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There’s still time to assemble your team and sign up for Screened, our cinema-themed escape room. Here’s a list of books that inspired recent or upcoming screen adaptations that you can watch on TV, at the movie theater, or from your favorite streaming service.

Young Adult Fiction

  • Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
  • Let It Snow by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle
  • To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
  • All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
  • Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys (Movie retitled Ashes in the Snow)
  • The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas
  • The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

Adult Fiction

  • The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn
  • Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
  • A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
  • Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
  • Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
  • The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
  • The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt


  • Molly’s Game by Molly Bloom
  • Boy Erased by Garrard Conley
  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer
  • Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
  • The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls
  • Shrill by Lindy West



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