Top Ten Literary Girl Role Models: Sarah Raine

1. Matilda: Matilda, by Roald Dahl Matilda was always one of my role models growing up. I loved books and was one of the few in my class that looked forward to the school day. Unlike my own encouraging experience, Matilda had to contend with a cruel and ignorant...

Literary Girls: Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games Trilogy)

For those who don’t know, Katniss Everdeen is the heroin of the trilogy of books written by Suzanne Collins and is played by Jennifer Lawrence in the movie adaptation of the series. The Hunger Games, Catching Fire and Mockingjay are set in a dystopian future...

The Rise of the Heroine: Young Adult Novels on the Big Screen

As someone who is an avid reader, I love when my favorite books are turned into movies. I love seeing the pages play out on the screen, and seeing if the movie matches up to my imagination of the events in the story. Recently, there’s been a rise in young adult...

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