Skip to main content

Books on Screen

Each month, our Books on Screen feature spotlights movies, television shows, miniseries and specials that are based on books of various genres --- including novels, memoirs, comics, children's books, short stories and poetry --- along with the latest DVD releases.

March 2019

March's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films Five Feet Apart, Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase and Dumbo; the Netflix release of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, along with the ongoing series "Roswell, New Mexico," "Black Lightning," "The Flash" and "Arrow," all on The CW; and the DVD releases of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Mortal Engines, Mary Poppins Returns, Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse and Aquaman.

February 2019

February's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films Alita: Battle Angel; The Changeover and How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World; the series premiere of "The Umbrella Academy" on Netflix, as well as the ongoing series "Roswell, New Mexico," "Black Lightning," "The Flash" and "Arrow" on The CW; and the DVD release of The Grinch.

January 2019

January's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films A Dog's Way Home and Ashes in the Snow; the season  premieres of "Roswell, New Mexico" on The CW and "A Series of Unfortunate Events" and "Tidying Up with Marie Kondo"on Netflix; and the DVD releases of The Bookshop, Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween, The Old Man & the Gun, First Man and The Hate U Give.

December 2018

December's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films Mortal Engines, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Mary Poppins Returns and Aquaman; the film release of Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle and the debut of "Watership Down" on Netflix; the ongoing series "Black Lightning," "The Flash" and "Arrow" on The CW; and the DVD releases of The Miseducation of Cameron Post, I Still See You, Unbroken: Path to Redemption, The House with a Clock in its Walls, Venom, Little Women.

November 2018

November's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, The Grinch and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald; the debut of the Hallmark made-for-TV holiday movie, "Pride and Prejudice and Mistletoe"; the ongoing series "Black Lightning," "The Flash," and "Arrow," all on The CW; and the DVD releases of Crazy Rich Asians, and The Little Mermaid.

October 2018

October's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films The Hate U Give, Venom, First Man, Goosebumps 2, I Still See You and Wildlife; the series premiere of "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" on Netflix, along with "The Flash," "Black Lightning" and "Arrow" on the CW; and the DVD releases of Leave No Trace, Ant-Man and the Wasp, Down a Dark Hall and The Darkest Minds.

September 2018

September's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films God Bless the Broken Road, Unbroken: Path to Redemption, The House with a Clock in its Walls, Little Women and The Old Man & the Gun; the TV film The Bad Seed; and the DVD releases of Adrift.

August 2018

August's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films Christopher Robin, The Darkest Minds, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, The Meg, Crazy Rich Asians, Down a Dark Hall, The Little Mermaid, The Bookshop and Papillon; the series finale of "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger" on Freeform, along with the premieres of Netflix's To All the Boys I've Loved Before and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society; and the DVD release of Avengers: Infinity War
and The House of Tomorrow.

July 2018

July's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature film Ant-Man and the Wasp; the ongoing series "Marvel's Cloak and Dagger"; and the DVD release of Reader Player One.

June 2018

June's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films Adrift and Leave No Trace, as well as the series premiere of Marvel's "Cloak and Dagger" on Freeform, and the DVD releases of the YA adaptations A Wrinkle in Time, Every Day and Love, Simon.