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Books on Screen

Each month, our Books on Screen feature spotlights movies, television shows, miniseries and specials that are based on books of various genres --- including novels, memoirs, comics, children's books, short stories and poetry --- along with the latest DVD releases.

October 2012

This month on the big screen is all about the action movies (with a little bit of singing thrown in). So while you’re trying to escape the colder days, or preparing for the swarm of children on Halloween this year, make sure you squeeze in some time for these books on screen adaptations.

September 2012

The official end of summer is nearing, and these early days of fall will be perfect for some futuristic crime-fighting and a dash of family drama. While you’re wishing for those warmer days to stay a little bit longer, be sure you check out these releases on both the big and small screens.

August 2012

This year, a number of big movies are releasing for people of all ages during these "dog days of summer."
Among these standout releases is The Bourne Legacy, which stars Jeremy Renner as Aaron Cross, whose life was affected by the events in the first three installments of this blockbuster series. Watch as he figures out how to handle the same situation Jason Bourne was thrust into.

July 2012

Summer is well underway, and that means big summer blockbusters are battling it out for that top spot at the box office. When you aren't enjoying the Great Outdoors, be sure to check out July's books on screen adaptations, which are sure to entertain (or at least get you out of the hot sun for a few hours).

June 2012

The official start to summer is almost here. And you know what that means --- a whole three months of summer blockbusters! June already brings some great, long-awaited titles to the big screen. If the weather just gets too hot to handle, have no fear; there are plenty of cinematic adventures awaiting you (hopefully in an air-conditioned theater).

May 2012

The “merry month of May” is about to get even merrier! Some long-awaited films are hitting the big screen, so if you need a break from all the sunshine (or the April showers leaking into May!), there are some great upcoming movies --- as well as TV shows --- to keep you entertained.

April 2012

With the arrival of spring, you may be tempted to spend all your time enjoying the sunshine and warm weather. But when April showers hit, have no fear --- plenty of great movies are releasing this month that will provide you endless indoor entertainment!

March 2012

The Oscars may be over, but have no fear! The big screen is more packed than ever this month, with everything from wild adventures through fantasy worlds to family dysfunction. No matter what your mood, you’re sure to find something to satisfy your cinematic craving.

Reading the Oscars

Which was better: the movie or the book?

Film fans and book lovers have just about three weeks to make the ultimate assessment, before the Oscar ceremony takes place on Sunday, February 26th.

February 2012

This month, the big screen is filled with adventure, romance, thrills and chills. From tiny people under the floorboards to a family of whales in the Arctic, heroes of all shapes and sizes are sure to warm your hearts.