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Roth, Philip.
The plot against America

Characters live in an alternative history in which Franklin D. Roosevelt was defeated in the U.S. presidential election of 1940 by Charles Lindbergh. Starring Winona Ryder, Zoe Kazan, and David Krumholtz. This miniseries premieres on HBO on March 16, 2020. Click here to watch the trailer.

Ng, Celeste.
Little fires everywhere

The well-to-do Richardson family have a seemingly perfect life in the idyllic planned community of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This façade is upset when a mysterious artist and her daughter move to town and shake things up. Soon deep-seated prejudices are uncovered that threaten to divide the community – and the Richardson family itself. Starring Kerry Washington, Reese Witherspoon, and Joshua Jackson. TV series premiering on Hulu on March 18, 2020. Click here to watch the teaser trailer.

Bundles, A'Lelia Perry.
On her own ground

The story of hair care pioneer, Madam C.J. Walker and the trials faced on the road to becoming America's first black, self-made millionaire. Starring Octavia Spencer, Tiffany Haddish, and Blair Underwood. Filming occurred at the Forbes Estate in Hespeler. "Self Made" will premiere on Netflix March 20, 2020. Click here to watch the trailer.

Feiler, Bruce S.
The council of dads

A man comes to terms with a potentially terminal diagnosis by enlisting friends to help care for his children once he's gone. Starring Tom Everett Scott. TV series premiering on NBC March 24, 2020. Click here to watch the trailer.

Fellowes, Julian.

In 1840’s London, two families – one noble, the other nouveau riche – face scandal when an old secret begins to surface. Starring Tamsin Grieg, Alice Eve, and Tom Wilkinson. Premieres on EPIX on April 12, 2020. Click here to watch the trailer.

Huxley, Aldous
Brave new world

Far in the future, the World Controllers have created the ideal society. Through clever use of genetic engineering, brainwashing and recreational sex and drugs, all its members are happy consumers. Bernard Marx seems alone in feeling discontent. A visit to one of the few remaining Savage Reservations, where the old, imperfect life still continues, may be the cure for his distress. Starring Alden Ehrenreich, Harry Lloyd, and Jessica Brown Findlay. Premieres on NBC's new streaming service Peacock April 15, 2020.

Burnett, Frances Hodgson
The secret garden

A girl discovers a magical garden hidden at her uncle's house. Starring Julie Walters and Colin Firth. In theatres April 17, 2020. Click here to watch the trailer.

Lamb, Wally.
I know this much is true

Middle-aged Dominick Birdsey recounts his troubled relationship with Thomas, his paranoid schizophrenic twin brother, and his efforts to get him released from an asylum. Starring Mark Ruffalo, Kathryn Hahn, and Melissa Leo. Premieres on HBO on April 27, 2020. Click here to watch the teaser trailer.

Dickens, Charles
David Copperfield

A man recounts his experiences from childhood to the discovery of his vocation as a successful novelist. Starring Dev Patel, Gwendoline Christie, and Peter Capaldi. "The Personal History of David Copperfield" in theatres May 8, 2020. Click here to watch the trailer.

Moran, Caitlin
How to build a girl

In 1990, an awkward teenager reinvents herself as a hard-partying music critic. Starring Beanie Feldstein, Emma Thompson, and Jameela Jamil. In theatres May 8, 2020.

Korelitz, Jean Hanff
You should have known

Life for a a successful therapist in New York begins to unravel on the eve of publishing her first book. Starring Nicole Kidman, Donald Sutherland, and Hugh Grant. "The Undoing" premieres on HBO May 10, 2020. Click here to watch the trailer.

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 May 15, 2020. Click here to watch the trailer.

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

It is the height of Christmas and New Year's revelry when an enormous knight with brilliant green clothes and skin descends upon King Arthur's court. He presents a sinister challenge: he will endure a blow of the axe to his neck without offering any resistance, but whoever gives the blow must promise to take the same in exactly a year and a day's time. Starring Dev Patel and Alicia Vikander. "The Green Knight" premieres in theatres May 29, 2020. Click here to watch the trailer.

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 May 30, 2020. Click here to watch the teaser 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 June 12, 2020. Click here to watch the trailer.

Rooney, Sally.
Normal people

Follows Marianne and Connell, from different backgrounds but the same small town in Ireland, as they weave in and out of each other's romantic lives. Starring Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal. TV series premieres on BBC on July 18, 2020. Click here to watch the trailer.

Funke, Cornelia Caroline.
Dragon rider

A young silver dragon teams up with a mountain spirit and an orphaned boy on a journey through the Himalayas in search for the Rim of Heaven. Featuring the voices of Felicity Jones, Patrick Stewart, and Freddy Highmore. In theatres August 6, 2020.

