Read It First! Movie Adaptations in Theaters This Month

Elizabeth Graney, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department,
2 movie posters and 2 covers of the books they came from
Coming This January!

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 screens big and small and give you the chance to read before you view.

Coming This January

Book cover of Fool me once
Fool Me Once
Coben, Harlan

Weeks after her husband was shot to death in front of her, Maya sees him on the nanny cam playing with their two-year-old daughter. But how can that be? If her husband is not dead, where is he, and what really happened? To uncover the truth, Maya must confront deeply held secrets of her own. The television adaptation of Harlan Coban’s Fool Me Once will premiere on Netflix on January 1.

Book cover of Which brings me to you : a novel in confessions
Which Brings Me to You: A Novel in Confessions
Almond, Steve

When John and Jane meet at a mutual acquaintance’s lackluster wedding, it is lust at first sight. But before they do anything they might regret, they decide to try something different. Through a series of letters detailing their loves and losses, their mistakes and accomplishments, and all the ways they have changed through the years, John and Jane will get to know each other. What will all these confessions lead to? Only time will tell. Starring Lucy Hale and Nat Wolff, the film adaptation of Steve Almond and Julianna Baggot’s witty romcom Which Brings Me to You will premiere in theaters on January 19.