16 Books to Read Before They're Made Into Movies and TV Shows

Are you someone who likes to read the book before seeing the movie? If so, you're in luck, because there's a big batch of books being turned into films and television shows this year. There are rom-coms, historical dramas, and classics all making their way to the big screen in 2022 and 2023. Browse our list, and it will help you fill both your bookshelves and your upcoming movie nights—you'll soon have lots of stories to keep you busy. Some highlights include Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid, which is being turned into a 1970s-set documentary-style miniseries starring Riley Keough. There's also Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris, a movie adaptation of the similarly named book by Paul Gallico that sees the titular Mrs. Harris traveling to Paris to buy the Dior dress of her dreams. Read on and find a new book to read—and a new movie to add to your queue in months to come. Is the book better than the movie? You be the judge.