The Most Anticipated Book Adaptations Of 2022

“What are the Most Anticipated 2022 Book Adaptations?” We looked at 119 2022 Book Adaptations, aggregating and ranking them so we could answer that very question!

The top 50 books, all appearing on 2 or more “Most Anticipated 2022 Book Adaptation” lists, are ranked below by how many times they appear. The remaining 50+ titles, as well as the sources we used, are in alphabetical order on the bottom of the page.

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Top 50 Most Anticipated Film and TV 2022 Book Adaptations



50.) Evidence of Love: A True Story of Passion and Death in the Suburbs written by Jim Atkinson and Joe Bob Briggs

Lists It Appears On:

  • Distractify
  • TV Guide

Candy Montgomery and Betty Gore had a lot in common: They sang together in the Methodist church choir, their daughters were best friends, and their hu…



49.) Exciting Times written by Naoise Dolan

Lists It Appears On:

  • ELLE
  • Russh

An intimate, bracingly intelligent debut novel about a millennial Irish expat who becomes entangled in a love triangle with a male banker and a female…



48.) Fire & Blood written by George R. R. Martin

Lists It Appears On:

  • Booklist Queen
  • Distractify

The thrilling history of the Targaryens comes to life in this masterly work, the inspiration for HBO’s upcoming Game of Thrones prequel series House o…



47.) House of the Dragon written by George R. R. Martin

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • The Bibliofile

Winter is coming. Such is the stern motto of House Stark, the northernmost of the fiefdoms that owe allegiance to King Robert Baratheon in far-off Kin…



46.) Kindred written by Octavia E. Butler

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Riot
  • The Bibliofile

A Good Morning America 2021 Top Summer Read Pick The visionary author’s masterpiece pulls us–along with her Black female hero–through time to face t…



45.) Lady Chatterley’s Lover written by D. H. Lawrence

Lists It Appears On:

  • Booklist Queen
  • Russh

One of the most extraordinary literary works of the twentieth century, Lady Chatterley’s Lover was banned in England and the United States after its i…



44.) Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile written by Bernard Waber

Lists It Appears On:

  • Booklist Queen
  • Life Hacker

Everyone in the neighborhood loves Lyle the crocodile–except for a cranky neighbor and his nervous cat! Can lovable Lyle make everything right with h…



43.) Matilda written by Roald Dahl

Lists It Appears On:

  • Booklist Queen
  • IMDB

From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG Matilda is a sweet, exceptional young girl, but her parents think she’s j…



42.) My Best Friend’s Exorcism written by Grady Hendrix

Lists It Appears On:

  • Booklist Queen
  • Shereads

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires, this unholy hybrid of Beaches and The Exorcist blen…



41.) Pachinko written by Min Jin Lee

Lists It Appears On:

  • Beyond The Bookends
  • TV Guide

A New York Times Top Ten Book of the Year and National Book Award finalist, Pachinko is an extraordinary epic of four generations of a poor Korean imm…



40.) Pinnochio written by Carlo Collodi

Lists It Appears On:

  • The Bibliofile
  • The Bibliofile

Pinocchio, in Carlo Collodi’s original version, is an adventure-filled, menacing fairy tale with a moral. Made by the woodcarver Geppetto, the puppet …



39.) The Essex Serpent written by Sarah Perry

Lists It Appears On:

  • Alison In Library Land
  • TV Guide

A novel of almost insolent ambition–lush and fantastical, a wild Eden behind a garden gate…it’s part ghost story and part natural history lesson, p…



38.) The Lying Life of Adults written by Elena Ferrante

Lists It Appears On:

  • Happy Mag
  • Russh

Giovanna’s pretty face is changing, turning ugly, at least so her father thinks. Giovanna, he says, looks more like her Aunt Vittoria every day. But c…



37.) The Unbreakable Boy written by Scott Michael LeRette

Lists It Appears On:

  • Cinema Blend
  • Life Hacker

The Unbreakable Boy is the raucously tender story of the life of a teenage boy with a rare brittle-bone disease who joyfully embraces life’s tragedies…



36.) The Vanishing Half written by Brit Bennett

Lists It Appears On:

  • Beyond The Bookends
  • IMDB

For this moment, it’s piercing, subtly wending its way toward questions about who we are and who we want to be….” – Entertainment Weekly From The Ne…



35.) The Viscount Who Loved Me written by Julia Quinn

Lists It Appears On:

  • Beyond The Bookends
  • TV Guide

A special TV Tie-In edition to BRIDGERTON, a series created by Shondaland for Netflix, from #1 New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn: the stor…



