Saturday, December 28, 2019

2020 Book to Movie Reading Challenge #Book2MovieRC

It's year four of this challenge! Time flies! Welcome to any newcomers and welcome back to any continuing participants.

I have found quite a list of books which have been made into movies (or series) and are coming out in 2020. I'm sure there could be more. If you notice I'm missing any on the list, leave me a comment and I'll add it to the list.

Dracula (Netflix series, January 1, 2020)
Just Mercy, Bryan Stevenson (January 10, 2020)
Sanditon, Jane Austen (PBS series, January 12, 2020)
The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle, Hugh Lofting (Dolittle, January 17, 2020)
The Turn of the Screw, Henry James (The Turning, January 24, 2020)
Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier (Netflix, 2020)
P.S. I Still Love You, Jenny Han (To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before 2, February 12, 2020)
Call of the Wild, Jack London (February 21, 2020)
Emma, Jane Austen (February 21, 2020)
The Invisible Man, H.G. Wells (February 28, 2020)
Artemis Fowl, Eoin Colfer (March 29, 2020)
The Tales of Peter Rabbit, Beatrix Potter (Peter Rabbit 2, April 3, 2020)
Two Kisses for Maddy, Matthew Logelin (Fatherhood, April 3, 2020)
The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett (Secret Garden, April 17, 2020)
The Good Shepherd, C.S. Forester (Greyhound, May 8, 2020)
The Woman in the Window, A.J. Finn (May 15, 2020)
Dragon Rider, Cornelia Funke (August 17, 2020)
The One and Only Ivan, Katherine Applegate (August 14, 2020)
Death on the Nile, Agatha Christie (October 9, 2020)
The Witches, Roald Dahl (October 16, 2020)
Without Remorse, Tom Clancy (September 18, 2020)
Dune, Frank Herbert (November 20, 2020)
News of the World, Paulette Jiles, (December 25, 2020)
Nine Perfect Strangers, Liane Moriarty (Hulu limited series, Late 2020)
The Pale Horse, Agatha Christie (BBC/Amazon, Christmas 2020 approx.)
Made for Love, Alissa Nutting (HBO Max limited series, 2020)
The Luminaries, Eleanor Catton (BBC limited series, 2020)
The Enola Holmes series, Nancy Springer (Enola Holmes, 2020)
Brave New World, Aldous Huxley (USA Network series, 2020)
The Devil All the Time, Donald Ray Pollock (Netflix, 2020)
Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng (Hulu limited series, 2020)
I Know This Much Is True, Wally Lamb (HBO limited series, 2020)
The Outsider, Stephen King (HBO limited series, January 12, 2020)
Minamata: The Story of the Poisoning of a City, and of the People Who Chose to Carry the Burden of Courage, W. Eugene Smith and Aileen M. Smith (Minamata, 2020)
The Stand, Stephen King (CBS All Access streaming series, 2020)
You Should Have Known, Jean Hanff Korelitz (The Undoing, HBO series 2020)
Normal People, Sally Rooney (Hulu series, 2020)
The Duke and I (Bridgerton series), Julia Quinn (Untitled Netflix series, 2020)
Fear Street series, R.L. Stine (2020)
The Knife of Never Letting Go, Patrick Ness (Chaos Walking, 2020 maybe)
China Rich Girlfriend, Kevin Kwan (2020 maybe)
Stargirl, Jerry Spinelli (2020)

Again, if you find out about any I haven't mentioned, leave me a comment and I'll add to the list.

You will notice I've changed up the levels to make things less complicated (I hope). 

Main Levels

The Enthusiast: read 1-3 books
First One to the Theater: read 4+ books

Read only books being made into movies for release in 2020 (you are not required to only read from the list above. As I stated, if you find another movie or TV series/mini-series based on a book coming out in 2020, feel free to read it).

Additional Levels

Not Ready to Let Go: read at least one (1) book made into a movie or series in 2019

Here's a list of 2019 movies adapted from books. (Note: Some of the movies listed may have been moved to 2020).

Living in the Past: read at least one (1) book made into a movie in previous years

You can Google for previous years, or check Goodreads lists.

The Movie Was Better (What!?): watch the movie(s) for the book(s) you read.

*the additional levels are optional, you still must complete one of the main reading levels above

Additional Guidelines
  • The books you read can count for other challenges. Ebooks, audiobooks, and traditional formats all count.
  • The start date is January 1, 2020 so any book you started between the first of January, and now, counts. End date is December 31, 2020.
  • Remember, TV series/mini-series count too.
  • Pick your level (and additional levels)
  • Sign up below and grab a button (below the linky). I hope you will join me!
  • If you have any questions, click the contact me button in the sidebar, or leave a comment.

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  1. This is my favorite challenge to do every year! Thanks for hosting!

  2. You said you were welcoming additions to the list. One that's notable is the new rendition of "Dracula" that the BBC + Netflix just put out, starting on New Year's Day.

  3. You mentioned welcoming additions to the list. One to note right away is the new rendition of "Dracula" that just came out through BBC + Netflix.

    1. Thank you! I can't believe I forgot that one. Dracula is one of my favorite books. Plus, I've been really looking forward to this series. I will add it to the list!

  4. New to the challenge. Signing up! For some weird reason I couldn't submit the link above, maybe because I don't have a blog here. An error pops up! I'm signing up with this message if that's allowed.
    LOVE reading books into movies! I'm not a blogger, but I'm WJ Cintron @ Litsy where I'll be posting pics and blurbs as I read along from other challenges and this one! Happy readings, everyone!!

    1. Did you check the privacy check box just below the spaces for your name and url (link)? Also, make sure you're adding a correct url (with the http:// included). If you still can't get it, the comments are perfectly fine. Thanks for signing up!

  5. Sanditon is another JA new upcoming series

    1. Thank you! I forgot all about those two...and I'm even planning on reading Emma before the film comes out. I added them. :)

  6. Great!

    Just received a kobo email featuring a books to movies list. Thought this might be helpful for anyone doing the additional levels..

  7. Great challenge!!! My goal is to not only read the book, but also to watch the movie.


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