Inside Out. Poster of the 2015 movie and cover of the book novelization
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Inside Out: The Junior Novelization
Suzanne Francis, 2015
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Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen, 2015

Within the mind of a girl named Riley are the basic emotions that control her actions—Joy, Sadness, Fear, Disgust, and Anger. On Riley’s first day at her new school, Sadness retroactively turns joyous memories sad, which causes Riley to cry in front of her class and creates a sad core memory.


Mao's Last Dancer. Poster of the 2009 movie and cover of the 2003 book
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Mao's Last Dancer
Li Cunxin, 2003
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Bruce Beresford, 2009

In Maoist China, a boy is separated from his family and undergoes training to become a dancer. However, his entire world is shaken when he is selected to attend a ballet summer school in Houston, Texas, challenging everything he knows.


Sex and the City. Poster of the 1998 TV series and cover of the 1996 book
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Sex and the City
Candace Bushnell, 1996
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Darren Star, 1998-2004

Carrie Bradshaw lives in Manhattan and writes a column called Sex and the City. At a birthday party for Miranda, Carrie and her friends decide to start having sex like men, meaning without emotional attachment. However, she realizes she cannot after getting brushed off by a man she has sex with one time later. Carrie has many chance encounters with a handsome businessman whom Samantha refers to as Mr. Big.


Dune. Poster of the 1984 movie and cover of the 1965 book
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Dune
Frank Herbert, 1965
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David Lynch, 1984

In the far future, the known universe is ruled by Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV. Meanwhile, on the industrial world of Giedi Prime, the sadistic Baron Vladimir Harkonnen tells his nephews Glossu The Beast Rabban and Feyd-Rautha about his plan to eliminate the Atreides by manipulating someone in House Atreides into betraying the Duke.


Confess, Fletch. Poster of the 2022 movie and cover of the 1976 book
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Confess, Fletch
Gregory McDonald, 1976
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Greg Mottola, 2022

A delightful comedy starring Jon Hamm as the charming Fletch, who becomes the prime suspect in a murder case while searching for a stolen art collection. He turns his focus to an eccentric cast of characters to determine whodunit and clear his name.


The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2. Poster of the 2008 movie and cover of the 2007 book, Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood
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Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood
Ann Brashares, 2007
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Sanaa Hamri, 2008

Childhood best friends Bridget Vreeland, Lena Kaligaris, Tibby Rollins, and Carmen Lowell have just completed their first year of college and are planning to spend their summer apart. Bridget discovers her father had hidden letters from her grandmother Greta and rejects his explanation that he wanted to protect her. She goes to Turkey, where she participates in an archaeological dig under Professor Nasrin Mehani.


The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2. Poster of the 2008 movie and cover of the 2004 book, The Second Summer of the Sisterhood
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The Second Summer of the Sisterhood
Ann Brashares, 2004
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Sanaa Hamri, 2008

Childhood best friends Bridget Vreeland, Lena Kaligaris, Tibby Rollins, and Carmen Lowell have just completed their first year of college and are planning to spend their summer apart. Bridget discovers her father had hidden letters from her grandmother Greta and rejects his explanation that he wanted to protect her. She goes to Turkey, where she participates in an archaeological dig under Professor Nasrin Mehani.


The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2. Poster of the 2008 movie and cover of the 2006 book, Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood
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Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood
Ann Brashares, 2006
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Sanaa Hamri, 2008

Childhood best friends Bridget Vreeland, Lena Kaligaris, Tibby Rollins, and Carmen Lowell have just completed their first year of college and are planning to spend their summer apart. Bridget discovers her father had hidden letters from her grandmother Greta and rejects his explanation that he wanted to protect her. She goes to Turkey, where she participates in an archaeological dig under Professor Nasrin Mehani.


The House with a Clock in Its Walls. Poster of the 2018 movie and cover of the 1973 book
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The House with a Clock in Its Walls
John Bellairs, 1973
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Eli Roth, 2018

In 1955, after his parents are killed in a car crash, ten-year-old Lewis Barnavelt moves to live with his Uncle Jonathan to New Zebedee, Michigan. The house’s previous owners were a sinister warlock named Isaac Izard, an orphaned former friend and fellow warlock of Jonathan and who fought at WWII, and his equally wicked wife Selena, who had hidden a clock within the walls of the house before they died.


Hamlet. Poster of the 2000 movie and cover of the 1603 book
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Hamlet
William Shakespeare, 1603
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Michael Almereyda, 2000

A modern retelling of William Shakespeare’s timeless tale of love and betrayal. Following the death of the president of the Denmark Corporation, his widow hastily remarries the prime suspect in his murder. Hamlet, the deceased’s son, is deeply troubled by this turn of events. With vengeance looming after this hostile corporate maneuver, tension fills the air.


Mysterious Island. Poster of the 2005 movie and cover of the 1865 book, The Mysterious Island
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The Mysterious Island
Jules Verne, 1865
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Russell Mulcahy, 2005

After fleeing from a Confederate prison camp with a balloon, a group of five individuals find themselves on an unexplored island in the Pacific. Contrary to being a place of refuge, the island is inhabited by flesh-eating creatures, ruthless pirates, and the eccentric Captain Nemo, who resides on the enigmatic island for his peculiar motives.