Sorry, but These 2017 Books Would Make Killer Movies

Sorry, but These 2017 Books Would Make Killer Movies

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Books turn into movies, people then buy the books, people compare the two, and, inevitably, people choose the book over the movie. It’s the way things work. It’s great for everybody. I know it’s frustrating for some, but great books almost always get adapted. It’s the way it’s always been. Seriously, if you’re a fan of silent movies, you’ll know most of those are based on books.   Anyway, 2017 provided a bunch of great stories for television and movie producers to eyeball. Here are some of our essential 2017 reads that could be spun into killer adaptations, complete with …

Grab Your Popcorn and Enjoy Bookstr’s Best Videos of 2017!

Grab Your Popcorn and Enjoy Bookstr’s Best Videos of 2017!

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2017 was a pretty solid year for Bookstr, at least in terms of video production. We’ve put out dozens of very charming, very relatable videos for your viewing pleasure. It’s easy for some of them to get lost in the mix on your ever busy newsfeed. There’s no better time for a video retrospective than right now. So shall we? Let’s take a look at the very best Bookstr video content of 2017. 1. Game of Thrones Uber Ratings     2. When you get your friend a book     3. The Endless Search…     4. That New Book Smell… …

Grab Your Popcorn and Enjoy Bookstr's Best Videos of 2017!

Grab Your Popcorn and Enjoy Bookstr's Best Videos of 2017!

Book Culture

2017 was a pretty solid year for Bookstr, at least in terms of video production. We’ve put out dozens of very charming, very relatable videos for your viewing pleasure. It’s easy for some of them to get lost in the mix on your ever busy newsfeed. There’s no better time for a video retrospective than right now. So shall we? Let’s take a look at the very best Bookstr video content of 2017. 1. Game of Thrones Uber Ratings     2. When you get your friend a book     3. The Endless Search…     4. That New Book Smell… …

Best Books of 2017 That Might Have Slipped Under Your Radar

Best Books of 2017 That Might Have Slipped Under Your Radar

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It’s that time of year: the time when sites, including Bookstr, do retrospectives. There are many months in the year, twelve of them, in fact. In those twelve months, many, many books are released. Considering it takes someone like me two weeks to finish just one book, a lot of the new books that hit shelves fly right by me or end up collecting dust on my bookshelf.   That’s a sad state of affairs. What needs to be done is someone needs to collect all the books that came out in 2017 that you maybe didn’t hear about, but you …

12 Stunning Book Covers That Caught Our Eye in 2017

12 Stunning Book Covers That Caught Our Eye in 2017

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With the endless supply of books out there, it can often be hard to make a decision as to which lucky books we will pick up and read. As readers, we have devised various methods for making that hard decision, from the author to the plot to the genre. More often than not, however, we definitely decide by judging the book by its cover.    Though we know we shouldn’t, as our subjective opinions may result in missing out on moving stories, we can’t deny the temptation of beautiful book covers. Here are twelve stunning book covers from works published in 2017 that …