ScreenReads

ScreenReads

Book by Day/Movie by Night

The Hunger Games Trilogy Suzanne Collins
Ella Enchanted  Gail Carson Levine
Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging: Confessions of Georgia Nicolson Louise Rennison
Romeo and Juliet William Shakespeare
Scott Pilgrim Bundle Volumes 1-6 Bryan Lee O’Malley
Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist David Levithan
Speak: 10th Anniversary Edition Laurie Halse Anderson
The Princess Diaries Meg Cabot
It’s Kind of a Funny Story Ned Vizzini
The Outsiders S. E. Hinton
Twilight                Stephenie Meyer
Beastly Alex Flinn
Flipped Wendelin Van Draanen
If I Stay Gayle Forman
Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen               Dyan Sheldon
The Taming of the Shrew (10 things I Hate about You) William Shakespeare
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Ann Brashares
Unwind                Neal Shusterman
Twelfth Night (She’s the Man) David Bevington
Inkheart Cornelia Funke
The Perfect Score David Levithan
Incarceron Catherine Fisher
Eragon Christopher Paolini
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy JRR Tolkien
Ghostopolis        Doug TenNapel
The Angel Experiment: A Maximum Ride Novel James Patterson
The Book Thief Markus Zusak
The Fault in Our Stars Johnathon Green

Books to Make Movies

The Filmmaker’s Handbook Steven Ascher & Edward Pincus
Story: Substance, Structure, Style, and the Principles of Screenwriting Robert McKee
On Directing Film David Mamet
The Hollywood Standard: The Complete and Authoritative Guide to Script Format and Style Christopher Riley
In the Blink of an Eye Walter Murch
The Name of This Book is Dogme95 Richard Kelly
Rebel without a Crew Robert Rodriguez
The Reel Truth: Everything You Didn’t Know You Need to Know about Making an Independent Film Reed Martin
Shooting to Kill: How an Independent Producer Blasts Through the Barriers to Make Movies that Matter Christine Vachon with David Edelstein
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex-Drugs-and-Rock ‘N’ Roll Generation Saved Hollywood Peter Biskind
Down and Dirty Pictures: Miramax, Sundance, and the Rise of the Independent Film Peter Biskind
Poetics Aristotle
True Fiction Pictures & Possible Films Hal Hartley
Selling Your Film without Selling Your Soul The Film Collaboration, Jon Reiss, and Sheri Candler
The Art of Immersion: How the Digital Generation is Remaking Hollywood, Madison Avenue, and the Way We Tell Stories Frank Rose
The New Biographical Dictionary of Film David Thomson
Pictures at a Revolution: Five Movies and the Birth of the New Hollywood Mark Harris
For Keeps: 30 Years at the Movies Pauline Kael
Awake in the Dark: The Best of Roger Ebert, 40 Years of Reviews, Essays, and Interviews Roger Ebert
The JAWS Log, 30th Anniversary Edition Carl Gottlieb
Picture Lillian Ross
Making Movies Sidney Lumet
A Cinema of Loneliness Robert Kokler
Roger Ebert’s Book of Film Roger Ebert
The Age of Movies: Selected Writings Pauline Kael
The Movie Brats Michael Pye & Lynda Myles
The American Cinema Andrew Sarris
List compiled from FlavorWire & No Film School.