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post #21 of 29
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I have seen this too on the internet.

My list is:

The Red Tent
Uglies Pretties, and Specials series by Scott Westerfeld
The Giver
sequels to The City of Ember
I think the Anita Blake series would be a good TV show on cable.
Until the AB series reaches NiC...then it wouldn't be so good, IMO!

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Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum series.

The Grace That Keeps This World by Tom Bailey - thought provoking and haunting (not scary) would make a great movie.
You're in luck with Stephanie Plum. They're filming it!
post #22 of 29
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You're in luck with Stephanie Plum. They're filming it!
YEAH!

Do you know the actors cast for Stephanie, Joe and Ranger?
post #23 of 29
i just finished theThe Passage by Justin Cronin and The Lace Reader: A Novel by Brunonia Barry. they would both make good movies.
post #24 of 29
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I'm not a fan of The Sword in the Stone. Mostly because I read the TOAFK version of The Sword in the Stone first - he originally wrote TSITS as a standalone kids' book, and then when he expanded it into four books (later five) he revised TSITS and made it darker, more adult and foreboding. So he cut all the Madame Morrible stuff, and when I saw it in the film I assumed it was a silly Disney addition, and ended up having a long argument with my father-in-law about it, until he fetched his copy and I was reduced to stammering "Well, that's not in MY version". So, yeah.
Seriously? So did I get this right? TH White wrote a book, the Sword in the Stone? I assumed the movie was based upon the Once and Future King.

Edited to add, ohhhhh, I see what you mean. Basically he wrote four Arthur/Merlin stories and they were eventually published together, making one volume.

But the Sword in the Stone is still printed separately, and that version is different from the version in the Once and Future King.

Very cool. I may have to hunt one down.
post #25 of 29
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Until the AB series reaches NiC...then it wouldn't be so good, IMO!



You're in luck with Stephanie Plum. They're filming it!
Ok what's NiC mean?
post #26 of 29
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Seriously? So did I get this right? TH White wrote a book, the Sword in the Stone? I assumed the movie was based upon the Once and Future King.

Edited to add, ohhhhh, I see what you mean. Basically he wrote four Arthur/Merlin stories and they were eventually published together, making one volume.

But the Sword in the Stone is still printed separately, and that version is different from the version in the Once and Future King.

Very cool. I may have to hunt one down.
The Once And Future King is a big epic tome made of four volumes - more interconnected than sequels, more like the three books of LOTR. The first is The Sword in the Stone, which he originally wrote as a more childish standalone. Then he revised it, made it longer and darker, and added three more books - um. The Queen of Air and Darkness (largely about Morgause), The Ill-Made Knight (largely about Lancelot) and The Candle in the Wind (about Mordred, Lancelot's affair with Guenevere and the subsequent war - the "everything goes to custard" tragic ending, really). I think. Some of them have alternate titles. They were all published as The Once and Future King, and then years and years later - possibly after his death? - a shorter fifth book was added, The Book of Merlyn. It's kind of a recap that takes place before the end of the fourth book, and I don't like it very much - the ending to the fourth book was absolutely perfect, and TBOM just covers old ground. Most volumes of TOAFK don't include it, and it can be pretty hard to get hold of.

Clear as mud?
post #27 of 29
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YEAH!

Do you know the actors cast for Stephanie, Joe and Ranger?

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1598828/



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Ok what's NiC mean?
Narcissus in Chains. The book in the series that's the turning point from plot to porn.
post #28 of 29
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Weeee!

Ranger - brilliant!
Stephanie - ok, I can sort of see her
Joe - huh? not so much I don't know of that actor so maybe I will be pleasantly surprised.
post #29 of 29
A Year of Wonders
The Red Tent

The Black Dagger Brotherhood series
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