Books Made into Movies – Fall 2013

By , September 19, 2013

This fall there will be a number of good books being made into movies…..

 

September

 SERENA
“In 1929, newlyweds George and Serena Pemberton travel from Boston to the North Carolina mountains where they plan to create a timber empire. Their intense, passionate marriage starts to unravel after Serena realizes that she cannot have children. Rash’s masterful balance of violence and beauty yields a riveting novel that, at its core, tells of love both honored and betrayed.”

Based on the book: Serena: A Novel by Ron Rash

 

October

PARANOIA

“Paranoia is an electrifying roller-coaster ride of suspense that will hold the reader hostage until the final, astonishing twist.”

 

Based on the book: Paranoia by Joseph Finder

 

THE SEVENTH SON
“Young Tom, the seventh son of a seventh son, starts work as an apprentice for the village spook, whose job is to protect ordinary folk from “ghouls, boggarts, and all manner of wicked beasties.”

 

Based on the children’s book: The Last Apprentice:Revenge of the Witch by Joseph Delaney

 

ROMEO AND JULIET

“In fair Verona the families of Montague and Capulet are locked in a long-standing, bitter blood feud when young Romeo Montague slips into a masquerade party at the Capulet’s. During the dance he glimpses Juliet, the daughter of the house, and is struck by love at first sight.”

Based on the play: Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

 

CARRIE

“Stephen King’s legendary debut novel about a teenage outcast and the revenge she enacts on her classmates.”

 

 

Based on the book: Carrie by Stephen King 

 

BAGGAGE CLAIM
“A big-hearted story about friendship, family, and the relentless pursuit of love.”

 

 

Based on the book: Baggage Claim by David E. Talbert

 

November

ENDER’S GAME

“Andrew “Ender” Wiggin thinks he is playing computer simulated war games at the Battle School; he is, in fact, engaged in something far more desperate.”

 

Based on the book: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

 

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE
“By winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion.”
Based on the young adult book: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

 

December

THE MONUMENTS MEN

“The previously untold story of a little-known WWII Allied division whose mission was to track down European art and treasures that had been looted by the Nazis at Hitler’s command.”

 

Based on the book: The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert M. Edsel

 

THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG

“Part two of Lord of the Rings prequel trilogy. Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return.”

Based on the book: The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

 


JACK RYAN

“A government analyst discovers a terrorist plot.”

Based on the series: Jack Ryan by Tom Clancy 

 

THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY
“A daydreamer has a real life adventure.”
Based on the short story: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty by James Thurber

 

-Karen

 

 

2 Responses to “Books Made into Movies – Fall 2013”

  1. nice share,Thanks for the informations

  2. Karen says:

    Thanks Margarite! I happy you liked the post.

Leave a Reply

Off the Shelf is powered by WordPress. Panorama Theme by Themocracy