In most of the cases, books are always better than the movie. If you have read the book, the pleasure of watching the movie almost doubles as you get to see how the characters and the directors have managed to give justice to your imaginations. So here are some of the books that you need to hurry up and read before they hit the movie theatres in the year 2015.
Eleanor: A red haired, overweignt girl who wears weird clothes.
Park: Black Haired, lanky, and quiet guy who is half Korean.
And when both share a ride to school there is awkward silences in the beginning, that leads to mutual sharing and friendship over music and comic books.
Both Eleanor and Park know that first loves almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to give it a shot.
The story is one of the cutest love stories ever, what makes it even more special is that the role of parents in a teenagers life is given as much of an importance as friends.
Check out the book review here: http://thereandtheir.wordpress.com/2014/10/25/eleanor-park-a-book-review/
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It is said that a person normally hangs out with people who are like themselves. But Bianca Piper’s friends are totally opposite to her, at least in the opinion of Wesley Rush. Bianca’s friends Cassie and Jessica are stereotypically “pretty” with their thin bodies and their blond hair.
Bianca’s life is on the downhill since she came to know her parents were getting a divorce. So, in her insecurities and her household problems, she and Wesley turn into a closet enemies with benefits kind of a relationship.
But, then all go haywire and Bianca has to learn that one cannot quite escape from your problems very easily.
[schema type=”book” name=”The DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat Friend” author=”Kody Keplinger ” publisher=”Little Brown/Poppy” pubdate=”2010-09-07″ isbn=”0316084239″ ebook=”yes” paperback=”yes” hardcover=”yes” ]
3. Paper Towns
Quentin Jacobsen has been in love with his neighbour Margo Roth Spiegelman since he could remember. They used to play together as children, but drifted apart as the fun loving, adventurous Margo became the most popular girl in school, while only his friends and bullies knew Quentin existed.
No longer on talking terms, Quentin gets the shock of a lifetime when he finds Margo on his windowsill asking him to come along for a ingenious campaign of adventure and revenge. Unable to say no, Quinten and Margo move along in the dead of night setting all wrongs right.
But the next day, Margo disappears, leaving no trace behind. Join Q in his quest to find Margo and discover if she is really the Margo of his imagination or more than that.
Paper Towns is a New York Times Bestseller and is a winner of Edgar Allen Poe Award for Best YA Mystery.
To read a detailed review of this book, click here: http://thereandtheir.wordpress.com/2014/07/12/paper-towns-book-review/
[schema type=”book” name=”Paper Towns” author=”John Green” publisher=”Speak” pubdate=”2009-09-22″ isbn=”014241493X” ebook=”yes” paperback=”yes” hardcover=”yes” ]
This is the fourth book in the Robert Langdon Series by Dan Brown. Though there is no particular order to read these books, so even if you have not picked up the previous books of this serious, you would have no problem whatsoever.
Robert Langdon is in a hospital with Amnesia, so obviously he has no idea how he got there. This time around, Robert finds himself in Italy with people trying to take his life. This book centers around Dante’s famous art: Inferno.
And to find the mystery behind Dante’s masterpiece, Robert finds himself trying to save the world while navigating secret passageways, decoding cryptic codes, going through classic art pieces while deciding who is trustworthy and who is not.
[schema type=”book” name=”Inferno” author=”Dan Brown” publisher=”Bantam Press” pubdate=”2013-01-01″ isbn=”0593072499″ ebook=”yes” paperback=”yes” hardcover=”yes” ]
5. Miss Peregrine’s Home for peculiar children
This is a story about a boy called Jacob, whose grandfather used to tell him stories about an orphanage that he used to live in when he was young. This children of this orphanage had special talents. When Jacob was young, he used to believe the stories that his grandfather told him, even though his parents told him they were just fabricated. But as he grows up, his faith in these stories starts to dwindle.
One day his grandfather dies, and Jacob thinks he saw something. But he does not want to believe or even acknowledge what he saw. But then, his life gets interrupted by a letter his grandfather had left him, which takes him to the island on which the orphanage was once built.
The book contains black and white pictures and it is not exactly a horror story, but it is horror cum mystery cum eerie.
[schema type=”book” name=”Miss peregrine’s home for peculiar children” author=”Ransom Riggs” publisher=”Quirk” pubdate=”2011-06-07″ isbn=”1594744769″ ebook=”yes” paperback=”yes” hardcover=”yes” ]
6. Far From The Maddening Crowd
Bathsheba Everdene is one Spirited and Independent woman. When she moves to Weatherbury in order to take up a position of a farmer in one of the best and the largest estate of the area, he presence stirs up quite a bit of ruckus.
While there, her personality and presence attracts three different men: a soldier, a shepherd and a gentleman. In their own ways each have a hand in complicating her life and which results in a complication that threatens the stability of the entire community.
This is the first book of Thomas Hardy that is set in Wessex.
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Frankenstein was written by Mary Shelley when she was just eighteen years old. It is incredible that at such a young age she has managed to capture and bring together different genres like passionate romance, gothic thriller and a tale of dangers of science.
Victor Frankenstein is a science student who is obsessed with figuring out how life was generated and wishes to bestow life to lifeless matter. So, he starts collecting human body parts, once he has all the parts, he assembles them and manages to bring it to life. But it is only after this that he realises that he has created a hideous creature.
And in turn the creature, who is tormented by loneliness and isolation, becomes evil and now wishes to gain freedom by killing the creator, Frankenstein. The book compels the reader to think on what is life and what is human? Is just being alive in a human body makes you a human or is there something more “human”?
[schema type=”book” name=”Frankenstein” author=”Mary Shelley” publisher=”Penguin Books Ltd” isbn=”9780141439471″ ebook=”yes” paperback=”yes” hardcover=”yes” ]
Most of the districts are now in open rebellion against the Capitol. Last games have left horrible emotional scars on everyone involved, to an extent that real and unreal intermingle. Katniss is now the symbol of revolution, but does she really want to be included? The price of being the Mockingjay is just too high, is Katniss willing to pay the price? More detailed review here:http://thereandtheir.wordpress.com/2014/07/26/mokingjay-book-review/
[schema type=”book” name=”Mockingjay ” author=”Suzanne Collins” publisher=”Scholastic Press” pubdate=”2010-08-24″ isbn=”9780439023511″ ebook=”yes” paperback=”yes” hardcover=”yes” ]
9. The Longest Ride
In the longest road, Ira Levinson, a 90 year old finds himself on an isolated island due to a car crash. Alone and in poor health, Ira struggles to remain conscious. The crash has left him badly injured. The only comfort that he gets is when he hears his wife, Ruth, urges him to hang on and live. In order to help him she begins recounting stories from their life.
Oh, by the way, did I mention that Ruth died nine years before the car crash?
This is a story of two couples, separated from each other, and how their love still manages to seep through when all else seems gone.
[schema type=”book” name=”The Longest Ride” author=”Nicholas Sparks” publisher=”Grand Central Publishing ” pubdate=”2011-09-17″ isbn=”9781455520657″ ebook=”yes” paperback=”yes” hardcover=”yes” ]
Tris has broken the law and is now on the run and hides in the Amity faction. But the battle between the factions has started. Insurgent starts almost immediately to the end of Divergent. Decisions need to be made: decisions that could make or break tris.
Check out the movie trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suZcGoRLXkU
[schema type=”book” name=”Insurgent” author=”Veronica Roth” publisher=”HarperCollins Children’s Books ” pubdate=”2012-05-01″ isbn=”9780007442911″ ebook=”yes” paperback=”yes” hardcover=”yes” ]