Category: Book Vs. Movie

Petals On The Wind – Movie Thoughts

I grew up on VC Andrews books…. in fact last year, my first book of the year was the first book in this series, Flowers In The Attic.  I reread it because the movie was coming out and I wanted to have the story…

Maze Runner – Movie

James Dashner’s book, The Maze Runner became a movie this year.  Way to go James!   All Thomas knows is that he wakes up in a world he is unfamiliar with.  He is surrounded by other male teens and is welcomed to the Glade….

Mockingjay Book VS Movie

Mockingjay, the third and final book in the Hunger Games series came out published by Scholastic in 2010.  As I looked back on my review of this book I had to laugh as I reviewed it three days after it was released…. hmmmm…. anxious…

Gone Girl – Book VS. Movie

Woo hoo!  Finally, 10 days after the opening of the movie, I made it to see Gone Girl!  The movie made from the book whose spoiler page has become by far my all time most popular post on Book Journey.  Seriously, here are the…

This Is Where I Leave You….Book VS. Movie

By now you have probably heard the hype…Jonathan Tropper’s book This Is Where I Leave You was made into a movie! I love it when books are made into movies!  I love to see the director’s vision of the story compared to mine… honestly,…

The Chocolate War Book VS. Movie

  Jerry Renault is sent to a Catholic school after his mom has died.  The school is very strict and has a yearly chocolate sale that all students are EXPECTED to participate in.  Brother Leon gets it in his heard that the school can…

One For The Money – The Book and the Movie Review

  A long time ago…  (long before this blog or before I even knew what a blog was) I had read Janet Evanovich’s book One For The Money.  It was light, it was funny.  It was about this big haired girl named Stephanie Plum…

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston (Audio and Movie Review)

UNABRIDGED | view abridged by Zora Neale Hurston Narrated by Ruby Dee Janie Crawford is a beautiful free-spirited Southern Black girl in the 1930’s.  With her parents long dead, Janie is raised be her grandmother.  At sixteen she is seen kissing the neighbor boy,…

The Painted Veil (Movie Vs. Book)

As the story goes… Kitty (Naomi Watts) has found herself to be quite choosy on who she will choose as a husband.  It certainly it is not from lack of effort on the men’s part, yet Kitty knows she is beautiful and really feels…