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Monday, January 20, 2014

2014 Book to Movie Challenge

This challenge is being hosted by Katie over at Doing Dewey and Sergio of Tipping My Fedora.

Here are the details copied from Katie's blog:

2014 Book to Movie Challenge 2

Like last year, the rules are simple and few. I’ll post a linky where you can share your reviews, but this thing works on the honor system. If you want to challenge yourself to only watch movies coming out this year or to make sure you always read the book and watch the movie during 2014, that’s great. But I won’t hold you to it Personally, I usually count two hours of a TV show as enough to call it watched since that’s about as long as most movies. Again though, this challenge is all about having fun, so it’s really up to you.

To enter, just click through to the linky at the bottom of this post and link to a post on your blog mentioning the challenge and the challenge level you’re attempting. You can change challenge levels at any time and the challenge levels are the same as last year:

Movie Fan - read 3 books and watch their movies
Movie Devotee - read 6 books and watch their movies
Movie Lover - read 9 books and watch their movies
Movie Aficionado - read 12 books and watch their movies
Movie Auteur - read 24 books and watch their movies

This year, I’ve decided to make this a little more fun by adding a giveaway at some point during the year (NOT contingent on progress in the challenge), as well as a few read-a-longs (The Maze Runner in September anyone?). Other than that, everything is pretty much the same. Add an e-mail to the linky if you want my quarterly check-in posts e-mailed to you. Otherwise, feel free to put gibberish in that spot since inlinkz won’t let you leave it blank. Happy reading and watching!

If you would like to join me in the challenge, click on the challenge badge at the beginning of this post.

I am aiming for MOVIE FAN LEVEL (read 3 books and watch their movies).

I am going to keep track of my progress below (and list some books on my TBR list that would qualify for this challenge):
  1. The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson 
  2. The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty
  3. Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane
  4. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde or 
  5. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
  6. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
  7. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë or 
  8. Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris
  9. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson (Millennium, Book #1)
  10. The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
  11. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games, Book #1)
  12. The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for joining the book to movie challenge! I love how many classics you have on your list and can't wait to read your reviews :)


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