We’re all going a little stir-crazy these days, even though we’re only in the early stages of coronavirus lockdown and just learning how best to practice social distancing. We’re being told not to gather in groups larger than 10 people, and that means businesses, movie theaters, restaurants, and even schools and libraries are being shut … Continue reading “The Importance of Reading during the Coronavirus Pandemic”
Thankful for Books (and Movies)
Thanksgiving is a wonderful opportunity to be with family, cozy up with a good book, and watch a bunch of movies. This past Sunday, The Washington Post came out with a list of must-see film adaptations of books, some of which are in theaters now and some of which are available streaming on Netflix or … Continue reading “Thankful for Books (and Movies)”
Max Lang – Comic Book Sorting Specialist, Parent, and Avid Reader
[Editor’s note: This interview was conducted by Miriam Ruff, and it is the fourth installment in what will be a series of interviews about the different approaches people take to discover and learn new topics. It was lightly edited for clarity.] MR: Welcome to AceReader; we’re glad to have you here. ML: Thanks! MR: Let’s … Continue reading “Max Lang – Comic Book Sorting Specialist, Parent, and Avid Reader”
Books and Movie Adaptations – What Does it Take to Get it Right?
What was the latest book you’ve watched? It seems today, more than ever, Hollywood studios are turning stories, comics, and best-selling books into what they hope will be blockbuster movies. Not all books, though, are conducive to becoming movies, and, even if they are, not all adaptations turn out well. What needs to happen to … Continue reading “Books and Movie Adaptations – What Does it Take to Get it Right?”