Top Ten Tuesdays where I share with you some of my favorite books with a different theme each week!
This weeks theme: YA books that are slated to be adapted into movies in 2013 and 2014 (some 2015):)
1. The Host (March 29, 2013)
A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free humans.
Director: Andrew NiccolSaoirse Ronan, Diane Kruger, William Hurt
2. Beautiful Creatures (February 14, 2013)
Ethan longs to escape his small Southern town. He meets a mysterious new girl, Lena. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town.
Director: Richard LaGraveneseAlice Englert, Viola Davis, Emma Thompson
3. Mortal Instruments City of Bones (August 23, 2013)
When her mom is attacked and taken from their home in New York City by a demon, a seemingly ordinary teenage girl, Clary Fray, finds out truths about her past and bloodline on her quest to get her back, that changes her entire life.
Director: Harald ZwartLily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Robert Sheehan
4. Hunger Games: Catching Fire (November 22, 2013)
Katniss and Peeta's victory is cut short as the Quarter Quell puts them back into the Hunger Games for the second time.
Director: Francis LawrenceJennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth
5. Paranormalcy (In development)
6. The Forest of Hands and Teeth (Pre-Production)
7. Shiver (In development)
8. The Raven Boys (In development)
9. Wings (In development for 2014)
10. Wicked Lovely (In development)
11. Delirium (Television Show on Fox)Delirium (Karyn Usher). Based on bestselling trilogy about a world where love is deemed illegal and is able to be eradicated with a special procedure. With 95 days to go until her scheduled treatment, Lena Holoway does the unthinkable: she falls in love. Emma Roberts stars. (Fall lineup) **from Entertainment Weekly
12. Before I Fall (Director Gina Price-Bythewood)
13. Significance (November 18, 2014)
After Maggie Masters saves Caleb Jacobson from a near death experience, strange things began happening to her. A world beyond human knowledge emerges, once you meet your Significant.
Director: Emily GossettIan Whyte, Cara Calderaio
14. Ethereal (20th Century Fox bought rights)* info on author's website*
15. Incarceron (Pre-Production/Casting)
16. House of Night (Untitled and in development)
17. Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters (Director Mark Waters) Leads are cast! Official Facebook Page(2014)
Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, half human/vampire, guardians of the Moroi, peaceful, mortal vampires living discretely within our world. Her legacy is to protect the Moroi from bloodthirsty, immortal Vampires, the Strigoi. This is her story.
Director: Mark WatersZoey Deutch, Danila Kozlovskiy, Lucy Fry
18. Hunger Games: Mocking Jay Part 1 (November 21, 2014)
19. Uglies (In development)
20. Shadow and Bone (In development)
21. Daughter of Smoke and Bone (In development)
22. Fallen (Pre-production, Writers: Kathryn Price and Nichole Millard (screenplay))"The gothic fantasy adventure is based on Lauren Kate's best-selling YA book series about fallen angels and forbidden love"
23. Matched (In development)
24. The Selection (CW Fall T.V. Show)The Selection (Elizabeth Craft & Sarah Fain). Set 300 years in the future, an epic romance centering on a working class young woman chosen by lottery to participate in a competition with 25 other women for the Royal Prince’s hand to become the nation’s next queen. Balancing her loyalty to family, true love, and kingdom, she must attempt to remain true to herself as she navigates the cutthroat competition and palace intrigue, all while a budding rebellion threatens to topple the crown. Based on the book by Kiera Cass. This marks the second time The CW has shot a Selection pilot. **from Entertainment Weekly
25. Maximum Ride (January 10, 2014)
Six children genetically cross-bred with avian DNA, complete with wings, take flight cross-country to discover their origins.
Director: James PattersonWriters: Mark Fergus (screenplay), Hawk Ostby (screenplay)
26. Warm Bodies (February 1,2013)
After R (a highly unusual zombie) saves Julie from an attack, the two form a relationship that sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.
Director: Jonathan LevineNicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich
27. Divergent (March 21, 2014)
Set in a futuristic dystopia, a teenager seeks to break free from her homogeneous society that divides people based on human traits. She leaves her faction and joins a rival group, where she falls for a young man.
Director: Neil BurgerShailene Woodley, Kate Winslet, Luke Kleintank
28. The Maze Runner (Director Wes Ball)(February 14, 2014)
29. The Scorpio Races (In development 2015)
30. Beautiful Disaster (In development)
31. Firelight (In development)
32. Battle Royale (CW television)
33. A Great and Terrible Beauty (Gemma Doyle #1) (2015)
34. Unwind (In development)
35. Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children (In development)
36. Ender's Game (November 1, 2013)
70 years after a horrific alien war, an unusually gifted child is sent to an advanced military school in space to prepare for a future invasion.
Director: Gavin HoodAsa Butterfield, Abigail Breslin, Harrison Ford
37. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (August, 16, 2013)
In order to restore their dying safe haven, the son of Poseidon and his friends head into the Sea of Monsters to find the mythical Golden Fleece.
Director: Thor FreudenthalLogan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario, Brandon T. Jackson
38. Septimus Heap: Magyk (In development, Director David Frankel)