7 Contemporary Adaptations of Classic Novels

7 Contemporary Adaptations of Classic Novels

Everyone likes an adaptation, and sometimes the best adaptations are underground. Here are seven picks from YouTube, perfect for marathoning, all based on classic novels and set in the modern era. No matter whether you’re a fan of Jane Austin, William Shakespeare, or Charlotte Bronte, there’s something for every classic book lover. Watch away!   1. Nothing Much To Do   Image via YouTube   If you like Much Ado About Nothing, get ready for Nothing Much to Do, an adaptation from New Zealand in vlog format, this time set at Messina High. All the accusations, the threats, and a …

Do We Deserve Marissa Meyer’s ‘Instant Karma’?

Do We Deserve Marissa Meyer’s ‘Instant Karma’?

Marissa Meyer is known for her previous series, the Lunar Chronicles, as well as the accompanying graphic novels titled Wires & Nerve, and for the ongoing Renegades Trilogy, the final book of which will be released later this year. Between the last two, fans of Meyer have hardly been deprived of content, but this week Meyer announced four upcoming books, including something completely new – a contemporary fantasy series. All Meyers’ previous titles exist along the genre border between science fiction and fantasy. The Lunar Chronicles, for example, has enough space travel to satisfy sci-fi fans, and enough magical power …