(This week’s post is written by one of Piscataway Library’s User Services staff members. Thank you, Dejah!)
Many teens are taking this new influx of time at home to binge series or cozy up with a good movie. Other than Harry Potter, how many movies or television shows do you know were actually based upon a really great book? There are tons of awesome books that went from page to motion picture. Whether it was a good adaptation or not, you be the judge! With all this time on your hands, why not compare the two? Here are some suggestions for you!
These popular book series took the theaters by storm, multiple times!
The Maze Runner Trilogy by James Dashner Read the Series
The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins Read the Series
Princess Diaries Series by Meg Cabot Read the Series
Harry Potter Series by J. K. Rowling Read the Series
The Divergent Trilogy by Veronica Roth Read the Series
Twilight series by Stephanie Meyer Read the Series
To All the Boys I loved Before by Jenny Han Read the Series
These love stories touched our hearts as we flipped through the pages, and when we watched it unfurl before our eyes on screen. Check them out!
Fault in Our Stars, by John Green Ebook
The Spectacular Now, by Tim Tharp Ebook
From school drama to banned books, these stories have it all. But, did their film adaptations live up to what we imagined?
The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky Ebook
The Duff, by Kody Keplinger Ebook
These books to worlds and universes beyond our wildest dreams! Read and watch these titles if you want to be taken out of this world.
Darkest Minds, by Alexandra Bracken Ebook
These titles went from books to binge-worthy! Grab some snacks and your favorite blanket to get ready for a marathon after reading these awesome stories.
Looking for Alaska, by John Green Ebook