Page to Screen in March 2018

Before you head to the movies this month, make sure you listen to the books they were based on first!

 

1. Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews, narrated by Jeremy Bobb
Expected release date: March 2

Red Sparrow.

A gripping, highly commercial espionage thriller written with the delicious insider detail and up-to-the-minute insight, only known to a veteran CIA spook. In today’s Russia, dominated by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, state intelligence officer Dominika Egorova struggles to survive in the cast-iron bureaucracy of post-Soviet intelligence.

Read more and listen to a sample.

 

2. Death Sentence (Film Adaptation: Death Wish) by Brian Garfield, narrated by Brian Holsopple
Expected release date: March 2

Paul Benjamin was an ordinary New Yorker until a gang of drug addicts killed his wife and raped his daughter. When the police proved helpless, Benjamin bought a gun and found his own vengeance, methodically tracking the addicts and killing them one by one. Now he is in Chicago, and the cycle of violence is about to begin anew.

Read more and listen to a sample.

 

 

2. A Wrinkle In Time by Madeleine L’Engle, narrated by Hope Davis
Expected release date: March 9

Wrinkle In Time.

Meg Murray, her little brother Charles Wallace, and their mother are having a midnight snack on a dark and stormy night when an unearthly stranger appears at their door. He claims to have been blown off course, and goes on to tell them that there is such a thing as a “tesseract,” which, if you didn’t know, is a wrinkle in time. 

Read more and listen to a sample.

 

 

4. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli, narrated by Michael Crouch
Expected release date: March 16

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda.

Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now Simon is actually being blackmailed: if he doesn’t play wingman for class clown Martin, his sexual identity will become everyone’s business.

Read more and listen to a sample.

 

 

5. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, narrated by Wil Wheaton
Expected release date: March 29

Ready Player One.

Wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, Ready Player One is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut-part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed.

Read more and listen to a sample.

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