Applegate, Katherine.
The one and only Ivan

A gorilla named Ivan tries to piece together his past with the help of an elephant named Stella as they hatch a plan to escape from captivity. Featuring the voices of Angelina Jolie, Sam Rockwell, and Bryan Cranston. In theatres August 14, 2020.

Springer, Nancy.
The case of the missing marquess

Upon the disappearance of their mother, the child sister of Sherlock and Mycroft Holmes runs away to become a fugitive private detective herself. Starring Millie Bobby Brown and Henry Cavill. In theatres Summer 2020.

Clancy, Tom
Without remorse

A former Navy SEAL turned CIA operative seeks revenge after his girlfriend is killed by a Baltimore drug lord. Starring Michael B. Jordan. In theatres September 18, 2020.

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, Gal Gadot, and Armie Hammer. In theatres October 2, 2020.

Dahl, Roald.
The witches

The scary, funny and imaginative tale of a seven year old boy who has a run in with some real life witches. Starring Anne Hathaway and Octavia Spencer. In theatres October 16, 2020.

Bridwell, Norman.
Clifford, the big red dog

A young girl's love for a tiny puppy named Clifford makes the dog grow to an enormous size. Starring Jack Whitehall and John Cleese. In theatres November 13, 2020.

Herbert, Frank.

The son of a noble family is entrusted with the protection of the most valuable asset and most vital element in the galaxy. Starring Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya, Oscar Isaac, and Javier Bardem. In theatres December 18, 2020.

Jiles, Paulette
News of the world

A Texan traveling across the wild West bringing the news of the world to local townspeople, agrees to help rescue a young girl who was kidnapped. Starring Tom Hanks. In theatres December 25, 2020.

Han, Jenny.
Always and forever, Lara Jean

When she doesn't get into the college of her choice, Lara Jean needs to figure out her school situation ... and her relationship with Peter. Available on Netflix late-2020.

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi

A pair of young Nigerian immigrants face a life time of struggle while their relationship endures. Starring Lupita Nyong'o and Zackary Momoh. Premieres on HBO Max in 2020.

Quinn, Julia
Because of Miss Bridgerton

Wealth, lust, and betrayal set in the backdrop of Regency era England, seen through the eyes of the powerful Bridgerton family. Starring Julie Andrews and Adjoa Andoh. "Bridgerton" premieres on Netflix in 2020.

Pinborough, Sarah
Behind her eyes

Louise, a single mom, takes a part-time job in a psychiatrist's office. She begins an affair with her boss and strikes up an unlikely friendship with his wife. Starring Simona Brown, Eve Hewson, and Tom Bateman. Series premieres on Netflix in 2020.

Wheeler, Thomas

Nimue grew up an outcast. Her connection to dark magic made her something to be feared in her Druid village, and that made her desperate to leave. . . . That is, until Red Paladins slaughter her entire village, and Nimue's fate is forever altered. Charged by her dying mother to reunite an ancient sword with a legendary sorcerer, Nimue is now her people's only hope. Starring Katherine Langford. Premieres on Netflix in 2020.

Reid, Taylor Jenkins.
Daisy Jones & the Six

Following the rise of Daisy Jones and The Six' rock band through the 70's LA music scene on their quest for worldwide icon status. Starring Riley Keough. TV series premiering on Amazon Prime in 2020.

Cohn, Rachel.
Dash & Lily's book of dares

Dash and Lily carry on a wintry scavenger hunt at Christmas-time in New York, neither knowing quite what--or who--they will find. Starring Austin Abrams and Midori Francis. Premieres on Netflix in late-2020.

Hannah, Kristin.
Firefly Lane

The story of Tully and Kate, two unlikely friends from their meeting as tweens in 1974 to the present. Kate, the introvert, and Tully, the coolest girl in school, form a bond that weathers every milestone in their lives, leading up to a tragedy in the present. Starring Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke. Available on Netflix in 2020.

McBride, James
The good lord bird

Told from the point of view of Onion, a fictional enslaved boy, who is part of John Brown's motley crew of abolitionist soldiers during the time of Bleeding Kansas. Starring Ethan Hawke, Daveed Diggs, and Wyatt Russell. Premieres on Showtime in 2020.

Brooks-Dalton, Lily
Good morning, midnight

A scientist, alone in the Arctic, tries to make contact with a spacecraft returning to Earth. Starring George Clooney, Felicity Jones, and David Oyelowo. "The Midnight Sky" will be available on Netflix in 2020.

Pratchett, Terry.
Guards! guards!

A group of misfit cops rise up from decades of helplessness to save their corrupt city from catastrophe. Starring Richard Dormer and Marama Corlett. "The Watch" is a TV series premiering on BBC America in 2020.

