Book Hype Podcast

Episode #5 – YA Books and Adaptations

Hosted by Jen Lamoureux, Karen Rought, Marama Whyte, Michal Schick, Tariq Kyle

May 21, 2013

This episode of Book Hype we discuss YA books and adaptations. Listen to Jen, Marama, Michal, Karen and Tariq discuss Young Adult books and why they are so hot to adapt. There are so many things to discuss, so be prepared! We had to split the episode up into two parts.

Show Notes:
Book Adaptations
– Why the young adult market is hot for adaptations
– Adapting for TV vs Film
– The fandom effect: Book readers vs viewers
– Dealing with dissatisfying adaptations
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We have some pretty strong opinions about adaptations! We would love to hear about what you think about Young Adult books and why they are such a hot adaptation item.

Check back soon for the second half of this episode where we discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly adaptations that have been made out of some of our favorite books. Some of the hosts choices may surprise you!

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