Heyy guys, what have you been up to in the past few weeks ? I have been writing exams back to back in the hot city of Accra. Today I will love to show you why romance is soo interesting, it can generate diverse contents, which is why some of our romance movies come from romance books…
Some of this romance movies are;
Our famous Twilight is the first book in the twilight series. It is a young adult vampire romance novel by Author Stephanie Meyer. It’s a story about a 17 year old girl Bella Swan who moves from Phoenix, Arizona to Forks, Washington to live with her father and gets involved with a 109 year old vampire Edward Cullen and overtime they fall in love. The novel was later adapted as a film and released in 2008.
The notebook is a romance novel by American novelist Nicholas Sparks. The plot is based on the undying love of an old couple, Noah and Allie. It was published in 1996 by Warner Books and was later adapted into the popular, THE NOTEBOOK in 2004 with our main characters, Ryan Gosling as Noah Calhoun and Rachel Mcadams as Allie.
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Pride and prejudice is a romantic novel written by Jane Austen. The novel follows the story of Elizabeth Bennet the dynamic protagonist who learns about the repercussions of hasty judgements and eventually comes to appreciate the difference between superficial goodness and actual goodness. It was later adapted into an american film released in 1940 directed by Robert Z. Leonard.
ME BEFORE YOU
Me before you is a romance novel written by Jojo Moyes. It was first published in 2012 in the UK. It tells the story of a twenty six year old Louisa Clark who gets involved with Will Traynor when she becomes his caretaker. She finds out about his death wish and starts to devise ways that will help convince him to abandon his death wish. It was later adapted into a movie in 2016, directed by Thea Sharrock.
THE GREAT GATSBY
The GREAT GATSBY is a 1925 novel written by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald. The story primarily concerns the young and mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and his chivalryc passion and obsession with the beautiful former debutante Daisy Buchanan. It was later adapted into an American film directed by Herbert Brenon in 1926.
A WALK TO REMEMBER
A walk to remember is a novel by American writer Nicholas Sparks, released in 1999. It is a story of two teenagers who fall in love with each other despite the disparity of their personalities. It was later adapted into an American coming-of-age romantic tragedy film directed by Adam Sharkam released in 2002.
TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE
To all the boys I’ve loved before is a 2014 young adult romance novel by Jenny Han, an American author released in 2014. It tells the story of Lara Jean a 16 year old girl who keeps love letters to all the boys she has ever loved in a box. It’s movie adaptation was released on Netflix in 2018. It’s plot is similar to the original book with a few changes and a sequel is already planned to be released in the beginning of 2020.
Now this are some of the romance movies that were books first, If you know any more, tell me in the comment section. Lets discuss!!!