Books-to-Movies / Fiction / Leah / Literary Fiction / Uncategorized

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Today Crazy Rich Asians is out in theaters! The movie is based on the book Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan, which was first published in 2013. Crazy Rich Asians is the first in the series, followed by China Rich Girlfriend and Rich People Problems. Starting off the series, Crazy Rich Asians highlights three super-rich … Continue reading

Books-to-Movies / John / Psychological / Suspense/Thriller

The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith

Towards the beginning of Patricia Highsmith’s The Talented Mr. Ripley, Tom Ripley is looking at checks he has collected fraudulently. He has been calling people and telling them they owe back taxes. However, instead of cashing the checks, he simply collects them, as if he is performing the whole ruse for his own amusement or … Continue reading

Books-to-Movies / John / Literary Fiction / Romance

The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith

Patricia Higsmith’s The Price of Salt was the famed suspense writer’s second novel after Strangers on a Train. Due to its realistic and non-judgmental portrayal of a lesbian relationship, Highsmith first put the novel out under the pseudonym Claire Morgan. Only years later was it revealed that Highsmith was the book’s author. The two main … Continue reading