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Top 10 Books Vs Movies

As those of you who visit my blog regularly might already know, I recently completed a couple of month long blogging challenges. One of the themes was books vs movies, and when this week’s topic over at Top 10 Tuesday was just that, I just had to shortlist The Top 10 Books vs Movies from the 26 🙂

Once Upon a Time, Long, Long, Ago,

(well, not really too long ago), a Top 10 List was being created, unaware of it’s origins in the A to Z of things. So keep reading, dear reader, to find out which were the lucky 10 that made it.

The Top 10 Books vs Movies

The Book Thief

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The Book Thief has become one of my favorite books since I read it a few years ago. Markus Zusak knows how to reach out to his audience and grip their hearts directly! For me, the book was a clear winner in this case. You can pick your choice below.

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Coraline

top 10 books vs movies  #coraline

What do I say about a girl called Coraline? I watched the movie first, loved the title scene, and the movie itself. I then read the book (bowing now to the mastery of Neil Gaiman)!

The book it was for me. You can pick your choice below.

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The Fault in Our Stars

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Both the book and the movie left me bawling; and it was a very close finish in this case with the book winning by a bit. What about you? Pick below!

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Gone With the Wind

#bookvsmovie #gwtw

Gone With the Wind – I think I surprised myself when I completed reading this whopping volume of a book; and had enjoyed it too! Watched the movie with the book in hand, shushing everyone at home 🙂 but in the end, realized I loved the book better. What about you?

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The Invention of Hugo Cabret

#InventionofHugoCabret  #hugo

The Invention of Hugo Cabret – My son’s interest in the movie, and in the book “drew” me to this book; and I was in love with this format of writing. The movie is beautiful too!

The winner (however) – the book!

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Life of Pi

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Life of Pi – This was one time where the stunning visuals of the movie wowed me and won the competition over my imagination. But for the rest of the stuff, the book topped.

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Matilda

 #matilda #dahl

Matilda won over our hearts in the book and in the movie; but if I had to choose one, then it has to be the book here.

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

#bookvsmovie #ofotcn

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – This is one where the book and the movie made me split my decision exactly halfway through – so love them both equally!

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To Kill a Mockingbird

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To Kill a Mockingbird – Gregory Peck’s movie version or Harper Lee’s book version – this was a tie for me…

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Vertigo

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Vertigo – I loved the Hitchcock movie – watched it and did not even know it was based on a book until recently. I read it and loved it too. My verdict – both are equally good! You can vote below.

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The End

So, there you have it – my Top 10 ‘book vs movie’ posts from the alphabetical journey of books and movies I made in April. Have you read any of these books or watched these movies? You can check out the rest of the posts as well.

End Credits

You – my dear readers; the challenges –  BlogChatter A to Z, A to Z Blogging Challenge, and the Ultimate Blog Challenge; the WWW, and me!

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