Hello novel2screeners! I wanted to take a moment to follow up on my previous article on STARZ’ new limited series Sweetbitter. I’m not sure how many of you have seen the first three episodes, but if you’re looking for something to watch, I definitely recommend it. Spoilers below. This very short series (only six episodes) is based […]Read More Sweetbitter: Everyone is Soigné
Hello novel2screeners! Be forewarned, some spoilers below about the first episode of Sweetbitter on STARZ. So last week, I reviewed the book Sweetbitter (see the article here), and I really liked it, not the least of which because I too was a waitress in New York City in 2006. Stephanie Danler, the author of the […]Read More Sweetbitter Episode One: SALT
This week, I read Stephanie Danler’s debut novel Sweetbitter, in anticipation of the six-episode 30-minute dramatic series of the same name, premiering this Sunday, May sixth, on STARZ. Mild spoilers below. So, first off, I should say that I really liked this novel a lot, and found myself truly transported into its setting of a […]Read More Sweetbitter: A Bittersweet Moment
Hello, dear novel2screeners, and welcome to article five on Diana Gabaldon’s Drums of Autumn, which will be the source material for season four of “Outlander” on STARZ this fall. Um, spoilers and stuff are coming, y’all. So now you know. Last week, as you probably know, we took a little break from discussing some of the […]Read More Drums of Autumn: Jamie and the “R” Word
Hey, novel2screeners. Welcome to article four on Drums of Autumn, the fourth book in Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series, which will become the basis for this fall’s STARZ show. At novel2screen, as long-time readers know, we dive into popular books and talk about the process of adaptation from page to screen. Yes, this sometimes means analyzing […]Read More Drums of Autumn: Top Four Moments!
Welcome back, novel2screeners, as we dissect more of Diana Gabaldon’s Drums of Autumn, the fourth book in her Outlander series and the source material for season four of the STARZ series this fall! Okay, so those of you who read The Stephen Bonnet Conundrum last week know that, in my humble opinion (which you always entitled to […]Read More Drums of Autumn: The Convoluted MacGuffin!
Hey, folks, Welcome back to novel2screen’s series on Diana Gabaldon’s Drums of Autumn, which will become this fall’s season of Outlander on STARZ. SPOILERS BELOW! So last week, I ruffled a few feathers by declaring that I felt Drums spent too many pages on its set-up, and the actual plot (which begins halfway through the 900 page […]Read More Drums of Autumn: The Stephen Bonnet Conundrum