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 1984  by George Orwell
Extended Sample The Stand  by Stephen King
Extended Sample A Game of Thrones  by George R. R. Martin
Extended Sample A Feast for Crows  by George R. R. Martin
Extended Sample Never Let Me Go  by Kazuo Ishiguro
Extended Sample A Dance with Dragons  by George R. R. Martin
Extended Sample Red Rising  by Pierce Brown
Extended Sample Ender’s Game  by Orson Scott Card
Extended Sample A Clash of Kings  by George R. R. Martin
Extended Sample The Host  by Stephenie Meyer
Extended Sample Ringworld  by Larry Niven
Extended Sample Good Omens  by Neil Gaiman
Extended Sample Leviathan Wakes  by James S. A. Corey
Extended Sample Into the Forest  by Jean Hegland
Extended Sample Into the Forest  by Jean Hegland
Extended Sample A Clockwork Orange  by Anthony Burgess
Extended Sample The Man Who Fell to Earth  by Walter Tevis
Extended Sample The Man in the High Castle  by Philip K. Dick
Extended Sample The Man in the High Castle  by Philip K. Dick
Extended Sample Flashforward  by Robert J. Sawyer
Extended Sample The Prestige  by Christopher Priest
Extended Sample I Am Legend  by Richard Matheson
Extended Sample World War Z  by Max Brooks
Extended Sample Annihilation  by Jeff VanderMeer
Extended Sample Meg  by Steve Alten
Extended Sample The Moon and the Sun  by Vonda N. McIntyre
Extended Sample Gemini Man: The Official Movie Novelization  by Titan Books
Extended Sample Alita: Battle Angel  by Pat Cadigan
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