34.) Everything I Know About Love written by

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • Russh
  • The Market Herald

There is no writer quite like Dolly Alderton working today and very soon the world will know it.” –Lisa Taddeo, author of #1 New York Times bestselle…



33.) The Bad Guys written by Aaron Blabey

Lists It Appears On:

  • Beyond The Bookends
  • Booklist Queen
  • Cinema Blend



32.) The Power written by Naomi Alderman

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • Shereads
  • The Bibliofile

In The Power, the world is a recognizable place: there’s a rich Nigerian boy who lounges around the family pool; a foster kid whose religious parents …



31.) Three Women written by Lisa Taddeo

Lists It Appears On:

  • Beyond The Bookends
  • ELLE
  • Russh

A riveting true story about the sex lives of three real American women, based on nearly a decade of reporting. Lina, a young mother in suburban Indian…



30.) Dark Harvest written by Norman Partridge

Lists It Appears On:

  • Alison In Library Land
  • Booklist Queen
  • Cinema Blend
  • Life Hacker

Soon to be a major motion picture! Norman Partridge’s Bram Stoker Award-winning novel, Dark Harvest, is a powerhouse thrill-ride with all the resonanc…



29.) The Lord of the Rings written by J.R.R. Tolkein

Lists It Appears On:

  • Alison In Library Land
  • IMDB
  • The Bibliofile
  • TV Guide

In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, The Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so…



28.) The Sandman written by Neil Gaiman

Lists It Appears On:

  • Alison In Library Land
  • Book Riot
  • Distractify
  • TV Guide

One of the most popular and critically acclaimed graphic novels of all time, Neil Gaiman’s award-winning masterpiece The Sandman set the standard for …



27.) The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry written by Gabrielle Zevin

Lists It Appears On:

  • Beyond The Bookends
  • IMDB
  • Life Hacker
  • The Bibliofile

Don’t miss Gabrielle Zevin’s new novel, Young Jane Young, coming in August 2017. “Funny, tender, and moving, The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry reminds u…



26.) Redeeming Love written by Francine Rivers

Lists It Appears On:

  • Booklist Queen
  • Camille Styles
  • Cinema Blend
  • Life Hacker
  • The Bibliofile

A story of love that won’t let go–no matter what! “A literary masterpiece, reminding us that God’s love is unconditional.”–Debbie Macomber Californi…



25.) All Quiet on the Western Front written by Erich Maria Remarque

Lists It Appears On:

  • Booklist Queen
  • Cinema Blend
  • IMDB
  • Life Hacker
  • Popsugar
  • The Bibliofile

Considered by many the greatest war novel of all time, All Quiet on the Western Front is Erich Maria Remarque’s masterpiece of the German experience d…



24.) Anatomy of a Scandal written by Sarah Vaughan

Lists It Appears On:

  • Alison In Library Land
  • Booklist Queen
  • Camille Styles
  • IMDB
  • Shereads
  • The Bibliofile

Some people’s secrets are darker than others. Sophie Whitehouse has a lovely home, two adorable children, and a handsome, successful husband. In other…



23.) Blonde written by Joyce Carol Oates

Lists It Appears On:

  • Booklist Queen
  • Camille Styles
  • Cinema Blend
  • ELLE
  • Life Hacker
  • The Bibliofile

The 20th anniversary edition of the National Book Award finalist and national bestseller exploring the life and legend of Marilyn Monroe In one of her…



22.) Bullet Train written by Kōtarō Isaka

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Riot
  • Booklist Queen
  • Cinema Blend
  • Collider
  • Life Hacker
  • ScreenRant

A dark, satirical thriller by the bestselling Japanese author, following the perilous train ride of five highly motivated assassins–soon to be a majo…



21.) Daisy Jones & The Six written by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Lists It Appears On:

  • Alison In Library Land
  • Beyond The Bookends
  • Distractify
  • ELLE
  • IMDB
  • TV Guide

A gripping novel about the whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock group and their beautiful lead singer, revealing the mystery behind their infamous b…



20.) Luckiest Girl Alive written by Jessica Knoll

Lists It Appears On:

  • Alison In Library Land
  • Beyond The Bookends
  • Booklist Queen
  • Camille Styles
  • Shereads
  • The Bibliofile

Fans of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train will thrill at this “perfect page-turner” (People)–that Reese Witherspoon describes as “one of those read…



19.) She Said written by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey

Lists It Appears On:

  • Booklist Queen
  • Cinema Blend
  • IMDB
  • Life Hacker
  • Popsugar
  • Russh

