Books, Films, Fun, Pop culture, Reviews

The Hunger Games vs. Twilight

I went to see The Hunger Games yesterday. I won’t post another review as I’m a long way behind the rest (although I will say I loved it). Instead, in honour of the film and another favourite of mine Twilight, I thought I’d pitch the YA series’ against each other. Warning: contains spoilers so don’t… Continue reading The Hunger Games vs. Twilight

Books, Films

Books to films

The Host - an adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's adult sci-fi novel is to hit cinemas in 2013 it's been announced. Although a while away, I am excited to see what they do with this book but pretty nervous - if you haven't read it tells the story of an alien invasion of earth where human… Continue reading Books to films

Books, My fave things, Special Days

World Book Day

Yesterday was World Book Day over here in the UK so to celebrate here is a list of my favourite books and why I enjoy them so much ... 1. Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want… Continue reading World Book Day

Films, Reviews

Breaking Dawn film countdown

  Wow, I had to post that! Soooo excited about Breaking Dawn and this photo confirms it will be as romantic and steamy as the book! Yay! Book Quotes: I’ve been waiting a century to marry you, Miss Swan. (Edward) Sometimes it was so easy to forget that I was kissing a vampire. (Bella) Fire… Continue reading Breaking Dawn film countdown

Musings, Personal

Do I write what I read?

I really enjoy reading young adult novels and the recent spate of paranormal themed tales inspired me in my own writing. So much so I completed a YA fantasy novel last year. The problem was that no agent wanted to snap it up. Now I am wondering whether to start the second YA fantasy I… Continue reading Do I write what I read?

Books, Films, My fave things, Reviews

YA films I can’t wait for….

A wealth of films from my fave YA books are on their way and I am really looking forward to seeing them. Twilight has shown that you can really ace an adaptation so I'm hopeful that these will also stick to the source material and not disappoint. 1. Fallen by Lauren Kate This bewitching story… Continue reading YA films I can’t wait for….