Monday, October 29, 2012

[Coming Attractions] October - December 2012

Have you seen a movie trailer lately that reminded you to make a trip to the library? Many books have been adapted into films this year.  Use this list of current and upcoming film adaptations to find books in the library catalog.

Click a book title to find a copy at one of our branches.
Titles are listed in alphabetical order.

Movie title: Alex Cross 
Based on: I, Alex Cross by James Patterson 

Movie title: Anna Karenina
Based on: the novel by Leo Tolstoy

Movie title: Cloud Atlas
Based on: the novel by David Mitchell
View A User’s Guide to Watching (and Keeping Up With) ‘Cloud Atlas’ from Word and Film for a great synopsis.

Movie title: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Based on: The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkein

Movie title: The Life of Pi   
Based on: the novel by Yann Martel

Movie title: Jack Reacher  
Based on: One Shot by Lee Child

Movie title: Killing Them Softly
Based on: Cogan’s Trade by George V. Higgins

Movie title: Les Miserables
Based on: the novel by Victor Hugo

Movie title: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Based on: the novel by Stephen Chbosky 

Movie title: Rise of the Guardians

Based on: Man in the Moon  by William Joyce

Movie title: Silver Linings Playbook
Based on: The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick

Movie title: Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2
Based on: Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer 

Sources: Internet Movie Database at, Washington Post's "Watch Trailers for Upcoming Book Adaptations"

Which films are you excited about?

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