Read It First! Film Adaptations Headed to Theatres Near You. April 2018 Edition

Elizabeth Graney, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department,
movie posters for the 3 featured movies

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times—the book was better! There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen. But if you don't know your beloved series is coming out as a movie, or that the fun looking preview you saw was adapted from a book, how can you join the debate? The library is here to the rescue! Here we will be exploring the movie adaptations soon to hit your local theatres and give you the chance to read before you view.

Coming this April

Book cover for Disobedience
Alderman, Naomi

Ronit Krushka escaped the tight knit and all encompassing Orthodox Jewish community of her youth, but her father’s death draws her back home for one last visit. There she reunites with the childhood crush that forced her to turn away from the community many years before.

Book cover for You Were Never Really Here
You Were Never Really Here
Ames, Jonathan

Joe is a former Marine and FBI agent who has now dedicated himself to rescuing young women sold into sex slavery. When his latest case pulls him into a twisted conspiracy, he finds everyone he knows and trusts paying for his choices.

Book cover for Submergence
Ledgard, J. M.

Thousands of miles apart, two people remember a shared past. One is being held captive by Jihadist forces, tortured for information he cannot share. The other studies the complexity of life that flourishes in the darkest depths of the ocean. Both find themselves lost in memories of the previous Christmas, which sparked a passionate love affair that neither can forget.