The Expanse. Poster of the 2015 TV series and cover of the 2011 book
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The Expanse
James S.A. Corey, 2011
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Daniel Abraham, Mark Fergus, Ty Franck, 2015-

Two hundred years in the future, in a fully colonized solar system, police detective Josephus Miller is given the assignment to find a missing young woman; Julie Mao. Meanwhile, James Holden, the first officer of an ice freighter, is witness to an unprovoked attack upon the ship, by craft believed to be from Mars.


The Stoning of Soraya M.. Poster of the 2008 movie and cover of the 1990 book
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The Stoning of Soraya M.
Freidoune Sahebjam, 1990
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Cyrus Nowrasteh, 2008

In a remote Iranian village, a French journalist finds himself stranded and approached by Zahra, a woman with a harrowing tale to tell about the recent death of her niece, Soraya. As the journalist starts recording, Zahra takes him back to the beginning of her story, involving Soraya’s husband, a fraudulent mullah, and a town easily swayed by deception, coercion, and hysteria.


House of Sand and Fog. Poster of the 2003 movie and cover of the 1999 book
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House of Sand and Fog
Andre Dubus III, 1999
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Vadim Perelman, 2003

Abandoned by her husband, recovering drug addict Kathy Nicolo, living alone in a small house near the San Francisco Bay Area, ignores eviction notices erroneously sent to her for nonpayment of business taxes. Telling Kathy that her home is to be auctioned off, Lester feels sympathy for her, helps her move out, and advises her to seek legal assistance to regain her house.


Rosewater. Poster of the 2014 movie and cover of the 2011 book
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Rosewater
Maziar Bahari, Aimee Molloy, 2011
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Jon Stewart, 2014

In 2009, London-based Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari is detained in Iran after he reports on violence against protesters of the country’s presidential election, as well as giving a satirical interview with Jason Jones of The Daily Show. While his pregnant fiancée waits for him, Bahari spends 118 days at Evin Prison being brutally interrogated.


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
movie vs book
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.


Septembers of Shiraz. Poster of the 2015 movie and cover of the 2007 book, The Septembers of Shiraz
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The Septembers of Shiraz
Dalia Sofer, 2007
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Wayne Blair, 2015

Septembers of Shiraz depicts the plight of a Jewish family that adheres to a non-religious way of life and undergoes an upheaval as a result of the 1979 Iranian Revolution. Isaac is apprehended and taken to an undisclosed detention center, leaving his wife to grapple with the aftermath and find a way to obtain Isaac’s freedom and safeguard their family.


Renfield. Poster of the 2023 movie and cover of the 1897 book, Dracula
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Dracula
Bram Stoker, 1897
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Chris McKay, 2023

After serving as a henchman and familiar to Count Dracula for centuries, R.M. Renfield decides to start a new life in modern-day New Orleans. There, he meets a tough and aggressive traffic cop named Rebecca Quincy and falls in love with her, which opens up a new world of possibilities for him.