Read It Before You Watch It Round 2

Welcome to another round of Read It Before You Watch It!  Check out these books before their movies are released in theaters.

Horse Soldiers: The Extraordinary Story of a Band of U.S. Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan by Doug StantonHorse Soldiers: The Extraordinary Story of a Band of U.S. Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan by Doug Stanton
Coming to theaters(as 12 Strong) January 19, starring Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, and Elsa Pataky

Horse Soldiers is the dramatic account of a small band of Special Forces soldiers who secretly entered Afghanistan following 9/11 and rode to war on horses against the Taliban.

Annihilation by Jeff VandermeerAnnihilation by Jeff Vandermeer
Coming to theaters February 13, starring Natalie Portman, Gina Rodriguez, and Tessa Thompson

After the first eleven expeditions ended in disaster, the twelfth expedition into Area X consists of four women instructed map the terrain, record all observations of their surroundings and of one another, and, above all, avoid being contaminated by Area X itself.

Red Sparrow by Jason MatthewsRed Sparrow by Jason Matthews
Coming to theaters March 2, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Mary Louise Parker, and Joel Edgerton

Drafted against her will to serve the regime of Vladimir Putin as an intelligence seductress, Dominika Egorova engages in a charged effort of deception and tradecraft with first-tour CIA officer Nathaniel Nash before a forbidden attraction threatens their careers.

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'EngleA Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
Coming to theaters March 9, starring Storm Reid, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, and Oprah Winfrey

Meg Murry and her friends become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg’s father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government.

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Coming to theaters March 30, starring Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, and Ben Mendelsohn

When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune. Wade Watts finds the first clue and starts a race for the Egg, but others players are willing to do anything to win – even kill.

Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria SempleWhere’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
Coming to theaters May 11, starring Cate Blanchett,Kristen Wiig,and Judy Greer

When her notorious, hilarious, volatile, talented, troubled, and agoraphobic mother goes missing, teenage Bee begins a trip that takes her to the ends of the earth to find her.