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Brian Stewart
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Language is music to me; I want to make the words I write sing.
Language is music to me; I want to make the words I write sing.

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Next up, looking at some film-book adaptations that I liked or thought were decent. Some recurring patterns emerge in the reasons I think they were successful...

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Books Adapted Into Film: The Good and the Meh.
In my last post I talked about the main things I think are necessary for a book-to-film adaptation to be successful. To summarize, they were as follows: remaining faithful to the core parts and principles of the source material even if you have to make some...

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The first in a series of articles I plan on writing about books adapted into film. This post will outline the three main elements I consider to be important in determining the success or failure of any attempts.

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Books Adapted Into Film
A note to start, this
post will be about books that I've read that were turned into a TV show or
movie that I've also seen. I won't include those where I've only read the book
or only seen the show/movie, so this list will be incomplete compared to that
man...

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It's been a while, and I won't make excuses. Instead, I'll write a bunch of two paragraph reviews of about ten books that I've read since my last blog. None will contain spoilers, for those who have that concern.

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Catching Up
Yeah, I haven't written a blog entry here in a while. Rather than writing a bunch of reviews, here's a quick rundown of what I've read since my last blog and how much I liked them. No spoilers, so no worries! Burial Rites by Hannah Kent Taking place in Icel...

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That moment when you finish the book you've been waiting a long time for, and you have nothing to do but wait for the next one...

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That Moment When... New Book Edition
So today Brandon Sanderson's new Stormlight Archive book, Words of Radiance, came out. You might have heard. I have it as my favourite all-time fantasy series that's out there , and that was before the second book even came out. It was that good. Was the se...

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I just wrote a review for House of Blades by Will Wight. It's probably not a book even most fantasy fans would know, but they should. It reminded me a lot of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn. I'd be tickled pink if you checked out my blog to see why.
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