The Academy Awards® ceremony is this Sunday, and in case you haven’t noticed, most of this year’s nominees are book-to-film adaptations. This year’s Oscars® will really be a treat for book lovers like us!


Everyone’s scrambling to make their last-minute predictions—hoping to win the jackpot in this year’s office pool. So while it might not be the most scientific strategy, we thought we’d see which of the books that inspired a Best Picture nominee is topping the NOOK charts*. If the book’s popularity is a bellwether, it looks like Silver Linings Playbook may very well take home the statuette this Sunday. Will Harvey Weinstein triumph again?



























Les Miserables (Movie Tie-In) by Victor Hugo


The latest film adaptation of this literary classic features an impecable performance by Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean.









Juicy and Delicious by Lucy Alibar


The play that inspired the heartbreakingly triumphant Beasts of the Southern Wild. (Watch now on NOOK Video)









Explore our Books into Film collection for even more lit that inspired great films.


Tell Me: What film do you hope wins Best Picture?



*NOOK sales rank as of Tuesday, February 19.

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by sandieb82 on ‎02-23-2013 03:09 PM

I'm definitely voting for Les Miserables. Great movie very well done.