Books adaptions for the movies in 2012

Looking for something new to read? Why not time your reading with your movie watching! Listed below are just some of the books that are going to be adapted into motion pictures and released this year…

Life of Pi by Yann Martel
Life of Pi by Yann MartelThe son of a zookeeper, Pi Patel has an encyclopedic knowledge of animal behavior and a fervent love of stories. When Pi is sixteen, his family emigrates from India to North America aboard a Japanese cargo ship, along with their zoo animals bound for new homes. The ship sinks. Pi finds himself alone in a lifeboat, his only companions a hyena, an orangutan, a wounded zebra, and Richard Parker, a 450-pound Bengal tiger.

Breaking Dawn (The Twilight Saga, Book 4) by Stephanie Meyer
Breaking Dawn (The Twilight Saga, Book 4)To be irrevocably in love with a vampire is both fantasy and nightmare woven into a dangerously heightened reality for Bella Swan. Pulled in one direction by her intense passion for Edward Cullen, and in another by her profound connection to werewolf Jacob Black, she has endured a tumultuous year of temptation, loss and strife to reach the ultimate turning point. Her imminent choice to either join the dark but seductive world of immortals or pursue a fully human life has become the thread from which the fate of two tribes hangs. Now that Bella has made her decision, a startling chain of unprecedented events is about to unfold with potentially devastating and unfathomable consequences.

The Hobbit : or there and back again by J. R. R. Tolkien; Illustrated by J. R. R. Tolkien
The hobbit : or there and back again by J. R. R. Tolkien; Illustrated by J. R. R. Tolkien Bilbo Baggins enjoys a quiet and contented life, with no desire to travel far from the comforts of home; then one day the wizard Gandalf and a band of dwarves arrive unexpectedly and enlist his services — as a burglar — on a dangerous expedition to raid the treasure-hoard of Smaug the dragon. Bilbo’s life is never to be the same again.

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsSixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen regards it as a death sentence when she is forced to represent her district in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV. But Katniss has been close to death before – and survival, for her, is second nature. “The Hunger Games” is a searing novel set in a future with unsettling parallels to our present. Welcome to the deadliest reality TV show ever…

The Woman in Black by Susan Hill
The Woman in Black by Susan HillArthur Kipps, a junior solicitor, is summoned to attend the funeral of Mrs Alice Drablow, the house’s sole inhabitant, unaware of the tragic secrets which lie hidden behind the shuttered windows. It is not until he glimpses a wasted young woman, dressed all in black, at the funeral, that a creeping sense of unease begins to take hold, a feeling deepened by the reluctance of the locals to talk of the woman in black – and her terrible purpose.

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One Response to “Books adaptions for the movies in 2012”

  1. Miss C Says:

    Oh I look forward to The Hobbit 😉

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