Tale of Desperaux

The Book Author: Kate DiCamillo © 2003 Published by Candlewick Press The Movie Directed by: Sam Fell, Robert Stevenhagen Starring: Matthew Broderick, Dustin Hoffman, Emma Watson Released: December 19, 2008 Rated: G The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread joins the genre of […]


twilight book movie comparison

The Book Author: Stephenie Meyer © 2005 Published by Little, Brown and Company The Movie Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson Released: November 21, 2008 Rated: PG-13 Twilight, the biggest book phenomenon among young adults since Harry Potter introduces Bella Swan, an incredibly average teenage girl, and Edward Cullen, her incredibly unusual […]

The Notebook

the notebook book movie comparison

The Book Author: Nicholas Sparks © 1996 Published by Grand Central Publishing The Movie Directed by: Nick Cassavetes Starring: Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams, Gena Rowlands Released: June 25, 2004 Rated: PG-13   The Notebook has been highlighted as one of the best love stories of our time, and it well could be. Of course, this […]

Love in the Time of Cholera

Novel Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez Published: Vintage Books, © 1998 Movie: Director: Mike Newell Starring: Benjamin Bratt, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Javier Bardem Release: November 2007 I expected Love in the Time of Cholera to be a beautiful love story – perhaps one that would join the line of Gone with the Wind. In some ways, it […]