Thursday, December 28, 2023

2024 Book to Movie (and TV) Reading Challenge

Welcome to year eight of the Book to Movie (and TV) Challenge

Let's see what books are coming to the screen in 2024. As usual, these releases are subject to change.

The info below comes from Booklist Queen and Screen Rant.

Legend: Movies = M, Streaming series = S, Streaming movie = SM (these will only be indicated if I know for sure which format the adaptation is.)

S: The Tiger’s Apprentice, Lauren Yep (Jan 19)
M: Argylle, Elly Conway (Feb 2)
M: Force of Nature, Jane Harper (The Dry 2 - Feb 8)
M: It Ends with Us, Colleen Hoover (Feb 9)
M: Frankenstein, Mary Shelley (Lisa Frankenstein - Feb 9)
M: Dune, Frank Herbert (Dune: Part 2 - March 15)
M: Mickey 7, Edward Ashton (Mickey 17 - March 29)
M: The Watchers, A.M. Shine (June 7)
S: It's Not Summer Without You, Jenny Han (The Summer I Turned Pretty: Season 2 - July 14)
M: Harold and the Purple Crayon, Crockett Johnson (Aug 2)
S: Heartstopper: Volume 2, Alice Oseman (Season 2 - Aug 3)
M: The Amateur, Robert Littell (Amateur - Nov 8)
M: Wicked, Gregory Maguire (Part One - Nov 27)
M: LOTR: The Two Towers, J.R.R. Tolkien (The War of Rohirrim - Dec 13)
S: Fool Me Once, Harlan Coben (Jan 1)
S: The Expatriates, Janice Y.K. Lee (Expats - Jan 26)
SM: Orion and the Dark, Emma Yarlett (Feb 2)
SM: Spaceman of Bohemia, Jaroslav Kalfar (March 1)
SM: The Three-Body Problem, Liu Cixin (3 Body Problem - March 21)
S: Romancing Mister Bridgerton, Julia Quinn (Bridgerton Season 3 - May 16)
M: Cold Storage, David Koepp (June 20)
M: Landing on My Feet: A Diary of Dreams, Kerri Strug & John P. Lopez (Perfect - Sept 9)
M: The Legacy of Mark Rothko, Lee Seldes (Oct 25)
S: Lady in the Lake, Laura Lippman (TBD)
S: A Gentleman in Moscow, Amor Towles (TBD)
S: The Sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen (TBD)
SM: Turtles All the Way Down, John Green (TBD)
S: The Sandman, Neil Gaiman (Season 2 - TBD)
SM: The Electric State, Simon Stalenhag (TBD)
S: Trust, Hernan Diaz (TBD)
S: The Spiderwick Chronicles, Tony DiTerlizzi & Holly Black (TBD)
SM: The Shrinking of Treehorn, Florence Parry Heide (TBD)
SM: Uglies, Scott Westerfeld (TBD)
S: Shogun, James Clavell (Feb 27)

This list is by no means exhaustive. If you find out about any I haven't mentioned, leave me a comment and I'll add to the list.

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 2024 (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 2024, 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 2023

Here's a list of 2023 movies adapted from books. (Note: Some of the movies listed may have been moved to 2024).

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, 2024. End date is December 31, 2024.
  • Remember, TV series/mini-series count too.
  • Pick your level (and additional levels, if you like)
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