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Read it First! Film adaptations headed to theatres near you. February 2017 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 February:

 

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The Ring

Based on Koji Suzuki's classic novel The Ring"Rings" revisits the infamous tape and the disastrous consequences of its viewing. 

Watch the trailer here

Release Date - February 3, 2016

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Fifty Shades Darker

Anastasia and Christian are back in this sequel to the best selling novel Fifty Shades of Grey. Ana has realized that she cannot maintain Christian's lifestyle, but he cannot live without her. Can Christian forgo his old ways and win Ana back? As old and new love interests stand in their way, they must forge a new relationship and leave the past behind. 

See screenshots and the film and the trailer here

Release Date - February 10, 2016

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The Girl with all the Gifts

Melanie is a highly intelligent 10 year old who loves learning, her classmates and especially her teacher, Miss Helen. Melanie is also a highly dangerous child infected with a disease that has turned the rest of the infected into crazed violent murderers known as the hungries. When the research base in which Melanie lives is attacked, Melanie and Miss Helen must go on the run. Can they survive a world that has been taken over by other hungries? And what is it about Melanie that lets her maintain her humanity and intelligence though infected? M.R. Carey's The Girl with all the Gifts builds a rich and terrifying world that will keep you on your toes.

See the trailer and the book's official Facebook page here

Release Date -February 26, 2016

  

 

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


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