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Read It First! Film Adaptations Headed to Theatres Near You - November 2018 Edition

November 01, 2018

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.


3 movie posters and books covers

Read It First! Film Adaptations Headed to Theatres Near You. October 2018 Edition

October 05, 2018

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.


3 movie posters

Read It First! Film Adaptations Headed to Theatres Near You. September 2018 Edition

September 04, 2018

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.


3 film posters

Read It First! Film Adaptations Headed to Theatres Near You. August 2018 Edition

August 02, 2018

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.


Movie posters

Read It First! Film Adaptations Headed to Theatres Near You. July 2018 Edition

July 05, 2018

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.


movie posters for the 2 featured movies

Read It First! Film Adaptations Headed to Theatres Near You. June 2018 Edition

May 31, 2018

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.


movie posters for the 3 featured movies

Read It First! Film Adaptations Headed to Theatres Near You. May 2018 Edition

May 03, 2018

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.


movie posters for the 3 featured movies

Read It First! Film Adaptations Headed to Theatres Near You. April 2018 Edition

March 30, 2018

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.


read it first in big white cursive letters against a purple theater movie curtain illustration. Spotlight shining on the title as well.

Read It First! Film Adaptations Headed to Theatres Near You. March 2018 Edition

March 03, 2018

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.


a graphic of 8 oscar nominated movie posters

Oscar Favorites At The Library

February 15, 2018

The Oscar nominations are out! And while we are usually partial to the book, every once in awhile Hollywood manages to catch some of the magic of the text on screen. Here are the films adapted from books that caught the eye of the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences this year.


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