Books and films to look forward to

Looking for an exciting new read? Here are some recent titles to keep an eye out for…

Inferno by Dan Brown – his latest thriller featuring Robert Langdon, hero of The Da Vinci Code

16128105Big Brother by Lionel Shriver – bestselling author of We Need to Talk About Kevin

Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns by Lauren Weisberger – sequel to the hilarious The Devil Wears Prada

And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini – author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns

If you’re more of a film buff, check out these new and upcoming book-to-film adptations. If any of these interest you, it might be a good idea to read the book ASAP – books often become very popular just after their movie comes out!


The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald – directed by Baz Luhrmann and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, this dazzling film is now out at cinemas.

Carrie by Stephen King – this Stephen King horror novel was first adapted into the well-known 1976 film and will be remade later this year.

Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card – this sci-fi classic from 1985 is finally coming out as a film in late 2013, with Card as co-producer.

Horns by Joe Hill – Daniel Radcliffe is set to play quite a different role to Harry Potter in this supernatural thriller.

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6 thoughts on “Books and films to look forward to

  1. Sounds great! I’ve just read a really delightful book called The Light Between Oceans by Aussie author M.L. Stedman which I thoroughly recommend. Apparently the film rights have just been snapped up by DreamWorks too.

  2. I’m a great fan of author Michael Connelly, especially of his Micky Haller, Defence Lawyer series. I recently read The Lincoln Lawyer, then found the library also had the film version & couldn’t wait til it came in! It was faithful to the characters, a well written & directed crime/ action tale & fun to watch the text come to life on the screen, especially with Mathew McConaghy in the lead role. Even if you haven’t read any of the series it’s an action-filled introduction to Connelly’s books and characters. I’m wondering if any of his other books have been turned into films???

  3. Some good suggestions here, I like the movies but it’s summer and I am headed to the beach to be out in the sun. My beach reads include Revenge Wears Prada and also Christina Georges The Publicist ( I guess I just need a chick lit fix this summer!

    • Hi Ashlee, thanks for sharing! Unfortunately it’s the middle of winter here so we can’t share your enthusiasm for beach reads for a few more months. 🙂

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