Monday, September 28, 2020

The Most Anticipated Book Adaptations of 2014

If you’re eager to see which of your favorite books will be turned into films this year, wait no longer.  Here’s a list of the ones we’re most excited to see:

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick Dunne’s clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-Year Nick Dunne isn’t doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams about the slope and shape of his wife’s head, but hearing from Amy…

Serena by Ron Rash

The year is 1929, and newlyweds George and Serena Pemberton travel from Boston to the North Carolina mountains to create a timber empire. George has already lived in the camp long enough to father an illegitimate child, but Serena is new to the mountains. She soon proves herself the equal of any man, and the ruthless lord and lady kill or vanquish all who fall out of favor.

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augusta Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten. Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars brilliantly explores the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.

Unbroken by Lauren Hillenbrand

Born in the 1920s, Louie was energetic and defiant. From the age of two he was a runner, so it was understandable when his older brother channeled Louie’s energy onto the track. Soon he was breaking records and competing on the Olympic level. Then WWII interrupted his life. This is his story of survival, resilience, and redemption.