Book vs Movie: The Crow

So this is my first time doing one of these comparison things so bear with me as I try to get the writing formula down.

THIS WILL ALSO BE RIPE WITH SPOILERS.  YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED.

Today I am comparing the book and the movie versions of The Crow.

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Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America Review

Warning: May Contain Spoilers!
Don’t like?  Read the book first.

This book has been often found on book fail lists.  One of the reasons why I picked it up was to figure out whether or not it was as bad as people made it out to be.  I have to say, I didn’t actually find it a fail.  It’s not a fantastic book by any stretch of the imagination, but it wasn’t a fail


Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America is a social experiment book reminiscent of John Howard Griffin’s Black Like Me.  The whole idea is that the author, Barbara Ehrenreich, goes “undercover” in a way and finds minimum-wage jobs and see if she can actually live on them the way a good chunk of America currently is.  What she finds are the underlying problems that come with trying to live off of a minimum-wage job.

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Bloomability

 

Warning!  May Contain Spoilers
Don’t like?  Read the book first.

Unlike Meg Cabot, I’ve picked up some of Sharon Creech’s work before.  As a kid, one of my teachers gave me her book Absolutely Normal Chaos and I fell in love with it.  I love diary-style books and this one was right up my alley.

So when I saw Bloomability at the thrift store (I think it was the same day I picked up All-American Girl,) I didn’t think twice before grabbing it.

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