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36 Books Becoming 2014 Movies

Aug 18 2014 - 9:00am

Hollywood still gets movie fodder from books, and since we love books as much as we love movies around here, adaptations are sometimes what we look forward to the most. There are over 100 books being turned into movies [1] right now, and this selection comprises the adaptations coming out this year. There are lots of beloved books getting the big-screen treatment in 2014 — like Mockingjay, Gone Girl, and If I Stay, which comes out this week. If you want to start a cinema-inspired reading list, check out this list of 2014 movies based on books.

If I Stay by Gayle Forman

Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper

The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Here Be Monsters! by Alan Snow

Hector and the Search For Happiness by Francois Lelord

The Switch by Elmore Leonard

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst

The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks

Where Rainbows End by Cecelia Ahern

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby

The Giver by Lois Lowry

The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard C. Morais

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka

The Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel

Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

Winter's Tale by Mark Helprin

Thérèse Raquin by Emile Zola

A Book of Common Prayer by Joan Didion

Serena by Ron Rash

Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges

Divergent by Veronica Roth

Devil's Knot by Mara Leveritt

Trash by Andy Mulligan

One Fat Summer by Robert Lipsyte

A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

Every Secret Thing by Laura Lippman

A Walk Among the Tombstones by Lawrence Block

True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa by Michael Finkel

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