Cold weather? Time to snuggle in with a good book!

In 2018, theaters will be flooded with movie adaptations of many books you’ll find here at the Rockwall County Library, so take advantage of the cold weather and snuggle in with one of these before they premiere:

Death-Cure-James-DashnerThe Death Cure – James Dashner

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Release Date: January 26

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James Dashner’s thrilling conclusion to his Maze Runner trilogy about kids fighting against an evil corporation called WICKED in a post-apocalyptic world.

 

 

 


Peter-Rabbit-new-posterPeter Rabbit – Beatrix Potter

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Release Date: February 9

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Based on Beatrix Potter‘s classic children’s books, this adaptation stars James Corden as the rebellious title character who wants to sneak into Mr. McGregor’s vegetable garden. Daisy Ridley and Margot Robbie also lend their voices to this animated and live-action hybrid.

 


War-Grandpa-Robert-Kimmel-SmithThe War With Grandpa – Robert Kimmel Smith

Release Date: February 23

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A young boy has to give up his room for his grandpa’s use, so he devises a series of pranks to drive him out. Robert DeNiro stars as Grandpa; Uma Thurman and Christopher Walken co-star.

 

 


Every-Day-David-LevithanEvery Day – David Levithan

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Release Date: February 23

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David Levithan‘s YA novel tells the story of Rhiannon (Angourie Rice), a teen who falls in love with a spirit that inhabits a different person’s body every day. Debby Ryan and Colin Ford co-star.

 

 


Wrinkle-Time-Madeleine-LEngleA Wrinkle in Time – Madeleine L’Engle

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Release Date: March 9

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The first in Madeleine L’Engle‘s “Time Quintet” series, A Wrinkle in Time follows heroine Meg Murry (Storm Reid) as she strives to find her missing father with the help of her genius brother, her friend, and three mysterious women.

 


Simon-vs-Homo-Sapiens-Agenda-Becky-AlbertelliLove, Simon – Becky Albertalli

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Release Date: March 16

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Based on Becky Albertalli adorable YA novel, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, this film is about a closeted teen named Simon (Nick Robinson) who doesn’t know how to come out to his family and friends. He develops a crush on his anonymous, online pen pal, and tries to figure out who the mystery guy of his dreams is. 13 Reasons Why star Katherine Langford co-stars, playing Simon’s best friend.

 


Ready-Player-One-Ernest-ClineReady Player One – Ernest Cline

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Release Date: March 30

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After the creator of a virtual reality world dies, people go on a pop culture-inspired scavenger hunt to win the dead man’s fortune. Steven Spielberg directs, with Tye Sheridan and Olivia Cooke co-starring.

 

 


Darkest-MindsThe Darkest Minds – Alexandra Bracken

Release Date: September 14

Find it here in the Rockwall County Library Catalog.

Set in an alternate future in which a pandemic has killed most people over 20 years old, the government tries to intern and suppress young people with special abilities, including 16-year-old Ruby (Amandla Stenberg). Mandy Moore co-stars as a doctor.

 


Mortal-Engines-Philip-Reeve Mortal Engines – Philip Reeve

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Release Date: December 14

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Thousands of years after civilization was destroyed by a cataclysmic event, humankind has adapted and a new way of living has evolved. Gigantic moving cities now roam the Earth, ruthlessly preying upon smaller traction towns. Tom Natsworthy (Robert Sheehan)—who hails from a Lower Tier of the great traction city of London—finds himself fighting for his own survival after he encounters the dangerous fugitive Hester Shaw (Hera Hilmar). Two opposites, whose paths should never have crossed, forge an unlikely alliance that is destined to change the course of the future.


mary-poppins-returnsMary Poppins – P.L. Travers

Release Date: December 25

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P.L. Travers‘s book series gets the big screen treatment once again with Emily Blunt playing the title character. The film follows a grown Jane and Michael Banks — the children characters from the 1964 Disney classic — and Michael’s three kids as they are revisited by Mary Poppins, who hopes to bring joy back into their lives. Lin-Manuel Miranda co-stars.

 

 

 

Sources: Seventeen, PopSugar, ComingSoon.net

Author: rclyouthservices

We're the Youth Services (Children's and Teens) librarians at the Rockwall County Library, located at 1215 E. Yellowjacket Ln., Rockwall, Texas 75087.

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