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May 1st, 2016

News: May Book to Movie Adaptations

Read the Book Before You See the Movie!

Thank you IMDB.com for providing the movie plot summaries.

CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR
Date: May 6th
Adapted From: Marvel Comics' Captain America & Avengers
Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson
Plot Summary: Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man.

MANHATTAN NIGHT
Date: May 20th
Adapted From: Manhattan Nocturne by Colin Harrison
Starring: Yvonne Strahovski, Adrien Brody, Jennifer Beals
Plot Summary: A well-known reporter becomes involved with a mysterious and seductive woman while trying to find the truth about her husband's death.

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE
Date: May 27th
Adapted From: Marvel Comics' X-Men
Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence
Plot Summary: After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
Date: May 27th
Adapted From: Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll
Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter
Plot Summary: Alice returns to the whimsical world of Wonderland and travels back in time to help the Mad Hatter.





Peeking into the archives...today in:
2015: The Blood of Olympus (Heroes of Olympus #5) by Rick Riordan
2014: Sous Chef by Michael Gibney
2013: Nobody’s Secret by Michaela MacColl
2012: Fashionista Piranha on hiatus until May 24th
2011: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dreadfully Ever After by Steve Hockensmith
2010: Grass for His Pillow (Tales of the Otori #2) by Lian Hearn
2009: News: Reading the Future: Local bookstores bank on customer loyalty

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