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46 Books to Read Before They're Movies

Did anyone post Popsugar's Spring Reading List: 46 Books to Read Before They're Movies:

http://www.popsugar.com/---/Books-Being-Made-Movies-Spring-2016-40535306#photo-40535306

I'd like to read The Zookeeper's Wife before it's made into a movie.
And I really wish they wouldn't make A Wrinkle in Time. I loved that book as a kid and cannot imagine a movie could compare.

I'd like to see Devil in the White City - I hope it's done well.
I'd also like to see Inferno - mainly to see the locales (and I like Tom Hanks)
I haven't read The Goldfinch, but I'm wondering how they'll make a movie - isn't it 700+ pages?

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Did anyone post Popsugar's Spring Reading List: 46 Books to Read Before They're Movies:

http://www.popsugar.com/---/Books-Being-Made-Movies-Spring-2016-40535306#photo-40535306

I'd like to read The Zookeeper's Wife before it's made into a movie.
And I really wish they wouldn't make A Wrinkle in Time. I loved that book as a kid and cannot imagine a movie could compare.

I'd like to see Devil in the White City - I hope it's done well.
I'd also like to see Inferno - mainly to see the locales (and I like Tom Hanks)
I haven't read The Goldfinch, but I'm wondering how they'll make a movie - isn't it 700+ pages?
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Interesting list - I just hope that the results are worth the effort. Sometimes a film improves on the book, sometimes it's just different, and sometimes it fails abysmally!

I enjoyed Ready Player One ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13049063/ ), but there's so much gamer-related humor in it that I'm not sure about a screen version; will have to see.

The Girl on the Train ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13162412/ ) appealed to me as a book in part because its alternate-viewpoint storylines were easier to present without giving away too much. This is another one that could be tricky to translate to screen without losing a lot of the suspense.

A Monster Calls ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11547715/ ) could be great on-screen - but it's another story where the ambiguity in the text might be lost on the screen.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13323776/ ) seems like a rather thin concept for a movie, but that might leave more room for fun on-screen.

I was pleased to see The Lost City of Z ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11215923/ ) on the list; that's one that I might want to see on screen.

Annihilation ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12992191/ ) was a surprise - I think it could make a fabulous film, but I didn't think it was well-enough known to be a candidate. Interesting!

The Devil in the White City ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11219604/ ) is another great candidate for a film version - and while I'm not a huge fan of DiCaprio, seeing him as mass-murderer Holmes could be good!

Of the other books/films in the list: I haven't read most of them, and didn't see any that I wanted to add to my must-read list, though if the films wind up with rave reviews that might change my mind. There were a few that I read but didn't care for - King's Dark Tower, for one - so I'm not keen on those films, but it has certainly happened that I've loved a movie that was based on a book I loathed!
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The Harry Potter series is required reading before the film
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What a list! Here are my thoughts:

I have not seen Through the Looking Glass, but the trailer implies that it doesn't have very much to do with the book at all.

I'm pretty meh on Dan Brown these days, but I do think it's interesting that they're filming Inferno before The Lost Symbol, though that book was so terrible I wouldn't be surprised if they decided never to film it at all.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is such a stretch, since the book itself is not a memoir, but it'll be fun to jump back into that world again.

I've loved all of John Green's books but I haven't seen any of the movie versions so I don't know if I'll enjoy Looking For Alaska as a film.

I loved Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children but I don't know how well it'll translate to film. The photographs are so delightfully eerie.

The Glass Castle and Americanah are on my TBR. I may have to scoot them up a few places.

The Devil in the White City could be very, very good if done well. Fingers crossed!

A Wrinkle In Time worked well as a stage play. Maybe it'll be good as a movie too, provided they don't take out all the interesting bits.
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The zoo keeper's wife - I just finish the book a few weeks ago. I think Jessica Chastain will be THE character. I like this actress.

Me before you - I read the book and I just can't wait to see the film especially to see the actress in another role than in Game of Thrones !!!

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children - I read the first of the series two years ago (the second is actually on my high TBR but as I promised it on European Wish Tag game so I'm going to read it soon). I'm curious to see what Tim Burton translate the atmosphere of the book.

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There was a tv film translation of A Wrinkle in Time back in 2003 which was ok. I'm curious to see if they do a better job with this version.
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I like the Devil in the White City.

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