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Sepetys, Ruta.
Between shades of gray

In 1941, a 16 year-old aspiring artist and her family are deported to Siberia amidst Stalin's brutal dismantling of the Baltic region. One girl's passion for art and her never-ending hope will break the silence of history. Starring Bel Powley. "Ashes in the Snow" in theatres January 11, 2019. Click here to watch the trailer.

Cameron, W. Bruce.
A dog's way home

A dog travels 400 miles in search of her owner. Starring Ashley Judd, Alexandra Shipp, and Edward James Olmos. In theatres January 11, 2019. Click here to watch the trailer.

James, Henry
Nine tales

A young writer tries to obtain romance letters a poet sent to his mistress. Starring Jonathan Rhys Myers, Vanessa Redgrave, and Joely Richardson. "The Aspern Papers" in theatres January 11, 2019. Click here to watch the trailer.

Cronin, Justin.
The passage

When a botched U.S. government experiment turns a group of death row inmates into highly infectious vampires, an orphan girl might be the only person able to stop the ensuing crisis. Starring Mark Paul Gosselar. TV Series premiering on Fox January 14, 2019. Click here to watch the trailer.

Way, Gerard
Apocalypse suite

A disbanded group of superheroes reunite after their adoptive father, who trained them to save the world, dies. Starring Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, and Robert Sheehan. "The Umbrella Academy" premieres on Netflix February 15, 2019. Click here to watch the teaser trailer.

James, Henry
The turn of the screw and other short fiction

A young governess is hired by a man who has become responsible for his young nephew and niece after the deaths of their parents. A modern take on Henry James' novella "The Turn of the Screw." Starring Mackenzie Davis, Finn Wolfhard, and Brooklynn Prince. In theatres February 22, 2019.

Burnell, Mark.
The rhythm section

A woman seeks revenge against those who orchestrated a plane crash that killed her family. Starring Blake Lively and Jude Law. In theatres February 22, 2019.

Gaiman, Neil .
Good Omens

A tale of the bungling of Armageddon features an angel, a demon, an 11-year-old Antichrist, and a doom-saying witch. Starring David Tennant and Michael Sheen. Premieres on Amazon Prime in 2019. Click here to watch the trailer.

Kamkwamba, William.
The boy who harnessed the wind

A boy in Malawi helps his village by building a wind turbine after reading about them in a library book. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Noma Dumezweni. Premieres on Netflix March 1, 2019.

Ness, Patrick
The knife of never letting go

A dystopian world where there are no women and all living creatures can hear each others' thoughts in a stream of images, words, and sounds called Noise. Starring Daisy Ridley, Tom Holland, and Nick Jonas. "Chaos Walking" in theatres March 1, 2019.

Roslund, Anders
Three seconds

An ex-convict working undercover intentionally gets himself incarcerated again in order to infiltrate the mob at a maximum security prison. Starring Joel Kinnaman, Rosamund Pike, and Clive Owen. "The Informer" in theatres March 22, 2019. Click here to watch the trailer.

Semple, Maria.
Where'd you go, Bernadette

After her anxiety-ridden mother disappears, 15-year-old Bee does everything she can to track her down, discovering her troubled past in the process. Starring Cate Blanchett, Kristen Wiig, and Billy Crudup. In theatres March 22, 2019. Click here to watch the trailer.

Forester, C. S. .
Good Shepherd

A navy officer commands the Greyhound during World War II. Starring Tom Hanks and Elisabeth Shue. "Greyhound" in theatres March 22, 2019.

Ballingrud, Nathan .
Visible Filth

Disturbing and mysterious things begin to happen to a bartender in New Orleans after he picks up a phone left behind at his bar. Starring Dakota Johnson, Armie Hammer and Zazie Beetz. "Wounds" in theatres March 29, 2019.

King, Stephen
Pet sematary

Behind a young family's home in Maine is a terrible secret that holds the power of life after death. When tragedy strikes, the threat of that power soon becomes undeniable. In theatres April 5, 2019.

Todd, Anna.
After

A young woman falls for a guy with a dark secret and the two embark on a rocky relationship. Starring Josephine Langford, Hero Fiennes-Tiffin and Selma Blair. In theatres April 12, 2019. Click here to watch the trailer.

Brook, Rhidian.
The aftermath

Post World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German who previously owned the house. Starring Keira Knightley, Alexander Skarsgård, and Jason Clarke. In theatres April 26, 2019. Click here to watch the trailer.

