Read It Before It Becomes A Movie

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Books have been the ground work for movies for a long time. Here is a list of books that have been made and are coming out as movies. Stop by the Library to check them out and read them before or even after seeing the movie!

2020

Death on the Nile

written by Agatha Christie

Artemis Fowl

written by Eoin Colfer

Dolittle

based off the book The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle written by Hugh Lofting

The Call of the Wild

written by Jack London

All the Bright Places

written by Jennifer Niven

The Devil All the Time

written by Donald Ray Pollock

Too All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You

based off the book P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han

Dune

written by Frank Herbert

The Witches

written by Roald Dahl

The Secret Garden

written by Frances Hodgson

The Invisible Man

written by H.G. Wells

The Turning

based off the book The Turn of the Screw written by Henry James

Emma

written by Jane Austen

David Copperfield

written by Charles Dickens

The Stand

written by Stephen King

Rebecca

written by Daphne du Maurier

Petter Rabbit 2

written by Beatrix Potter

Two Kisses for Maddy

written by Mathew Logelin

The Good Shepherd

written by C.S. Forester

One and Only Ivan

written by Katherine Applegate

Without Remorse

written by Tom Clancy

News of the World

written by Paulette Jiles

Nine Perfect Strangers

written by Liane Moriarty

The Pale Horse

written by Agatha Christie

Made for Love

written by Alissa Nutting

Enola Holmes

written by Nancy Springer

2019

Five Feet Apart

written by Rachael Lippincott

Pet Sematary

written by Stephen King

After

written by Anna Todd

The Sunday is Also a Star

written by Nicola Yoon

Where’d You Go, Bernadette

written by Maria Semple

It Chapter Two

written by Stephen King

Little Women

written by Louisa May Alcott

The Goldfinch

written by Donna Tartt

Doctor Sleep

written by Stephen King

Catch 22

written by Joseph Heller

Native Son

written by Richard Wright

Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists

written by Sarah Shepard

Motherless Brooklyn

written by Jonathan Lethmen

A Dog’s Way Home

written by W. Bruce Cameron

Breakthrough

written by Joyce Smith

Can You Keep a Secret?

written by Sophie Kinsella

2018

12 Strong

based off the book Horse Soldiers written by Doug Stanton

Maze Runner

written by James Dashner

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

written by Beatrix Potter

Fifty Shades Series

written by E.L. James

Annihilation

written by Jeff VanderMeer

Every Day

written by David Levithan

The War With Grandpa

written by Robert Kimmel Smith

Red Sparrow

written by Jason Mathews

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

written by Becky Alertalli

Ready Player One

written by Ernest Cline

Where’d you go, Bernadette written by Maria Semple

Crazy Rich Asians

written by Kevin Kwan

The Darkest Minds

written by Alexandra Bracken

Boy Erased

written by Garrard Conley

First Man: A life of Neil A. Armstrong

written by James R Hansen

The Jungle Book

written by Rudyard Kipling

The girl in the spider’s web

written by David Lagercrantz

Queen of Scots

written by John Guy

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 

written by J.K. Rowling

Fahrenheit 451

written by Ray Bradbury

The Long Home

written by William Gay

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

written by Jenny Han

Ophelia

written by Lisa Klein

Monster

written by Walter Dean Myers

Bel Canto

written by Ann Patchett

The Bell Jar

written by Sylvia Plath

Between Shades of Gray

written by Ruta Sepetys

2017

Live by Night

written by Dennis Lehane

A Dog’s Purpose

written by W. Bruce Cameron

Tulip Fever

written by Deborah Moggach

Before I Fall

written by Lauren Oliver

The Shack

written by William P. Young

The Zookeeper’s Wife

written by Diane Ackerman

Wonder

written by R.J. Palaciao

The Lost City of Z

written by David Grann

The Circle

written by Dave Eggers

The Dinner

written by Herman Koch

Everything, Everything

written by Nicola Yoon

Adventures of Captain Underpants

written by Dave Pilkey

My Cousin Rachel

written by Daphne du Maurier

Valerian & Laureline

written by Jean-Claude Mezieres and Pierre

The Dark Tower 1: The Gunslinger

written by Stephen King

The Mountain Between Us

written by Charles Martin

Murder on the Orient Express

written by Agatha Christie

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2016

13 Hours

written by Mitchell Zuckoff

The 5th Wave

written by Rick Yancey

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

written by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith

The Choice

written by Nicholas Sparks

How To Be Single

written by Liz Tuccillo

Allegiance

written by Veronica Roth

Through the Looking Glass

written by Lewis Carroll

Me Before You

written by Jojo Moyes

The BFG

written by Roald Dahl

Tarzan and the Apes

written by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates: and a Thousand Cocktails

written by Mike and Dave Stangle

The Girl on the Train

written by Paula Hawkins

A Monster Calls

written by Patrick Ness

Inferno

written by Dan Brown

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

written by Ben Fountain

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

written by Ransom Riggs

2015

Still Alice

written by Lisa Genova

The Mortdecai Trilogy

written by Kyril Bonfiglioli

Where Rainbows End

written by Cecelia Ahern

The Last Apprentice

written by Joseph Delaney

The DUFF

written by Kody Keplinger

Dead Stars

written by Bruce Wagner

In the Heart of the Sea

written by Nathaniel Philbrick

Serena

written by Ron Rush

The Longest Ride

written by Nicholas Sparks

The Moon and the Sunday

written by Vonda N. McIntyre

Child 44

written by Tom Rob Smith

Far From the Madding Crowd

written by Thomas Hardy

The Scorch Trails

written by James Dashner

Black Mass

written by Dick Lehr and Gerald O’Neil

Frankenstein

written by Mary Shelley

The Martian

written by Andy Weir