Submitted by swalzer on

These movies, based on books, are set to come out this year. Read the book before you see the movie. You know the book is always better.

Movie:
Austenland - starring Keri Russell, JJ Feild, Jennifer Coolidge
An obsession with Mr. Darcy leads a woman to a British resort for like-minded ladies.
Release: August 2013 (opens tomorrow, read quickly!)

Book:
Austenland: a novel
Hale, Shannon
F Hale
[also available in eBook format]

Movie:
Serena - starring Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Toby Jones
A greedy couple runs a timber business with malice, as their acts of jealousy, deception, and vengeance destroy them.
Release: September 2013

Book:
Serena
Rash, Ron
F Rash
[also available in Large Print format]

Movie:
Horns - starring Daniel Radcliffe, Juno Temple, James Remar
After being accused of committing a terrible crime, a man gains supernatural abilities which allow him to hunt for the real criminal. Horror and fantasy genre. 
Release: October 2013

Book:
Horns
Hill, Joe
F Hill
[also available in Large Print and audiobook formats]

Movie:
The Wolf of Wall Street - starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey, Spike Jonze
A ruthless businessman makes risky moves.
Release: November 2013

Book:
The Wolf of Wall Street
Belfort, Jordan
Biography B Belfort

Movie:
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom - starring Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto
Depicts Nelson Mandela's extraordinary life from childhood to presidency.
Release: November 2013

Book:
Long walk to freedom: the autobiography of Nelson Mandela
Mandela, Nelson
Biography B Mandela

Movie:
The Monuments Men - starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Cate Blanchett
Historians and curators are on a risky search and rescue mission for art in this true WWII-era story.
Release: December 2013

Book:
The monuments men : Allied heroes, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history
Edsel, Robert M.
940.531 Ede

Movie:
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty - starring Kristen Wiig, Ben Stiller, Adam Scott
A man with a tedious office job uses his imagination to escape his mundane life.
Release: December 2013

Book:
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Thurber, James
F Thurber

*Movie information is from the Internet Movie Database, www.imdb.com

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