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Listen to these 44 Books that Became Movies

Audiobooks are an important part of many people’s lives all across the world. While returning to read a book after watching a cinematic adaptation might be a challenge if the series contains numerous books—some Awesome Books that Became Movies and TV shows have excellent audiobooks that can help you catch up on what the adaptations missed.

Listen to these 44 Books that Became Movies for these audiobooks are equally as interesting (if not more so) as the films, and are ideal for TV and movie fans.

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44 Books that Became Movies Audibles

Stealing Home (The Sweet Magnolias Book 1)
  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • Woods, Sherryl (Author)

Sweet Magnolias by Sherryl Woods

Lifelong friends Maddie, Helen, and Dana Sue lift each other up as they juggle relationships, family, and careers in the small, Southern town of Serenity. 

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Book 1
  • Audible Audiobook
  • J.K. Rowling (Author) - Jim Dale (Narrator)

Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling

Based on the wildly popular J.K. Rowling’s book about a young boy who on his eleventh birthday discovers, he is the orphaned boy of two powerful wizards and has unique magical powers.

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The Great Gatsby
  • Audible Audiobook
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald (Author) - Jake Gyllenhaal (Narrator)

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Fascinated by the mysterious and affluent Jay Gatsby, his neighbor Nick Carraway bears witness to the man’s obsessive love and spirals into tragedy. 

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Twilight: The Twilight Saga, Book 1
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Stephenie Meyer (Author) - Ilyana Kadushin (Narrator)

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer 

When Bella Swan moves in with her father, she starts school and meets Edward, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire.

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The Two Towers: Book Two in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy
  • Audible Audiobook
  • J. R. R. Tolkien (Author) - Rob Inglis (Narrator)

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers by J. R. R. Tolkien

Frodo and Sam head to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas, and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin.

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The Fellowship of the Ring: Lord of the Rings, Book 1
  • Audible Audiobook
  • J. R. R. Tolkien (Author) - Andy Serkis (Narrator)

The Lord of the Rings (The Fellowship of the Ring) by J. R. R. Tolkien

In the first part, The Lord of the Rings, a shy young hobbit named Frodo Baggins inherits a simple gold ring that holds the secret to the survival–or enslavement–of the entire world.

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The Return of the King: Book Three in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy
  • Audible Audiobook
  • J. R. R. Tolkien (Author) - Rob Inglis (Narrator)

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King by J. R. R. Tolkien

Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf, and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor.

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Crazy Rich Asians
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Kevin Kwan (Author) - Lynn Chen (Narrator)

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Based on the acclaimed worldwide bestseller. Native New Yorker Rachel Chu accompanies her boyfriend to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore and meets his family for the first time.

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A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1
  • Audible Audiobook
  • George R.R. Martin (Author) - Roy Dotrice (Narrator)

Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

George R.R. Martin’s best-selling book series “A Song of Ice and Fire” is the depiction of two powerful families — kings and queens, knights and renegades, liars and honest men — playing a deadly game for control of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, and to sit atop the Iron Throne.

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To All the Boys I've Loved Before
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Jenny Han (Author) - Ali Ahn (Narrator)

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

Lara Jean writes secret, soul-baring letters to her five crushes, but never meant to send them. Now they are out and wreaking havoc on her life.

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The Notebook
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Nicholas Sparks (Author) - Barry Bostwick (Narrator)

The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

Two young lovers are torn apart by war and class differences in the 1940s in this adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’s best-selling novel.

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The Duke and I
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Julia Quinn (Author) - Rosalyn Landor (Narrator)

Bridgerton: The Duke and I by Julia Quinn

The eight close-knit siblings of the Bridgerton family look for love and happiness in London high society. Inspired by Julia Quinn’s bestselling novels.

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Gone Girl: A Novel
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Gillian Flynn (Author) - Julia Whelan, Kirby Heyborne (Narrators)

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike head an all-star cast in this thriller based on Gillian Flynn’s bestseller about a man suspected of wrongdoing when his wife goes missing.

