Lit Flicks

Lit Flicks ChallengeThe Lit Flicks Challenge is hosted by Jessica of Bluestocking Society.

RULES
1. Challenge runs from September 1, 2008 to February 28, 2009.
2. Read 5 books/pieces of literature that have been made into movies.
3. Then watch at least 2 of the movie adaptations of the works you read.
4. Your list may change at any time and may include overlaps with other challenges.

LISTS OF QUALIFYING BOOKS *
Based on the Book – an extensive list of books made into movies
The Guardian’s 50 Best Film Adaptations
Amazon’s Top 50 Movie Adaptations
*Books do not have to be on the above lists to qualify Visit the Official Challenge blog for more info.

My List (meaning I’ll pick and choose from the following):

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
A Tree Grows In Brooklyn
by Betty Smith
To Kill a Mockingbird
by Harper Lee
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
by Dai Siji
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rockwell
The Witches by Roald Dahl
The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
Atonement by Ian McEwan
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
The Devil Wears Prada by Laura Weisberger
Dracula by Bram Stroker
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
Little Princess by Frances Burnett
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien
The Pursuit of Happyness by Chris Gardner
Running With Scissors by Augusten Burroughs

6 comments


  1. [...] Jessica’s Lit Flick Challenge Trish’s Classics Challenge 3M’s1% Well-Read Challenge Joy’s A-Z Challenge Africa Reading Challenge Lynne’s I Heard it Through the Grapevine Challenge Joy’s Non-Fiction Five Challenge My own 52 books in 52 weeks list. [...]

    on September 1st, 2008 at 5:31 pm
  2. Natasha, thanks for joining the Lit Flicks Challenge. I’m so pleased to have you on board. Your list looks fabulous. I didn’t realize that they made The Handmaid’s Tale into a movie. Anyway, I look forward to your reviews.

    (Also, I’m so impressed with your Darfur Awareness Plan. I’m still working out how I’ll participate.)

    on September 1st, 2008 at 5:40 pm
  3. [...] Jessica’s Lit Flick Challenge Trish’s Classics Challenge 3M’s1% Well-Read Challenge Joy’s A-Z Challenge Africa Reading Challenge Lynne’s I Heard it Through the Grapevine Challenge My own 52 books in 52 weeks list. [...]

    on October 1st, 2008 at 7:47 am
  4. [...] finished Jessica’s Lit Flick Challenge (my list here) but she’s been gracious enough to let me continue on until February.  No other challenges [...]

    on November 3rd, 2008 at 2:24 am
  5. [...] Society from her Lit Flicks Challenge.  She sent me Atonement by Ian McEwan, which is on my challenge list and I happened to have checked out from the library when I received it.  Back to the library with [...]

    on November 12th, 2008 at 4:57 am
  6. [...] Jessica’s Lit Flick Challenge Trish’s Classics Challenge 3M’s1% Well-Read Challenge Joy’s A-Z Challenge Africa Reading Challenge Lynne’s I Heard it Through the Grapevine Challenge My own 52 books in 52 weeks list. [...]

    on December 1st, 2008 at 4:47 pm

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