For many years, reporters had tried to get to the truth about Harvey Weinstein’s treatment of women. Rumors of wrongdoing had long circulated. But in …



18.) The Time Traveler’s Wife written by Audrey Niffenegger

Lists It Appears On:

  • Alison In Library Land
  • Beyond The Bookends
  • Booklist Queen
  • IMDB
  • The Bibliofile
  • TV Guide

A most untraditional love story, this is the celebrated tale of Henry DeTamble, a dashing, adventuresome librarian who inadvertently travels through t…



17.) Killers of the Flower Moon written by David Grann

Lists It Appears On:

  • Alison In Library Land
  • Booklist Queen
  • Cinema Blend
  • Collider
  • ELLE
  • Happy Mag
  • The Market Herald

A twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history, from the author of The Lost City of Z. In th…



16.) The Stars at Noon written by Denis Johnson

Lists It Appears On:

  • Alison In Library Land
  • Camille Styles
  • ELLE
  • IMDB
  • Life Hacker
  • Popsugar
  • The Bibliofile

Set in Nicaragua in 1984, The Stars at Noon is a story of passion, fear, and betrayal told in the voice of an American woman whose mission in Central …



15.) White Bird written by R.J. Palacio

Lists It Appears On:

  • Alison In Library Land
  • Beyond The Bookends
  • Booklist Queen
  • IMDB
  • Life Hacker
  • Popsugar
  • The Bibliofile

Soon to be a major motion picture, starring Helen Mirren and Gillian Anderson! Inspired by her blockbuster phenomenon Wonder, R. J. Palacio makes her …



14.) Conversations with Friends written by Sally Rooney

Lists It Appears On:

  • Alison In Library Land
  • Booklist Queen
  • Camille Styles
  • ELLE
  • IMDB
  • Russh
  • The Bibliofile
  • The Market Herald

“[A] cult-hit . . . [a] sharply realistic comedy of adultery and friendship.”–Entertainment Weekly SALLY ROONEY NAMED TO THE 2019 TIME 100 NEXT LIST …



13.) Mrs Harris Goes to Paris written by Paul Gallico

Lists It Appears On:

  • Alison In Library Land
  • Booklist Queen
  • Camille Styles
  • Cinema Blend
  • IMDB
  • Life Hacker
  • Popsugar
  • The Bibliofile

From beloved author Paul Gallico, the delightful and uplifting story of Mrs Harris, an ordinary woman whose life is transformed by one beautiful dress…



12.) My Policeman written by Bethan Roberts

Lists It Appears On:

  • Booklist Queen
  • Camille Styles
  • Collider
  • Distractify
  • ELLE
  • IMDB
  • Life Hacker
  • Russh

Soon to be a motion picture starring Harry Styles, Emma Corrin, and David Dawson, an exquisitely told, tragic tale of thwarted love. “Stunning…fraug…



11.) Peter Pan written by J.M. Barrie

Lists It Appears On:

  • Beyond The Bookends
  • Booklist Queen
  • Camille Styles
  • IMDB
  • Life Hacker
  • Popsugar
  • ScreenRant
  • The Bibliofile

For more than a century, the adventures of Peter Pan—the boy who can fly and never grows up—and Wendy Darling have captured the hearts of generations …



10.) The Wonder written by Emma Donoghue

Lists It Appears On:

  • Alison In Library Land
  • ELLE
  • Happy Mag
  • Life Hacker
  • Popsugar
  • Russh
  • The Bibliofile
  • The Market Herald

In this masterpiece by Emma Donoghue, bestselling author of Room, an English nurse is brought to a small Irish village to observe what appears to be a…



9.) Salem’s Lot written by Stephen King

Lists It Appears On:

  • Booklist Queen
  • Cinema Blend
  • Collider
  • Distractify
  • Happy Mag
  • IMDB
  • Life Hacker
  • ScreenRant
  • Shereads
  • The Bibliofile

Ben Mears has returned to Jerusalem’s Lot in the hopes that living in an old mansion, long the subject of town lore, will help him cast out his own de…



8.) The Black Phone written by Joe Hill

Lists It Appears On:

  • Alison In Library Land
  • Booklist Queen
  • Camille Styles
  • Cinema Blend
  • IMDB
  • Life Hacker
  • Popsugar
  • ScreenRant
  • Shereads
  • The Bibliofile

Joe Hill’s award-winning story collection, originally published as 20th Century Ghosts, featuring “The Black Phone,” soon to be a major motion picture…



7.) White Noise written by Don DeLillo

Lists It Appears On:

  • Booklist Queen
  • Cinema Blend
  • Collider
  • ELLE
  • Happy Mag
  • IMDB
  • Life Hacker
  • Popsugar
  • Russh
  • The Bibliofile

Winner of the 1985 National Book Award A Penguin Classic from the author of The Silence White Noise tells the story of Jack Gladney, his fourth wife, …



6.) The Nightingale written by Kristin Hannah

Lists It Appears On:

  • Alison In Library Land
  • Beyond The Bookends
  • Booklist Queen
  • Distractify
  • ELLE
  • Happy Mag
  • IMDB
  • Life Hacker
  • Popsugar
  • The Bibliofile
  • The Market Herald

A #1 New York Times bestseller, Wall Street Journal Best Book of the Year, and soon to be a major motion picture, this unforgettable novel of love and…



5.) Deep Water written by Patricia Highsmith

Lists It Appears On:

  • Alison In Library Land
  • Booklist Queen
  • Camille Styles
  • Cinema Blend
  • ELLE
  • Happy Mag
  • IMDB
  • Life Hacker
  • Popsugar
  • ScreenRant
  • The Bibliofile
  • The Market Herald

Vic and Melinda Van Allen’s loveless marriage is held together only by a precarious arrangement whereby, in order to avoid the messiness of divorce, M…



4.) The School for Good and Evil written by Soman Chainani

Lists It Appears On:

  • Alison In Library Land
  • Beyond The Bookends
  • Book Riot
  • Booklist Queen
  • Cinema Blend
  • Collider
  • Distractify
  • IMDB
  • Life Hacker
  • Popsugar
  • ScreenRant
  • The Bibliofile

THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL will soon be a major motion picture from Netflix–starring Academy Award winner Charlize Theron, Kerry Washington, Lauren…



3.) Death on the Nile written by Agatha Christie

Lists It Appears On:

  • Alison In Library Land
  • Booklist Queen
  • Camille Styles
  • Cinema Blend
  • Collider
  • Distractify
  • Happy Mag
  • IMDB
  • Life Hacker
  • Popsugar
  • ScreenRant
  • The Bibliofile
  • The Market Herald

“A top-notch literary brainteaser.” -New York Times Soon to be a major motion picture sequel to Murder on the Orient Express with a screenplay by Mich…



2.) Persuasion written by Jane Austen

Lists It Appears On:

  • Alison In Library Land
  • Beyond The Bookends
  • Booklist Queen
  • Camille Styles
  • Cinema Blend
  • Collider
  • ELLE
  • Happy Mag
  • IMDB
  • Life Hacker
  • Popsugar
  • Russh
  • ScreenRant
  • The Bibliofile
  • The Market Herald

The classic book, Persuasion by Jane Austen by Jane Austen! There’s a reason why Persuasion by Jane Austen is one of the best books of all time. If yo…



1.) Where the Crawdads Sing written by Delia Owens

Lists It Appears On:

  • Alison In Library Land
  • Beyond The Bookends
  • Book Riot
  • Booklist Queen
  • Camille Styles
  • Cinema Blend
  • Collider
  • Distractify
  • ELLE
  • Happy Mag
  • IMDB
  • Life Hacker
  • Popsugar
  • Russh
  • ScreenRant
  • Shereads
  • The Bibliofile
  • The Market Herald

For years, rumors of the Marsh Girl have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews …



 


