The Best Movies Based on Books in 2021

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Did you know that some of the best movies and series out there were first based on a book? If you’re one of the many people who prefer to read a book before it comes out as a movie or series, keep reading as we have a list of films based books this year that will undoubtedly grab your attention.

Firefly Lane

Firefly Lane is based on two young best friends who met in their early teenage years in the 70s. As they grew up together, they both witnessed the ups and downs of each other’s lives up to their young adulthood. It’s one of those books that are worth reading before you watch the actual show.

The Luminaries

The luminaries are based on the author’s Booker Prize-winning novel. It’s about the love of two people named Himesh and Eve, whom both met on a ship that sailed from England to New Zealand. The story was set back in the 1860s during New Zealand’s golden rush. Their story unfolds where they both had to leave each other due to life’s unpredictable circumstances.

Shadow and Bone

Shadow and Bone is the first novel from a trilogy called Grisha. Written by Leigh Bardugo, it’s an exciting read set in the 19th century in Russia. It’s packed full of romance, magic and adventure. The novel revolves around Alina Starkov, who grew up in an orphanage. As she navigates through her young adult life, she discovers that she holds a magical power that can change the world.

Chaos Walking

Chaos Walking is a unique story about a world where there are no women left alive. All women were swiped off the earth due to a deadly virus. On the other hand, all men who are left alive can hear each other’s thoughts. One day, Tom came across a girl called Viola. He was surprised and intrigued to find a woman alive since he’s only ever known a world without one. From here on, he knew that Viola’s life would be in danger. He promised to protect Viola at all costs. As the story goes on, he discovers new powers and secrets he’s never seen before. 

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