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From Page to Screen in 2018: 12 Book-to-Film Adaptations Coming to a Theater Near You

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BookTrib is partnering with Bookish to bring you more great content. We all know that the book is always better than the movie, but that doesn’t stop us from sometimes really, really liking the movie, especially when it’s based on a favorite book. So butter your popcorn, turn off your phone, and get ready for 12 2018 book-to-film adaptations worth waiting for. Peter Rabbit   Who doesn’t love the rascally rabbit Peter? Mr. McGregor. That’s who. But even he would be won over by the magical Peter Rabbit adaptation coming to the screen on February 9th, starring the incomparable James Corden. Annihilation Lovers of Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Reach trilogy will not want to miss the upcoming film Annihilation, which is based on the first novel…

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Just the Right Book: Chloe Benjamin on ‘The Immortalists’

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If you knew the date of your death, how would you live your life? This is the premise of Chloe Benjamin’s second novel The Immortalists, which was hailed “2018’s First Must-Read” by Entertainment Weekly. Just the Right Book Podcast caught up with the self-proclaimed “midwest convert” right before her book tour and she dished on an array of topics including religion, ballet, magic and her latest novel which may be coming to the small screen. Benjamin even tells Roxanne whether she would choose to know the date of her death if she could. And stay tuned after the conversation with Chloe to hear the latest book recommendations from Lori Fazio, the COO of RJ Julia in Madison, CT. Books in…

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A Royal Wedding in 2018: Prince Harry and Actress Meghan Markle Engaged!

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The British royals will have another reason to celebrate in 2018! In addition to the new baby Prince William and his wife, Kate, will be expecting in April, Prince Harry will be tying the knot with his girlfriend, American actress Meghan Markle. The engagement was announced today as Harry and Meghan stood for their first official press photos as an engaged couple.  The pair were engaged earlier this month.  While both were tight-lipped about the details of Harry’s proposal, both admitted that is was “romantic.”  Harry also said that he knew Markle was “the one” from the first time he met her.  The engagement ring also made an appearance and is said to contain a diamond from Botswana— a place…

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‘Deadpool’ Meets ‘Harry Potter’ in Upcoming Fantasy Noir, ‘Dead Jack’

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The Tobias Literary Agency, Dreamstreet Entertainment and Lonetree Entertainment in partnership with James Aquilone have a great announcement for James Aquilone’s fans: they have optioned the film and television rights for Dead Jack and the Pandemonium Device. The upcoming “horror-fantasy noir” has been pitched as Deadpool meets Harry Potter, where “a drug-addicted zombie detective and his shapeshifting sidekick battle supernatural creatures in an effort to save the world and score fairy dust.” The Dead Jack paperback, published under Curiosity Quills Press, will see release in early 2018. The novel NY Times Bestseller and 5-time Bram Stoker Award winner Jonathan Mayberry calls “wicked fun” is poised to be a runaway hit full of humor and adventure. Dead Jack co-producer Tony Eldridge of Lonetree Entertinment…

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