Upcoming Movies Based on Books

Enders-Game-Movie-PosterEnder’s Game
In Theaters November 1 2013
It’s taken almost 30 years but Orson Scott Card’s bestselling science fiction novel has finally made it to the big screen.
“The Earth is under attack. An alien species is poised for a final assault. The survival of humanity depends on a military genius who can defeat the aliens. But who? Ender Wiggin. Brilliant. Ruthless. Cunning. A tactical and strategic master. And a child. Recruited for military training by the world government, Ender’s childhood ends the moment he enters his new home: Battle School. Among the elite recruits Ender proves himself to be a genius among geniuses. He excels in simulated war games. But is the pressure and loneliness taking its toll on Ender? Simulations are one thing. How will Ender perform in real combat conditions? After all, Battle School is just a game. Isn’t it?” — Publisher
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movies-the-book-thief-posterThe Book Thief
In Theaters November 8 2013
This award winning novel by Australian author Markus Zusak has a rather  unusual narrator: Death.
“Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel–a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.” — Publisher
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Catching Fire
 
In Theaters November 22, 2013
The  sequel to The Hunger Games takes us back to Suzanne Collins’ dystopian future as Katniss and Peeta are forced to fight for their lives once again.
“By winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion.” –Publisher
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Vampire Academy
In Theaters 2014
The first installment in the popular young adult series by Richelle Mead:
“Two years after a horrible incident made them run away, vampire princess Lissa and her guardian-in-training Rose are found and returned to St. Vladimir’s Academy, where one focuses on mastering magic, the other on physical training, while both try to avoid the perils of gossip, cliques, gruesome pranks, and sinister plots.” –Publisher
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The Maze Runner
In Theaters 2014
The first book in James Dashner’s science fiction series… How can you go wring with a subject heading like “Teenage amnesiacs”?
“Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape.” –Publisher
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Divergent

In Theaters 2014
Young adult dystopian trilogies are all the rage!
“In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomoly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all.” –Publisher
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Horns

Release date unknown
Yes, that is Daniel Radcliffe, photographed while shooting the film adaptation of Joe Hill’s 2010 horror novel, Horns.
“After his childhood sweetheart is brutally killed and suspicion falls on him,
Ig Parrish goes on a drinking binge and wakes up with horns on his head, hate in his heart, and an incredible new power which he uses in the name of vengeance.” — Publisher
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