6 Non-Fiction Books You Must Read Before Watching The Biopic

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The week before last we talked about books that you must read before they become movies. So, this week we’ll continue that train of thought with some non-fiction books you must read before they become movies.

This year in the awesome line up of movies there are also some outlandish true life tales that are going to hit the big screen. Stories so wild that maybe a 2 hour movie will not do complete justice to the story.

With that in mind, here’s our pick of 6 non-fiction must reads so you can nod knowingly when watching the biopic. :)

 

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5 Books You Must Read Before Watching the Movie in 2015

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I think books are infinitely more enjoyable than the movies based on them. There are exceptions of course but most times I’m glad I read the book before I saw the movie.

When I read, I watch a movie unfold in my head as the story goes along. (Does that happen to you too?) Sometimes the movie made is similar to the one I saw in my head but most times it falls short and in exceptional cases it outdoes my mind!

One thing is for sure though, I enjoy a book much more if I read before the movie. Most often the movie ruins the book for me. 2015 has a great line up of movies to watch out for, but before you watch the flicks here are some books you must read.

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Life as a Book Blogger with Swapna Krishna of Thoughts from an Insatiable Reader

What is life like for a reviewer? What does it mean to be a book reviewer? How does book blogging impact their lives?… These questions tell a reviewer’s side of the story, and that is a side we hardly get to hear (compared to authors, that is). To bring a balance and to ask these and many more questions of book reviewers, we started the weekly interview series – Life as a Book Blogger.

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This week we meet up (virtually of course) with Swapna Krishna who is an editor and book reviewer by day and a book blogger by night. Her blog post on copyright infringement is a useful read for any book blogger.
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5 Books Everyone’s Talking About From 2014

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As the year comes to a close and before the new one begins, is the right time we thought to squeeze in a look back and look forward post from the world of books.

We’ll been away for a while, let me correct that. I’ve been away for a while recuperating from illness and it’s good to be back. Though coming back had me scrambling to catch the ropes I had let go of and untangle them.

What should the next post be? This thought had me stuck for a while. But a look back at the books of 2014 would be perfect don’t you think. :D So, here’s 5 books from 2014 you must read. Why? Because everyone’s talking about them! ;)

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5 Award-Winning Reading Challenges

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There are over a thousand different literary awards given across the world each year. That’s a lot of books to read! Will we ever be able to read all the books that have won awards.

Maybe a challenge will help… We’ve collected 5 Reading Challenges for Award-Winning books to help you get started on this journey of awards. Which are your preferred literary awards? Which ones do you look forward too?
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Life as a Book Blogger with Grace of Books Without Any Pictures

What is life like for a reviewer? What does it mean to be a book reviewer? How does book blogging impact their lives?… These questions tell a reviewer’s side of the story, and that is a side we hardly get to hear (compared to authors, that is). To bring a balance and to ask these and many more questions of book reviewers, we’ve started the weekly interview series – Life as a Book Blogger.

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This week we get together with Grace who describes her reviewing style like this: “Most book reviews answer the question, “Does this book have literary merit?” My reviews answer the question, “Will I enjoy reading this book?”

Her recent article on ARC’s is a must read if you are starting out in the world of book blogging.

 

 

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5 Must-Do Author Reading Challenges

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There are some authors who have become classics in their own right. They have etched their name in the annuals of history and all such things. Basically they are names that are simply famous and almost always recognizable.

Authors like these are challenges by themselves don’t you think? What I mean is, that they deserve a challenge all to themselves, they and their books should be the only subject of the challenge. Tall order? Not really, because I found a lot of Author Challenges out there.  Here are 5 that you just shouldn’t miss…

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5 Never-Ending Reading Challenges

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Until now all posts that we have done on reading challenges have been mostly yearly challenges, that is they begin is January and end in December. But I got wondering if those where the only type of challenges out there. Yes, there are those challenges with are for 5 years and such sometimes, but are there any challenges that run forever?

Most posts on this blog have come about because of a question and this post is no exception. :) My question led me on a hunt for never-ending challenges across the internet and I did find them, in a variety of genres and types. Here are 5 perpetual reading challenges that I wanted to get started on right away!

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Life as a Book Blogger with Rita of My Home of Books

What is life like for a reviewer? What does it mean to be a book reviewer? How does book blogging impact their lives?… These questions tell a reviewer’s side of the story, and that is a side we hardly get to hear (compared to authors, that is). To bring a balance and to ask these and many more questions of book reviewers, we’ve started the weekly interview series – Life as a Book Blogger.

This week we have Rita who runs the My Home of Books blog answering our questions of life, blogging and books.

Rita does prefer mysteries, police procedurals, suspense thrillers, small-town romance, romantic suspense, and contemporary fiction. However she says, she is an eclectic reader at heart and will choose almost any book irrespective of its genre.
A wife, mother and grandmother, Rita when not reading or writing, loves to binge-watch a chosen a tv series via Netflix on her Kindle Fire. She owns several e-readers but her favorite is the Kindle Paperwhite. Her first and favorite mystery series is Nancy Drew. :)
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