From Book To Screen

Books to Screen

“The book is better”, so the saying goes. Check out and read these books before you see their filmed movie/TV versions and judge for yourself.

 

Agent Josephine: American Beauty, French Hero, British Spy by Damien Lewis

Tells the story of jazz great Baker’s role as an agent for the French Resistance. New miniseries starring Janelle Monae.

 

Bad Monkey by Carl Hiassen

Humorous detective mystery set in Florida and soon to be a new TV series starring Vince Vaughn.

 

Bullet Train by Kotaro Isaka

Comedic thriller turned into a Hollywood action flick starring Brad Pitt as a bad-luck assassin.

 

Daisy Jones And The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

This novel tells the story of the rise and fall of a rock band in the 1970s L.A. music scene. Now a new miniseries.

 

Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

1920s true crime story that also details the birth of the FBI. The upcoming movie is directed by Martin Scorcese.

 

Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll

Bestselling mystery/crime thriller based on the author’s own horrific experience as a teenager. Soon to be released movie stars Mila Kunis.

 

Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz

A book editor investigates the suspicious death of one of her mystery author clients. New PBS Masterpiece series.

 

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Tom Hanks will star in the upcoming movie version of this feel-good story of a curmudgeonly misanthrope.

 

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Sisters Dakota and Elle Fanning will star in the movie version of the story of two French sisters lives during WWII.

Published by on September 22, 2022
Last Modified October 07, 2022