Simsion, Graeme C.
The Rosie project

An awkward genetics professor falls for a woman who does not fit into his ascribed criteria. Starring Ryan Reynolds. In theatres May 10, 2019.

Cameron, W. Bruce.
A dog's journey

A dog finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he meets. In theatres May 17, 2019.

Yoon, Nicola.
The sun is also a star

Centers on Natasha, a girl in New York City whose pragmatism is challenged when she falls in love right before her family is set to be deported back to Jamaica. Starring Yara Shahidi. In theatres May 17, 2019.

Colfer, Eoin.
Artemis Fowl

Artemis Fowl the second, a young Irish criminal mastermind, kidnaps the fairy LEPrecon officer Holly Short for ransom to fund rescuing his father. Directed by Kenneth Branagh. In theatres August 9, 2019.

King, Stephen
It

The second part of the movie adaptation (borrow the first part here). 27 years later, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back to Derry to face Pennywise again. Starring Bill Skarsgård, Jessica Chastain, and James McAvoy. In theatres September 6, 2019.

Finn, A. J.
The woman in the window

An agoraphobic woman living alone in New York begins spying on her new neighbors only to witness a disturbing act of violence. Starring Amy Adams, Julianne Moore, and Gary Oldman. In theatres October 4, 2019.

Tartt, Donna.
The goldfinch

A boy in New York is taken in by a wealthy Upper East Side family after his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Starring Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman, and Finn Wolfhard. In theatres October 11, 2019.

Christie, Agatha
Death on the Nile

A detective is on a vacation in Egypt and becomes involved in a love triangle gone murderously bad. Starring Kenneth Branagh. In theatres November 8, 2019.

Alcott, Louisa May
Little women

Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Emma Stone, and Timothée Chalamet. In theatres December 25, 2019.

London, Jack
The call of the wild

A sled dog struggles for survival in the Alaskan wild. In theatres December 25, 2019.

Brandt, Charles.
"I heard you paint houses"

A mob hitman recalls his possible involvement with the slaying of Jimmy Hoffa. Starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci. "The Irishman" premieres on Netflix in 2019.

King, Stephen
In the tall grass

Brother and sister are driving through Kansas during their road trip. Suddenly, they hear calls for help coming. They stop to investigate and get lost in field of tall grass. Starring Patrick Wilson. Available on Netflix in 2019.

Heller, Joseph.
Catch-22

Set in Italy during World War II, this is the story of the incomparable, malingering bombardier, Yossarian, a hero who is furious because thousands of people he has never met are trying to kill him. But his real problem is not the enemy--it is his own army, which keeps increasing the number of missions the men must fly to complete their service. Starring George Clooney and Hugh Laurie. Available on Hulu in 2019.

Lethem, Jonathan.
Motherless Brooklyn

Set against the backdrop of 1950s New York, Motherless Brooklyn follows Lionel Essrog, a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette's Syndrome, as he ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend, Frank Minna. Starring Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, and Willem Dafoe. In theatres 2019.

Pullman, Philip
The golden compass

Two children embark on a magical adventure through parallel universes. Starring Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, and James McAvoy. "His Dark Materials" premieres on BBC in 2019.

Niven, Jennifer.
All the bright places

The story of Violet and Theodore, who meet and change each other's lives forever. As they struggle with the emotional and physical scars of their past, they discover that even the smallest places and moments can mean something. Starring Elle Fanning and Justice Smith. In theatres 2019.

Spinelli, Jerry.
Stargirl

A quirky, homeschooled teenager shakes things up at her uptight high school in Arizona. Starring Grace VanderWaal, Giancarlo Esposito, and Darby Stanchfield. Premieres on Disney's new streaming service in late-2019.

Moore, Alan
Watchmen

In 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it. Starring Regina King, Jeremy Irons, and Don Johnson. Premieres on HBO in 2019.

Stevenson, Bryan.
Just mercy

Just Mercy shadows world-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson as he recounts his experiences and details the case of a condemned death row prisoner whom he fought to free. Starring Michael B. Jordan. In theatres January 17, 2020.

King, Stephen
Doctor Sleep

Stephen King returns to the character and territory of one of his most popular novels ever, "The Shining," in this instantly riveting novel about the now middle-aged Dan Torrance and the very special twelve-year-old girl he must save from a tribe of murderous paranormals. In theatres January 24, 2020.