Books That Should Be Made Into Movies


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81 Digital Fortress - Dan Brown

Brown's first novel "Digital Fortress" is really one of his greatest works (along with 'Deception Point'). The ending is very interesting, the whole novel is great - Irina2932

82 The Insider - Ava McCarthy
83 Legend - David Lynn Golemon
84 The Secret Friend - Chris Mooney
85 The Restaurant at the End of the Universe - Douglas Adams

Definitely! Unless it's as bad as the first film, which was nothing like the radio, book or T.V. series. - PositronWildhawk

86 The Lost World - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Multiple film versions of this exist

87 Collision - Jeff Abbott
88 The Taking - Dean Koontz

Easily the best book I have ever read. It had me wanting to read every time I had the chance to. I don't even like to read but this book captured my attention and held it the whole book. The book has an underlying suggestion and it just blew my mind at the end. 100% gold. NUMBER 1!

89 The Pact - Jodi Picoult

I really like all Jodi Picoult's works... I love their books

90 Lockdown - Sean Black
91 Book of a Thousand Days - Shannon Hale

Great twisted fairytale set a in world based on Mongolia.

92 The Breadwinner - Deborah Ellis

Afghan women are not allowed to buy food, have jobs or even leave the house without a male chaperone. When Parvana's father is arrested, she has no choice but to disguise herself as a boy and become her family's breadwinner.

In Afghanistan, under the Taliban, women are forbidden to leave the house without a boy or man. In order to buy food for her family, Parvana must disguise herself as a boy.

93 Chasing Vermeer - Blue Balliett

Two kids track down a stolen Vermeer painting with the help of their teacher, a book, their neighbours and visions. There are many strange, coincidental and unexplained things.

94 Fairest - Gail Carson Levine
95 The Lost Years of Merlin - T. A. Barron

Unable to remember his past, the boy Emrys goes the magical island Fincayra and comes to terms with his emerging powers. Rumours say a movie might come out sometime.

96 The Two Princesses of Bamarre - Gail Carson Levine

When Princess Meryl gets a fatal illness, her timid sister Addie must find the cure, battling specters, ogres and dragons.

97 Bloomability - Sharon Creech

An American girl, Domenica Santolina Doone, attends an international school in Switzerland, learns Italian, goes skiing and discovers many possibilities in life.

98 Incarceron - Catherine Fisher

Incarceron is a huge, living prison with forests, villages and cities. Finn, a prisoner who has never before seen the stars, moon or a sunset, is determined to find a way out.

99 How Not to Be Popular - Jennifer Ziegler

Maggie, who is always moving house, is tired of leaving friends behind. But her plan to be friendless at her new school backfires completely.

100 The Patron Saint of Butterflies - Cecilia Galante
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