Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Books to Movies reading challenge

  This challenge is simple.  To read as many books and see the movie versions of the same story.  If I have read it and seen it, I will list it here.  Feel free to join me or give recommendations.  Mind that I am propbably missing some that I have both seen and read but I will strive to be as thorough as possible.

Amazingly enough, there are THOUSANDS that are now both.  My goal is roughly 1,000 of these.  Going to take a long time...

1.  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling 
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling 
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
5.  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling  
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling 
Twilight  by Stephanie Meyers
New Moon by Stephanie Meyers 
10.  Eclipse  by Stephanie Meyers 
Breaking Dawn  by Stephanie Meyers
Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien
15.  Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare
Alice (Adventures) in Wonderland by Lewis Carrol
A Series of Unfortunate Events (Read the 1st book) by Lemony Snicket
The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
Prince Caspian by C.S Lewis
20.  Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis
The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis
Bridge to Terebithia by Katherine Patterson
Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans
25.  Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh
The Baby-Sitters Club by Ann M. Martin
The Client by John Grisham
Interview with a Vampire by Anne Rice
The Secret Garden by Frances Burnett
30.   Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
Anna to the Infinite Power
The Princess Diaries
Inkheart
Fifty Shades of Grey
35.  Charlotte's Web
A New Hope
The Empire Strikes Back
Return of the Jedi
Perks of Being a Wallflower
40.  Frankenstein
City of Bones
Insurgent
Coraline
The Giver
45.  Memoirs of a Geisha
The Maze Runner
A Monster Calls

So, I need to pick things up here.  Several I have seen, but not read or vice-versa.  Any recommendations of what to read next?

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