17 Books To Read Before They Hit The Big Screen


Nowadays it seems like every other book is being turned into a movie.

Did you know the Best Picture Oscar-nominated movie, The Wolf of Wall Street is based on a book by Jordan Belfort?

Librarians from the Adult Services department at the Niles Public Library put together a list of books to read before they hit the big screen. All the titles are linked back to our catalog for more information, availability, or to place a hold.

The Maze Runner by James Dashner (Teens/Kids)

The Last Apprentice: Revenge of the Witch by Joseph Delaney (Teens/Kids)

The Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel and Bret Witter (Nonfiction)

Dark Places by Gillian Flynn (Fiction)

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (Fiction)

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman (Fiction)

The Fault In Our Stars by John Green (Teens)

Winter’s Tale by Mark Helprin (Fiction)

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand (Nonfiction)

A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby (Fiction)

The Giver by Lois Lowry (Teens/Kids)

Labor Day by Joyce Maynard (Fiction)

Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead (Teens)

The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard C. Morais (Fiction)

Divergent by Veronica Roth (Teens)

Wild by Cheryl Strayed (Nonfiction)

This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper (Fiction)

Stop by the Commons area of the Niles Public Library to check out our “Books into Movies” display.

Comment below and let us know which ones you liked or disliked!

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