Saturday, February 21, 2009

Reading the Red Carpet - Popcorn Optional

With the Oscars only a day away, we're all scrambling to catch the latest movies nominated for the big night. But, what about staying at home and enjoying the books many of these movies are based on? I've taken a look at movies recently released and thought I'd suggest a list of books that we have at Halifax Public Libraries that you may enjoy.
The Reader by Bernard Schlink
Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
Frost/Nixon by David Frost
Q & A by Vikas Swanup
Doubt: a parable by John Patrick Shanley
Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella
King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard
Appaloosa by Robert B. Parker
Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire by Amanda Foreman
Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards
Miracle at St. Anna by James McBride
Miss Pettigrew lives for a day by Winifred Watson
Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks
The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory

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