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July 2011

While Harry Potter fever is still at an all-time high, several other movies based on books are landing in theaters in July. Beyond the magical wizarding world, multicultural films can transport you to unknown places and time periods.

May 2011

On the big screen this month, two adaptations of popular comic series yield two unique superheroes who must righteously battle --- though not one another.

April 2011

The semester is more than halfway over, and this month Teenreads.com is spotlighting two must-see movies that are guaranteed to help you gear up for the final stretch.

First up is Soul Surfer, an awe-inspiring flick about the story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton. Based on her stunning memoir of the same name, the film follows Bethany's incredible journey from the moment a 14-foot tiger shark threatened to shatter her future, to her astonishing and entirely unexpected comeback.

March 2011

Spring is right around the corner, and Teenreads.com's Books into Movies feature is spotlighting three films to celebrate the start of a new season. March is going to be a month of misguided love, gripping dramas and timeless classics, beginning withBeastly, an edgy flick based on Alex Finn's ultra-modern retelling of "Beauty and the Beast." The story of a high school hotshot who finds himself transformed into a hideous outcast, it's a spellbinding saga of revenge, true love, and one teen's quest to find out what it really means to be beautiful.

February 2011

If the weather is getting you down, then you're in luck, because our latest Books into Movies feature is spotlighting two big-time blockbusters to cure you of your winter blues. First up is The Eagle, an action-packed rendering of Rosemary Sutcliff's THE EAGLE OF THE NINTH. Travel back in time to the height of the Roman Empire and join a young warrior named Marcus as he sets out with his slave, Esca, to investigate the disappearance of his father --- the famed commander of the Ninth Legion.

3 Willows: The Sisterhood Grows by Ann Brashares

January 2009

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants author Ann Brashares discusses her new novel, 3 WILLOWS: The Sisterhood Grows.