Movie Novelizations International

Movie Novelizations International

The decision by a publisher, when it comes to what potential movies to adapt into novelizations, can be difficult and convoluted. What kind of advertising budget does the film have to supplement the cost of publication? Who is the target audience, and is it broad...
I Read Movies – Who Wrote Roger Rabbit?

I Read Movies – Who Wrote Roger Rabbit?

In¬†celebration of the 30th anniversary of the 1988 hit film Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Paxton Holley – host of the I Read Movies podcast – took a closer look at both the movie novelization (adapted by Martin Noble in ’88) and the original 1981 novel...
On the Media Covers the Secret Life of Novelizations

On the Media Covers the Secret Life of Novelizations

We just recently stumbled upon this NPR piece (from WNYC) that aired during On The Media a couple years ago. Pretty fun and informative listen. Click on the image below to check out the WNYC page for this piece, or listen on the player below. The Secret Life of...
I Read Movies – the Star Wars Saga

I Read Movies – the Star Wars Saga

Not only is Paxton Holley an avid fan of movie novelizations, but he’s also a life-long fan of the Star Wars Saga. So we’ve been very happy that a good portion of his first crop of episodes has been dedicated to covering the famous (and sometimes infamous)...
WTF did I just read: Robocop

WTF did I just read: Robocop

In the realm of movie novelizations, there are a handful of books that just seem, well, unlikely. Whether it’s an adaptation of a film that just does not seem like it would make for a good book (like Three Amigos), or one that would have an uphill battle of...