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Top Ten Books I’d Love To See As A T.V. Show Or Movie (Or Both!)
Book adaptations have been on my mind lately, and after seeing Monuments Men and Vampire Academy recently, I knew it was time to revisit the topic! Here are ten more books I’d love to see on-screen.
- Me Since You by Laura Weiss. I read this recently, and there’s something about the book that would be a great t.v. show. I think it would work as a movie too, but I think the ripple effect you see in the book would work much better on t.v.
- Nil by Lynne Matson. Nil would make another great t.v. show! Something about mysteriously appearing on an island and then having a year to get off would be something I’d watch. Although…now that I think about it…something about Nil makes me think of Lost, and there would be a lot of comparisons. Still, I think there’s enough to work with for Nil to actually work.
- Stung by Bethany Wiggins. A world where there are things like the bee flu and horrible consequences because of a flu vaccine…it would be creepy but also so very watchable.
- Weather Wardens by Rachel Caine. There’s something about her books that would make great t.v. shows. I think part of it is how long her series to tend to be, but it would be one fun show to watch. And Outcast Season would have to be worked in somehow, since it’s a spin-off of WW.
- Manor Of Secrets by Katherine Longshore. Actually, I’d love to see Manor Of Secrets as a t.v. show, but with Downton Abbey on air, I don’t see this happening anytime soon. Still, I think I’d rather see it as a movie, because of Downton Abbey being so popular.
- Between Shades Of Grey by Ruta Sepetys. World War 2 is pretty popular, so WW2 burnout is possible, but at the same time, this was such a great book and interesting look at World War 2.
- Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi. I’d love to see this series as on-screen. There are so many things that would be hard to translate to the screen, but I’d still go watch it.
I’ll Take Either One:
- Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins. This is a series that could go either way. I like the idea of spending more time in Sophie’s world, but something about each book would work equally as well as a movie.
- The Summer I Turned Pretty bu Jenny Han. Okay, I have yet to read the last book, but there’s something about this series that would work as movie or a t.v. show! T.V. reason: I think the flashbacks would work much better on a t.v. show, and you could see more of everyone’s life when it’s not summer. Movie reason: I have no idea why, but I think it would work.
- The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer. It’s fun enough to go see as a movie but there’s also enough action and details that would lend itself well to being a great t.v. show.