Don't Miss These October Books-to-Films
The cinematic Hollywood adaptation of Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Life of Bees captures the story of 14 year-old Lily Owens, whose life has been defined by the tragic death of her mother. When she joins Rosaleen, a bold black woman and her "stand-in mother" on a journey to Tiburon, South Carolina, they are taken in by three bee-keeping sisters who show them the true meaning of love and family.
Body of Lies (2007) by David Ignatius has been made into a star-studded espionage/thriller. Emerging from a tour of duty in Iraq with a badly injured leg, CIA soldier Roger Ferris takes on a mission to infiltrate the network of a master terrorist and bases his plan on a British intelligence operation from World War II before finding himself caught in a dangerous web.