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    Top 10 Greatest Movie Franchises that are Adapted from Books

    Adapting a book as a movie is a double-edged sword, as a slight mistake can upset its entire fanbase. But if it is done correctly, it can lead to millions at the box office. These Movie franchises knew exactly what to do with the source material and their success is now evident. #10: Hannibal Lecter Based On: The Hannibal Lecter…

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    10 Books That Are Much Better Than Their Movies

    Books Better Than Movies: All bibliophiles wait for their favourite books to be adapted to the big screen and when it happens we all wait to compare it with our beloved books. There are many good films that were adapted from books and then there are some that just did not live up to expectations. These are some of the…

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    10 Worst Movies Adaptations of Best-Selling Books

    All bibliophiles wait for their favorite books to be adapted to the big screen and when it happens we all wait to compare it with our beloved books. There are many good movies that were adapted from books and then there are some that just did not live up to expectations.Some of the greatest books to movie adaptations include Harry…

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    Top 10 Movies You Didn’t Know Were Based On Books

    Hollywood has adapted movies from books (including novels) ever since the beginning and the trend still continues. Almost all the famous novels and books have a got a cinematic adaptation by now. But there are a few movies which most of the people didn’t know were based on novels or books. Let’s have a look at the top 10 movies…

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  • BooksPhoto of 5 Reasons Why Eragon Series Is Better Than Harry Potter

    5 Reasons Why Eragon Series Is Better Than Harry Potter

    The Harry Potter series is world famous and I’m sure that all of you would’ve read the books and would’ve watched the movies at least a 100 times. But here is a perspective on another series, Eragon, which is equally mystical and awesome. (We are talking about the books here and not the movies). 1) Magic Explained: While HP portrays…

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    5 Real Reasons Why You Should Read “REAL” Books

    We are 24×7 stuck to our Smartphone and laptop screens and now we are so addicted to those images floating inside our screens that our hangout plans have been replaced by Skype calls, our conversations have been replaced by WhatsApp messenger and our real books whose pages once used to flip between our fingers have been replaced by e-books. Today,…

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    Romantic Novels You Can’t Resist Buying

    Here is a list of 5 Romantic novels by Indian Authors You Must Give A Read. They Are Really Amazing and are Worth Reading. 1. I Too Had A Love Story I Too Had a Love Story is an English autobiographical novel written by Ravinder Singh. It was first published in by Srishti Publishers in 2008. Ravin and Khushi are…

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    Top 5 Must Read Fiction Books

    Here we guide you with the top 5 Fiction Books. These books are the best sellers of their time, so you should go through them at least once in your lifetime. The Dust that Falls from Dreams, Louis de Bernieres One hundred and one summers after the guns of August sounded, Louis de Bernieres gave us this poignant novel along…

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    4 Awesome Books To Read Before The Movies Come Out

    We are already midway into 2016 and we have seen some great movies be released. The year has not ended yet, so gear up for the blockbuster movies to be released by reading up on the books they were based on. The Girl On The Train By Paula Hawkins: Premise: Rachel, a recently divorced woman, thinks she may know something…

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    4 Books that come under ‘Must Read’ category

    Charles Eliot once said – ‘Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.’ In this article, I have compiled a list of four books which come under the must-read category. Norwegian Wood is a 1987 novel by Japanese author Haruki Murakami. The novel is…

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    4 CHILDREN’S BOOKS EVERYONE MUST READ

      As wizards and witches whizz past at full speed on brooms, the Famous Five crack codes and save the day with adorable pets in tow and the ingenuity of young minds surprise and excite, the world of children’s fiction envelops us in a gigantic hug. The world of children is simple, easy to understand and remarkable in every sense.…

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  • BooksPhoto of 6 Movies that you Didn’t Know Were Books First

    6 Movies that you Didn’t Know Were Books First

    Book-to-Screen adaptations are what the movie industry runs on, and let’s face it, our Harry Potter, Gone With the Wind and even James Bond became as brilliant as they are because we could see them on screen. Often, however, we watch a movie without even realizing that it is based on a novel. Here’s counting down 6 movies that were…

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  • BooksPhoto of 9 Reasons Why Shiva Trilogy (Immortals Of Meluha) Is The Best!

    9 Reasons Why Shiva Trilogy (Immortals Of Meluha) Is The Best!

    Shiva trilogy is loved by everyone, be it a teenager or an adult. You just can’t resist reading it again. Here are 9 reasons why: Real War Scenes: The war scenes are truly enchanting and are page-turners. Actual war strategies used thousands of years ago are described in such a way that you can envision them. Myths Explained With Scientific…

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  • BooksPhoto of Book Review of Danielle Steel’s “Big Girl”

    Book Review of Danielle Steel’s “Big Girl”

      BIG GIRL by Danielle Steel  If by the first look at the title you are thinking it might be about what big girls do (*wink*) the answer is No.  For anyone in this world it will sound so dreamy to be born to an affluent family, picture-perfect parents, a world where nothing belongs to the second-best category. But what…

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    5 Literary One-Hit Wonders

    If you’re a Phineas and Ferb fan, you’d know what one-hit wonder means (cue: break into Bow Chika Wow Wow). For the uninitiated, a one-hit wonder is any piece of art that brought an artiste considerable fame, but remained  their only significant work. Think Aqua’s Barbie Girl or It’s Raining Men by The Weather Girls. Of course, though the term…

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    5 Books you Must Read if You Love to Travel

    Tales of The Open Road: Ruskin Bond   “I have come to believe that the best kind of walk, or journey, is the one in which you have no particular destination when you set out.” Ruskin Bond’s travel writing is unlike what is found in most travelogues, because he will take you to the smaller, lesser-known corners of the country,…

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    4 Fictional Books One Must Not Miss

    Fictional books open up the door to a parallel world. Most book lovers enjoy the escapism that they offer. You are far from the reality of your life. You finally have the opportunity to be in someone else’s shoe, living the life of the protagonist and making his choices. Here is a list of fictional books one must not miss.…

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    “In Other Words,” With Javed Akhtar

    Javed Akhtar was officially named “Jadoo” but was later renamed “Javed” because it was the closest word to “Jadoo” literally meaning magic in Hindi. He has since been spreading this jadoo in our lives through his work. He is a well renowned and critically acclaimed scriptwriter and lyricist who has been honoring Bollywood by his work. He comes from a…

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    5 Life Lessons Taught by Robin Sharma

    Robin Sharma is an acclaimed Canadian writer and a famous inspirational speaker. He has been a source of inspiration for thousands of people around the world. His works that brought him laurels were “The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari” and “The Leader Who Had No Title.” He is the author of 15 best seller books. Recently, I read one of…

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