Books to Movies and TV — Released in 2013

Below are the movies that have been released in 2013, by most recent release date.

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Dec. 27, 2013 (NY and LA only; expands on Jan. 10)

Movie Title: Lone Survivor

Director:  Peter Berg


Mark Wahlberg as Marcus Luttrell with Eric Bana, Emile Hirsch and Ben Foster as his fellow SEALs.

Official Movie Siie:

After a special screening, Variety declared on Nov. 1,  Lone Survivor Bursts Into Awards Race

Based on: Lone Survivor (Hachette/Little, Brown), Marcus Luttrell

9780316324106_3a9c7Lone Survivor : The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10

Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson
Hachette/Back Bay
Trade pbk.
Mass Mkt.

On Sale Date: November 19, 2013

DEC 25, 2013

Movie Title: August: Osage County

Director: John Wells

Starring: Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Juliette Lewis

Based on: Pulitzer-winning play by Tracy Letts

Trailer: YouTube


August: Osage County tie-inAugust: Osage County (movie tie-in)
Tracy Letts
Theatre Communications Group;

Ship Date: September 20, 2013
9781559364669, 1559364661
Paperback; $14.95


DEC 25, 2013 (NY and LA Only; to expand later)

Movie Title: The Invisible Woman

Director: Ralph Fiennes


Ralph Fiennes … Charles Dickens

Felicity Jones … Nelly Ternan

Kristin Scott Thomas … Ternan’s Mother

Official Movie Site:

Based on: Claire Tomalin’s The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens, (RH/Knopf, 1991)


The Invisible Woman (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Claire Tomalin
On Sale Date: December 17, 2013
9781559364669, 0804172129
Paperback / softback
$16.00 US

DEC 25, 2013

Movie Title: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Director: Ben Stiller


Ben Stiller …Walter Mitty

Kristen Wiig

Patton Oswalt

Adam Scott

Official Web Site:

Based on: Short story by James Thurber


DEC. 25, 2013

Movie Title: The Wolf of Wall Street

Director: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey, and Jonah Hill

Official Web Site:

Based on: Memoir by Jordan Belfort (RH/Bantam)

The Wolf of Wall Street (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Jordan Belfort

On Sale Date: December 17, 2013

9780345549334, 0345549333

$16.00 US / $18.00 Can.
Audio tie-in, RH Audio


DEC 20, 2013

Movie Title:  American Hustle (previously American Bullshit)

Director: David O. Russell

Stars: Christian Bale as a con artist who recruited for sting operation lead by a federal agent (Bradley Cooper), Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence and Jeremy Renner.

Based on: the ABSCAM sting of the late 1970’s and ’80’s, which resulted in several prominent members of Congress being exposed for their corrupt and illicit activities.

First Look: USA Today, 7/29/13

American Hustle tie-inThe Sting Man: Inside Abscam

Robert W. Greene

Penguin Books

On Sale Date: November 5, 2013

9780143125273, 0143125273 $16.00 US / $17.00 Can.


DEC 13, 2013

Movie Title: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (the second title in the Hobbit series)

Director: Peter Jackson

Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis, Cate Blanchett


Based on: Novel by J.R.R. Tolkien

Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Chronicles: Art and Design, the
Retail Price: $39.99
Hardcover: 0 pages
Publisher: Harper Design Intl – (2013-12-13)
ISBN / EAN: 0062265695 / 9780062265692


DEC 13, 2013 (limited; opens in more theaters on Dec. 20)

Movie Title: Saving Mr. Banks

Director: John Lee Hancock

Cast: Emma Thompson as P.L. Travers, the author of Mary Poppins and Tom Hanks as Walt Disney

Official Web Site:

Based on: The credits say it is based on the “Untold True Story,” but there is a book which does tell the story (if a bit differently than the movie) — the cover notes that it “Explores the events that inspired the major motion picture Disney’s Saving Mr. Banks”:

9781476762920_c6d66Mary Poppins, She Wrote: The Life of P. L. Travers, Valerie Lawson

(S&S, 2006)

December 3, 2013, Ship Date: November 11, 2013
9781476762920, 1476762929
Paperback / softback / Trade paperback (US) $16.00 US


DEC 6, 2013

Movie Title: Twice Born

Director: Sergio Castellitto

Stars: Penélope Cruz, Emile Hirsch, Adnan Haskovic

Trailer: YouTube

Based On: Twice Born: A Novel, Margaret Mazzantini, Ann Gagliardi, (translated from Italian, Penguin, 2011)


9780143121213_61eb6Twice Born : A Novel (Movie Tie-In)
Margaret Mazzantini, Ann Gagliardi
Penguin; On Sale Date: November 20, 2013
9780143121213, 0143121219
Paperback / softback
$16.00 US / $17.00 Can


DEC 6, 2013

Movie Title: Inside Llewyn Davis

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Stars: Carey Mulligan, Justin Timberlake, Garrett Hedlund

Official Web Page:

Inspired by: The Mayor of MacDougal Street, memoir by Dave Van Ronk (1936-2002), one of the founders of the 1960s folk music revival

Mayor of MacDougal StreetThe Mayor of MacDougal Street [movie tie-in edition]: A Memoir by Dave Van Ronk, Elijah Wald
Da Capo Press
October 8, 2013,

Ship Date: September 17, 2013
9780306822162, 0306822164

Trade Pbk. . $15.99 US / $18.50 Can.


DEC 4, 2013

TNT Series Title: Mob City

Director: Frank Darabont

Starring: Neal McDonough as William Parker, Ed Burns as  “Bugsy” Siegel and Jeremy Luke as gangster Mickey Cohen

Official Web site:

Based on: L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America’s Most Seductive City
John Buntin, (RH/Crown/Broadway Books, 2010)

NOV 27, 2013

Movie Title: Homefront

Director: Gary Fleder

Stars: James Franco, Jason Statham, Kate Bosworth

Official Facebook Page: Homefront-Movie

Based on:  the novel by Chuck Logan

Homefront tie-inTie-in:
Homefront Movie Tie-in Edition : A Novel
Chuck Logan
On Sale Date: November 26, 2013

Trade Pbk: 9780062330574, 0062330578
Mass Mkt. Pbk: 9780062330901, 006233090X

NOV. 27, 2013

Movie Title: Oldboy

Director: Spike Lee


Samuel L. Jackson
Josh Brolin … Joe Doucett
Elizabeth Olsen … Marie

Trailer: YouTube

Based on: Japanese manga series written by Garon Tsuchiya and illustrated by Nobuaki Minegishi, published here by Dark Horse Comics


NOV 22, 2013

Movie Title: Catching Fire (the second in the 4-film Hunger Games series –two films are planned for the third book, Mockingjay)

Director: Francis Lawrence, replacing Gary Ross, who directed the first in the series

Starring: Jennifer LawrenceJosh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth

Fan site:

Based on: Second title in Suzanne Collins’s Hunger Games series

Catching Fire Tie-in

Catching Fire: Movie Tie-in Edition : The Second Book of The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins

Scholastic; On Sale Date: October 8, 2013

9780545603683, 0545603684
Paperback / softback
$12.99 US


Nov. 22, 2013 (limited; expands later)

Movie Title: Philomena

Director: Stephen Frears

Cast: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan

Official Web Site:

Based on (tie-in is first U.S. release):

9780143124726_0830bPhilomena: A Mother, Her Son, and a Fifty-Year Search (Movie Tie-in)

by Martin Sixsmith, Foreword by Judi Dench

On Sale Date: November 27, 2013,

9780143124726, 0143124722

$16.00 US / $17.00 Can.


