Saturday, January 11, 2014

Books On Film | Teen In '14 (Vampire Academy/Divergent){CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVERVampire Academy by Richelle Mead is the first book in a series of six. Rose Hathaway and her best friend Lissa are forced attend the Vampire Academy, where mortal vampires, like Lissa, are trained in magic and half-humans, like Rose, are trained to protect them from immortal vampires.  

Of course, even a vampire high school is full of boy drama and teen rivalry. Add the danger from immortal vampires hunting Lissa and you've got a recipe for a crazy high school experience.

The movie adaptation is schedule to be released in February. The film is directed by Marc Waters, who directed the teen cult-classic, Mean Girls. You can tell from the trailer that they are aiming for an off-beat action-dramedy.

Vampire Academy Trailer{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVERDivergent by Veronica Roth is the first book in a trilogy. The story takes place in dystopian Chicago. Society is divided into five factions dedicated to cultivating either honesty, selflessness, bravery, peacefulness, or intelligence. Every person is permanently assigned to a faction after being tested on their sixteenth birthday.

Beatrice's (Triss) is shaken after she realizes that she doesn't fit neatly into any one faction and she begins to loose trust in ideals of her society.

The movie adaptation is scheduled to be released in March with Shaileene Woodley, who also stars in the adaption of The Fault of Our Stars, as Triss.

Divergent Trailer

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