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Bookworm Vs Film Buff

BOOKWORM VS. FILM BUFF Books vs their ada ptations - which is the better way to spend your time? Cartridge Discount has looked at best-selling books and their media equivalent to see which medium is best! THE DEATH OF THE BOOK? 10% In an age of computing, tablets and smartphones, it is getting rarer for people to read books. A 2015 survey found that the number of children reading for pleasure has fallen by 10% in the past four years. 23% of American adults had reportedly not read a single book in 2014. This is a problem, as reading for pleasure has some clear benefits. Research has suggested that those who read for pleasure: V Experienced reduced feelings of stress or depression V Are more able to Thankfully, there has been increased interest in fantastical worlds that have been adapted from books. How have the big budget adaptions fared against the ir source material? deal with difficult situations V Had more self- v Enjoyed better sleeping patterns. esteem RATINGS KEY USER SCORE (Goodreads / IMD6) CRITIC SCORE (idreambooks / Rotten Tomatoes) CAME OF THRONES Dragons, danger and the gritty reality of life in a fantasy world have made HBO's Game of Thrones soar to popularity. How does it compare to George R.R Martin's original novels? A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE BOOK SERIES A CLASH OF KI NGS A STORM OF SWORDS A FEAST FOR CROWS A DANCE WI TH DRAGONS A GAME OF THRONES e 4.43 /5 * 81% 6 4.39/5 * 77% e 4.54 / 5 * 81% 6 4.05 /5 * 57% 6 4.27 /5 * 14% GAME OF THRONES TV SERIES AVERAGE TV SCORE o00 9.5 / 10 * 94% GAMEOF THRONES 50 EPISODES ACROSS 5 SEASONS FACT! Game of Thrones is the most pirated TV show ever made. Torrentfreak reported that one episode of the show was illegally downloaded almost 4.3 million times! 2011- PRESENT READING & VIEWING TIME BOOKS 4 days (1,770,000 words) TV SHOW 2 days, 2 hours Do00000 days Estimated book sales: Estimated TV viewership: 58 MILLION 20 MILLION oo000ooooo00 0o00000000oo00000000000 HARRY POTTER J.K Rowling's immense franchise follows a destiny-led child through a magical school, repeatedly fighting off darkness in the shape of he who must not be named. HARRY POTTER AND THE... A PRISONER PHILOSOPHER'S STONE CHAMBER OF SECRETS ORDER OF THE PHOENIX HALF-BLOOD PRINCE GOBLET DEATHLY HALLOWS OF OF FIRE AZKABAN e 4.40/5 * 91% 6 4.32/5 * 79% e 4.48 /5 4.49/5 * 84% e 4.50/5 * 85% e 4.58 /5 * 12% 4.43/5 * 77% * 80% HARRY POTTER FILMS >>>> >>>> PHILOSOPHER'S STONE CHAMBER OF SECRETS PRISONER OF AZKABAN GOBLET OF FIRE e 7.5/10 e 7.3 / 10 * 82% e 7.8/10 * 91% e 7.6 / 10 * 88% * 80% 0000000 >>>> ORDER OF THE PHOENIX DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 1 DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 2 HALF-BLOOD PRINCE 6 7.5/ 10 * 84% 6 8.1/10 * 96% 7.5/10 7.7/10 * 79% * 78% FACT! Author of the Harry Potter books, J.K Rowling, is the first female billionaire novelist. However, her net worth has recently slipped below the coveted $1billion. READING & VIEWING TIME BOOKS 2.5 days (1,084,170 words) FILMS 20 hours days Estimated book sales: Total box office gross: 450 MILLION £4.920.105.234 ($7,707,147,978) 0000000000ooo0o00000000 0000000000oo00000000000 THE HOBBIT & LORD OF THE RINGS J.R.R Tolkien's series is often regarded as the birthplace of modern fantasy. Reimagined in blockbuster hits by Peter Jackson, which do you think fares better? MIDDLE EARTH BOOK SERIES THE НОВBIT THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING THE TWO TO WERS THE RETURN OF THE KING e 4.2/5 * 73% 6 4.3/5 * 85% * 4.4/5 * 4.5/5 * 5/5* * 5/5* *Common Sense Media rating in lieu of idreambooks score THE HOBBIT FILMS AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMI ES e 8/10 * 64% e 8/10 * 74% e 7.5/10 * 61% THE LORD OF THE RINGS FILMS >>>> THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING THE TWO TOWERS THE RETURN OF THE KING 6 8.8 / 10 * 91% t 8.9/10 e 8.7/10 * 96% * 95% 0o000000000oo0000o0 సం 0000 ి Despite The Hobbit being a single book with a relatively short word count (around 95,000), Peter Jackson adapted it into three successful films. FACT! READING & VIEWING TIME BOOKS 1.33 days (576,459 words) FILMS 20 hours days ంచంంి Total box office gross: Estimated book sales: 250 MILLION £3.764.807.181 ($5,895,819,745) 000000000o000000000o000 oo000o00000ooo00o00000o THE HUNGER GAMES Suzanne Collin's young adult adventure trilogy has captivated readers across the globe. The film adaptions have made the world familiar with Catniss Everdeen and her struggles against the Capitol. BOOK TRILOGY THE HUNGER GAMES CATCHING FIRE MOCKINGJAY 6 4.4/5 * 84% e 4.31 /5 * 77% e 4.03 /5 * 74% FILM SERIES >>>> >>>> THE HUNGER GAMES CATCHING FIRE MOCKINGJAY PART 2 MOCKINGJAY PART 1 7.3/10 1 7.7/10 4 6.8/10 ETA NOV '15 * 84% * 89% * 65% * ETA NOV '15 sooocoo000o0o ఇ EACT! Suzanne Collins not only shot to fame and fortune but was also named in Time Magazine's 100 influ ential people list. READING & VIEWING TIME BOOKS 17 hours (305,800 words) FILMS 6 hours 51 minutes days రింి Total box office gross: Estimated U.S. book sales: 65 MILLION £1,436.538,246 ($2,252,427,311) oo00oo000ooooo000o00000 co0ooo00000000000000000 TWILIGHT Stephanie Meyer's vampire romance novel made vampires hot property, broke sales records and became a teen sensation. How did the books do against the films? BOOK SERIES TWILI GHT NEW MOON BREAKING DAWN ECLIPSE e 3.56 /5 * 74% e 3.71/5 * 56% t 3.52 /5 3.71/5 * 63% * 69% TWILIGHT SAGA FILMS >>>> BREAKING DAWN PART 1 BREAKING DAWN PART 2 TWILIGHT NEW MOON ECLIPSE 6 5.2/ 10 * 48% e 4.6/10 * 28% 6 4.9 / 10 * 49% 6 4.9/10 * 24% e 5.6 / 10 * 48% ఇంంచంంంంంంంంంంి 0000000000000o0000 ంంంం హాహ0000000000000 FACT! Meyer had no previous writing experience before penning Twilight. The debut novel was rejected nine times by agents. Once represented, eight publishing companies bid for it. READING & VIEWING TIME BOOKS 1.33 days (591,626 words) FILMS 10 hours 16 minutes సదించచందచందడంి days Total box office gross: Estimated book sales: 120• MILLION £2.116.071.336 ($3,317,470,739) 0000000000oo000000000o0 o00o0o000o0oo000oo0oo0o 50 SHADES OF GREY E.L James authored one of the most wildly successful erotica series ever conceived. The racy books were adapted into an ongoing film series. How did the sauciness translate to the silver screen? BOOK TRILOGY FIFTY SHADES OF GREY FIFTY FIFTY SHADES SHADES DARKER FREED 6 3.7/5 * 50% e 3.91 /5 * 61% e 3.91 /5 * 61% FILM SERIES FIFTY SHADES OF GREY FIFTY SHADES DARKER FIFTY SHADES FREED t 4.2/ 10 * 25% e ETA 2017 * ETA 2017 e ETA 2018 * ETA 2018 Fifty shades started life as Twilight fan fiction and transformed into a hugely successful title. It broke sales records and was the fastest book to sell a million copies. FACT! READING & VIEWING TIME BOOKS 1 day 3 hours (497,308 words) FILMS 2 hours 9 minutes days Total box office grosS: Estimated U.S. book sales: 100. MILLION £363,546.702 ($570,242,993) 00000000000000000000000 o000000000oo0ooo0oooo00 THE HIGHLIGHTS BEST BOOK SERIES BY SCORE WORST BOOK SERIES BY SCORE MOST POPULAR BOOK SERIES HARRY POTTER TWILIGHT HARRY POTTER 4.47/5 3.62/5 450+ million copies BEST ADAPTATION BY SCORE WORST ADAPTATION BY SCORE MOST POPULAR ADAPTATION GAME OF THRONES FIFTY SHADES OF GREY HARRY POTTER 9.5/ 10 4.2/10 £4,920,105,234 so00000 o0000000 ించించంంంంంి oo0000000000o There we have it, six of the most popular book-to-media franchises in the world. Which format do you prefer? A snuggled up reading session or relaxing with a movie marathon? Disclaimer: figures may vary between editions/episodes. Where possible close approximations have been made by referencing sources. Reading times are worked out with 300 wpm x word count. 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Bookworm Vs Film Buff

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