Nov. 8, 2013

Movie Title: Great Expectations

Director: Mike Newell


Helena Bonham Carter …Miss Havisham
Ralph Fiennes …Magwitch
Jason Flemyng …Joe Gargery
Robbie Coltrane …Mr. Jaggers
Sally Hawkins …Mrs. Joe
Holliday Grainger …Estella
Ewen Bremner …Wemmick
Jeremy Irvine …Pip

Official Site (UK):

Based on: Novel by Charles Dickens


9780143126454_42b6dGreat Expectations: (Movie Tie-In)  
Charles Dickens

On Sale Date: October 16, 2013,

9780143126454, 0143126458

$15.00 US / $16.00 Can.


NOV 8, 2013 (limited)

Movie Title: How I Live Now

Director: Kevin Macdonald

Starring: Saoirse Ronan

Official Site:

Based on: Novel by Meg Rosoff

Trailer: YouTube


How I Live Now tie-in

How I Live Now

Meg Rosoff

RH/Ember, 10/22/13
9780449819609, 0449819604
$8.99 US / $9.99 Can.

NOV.  8, 2013

Movie Title: The Book Thief

Director:  Brian Percival


Geoffrey Rush
Emily Watson
Sophie Nélisse … Liesel

Status: Shooting begins in Berlin, (The Hollywood Reporter, 3/11/13)

Based on: Book by Markus Zusak

The Book Thief Tie-inThe Book Thief , Markus Zusak

Knopf Books for Young Readers

On Sale Date: October 22, 2013

9780385754729, 0385754728

Paperback, $12.99 US / $14.99 Can.


NOV 8, 2013
Movie Title: Thor: The Dark World

Director: Alan Taylor

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins

Based on: Comics by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber amd Jack Kirby


NOV 8, 2013
Movie Title: The Motel Life

Directors:  Alan Polsky, Gabe Polsky

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Stephen Dorff, Dakota Fanning, Kris Kristofferson

Official Sites: Official Facebook

Based on: Novel by Willy Vlautin


The Motel Life Movie Tie-in Edition : A Novel
Willy Vlautin
On Sale Date: November 5, 2013
9780062325938, 0062325930
Paperback / softback
$14.99 US


NOV 1, 2013 

Movie Title: Big Sur

Director: Michael Polish


  • Jean-Marc Barr as Jack Kerouac
  • Josh Lucas as Neal Cassady
  • Radha Mitchell as Carolyn Cassady
  • Anthony Edwards as Lawrence Ferlinghetti
  • Stana Katic as Lenore Kandel
  • Balthazar Getty as Michael McClure
  • Kate Bosworth as Willamine “Billie” Dabney

Trailer: Vimeo

Based on: Big Sur by Jack Kerouac

Big Sur: (Movie Tie-In), Jack Kerouac
Ship Date: October 2, 2013
9780143126416, 0143126415
Paperback; $15.00 US / $16.00 Can.


NOV 1, 2013 (limited; to expand later)

Movie Title: Diana

Director: Anton Corbijn

Starring: Naomi Watts as Princess Diana

Trailer: YouTube

Based on: Diana; Her Last Love, by Kate Snell, originally published in the UK in 2000

Tie-in (first publication in the U.S.):
Diana: Her Last LoveDiana: Her Last Love
Kate Snell
October 2013

Independent Publishers Group/Andre Deutsch

Trade Pbk; 9780233003726, 023300372X

$14.95 US / $16.95 Can.

NOV 1, 2013
Movie Title: Ender’s Game

Director: Gavin Hood

Harrison Ford … Colonel Hyrum Graff
Abigail Breslin …Valentine Wiggin
Ben Kingsley … Mazer Rackham
Asa Butterfield … Ender Wiggin
Han Soto … Colonel Graff’s aide
Hailee Steinfeld … Petra Arkanian
Viola Davis … Major Gwen Anderson

Production Blog:

Official Facebook page:

Based on: Sci Fi novel by Orson Scott Card


Ender’s Game MTI (Ender Wiggins Quartet)
Orson Scott Card
Retail Price: $9.99
Paperback: 368 pages
Publisher: Tor Teen – (2013-05-07)
ISBN / EAN: 0765337541 / 9780765337542

Other Available Formats:

Audio ISBN: 9781427205261

Audio ISBN: 9781593974749

Audio ISBN: 9781427235398

Trade Paperback ISBN: 9780765337320


OCT 25, 2013

Movie Title: Blue Is the Warmest Color

Director: Abdellatif Kechiche

Stars: Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Salim Kechiouche

Trailer: YouTube

Official Facebook page

Based on: Le Bleu Est Une Couleur Chaude, graphic novel by Julie Maroh.

Released in the U.S. as:

Blue is the Warmest ColorBlue Is the Warmest Color

Julie Maroh
Arsenal Pulp Press, October 15, 2013
Paperback: 9781551525143, 1551525143
$19.95 US


OCT 25, 2013

Movie Title: The Counselor

Director: Ridley Scott

Starring: Brad PittMichael FassbenderJavier Bardem

Not based on a book, but the screenplay is by novelist Cormac McCarthy

Trailer: YouTube

The CounselorTie-in:

The Counselor (Movie Tie-in Edition) : A Screenplay
Cormac McCarthy
On Sale Date: October 15, 2013
Trade paperback; 9780345803597, 0345803590
$14.95 US / $16.95 Can.


