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    May 14, 2020

    25 More Books That Somehow Haven't Been Made Into A Movie Or TV Show And If They Have, Need To Be Remade

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    We asked the members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which books they think should be made into a movie or TV show. Here are some of the best responses:

    1. The Lone City trilogy by Amy Ewing

    HarperTeen

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    Summary: Violet was born knowing her life was going to be lived serving the upper class members of her society — residents of the Jewel. So, when the Duchess of the Lake buys her at auction, Violet knows that it's time for her to accept her life as a servant in the sparkly facade. But, when Violet meets a handsome boy who's also under the Duchess's control, Violet knows that she has to risk it all for love and freedom.

    2. The Giver Quartet by Lois Lowry

    HMH Books for Young Readers

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    Summary: The books follow Jonas (The Giver), Kira (Gathering Blue), Matty (Messenger), and Water Claire (Son) as they embark on journeys through their own "utopias" and learn valuable lessons along the way.

    3. The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer

    Feiwel & Friends

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    Summary: In a futuristic retelling of Grimm's fairytales, this series follows Cinder (Cinderella), Scarlet (Little Red Riding Hood), Cress (Rapunzel), and Winter (Snow White) on their missions to save their kingdom and the world.

    4. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

    St. Martin's Griffin

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    Summary: Cath is the #1 Simon Snow fangirl. Her twin sister, Wren, used to be a fangirl too, but when they get to college, Wren wants to leave the book series behind and start a life on her own. But Cath can't quite let go of Simon Snow — after all, it was those books that got her through her mother abandoning them and other hardships. Will Cath be able to get out of the fantasy world and begin living her life for real?

    5. The Selection series by Kiera Cass

    HarperTeen

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    Summary: The Selection is a tradition in which 35 eligibles fight to marry the crowned royal. Follow America Singer, and then Princess Eadlyn, on the paths and personal journeys they go on through the Selection.

    6. The Delirium trilogy by Lauren Oliver

    HarperCollins

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    Summary: Lena Haloway cannot wait for her procedure to rid her of love — aka the Cure. But, three months out from her operation, she meets the mysterious Alex, and he makes her question every notion she's had about love and what it truly means.

    7. Daughters of the Moon by Lynne Ewing

    Hyperion

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    Summary: Vanessa, Catty, Serena, and Jimena live in Los Angeles. On the surface, they seem like ordinary girls, but these four friends have special powers: Vanessa can become invisible, Catty can time travel, Serena can read minds, and Jimena can see the future. These four girls — and their powers — make up the Daughters of the Moon.

    8. The Summer I Turned Pretty trilogy by Jenny Han

    Simon & Schuster

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    Summary: Over the course of several summers, Isabel (Belly) develops feelings for the Fisher brothers, Conrad and Jeremiah, and Belly is conflicted over who's the right choice for her.

    9. The Night Huntress series by Jeaniene Frost

    Avon

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    Summary: Cat Crawfield is a half-vampire with a vengeance. She disdains the (wholey) undead because of how her vampire father ruined her human mother's life. But, when Cat meets Bones — a vampire bounty hunter — the two from a bond that neither saw coming. Before long, that bond is tested when they're the ones being hunted.

    10. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

    Doubleday

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    Summary: In the circus that only comes at night, Celia and Marco — two dueling magicians — fall in love which, unbeknownst to them, has deadly consequences.

    11. The Jessica Darling series by Megan McCafferty

    Three Rivers Press Crown

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    Summary: Follow Jessica Darling through all her steps and missteps from sophomore year until post-grad life. I hope you're ready for new (and recurring) lovers, embarrassing misunderstandings, and endearing lessons about life.

    *Editors note: This book series is in the process of becoming a television series.*

    12. The Mara Dyer trilogy by Michelle Hodkin

    Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

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    Summary: Mara Dyer wakes up in a hospital with no memory of who she is, how she got there, or how she survived an accident that took the lives of all her friends. Mara should focus on trying to rebuild her life, but she has a feeling that things aren't what they appear to be.

    13. The Clique by Lisi Harrison

    Poppy Books

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    Summary: Follow "it girls" Massie, Dylan, Alicia, Kristen, and Claire through their years at Octavian Country Day School. There's breakups, makeups, and more drama than you can handle.

