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Books I Want to Read Before Seeing Their Adaptations

I feel like I don’t talk about book adaptations enough on this blog. To be honest, I’m pretty terrible at keeping up with movies (I literally just watched  539 more words


Children’s Literature and Christmas Adverts

Anna Purkiss is a first-year PhD student, researching children’s responses to representations of disability in children’s literature.

It is snowing as I am writing this here in Cambridge, so I am humming ‘I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas’ and feeling very Christmassy! 924 more words

Children's Literature

"Read the Manga" Endings and the Failure of Adaptations

I remember the first time I sat down to watch the show Btooom! It had peaked my interest after reading the plot description, so I opened up my laptop and began watching. 469 more words


'Ready Player One' Gets an Official Trailer and a Sequel

The Ready Player One trailer has arrived, and it’s far more promising than that poorly Photoshopped poster that hit the internet yesterday.

Even more exciting? In conjunction with the trailer release, author Ernest Cline announced during a Facebook livestream that he is hard at work on a… 276 more words



They’re everywhere this time of year – people we’ve lost in 2017, year-in-review news headlines, predictions that did or didn’t come true. All the irresolute resolutions. 413 more words


Movie Vs. Book: The Hunger Games

I’ve been promising I’d do one of these forever, so here we are.  I decided to watch The Hunger Games and share my thoughts while watching while simultaneously comparing it to the book.   1,379 more words


Dark Beacon

Dark Beacon by W.J. McCabe

This is the abstract drawing the above is an adaptation of: 7 more words