OCT 25, 2013

NBC TV Series: Dracula

Official Web Site:

“Reimagining” of the classic Dracula novel by Bram Stoker


Dracula Tie-inDracula
Bram Stoker
On Sale Date: October 9, 2013
9780451470225, 0451470222
Paperback / softback
$7.99 US



Oct 18, 2013

Movie Title: Carrie

Director: Kimberly Peirce


Chloë Grace Moretz …Carrie White
Julianne Moore …Margaret White
Judy Greer …Miss Desjardin

Official Site:

Based on: Novel by Stephen King

Carrie (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Stephen King
Retail Price: $7.99
Mass Market Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor – (2013-02-19)
ISBN / EAN: 0345805879 / 9780345805874

Audio Tie-in (Read by Sissy Spacek), RH Audio and BOT; Spanish Language Tie-in, Vintage Espanol


OCT. 18, 2013 (limited)

Movie Title: Twelve Years a Slave

Director: Steve McQueen

Starring: Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Benedict Cumberbatch, Quvenzhane Wallis

Official Site:

Based on: The mid-19th C memoir, Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup

Many editions are available.  Below are resent releases

Official tie-in:
12 Years a Slave12 Years a Slave: (Movie Tie-In), Solomon Northup
Edited by Henry Louis Gates, Introduction by Ira Berlin, Foreword by) Steve McQueen


On Sale Date: September 4, 2013
9780143125419, 0143125419
Trade paperback $16.00 US / $17.00 Can.

9781843914716-112 Years a Slave: A Memoir of Kidnap, Slavery and Liberation
by Solomon Northup
Hesperus Press
November 2013
Paperback; 9781843914716, 1843914719
$15.95 US / $17.95 Can.


9781476767345_c0e4eTwelve Years a Slave   by Solomon Northup
Introduction by, Dolen Perkins-Valdez, author of Wench
Atria / 37 Ink
November 19, 2013
Hardback; 9781476767345, 1476767343
$15.00 US



12 Years a Slave

Solomon Northup

Read By Richard Allen

Audio Sample



9781452606637 Twelve Years a Slave
Soloman Northup, Sean Crisden (Narrator)

March 26, 2012


MP3 Audio Sample


Twelve Years a Slave
Soloman Northup,
Louis Gossett, Jr. (Narrator)

Audio sample on site



Oct 11, 2013

Movie Title: Captain Phillips

Director: Paul Greengrass


Tom Hanks … Captain Richard Phillips
Catherine Keener … Andrea Phillips
Max Martini … SEAL Commander

Official Site:

Based on: A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and Dangerous Days at Sea, (Hyperion, 2010) by Richard Phillips

A Captain's Duty

A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and Dangerous Days at Sea

Richard Phillips
On Sale Date: September 17,

20139781401312862, 1401312861

Paperback / softback
$14.99 US / $16.50 Can.


OCT 11, 2013

Movie Title: Romeo and Juliet

Director: Carlo Carlei


Paul Giamatti …Friar Laurence
Hailee Steinfeld …Juliet
Douglas Booth …Romeo
Damian Lewis …Lord Capulet

Based on: Play by Shakespeare, adapted by Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey)

Official Movie Site:

Tie-in  — original play, plus screenplay

Romeo and Juliet, tie-in


Romeo and Juliet
William Shakespeare
On Sale Date: Oct. 8, 2013
9780385743679, 038574367X
Paperback / softback
$9.99 US / $10.99 Can.
Ages 12 And Up, Grades 7 And Up

Oct 6, 2013

Lifetime TV Series, Witches of East End

Starring: Julia Ormond as Joanna Beauchamp

Web Site:

Based on: The first in a series by Melissa de la Cruz, Witches of East End (Hyperion, 2011)


Oct. 4, 2013

Movie title: Parkland

Director: Peter Landesman

Starring:  Zac Efron, Marcia Gay Harden, Billy Bob Thornton, Jacki Weaver, Paul Giamatti, Tom Welling, Mark Duplass, James Badge Dale and Colin Hanks

Based on:  Vincent Bugliosi, Reclaiming History, (Norton, 2007; it was released the following year in a shorter, 688 page trade paperback, Four Days in Novemberthe tie-in is the shorter version).

Parkland (Movie Tie-In Edition)
Vincent Bugliosi
Retail Price: $16.95
Paperback: 688 pages
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company – (2013-09-23)
ISBN / EAN: 0393347338 / 9780393347333


SEPT 27, 2013

Movie Title: As I Lay Dying

Director: James Franco

Stars: James Franco, Danny McBride, Logan Marshall

Trailer: YouTube

As I Lay DyingAs I Lay Dying (Movie Tie-in Edition)
William Faulkner
Penguin; On Sale Date: September 10, 2013
9780804170413, 080417041X
Paperback / softback / Trade paperback (US)
$14.00 US / $16.00 Ca

SEPT 27, 2013

Movie Title: Baggage Claim

Director: David Talbert

Starring: Paula Patton, Adam Brody

Trailer: YouTube

Based on: Novel by the director, S&S, 2003


Baggage Claim

Baggage Claim: by David E. Talbert
S&S/Touchstone, 9/24/13
On Sale Date: August 27, 2013
9781476744421, 1476744424 $15.00 US / $17.00 Can.


Sept  27, 2013

Movie Title: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs: 2

Directors: Cody CameronKris Pearn


Terry Crews …(voice)
Anna Faris … Sam Sparks (voice)
Neil Patrick Harris …(voice)
James Caan …Tim Lockwood (voice)

Official Movie Site:

Based on: Characters from series by Judi Barrett & Ronald Barrett


Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Movie Novelization (Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs Movie)
Retail Price: $5.99
Paperback: 112 pages
Publisher: Simon Spotlight – (2013-08-27)
ISBN / EAN: 1442495510 / 9781442495517


Flint and Friends! (Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs Movie)
Retail Price: $16.99
Hardcover: 32 pages
Publisher: Simon Spotlight – (2013-08-27)
ISBN / EAN: 1442495545 / 9781442495548


Flint and Friends! (Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs Movie)
Retail Price: $3.99
Paperback: 32 pages
Publisher: Simon Spotlight – (2013-08-27)
ISBN / EAN: 1442495537 / 9781442495531


SEPT 29, 2013

Showtime Series Begins — Masters of Sex

Starring: Michael Sheen (William Masters) and Virginia Johnson


Masters of SexMasters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the Couple Who Taught America How to Love
Thomas Maier
Basic Books
July 30, 2013
Trade Paperback
9780465079995, 0465079997 $16.99 US / $19.99 Can


Sept  20, 2013 (VOD, Aug 20)

Movie Title: A Single Shot

Director: David M. Rosenthal

Starring: Sam Rockwell, William H. Macy, Ted Levine

On iTumes

YouTube Trailer

Based on: A Single Shot, novel by Matthew F Jones, (Hachette/Mulholland, 2011)

Sept  20, 2013

Movie Title: The Family

Director: Luc Besson

Starring: Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones, Michelle Pfeiffer

Trailer: YouTube

Based on: the French novel Malavita by Tonino Benacquista, released for the first time in the US as a Penguin Original paperback, June 25, 2013

The FamilyThe Family: A Novel (Movie Tie-In)
Tonino Benacquista
Penguin Books

On Sale Date: August 7, 2013, Ship Date: August 7, 2013
9780143126300, 014312630X
Paperback / softback
$15.00 US / $16.00 Can


Sept  16, 2013

FOX TV — Sleepy Hollow series begins

Official site:

Trailer: YouTube

Stars: Tom Mison, Nicole Beharie, Orlando Jones and John Cho

A modern retelling of Washtington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow —  Icabod Crane (Mison) time-travels two and a half centuries to team up with police to save humanity.


