Scheduled to hit the big screen on September 19, The Maze Runner is the newest in a series of highly successful books written for teens that have been optioned by Hollywood film studios. Interested in reading the book before the movie is released? Here’s what you need to know:
movie based on book
Every night... I want to you to hold Marvin the Cat....
Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
Review by Fallon, Northwest Branch
Did you love the Chaos Walking trilogy as much as I did? It's just been announced that they are making it into a movie, hoping to find "the next Hunger Games!"
Hunger WHAT? Chaos Walking needs no comparison-- just read book one "The Knife of Never Letting Go" and see for yourself! Click below to find a copy or place a hold-->
Attention all Horror-Fantasy fans!
Joseph Delaney's popular tween-teen crossover series "The Last Apprentice" -- now on book 8 or so -- is being adapted into a movie!
It seems the speculation about who will play Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games movie may almost be over. Now we just need to wait with bated breath to see who will play Peeta and Gale.
In the past few years, there have been several popular YA book series turned into tv shows. Often when things are adapted for television (or movie), they get cut up, changed, edited, and patched back together to fit "the industry's" vision of what the public wants. Sometimes it's good, sometimes bad. I'm curious, what do you all think? Are you reading and/or watching these books & shows? Here are some of them: