Books to Movies 2018

Books to read before they hit the big screen in 2018

Forever My Girl Book Cover


Forever My Girl by Heidi McLaughlin

Film adaptation expected January 19


Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton

Film adaptation titled 12 Horses expected January 19



Monster by Walter Dean Myers

Film adaptation premiering at the Sundance Film Festival January 22

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Books to Movies 2017

Books to Read Before They Hit the Big Screen 2017

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
Film release January 6, starring Taraji P. Henson & Octavia Spencer

Live By Night by Dennis Lehane
Film Release January 13, starring Ben Affleck & Zoe Saldana

A Dog’s Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron
Film Release January 27, starring Bradley Cooper & Britt Robertson

Fifty Shades Darker by E.L. James
Film release February 10, starring Dakota Johnson & Jamie Dornan

The Shack by William P. Young
Film release March 3, starring Sam Worthington & Octavia Spencer

Beauty and the Beast by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont
Film release March 17, starring Emma Watson & Dan Stevens

Allegiant by Veronica Roth
Film release March 24, as Allegiant Part 2, starring Shailene Woodley & Theo James

The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman
Film release March 31, starring Jessica Chastain & Daniel Brüh

Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
Film release April 7, starring Zoey Deutch & Halston Sage

Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Film release April 7, starring Jacob Tremblay & Julia Roberts

The Lost City of Z by David Grann
Film release April 21, starring Charlie Hunnam & Robert Pattinson

The Circle by Dave Eggers
Film release April 28, starring Emma Watson & Tom Hanks

The Adventures of Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey
Film release June 2, as Captain Underpants starring Ed Helms & Kevin Hart

My Cousin Rachel by Daphne Du Maurier
Film release July 14, starring Rachel Weisz & Sam Claflin

The Empire of a Thousand Planets by Pierre Christin
Film release July 21, as Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, starring Dane DeHaan & Cara Delevingne

The Dark Tower by Stephen King
Film release July 28, starring Idris Elba & Matthew McConaghey

Jumanji by Chris Allsburg
Film release July 28, starring Dwayne Johnson & Jack Black

It by Stephen King
Film release September 8, starring Bill Skarsgård & Finn Wolfhard

The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin
Film release October 20, starring Idris Elba & Kate Winslet

Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews
Film release November 10, starring Jennifer Lawrence & Joel Edgerton

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
Film release November 22, starring Kenneth Branagh & Leslie Odom, Jr.

Dates to be Announced

The House of Tomorrow by Peter Bognanni
Starring Asa Butterfield & Nick Offerman

Back from Tuichi : The Harrowing Life-and-Death Story of Survival in the Amazon Rainforest by Yossi Ghinsberg
Film to be released as Jungle, starring Daniel Radcliffe & Yasmin Kassim

My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf
Starring Ross Lynch & Anne Heche

The Long Home by William Gay
Starring James Franco & Analeigh Tipton

Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer
Starring Natalie Portman & Tessa Thompson

Books to Read Before They Hit the Big Screen

Rosie Dunne or Love, Rosie by Cecilia Ahern
Film release February 6 as Love, Rosie starring Lily Collins & Sam Clalfin

The Last Apprentice by Joseph Delaney
Film Release February 6 as Seventh Son starring Jeff Bridges & Kit Harrington

Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James
Film Release February 13 starring Jamie Dornan & Dakota Johnson

The DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend) by Kody Keplinger
Film release February 20 starring Mae Whitman & Robbie Amell

 Dead Stars by Bruce Wagner
Film release February 27 as Maps to the Stars starring Julianne Moore & Robert Pattinson

In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick
Film release March 13 starring Chris Hemsworth & Cillian Murphy

Insurgent by Veronica Roth
Film release March 20 starring Shailene Woodley & Theo James

Serena by Ron Rash
Film release March 27 starring Jennifer Lawrence & Bradley Cooper

The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks
Film release April 10 starring Chris Hemsworth & Britt Robertson

Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith
Film release April 17 starring Tom Hardy & Gary Oldman

Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
Film release May 1 starring Carey Mulligan & Michael Sheen

Paper Towns by John Green
Film release June 19 starring Cara Delevingne & Nat Wolff

The Scorch Trials by James Dashner
Film release September 18 starring Dylan O’Brien & Kaya Scodelario

Black Mass by Dick Lehr & Gerald O’Neill
Film release September 18 starring Johnny Depp & Benedict Cumberbatch

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Film release October 2 starring Daniel Radcliffe & James McAvoy

Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
Film release October 9 starring Idris Elba & Scarlett Johansson

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Film release November 20 as Mockingjay: Part 2 starring Jennifer Lawrence & Josh Hutcherson

The Martian by Andy Weir
Film release November 27 starring Matt Damon & Jessica Chastain


Make sure to get your hands on these books before the movies hit the big screen!