Bryson share his experiences hiking the Appalachian Trail with a childhood friend. The two encounter eccentric characters, a blizzard, getting lost, and rude yuppies along the way. The movie version stars Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, and Emma Thompson. The film will be out September 2nd, 2015.
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.
"Robert Harris meets Gorky Park in Child 44, Tom Rob Smith's stunning thriller--sure to be one of the most talked about debut novels of the year"--Provided by the publisher. The movie version stars Tom Hardy and Gary Oldman. The movie will be in theaters April 17th, 2015.
A headstrong young woman's life becomes entwined with three disparate men: a dashing soldier, a wealthy landowner, and a sheep farmer. The movie adaptation will be out May 2015 and it stars Carey Mulligan, Juno Temple, and Michael Sheen.
Seventeen-year-old Greg has managed to become part of every social group at his Pittsburgh high school without having any friends, but his life changes when his mother forces him to befriend Rachel, a girl he once knew in Hebrew school who has leukemia. The movie version will star Olivia Cooke, Molly Shannon, and Thomas Mann. The film will be out June 12th in theaters.
One month before graduating from his Central Florida high school, Quentin "Q" Jacobsen basks in the predictable boringness of his life until the beautiful and exciting Margo Roth Spiegelman, Q's neighbor and classmate, takes him on a midnight adventure and then mysteriously disappears. The movie adaptation will be out July 2015 and it stars Nat Wolff and Cara Delevingne.
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.
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 release date is unknown, but the film will star Kathy Bates, Julia Stiles, and Glenn Close.
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 2015.
After being trapped in an isolated car crash, the life of an elderly widower becomes entwined with that of a young college student and the cowboy she loves. The film version will be out on April 10th, 2015 and will star Melissa Benoist and Scott Eastwood.