Musing Mondays (3/28)

THIS WEEK’S RANDOM QUESTION: Have you ever read a book after watching the movie/television version only to find that you don’t like the book as much as the adaptation?

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Katiebird ODs on Outlander…

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In less than a month, the Outlander mini series on Starz is going to resume!! I am so excited that I decided to move forward in my reading of the series by Diana Gabaldon, and start Drums of Autumn. At the same time, I am also rewatching all of the previous episodes of Outlander.

That is what I mean by OVERDOSING. LOL! Check out my thoughts on the series and the fourth book, Drums of Autumn.

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Making Up For Monday: Does Length = Satisfaction?

This week’s Making Up For Monday topic:

What is the longest book you have ever read? Was is worth the length?

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Man Candy Monday: Hot Guys in Kilts!

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After a two week absence I’m happy to be bringing you a new edition of Man Candy Monday. Did you miss us?!? 😉

 

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A Few Thoughts on Outlander (episode #1) No Spoilers!

Last night was the premiere episode of Outlander on the Starz network, and I wanted to share my thoughts with you. Don’t worry if you haven’t seen it yet because there will be NO spoilers involved.

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Dream Cast for the Gabriel Inferno series- Canadian Style!

A reader and fan had an absolutely fantastic idea about creating a dream cast for the Gabriel Inferno series using all Canadian actors/actresses. As SR is Canadian and so much of the series takes place there I wanted to share her choices with you. I think they’re all terrific!

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Top Ten Tuesday with Elena: Favorite Movie Adaptations of Classics

 

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Top Ten Tuesday is is an original feature/weekly meme hosted by  The Broke and the Bookish.

This week’s topic is about classics and bloggers could spin the topic however they liked. I chose to talk about my Top Ten Movie Adaptations of Classic Novels. I personally love classics, and I think they’re really worth the read. They have so much to offer and there’s no more thought-provoking book than a classic… They have also inspired so many contemporary writers, and no matter which period we live in, classic novels are evergreen.

This is proved by the many movie adaptations of these books. Some of them are spectacular and stay true to the classic and its characters. Some others end up leaving out important themes and crucial scenes, sometimes because of the running time, sometimes because some directors favor sceneries and the visual impact instead of the actual story.

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