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Hunger Games: Hunger Games 1
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Suzanne Collins (Author) - Carlotta Oggioni (Narrator)

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

In what was once North America, the Capitol of Panem maintains its hold on its 12 districts by forcing them each to select a boy and a girl, called Tributes, to compete in a nationally televised event called the Hunger Games.

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Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Stephanie Land (Author) - Stephanie Land (Narrator)

Maid by Stephanie Land

After fleeing an abusive relationship, a young mother finds a job cleaning houses as she fights to provide for her child and build them a better future.

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You
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Caroline Kepnes (Author) - Santino Fontana (Narrator)

You by Caroline Kepnes

What would you do for love? For a brilliant male bookstore manager who crosses paths with an aspiring female writer, this question is put to the test. A charming yet awkward crush becomes something even more sinister when the writer becomes the manager’s obsession.

 Using social media and the internet, he uses every tool at his disposal to become close to her, even going so far as to remove any obstacle –including people — that stands in his way of getting to her.

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Bird Box: A Novel
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Josh Malerman (Author) - Cassandra Campbell (Narrator)

Bird Box by Josh Malerman

Five years after an ominous unseen presence drives most of society to suicide, a survivor and her two children make a desperate bid to reach safety.

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The Lovely Bones
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Alice Sebold (Author) - Alice Sebold (Narrator)

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

In the aftermath of her murder, 14-year-old Susie watches from beyond as her loved ones mourn and search for her killer who is hiding in plain sight.

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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society: A Novel
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Mary Ann Shaffer (Author) - Paul Boehmer, Susan Duerden, Rosalyn Landor (Narrators)

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer

A London writer bonds with the colorful residents of Guernsey as she learns about the book club they formed during the WWII German occupation.

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Passing
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Nella Larsen (Author) - Tessa Thompson (Narrator)

Passing by Nella Larsen 

In 1920s New York City, a black woman finds her world upended when her life becomes intertwined with a former childhood friend who’s passing as white.

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Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Piper Kerman (Author) - Cassandra Campbell (Narrator)

Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman 

When a past crime catches up with her, a privileged New Yorker ends up in a women’s prison, where she quickly makes friends and foes.

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The Queen's Gambit
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Walter Tevis (Author) - Amy Landon (Narrator)

The Queen’s Gambit by Walter Tevis 

Set during the Cold War era, orphaned chess prodigy Beth Harmon struggles with addiction in a quest to become the greatest chess player in the world.

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The Power of the Dog: A Novel
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Thomas Savage (Author) - Chad Michael Collins, Annie Proulx (Narrators)

The Power of the Dog by Thomas Savage

A domineering rancher responds with mocking cruelty when his brother brings home a new wife and her son until the unexpected comes to pass.

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The Dig
  • Audible Audiobook
  • John Preston (Author) - Simon Vance, Kate Reading, Fiona Hardingham (Narrators)

The Dig by John Preston 

In the late 1930s, wealthy landowner Edith Pretty hires amateur archaeologist Basil Brown to investigate the mounds on her property in England. He and his team discover a ship from the Dark Ages while digging up a burial ground.

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Moxie
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Jennifer Mathieu (Author) - Suzy Jackson (Narrator)

Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu

Inspired by a confident new friend and her mother’s rebellious past, a shy teenager publishes an anonymous zine calling out sexism at her school.

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Virgin River: Virgin River, Book 1
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Robyn Carr (Author) - Thérèse Plummer (Narrator)

The Virgin River by Robyn Carr 

Searching for a fresh start, a nurse practitioner moves from LA to a remote northern California town and is surprised by what — and who — she finds.

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Outlander: Outlander, Book 1
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Diana Gabaldon (Author) - Davina Porter (Narrator)

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

This epic tale adapted from Diana Gabaldon’s popular series of fantasy-romance novels focuses on the drama of two time-crossed lovers.

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The Woman in the Window: A Novel
  • Audible Audiobook
  • A. J. Finn (Author) - Ann Marie Lee (Narrator)

The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn

Agoraphobic Dr. Anna Fox witnesses something she shouldn’t while keeping tabs on the Russell family, the seemingly picture-perfect clan that lives across the way.

