2009 Summary (Books made into Movies)
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Wrapping up the past year, the following is the list of books adapted into movies that were released in 2009 in the U.S.
2009_JAN_09 Not Easily Broken - novel by T.D. Jakes
2009_JAN_09 Nothing in the Coffers - novel by Donald Westlake
2009_JAN_16 Hotel for Dogs - novel by Lois Duncan
2009_JAN_23 Inkheart - novel by Cornelia Funke
2009_JAN_23 Killshot - novel by Elmore Leonard
2009_FEB_06 Coraline - novel by Neil Gaiman
2009_FEB_06 He's Just Not That into You - book by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo
2009_FEB_13 Confessions of a Shopaholic - novel by Sophie Kinsella
2009_MAR_06 Watchmen - Graphic Novel by Dave Gibbons / Alan Moore
2009_MAR_13 Race to Witch Mountain - novel by Alexander Key
2009_APR_08 Dragonball - Graphic Novel by Akira Toriyama
2009_APR_10 The Mysteries of Pittsburgh - novel by Michael Chabon
2009_APR_17 The Golden Boys - novel by Joseph Lincoln
2009_APR_24 The Informers - novel by Bret Easton Ellis
2009_APR_24 The Soloist - book by Steve Lopez
2009_MAY_08 Chichi Eno Requiem - book by Teruyo Nogami
2009_MAY_15 Angels and Demons - novel by Dan Brown
2009_MAY_29 Pontypool Changes Everything - novel by Tony Burgess
2009_JUN_12 The Taking of Pelham 123 - Novel by Morton Freedgood or John Godey
2009_JUN_12 Call of the Wild - novel by Jack London
2009_JUN_12 37.2 Le Matin - novel by Philippe Dijan
2009_JUN_26 Cheri - novel by Colette
2009_JUN_26 The Stoning of Soraya M. - book by Freidoune Sahebjam
2009_JUN_26 My Sister's Keeper - novel by Jodi Picoult
2009_JUN_26 Caos Calmo - novel by Sandro Veronesi
2009_JUL_01 Public Enemies: America's Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-34 - Bryan Burrough
2009_JUL_10 I Love You, Beth Cooper - novel by Larry Doyle
2009_JUL_15 Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince - novel by J.K. Rowling
2009_JUL_17 A Woman in Berlin - autobiography by Marta Hiller
2009_JUL_31 Therese Raquin - novel by Emile Zola
2009_AUG_07 Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen - Julie Powell
2009_AUG_07 My Life in France - Julia Child & Alex Prud Homme
2009_AUG_07 Mutluluk - novel by Omer Zulfu Livaneli
2009_AUG_14 The Time Traveler's Wife - novel by Audrey Niffenegger
2009_AUG_28 Taking Woodstock - Elliot Tiber and Tom Monte
2009_SEP_11 Whiteout - Graphic Novel by Greg Rucka
2009_SEP_11 The Other Man - short story by Bernhard Schlink
2009_SEP_11 No Impact Man - book by Colin Beavan
2009_SEP_18 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs - Children's book by Judi Barrett and Ron Barrett
2009_SEP_18 The Informant - Novel by Kurt Eichenwald
2009_SEP_18 Keats - book by Andrew Motion
2009_SEP_25 The Surrogates - comic book series written by Robert Venditti, drawn by Brett Weldele
2009_SEP_25 L'irreguliere, ou mon itineraire Chanel - book by Edmonde Charles-Roux
2009_SEP_25 I hope they serve beer in hell - book by Tucker Max
2009_SEP_25 The Boys Are Back In Town - book by Simon Carr
2009_SEP_25 Kimball Ravenswood - novel by Madhu Rye
2009_SEP_25 Brief Interview with Hideous Men - novel by David Foster Wallace
2009_OCT_02 Derby Girl / Whip it - Novel by Shauna Cross
2009_OCT_09 An Education - Autobiographical Memoir by Lynn Barber
2009_OCT_09 The Damned United - book by David Peace
2009_OCT_16 Where the Wild Things Are - Children's book by Maurice Sendak
2009_OCT_23 Cirque Du Freak, Vampire Assistant, Tunnels of Blood - Vampire blood trilogy novels by Darren Shan
2009_OCT_23 Amelia Earheart - book by Elgin Long
2009_OCT_23 Panther in the Basement - novel by Amos Oz
2009_NOV_06 A Christmas Carol - Novel by Charles Dickens
2009_NOV_06 Men Who Stare at Goats - book by Jon Ronson
2009_NOV_06 Button Button - short story by Richard Matheson
2009_NOV_06 Push - novel by Sapphire
2009_NOV_06 I Hate to See that Evening Sun Go Down - short story by William Gay
2009_NOV_13 The Fantastic Mr. Fox - children's novel by Roald Dahl
2009_NOV_20 New Moon - Stephenie Meyer
2009_NOV_20 The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game - book by Michael Lewis
2009_NOV_20 Records of Three Kingdoms - novel by Chen Shou
2009_NOV_25 Me and Orson Welles - novel by Robert Kaplow
2009_NOV_27 The Road - Novel by Cormac McCarthy
2009_NOV_27 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee - novel by Rebecca Miller
2009_NOV_27 The Frog Princess - novel by E.D. Baker
2009_DEC_04 Up in the Air - Novel by Walter Kim
2009_DEC_11 Invictus / Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation - John Carlin
2009_DEC_11 A Single Man - Novel by Christopher Isherwood
2009_DEC_11 The Lovely Bones - novel by Alice Sebold
2009_DEC_16 Crazy Heart - Novel by Thomas Cobb
2009_DEC_18 Moth - short story by Rose Tremain
2009_DEC_23 The Last Station - biographical novel by Jay Parini
2009_DEC_25 Sherlock Holmes - created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
2009_DEC_25 Five Point Someone - Chetan Bhagat
Thank you so much for making this list. I love to read the books before I see the movies and this is a great big help.
Thanks crazy4reading for the appreciation.
I would also like to point out the following 2009 movies that were adapted from books for making it in the Oscar nominations.
Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince - novel by J.K. Rowling - The movie version is nominated for Best Cinematography
Coraline - novel by Neil Gaiman - The movie version is nominated for Best Animated Feature
The Lovely Bones - novel by Alice Sebold - The movie version is nominated for Best Supporting Actor.
My Life in France - Julia Child & Alex Prud Homme - The movie version is nominated for Best Actress.
A Single Man - Novel by Christopher Isherwood - The movie version is nominated for Best Actor.
Sherlock Holmes - Characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - The movie version is nominated for Best Original Score and Best Art Direction
The Fantastic Mr. Fox - children's novel by Roald Dahl - The movie version is nominated for Best Score and Best Animated Feature.
The Last Station - novel by Jay Parini - The movie version is nominated for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor.
Invictus / The Human Factor: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made A Nation - book by John Carlin - The movie version is nominated for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor.
The Frog Princess - novel by E.D. Baker - The movie version is nominated for Best Animated feature and Best Songs.
Crazy Heart - Novel by Thomas Cobb -The movie version is nominated for Best Song, Best Supprting Actress and Best Actor.
The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game - book by Michael Lewis - The movie version is nominated for Best Actress and Best Picture
An Education - Autobiographical Memoir by Lynn Barber - The movie version is nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Actress and Best Picture.
Push - novel by Sapphire -The movie version is nominated for Best Film Editing, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting actress, Best Actress, Best Director, and Best Picture
Up in the Air - Novel by Walter Kim - The movie version is nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actresses, Best Actor, Best Director and Best Picture.
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