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New Books to Film

Seeing your favorite characters on the big screen can bring to life the magic of the story you’ve read in a book. We’ve seen many Young Adult bestsellers turned into blockbuster movies like J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight saga and Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games. Here are some of the latest Adult,Young Adult, and Children’s titles that are in theaters now or coming out soon. You can find all of these books at the library.

New Books to Film at the Goffstown Public Library

Will you read the book or see the movie first?

The Boxtrolls
Rated PG; Starring: Elle Fanning, Tracy Morgan, Simon Pegg
Based on Here Be Monsters!, by Alan Snow (the first book in The Ratbridge Chronicles Series).
A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator.

Dracula Untold
Rated PG13; Starring: Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper, Samantha Barks, Sarah Gadon
Movie Release in October
Based on characters from the novel Dracula, by Bram Stoker.
The origin story of the man who becomes Dracula.

Gone Girl
Rated R; Starring: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry
Movie Release in October
Based on Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn.
On the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick’s wife Amy suddenly disappears. Nick sees the spotlight turned on him when it’s suspected that he may not be innocent.

Horns
Rated R; Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Juno Temple, Heather Graham, Sabrina Carpenter
Movie Release in October
Based on Horns, by Joe Hill.
After his childhood sweetheart is brutally killed and suspicion falls on him, Ig Parrish wakes up with horns on his head, hate in his heart, and an incredible new power.

If I Stay
Rated PG13; Starring: Chloƫ Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos, Jamie Blackley, Joshua Leonard
Based on If I Stay, by Gayle Forman.
While in a coma following an automobile accident that killed her parents and younger brother, seventeen-year-old Mia, a gifted cellist, weighs whether to live with her grief or join her family in death.

The Maze Runner
Rated PG-13; Starring: Dylan O’Brien, Will Poulter, Kaya Scodelario
Based on The Maze Runner, by James Dashner
Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory, in the middle of a maze, and realizes he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape.

A Walk Among The Tombstones
Rated R; Starring: Liam Neeson, Stephanie Andujar, Boyd Holbrook
Based on A Walk Among Tombstones, by Lawrence Block (#10 in the Matthew Scudder crime series).
Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.