    *Editors note: There was a movie adaptation, but this series would work much better as a show, IMO.*

    14. Blue Bloods by Melissa de la Cruz

    Hyperion

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    Summary: Schuyler Van Alen spends her time trying to blend in and fly under the radar, but when Schuyler finds out that she's a vampire and part of the underground society of elite Manhattanites, that becomes nearly impossible. When one of her schoolmates — and fellow vampire — is found murdered, Schuyler teams up with Jack Force — the hottest boy / vampire in school — to get to the bottom of the case and uncover their feelings for one another that goes back generations.

    15. The Unwind Dystology series by Neal Shusterman

    Simon & Schuster

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    Summary: In a society where unwanted teens are salvaged and skewered for body parts, Connor, Risa, and Lev embark on a journey to ensure they remain whole.

    16. The Red Queen series by Victoria Aveyard

    HarperTeen

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    Summary: Mare Barrow grew up thinking she was a Red Blood — the lower class — but when she finds out she has abilities that only the Silver Bloods — the royal class — possess, she's forced into their world and feels torn between this new one and the one she came from.

    17. The A-List series by Zoey Dean

    Megan Tingley Publishers

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    Summary: Follow the glamorous lives of Anna Percy and her uber-rich Beverly Hills high school classmates from the parties to the scandals to the love affairs.

    18. The Mediator by Meg Cabot

    Pocket Pulse

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    Summary: Suze can see dead people — and they don't leave her alone until she helps them with their unfinished business. That is, until she meets Jesse, a cute ghost who seems to just enjoy her company. But that joy is short lived when Suze starts at a new school and a ghost is hell bent on revenge...and Suze is the only thing in the way.

    19. The Wicked Lovely series by Melissa Marr

    HarperTeen

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    Summary: Aislinn lives by three hard and fast rules: don't stare at the invisible faeries, don't talk to the invisible faeries, and DON'T attract their attention. Soon, all those rules go out with window when Keenan, the Summer King, insists on making Aislinn his Summer Queen...at any cost.

    20. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

    Henry Holt and Co

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    Summary: Kaz Brekker is the best criminal in Grishaverse, so when he's offered the chance at a deadly heist that could make him richer than he ever thought possible, he assembles a crew of six other criminals to pull it off...that is, if they don't kill each other first.

    21. Caraval by Stephanie Garber

    Flatiron Books

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    Summary: Caraval happens once a year and never in the same place twice. Scarlett and Tella have wanted to attend the magical event since they could remember and this year is their chance. With the help of a mysterious sailor, Scar and Tella journey to Caraval, but when they get there, Tella is kidnapped and Scar finds out that this years game is to find Tella...winner takes all. Scar is told everything in Caraval is just an elaborate performance — part of the game — but all too soon, things begin feeling a little too real and Scar races against the clock to save her sister from danger, regardless if it's real or not.

    22. The Significance series by Shelly Crane

    Kiss Me Publications

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    Summary: Maggie's had a bad year and things aren't really looking up for her, but when she saves Caleb's life from an oncoming car, Maggie and Caleb realize that they are soulmates. But soulmates in his world is different from what she knew of the word. Soon, she's thrown into the world of the Virtuoso. But, what should be a time of joy and first love is anything but when a rival clan tries to end Maggie and Caleb's relationship before it's even begun.

    23. Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

    Ballantine Book

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    Summary: On a walk home one night, Jason is attacked, kidnapped, and drugged. He wakes up in an unfamiliar facility where everyone seems to know him. When he leaves to go home, he soon learns that in this world he’s woken up to, his house is not his house, his wife is not his wife, and his son was never born. So, how is Jason supposed to get back to his old life when he doesn't even recognize his new one?

    24. The Montague Siblings series by Mackenzi Lee

    Katherine Tegen Books

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    Summary: Henry “Monty” Montague is too busy living life to settle down and take over his family's estate. But Monty's father has had it with his behavior — Monty gets one last hurrah before he has to take up his family duty. Since it's his last, Monty spends his final escapade traipsing around Paris with his best friend and crush, Percy, and as they bounce from one hedonistic kerfuffle to the next.

    25. Mosquitoland by David Arnold

    Viking Books for Young Readers

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    Summary: Mim Malone embarks on a journey from Mississippi to Ohio to reunite with her mother. However, what Mim thought was going to be boring a Greyhound bus ride turns out to be anything but and, instead, is filled with mishaps, quirky passengers, and self-discovery.

    Were there any books/series not mentioned that you'd love to see adapted into a movie or show? Let us know in the comments below!

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