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.
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. There is no known release date for the film, but it will star Karen Allen and Celia Imrie.
It's 1978, and 35-year-old Ave Maria Mulligan is about to discover a skeleton in her own family's tidy closet that will blow the lid right off her quiet, uneventful life. The film will be out in theaters October 9th and features Ashley Judd.
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.
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.
Seemingly the only person left alive after a nuclear war, a sixteen-year-old girl is relieved to see a man arrive into her valley until she realizes that he is a tyrant and she must somehow escape. The movie version stars Margot Robbie, Chris Pine, and Chiwetel Ejiofor. The film is out in theaters on August 21st, 2015.