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Dumplin'
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Julie Murphy (Author) - Eileen Stevens (Narrator)

Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

To prove a point about measuring up and fitting in, Texas teen Willowdean Dickson enters a local pageant run by her ex-beauty queen mom.

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The Last Letter from Your Lover: A Novel
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Jojo Moyes (Author) - Susan Lyons (Narrator)

The Last Letter From Your Lover by Jojo Moyes 

After finding a trove of love letters from the 1960s, a journalist sets out to solve the mystery of a secret affair.

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Mudbound
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Hillary Jordan (Author) - Ezra Knight, Kate Forbes, Joseph Collins (Narrators)

Mudbound by Hillary Jordan 

Two Mississippi families — one Black, one white — confront the brutal realities of prejudice, farming, and friendship in a divided World War II era.

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Nappily Ever After: A Novel
  • Thomas, Trisha R. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)

Nappily Ever After by Trisha R. Thomas

A soulful barber helps a woman pick up the pieces of her life after an accident at her hair salon makes her realize that she isn’t living her life to the fullest.

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Our Souls at Night: A Novel
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Kent Haruf (Author) - Mark Bramhall (Narrator)

Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf 

After widowed neighbors Addie and Louis begin sleeping in bed together platonically to alleviate their loneliness, a real romance begins to blossom.

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Rebecca
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Daphné du Maurier (Author) - Anna Massey (Narrator)

Rebecca by Anna Massey

A young newlywed arrives at her husband’s imposing family estate on a windswept English coast and finds herself battling the shadow of his first wife, Rebecca, whose legacy lives on in the house long after her death

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A Walk to Remember
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Nicholas Sparks (Author) - Nicholas Sparks (Narrator)

A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks

When bad boy Landon is cast opposite campus bookworm, Jamie, in a high school play, romance blooms — until tragedy threatens to tear them apart.

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Nights in Rodanthe
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Nicholas Sparks (Author) - JoBeth Williams (Narrator)

Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks

When a hurricane hits a coastal North Carolina inn and strands the only guest, surgeon Paul Flanner, a young woman’s life changes forever.

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The Longest Ride
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Nicholas Sparks (Author) - Ron McLarty, January LaVoy (Narrators)

The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks

Based on the bestselling book by master storyteller Nicholas Sparks, this romantic drama centers on a young couple who make a fateful connection that changes their lives forever.

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The Lucky One
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Nicholas Sparks (Author) - John Bedford Lloyd (Narrator)

The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks

U.S. Marine Sergeant Logan Thibault returns from his third tour of duty in Iraq, with the one thing he credits with keeping him an alive-a photograph of a woman he doesn’t even know.

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The Choice
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Nicholas Sparks (Author) - Holter Graham (Narrator)

The Choice by Nicholas Sparks

From Nicholas Sparks, the best-selling author of The Notebook and Safe Haven comes this heart-lifting romance about how far we go to keep the hope of love alive.

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The Best of Me
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Michelle Monaghan, James Marsden, Luke Bracey (Actors)

The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks

From Nicholas Sparks, this is the story of high school sweethearts who find themselves reunited after 20 years when they return to their small town for the funeral of a beloved friend.

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Dear John
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Nicholas Sparks (Author) - Holter Graham (Narrator)

Dear John by Nicholas Sparks

From the author of “The Notebook” comes DEAR JOHN a story of destiny that pushes young soldier, John Tyree and idealistic college student, Savannah Curtis together.

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Safe Haven
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Nicholas Sparks (Author) - Rebecca Lowman (Narrator)

Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks

An affirming and suspenseful story about a young woman’s struggle to love again, Safe Haven is based on the novel from Nicholas Sparks, the best-selling author behind the hit films The Notebook and Dear John.

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The Last Song
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Nicholas Sparks (Author) - Pepper Binkley (Narrator)

The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks

Veronica, a rebellious teen, is sent to spend time with her father.

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Message in a Bottle
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Nicholas Sparks (Author) - Kimberly Schraf (Narrator)

Message in a Bottle by Nicholas Sparks

Kevin Costner as Garret and Robin Wright Penn as Theresa bring high-voltage star power to Message in a Bottle, a tale of love lost and found based on Nicholas Sparks’ bestseller.

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