Chill this Easter long weekend and binge read your favourite TV series and movies.
Hills Shire Library Services has a number of books which have inspired shows and movies now streaming online, including:
Books that inspired TV shows:
Pretty Little Liars: The series follows the lives of four teenage girls, whose clique falls apart after the disappearance of their queen bee, Alison DiLaurentis.
Game of Thrones: Follows a web of alliances and conflicts among noble dynasties vying to claim the throne or fighting for independence from it.
The Mortal Instruments: The series follows a teenage girl, Clary Fray, who’s search for her missing mother leads her into an alternative world, filled with faeries, warlocks, vampires, werewolves and demons.
Vampire Diaries: The story focuses around Elena Gilbert, a young, beautiful high school girl who finds herself torn between two brothers, Stefan and Damon Salvatore, who are centuries old vampires.
Books that inspired movies:
Dumplin’: Story follows a curvaceous teenager on her quest to become a beauty pageant queen and the lessons she learns about what beauty really means.
To all the boys I’ve loved before: Story centres on a teenage girl, Lara Jean, who writes love letters to her crushes. She pours her heart and soul into these letters, which she keeps all to herself – for her eyes only. But these letters are posted and Lara Jean’s non-existent love life goes from zero attention to out of control.
Hunger Games The story is centered on 16-year-old girl, Katniss Everdeen and her struggle for survival in a dystopian world and the leader who rules it.
Mortal Engines: Is set in a dystopian future, where cities move on wheels across a destructive earth.
Twilight: The story follows 16-year-old Bella Swan who moves from dry and sunny Arizona to drizzly Washington, and finds her life in danger after she falls madly and deeply in love with vampire, Edward Cullen.
Thursday, April 18, is the final day for print borrowing as all Hills Shire Libraries will be closed over the Easter weekend from Friday, April 19, through to Monday, April 22.
You can find electronic editions of these books on the library website which you can download with ease with the help of an electronic device, your library card and more importantly, without leaving your home.