Surprise book #2 for the Books to Movies Challenge and a jampacked weekend

Presenting my next book for the books to movies challenge… Battle Royale by Koushun Takami. Hells yeah. Okay, I know I made a friggin’ list, but I just gotta read this one next. I’ve heard of Battle Royale lots of times but I’ve never read the book or seen the movie, so when I saw this blood red beauty in the bookstore (I was looking for the books on my original list), I just grabbed it. Also, the fact that it was just less than 400 bucks made it real easy. Yeah, I’m kind of a cheapskate even with books – I always try to look for the cheaper edition. Anyway , this is friggin’ purrrfect for the challenge. I AM SO EXCITED. I did a little jig when I unwrappped it. Seriously.

I love the cover. RED. It’s pretty thick too. Around 600 pages.

And look! On the inside is a map of the island. Nice.

“I dedicate this to everyone I love. Even though it might not be appreciated.”
This is my favorite page so far. Hah. 
I haven’t actually started reading it yet, but I can’t wait. I don’t know how I can do it over the weeknd though ’cause I have a pretty packed weekend! We’re watching Transformers 3 tonight so my night’s pretty much occupied. Tomorrow is the first day for my ultimate frisbee team’s annual little tourney and that’s going to be the whole day. Let’s see if I can squeeze in a few pages before I sleep. Then it’s another Summer League day on Sunday. I’m so stoked about this weekend! Hah!
Happy Weekend! :)

Books to Movies Challenge

Aha! I haven’t read anything in such a long time that I’ve decided to join a reading challenge! I read about it in a post by Jai and I followed the yellow brick road to the challenge host: Two Bibliomaniacs.

The challenge begins June 1st and ends Dec 31st. All you gotta do is read a book and watch the movie adaptation. You can choose any book. You can also choose to read 2, 4, 6, or 8 books. Sounds easy enough, right? I’m going to try to go for at least 2. Haha. If I can do more, that will be great. I just bought a book a few days ago and it was one that was already made into a movie. Guess I’m off to a good start, eh? :P

If you’re up for a book and movie challenge, go to this awesome place and read more about it.

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In other news, it’s TGI-Friday and I’m blog guesting at A Taste of T today!

Enjoy the weekend, everyone! :)