Vance, J. D.
Hillbilly elegy

A man recalls his life growing up in the Midwest with Appalachian values. Starring Amy Adams and Glenn Close, and directed by Ron Howard. In theatres in 2020.

Reid, Iain
I'm thinking of ending things

An unexpected detour causes a woman who is trying to figure out how to break up with her boyfriend to rethink her life. Starring Jesse Plemons and Toni Collette. In theatres 2020.

Catton, Eleanor
The luminaries

Adventure mystery set in the midst of New Zealand's 1860's gold rush. Starring Eva Green, Eve Hewson, and Himesh Patel. TV series premiering on BBC in 2020.

Moriarty, Liane.
Nine perfect strangers

Could ten days at a health resort really change you forever? These nine perfect strangers are about to find out. Starring Nicole Kidman. Series premieres on Hulu in late-2020.

Sutherland, Krystal.
Our chemical hearts

A high school transfer student finds a new passion when she begins to work on the school's newspaper. Starring Lilly Reinhart and Austin Abrams. Premieres on Amazon Prime in 2020.

Du Maurier, Daphne

A young newlywed finds herself in living in the shadow of her wealthy husband's previous wife. Starring Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Armie Hammer. Available on Netflix in 2020.

Bardugo, Leigh.
Shadow and bone

Orphaned by the Border Wars, Alina Starkov is taken from obscurity and her only friend, Mal, to become the protegé of the mysterious Darkling, who trains her to join the magical elite in the belief that she is the Sun Summoner, who can destroy the monsters of the Fold. Starring Ben Barnes, Jessie Mei Li, and Freddy Carter. Available on Netflix in 2020.

King, Stephen
The stand

After the world is in ruins, due to a man-made plague, a battle of literally Biblical proportions ensues between the survivors. Starring James Marsden, Amber Heard, and Odessa Young. Premieres on CBS All Access in 2020.

Mandel, Emily St. John
Station eleven

One snowy night a famous Hollywood actor slumps over and dies onstage during a production of King Lear. Hours later, the world as we know it begins to dissolve. Moving back and forth in time-from the actor's early days as a film star to fifteen years in the future, when a theater troupe known as the Traveling Symphony roams the wasteland of what remains-this novel charts the strange twists of fate that connect five people: the actor, the man who tried to save him, the actor's first wife, his oldest friend, and a young actress with the Traveling Symphony, caught in the crosshairs of a dangerous self-proclaimed prophet. Starring Mackenzie Davis and Himesh Patel. Premieres on HBO Max in 2020.

Perkins, Stephanie.
There's someone inside your house

A teenage girl is troubled by a series of murders occurring at her high school. Starring Sydney Park, Theodore Pellerin, Asjha Cooper. Available on Netflix in 2020.

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

The team behind "The Haunting of Hill House" will bring us another modern gothic adaptation, this time with "The Turn of the Screw." Starring Victoria Pedretti, Henry Thomas, Kate Siegel. "The Haunting of Bly Manor" will premiere on Netflix in 2020.

Hendriks, Jenni.

This is with a 17-year old Missouri teen named Veronica discovering she has gotten pregnant, a development that threatens to end her dreams of matriculating at an Ivy League college, and the career that will follow. Starring Haley Lu Richardson and Barbie Ferreira. Premieres on HBO Max in 2020.

Nicholls, David

The poignant and hilarious story of the Petersens during their vacation across Europe where the father Douglas tries to win back the love of his wife Connie and become reconciled with their son Albie. Starring Tom Hollander and Sofie Gråbøl. Premieres on BBC One in 2020.

Lowry, Lois.
The Willoughbys

When the four Willoughby children are abandoned by their selfish parents, they must learn how to adapt their Old-Fashioned values to the contemporary world in order to create something new: The Modern Family. Featuring the voices of Terry Crews, Jane Krakowski, and Maya Rudolph. Available on Netflix in 2020.

Moyes, Jojo
The last letter from your lover

A young journalist in London becomes obsessed with a series of letters she discovers that recounts an intense star-crossed love affair from the 1960s. Starring Shailene Woodley and Felicity Jones. Premieres on Netflix late-2020.

Logelin, Matthew.
Two kisses for Maddy

A father brings up his baby girl as a single dad after the unexpected death of his wife who died a day after their daughter's birth. Starring Kevin Hart and Alfre Woodard. "Fatherhood" in theatres January 8, 2021.

Stevenson, Noelle.

A young shape-shifter named Nimona teams up with a mad scientist named Lord Ballister Blackheart to expose the ruler of the kingdom. In theatres January 14, 2022.