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Read it First! Film adaptations headed to theatres near you. January 2014 edition

Elizabeth Graney, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department,
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If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times - the book was better. There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen. But if you don't know your beloved series is coming out as a movie or that the fun looking preview you saw was adapted from a book, how can you join the debate? The Library to the rescue! Here we will be exploring the movie adaptations soon to hit your local theatres and give you the chance to read before you view.


Coming this January :

The picture of the film "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit"

An original screenplay based on Tom Clancy’s beloved character, "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" serves as a prequel to the well known Jack Ryan series. Working as a CIA agent, Jack Ryan discovers a terrorist threat aimed at disrupting the US economy. Check out the whole Jack Ryan series here

Watch the trailer here


Release Date - January 17, 2014



The picture of the film Labor DayJoyce Maynard's Labor Day is a tale of personal discovery for Henry, the only child of divorced parents who struggles with the loneliness and awkwardness of teenage years. Living with a mother distraught over her past and ignored by a father who left long ago, Henry meets a stranger whose presence changes everything.

Watch the trailer and sign up to get updates on the film here


Release Date - January 31, 2014





Stay tuned to see what other great books are bound for the silver screen