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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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A Missing Manuscript from Beatrix Potter Becomes a New Book

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Imagine opening an envelope from 1914 and discovering not just any letter but one that contained a story penciled by your favorite childhood author. Publisher Jo Hanks certainly opened the right envelope two years ago when she found The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots by none other than Beatrix Potter (writer and illustrator of the mischievous Peter Rabbit) who had sent it to her publisher during World War I, The Guardian reported. After combing through the Victoria and Albert Museum’s archive in London; not one, not two, but three fragile manuscripts were found scribbled in school notebooks, a color sketch of Kitty-in-Boots, and a light sketch of Kitty-in-Boot’s nemesis, Mr. Tod. I find life getting away from me at times. I can…

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