Sept  6, 2013

Movie Title: Adore

Opens in a limited number of theaters, plus VOD

Official site:

Director: Anne Fontaine (Coco Before Chanel)

Stars: Naomi Watts, Robin Wright

Based on: The Grandmothers in the collection The Grandmothers: Four Short Novels


Adore: A Novella by Doris Lessing
Doris Lessing
On Sale Date: September 17, 2013, Ship Date: August 27, 2013
Trade Paperback
9780062318961, 0062318969 $12.99 US / $14.99 Can.


AUG 21, 2013

Movie Title: The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Director: Scott Charles Stewart

Cast: Lily Collins… Clary Fray

Official Web site:

Sequel, The Mortal Instruments: City Of Ashes to begin shooting fall, 2013 (Deadline, 5/8/13)

Based on: City of Bones, City of Ashes and City of Glass by Cassandra Clare


City of Bones: Movie Tie-in Edition (The Mortal Instruments)
Cassandra Clare
Retail Price: $12.99
Paperback: 528 pages
Publisher: S&S/McElderry – (2013-07-09)
ISBN / EAN: 1442485388 / 9781442485389

City of Bones: The Official Illustrated Movie Companion (Mortal Instruments)
Mimi O’Connor
Retail Price: $18.99
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: S&S/McElderry – (2013-07-09)
ISBN / EAN: 1442493984 / 9781442493988

Shadowhunter’s Guide: City of Bones (Mortal Instruments)
Mimi O’Connor
Retail Price: $8.99
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: S&S/McElderry – (2013-07-09)
ISBN / EAN: 1442493992 / 9781442493995


AUG 16, 2013 (NY and LA)

Movie Title: Austenland

Director: Jerusha Hess

Producer: Stephenie Meyer

Starring: Keri Russell, JJ Feild, Jennifer Coolidge, Bret McKenzie

Based on: Austenland by Shannon Hale



Austenland Movie Tie-In
by Shannon Hale
On Sale Date: July 2, 2013
9781620404867, 1620404869 $14.00
US / $15.00 Can.  / Trade paperback


AUG 16, 2013

Movie Title: The Butler

Director:  Lee Daniels

Starring: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Robin Williams, John Cusack, Jane Fonda, Cuba Gooding Jr., Vanessa Redgrave, Lenny Kravitz

Trailer: YouTube
Based on: Washington Post article by Wil Haygood

The Butler, Tie-in

The Butler: A Witness to History
Wil Haygood
S&S/Atria/ 37 Ink
On Sale Date: July 30, 2013,
9781476752990, 1476752990
$18.00 US / $21.00 Can.

9781442368958, 1442368950
$14.99 US


AUG 16, 2013

Movie Title: Paranoia

Director: Robert Luketic


Harrison Ford .. .Jock Goddard
Liam Hemsworth … Adam Cassidy
Amber Heard … Jenna Fletcher
Gary Oldman … Nicholas Wyatt
Embeth Davidtz
Josh Holloway … Agent Billups
Richard Dreyfuss

Trailer: YouTube

Based on: Paranoia by Joseph Finder, (Macmillan/St. Martin’s, 2004)


Trade pbk., Macmillan/St. Martin’s, 8/27/13

Mass Mkt pbk, Macmillan/St. Martin’s, 8/27/13

AUG 16, 2013 — Limited Movie Title: Standing Up
Director: D.J. Caruso

Starring:  Chandler Canterbury and Annalise Basso in the lead roles of two kids who run away together after a summer camp incident, and Val Kilmer, Radha Mitchell and Kate Maberly (Variety, 10/5/11).

Based on: The Goats, 1987 YA novel by Brock Cole (Macmillan/Square Fish)


AUG 10, 2013 — on STARZ Cable Network

Movie Title: The White Queen

Max Irons (son of Jeremy Irons, he appeared in the movie Red Riding Hood), Amanda Hale (The Crimson Petal & The White), James Frain (The Tudors). Newcomer Rebecca Ferguson plays the Elizabeth Woodville, the White Queen. Amanda Hale is Margaret Beufort, the Red Queen and Faye Marsay is Anne Neville, the Lady of the Rivers.

Official Site:

Based on: The Cousins’ War series by Philippa Gregory

Trade paperback tie-ins in early July by S&S/Touchstone.

The White Queen   The Red Queen

Lady of the Rivers   Kingmaker's Daughter

The White Queen,9781476735481

The Red Queen, 9781476746302

Lady of the Rivers, 9781476746319

The Kingmaker’s Daughter, 9781476746326


AUG 7, 2013

Movie Title: Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters

Director: Thor Freudenthal

Starring: Logan Lerman … Percy Jackson

Based on: Second in the Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan

Official Web Site:


Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book Two: The Sea of Monsters (Movie Tie-In Edition)

Rick Riordan

Disney Book Group, June 12, 2013

Pbk; 9781423160076, 142316007X


AUG 2, 2013 (limited)

Movie Title: The Spectacular Now

Director: James Ponsoldt


Miles Teller

Shailene Woodley

Status: Acquired  by start-up distributor, A24 Film, at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival

Official Movie Site:

Based on: 2008 National Book Award YA finalist by Tim Tharp, (RH/Knopf Books for Young Readers; Brilliance Audio)


The Spectacular Now
Tim Tharp
Retail Price: $8.99
Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: RH/Ember – (2013-07-09)
ISBN / EAN: 0385754302 / 9780385754309

JUL 26, 2013

Movie Title: The Wolverine

Director: James Mangold

Starring: Hugh Jackman

Official Movie Site: TheWolverineMovie,com

Based on: Comics by Frank Miller and Chris Claremont


JUL 20, 2013

Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove — Hallmark Channel Original Series Begins with 2-hour premiere

Starring: andie MacDowell as Olivia Lockhart

Official Site:

Based on: series by Debbie Macomber


16 Lighthouse Road16 Lighthouse Road
Debbie Macomber
On Sale Date: May 28, 2013
Harlequin MIRA
Trade Pbk: 9780778315612, 0778315614, $15.95 US / $18.95 Can.
Mass Market:  9780778316886, 0778316882$7.99 US / $9.99 Can.


