A woman, separated from her husband and a flat marriage, spends a year alone in a Cape Cod cottage, examining her life and finding the affirmative wisdom and peace that allow her to revitalize her marriage and freely engage life. The film will star Karen Allen and Celia Imrie. Update-the release date is sometime in 2016.
Eilis Lacey has come of age in small-town Ireland in the years following World War Two. Though skilled at bookkeeping, she cannot find a job in the miserable Irish economy. When an Irish priest from Brooklyn to sponsor Eilis in America -- to live and work in a Brooklyn neighborhood "just like Ireland" -- she decides she must go, leaving her fragile mother and her charismatic sister behind. Saoirse Ronan stars in the film and it will be out November 6th, 2015.
In three intertwining short stories, several high school couples experience the trials and tribulations along with the joys of romance during a Christmas Eve snowstorm in a small town. The film version will be out December, 2016. The only star so far is Quinn McColgan.
"Cassie Sullivan, the survivor of an alien invasion, must rescue her young brother from the enemy with help from a boy who may be one of them"--Provided by publisher. The film version will be out in January 2016 and will star Chloe Grace Moretz and Liev Schreiber.
Kidsnatched from her orphange by a BFG (Big Friendly Giant), who spends his life blowing happy dreams to children, Sophie concocts with him a plan to save the world from nine other man-gobbling cannybull giants. The movie is coming to theaters in July 2016 and will star Mark Rylance.
The author examines the causes of the U.S. stock market crash of 2008 and its relation to overpriced real estate, bad mortgages, shareholder demand for excessive profits, and the growth of toxic derivatives. The movie will be out in theaters December 23rd, 2015. The cast includes Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, Steve Carell, and Marisa Tomei.
Obsessively watching a breakfasting couple every day to escape the pain of her losses, Rachel witnesses a shocking event that inextricably entangles her in the lives of strangers. The movie version will be out October 7th, 2016 and will star Emily Blunt.
An eleven-year-old foster child tries to cope with her longings and fears as she schemes against everyone who tries to be friendly. The film will star Kathy Bates, Julia Stiles, and Glenn Close. Update-the movie is scheduled to hit theaters February 19th, 2016.
A novel set on a remote Australian island, where a childless couple live quietly running a lighthouse, until a boat carrying a baby washes ashore. The movie version will star Michael Fassbender and Rachel Weisz and will be coming to theaters sometime in 2016 (updated 10/2015).