Happy New Year, book lovers! If you’re looking to start the year off on a literary note, there are plenty of ways to get it done. For example, you can check out some new releases, or visit with some old classics. You can also cheat a bit and see which books are becoming movies in the month of January.
The following books are hitting the theaters in January! Get your read on and do a comparison.
7 Book to Film Adaptation in January 2017
1. A Monster Calls
by Patrick Ness
A Monster Calls will be in theaters on January 6th. It stars Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, and Felicity Jones.
2. Hidden Figures
by Margot Lee Shetterly
Hidden Figures is hitting theaters on January 6, 2017. It stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae.
3. The Bronx Bull
by Chris Anderson, Sharon McGehee, and Jake LaMotta
Also known as Raging Bull II, The Bronx Bull is being released on January 6, 2017, and stars William Forsythe, Joe Mantegna, and Tom Sizemore.
4. The Bye Bye Man
by Robert Damon Schneck
The film adaptation of Robert Damon’s Schneck’s short story, The Bye Bye Man, is hitting screens on January 13, 2017.
5. Live by Night
by Dennis Lehane
You can see Live by Night in the theaters on January 13 2017. It stars Ben Affleck, Elle Fanning, and Brendan Gleeson.
6. Alone in Berlin
by Hans Fallada
Alone in Berlin will hit theaters on January 13, 2017. It stars Brendan Gleeson and Emma Thompson.
7. A Dog’s Purpose
by W.Bruce Cameron
Expect to see A Dog’s Purpose on the screen beginning January 27, 2017. It stars Britt Robertson, Josh Gad, and Dennis Quaid.
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