The Calico Books


Welcome back to Movie Monday!!  This is (I hope to eventually be) a semimonthly feature on my blog where I compare and discuss books and their movie adaptation.  It’s been a while since my first Movie Monday, but I’m so excited to be doing another one! This week, I’m discussing Room by Emma Donoghue and its highly successful 2015 movie! Like last time, please be aware that there will be spoilers.

Summary: To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world. It is where he was born and grew up; it’s where he lives with his Ma as they learn and read and eat and sleep and play. At night, his Ma shuts him safely in the wardrobe, where he is meant to be asleep when Old Nick visits. Room is home to Jack, but to Ma, it is the prison where Old Nick… Read More