Hi all! It's time for those weekend blog hops once again!
What's your favorite horror book-to-movie adaptation?
Hmm. I'm not a huge horror reader or watcher, but I think I would pick Let the Right One In. (The good Swedish version, not the average US one.)
The man in the green hat always got on at Bercy, always via the doors at the front of the carriage, and then exited via the same doors at La Motte-Picquet-Grenelle, exactly seventeen minutes later.
From page 56:
Morning. It could have been any hour, anywhere, in one of those country towns that Balzac was fond of describing.
The Girl Who Reads on the Métro
When Juliette takes the
métro to her loathed office job each morning, her only escape is in
books – she avidly reads on her journey and imagines what her fellow
commuters’ choices might say about them.
But when, one day, she
decides to alight the train a few stops early and meets Soliman – the
mysterious owner of the most enchanting bookshop Juliette has ever seen –
she is sure her life will never be the same again . . .
Soliman also believes in the power of books to change the course of a
life – entrusting his passeurs with the task of giving each book to the
person who needs it most – and he thinks Juliette is perfect for the
And so, leaving her old life behind, Juliette will discover the true power a book can have . . .