New things to come……

So I buddy read Jaws by Peter Benchly with my friend Sophia. Then I decided to re-watch the movie and compare. I blogged about it, it can be found here Jaws by Peter Benchley review + Book vs Movie (spoilers) . It was so fun that I decided to keep going with this. For now I am only doing older movies from my childhood that I adore still. Most I didn’t even know were books also. Now some books were written the same year the movie came out but I still count them. Below I’m going to list the movies I love that are from my childhood and if I have the book or still need to find a copy. I also will add a list of other movies I adore that I am not sure if they have a book or not. If you know then comment below and let me know so I can search for it.

  • The Goonies – own
  • Gremlins – own
  • Gremlins 2 – own
  • Jaws 2 – own
  • Jaws Revenge – own
  • Princess Bride – need to buy
  • Labyrinth – own
  • Willow – need to buy
  • Neverending Story – need to buy
  • Spaceballs: The Book – need to buy
  • Short Circuit – need to buy
  • *batteries not included – need to buy
  • Harry and the Hendersons – need to buy
  • Arachnophobia – need to buy
  • Jurassic Park – own
  • The Lost World – own
  • The Worst Witch – need to buy
  • The Witches – own
  • Practical Magic – own
  • Witches of East End – own
  • The Hobbit – own (I know the movies are newer but the book is still older)
  • LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring – own (same as Hobbit)
  • LOTR: The Two Towers – own
  • LOTR: The Return of the King – own
  • Exorcist – need to buy
  • Psycho – need to buy

Now here is a list of other movies I LOVE from my childhood but I do not know if they have books yet:

  • Edward Scissorhands
  • Flight of the Navigator
  • Teen Wolf (one with Michael J Fox)
  • Teen Witch
  • Tremors
  • Critters
  • Back to the Future (all)
  • Ghostbusters (original, all)

Thats all I have for now. Just wanted a starter list. I probably won’t start this until Decemeber/January time frame. I’m still collecting some books and movies. I am very excited about this though! I am one of the few people that is pretty good about separating a book from its movie and enojoy both. Sometimes I enojy the book more or a movie more. So this won’t be like basing one or the other type thing. I just like to read, watch, review and compare. Now if the book or movie is HORRIBLE I will let you know! Also let me know in the comments any of your favorite movies/books from your childhood (1990s or older please) that didn’t make it on to my list (Like i said before this isn’t a complete list) and I’ll add them!

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