Read the book, see the movie

Many of the movies in theaters now or coming soon are based on books.  Read the book before you see the movie.

Tess of the d'Urbervilles / Thomas Hardy

Tess of the d'Urbervilles / Thomas Hardy

Movie Title:  Trishna

Tess is an innocent young girl until the day she goes to visit her rich 'relatives', the D'Urbervilles. Her encounter with her manipulative cousin, Alec, leads her onto a path that is beset with suffering and betrayal. When she falls in love with another man, Angel Clare, Tess sees a potential escape from her past, but only if she can tell him her shameful secret.

Savages / Don Winslow

Savages / Don Winslow

Running a lucrative marijuana operation in Laguna Beach, sometime environmentalist Ben and mercenary Chon confront a dangerous adversary in the Mexican Baja cartel, which kidnaps their playmate and confidante Ophelia, compelling the duo to plot ingenious negotiations.

Abraham Lincoln : vampire hunter / by Seth Grahame-Smith

Abraham Lincoln : vampire hunter / by Seth Grahame-Smith

Reveals the hidden life of the sixteenth U.S. president, who was actually a vampire-hunter obsessed with the complete elimination of the undead, and uncovers the role vampires played in the birth, growth, and near-death of the nation.

Robert Ludlum's Jason Bourne in The Bourne legacy : a novel / by Eric Van Lustbader

Robert Ludlum's Jason Bourne in The Bourne legacy / by Eric Van Lustbader

Now retired from the CIA and a professor at Georgetown University, former agent David Webb is once again forced to don the role of international assassin Jason Bourne when he becomes the target of an unknown killer, is framed for the murders of his two closest associates, and is forced to battle unseen assailants and enemies.

Lawless : A Novel Based on a True Story / Matt Bondurant

Running moonshine liquor during the prohibition years, a notorious trio of brothers continues their illicit business after Prohibition and plays a central role in a violent conspiracy trial--a story that is investigated in 1935 by a magazine journalist.


Summaries from publisher materials.