Top Ten: Books on My TBR Because of Their Adaptation

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s theme was a book to movie freebie, so I decided to list ten books on my TBR because I saw their movie or TV adaptation.

Atonement by Ian McEwan → Atonement
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller → The Dark Knight Rises
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty → Big Little Lies
Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan → Crazy Rich Asians
Divergent by Veronica Roth → Divergent

The Magicians by Lev Grossman → The Magicians
Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang → Arrival
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han → To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh → Trainspotting
Watchmen by Alan Moore → Watchmen

Top Ten: Books that Were Enough

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s theme was a freebie! Below are ten books that were made into movies but the book was just, like, so meh that I couldn’t bear to watch the film.

Austenland by Shannon Hale // A Dog’s Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron // Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer // House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III // Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs // One Day by David Nicholls // One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey // The Road by Cormac McCarthy // The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides

Top Ten: Book-to-Movie Adaptations I Still Need to Watch

logo-TopTenTuesdayTop Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme was book-to-movie adaptations I still need to watch / to which I’m looking forward. And, since I have so many freakin’ films on my to-watch list, the following are ones that have come out within the last year (or so).

ttt_BeastsOfNoNation

Beasts of No Nation, based on Beasts of No Nation by Uzodinma Iweala

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Dark Places, based on Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

ttt_DiaryOfATeenageGirl

The Diary of a Teenage Girl, based on The Diary of a Teenage Girl: An Account in Words and Pictures by Phoebe Gloeckner

ttt_Foxcatcher

Foxcatcher, based on Foxcatcher: The True Story of My Brother’s Murder, John du Pont’s Madness, and the Quest for Olympic Gold by Mark Schultz

ttt_Mockingjay

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, based on Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

ttt_Martian

The Martian, based on The Martian by Andy Weir

ttt_PaperTowns

Paper Towns, based on Paper Towns by John Green

ttt_Room

Room, based on Room by Emma Donoghue

ttt_TheoryOfEverything

The Theory of Everything, based on Travelling to Infinity by Jane Hawking

ttt_Unbroken

Unbroken, based on Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand