Another Armchair BEA extravaganza is over sad face but the good news is the delight in revealing the winners from the giveaways!
~ Sharon’s blog giveaway ~
$25 Amazon Gift Card ~ Anji
Copy of a Sharon Lathan novel, eBook or print, winner’s choice of title
~ Armchair BEA selected winners ~
Miss Darcy Falls in Love, print
I will be contacting everyone as the day progresses. Be watching your emails! And a HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who interacted with the Armchair BEA blogs and shared on various social media places. It was a terrifically fun week for me!
In other giveaway news, the only soul brave enough to tackle my Website Scavenger Hunt on May 16 was Luthien! So she too has won a copy of A Season of Courtship. Yeah!
Now, as promised, the answers to the Book to Movie Adaptations Quiz posted on May 30 for Armchair BEA Day#5–
A – 9 O Brother, Where Art Thou by the Coen Brothers is based on Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey.
B – 11 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest was inspired by Ken Kesey’s job at a mental health facility.
C – 7 Stand By Me was based on Stephen King’s novella The Body.
D – 1 The holiday classic A Christmas Story was a book by Jean Shepherd based on her own childhood in Indiana.
E – 4 Field of Dreams came from W.P. Kinsella’s Shoeless Joe.
F – 12 Somehow Stephen King’s experience as a school janitor inspired the novel Carrie. I don’t think I want to know how!
G – 2 Blade Runner was the novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick.
H – 6 John W. Campbell’s Who Goes There? set in Antarctica became The Thing.
I – 10 Insomnia inspired Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club.
J – 3 The Graduate, by Charles Webb, was somewhat autobiographical.
K – 5 The biggest surprise novel to movie for everyone, including me, was Die Hard an adaptation of a Roderick Thorp thriller.
L – 8 The Neverending Story originated as a German novel by Michael Ende.
Those who gave answers to the quiz got all of them correct.
Mega kudos to my movie fanatic brothers and sisters!