Meme, What Are You Reading?

What are you Reading? Monday, Aug. 17, 2009

What are You Reading on Mondays

For It’s Monday! What are you reading this week? is a weekly event to celebrate what we are reading for the week. Post the books completed last week, the books currently being read, and the books to be finish this week. Feel free to pile on a little extra.

If you’d like to join in this weekly event, please include a link to this post. That way others can find it and join in.

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What I finished this past week:

  1. Swimsuit by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro

What I’m currently reading:

  1. Executive Privilege by Phillip Margolin

What I’ll be starting this week:

  1. Roadside Crosses by Jeffery Deaver
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Meme, Musing Mondays

Musing Mondays – Aug. 17, 2009

Musing Mondays (BIG)

Today’s MUSING MONDAYS post is about movies …

How do you react to movies made of your favourite books (or even not-so-favourite books)? Do you look forward to seeing them, or avoid them? Do you like to have read the book before seeing the movie?

Okay, this is really an easy one for me. As a general rule, I don’t really much care for movies based on books that I’ve read. The exception: Harry Potter. But this is really because the movie is never as good as the book, not even close in a lot of situations. I can even tell you that I was disappointed in the 6th HP movie recently because the books is just that good … the movie was bound to pale in comparison in my opinion. I prefer to read the book before I see the movie, but I don’t force myself to wait to see the movie if I want to see it bad enough.