book since I first saw the ad for the movie that came out earlier this year with Leonardo DiCaprio.  But just never got around to it.  Plus, I’d also decided lately not to read books right before the movies, just because I’d been disappointed so often, e.g. The Hunger Games […]

Posted July 21, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments

My Favorite Books to Movies/Television Shows

Today I’m going to talk about the books that I love that have been turned into movies and what I thought of them.  So there are going to be some good ones, and some bad ones here. 1.  I loved the Twilight series.  The books I mean.  Loved, loved, loved them!  I know many people […]

Posted August 23, 2012 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments

First Impression of The Hunger Games Movie

Okay, as this is a book blog, and The Hunger Games movie is based on the book, I feel I can go ahead and give my opinion on the movie.  I’m not going to make a big deal about how the book is always better than the movie, because that just goes without saying.  First, […]

Posted March 23, 2012 by Lisa Mandina in / 16 Comments