Books being released as movies and shows in 2017

Books to read before you see the movie

Check out these books before they're released as movies and shows!

Dana Eure, the Library's Associate Director of Lifelong Learning, made a guest appearance on WCNC's  "Charlotte Today" on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, and shared these titles. How many have you read? Watch the Charlotte Today segment, then find these titles in our catalog here.

  • A Monster Calls, based on the YA book by Patrick Ness
  • Emerald City, based on The Land of Oz books by L. Frank Baum
  • Hidden Figures, based on the book by Margot Lee Shetterly called Hidden figures: the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race (This title is available as both a book for adults, and a book for young readers ages 8-12.)
  • Live by Night, based on the book by Dennis Lehane
  • A Dog’s Purpose, based on the book by Bruce W. Cameron

Charlotte Today Books to read before you see the movie