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I am offering a release challenge again for 2013. No prizes, only bragging rights.


1. Book must have been made into a movie
e.g., Gone with the Wind, by Margaret Mitchell
or book was based on a movie
e.g., Fantastic Voyage, by Isaac Asimov

Made-for-television movies and mini-series count, as well as motion pictures that were shown in theatres.

Except for mini-series, books that were made into television series or which are based on television series are not included in this challenge. (You can release these kinds of books in Davros-10's TV Series Release Challenge, http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/487456 .)

Books published in any year, and movies released in any year, are eligible.

2. All releases must be wild. Releases to OBCZs, thrift shops, or The Book Thing will be considered wild.

3. Releases that fit multiple release challenges are welcome.

4. After journaling your release, record it here with a link to your journal entry. Please mention in your release note that the book was released as part of this challenge.

5. Optional: report catches and new members resulting from this challenge.

6. This challenge will run from January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013, your time.


#1. The Time Traveler's Wife ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11600443/ ), wild release with picture.

#2. Les Miserables ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7559889/ ), wild release.


The last I heard was that they didn't want books with BookCrossing markings.



#22 http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/9884853 The Empire Strikes Back
#23 http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8529687 Lady Chatterley’s Lover


wingGhaneschawing 7 yrs ago
#2 + 3
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11617378 Viel Lärm um nichts = Much Ado about Nothing

http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11151505 Bambi / Themenrelease


winggoldenwattlewing 7 yrs ago
They Do It With Mirrors, by Agatha Christie


1. Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11508367
2. The Rainmaker - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11612093


here this is from Physalis74


I' order labels from shop :-)



#2 We Need To Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11460345/
#3 Eragon by Christopher Paolini http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11599452/


wingGhaneschawing 7 yrs ago
# 4


#3. The Box ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10008219/ ), wild release.

#4. Gulliver's Travels ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10008172/ ), wild release.


wingGhaneschawing 7 yrs ago
# 5


wingGhaneschawing 7 yrs ago
# 6 + 7


#4 Jurrasic Park by Michael Crichton http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11629268
#5 All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10311685



1. http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11586124
The Pastor's Wife: The True Story of a Minister and the Shocking Death that Divided a Family. (saw this movie on tv which got me interested in reading the book)

2. http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/2386506 A Painted House


wingGhaneschawing 7 yrs ago
# 8-11


3. Cheaper by the Dozen - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8162649



#6 Seabiscuit By Laura Hillenbrand. http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11653079/
#7 Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel. http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11654865
#8 Hoot by Carl Hiaasen. http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11653089/


#5. The Incredible Journey ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11633696/ ), wild release, and a very quick catch!

#6. Little Big Man ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11314340/ ), wild release.

#7. Wyrd Sisters ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11630161/ ), wild release, with pic.



wingjarewing 7 yrs ago
Release #1




#9 Flags of our Fathers http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11666870/
#10 Watership Down by Richard Adams http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11668966/
#11 Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11668793


#1 Hoot (release #8) http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11653089/

new member


3 http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11676012/ He Died with a Felafel in His Hand
4 http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11676100/ The Lovely Bones


#8. Emma ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11659306 ), wild release, multiple challenges.


winggoldenwattlewing 7 yrs ago
2. Thank You for Smoking, by Christopher Buckley.


#12 Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11669730
#13 A Night to Remember by Walter Lord http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11643351/
#14 Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11660699/


1 The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde - Robert Louis Stevenson


#9: Richard III ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11432471/ ), wild release - in honor of the discovery of Richard III's remains!

#10. Busman's Honeymoon ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11659338/ ), wild release, multiple challenges.



wingGhaneschawing 7 yrs ago
# 14 -17


wingGhaneschawing 7 yrs ago
# 18-20




6 http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11693224/ Rumpelstiltskin

There seems to have been multiple movie versions over the years.


#11. Flight of the Doves ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/9751268 ), wild release, multiple challenges.

#12. The Wild Duck ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11498549/ ), wild release, multiple challenges.


#13. Out of Africa ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/9923478 ), wild release, multiple challenges.



wingjarewing 7 yrs ago
Release #2


#14. The Grapes of Wrath ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7748509/ ), wild release, multiple challenges.

#15. Dragon Head Vol. 1 ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10432871/ ), wild release, multiple challenges.


7 http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11735859/ A Sunday by the Pool in Kigali

1 http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11676100/ The Lovely Bones



8 http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11737944/ The Last King of Scotland
9 http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11738086/ The Sailor from Gibraltar


#20 Jane Eyre http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11740911/
#21 Harry Potter and the Sorceror's Stone http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11740905


#22 The Legend of Beggar Vance http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11712424
#23 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11742324
#24 Shogun http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11744417/
#25 All Creatures Great and Small. http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11704058/


wingGhaneschawing 7 yrs ago





#16. Jar City ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/9897888/ ), wild release, multiple challenges.


wingGhaneschawing 7 yrs ago


#17. Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11494007/ ) - the movie was a very short one from 1906, which may be the earliest film adaptation I've posted in any of the movie-book challenges! Wild release, multiple challenges. Update: Got a lovely catch on this!


About time (I hear you say).

Dual challenge. This one also goes in Never Judge a Book by Its Cover, week 10.

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood


Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

Interesting catch. Someone found it in a geocache and mailed it to a friend. New member!


wingGhaneschawing 7 yrs ago





4. Push - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10011245
Made into the movie Precious.



Canadateagirl 7 yrs ago
3. Indiana Jones Adventures http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11757026



#26 Harry Potter and the Sorceror's stone http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11712382/
#27 The Bone Collector http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11768894
#28 One for the Money http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11770307/

The funny thing is that some books I wouldn't know have been turned into movies except for the film stills on the cover! (the Bone Collector)



wingGhaneschawing 7 yrs ago



Canadateagirl 7 yrs ago



#20. Time Traveler's Wife ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/9903641/ )


15 http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11784487/ Playing The Moldovans At Tennis



#21. The Once and Future King ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/3594199/ ), inspiration for Camelot



#22. The Happy Prince ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11082661/ ), wild release.


wingDavros-10wing 7 yrs ago
Release #1




#23. Works of H. G. Wells ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/3405943/ ), of which several have inspired film adaptations; wild release.

#24. Jurnalul lui Adam Si al Evei ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11717507/ ), a Romanian-language translation of a number of Mark Twain's stories, including at least one that inspired a film adaptation ("The Mysterious Stranger").


wingGhaneschawing 7 yrs ago


Canadateagirl 7 yrs ago


2 Pride & Prejudice - Jane Austen http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10947973



#25. The Pit and the Pendulum and other stories ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11236291/ ), wild release (geocache), with photo.


#41 How Stella Got Her Groove Back http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11810350/
#42 Clear and Present Danger. http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11229144/
#43 One for the Money http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11812961
#44 Empire of The Sun http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11814974/


#26. Alice in Wonderland ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11236391 ), wild release to geocache, with photo.

#27. Incendiary ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11038190/ ), wild release, with photo.

#28. Day of the Triffids ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11525076 ), wild release, with photo.


http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11763182 Służące (The Help) with photo



#45 Wuthering Heights http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11831950/

caught fairly quickly, with a new member.


#29. Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11525105/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, release photo. [There's a video version of the "Cats!" musical; if that doesn't count as a movie, let me know and I'll drop this one!]

#30. Maison Ikkoku ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11342234/ ), wild release.



http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11767025 Wyspa skarbów (Treasure Island)

http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11767808 Paragraf 22 (Catch 22)

both with photos



#31. Last of the Mohicans ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7748495/ ), wild release, with photo.



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