April 12, 2012

Cartoon Heaven, Coffee Talk, a Few Books, and Follow Friday

I thought it would be neat to have a message forum on my blog for other bloggers to post their review, giveaway, etc links. So, this week I created a new page called Coffee Talk. Feel free to post a message on there. Thanks!

I had entered a giveaway on Nelson Clan Blog and actually won, which is the first for me. What were my prizes - 10 DVDs. They are the following: The Best of Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego?; Sherlock Holmes in The 22nd Century ...on the Case; Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors Volume 1; The Best of C.O.P.S. Volume 2; Gadget Boy Adventures in History; Stopping Evil Across Time; Heathcliff: King of Beasts; Heathcliff Season One Volume One; Archie's Weird Mysteries; I Know: Animals; Letters & Sounds Volume One and Volume Two. I'm a cartoon fan, especially of the 80s, so I am really excited about winning this. I may give the two latter DVDs to my little cousins.

I forgot to mention last week that I received Guilty Wives by James Patterson and David Ellis in the mail. This week I only received: How to Start and Make a Conversation: How to Talk to Anyone in 30 Seconds or Less by Chris Gottschalk from Atlantic Publishing.

I haven't picked up very many books lately at the thrift store. But I did pick up these a few weeks ago: Mystique by Charlotte Douglas; Wedding Captives by Cassie Miles; Howling in the Darkness by B.J. Daniels; and Full Exposure by Debra Webb.


Q: What is one book that you would be nervous to see a movie adaption of because you think the movie could never live up to the book?

My Answer: Stephen King's The Dark Tower series, which is going to be made into a HBO series.

12 comments:

  1. I've heard a lot of good stuff about that series. Didn't know HBO got ahold of it, tho!!! Old follower. -Burgandy Ice

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  2. I've never read that series but I trust HBO! They did Game of Thrones so well, after all.

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  3. I haven't read the series but my interest is peaked now that HBO is going to do it!

    TRISH - My FF

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  4. Ron Howard bought the movie and TV rights several years ago. Originally The Dark Towers was going to be made into three feature films and a series for NBC. Both deals fell through, but HBO picked up last fall. I hope they will stay by the book.

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  5. I've been meaning to read any, just any of the Stephen King's books for such a long time. And I still haven't read any, not even one. :(

    New follower,
    Aleksandra and her FF

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  6. Hopping through. Someone else mentioned the Dark Tower. I'm curious. HBO does good series.
    My Hop

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  7. @Billy Burgess

    I went ahead and googled The Dark Tower. The three movies are still planned but with no movie studio has picked it up. HBO picked up the series part.

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  8. Hi! I'm a new follower hopping by!

    Great answer!
    I think as long as the author has a voice and participates in the decisions needed for the movie, the movie will turn out fine.

    My fff:
    http://bookwormmia.blogspot.com/2012/04/feature-follow-friday-2.html

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  9. Great Series. Read this book and LOVED it! So excited that its going to be a Awesome!

    sample letters

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  10. I didn't know HBO got the rights. :O Well, so far I loved their shows, so I'm hoping this one will be as good as them.

    Patricia // My FF

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  11. A great series, just hopping through.

    http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2012/04/feature-follow_13.html

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  12. Just stopping by to say hi! I love the name of your blog!

    Please check out my blog here

    Megan

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