In a rising Saudi Arabian city, far from weary, recession-scarred America, a struggling businessman pursues a last-ditch attempt to stave off foreclosure, pay his daughter's college tuition, and finally do something great. The film edition stars Tom Hanks and Tom Skerritt. The movie will be out April 22nd, 2016 in theaters.
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.
Airline pilot Captain Chesley Sullenberger presents his autobiography. In 2009, Sullenberger safely landed a crippled passenger jet on the Hudson River, garnishing overnight fame and kudos. The film version will be out September 9th, 2016 under the title "Sully". The movie version stars Tom Hanks and Laura Linney. (updated 3-9-16)
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 Thanksgiving 2017. The only star so far is Quinn McColgan. (updated 4/11/16)
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.
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 September 2nd, 2016 (updated 2/26/16).