Bookish links for Saturday, October 5, 2013

Reviews and blog posts that have me adding to my to-read list:

~ More Than This by Patrick Ness, reviewed by Michelle at That’s What She Read

~ Help for the Haunted by John Searles, also reviewed by Michelle

~ Panorama City by Antoine Wilson, reviewed by Sandy at You’ve Gotta Read This

~ A Matter of Days by Amber Kizer, reviewed by Sherry at Semicolon

~ The Different Girl by Gordon Dahlquist, Time Between Us by Tamara Ireland Stone, and The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau, reviewed by Alyce at At Home With Books

~ Mother of Rain by Karen Spears Zacharias, reviewed by Kathy at Bermudaonion

Book to movie news:

~ There will be film adaptations of Emma Donoghue’s Room and Liane Moriarty’s The Husband’s Secret.

~ J.K. Rowling will adapt her Hogwart’s textbook Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them into a film, hoping to start another franchise set in the Harry Potter world.

~ Robert Zemeckis is in talks to direct the film adaptation of Patrick Ness’s Chaos Walking trilogy.

~ Here’s the trailer for the new Great Expectations film.

Other bookish links:

~ The Washington Post: The twenty stages of reading

~ Buzzfeed: 11 faces you make while reading

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12 Responses to Bookish links for Saturday, October 5, 2013

  1. bermudaonion (Kathy)
    Twitter: bermudaonion

    I hope you get Mother of Rain – I think you’d love it.

    • CarrieK
      Twitter: booksandmovies

      Kathy – thanks! My library doesn’t have it, so I’ll have to wait a bit. πŸ™

  2. Sandy
    Twitter: youvegottaread

    My brain is going to explode if they do end up making The Chaos Trilogy. That could go very good or very bad (similar to Life of Pi). I’m also pretty excited about The Husband’s Secret. Now THAT one I can totally see happening. After all these reviews of Help for the Haunted, I’ve added it to my wish list.

  3. Yes, The Twenty Stages of Reading is great!

  4. Melissa's Eclectic Bookshelf
    Twitter: myeclecticbooks

    Time between us looks really good…I have it on my wishlist too and I loved The Testing despite it being so similar to The Hunger Games!

  5. Beth F
    Twitter: BethFishReads

    I didn’t know they were making Husband’s Secret into a movie — It should be good.

    • CarrieK
      Twitter: booksandmovies

      Candace – I really need to read the book to find out what all the fuss is about!

  6. stacybuckeye says:

    I’m excited about a Husband’s Secret movie!