Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Books to Movies: January 2014

It’s easy to forget to read during the holidays. It almost can’t be helped, with all the shopping, parties, family dinners, and traveling that occurs between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. However if you do manage to make time for reading, consider reading these books before they hit the big screen next month:


Book: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Movie: I, Frankenstein 
Book Synopsis: An eccentric scientist, Victor Frankenstein, creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. 
Release Date: January 24, 2014


Book: Labor Day by Joyce Maynard
Movie: Labor Day
Book Synopsis: With Labor Day weekend thirteen-year-old Henry spends most of his time watching television, reading, and daydreaming about his female classmates. Henry lives with his long-divorced agoraphobic mother, Adele. Life is turned upside down when a mysterious bleeding man named Frank approaches Henry and asks for a hand. A beautiful, poignant tale of love, sex, adolescence, and devastating treachery as seen through the eyes of a young teenage boy.
Release Date: January 31, 2014


Book: Jack Ryan series by Tom Clancy
Movie: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
Film Synopsis: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Release Date: January 17, 2014


Which book do you plan on reading?

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