Tag: Novel

The Summer that Melted Everything by Tiffany McDaniel

“The Summer that Melted Everything” by Tiffany McDaniel
Publication date: July 26, 2016
Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
Pages: 320
Rating: ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

Every so often, if you are lucky, you will be introduced to a book that will resonate with you like the timeless works of J.D. Salinger, Harper Lee and S.E. Hinton. The Summer that Melted Everything by Tiffany McDaniel is a novel that should be assigned and studied in literature classes. Professors would praise it for its depth and sensitive subjects. Students would read it cover to cover and be forever changed by the story of Fielding Bliss and his friend Sal.

Here Are the Nominees for Best Picture

You know what they say: never judge a book by its movie. However this year, we may see quite a few exceptions as 7 of the 8 nominated movies for Best Picture at the Oscars are based on novels and publications. Whether it’s due to the performance by the cast or adaptation into screenplay, these films should satisfy readers and book-to-movie critics.

Here are the nominees:

Betrayal: The Crisis in the Catholic Church  The Big Short by Michael Lewis  Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín  The Martian by Andy Weir  The Revenant by Michael Punke  Room by Emma Donoghue  Strangers on a Bridge by James B. Donovan

Other books that were adapted into movies and nominated in other categories are also worth mentioning during this awards season. They are:

Have you read any of these books? and/or seen the movies?

Watch The Oscars live on ABC on February 28 at 7:00AM Eastern Time (4:00PM Pacific Time) to see the winners. Perhaps it will inspire you to read the novels.

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