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Five Times I Liked the Book Better than the Movie

A while ago I wrote a post about movies I liked better than the books, and in that post I wrote about how you can't really compare books and movies and how they're different mediums and different ways of story telling and that I don't think the book is automatically better than the movie etc. etc. Well, today I decided to throw all that in the wind and write a post about books that I liked better than the movies πŸ˜› Let's get started!

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Book Reviews

Beyond a Darkened Shore by Jessica Leake

β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜†β˜† Ciara, Princess of Mide, is shunned by her clansmen because of her strange and disturbing abilities. She's able to take control of her enemies' minds and bodies, and so defeat them. She trains and fights with the men in combat, and tries to earn her father's approval this way. But then a mysterious crow comes and sends her a horrible vision of terrifying monsters killing her beloved sisters. When her clansmen dismiss the warnings, she allies herself with Northman and former enemy Leif, and together they set out to save the world from a terrible fate.

Book Reviews

Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Simon is gay, closeted, and likes to keep it that way, for now. He's happy with his friends, the play he's in, and his e-mails with an anonymous gay boy, Blue. But then an e-mail falls into the wrong hands, and he's being blackmailed, and his world is turned upside down.