The Good German by Joseph Kanon

One of my picks for the Lit Flicks Challenge hosted by Jessica at The Bluestocking Society was The Good German by Joseph Kanon. First I read the book and then several weeks later I watched the movie directed by Steven Soderbergh starring George Clooney, Cate Blanchett and Tobey Maguire.  I loved the book and hated the… Continue reading The Good German by Joseph Kanon

The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer

After witnessing a portion of the release party for Breaking Dawn I had to read the books for myself to understand what the big fuss was all about.  I mostly borrowed the books of a co-worker and I finished Breaking Dawn during the Labor Day weekend.  (A lot of the time I read faster than… Continue reading The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer

The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler

I finished The Good German over the weekend but I’m waiting to watch the movie before I review it.  For now, you’ll get a bonus review of The Jane Austen Book Club which qualifies as part of the Lit Flicks Challenge. I had no intention of watching the movie and when I looked at the… Continue reading The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler

Lit Flicks Challenge Meme

As part of the Lit Flicks Challenge, a meme has been posted and I thought I’d share my answers with  you.  Feel free to share your own answers! 1. Are you more likely to see a movie if it’s based on a book? It really depends on whether or not the book is something I’ve ever… Continue reading Lit Flicks Challenge Meme

Lit Flicks Challenge Begins

During the last few months I’ve come across different book challenges on book reviewer blogs.  Each one has a different premise and/or goal.  I’ve come across a challenge that is nearly tailor made for me.  It’s the Lit Flicks Challenge!  Here are some of the rules: Challenge runs from September 1, 2008 to February 28, 2009. Read… Continue reading Lit Flicks Challenge Begins