25 books to read Before their Upcoming Screen Adaptations

You've probably read a novel and watched the film or television show that was based on it. It's always fun to see how the author interpreted the book, and note what the adaptation got right and wrong.

And, as major production studios begin to invest more and more in these original stories from best-selling novels, book lovers can now more than ever enjoy reading a good book knowing they can enjoy the screen version of it sometime soon. Recently, Tell Me Lies, Women Talking by Miriam Toews, and Taylor Jenkins Reid’s Daisy Jones & The Six have all been the rage after their film and TV versions hit theaters and streaming platforms.

So, with plenty of months still before us in 2023, we've compiled a list of books that you can read before the stories hit theaters. There's a novel for every taste, from the much-anticipated Red, White & Royal Blue, by Casey McQuiston, to the amazing storytelling of White Bird, by R. J. Palacio, and the nail biting Leave the World Behind, by Rumaan alam.

Below you can find a list of books that have been adapted into films. Enjoy reading!