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10 Books Being Turned into Movies in 2017

10 Books Being Turned into Movies in 2017Books sometimes can make the greatest movies. Sometimes not so much (think the Blood and Chocolate movie.) Personally, I *mostly* love movie adaptations. When I read, I can see the story playing out as a movie in my mind. So seeing it on the big screen just makes it even better.

2017 is full of movie adaptations of books. I included all of the ones that sounded interesting to me. There are a few romances that I didn’t include, but that is because I’ve found that most romance book/movies end up being ‘white people almost kissing’ movies. Yes, I am referring to every single movie based on a Nicholas Sparks book.

A couple of these movies are set to be released in 2017… but that is all the information I could find. No movie poster, no solid release date. Only good thing about that is you have more time to read the book before it comes out. I’m really interested in Annihilation. I may actually add that to the top of my ‘to read’ list.

Before I Fall

In theaters March 3rd 2017


“For popular high school senior Samantha Kingston, February 12—”Cupid Day”—should be one big party, a day of valentines and roses and the privileges that come with being at the top of the social pyramid. And it is…until she dies in a terrible accident that night.

However, she still wakes up the next morning. In fact, Sam lives the last day of her life seven times, until she realizes that by making even the slightest changes, she may hold more power than she ever imagined.”

Buy the book off Amazon.

The Zookeepers Wife

In theaters March 31st 2017

“After their zoo was bombed, Polish zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski managed to save over three hundred people from the Nazis by hiding refugees in the empty animal cages. With animal names for these “guests,” and human names for the animals, it’s no wonder that the zoo’s code name became ‘The House Under a Crazy Star.'”
Buy the book off Amazon.

The Lost City of Z

In theaters April 14th, 2017

“In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle, in search of a fabled civilization. He never returned. Over the years countless perished trying to find evidence of his party and the place he called ‘The Lost City of Z.'”
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The Circle

In theaters April 28th, 2017

“When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world’s most powerful internet company, she feels she’s been given the opportunity of a lifetime. The Circle, run out of a sprawling California campus, links users’ personal emails, social media, banking, and purchasing with their universal operating system, resulting in one online identity and a new age of civility and transparency. Mae can’t believe her luck, her great fortune to work for the most influential company in the world—even as life beyond the campus grows distant, even as a strange encounter with a colleague leaves her shaken, even as her role at the Circle becomes increasingly public. What begins as the captivating story of one woman’s ambition and idealism soon becomes a heart-racing novel of suspense, raising questions about memory, history, privacy, democracy, and the limits of human knowledge.”
Buy the book off Amazon.

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

In theaters July 21st, 2017

“Valerian and Laureline are exploring Syrte, capital planet of a system of 1,000 worlds. Their mission is to discover whether the Syrtians could present a danger to Earth. What they find is a decaying empire led by decadent aristocrats, a population ripe for revolution, and a mysterious caste of masked wise men who discreetly pull the strings from hidden fortresses. Swept up by the winds of history, the agents of Earth will have to choose a side…”
Buy the book off Amazon (technically the Empire of a Thousand Planets.)

The Dark Tower

In theaters July 28th, 2017

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“A #1 national bestseller, The Gunslinger introduces readers to one of Stephen King’s most powerful creations, Roland of Gilead: The Last Gunslinger. He is a haunting figure, a loner on a spellbinding journey into good and evil. In his desolate world, which mirrors our own in frightening ways, Roland tracks The Man in Black, encounters an enticing woman named Alice, and begins a friendship with the boy from New York named Jake.”

Buy the book off Amazon (technically the Dark Tower 1: the Gunslinger.)

The Mountain Between Us

In theaters October 20th, 2017

“A pair survive a plane crash in the mountains where they are forced to trust each other and find safety while badly injured.”

Buy the book off Amazon.

Red Sparrow

In theaters November 10th, 2017

“A sexy Russian spy falls for a CIA officer and considers becoming a double agent.”

Buy the book off Amazon.

Splinter Cell

In theaters ?

“In response to the growing use of sophisticated digital encryption to conceal potential threats to the United States, the National Security Agency has ushered forth the new dawn of intelligence-gathering techniques. The top-secret initiative is dubbed Third Echelon.

Its existence denied by the U.S. government, Third Echelon deploys a lone field operative. He is sharp, nearly invisible, and deadly. And he has the right to spy, steal, destroy, and assassinate to protect American freedoms.”

Buy the book off Amazon.

Annihilation

In theaters ?

“A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition where the laws of nature don’t apply.”

Buy the book off Amazon.

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