204 Rosewood Lane204 Rosewood Lane
Debbie Macomber
On Sale Date: May 28, 2013
Harlequin MIRA
9780778315629, 0778315622
Trade Paperback
$15.95 US / $18.95 Can


311 Pelican Court311 Pelican Court
Debbie Macomber
Harlequin MIRA
On Sale Date: May 28, 2013
9780778315636, 0778315630
Trade Paperback
$15.95 US / $18.95 Can.


44 Cranberry Point44 Cranberry Point
Debbie Macomber
Harlequin MIRA
Sale Date: June 25, 2013
9780778315759, 0778315754
Trade Paperback
$15.95 US / $18.95 Can.


50 Harbor Street50 Harbor Street
Debbie Macomber
FRONTLIST On Sale Date: July 30, 2013
9780778315766, 0778315762
Paperback / softback
$15.95 US / $18.95 Can.


6 Rainier Drive6 Rainier Drive
Debbie Macomber
FRONTLIST On Sale Date: August 27, 2013, Ship Date: August 9, 2013
9780778315773, 0778315770
Paperback / softback
$15.95 US / $18.95 Can.



JUL 19, 2013

Movie Title: Red 2

Director: Dean Parison


Bruce Willis …Frank Moses
Anthony Hopkins
Byung-hun Lee
Catherine Zeta-Jones … Miranda Wood
Mary-Louise Parker … Sarah Ross
John Malkovich … Marvin Boggs
Helen Mirren … Victoria

Official Movie Stie:

Based on: Characters in comics by Warren Ellis and Cully Hamner


JUL 19, 2013

Movie Title: R.I.P.D.

Director: Robert Schwentke (REDThe Time Traveler’s Wife)


Ryan Reynolds …Nick Walker
Jeff Bridges … Bo
Kevin Bacon … Bobby Hayes

Mary-Louise Parker … Procter

Official Movie Site:

Based on: Four-volume comic by Peter Lenkov and Lucas Maragon


JUL 11, 2013

Series Title: Orange is the New Black; Netflix original series, 13 episodes

Produced by: Jenji Kohan (Weeds)

Starring: Taylor Schilling and Jason Biggs

Based on: Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison by Piper Kerman (RH/Spiegel & Grau, 2010)


JUN 28, 2013 (Limited)

Movie Title: Copperhead

Director: Ron Maxwell (third in series after Gettysburg and Gods and Generals)

Starring: Billy Campbell, Angus Macfadyen, and Peter Fonda

Based on: 19th century novel of the same title by Harold Frederic

The Copperhead: Novella and Movie Screenplay
Bill Kauffman, Harold Frederic, Ron Maxwell
Perseus/Dzanc Books, July 16, 2013
9781938604348, 1938604342
Paperback / softback
$15.00 US / $16.50 Can


Jun 24, 2013

Title: Stephen King’s Under the Dome, a thirteen-part series for CBS

Director: Niels Arden Oplev (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Swedish version)  directing the first episode

Produced by: Steven Spielberg & CBS TV

“First Look” trailer:  YouTube


Under the Dome
Stephen King
Retail Price: $19.99
Paperback: 1088 pages
Publisher: Gallery Books – (2013-06-11)
ISBN / EAN: 1476735476 / 9781476735474


Jun 21, 2013 (Limited)
Title: The Attack

Director:  Ziad Doueiri

Starring: Ali Suliman, Evgenia Dodena, Reymond Amsalem, Dvir Benedek

Official Web Site: CohenMedia.Net/The-Attack

Based on: The Attack, Yasmina Khadra, (RH/Nan A. Talese, 2006)


Jun 21, 2013 (Nationwide, after opening the week before in NYC and LA)
Title: The Bling Ring

Director: Sofia Coppola

Starring: Emma Watson, Katie Chang, Taissa Farmiga, Israel Broussard, Claire Julien, Gavin Rossdale

Official Web Site:

The Bling RingBased on: 2010 Vanity Fair article by Nancy Jo Sales, expanded and released as a tie-in:

The Bling Ring : How a Gang of Fame-Obsessed Teens Ripped Off Hollywood and Shocked the World
Nancy Jo Sales,

(S&S/It Books)



JUN 21, 2013

Movie Title: World War Z

Director: Marc Forster (Quantum of Solace)


Brad Pitt … Gerry Lane
Mireille Enos
James Badge Dale
Elyes Gabel … Fassbach
Julia Levy-Boeken


Based on: World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks (Crown, 2006)


World War Z (Movie Tie-in Edition): An Oral History of the Zombie War

Max Brooks

On Sale Date: April 9, 2013
9780770437411, 0770437419
Paperback $14.95/

Audio Tie-in:

World War Z: Director’s Cut (Movie Tie-in Edition): An Oral History of the Zombie War; 4/19/13
Max Brooks
On Sale Date: April 9, 2013
9780449806951, 0449806952
CD-Audio; $25.00

Jun 16, 2013
TV Series Title: Rizzoli & Isles, Season 4 begins

Network: TNT

Starring: Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander

Official Web Site:

Based on: Novels by Tess Gerritsen

JUN 14, 2013 

Movie Title: Man of Steel

Director: Zack Snyder

Starring: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Russell Crowe

Based on: Superman by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, D.C. Comics


Man of SteelMan of Steel: The Official Movie Novelization
Greg Cox
On Sale Date: June 18, 2013
Titan Books
9781781165997, 1781165998
Paperback / softback
$7.99 US / $9.99 Can.
Fiction / Media Tie-In


Man of Steel: The Early Years : Junior Novel
Frank Whitman
HarperFesitval, April 30, 2013
9780062236043, 0062236040
$5.99 US / $6.99 Can.
Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7

Man of Steel: Superman Saves Smallville
John Sazaklis, Jeremy Roberts
HarperFesitval, April 30, 2013
9780062236036, 0062236032
$3.99 US / $4.99 Can.
Ages 4 to 8, Grades P to 3

Man of Steel: Friends and Foes
Lucy Rosen, Steven E. Gordon, Eric A. Gordon
HarperCollins, April 30, 2013
9780062235954, 0062235958
Paperback / softback
$3.99 US / $4.99 Can.
Juvenile Fiction / Readers
Ages 4 to 8, Grades P to 3
Series: I Can Read Book 2

Man of Steel: Superman’s Superpowers
Lucy Rosen, Andie Tong
HarperCollins, April 30, 2013
9780062235978, 0062235974
Paperback / softback
$3.99 US / $4.99 Can.
Juvenile Fiction / Readers
Ages 4 to 8, Grades P to 3
Series: I Can Read Book 2

