The Woman in the Window

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  1. MrsPeel

    MrsPeel LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!

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    I saw they have the movie out now..... if you haven't read the book, I suggest it...is AMAZING.
    Because I have issues with reading and writing and the help I get from the neurology clinic and the Pain management clinic stopped with COVID, Sarita read it to me a few months ago.
    It is absolutely amazing.

    I don't think I will watch the movie, because none of the actors they cast are nowhere near my idea of the characters from the book.... very few books I loved made it to screen in a fitting way, actually the only one that has been perfectly true to the description of characters for me is David Sachet as Poirot (Agatha Christie) I started reading her at 12 yea`rs old, and when I first saw the series (here in England and I was well into my 40s) I fell in love because he is EXACTLy what Christie describes.
    I remember not being disappointed with The Shining (also centuries ago LOL)
    I am in a lot of pain and no very social, but I have been thinking this week every time the ad for the movie comes up in TV, to come share with you guys :)
     
  2. norton94

    norton94 Thank goodness I'm still a Well-Known Member

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    I loved that book!
     
  3. meganmecrazy

    meganmecrazy Hanging with the Oompa Loompas

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    I'll have to try the book! I already have it in my list to watch but haven't done it yet.
     
  4. Karen

    Karen Wiggle it, just a little bit!

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    I thought the same thing about the actors not being right when I saw the trailer for the show! I read the book and those actors are not at all what I pictured in my head. I will probably still watch the show because I secretly love to watch a show/movie made from a book I've read, just so I can say... "the book was better" :giggle
     
  5. Karen

    Karen Wiggle it, just a little bit!

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    I watched this movie last night while transferring files to my new EHD and I thought it was pretty good. The pace seemed so fast though since it was only a movie and there was so much more to the book. But it was decent.
     
  6. bcgal00

    bcgal00 Say, "birdseed!"

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    This sounds like my kind of book. I'm going to reserve it at our library.
     
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  7. QuiltyMom

    QuiltyMom I'll never run out of things to do!

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    I haven't read the book, but I did see the ads for the movie. I'm still trying to figure out if I'll watch it or not!
     
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  8. Karen

    Karen Wiggle it, just a little bit!

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    The book is better! :giggle
     
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  9. QuiltyMom

    QuiltyMom I'll never run out of things to do!

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    Isn't it usually? The only time the movie was as good as the book was The Girl with the Pearl Earring. Saw the movie then read the book ... I was impressed by how closely the movie was to the book!
     
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  10. FarrahJobling

    FarrahJobling FarrahJobling

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    I read the book and I watched the movie...both were good. 99% of the time, I prefer the book, but in this case, it's a close call. I thought the main character wasn't very likeable, but I'm a huge Amy Adams fan (she's a local) and I thought she brought something to the character that made her more understandable.
     
  11. FarrahJobling

    FarrahJobling FarrahJobling

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    Have you read/seen Behind her eyes? That's another great book movie combo...but read the book first
     
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  12. QuiltyMom

    QuiltyMom I'll never run out of things to do!

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    No, I haven’t. I’ll put it on my list. Thanks for the recommendation!
     
  13. bcgal00

    bcgal00 Say, "birdseed!"

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    I loved the book Behind Her Eyes but didn't know there was a movie. I'll have to look for that.
    I'm halfway thru the Woman In The Window and am enjoying it so far. It's a fast read, I should finish it this wkend.
     
  14. janedee

    janedee Is a craft project ever really finished?

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    I need to reserve this at my library.
     
  15. Karen

    Karen Wiggle it, just a little bit!

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    We LOVED Behind Her Eyes, but I didn't even know it was a book until after we watched the show. Do you think the book would be worth reading after I already watched the show?
     
  16. FarrahJobling

    FarrahJobling FarrahJobling

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    Hmmmm...I dunno....the best part of the book was finding out the twist. The show did a GREAT job though
     
  17. Karen

    Karen Wiggle it, just a little bit!

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    I wish I could forget the whole thing to see how the book wrote the twist. I bet if I wait a year or two I will forget. Ha ha!
     
  18. bcgal00

    bcgal00 Say, "birdseed!"

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    Finished the book, skimmed a bit halfway thru but then enjoyed the later part of the book.
     
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  19. cookingmylife

    cookingmylife Pizza would be my last meal, except ...

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    Thanks MrsP ! another one put on hold. (I do get to freeze holds before they're available which if I can catch them like that saves me from having a blitz of books at once.)
     
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