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Books on Screen

Each month, our Books on Screen feature spotlights movies, television shows, miniseries and specials that are based on books of various genres --- including novels, memoirs, comics, children's books, short stories and poetry --- along with the latest DVD releases.

May 2023

May's Books on Screen roundup includes the series premieres of "American Born Chinese" on Disney+, "City on Fire" on Apple TV+, and "Rainn Wilson and the Geography of Bliss" on Peacock; the season eight premiere of AMC's "Fear the Walking Dead"; the conclusions of "The Last Thing He Told Me" on Apple TV+ and "Saint X" on Hulu; the season one finales of ABC's "Will Trent" and AMC's "Lucky Hank"; the films Carrot Cake Murder: A Hannah Swensen Mystery and The Jane Mysteries: Inheritance Lost on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries; and the DVD releases of Knock at the Cabin, Children of the Corn and Shazam! Fury of the Gods.

April 2023

April's Books on Screen roundup includes the series premieres of "The Last Thing He Told Me" on Apple TV+, and Hulu's "Tiny Beautiful Things" and "Saint X"; part two of the second and final season of "Firefly Lane" on Netflix; the conclusion of "A Spy Among Friends" on MGM+; the season two finale of HBO's "Perry Mason"; the films Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret., One True Loves and Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman; and the DVD releases of Jesus Revolution, Emily and Marlowe.

March 2023

March's Books on Screen roundup includes the series premieres of Amazon Prime Video's "Daisy Jones & the Six" and "The Power," MGM+'s "A Spy Among Friends" and Netflix's "The Night Agent"; the season two premiere of "Perry Mason" on HBO; the season one finales of "Dear Edward" and "Truth Be Told" on Apple TV+; the films The Magician’s Elephant, Children of the Corn and The Lost King; and the DVD releases of A Man Called Otto and Women Talking.

February 2023

February's Books on Screen roundup includes the series premiere of "Dear Edward" on Apple TV+; the season premieres of HBO's "C.B. Strike: Troubled Blood" and Netflix's "You"; the season finales of "Anne Rice's Mayfair Witches" on AMC and "All Creatures Great and Small" on PBS "Masterpiece"; the continuation of ABC's "Will Trent" and Apple TV+'s "Truth Be Told"; the films Knock at the Cabin, Marlowe, Emily, The Amazing Maurice and Jesus Revolution; and the DVD releases of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Devotion and Spoiler Alert.

January 2023

January's Books on Screen roundup includes the series premieres of "Will Trent" on ABC, "The Lying Life of Adults" on Netflix, and "Anne Rice's Mayfair Witches" on AMC; the season three premieres of "Truth Be Told" on Apple TV+ and "All Creatures Great and Small" on PBS "Masterpiece"; the season finales of ABC's "Big Sky" and Apple TV+'s "The Mosquito Coast"; the wide theatrical releases of the films A Man Called Otto and Women Talking, along with the Netflix release of The Pale Blue Eye; the sequel trilogy to Hallmark Channel's movie series, The Wedding Veil; and the DVD releases of She Said, Black Adam and Bones and All.

December 2022

December's Books on Screen roundup includes the series premieres of "Three Pines" on Amazon Prime Video and "Kindred" on FX; the season premieres of Netflix's "Firefly Lane," Amazon Prime Video's "Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan" and HBO's "His Dark Materials"; the conclusion of FX's "Fleishman Is in Trouble"; the season finales of "The Peripheral" on Amazon Prime Video and "The Mysterious Benedict Society" on Disney+; the films A Man Called Otto, White Noise, The Pale Blue Eye, Women Talking and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules; and the DVD releases of Bandit and Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile.

November 2022

November's Books on Screen roundup includes the series premiere of FX's "Fleishman Is in Trouble"; the season two premiere of "The Mosquito Coast" on Apple TV+; the conclusion of AMC's "The Walking Dead"; the season finales of "The Handmaid's Tale" on Hulu and "Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire" on AMC; the films The Wonder, She Said, The Noel Diary, Capturing the Killer Nurse, Spirited and The People We Hate at the Wedding; and the DVD releases of The Power of the Dog and The Good House.

October 2022

October's Books on Screen roundup includes the series premieres of "Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire" on AMC, "Magpie Murders" on PBS "Masterpiece" and "The Peripheral" on Amazon Prime Video; the continuation of the 11th and final season of AMC's "The Walking Dead"; the conclusion of Hallmark Channel's "Chesapeake Shores"; the season one finales of "House of the Dragon" on HBO and "The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power" on Amazon Prime Video; the films The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, Luckiest Girl Alive, Mr. Harrigan's Phone and All Quiet on the Western Front; and the DVD releases of DC League of Super-Pets and Bullet Train.

September 2022

September's Books on Screen roundup includes the season premieres of "The Handmaid's Tale" on Hulu and "Big Sky" on ABC, along with the season finale of "Tales of the Walking Dead" on AMC; the series premiere of "The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power" on Amazon Prime Video and the conclusion of "Five Days at Memorial" on Apple TV+; the continuation of HBO's "House of the Dragon"; the films Blonde, The Greatest Beer Run Ever, The Silent Twins and The Good House; and the DVD releases of Where the Crawdads Sing and The Forgiven.

August 2022

August's Books on Screen roundup includes the series premieres of "House of the Dragon" on HBO, "Tales of the Walking Dead" on AMC, "The Sandman" on Netflix, and "Five Days at Memorial" on Apple TV+; the season six premiere of Hallmark Channel's "Chesapeake Shores"; the season one finale of "Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin" on HBO Max; the films Bullet Train and Three Thousand Years of Longing; and the DVD releases of The Black Phone, Mr. Malcolm's List and My Donkey, My Lover & I.