Byte Fight Episode 1: Worst Book to Movie Adaptation

Welcome to Byte Fight Episode 1! In this episode, Hayley and Sierra duke it out in a battle for the ages. The topic: worst book to movie adaptation. With only five minutes to spare, these two must convince you, the audience, of who’s right and who’s wrong. Who wins? Well, that’s up for you to decide!

Link to Byte Fight Ep. 1: https://archive.org/details/bite-fights-ep-1-worst-book-to-movie-adaptation

 

About the books discussed:

Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan:

Premise (from Goodreads):

Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can’t seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse – Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. When Percy’s mom finds out, she knows it’s time that he knew the truth about where he came from, and that he go to the one place he’ll be safe. She sends Percy to Camp Half Blood, a summer camp for demigods (on Long Island), where he learns that the father he never knew is Poseidon, God of the Sea. Soon a mystery unfolds and together with his friends—one a satyr and the other the demigod daughter of Athena – Percy sets out on a quest across the United States to reach the gates of the Underworld (located in a recording studio in Hollywood) and prevent a catastrophic war between the gods.

 

Vampire Academy Series by Richelle Mead:

Premise (from Goodreads):

Two races of vampires walk our world. One, the Moroi, are alive and wield elemental magical. The other, the Strigoi, are undead and evil-feeding on the innocent to survive. Rose Hathaway-a half-vampire with poor impulse control-is training to be a bodyguard for a Moroi princess. Learning to decapitate and stake is hard enough, but Rose’s real danger may lie in an illicit romance with one of her instructors…

 

The views and opinions discussed within the “Byte Fight” Podcast do not necessarily represent those of the Bellevue University Library or Bellevue University as a whole. Discussion of film availability was accurate as of the time this podcast was recorded.

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