WHEN LIT GETS REEL: AUGUST 2018

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In August 2018, the movie adaptations are all about YA and best sellers. There’s adventure. There’s romance. There’s suspense. There’s humor. Let’s #GetReelLit!

Crazy Rich Asians

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Synopsis: Rachel Chu accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young, to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. She’s excited about visiting Asia for the first time, but is nervous about meeting Nick’s family. However, she is unprepared when she learns key details about his life that Nick has failed to mention.

Based on the international best seller Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan, this movie is scheduled for release on August 15, 2018.

The Darkest Minds

The Darkest Minds Movie Poster

Synopsis: When the children who survive a deadly plague develop powerful new abilities, they are declared a threat by the government and detained. Sixteen-year-old Ruby, one of the most powerful teens, escapes her camp and joins a group of runaways seeking a safe haven. However, the group soon realizes that running is not enough. They must build a resistance and use their collective power to take control of their futures.

The Darkest Minds is based on the first book from the YA series, The Darkest Minds Quartet by Alexandra Bracken. The movie was released nationwide on August 3, 2018.

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