Books-A-Million to Help Theater-Goers Read the Book Before Big Screen Debuts
Books-A-Million, Inc. (NASDAQ:BAMM), released today a list of books that are being adapted for the big screen as a way to help their customers learn about, and become excited to see, movies coming in the months ahead.
Recently, the pages of such books as 'The Fault in Our Stars' by
Some upcoming page-to-screen movies are:
'The Hundred Foot Journey' (Release date 8/8/14) is the story of a chef from humble beginnings in Mumbai who moves with his family to Paris where he conquers the world of French haute cuisine. The film adaptation features
'The Giver' (Release date 8/15/14) is based Lois Lowry's 1993 Newbery Award Winning children's novel about a utopian society without war, suffering, pain, difference or choice. One boy, Jonas (Brenton Thwaites) is chosen to learn from the Giver (
'If I Stay' (Release date 8/22/14) will make you stop and evaluate your life. Based on the critically acclaimed novel of the same name, the movie takes you along as Mia, a shy 17-year-old cellist who, following an automobile crash, has an outer body experience. While in a coma, she watches as friends and family gather at her bedside and has to decide whether she wants to live a life far different than she imagined, or slip away and die. Be sure to bring tissues.
Gillian Flynn is the New York Times #1 best-selling author with two titles coming to the big screen this fall. The first is 'Dark Places' (Release date 9/1/14) starring Chloë Grace Moretz,
With all the deep, dark stories set to roll in theaters, it's good to have one that adds a little levity and makes you laugh out loud. One such title is 'This is Where I Leave You' (Release date 9/12/14) by Jonathan Tropper. This riotously funny story with
'Maze Runner' (Release date 9/19/14) is perfect for fans of The Hunger Games series. The story begins as Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) is dropped off in a rural community of boys after his memory has been erased. He soon learns they're all trapped in a maze and must work together to escape. Follow the thrilling action and danger at every turn.
Coming into the holiday season are two must see movies. First, is 'Wild' (Release date 12/5/14). This memoir by Cheryl Strayed is the inspirational story of one woman's 1,100-mile solo hike on the Pacific Crest Trail - from the Mojave Desert to the forests of Washington State - to recover from recent events in her life.
And finally, coming out on Christmas Day is 'Unbroken' (Release date 12/25/14) by
Visit www.booksamillion.com/book-movie to purchase or download a copy of each book.
About Books-A-Million, Inc.
Books-A-Million, Inc. is one of the nation's leading book retailers and sells on the Internet at www.booksamillion.com. The Company presently operates 256 stores in 33 states and the District of Columbia. The Company operates large superstores under the names Books-A-Million (BAM!), Books & Co. and 2nd & Charles and traditional bookstores operating under the names Bookland and Books-A-Million. Also included in the Company's retail operations is the operation of Yogurt Mountain Holding, LLC, a retailer and franchisor of self-serve frozen yogurt stores with 41 locations. The Company also develops and manages commercial real estate investments through its subsidiary, Preferred Growth Properties. The common stock of Books-A-Million, Inc. is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol BAMM. For more information, visit the Company's corporate website at www.booksamillioninc.com.
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