Based on the Bard

Check out these titles inspired by the works (and life) of the great William Shakespeare. Click on the title for more information or to place a hold.

Srsly Hamlet by Courtney Carbone

William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: Verily, a New Hope by Ian Doescher

Juliet Immortal by Stacey Jay

Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E.K. Johnston

Ronit & Jamil by Pamela L. Laskin

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

Eyes Like Stars by Lisa Mantchev

Romeo and/or Juliet: A Chooseable-Path Adventure by Ryan North

Saving Juliet by Suzanne Selfors

When You Were Mine by Rebecca Serle

The Steep & Thorny Way by Cat Winters

Books on the Big Screen

Check out these books that were made into movies in 2018 and those in the works for 2019. Click on the title for more information or to place a hold.

All the Bright Places
based on
All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

Artemis Fowl
based on
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer

Ashes in the Snow
based on
Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

The Darkest Minds
based on
The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

based on
Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

Every Day
based on
Every Day by David Levithan

The Hate U Give
based on
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Love, Simon
based on
Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Maze Runner: The Death Cure
based on
The Death Cure by James Dashner

based on
Monster by Walter Dean Myers

Mortal Engines
based on
Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve

Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists
based on
The Perfectionists by Sara Shepard

Ready Player One
based on
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
based on
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

A Wrinkle in Time
based on
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle


Based on the Book

Did you catch any of these movies in 2017? Try reading the books they’re based on! Click on the title for more information or to place a hold.

Beauty and the Beast ~based on~
Beauty and the Beast by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont

Before I Fall ~based on~
Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie ~based on~
The Adventures of Captain Underpants: An Epic Novel by Dav Pilkey

The Dark Tower ~based on~
The Dark Tower (Series) by Stephen King

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul ~based on~
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul by Jeff Kinney

A Dog’s Purpose ~based on~
A Dog’s Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron

Everything, Everything ~based on~
Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Hidden Figures ~based on~
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

It ~based on~
It by  Stephen King

A Monster Calls ~based on~
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Murder on the Orient Express ~based on~
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

The Shack ~based on~
The Shack: Where Tragedy Confronts Eternity by William Paul Young

Ten ~based on~
Ten by  Gretchen McNeil

Wonder ~based on~
Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Wonderstruck ~based on~
Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick

The Zookeepers Wife ~based on~
The Zookeepers Wife: A War Story by Diane Ackerman