From Page to Screen

  • From Page to Screen

Do you like to read the book before watching the movie?  The following, created by Assistant Circulation Librarian, Mellissa Ryan, is a list of books that are being adapted into movies or series and are currently scheduled for release in 2021.  For a printed copy of this list, click here: Page to Screen

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Douglas Adams

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Extremely funny . . . inspired lunacy . . . [and] over much too soon.”—The Washington Post Book World SOON TO BE A HULU SERIES • Now celebrating the pivotal 42nd anniversary of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Ga

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

From the award-winning, bestselling author of We Should All Be Feminists and Half of a Yellow Sun—the story of two Nigerians making their way in the U.S. and the UK, raising universal questions of race, belonging, the overseas experience for the Af

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The Shadow and Bone Trilogy

Leigh Bardugo

In a lavish world where darkness reigns and science collides with superstition, Alina Starkov has the power to save her country...but it comes with a price in The Grisha Trilogy by New York Times-bestselling author Leigh Bardugo. Included in this bun

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Dear Zoe

Philip Beard

Tess DeNunzio tries to deal with the death of her younger sister, Zoe, by writing her a letter, as she moves from her mother and stepfather's family to live with her real father, and begins a romance with a boy who lives next door.

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The Shining Girls

Lauren Beukes

The girl who wouldn’t die. Hunting a killer who shouldn’t exist. Chicago 1931. Violent drifter Harper Curtis stumbles upon a house that hides a secret as shocking as his own twisted nature: it opens onto other times. Harper uses it to stalk his

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Without Remorse

Tom Clancy

John Kelly, an ordinary man, crosses the lines of justice and morality and becomes the legendary Mr. Clark of the CIA, a man of ruthless and brilliant cunning, whose merciless work during an all-out war game is done with complete human detachment. Re

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True Things about Me

Deborah Kay Davies

One ordinary afternoon, a young woman is working in a benefits office. Later, she is having sex with a stranger in an underground parking lot. What made her do this? How can she forget him? These are questions the young woman asks herself as she char

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The Woman in the Window

A. J. Finn

#1 New York Times Bestseller – Soon to be a Major Motion Picture on Netflix starring Amy Adams, Julianne Moore, and Gary Oldman “Astounding. Thrilling. Amazing.” —Gillian Flynn “Unputdownable.” —Stephen King “A dark, twisty confection

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They Wish They Were Us

Jessica Goodman

TV ADAPTATION "THE PLAYERS' TABLE" STARRING HALSEY AND EUPHORIA'S SYDNEY SWEENEY COMING TO HBO MAX “A pristine infusion of Gossip Girl and Netflix's Elite, this prep-school thriller has it all: plaid skirts, secret societie

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Nightmare Alley

William Lindsay Gresham

Nightmare Alley begins with an extraordinary description of a freak-show geek—alcoholic and abject and the object of the voyeuristic crowd’s gleeful disgust and derision—going about his work at a county fair. Young Stan Carlisle is working as a

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Killers of the Flower Moon

David Grann

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST From the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Lost City of Z, a twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history In the 1920s, the

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Always and Forever, Lara Jean

Jenny Han

Lara Jean’s letter-writing days aren’t over in this follow-up to the bestselling To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and P.S. I Still Love You. Soon to be a major motion picture coming to Netflix in 2021—the first two movies in the series are s

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The Nightingale

Kristin Hannah

"In World War II France, two sisters face frightening situations and respond in ways they never thought possible as bravery and resistance take different forms in each of their actions"--

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A Discovery of Witches

Deborah Harkness

Book one of the New York Times-bestselling All Souls trilogy—"a wonderfully imaginative grown-up fantasy with all the magic of Harry Potter and Twilight” (People). Look for the hit TV series “A Discovery of Witches,” streaming on AMC Plu

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Across the River and Into the Trees

Ernest Hemingway

During World War II, Colonel Richard Cantwell, an American soldier, falls in love with a young Italian countess in Venice

