Read the Movie, Watch the Book, Spring 2018 Edition
Posted on March 13, 2018
by Amy H
There are a lot of films and/or television series coming out in Spring, 2018 based on very popular books (and a few sleepers). For your reading/viewing enjoyment, we’re thrilled to hook up the words with the pictures!
Please note: The movie trailers featured below may not be appropriate for all audiences – viewer discretion advised.
Books Becoming Movies in 2018
“Ophelia” by Lisa Klein
William Shakespeare’s tragedy “Hamlet” is retold entirely from Ophelia’s perspective, as she struggles to reconcile her love for Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, and maintain her sanity as the court falls to chaos around her.
Steve Harmon is an honors student and aspiring filmmaker in juvenile detention after getting caught up in a robbery where a murder happens. Steve’s story reveals how a single decision can change one’s life entirely.
Area X has claimed the lives of members of eleven expeditions. The twelfth expedition consisting of an anthropologist, a surveyor, a psychologist, and a biologist, hopes to map the terrain and collect specimens, to record all their observations and, above all, to avoid being contaminated by Area X itself.
Drafted against her will to serve the regime of Vladimir Putin as an intelligence seductress, Dominika Egorova is assigned to operate against first-tour CIA officer Nathaniel Nash, with whom she engages in a charged effort of deception and tradecraft before a forbidden attraction threatens their careers and the security of America’s most valuable mole in Moscow.
Immersing himself in a mid-21st-century technological virtual utopia to escape an ugly real world of famine, poverty and disease, Wade Watts joins an increasingly violent effort to solve a series of puzzles by the virtual world’s super-wealthy creator, who has promised that the winner will be his heir.
“The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” by Mary Ann Shaffer
Set in post–World War II England, this is the story of a young British author and an island community that formed a book club during the German occupation. Overflowing with warmth, humor, and charm, this novel is a poignant celebration of the power of the written word.
When her notorious, hilarious, volatile, talented, troubled, and agoraphobic mother goes missing, teenage Bee begins a trip that literally takes her to the ends of the earth to find her wayward mother.