Books That Should Be Made Into Movies


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121 52 Reasons to Hate My Father - Jessica Brody

Spoiled heiress Lexi is denied her trust fund by her estranged father - unless she completes one low-wage job every week for a year.

122 Tangerine - Edward Bloor

Paul has poor eyesight and has to wear very thick glasses. He cannot remember how he came to be that way. When he moves to Tangerine, Florida, a place with terrifying lightning and a scary sinkholes, he finds out some secrets about his past.

123 Between Shades of Grey - Ruta Sepetys

Many educated Lithuanians - doctors, lawyers, teachers, anyone considered "anti-Soviet" - are taken from home to Siberia, where they are imprisoned in concentration camps. And their children are taken with them. Very tragic and heartbreaking.

124 Under the Cherry Blossom - Maya Healy

In 13th-century Japan, Kimi and Hana's father and brothers are killed in cold blood by their uncle. Disguised as boys and hiding as servants in a samurai school, they are fearful of being discovered and for the lives of those who know their secret.

125 The Bigger Book of Lydia - Margaret Willey
126 The Supernaturalist - Eoin Colfer
127 Whisper - Chrissie Keighery
128 Going Vintage - Lindsey Leavitt
129 Dragonfly - Julia Golding

Princess Tashi is furious when she is given in marriage to Prince Ramil. The two hate each other on sight, and their different religions and customs add to their enmity. Then they are both kidnapped, and must cooperate to escape. A great story about culture clash and tolerance.

130 Jump - Ginger Rue
131 Iron Fey Series - Julie Kagawa
132 House of Night Series - P.C. and Kristin Cast
133 The Kill Order - James Dashner
134 The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel Series
135 Cold Fire - Dean Koontz
136 A Case of Conscience - James Blish
137 Danger In Quicksand Swamp - Bill Wallace
138 His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman
139 Mortal Engines - Philip Reeve
140 The 13th Reality Series - James Dashner
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