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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The Outsiders Audiobook, by S. E. Hinton 4.0032930845225 out of 54.0032930845225 out of 54.0032930845225 out of 54.0032930845225 out of 54.0032930845225 out of 5 The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton July 2004
The Book Thief Audiobook, by Markus Zusak 4.00001009467074 out of 54.00001009467074 out of 54.00001009467074 out of 54.00001009467074 out of 54.00001009467074 out of 5 The Book Thief by Markus Zusak September 2006
Lord of the Flies Audiobook, by William Golding 3.0000062819628 out of 53.0000062819628 out of 53.0000062819628 out of 53.0000062819628 out of 53.0000062819628 out of 5 Lord of the Flies by William Golding November 2002
Shane Audiobook, by Jack Schaefer 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Shane by Jack Schaefer November 2017
Breaking Dawn Audiobook, by Stephenie Meyer 3.00000383452165 out of 53.00000383452165 out of 53.00000383452165 out of 53.00000383452165 out of 53.00000383452165 out of 5 Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer August 2008
Twilight Audiobook, by Stephenie Meyer 3.48578947368421 out of 53.48578947368421 out of 53.48578947368421 out of 53.48578947368421 out of 53.48578947368421 out of 5 Twilight by Stephenie Meyer September 2005
Eclipse Audiobook, by Stephenie Meyer 3.00000183006284 out of 53.00000183006284 out of 53.00000183006284 out of 53.00000183006284 out of 53.00000183006284 out of 5 Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer August 2007
Divergent Audiobook, by Veronica Roth 3.99999883047373 out of 53.99999883047373 out of 53.99999883047373 out of 53.99999883047373 out of 53.99999883047373 out of 5 Divergent by Veronica Roth May 2011
New Moon Audiobook, by Stephenie Meyer 3.00000445902305 out of 53.00000445902305 out of 53.00000445902305 out of 53.00000445902305 out of 53.00000445902305 out of 5 New Moon by Stephenie Meyer August 2006
The Maze Runner Audiobook, by James Dashner 2.99998877766306 out of 52.99998877766306 out of 52.99998877766306 out of 52.99998877766306 out of 52.99998877766306 out of 5 The Maze Runner by James Dashner October 2009
Fallen Audiobook, by Lauren Kate 4.67 out of 54.67 out of 54.67 out of 54.67 out of 54.67 out of 5 Fallen by Lauren Kate December 2009
Insurgent Audiobook, by Veronica Roth 3.99999771847255 out of 53.99999771847255 out of 53.99999771847255 out of 53.99999771847255 out of 53.99999771847255 out of 5 Insurgent by Veronica Roth May 2012
The 5th Wave Audiobook, by Rick Yancey 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey May 2013
Paper Towns Audiobook, by John Green 4.57 out of 54.57 out of 54.57 out of 54.57 out of 54.57 out of 5 Paper Towns by John Green October 2008
A Walk to Remember Audiobook, by Nicholas Sparks 4.00000461280145 out of 54.00000461280145 out of 54.00000461280145 out of 54.00000461280145 out of 54.00000461280145 out of 5 A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks October 2014
I Am Number Four Audiobook, by Pittacus Lore 3.0000143220193 out of 53.0000143220193 out of 53.0000143220193 out of 53.0000143220193 out of 53.0000143220193 out of 5 I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore August 2010
The Vampire Diaries: The Awakening Audiobook, by L. J. Smith 3.00006643204555 out of 53.00006643204555 out of 53.00006643204555 out of 53.00006643204555 out of 53.00006643204555 out of 5 The Vampire Diaries: The Awakening by L. J. Smith October 2009
Infinity: Chronicles of Nick Audiobook, by Sherrilyn Kenyon 4.00006605019815 out of 54.00006605019815 out of 54.00006605019815 out of 54.00006605019815 out of 54.00006605019815 out of 5 Infinity: Chronicles of Nick by Sherrilyn Kenyon May 2010
Eragon: Inheritance, Book I Audiobook, by Christopher Paolini 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Eragon: Inheritance, Book I by Christopher Paolini August 2003
Miss Peregrines Home for Peculiar Children Audiobook, by Ransom Riggs 3.00004316472382 out of 53.00004316472382 out of 53.00004316472382 out of 53.00004316472382 out of 53.00004316472382 out of 5 Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs June 2011
An Ember in the Ashes Audiobook, by Sabaa Tahir 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir April 2015
The Knife of Never Letting Go Audiobook, by Patrick Ness 3.87909090909091 out of 53.87909090909091 out of 53.87909090909091 out of 53.87909090909091 out of 53.87909090909091 out of 5 The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness September 2010
The Death Cure Audiobook, by James Dashner 3.0000088590604 out of 53.0000088590604 out of 53.0000088590604 out of 53.0000088590604 out of 53.0000088590604 out of 5 The Death Cure by James Dashner October 2011
Monument 14 Audiobook, by Emmy Laybourne 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Monument 14 by Emmy Laybourne October 2012
Allegiant Audiobook, by Veronica Roth 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Allegiant by Veronica Roth October 2013
NERVE Audiobook, by Jeanne Ryan 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 NERVE by Jeanne Ryan February 2015
The Scorch Trials Audiobook, by James Dashner 3.99994873197074 out of 53.99994873197074 out of 53.99994873197074 out of 53.99994873197074 out of 53.99994873197074 out of 5 The Scorch Trials by James Dashner October 2010
Egg & Spoon Audiobook, by Gregory Maguire 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Egg & Spoon by Gregory Maguire September 2014
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