Category Archives: movies based on YA books

Hunger Games movie merchandise store to sell official products AND fan designed

Did you know there’s going to be a new store (on CafePress) selling HUNGER GAMES movie products (Based on the book, of course!)? Lionsgate and CafePress partnered together to create it, and it launches Tuesday, February 21. What I find … Continue reading

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YA novel Frenemies turned into TV movie that debuts tonight on Disney

I love hearing when a YA book becomes a movie or show. It can be such a great way to get more of the books into people’s hands. And it seems like such a dream to have your book be … Continue reading

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Hunger Games Trailer

Have you seen the Hunger Games trailer? It looks like it’s very fitting/close to the book, which makes it appealing to me. I hadn’t been sure if I could watch the violence (though I can read it–it’s in context and … Continue reading

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Does alcohol play a major role in the latest Harry Potter movie?

I noticed the drinking in the last Harry Potter movie. It surprised me a little–underage in a pub, etc–but it didn’t upset me. Did you notice it? What do you think about it? In the books, I didn’t notice it … Continue reading

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3 Twilight movies

We all know how Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight books have taken off. They’re incredibly popular (yay! I love it when YA books get people reading), and the first Twilight movie seems to have been a success. The second Twilight movie, New … Continue reading

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YA author Lara Zeises’ book airs as a movie this Saturday

Speaking of movies, those of you who know and love YA author Lara M. Zeises books (I do, I do!) (Think Bringing up the Bones (my favorite); Anyone but You; Contents Under Pressure) might be glad to know that the … Continue reading

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Maximum Ride coming to the big screen!

Longtime readers will remember that I love The Angel Experiment (Maximum Ride, Book 1), the first book in the YA fantasy series by James Patterson. So I’m excited that Maximum Ride is Columbia Pictures is going to adapt Maximum Ride … Continue reading

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YA Novel Oh My Gods optioned for TV

YA novel Oh. My. Gods. by Tera Lynn Childs has just been optioned for TV by a company called FREEMANTLE, on behalf of Ashley Tisdale (from High School Musical). The book will either become a TV show or a TV … Continue reading

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True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi to become a movie

The YA book The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi is going to become a movie. Danny DeVito wrote the screenplay, and he will direct it. It will star Saoirse Ronan (Atonement), Morgan Freeman and Pierce Brosnan, according to … Continue reading

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Another teen book being made into a movie

I get a thrill when YA and children’s books are made into movies. There are so many wonderful YA and children’s books that will, hopefully, reach a wider audience, what with all the effort that’s put into promoting movies. The … Continue reading

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