Thursday, February 14, 2013

Hot Properties

YA Books to Film
So many books, so little time. Or is it so many movies, so little time? Either way here's a round up of YA books slated for translation to the big screen this year or next. Say adieu to the vampire craze of yore; dystopia is front and center with zombies on the side...

For a more comprehensive listing of forthcoming big screen wonders, don't forget to check IMDb's upcoming books-to-movies list. Early Word also has a 2013 list, organized by month.

Read and Watch or Read and Wait...
Warm Bodies by Issac Marion
Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
The Last Apprentice by Joseph Delaney (Movie Title = The Seventh Son)

Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
Divergent by Veronica Roth (Also try the sequel, Insurgent)
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (Book two in the Hunger Games Triology, as if this is news...)
The Book Thief  by Markus Zusak

The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
Carrie by Stephen King (Don't forget the original film starring Sissy Spacek)
Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
Chaos Walking Series by Patrick Ness (In order : The Knife of Never Letting Go, The Ask and the Answer and Monsters of Men)

Legend by Marie Lu (Also try the sequel, Prodigy)
The Maze Runner by James Dashner (First in a series; great for Hunger Games fans.)
Maximum Ride by James Patterson
Percy Jackson : Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan