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Collage of films adapted from books
Elizabeth Graney, May 04, 2022

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times—the book was better! There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen.


Collage of films adapted from books
Elizabeth Graney, April 11, 2022

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times—the book was better! There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen.


Collage of Oscar nominated films adapted from books
Elizabeth Graney, March 08, 2022

The Academy Awards are right around the corner and, once again, films adapted from books have snagged multiple nominations! From larger than life musicals to quiet period dramas, these adaptations caught the eye, and the hearts, of the critics this year.


Collage of books and their movie adaptations
Elizabeth Graney, February 04, 2022

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times—the book was better! There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen.


Collage of films and their adapted books
Elizabeth Graney, January 07, 2022

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times—the book was better! There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen.


Collage of films adapted from books
Elizabeth Graney, December 03, 2021

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times—the book was better! There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen.


Collage of films adapted from books
Elizabeth Graney, November 03, 2021

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times—the book was better! There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen.


Collage of films adapted from books
Elizabeth Graney, October 04, 2021

It feels good to be back! After 19 months, films are once again back in theaters! It’s time for this blog to return to its original purpose, to let you know about new film adaptations as they hit the big (and small) screen.


three examples of romance book cover art featuring couples embracing passionately
Christa Deitrick, February 12, 2020

One of the coolest things about working at the Central Library is getting to be around our amazing collection. We have amassed quite a few books since we opened our doors in 1926—the Fiction collection alone boasts over 375,000 titles!


cover of three of the books featured on the blog posts
Christa Deitrick, February 08, 2020

Fictional characters, run for the hills! Or better yet, stay home. Oscar is falling all over himself to fawn on biopics. The biopic (a biographical film based on the life of a public or historical figure) has always been Oscar bait.


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