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Daisy Jones & The Six

Taylor Jenkins Reid


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Nella Larsen, General Press

Generally regarded as Nella Larsen's best work, Passing was first published in 1929 but has received a lot of renewed attention because of its close examination of racial and sexual ambiguities. It has achieved canonical status in many American

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Two Kisses for Maddy

Matt Logelin

Matt and Liz Logelin were high school sweethearts. After years of long-distance dating, the pair finally settled together in Los Angeles, and they had it all: a perfect marriage, a gorgeous new home, and a baby girl on the way. Liz's pregnancy w

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Gregory Maguire

When Dorothy triumphed over the Wicked Witch of the West in L. Frank Baum's classic tale, we heard only her side of the story. But what about her arch-nemesis, the mysterious witch? Where did she come from? How did she become so wicked? And what

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Nine Perfect Strangers

Liane Moriarty

From the no. 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Husband's Secret and Big Little Lies. The retreat at health and wellness resort Tranquillum House promises total transformation. Nine stressed city dwellers are keen to drop their literal a

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The Last Letter from Your Lover

Jojo Moyes

More than forty years after a car accident causes Jennifer Stirling to lose her memory on the day she planned to leave her husband for a mysterious lover, journalist Ellie becomes obsessed by the story and seeks the truth in the hopes of revitalizing

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The Knife of Never Letting Go

Patrick Ness

A dystopian thriller follows a boy and girl on the run from a town where all thoughts can be heard – and the passage to manhood embodies a horrible secret. Todd Hewitt is the only boy in a town of men. Ever since the settlers were infected with the

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Joyce Carol Oates

In this ambitious book, Joyce Carol Oates boldly reimagines the inner, poetic, and spiritual life of Norma Jeane Baker—the child, the woman, the fated celebrity and idolized blonde the world came to know as Marilyn Monroe. In a voice startling, int

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A Spark of Light

Jodi Picoult

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of Small Great Things returns with a powerful and provocative new novel about ordinary lives that intersect during a heart-stopping crisis. “Picoult at her fearless best . . . Timely, balanced and certain

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The Dig

John Preston

SOON TO BE A FILM FROM NETFLIX STARRING LILY JAMES, CAREY MULLIGAN, AND RALPH FIENNES. A succinct and witty literary venture that tells the strange story of a priceless treasure discovered in East Anglia on the eve of World War II In the long, hot su

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Redeeming Love

Francine Rivers

A secret from Angel's past threatens to destroy her relationship with Michael Hosea.

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Conversations with Friends

Sally Rooney

Originally published: London: Faber & Faber Limited, 2017.

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The Last Wish

Andrzej Sapkowski

Geralt is a witcher, a man whose magic powers, enhanced by long training and a mysterious elixir, have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin. Yet he is no ordinary murderer: his targets are the multifarious monsters and vile fiends th

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The Power of the Dog

Don Winslow

The seemingly disparate lives of a DEA agent, a drug lord, a call girl, a hit man, and a priest intertwine around a nexus of the drug trade involving the Latin American drug cartels, the American underworld, and the U.S. government, from the rise of

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Mothering Sunday

Graham Swift

A luminous, intensely moving tale that begins with a secret lovers’ assignation in the spring of 1924, then unfolds to reveal the whole of a remarkable life. Twenty-two-year-old Jane Fairchild has worked as a maid at an English country house since

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Anatomy of a Scandal

Sarah Vaughan

SOON TO BE A NETFLIX SERIES Instant International Bestseller “A nuanced story line perfectly in tune with our #metoo times.” —People, Book of the Week “One of the season’s most buzzed-about thrillers.” —Bookish Some people’s secrets a

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Andy Weir

Augmenting her limited income by smuggling contraband to survive on the Moon's wealthy city of Artemis, Jazz agrees to commit what seems to be a perfect, lucrative crime, only to find herself embroiled in a conspiracy for control of the city.

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