When the Movie is as Good as the Book

Recently I have finished reading The Princess Bride, the book that I have been meaning to read for a long time, but never did. Now that I have, I’m upset that I never did before. Can I say it was anything other than amazing? At this point, I’m going to cross between the book and the movie, because how can I not. I have seen the movie so many times, and I always loved it. I think that the reason that I didn’t read the book was that I didn’t want to hate the movie after reading the book. I couldn’t have been more wrong. The book was amazing, and it just made me love the movie even more, especially when I noticed lines of dialogue that I remember word for word from the movie (you know, that one thing that every fangirl and fanboy rejoices over). The one part of the book that I wasn’t a fan of was when the author would butt into the story. Since the book version that is well known is the abridged “good parts” version, it was helpful when the author explains why he took things out of the book (because there was apparently entire chapters were nothing happened). Other times… he spoils the plot. Had I not watched the movie, there are things that I wouldn’t expect from the genre. It was annoying, but I knew I wasn’t as annoyed as I would have been had I never learned the plot before. Since that is my only grievance, you can honestly skip his notes and pretty much miss nothing. Also, about halfway through the book, he says that he wrote an extra scene. There is no extra scene because of legal issues. If you look for it, all you will find is an apology letter. Trust me, I tried to look for it. But I would definitely recommend that you read this book.


Also, if you have some books that you would like my take on, recommend it to be in the comments. I’m always looking for books to read (even if there are about 1500 books currently on my GoodReads to-read list (I’m not even ashamed about that)). Also, if you want to check out my lists of books, go right ahead. Just know, my book list is a no-judgment zone.

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Reimagined Fairy Tales

Recently, some friends of mine introduced me to a show called Rwby, pronounced Ruby, an Anime inspired show, and it is amazing. The best part: you can watch this series on YouTube  by the creators. I’m all caught up and I am still caught up in the feels on that final episode of the third volume. All of the characters are characters from our childhood but taking an amazing twist on it. And with the fourth volume coming out in October (not soon enough) I will be watching the chibi non-cannon version of this show. Yes, there is a Chibi verson, and it is amazing. Episodes of the Chibi version will come out every week until the new volume comes out (as far as I know), so that is how I am going to get my fix. Get yours, and watch this amazing series.

If you would like to get on this amazing series, click here to get on the action. Make sure you watch the trailers. They let you on to some clues to things that happen later on. Now, no more until info, for now, until volume 4 comes out. Then, I’m going to be all over that bad boy.