Category Archives: Book Reviews

September Book and a Movie: Atonement

Book: Atonement (2001) by Ian McEwan Movie: Atonement (2007) directed by Joe Wright Screenplay by: Christopher Hampton The set up: Each month four of us (women ages 20-45) pick a book that has been made into a movie. We read the book and then get together for thematic food and to watch the movie. On the menu: We …

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Psycho: Movie and a Book for August

Movie: Psycho (1960) Alfred Hitchcock Book: Psycho (1959) by Robert Bloch. The set up: Each month four of us (women ages 20-45) pick a book that has been made into a movie. We read the book and then get together for thematic food and to watch the movie. On the menu: We don’t know what the others are bringing. …

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My thoughts on The Bad Girl & The Wolf Gift

I’m doing kind of a double book review here as well as a self analyses as a reader.  The two books,The Bad Girl: A Novelby Mario Vargas Llosa, and The Wolf Gift by Anne Rice, may seem like an unlikely duo. However, I reacted to both in the same way: I stopped reading them. I …

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