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This is the official blog of indie author / adventure writer Andy R. Bunch, author of the fantasy book, "Suffering Rancor." As always, I'll post funny or amazing things I find in my travels or from poking around online. This is a great place to kick back and relax a bit. You may note that I’m not too clean or too dirty. For more information on my book, go to Here are links to first two books and

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Great Fall Movies- Read the book First!

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Don't forget to come by the Fall Home and Garden Show to visit the NIWA booth and your favorite local authors.

SO many good movies coming out this Fall! What is better than a movie on a cold rainy day?
Here’s a few that I haven’t heard much about but coming very soon.
SERENA based on a novel by Ron Rash Releases October
A pair of passionate newlyweds move to North Carolina to build a timber empire in the late 1920s but their life unravels when they discover they/’re unable to conceive a child.
BAGGAGE CLAIM based on a novel by David Talbert Released 9/27/13
A thirty-five-year-old woman pressured by the marriage traditions of her family embarks on a cross-country journey to find a husband.
A short-order cook with psychic abilities encounters a mysterious newcomer in his small desert town.
Based On: Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz
Release Date: 19 September 2013
Following his assassination, President John F. Kennedy is brought to the Parkland Hospital in Dallas and chaos ensues.
Based On: Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy by Vincent Bugliosi
Release Date: 20 September 2013
The seventh son of a seventh son trains to become an exorcist with the help of the local Spook.
Based On: Revenge of the Witch by Joseph Delaney
Release Date: 18 October 2013
Here’s some of the big ones!
PARANOIA –October 4th
A recently hired corporate employee spies on his new boss’ mentor in order to secure his job.
Based On: Paranoia by Joseph Finder
CARRIE- October 18th
Stephen King’s debut novel. The original movie came out in 1976 and is a classic.
Carrie White is a shy outcast at high school and has been sheltered by her deeply religious mother. When Carrie is pushed too far at her senior prom, she unleashes telekinetic terror on the entire town.
ENDER’S GAME- November 1st
Orson Scott Card’s most popular book. With Harrison Ford- I am excited for this one! This series in a quintet. Next books in the series: Speaker for the Dead, Xenocide, Children of the Mind
In the near future, a hostile alien race called the Formics have attacked Earth. If not for the legendary heroics of International Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham, all would have been lost.
Ender Wiggin, a shy but strategically brilliant boy, is recruited to join the elite. Arriving at Battle School, Ender quickly and easily masters increasingly difficult challenges and simulations, distinguishing himself and winning respect amongst his peers. Ender is soon ordained by Graff as the military’s next great hope, resulting in his promotion to Command School. Once there, he’s trained by Mazer Rackham himself to lead his fellow soldiers into an epic battle that will determine the future of Earth and save the human race.
CATCHING FIRE- November 22nd
The 2nd in the Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins
Katnis has returned home after winning the 74th annual Hunger Game competition with fellow tribute Peeta. They must leave their family and friends for a “Victors Tour”. Along the journey Katnis senses a rebellion is simmering. But the Capital with President Snow is still in control and planning the 75th Hunger Games.
The Maze Runner – due out in February 2014
This is the 1st in a young adult dystopian trilogy by James Dashner. The 2nd book is the Scorch Trials and the 3rd book is The Death Cure.
Teenager Thomas wakes up in the Glade, an oasis in the middle of a huge maze. He is surrounded by other boys his age, who like him, have no idea how they got there. The boys try to find a way out of the maze every day, but no one has escaped. Although he has no memory, the maze seems familiar to Thomas.
Divergent- March 2014
Another young adult dystopian trilogy by Veronica Roth The 2nd book Insurgent is out and the final book Allegiant is due out in late October.
It takes place in a future Chicago, and involves factions on fighting teenagers, so it can’t help but draw comparisons with The Hunger Games. There is a lot of hype around this movie, it was a great book!

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