Books to Movies 2018

Books to read before they hit the big screen in 2018

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Forever My Girl by Heidi McLaughlin

Film adaptation expected January 19


 

Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton

Film adaptation titled 12 Horses expected January 19


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Monster by Walter Dean Myers

Film adaptation premiering at the Sundance Film Festival January 22

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Ready Player One

Ready Player One

By Ernest Cline

Review by Kate Boyle

I just finished Ready Player One for the third time in three years. An exciting, futuristic romp with a 1980s nostalgic twist, I find Ready Player One firmly embedded on my top ten list. I find, however, that it isn’t all that easy to describe.

Living in the stacks of Oklahoma City (literally stacks of trailers,) Wade Watt’s derives joy from one thing. He searches for deceased tech guru James Halliday’s easter eggs in the OASIS. Life on Earth is bad. Extreme poverty and dangerous climate change has driven the majority of society to seek solace in the OASIS, a virtual reality world where you can do pretty much anything. Continue reading