Man of Steel: The Fate of Krypton
John Sazaklis, Jeremy Roberts
HarperFestival, April 30, 2013
9780062235930, 0062235931
$3.99 US / $4.99 Can.
Juvenile Fiction / Comics & Graphic Novels
Ages 4 to 8, Grades P to 3


JUN 13, 2013 (limited)

Movie Title: The Lesser Blessed

Director: Anita Doran

Starring: Benjamin Bratt, Kiowa Gordon, Joel Nathan Evans, Tamara Podemski

Based on: The Lesser Blessed by Richard Van Camp


JUN 7, 2013

Movie Title: As Cool As I Am

Director: Max Mayer


Claire Danes, James Marsden and Sarah Bolger

Trailer: Yahoo! Movies

Based on: Novel by Pete Fromm (Macmillan/Picador, 2004)

As Cool As I Am


As Cool As I Am : A Novel

Pete Fromm

(Macmillan/Picador trade pbk)

On Sale Date: June 4, 2014

9781250045577, 1250045576

JUN 7, 2013

Movie Title: Dirty Warsdocumentary

Director: Rick Rowley

Based on:

 Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield by Jeremy Scahill


JUN 7, 2013

Movie Title: Much Ado About Nothing

Director: Joss Whedon


Emma Bates … Ursula
Sara Blindauer … Servant
Brett Ryan Bonowicz … Wedding Guest
Spencer Treat Clark … Borachio
Alexis Denisof … Benedick
Reed Diamond … Don Pedro

Official Web Site:

Based on: Play by William Shakespeare

JUN 7, 2013

Movie Title: Syrup

Director: Aram Rappaport

Starring: Amber Heard, Shiloh Fernandez, Kellan Lutz

Based on:  Syrup by Max Berry

SyrupSyrup : A Novel (movie tie-in)
Max Barry
Penguin Press
On Sale Date: June 26, 2013
9780143125303, 0143125303
Paperback / softback

JUN 7, 2013 — Theaters, VOD and iTunes

Movie Title: Tiger Eyes

Director: Lawrence Blume


Willa Holland … Davey
Amy Jo Johnson … Gwen Wexler
Tatanka Means … Wolf – Martin Ortiz
Elise Eberle … Jane Albertson
Cynthia Stevenson … Bitsy Kronick
Lucien Dale … Jason Wexler
Forrest Fyre … Walter Kronick
Russell Means … Willie Ortiz

Official Movie Site:

Based on: The novel by Judy Blume


Tiger Eyes
Judy Blume
Retail Price: $8.99
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers – (2013-06-11)
ISBN / EAN: 044981646X / 9780449816462

Jun 8, 2013

Movie Title: True Blood, Season 6 (HBO)

Creator: Alan Ball (replaced by Brian Buckner for Season Six)


Anna Paquin … Sookie Stackhouse

Stephen Moyer … Bill Compton

Sam Trammell … Sam Merlotte

Ryan Kwanten … Jason Stackhouse

Rutina Wesley … Tara Thornton

Chris Bauer … Andy Bellefleur

Nelsan Ellis … Lafayette Reynolds

Carrie Preston … Arlene Fowler

Based on: Definitely Dead by Charlaine Harris

Trailer: YouTube

Definitely Dead (TV Tie-In) : A Sookie Stackhouse Novel, Charlaine Harris Penguin/Ace, Mass mkt; 9780425262313, 0425262316


Jun 9, 2013
TV Series Title:  King and Maxwell — new series begins

Network: TNT

Starring: Rebecca Romijn and Jon Tenney

Official Web Site:

Based on: Novels by David Baldacci

MAY 31, 2013 (limited; VOD, 4/25/13)

Movie Title: Shadow Dancer

Director: James Marsh


Clive Owen … Mac
Gillian Anderson … Kate Fletcher

Based on: Novel by Tom Bradby, (Bantam, 1998, currently O.P.)

Trailer on iTunes:

Author writes about bringing the story to the screen, The Telegraph, 8/24/12

MAY 24, 2013

Movie Title: Epic (animated feature film)

Director: Chris Wedge

Voices of:

Josh Hutcherson … Nod

Amanda Seyfried … Mary Katherine

Colin Farrell … Ronin

Jason Sudeikis … Bomba

Christoph Waltz … Mandrake

Beyoncé Knowles … Queen Tara

Official Web Site:

Based on: William Joyce’s picture book, The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs, (HarperCollins, 1996)


Epic: Welcome to Moonhaven 9780062209955

Epic: Welcome to Moonhaven, Annie Auerbach (HarperFestival, 4/9/13) — Ages 4 to 8

Epic: The Junior Novel, Annie Auerbach (HarperFestival, 4/9/13)  — Ages 8 to 12

Epic: Meet the Leafmen,  (I Can Read Book 2), Lucy Rosen, (HarperCollins, 4/9/13)

Epic: M.K. Saves the Day,  (I Can Read Book 2), Lucy Rosen, (HarperCollins, 4/9/13)


May 10, 2013 

Movie Title: The Great Gatsby (in 3D)

Director: Baz Luhrmann


Leonardo DiCaprio … Jay Gatsby
Carey Mulligan … Daisy Buchanan
Isla Fisher … Myrtle Wilson
Joel Edgerton … Tom Buchanan
Tobey Maguire … Nick Carraway
Gemma Ward … Catherine
Callan McAuliffe … Young Jay Gatsby
Amitabh Bachchan … Meyer Wolfsheim
Jason Clarke … George Wilson
Daniel Newman … Jeffery Wilson
Elizabeth Debicki … Jordan Baker

Official Movie Site: The

Based on: Novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald


Trade pbk, S&S/Scribner, 9781451689433, 4/30/13

Mass Market Pbk, S&S/Pocket, 9781476711546,  4/30/13

MAY 3, 2013

Movie Title: The Iceman 

Director: Ariel Vromen

Starring:  Michael Shannon as real-life hitman/family man Richard Kuklinski and co-stars Ray Liotta, Wynona Ryder, Chris Evans and James Franco

Official Movie Site:

Based on: The Iceman: The True Story of a Cold-Blooded Killer by Anthony Bruno


The Iceman: The True Story of a Cold-Blooded Killer
Anthony Bruno
Retail Price: $16.00
Paperback 321 pages
Publisher: Dell – (2013-03-26)
ISBN / EAN: 9780345540119, 0345540115


MAY 3, 2013

Movie Title: Iron Man 3

Director: Shane Black

Stars: Robert Downey, Jr.,  Guy Pearce, Gwyneth Paltrow

FaceBook Page

Based on: The Iron Man graphic novels.


