Do you love streaming new TV show series? You may have noticed that some of the most popular TV shows and movies have started out as great books. Movie and television adaptations that have become blockbusters include, Game of Thrones, Bridgerton and The Queens Gambit. However, these are just a few of the very successful transitions from book to screen.
Libraries have a large range of books that have been adapted to the screen. People like to argue whether the book or movie is better. Why not join the debate, and experience same stories are told in different ways. You can start by reading, then watching one of your favourites and decide for yourself.
Drop into your local Sunshine Coast Library to find your next read or download an eBook or audiobook from the extensive eLibrary.
Libraries love these eBooks:
- The House of Gucci: a true story of murder, madness, glamour and greed by Sara Gay Forden
- Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
- The unbreakable boy: a father’s fear, a son’s courage, and a story of unconditional love by Scott Michael LeRette
- Foundation by Isaac Asimov
- Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam
To get started download the cloudLibrary and Libby apps. Select Sunshine Coast Libraries and enter your member number and passwords.
Libraries love these eAudiobooks:
- The lost flowers of Alice Hart by Holly Ringland
- The Viscount who loved me: Bridgerton Series, book 2 by Julia Quinn
- Where the crawdads sing by Delia Owens
- Conversations with friends by Sally Rooney
- Killing floor by Lee Child
To get started, download the BorrowBox and Libby apps, select Sunshine Coast Libraries and enter your member number and password.
Stream movies on Beamafilm:
- Tim Winton’s The Turning (MA15+) – Eighteen talented Australian directors from diverse artistic disciplines each create a chapter of the hauntingly beautiful novel by Tim Winton.
- To kill a mockingbird (PG) – Atticus Finch, a lawer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his kids against prejudice.
- Playing Beattie Bow (PG) – A discontented Sydney teenager travels back in time to 1873, whilst watching an old fashioned children’s game.
- Robbery under arms (PG) – Enigmatic bushranger Captain Starlight and his gang decide to change their lives and go straight after one last job. But their luck may be running out.
First time customer, select Add Library Card and enter your member number and password.
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