Friday, July 28, 2017

[Book Blogger Hop] July 28th - August 3rd


Book Blogger Hop

Book Blogger Hop is a weekly meme hosted by Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer, where you answer a question and join a "hop". The purpose is to help bloggers discover and get to know one another. 

For this week's question, Billy @ Coffee Addicted Writer asks:
Do you read tie-in novels to movies or television series? If so, which ones?


My answer: 
Yes! One of my favorite things is finding out that there are books or comics that are tie-ins with tv shows or movies! Though to be totally honest, I do struggle with figuring out if the book came before the show/movie.

Though right off the top of my head, I immediately thought of Schooled in Revenge by Jesse Lasky, which is a novel written in the Revenge TV show world. I LOVED this book. Of course I will never know if I liked it so much because I had watched the show...or if I would have liked it without watching the show.

Schooled In Revenge was a quick read for me and I found it extremely enjoyable. I had a very hard time putting it down, so I read it in just a few sittings. I thought that the author captured the tone and action of the TV show wonderfully!

To those that pick this up expecting it to be just like the show: the story is NOT about the main characters of the TV show. Emily Thorne does make a few appearances, but this story follows five new individuals as they train with Takeda to get revenge on those that wronged them.

When I read the very last page, I immediately wanted a book 2! I hope the author is working on one!! I highly recommend this to anyone that has read the show, or anyone that likes stories about revenge.

My favorite excerpt from the book:
"Some things cannot be fixed," Takeda said, stopping at her side. "We can only let them go." 


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8 comments:

  1. There's a Revenge book? How did I miss that! I've enjoyed some of the Doctor Who, Buffy, and Angel books in the past. :)

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    1. The one I read was called Schooled By Revenge. It wasn't about Emily, but a girl that trained with the same man that trained Emily. I really loved it, even though it was quite outside the norm of the show :)

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  2. Hi Erica! I've never really heard of that before - Revenge TV show world. But I love that! Now I will be looking out for this and more.

    Luv Sassy
    :)

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  3. Ahh yes I so interpreted this question differently, but great answer Erica and thank you so much for stopping by my blog hop.

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    1. hah! It's all good, the different interpretations this week kept things interesting :) Thanks for stopping by!

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