SO many great books are turning into movies this year, and there’s still some time to read them before the adaptations come out! But if you’re not HUGE on reading, we’ve narrowed it down for you — take this quiz to find out which book you should definitely pick up or download NOW.
Looking for a good book to read in the next few months? We’re here to help! Some buzzed about new films based on best-selling books are set to hit theaters later this year, and while we think you should read ALL of them, we’ve put together a little quiz to help you decide which to go for first. Find out right now!
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Girl On The Train: This psychological thriller by Paula Hawkins had EVERYONE talking in 2015 with comparisons to Gone Girl, and the hype for the movie is bigger than ever. Emily Blunt, Justin Theroux, Lisa Kudrow and Laura Prepon are just a few stars who will grace the big screen when Girl on the Train hits theaters on October 7, 2016. We can’t wait!
Me Before You: If you’re a sucker for a good love story, you can’t go wrong with this one. Jojo Moyes’ novel was written in 2012 and although the release date has been delayed several times, it’s set to finally hit theaters on June 3, 2016. Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin make a super hot couple in the film, and if the book is any indication, it will definitely bring tears to our eyes. Check out the first trailer here!
Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them: Finally, another film adaptation from a J.K. Rowling book! Fans have been buzzing about the Harry Potter prequel film for years, and on Nov. 18, 2016, we’ll finally get to see it. Eddie Redmayne stars in the lead role of Newt Scamander, with Katherine Waterston, Colin Farrell, Jon Voight and more also listed as members of the cast. Check out the trailer here!
Big Little Lies: This one is actually going to be an HBO miniseries based on the book by Liane Moriarty — but it might have the most A-list cast of all! Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Zoe Kravitz and Laura Dern play a group of mothers with children in kindergarten, and we find out how their personal stories are all intertwined while learning of the events that led up to a shocking death in the town. Comedy AND mystery?! Count us in!
HollywoodLifers, which book do you want to read before the movie comes out!? Or do you just want to hit the theater before reading at all?