Books That Were Made Into Movies

What do blockbuster films like Divergent, The Hunt for Red October, and The Godfather have in common? Before they were hit movies they were all bestselling novels. Popular works of fiction have long been one of Hollywood's go-to sources for new movie ideas. Additionally many critically acclaimed motion pictures were originally inspired by short stories and novellas. Great examples include The Shawshank Redemption (a wonderful adaptation of Stephen King's novella "Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption"), A Christmas Story (adapted from Jean Shepherd's short story "Red Ryder Nails the Hammond Kid"), and Brokeback Mountain (from the short story of the same name by Annie Proulx). And while many books do indeed translate well to the big screen, most readers readily recognize that the books often allow for a greater level of detail and more nuanced storytelling than movies and television shows can convey. And audiobooks make experiencing these great titles exceedingly easy and convenient - especially for those who are constantly on the go or for those readers who struggle with learning disabilities. An additional strength offered by audiobooks is that a skilled narrator can truly bring a great story to life.

Our immense audiobook collection contains a wide variety of titles across all categories and genres that went on to become popular films and TV movies. Browse the selection on this page to see some great examples and find the perfect audio book to add to your library.

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Extended Sample Delirium by Lauren Oliver
Extended Sample Divergent by Veronica Roth
Extended Sample Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
Extended Sample Love, Rosie by Cecelia Ahern
Extended Sample A Walk Among the Tombstones by Lawrence Block
Extended Sample The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
Extended Sample The Informant by Kurt Eichenwald
Extended Sample Imperial Life in the Emerald City by Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Extended Sample The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
Extended Sample Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
Extended Sample Infinity by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Extended Sample American Gods by Neil Gaiman
Extended Sample The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris
Extended Sample Mary Poppins by P. L. Travers
Extended Sample Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King
Extended Sample To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
Extended Sample Ringworld by Larry Niven
Extended Sample Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
Extended Sample The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks
Extended Sample Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
Extended Sample Thank You for Your Service by David Finkel
Extended Sample The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
Extended Sample The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
Extended Sample Allegiant by Veronica Roth
Extended Sample The Circle by Dave Eggers
Extended Sample Legends of the Fall by Jim Harrison
Extended Sample Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery
Extended Sample The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick
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