Read the Book, See the Movie Challenge

movie challenge

C.B. James at Rady When You Are, CB is hosting the Read the Book, See the Movie Challenge. He writes:

The Read the Book, See the Movie Challenge is based on a simple idea–read a book, see a movie based on the book, include both in your review. Whether yours is a book blog or a movie blog, this could be a way to add some spice to your posts, expand your outlook, have some fun. Mostly, have some fun.

You don’t have to write full reviews both the movie and the book. You can write a review of one then add a brief paragraph or just a sentence or two about the other at the end.

There are several levels of participation to choose from:

  • Matinee: one book/movie
  • Double Feature: two books/movies
  • Saturday Movie Marathon: four books/movies
  • Film Festival: eight books/movies
  • Festival Jury Member: ten books/movies

Overlaps are fine…and there will be giveaways throughout the year.

  1. Island of the Blue Dolphins, by Scott O’Dell
  2. Stranger with My Face, by Lois Duncan
  3. Gone With The Wind, by Margaret Mitchell
  4. Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte
  5. Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott
  6. Persuasion, by Jane Austen
  7. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Nelle Harper
  8. Wuthering Heights, by Emily bronte
  9. Revolutionary Road, by Richard Yates
  10. War Child, by Emmanuel Jal

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    1. I didn’t know either. I was looking up something else on IMDB, and just put it in to see and it came up. I haven’t read the book or seen the movie but I was reading the book for another challenge, so it’s good to have the crossover.

  1. I am also going to join this challenge – but only at the Double Feature level. I have not yet preselected any titles though. You have some great one listed here, however, that I may have to borrow 🙂
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  2. I can still remember seeing Island of the Blue Dolphins in school and then wanting to read the book so bad! It was never available in the library…too many holds. And then I remember reading the book when it was FINALLY available and not being that impressed with it! I’d love to put this one on my list to read this year to see what I might think of it now!

  3. I haven’t read the book or seen the movie, but I am also reading the book for Shelf Discovery Challenge. I’m glad the movie is good. I was thinking it possible that it might not be.