Marvel’s Iron Man 3 The Movie Prelude
Will Pilgrim, Christos Gage
Retail Price: $14.99
Paperback: 120 pages
Publisher: Marvel – (2013-04-09)
ISBN / EAN: 0785165517 / 9780785165514


MAY 3, 2013 (limited)

Movie Title: What Maisie Knew

Directors: Scott McGeheeDavid Siegel


Alexander Skarsgård … Lincoln
Julianne Moore … Susanna
Steve Coogan … Beale
Emma Holzer … Holly
Diana García … Cecelia
Onata Aprile … Maisie

Status: Premiered at the 2012 Toronto Film Festival (Entertainment Weekly, “Inside Movies” blog, 9/12/12)

Official Web Site:

Trailer:  YouTube, posted 3/7/13

Based on: Novel by Henry James


What Maisie Knew (Movie Tie-In)
Henry James
Retail Price: $14.00
Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Penguin Books – (2013-05-01)
ISBN / EAN: 0143124633 / 9780143124634


April 26, 2013 (limited)

Movie Title: The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Director: Mira Nair


Kate Hudson … Erica
Liev Schreiber … Bobby
Kiefer Sutherland … Jim

Based on: novel by Mohsin Hamid

The Reluctant FundamentalistThe Reluctant Fundamentalist (Movie Tie-In)
Mohsin Hamid
On Sale Date: March 12, 2013, Ship Date: February 13, 2013
9780544139459, 0544139453
Paperback / softback — $14.00


April 26, 2013 

Movie Title: Pain & Gain

Director: Michael Bay


Mark Wahlberg … Daniel Lugo
Dwayne Johnson … Paul Doyle
Rebel Wilson … Ramona Eldridge
Anthony Mackie … Adrian Doorbal
Ed Harris … Ed Du Bois

Official Movie Site:

Based on: New Times magazine articles by Pete Collins


APRIL 26, 2013

Movie Title: Kon-Tiki

Directors: Joachim RønningEspen Sandberg


Pål Sverre Hagen … Thor Heyerdahl

Official Facebook Site

This is one of two versions of the film, shot simultaneously in Norwegian and English. The Norwegian version was nominated for Best Foreign Film in 2012 (New York Magazine, 2/28/13).

Based on: Kon-Tiki by Thor Heyerdahl, published in the 1950’s and still in print in paperback (S&S/Washington Square Press)

April 26, 2013 (limited)

Movie Title: Midnight’s Children

Director: Deepa Mehta


Satya Bhabha … Saleem Sinai
Shahana Goswami … Amina
Rajat Kapoor … Aadam Aziz

Official Movie Site:

Based on: Novel by Salman Rushdie


Midnight’s Children 
Salman Rushdie
9780812976533, 0812976533
Paperback / softback
$16.00 US


APRIL 19, 2013 — Netflix original series

Movie Title: Hemlock Grove

Director: Eli Roth


Famke Janssen … Olivia Godfrey
Penelope Mitchell … Letha Godfrey
Freya Tingley … Christina Wendall
Lili Taylor … Lynda Rumancek
Bill Skarsgård … Roman Godfrey

Trailer: YouTube

Based on: Novel by Brian McGreevy


Hemlock Grove [movie tie-in edition]: A Novel
Brian McGreevy
On Sale Date: April 16, 2013
Paperback / softback
$15.00 US / $17.00 Can.



APRIL 19, 2013

Movie Title: Oblivion

Director: Joseph Kosinski


Tom Cruise … Jack Harper

Morgan Freeman … Malcolm Beech

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau … Sykes

Olga Kurylenko … Julia

Melissa Leo … Sally

Official Web Site:

Based on: Comic by Arvid Nelson

APRIL 5, 2013
Movie Title: The Company You Keep
Director: Robert Redford


Shia LaBeouf
Robert Redford
Susan Sarandon
Nick Nolte
Brit Marling
Stephen Root
Julie Christie

Based on: Novel by Neil Gordon (Viking, 2003). Summary from WorldCat: “When his political activities with the Weather Underground radicals from the 1960s catch up with him, a man finds himself on the run in order to secure the love of his child.”


The Company You KeepThe Company You Keep (movie tie-in)
Neil Gordon
On Sale Date: March 6, 2013
9780143123873, 0143123874
Paperback / softback
$16.00 US / $17.00 Can.


The Company You Keep; Dreamscape Audio

Dreamscape Audio

Read by full cast:

Donald Corren, Hillary Huber, Kirby Heyborne, Ann Marie Lee, Arthur Morey, Cris Dukehart and Jeannie Stith

Mar 29, 2013

Movie Title: The Host

Director: Andrew Niccol


Saoirse Ronan … Melanie Stryder
William Hurt … Jeb Stryder
Max Irons …Jared Howe
Jake Abel …Ian O’Shea

Based on: novel by Stephenie Meyer

Official Web Site:


The Host MTI

Trade Pbk: Hachette/Back Bay; 9780316218504

Audio CD: Hachette Audio; 9781619694026

Mass Mkt. Pbk: Hachette/Little, Brown; 9780316218511

Jan. 8, 2013


The Host: Official Movie Companion

The Host: The Official Illustrated Movie Companion

Mark Cotta Vaz

Jan. 1, 2013




Mar 31, 2013

Series Title: Game of Thrones, Season 3 (HBO)

Status: In production (see Official Production Diary)

Based on: A Storm of Swords: A Song of Ice and Fire: Book Three by George R.R. Martin

Tie-in editions:

Storm of Swords

Trade Pbk:

A Storm of Swords (HBO Tie-in Edition): A Song of Ice and Fire: Book Three, George R.R. Martin
On Sale Date: March 26, 2013
9780345543974, 0345543971
Paperback / softback — $18.00

Mass Market:
A Storm of Swords (HBO Tie-in Edition): A Song of Ice and Fire: Book Three
George R.R. Martin
On Sale Date: March 26, 2013
9780345543981, 034554398X
Paperback / softback — $9.99

March 8, 2013

Movie Title:  Admission

Director: Paul Weitz

Starring: Paul Rudd, Tina Fey

Official Movie Site:

Based on: Admission, Jean Hanff Korelitz, Grand Central, 2009


Jean Hanff Korelitz
Retail Price: $14.99
Paperback: 464 pages
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing – (2013-01-15)
ISBN / EAN: 1455529796 / 9781455529797

Also mass market pbk: 9781455529803


March 8, 2013

Movie Title: Oz, The Great and Powerful

Director: Sam Raimi


Mila Kunis … Theodora
James Franco … Oz

Status: Trailer shown at Comic-Con 2012

Official Movie Site:

Prequel to: Frank Baum’s series

Re-release of the originals:

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum, Disney Press — This re-release features “beautifully repainted Denslow artwork, original Stromberg imagery, and an introduction by one of the stars of Oz The Great and Powerful, James Franco.”

