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Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief: how the hell has adapting this been so hard?! (How’s This Book?)

There are dozens of infamous adaptations. Name a video game movie that doesn't have the word 'Pokemon' in the title, and it will have infamy tied to its name. The film version of 'Avatar: The Last Airbender' has gone down as one of the worst movies of all time, if not the worst. Adapting a work from… Continue reading Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief: how the hell has adapting this been so hard?! (How’s This Book?)

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Murder on the Orient Express: i’m never riding on a train again… (How’s This Book?)

Written By: Agatha Christie Published By: Colins Crime Club Page Count: 315 Release Date: January 1st, 1935 Link to Purchase (Amazon) That's right baby! Its time to talk about one of the finest works from the Queen of Mystery herself! The story that spawned numerous 'murder on a train' stories. Be honest. You've written one.… Continue reading Murder on the Orient Express: i’m never riding on a train again… (How’s This Book?)

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The Way of Kings: Time Commitment of the Decade (How’s This Book?)

Written By: Brandon Sanderson As Part of the 'Stormlight Archive' Series Published By: Tor Books Release Date: August 31st, 2010 Page Count: 1007 (Hardcover) Narrated By: Kate Reading and Michael Kramer Link to Purchase Consider this a follow-up to last week's 'TV Thursday' post. I'll leave a link to that at the bottom of this… Continue reading The Way of Kings: Time Commitment of the Decade (How’s This Book?)

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The Silmarillion: Religious History Textbook, Fantasy Edition

Written By: J.R.R. Tolkien Edited By: Christopher Tolkien Page Count: 365 Narrated By: Martin Shaw Published: September 15th, 1977 Link to Purchase Of all the writers that have ever published a book at any point in their lives, none have inspired me more than J.R.R. Tolkien. His characters and world inspired me more than anything… Continue reading The Silmarillion: Religious History Textbook, Fantasy Edition

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Good Omens: A Demon, An Angel, and The Anti-Christ (How’s This Book?)

Written By: Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman Published By: Gollancz (UK) and Workman (US) Narrated By: Martin Jarvis Page Count: 288 Release Date: May 1st, 1990 Link to Purchase (Amazon) On the 31st of this month, Amazon Prime will be debuting their latest original streaming series: 'Good Omens'. Naturally, the series trailer caught my eye,… Continue reading Good Omens: A Demon, An Angel, and The Anti-Christ (How’s This Book?)

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Ready Player One: Not a Game I’d Play (How’s This Book?)

Author: Ernest Cline Published By: Random House Audio Version Narrated By: Wil Wheaton Page Count: 385 Publication Date: August 16th, 2011 Link to Purchase (Amazon) I can still remember when this book first came out. It took the world, or at least the corner of it I lived in, by storm! Most people I knew… Continue reading Ready Player One: Not a Game I’d Play (How’s This Book?)