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11 Books We Read This Month That Were Adapted Into Great Movies

Book or movie? Why not both?

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Page Turners is a BuzzFeed reading group that picks a theme each month, and invites people to choose any book that fits the theme and join in. In February, everyone read a book that was later adapted into a movie (or TV show)! Here are some of our members' favorites:

1. The Martian by Andy Weir

Jess Calloway / 20th Century Fox

"I re-read The Martian. It's a crazy ride right from the start, and there’s nothing better than going back to an old friend. Or rescuing said friend from Mars. With science. And potatoes." —Jess Calloway, Facebook

Get it on Amazon for $9.99+, Barnes & Noble for $9.99+, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

2. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Paula Brooke Creel / 20th Century Fox

"It’s a great read if you like historical fiction! It offered an interesting look at Germany during World War II. It’s narrated by Death, which is one of my favorite aspects of it. Highly recommend!" —Paula Brooke Creel, Facebook

Get it on Amazon for $9.08+, Barnes & Noble for $9.99+, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

3. Call Me by Your Name by André Aciman

Shruhashi Dey / Sony Pictures Classics

"It's the kind of book that stays with you forever, and the kind that you can quote from. It just gives you the feelings of when you fell in love for the first time." —Shruhashi Dey, Facebook

Get it on Amazon for $9.99+, Barnes & Noble for $9.99+, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

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4. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

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"Amazing book, everyone should read it! It does a great job highlighting some of the race issues African Americans face here in the US." (The film is currently in production.) — Danielle Felts, Facebook

Get it on Amazon for $10.99+, Barnes & Noble for $10.99+, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

5. 'Salem's Lot by Stephen King

Lexi Morissette / Warner Bros.

"The start was a little slow, but once stuff really starts happening, it’s so hard to put the book down. I watch horror movies with ease and don’t scare easy at all, but there were sections of this book that were actually creeping me out! Stephen King is truly the horror master." —Lexi Morissette, Facebook

Get it on Amazon for $6.60+, Barnes & Noble for $7.99+, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

6. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

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"It was such a fun read. It was super cute and light-hearted and had a diverse group of characters. It was a super quick and easy read and I can't wait to see the movie." (The movie Love, Simon is due out in theaters on March 16.) — Shama Perekh, Facebook

Get it on Amazon for $6.99+, Barnes & Noble for $7.04+, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

7. Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts

Rae Luna Boehm-Kesterson / 20th Century Fox

"As a huge fan of the movie, I was shocked to learn there was a book I never read! Where the Heart Is is a beautiful life story of a girl with the deck stacked against her, but she pursues happiness and is always trying to be the best she can. She builds a family of misfits and loves them fiercely. It just warms the soul!" —Rae Luna Boehm-Kesterson, Facebook

Get it on Amazon for $1.44+, Barnes & Noble for $9.67+, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

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8. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Michelle Kawas / Warner Bros.

"I'm more of romance and mystery fan, but I got caught up with the story by the second chapter. The way the author includes pop culture references and some video game terminology and incorporates it into the story is amazing. Also I'm a fast reader when I really like the book and I finished this one in two days. I'm really excited for the movie!" (The film is due out in theaters on March 29.) —Michelle Kawas, Facebook

Get it on Amazon for $9.61+, Barnes & Noble for $9.99+, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

9. A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Cherlynn Ng / Nordisk Film

"What a beautiful story, and there is no other way to describe it other than perfect. This book made me laugh and made me cry. And that is all I ever wanted in a book: to make me feel." —Cherlynn Ng, Facebook

Get it on Amazon for $7.31+, Barnes & Noble for $10.11+, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

10. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Danielle Frazier / MGM

"I re-read Of Mice And Men for the first time in ten years, and it's just as good as I remember. It’s a very simple read (not only in length, but also in setting and reading comprehension) but the subject matter is so heavy. I’m glad I decided to read it again. It was just what I needed." —Danielle Frazier, Facebook

Get it on Amazon for $8.17+, Barnes & Noble for $7.99+, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

11. Every Day by David Levithan

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"I absolutely loved the idea of a being that floated from one body to another – I kept thinking how terrible it would be to be temporary. However, I did love how it challenged gender presumptions. I think it would be a great book for high schoolers to read for a better understanding of this. It was also highly entertaining, though I do wish the ending gave me a bit more, as I felt it ended too abruptly." —Nikki Francois, BuzzFeed Staff

Get it on Amazon for $7.99+, Barnes & Noble for $7.99+, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

Page Turners is our reading group where you get to suggest and choose your own books each month. Find out March's theme here, join the Facebook group to get in on the discussion, or tell us what you're reading in the comments below!