Popular Books Adapted into Popular Films

A list of lauded books that have been made into beloved films.
Updated September 19, 2022
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Where the crawdads sing
Owens, Delia
Paper Book
OVER 12 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE A NUMBER ONE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER For years, rumours of the 'Marsh Girl' have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews...
Bridget Jones's Diary
Helen Fielding
Paper Book
To kill a mockingbird
Lee, Harper.
Paper Book
'ONE OF THE GREATEST AMERICAN NOVELS EVER WRITTEN' 'Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird.' A lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee's classic...
The Color Purple
Alice Walker
Ebook
Big little lies
Moriarty, Liane
Paper Book
The no 1. New York Times bestseller from the author of The Husband's Secret and new novel Nine Perfect Strangers.NOW AN EMMY AWARD WINNING HBO TELEVISION SERIES STARRING REESE WITHERSPOON & NICOLE KIDMANParents behaving badly ... a tragic accident ... or murder? What isn't in doubt is that someone...
Practical magic
Hoffman, Alice
Paper Book
The beloved classic novel, the basis of the classic film starring Nicole Kidman and Sandra Bullock As children, sisters Gillian and Sally were forever outsiders in their small New England town, teased, taunted and shunned for the air of magic that seems to sparkle in the...
Gone with the Wind
Margaret Mitchell
Paper Book
Written from the perspective of the slaveholder, Gone with the Wind is Southern plantation fiction. Its portrayal of slavery and African Americans has been considered controversial, especially by succeeding generations, as well as its use of a racial epithet and ethnic slurs common to the period....
The Lord of the Rings
J. R. R. Tolkien
Ebook
All three parts of the epic masterpiece The Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers & The Return of the King - available as one download, featuring the definitive edition of the text, hyperlinked footnotes and page references, and 3 maps including a detailed map of Middle...
Room
Emma Donoghue
Paper Book

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