The Marvelous Land of Oz, L. Frank Baum, Disney Press — The second in Baum’s series.

Audio: Dreamscape is releasing new recordings of the first two Oz books (also on OverDrive):

The Wonderful Wizard of Ozread by Tara Sands (Jan 22)

The Marvelous Land of Oz read by Tara Sands (Feb 19)

Disney Press is releasing several tie-ins :

Oz The Great and Powerful, Elizabeth Rudnick — the junior novel adaptation

The Art of Oz The Great and Powerful, Grant Curtis — behind-the-scenes book

Oz The Great and Powerful: The Movie Storybook, Scott Peterson — movie stills

Oz The Great and Powerful: Witches of Oz, Scott Peterson– picture book

Oz The Great and Powerful: Land of Oz — Level 2 World of Reading title.


FEB 26, 2013 (DVD)

Movie Title: Freaky Deaky

Director: Charles Matthau

Starring: Crispin Glover, Billy Burke, Christian Slater and Michael Jai White.

Status: Shown Tribeca Film Festival, 4/22/12

Based on: Freaky Deaky by Elmore Leonard


FEB 22, 2013

Movie Title: Bless Me, Ultima

Director: Carl Franklin


Benito Martinez … Gabriel
David Rees Snell … Father Byrnes
Miriam Colon … Ultima
Lora Martinez-Cunningham … Miss Maestas

Based on: Novel by Rudolfo Anaya


FEB 14, 2013

Movie Title: Beautiful Creatures

Director: Richard LaGravenese (P.S. I Love You)

Starrring :

Emmy Rossum … Ridley Duchaness

Alden Ehrenreich … Ethan Wate

Jeremy Irons … Macon Ravenwood

Emma Thompson … Mrs. Lincoln

Viola Davis … Amma (seer)

Official Movie Site:

Based on: Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl (Little, Brown BYR 12/1/09), the first in a series.


Beautiful Creatures
Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl
Retail Price: $10.99
Paperback: 592 pages
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers – (2012-11-20)
ISBN / EAN: 0316231673 / 9780316231671

Mass Market; 9780316231657; $7.99


FEB 14, 2013

Movie Title: Safe Haven

Director: Lasse Hallström

Starring: Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough

Trailer: YouTube

Based on: Safe Haven, Nicholas Sparks, 9/14/10, Grand Central


Safe Haven
Nicholas Sparks
Retail Price: $14.99
Paperback: 368 pages
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing – (2012-12-18)
ISBN / EAN: 1455523550 / 9781455523559


FEB 1, 2013

Movie Title: House of CardsNetflix streaming 13-part series (The Hollywood Reporter, 3/15/2011)

Director: David Fincher (The Social Network)

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright

Official Web Site: Netflix

Based on: Trilogy by former British Conservative Party Chief of Staff Michael Dobbs, published by HarperCollins and no longer in print.

  • House of Cards (1989)
  • To Play the King (1992)
  • The Final Cut (1994)

The trilogy was also made into a BBC trilogy starring Ian Richardson in 1990 and broadcast here on PBS. It was released on DVD and Blu Ray in 2003 and is owned in many libraries.


FEB 1, 2013

Movie Title: Warm Bodies

Director: Jonathan Levine


Dave Franco … Perry Kelvin
Teresa Palmer … Julie
Nicholas Hoult … R
John Malkovich … General Grigio
Analeigh Tipton … Nora
Rob Corddry … M

Official Web Site:

Based on: novel by Isaac Marion

Tie in:

Warm Bodies: A Novel
Isaac Marion
Retail Price: $15.00
Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: Atria/Emily Bestler Books – (2012-12-25)
ISBN / EAN: 147671746X / 9781476717463


JAN 25, 2013 (On Demand, Dec. 27, 2012)

Movie Title: John Dies at the End

Director: Don Coscarelli


Chase Williamson … Dave
Rob Mayes … John
Paul Giamatti … Arnie Blondestone
Clancy Brown … Dr. Albert Marconi

Official Web Site:

Based on: John Dies at the End by David Wong (Jason Pargin), a spoof of the horror genre. First published online beginning in 2001. It was then published in paperback by indie horror publisher, Permuted Press in 2007 and in hardcover  by Thomas Dunn/St. Martins in 2009. It was reviewed in prepub review sources and is owned by many public libraries.


John Dies at the End
David Wong
Retail Price: $15.99
Paperback: 496 pages
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin – (2012-12-24)
ISBN / EAN: 1250035953 / 9781250035950


JAN 25, 2013

Movie Title: Parker

Director: Taylor Hackford


Jason Statham …Parker

Jennifer Lopez …Leslie

Nick Nolte

Clifton Collins Jr. …Ross

Michael Chiklis …Melander

Wendell Pierce

Patti LuPone


Based on: Flashfire by Donald Westlake, (2000; recently reissued by the U. of Chicago Press), part of the Parker series, written under the name Richard Stark

JAN 11, 2013

Movie Title: Gangster Squad

Director: Ruben Fleischer


Ryan Gosling … Sgt. Jerry Wooters

Emma Stone … Grace Faraday

Josh Brolin … John O’Mara

Sean Penn … Mickey Cohen

Nick Nolte … Bill Parker

Official Movie Site:

Tie-ins are the book’s first release:


Gangster Squad: Covert Cops, the Mob, and the Battle for Los Angeles
Paul Lieberman
Retail Price: $27.99
Hardcover: 560 pages
Publisher: Macmillan/Thomas Dunne Books – (2012-08-07)
ISBN / EAN: 1250020158 / 9781250020154

Trade Paperback:

Gangster Squad: Covert Cops, the Mob, and the Battle for Los Angeles
Paul Lieberman
Retail Price: $15.99
Paperback: 560 pages
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin – (2012-08-07)
ISBN / EAN: 1250020115 / 9781250020116

Mass Market — Macmillan/St. Martin’s;; 7/31/2012; ISBN: 9781250027856; $7.99

Macmillan Audio; 8/7/2012; Unabridged Compact Disc; ISBN: 9781427227102


Jan. 6 through Feb 17

Series Title: Downton Abbey. PBS Masterpiece Theater

Not officially based on any specific title, but the show’s creator, Julian Fellowes has cited To Marry an English Lord, by Gail MacColl and Carol McD. Wallace (Workman, 1989; reissued in trade pbk in March) as a major inspiration.

Official Site:


The Chronicles of Downton Abbey: A New Era
Jessica Fellowes, Matthew Sturgis
Retail Price: $29.99
Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: Macmillan/St. Martin’s Press – (2012-11-13)
ISBN / EAN: 1250027624 / 9781250027627