The 50+ Additional Best 2022 Book Adaptations



# Book Author Lists
51 A Court of Thorns and Roses Sarah J. Maas Beyond The Bookends
52 A Discovery of Witches The Bibliofile
53 All the Light We Cannot See Anthony Doerr Beyond The Bookends
54 All the Old Knives Olen Steinhauer Booklist Queen
55 Anansi Boys IMDB
56 Argylle Cinema Blend
57 Bad Guys Aaron Blabey Life Hacker
58 Breath of Snow and Ashes Diana Gabaldon TV Guide
59 Bridgerton The Bibliofile
60 Cat Person Russh
61 Charlotte Walsh Likes to Win Jo Piazza Beyond The Bookends
62 Crying in H Mart Russh
63 Dead Until Dark (Sookie Stackhouse #1) Charlaine Harris Beyond The Bookends
64 Dear Zoe Philip Beard Booklist Queen
65 Dune: The Sisterhood IMDB
66 Enola Holmes 2 Nancy Springer Alison In Library Land
67 Exit West Mohsin Hamid Booklist Queen
68 Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore IMDB
69 Feminists Don’t Wear Pink (And Other Lies) Russh
70 Firekeeper’s Daughter Angeline Boulley Beyond The Bookends
71 Foe IMDB
72 High in the Clouds Paul McCartney, Philip Ardagh, and Geoff Dunbar Booklist Queen
73 Hocus Pocus & The All New Sequel A.W. Jantha ScreenRant
74 Interview With the Vampire Distractify
75 Macbeth William Shakespeare Booklist Queen
76 Malibu Rising Taylor Jenkins Reid Beyond The Bookends
77 Mothering Sunday Cinema Blend
78 Mr. Malcolm’s List Cinema Blend
79 Ms. Marvel Book Riot
80 Munich Robert Harris Booklist Queen
81 Nightmare Alley William Lindsey Gresham Booklist Queen
82 Ninth House Leigh Bardugo Beyond The Bookends
83 No Exit Taylor Adams Shereads
84 Olga Dies Dreaming Russh
85 Oona Out of Order Margarita Montimore Beyond The Bookends
86 Paper Girls IMDB
87 Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief Rick Riordan Beyond The Bookends
88 Reacher Lee Child Alison In Library Land
89 Roar IMDB
90 Rodham Curtis Sittenfeld Beyond The Bookends
91 Seven Days in June Tia Williams Beyond The Bookends
92 Spaceman of Bohemia Jaroslav Kalfar Booklist Queen
93 Spy Princess IMDB
94 Still Life Louise Penny Beyond The Bookends
95 Storm & Siege, Rise & Ruin, and Crooked Kingdom Leigh Bardugo TV Guide
96 The Amazing Maurice Cinema Blend
97 The Downstairs Girl Stacey Lee Beyond The Bookends
98 The Girl Before JP Delaney Beyond The Bookends
99 The Good Nurse Charles Graeber Booklist Queen
100 The Gray Man IMDB
101 The Imaginary Collider
102 The Last Thing He Told Me Laura Dave Beyond The Bookends
103 The Lost Apothecary Sarah Penner Beyond The Bookends
104 The Magpie Murders Anthony Horowitz Beyond The Bookends
105 The Maidens Alex Michaelides Beyond The Bookends
106 The Man Who Fell to Earth Walter Tevis Alison In Library Land
107 The Marsh King’s Daughter Karen Dionne Alison In Library Land
108 The Seven and a half Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle Stuart Turton Beyond The Bookends
109 The Shining Girls IMDB
110 The Summer I Turned Pretty Jenny Han Alison In Library Land
111 The Talented Mr. Ripley ELLE
112 The Tragedy of Macbeth William Shakespeare Alison In Library Land
113 They Wish They Were Us Alison In Library Land
114 Vampire Academy Richelle Mead Beyond The Bookends
115 While Justice Sleeps Stacey Abrams Beyond The Bookends
116 Wicked Gregory Maguire Booklist Queen
117 Wings of Fire Tui T. Sutherland Beyond The Bookends
118 Women Talking Russh
119 Wool IMDB

 


 


19 Best 2022 Book Adaptations Book Sources/Lists



Source Article
Alison In Library Land 2022 Books to Movie & TV Adaptations
Beyond The Bookends 50+ Great Books Becoming Movies and TV Series in 2022
Book Riot WHAT 2022 BOOK ADAPTATION SHOULD YOU GET EXCITED ABOUT WATCHING?
Booklist Queen Books to Movies 2022: Your Complete Guide
Camille Styles 14 Books You Need to Read Before They Hit the Big Screen in 2022
Cinema Blend 22 Book-To-Movie Adaptations Coming In 2022
Collider 10 Movies Based on Books to Watch for in 2022
Distractify A Ton of Great Movies and TV Shows Based on Books Are Arriving Onscreen in 2022!
ELLE 15 Book-To-Screen Adaptations To Look Forward To In 2022
Happy Mag The 10 most anticipated book to film adaptations arriving in 2022
IMDB Book Adaptations 2022
Life Hacker 25 Book-to-Movie Adaptations to Look Forward to in 2022
Popsugar Before These 15 Movies Hit the Big Screen in 2022, Read the Books They’re Based On
Russh 22 books being adapted for TV and film in 2022 that you should know about
ScreenRant 10 Exciting Book To Movie Adaptations Coming Out In 2022
Shereads Best Book-to-Screen Adaptations Coming in 2022
The Bibliofile Books to Movies & TV in 2022: 25+ Adaptations Coming Soon
The Market Herald The Most Exciting Book-to-Screen Adaptations to Come in 2022
TV Guide The Most Anticipated Book-to-TV Adaptations Coming in 2022
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